People working together for the common good includes charities, fundraising & volunteering. Playing a full part in society as active and responsible person. Speific examples: Jarvis Brook & Alderbook Community Associations, Friends of Crowborough Hospital, Lions and Crowborough Foodbank. Council and government elections (not PCC in “Crime”). (Most Groups & Societies might be better categorised as “Lifestyle” or “Arts & Entertainment”).

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Criticism over waste collection refund

Wealden Council Leaders have come in for criticism for not refunding garden waste collection payments following strike action.

Wealden bin strike ends with “massive pay deal” for workers

Members of the GMB Union in Wealden have accepted an improved pay offer from Biffa to end industrial action dispute and return to kerbside collections.
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Crowborough nurse on “Britain’s Got Talent”

A nurse from Crowborough was one of the members of the "The Frontline Singers" - a choir of key workers that won a standing ovation on "Britain’s Got Talent" on Saturday evening.
GMB placard "We do a Fair Day's Work - How about a Fair Day's Pay!"

Bin strike continues after union reject latest pay offer

The bin strike in Wealden is set to continue until at least 11th June after the latest pay offer was rejected by the GMB Union yesterday.

Funding to support Ukrainian refugees

East Sussex County Council is set to give three volunteer groups almost half a million pounds of funding to help support Ukrainian refugees.
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Wealden District Council appoints new Leader

Yesterday Councillor Ann Newton was appointed the new Leader of Wealden District Council. There are three Crowborough Councillors in her Cabinet.

Update as bin strike enters its third week

Yesterday the GMB said, should Biffa not start meaningful negotiations, they will extend the dispute to the 11th June.
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Le Rugby Ride – cycling to Marseille for charity

Ben Martyn and Dan Turnock from Crowborough Rugby Club are carrying the match ball to the venue of this year's European Rugby Cup Final in Marseille.

Missing defibrillator has been returned

The defibrillator, that was missing from outside of Jarvis Brook Memorial Hall, has been returned anonymously this afternoon.
Ashdown Forest "Friends" car park on the Crowborough " cattle-grid" Road between Crowborough and Nutlye

Parking charges signed off by East Sussex County Council

The level of new charges for parking across Ashdown Forest has been signed off by East Sussex County Council.