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 in Crowborough

Free help for young people in Crowborough to find work

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

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

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

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Crowborough school looking for historical documents & photos

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’

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

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

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

Council to replace grant scheme with lottery

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

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