Community

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”).

Youth Hub partners - Wealden District Council, Wealden Works and Clued-Up.info in Crowborough

Free help for young people in Crowborough to find work

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Wealden District Council has been allocated more than £72,000 to provide support young people struggling to find a job. The Youth Hub is partnership with Wealden Works, and in Crowborough facilities will be provided by Clued-Up.
Science equipment donated to Beacon Academy from Crowborough and District Lions Club.

Community groups benefit from Crowborough Lions’ legacy

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Thirteen groups and organisations in the area are to benefit from over £22,000 of funding from the Crowborough & District Lions Club.

Rise in Council Tax Bills agreed

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Next year the Council Tax will go up by £86 in Crowborough for an average Band D household.
Cllr Philip Lunn, Portfolio Holder for Community and Public Health at Wealden District Council

Almost £300K in community grants & funding

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Wealden District Council approved almost £300,000 in grants and funding. Organisation which will benefit including Clued-Up Info Shop in Crowborough, Wealden Citizens Advice and The Conservators of Ashdown Forest.

Crowborough school looking for historical documents & photos

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Pupils at a Crowborough primary school are looking for help putting together a display about the history of the school.
Cllr Patterson-Vanegas (left) speaking at Wealden District Council on 24th November 2021

Wealden councillor calls for residents to be re-branded as ‘victims’

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A Wealden councillor has said the authority should start referring to its residents as ‘victims’ to reflect anger around recent planning decisions.
Sewing Crow-Bees Poppy Appeal 2021.

Help raise £1,000 for the Poppy Appeal

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The Sewing Crow-Bees in Crowborough are asking for your help to raise £1,000 for the Royal British Legion's Poppy Appeal this year.

£500 donation to Crowborough Youth Club

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Sussex Weald Homes has donated £500 to help the new youth club in Crowborough.

Council to replace grant scheme with lottery

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Wealden District Council's Cabinet have decided to replace their Community Grants Scheme with a lottery and Crowdfunding.

Online tool to flag areas where you feel unsafe

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Sussex Police is one of a number of forces piloting a tool which allows residents to flag places where they feel unsafe.