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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”).

Crowborough’s Foodbank provides more than 5,000 meals for families in need

Families in the Crowborough area continue to need urgent support feeding their families, but the generosity of local people is undiminished. In 2015 a total...
Alderbrook Stores 42 Aldervale Cottages planning Community Hub

Alderbrook Stores to become Community Hub

Update: Planning permission agreed. Cllr Rose submitted a letter asking for more time and effort to be given to finding a retailer to use the...
Ted Shaw EJ Financial Crowborough Great Shave Off Sport Relief 2016

Watch: Ted Shaw raise over £1,000 for Sport Relief

Ted Shaw from Crowborough has raised over £1,000 for Sport Relief by getting a bright red Mohican and his moustache shaved-off. After reaching the fundraising...
Ted Shaw EJ Financial Crowborough

Ted’s Tash’tastic Target

If enough money is given to charity, an Independent Financial Advisor from Crowborough will get a bright red mohican and his moustache shaved-off. Ted Shaw...

New look for café at the Crowborough Community Centre

From 1st April, the café will be run as a joint venture between the Crowborough Community Association and Sussex Community Development Association (SCDA) who...
Sit down for breakfast, Stand up for farmers! photo competition Fairtrade Fortnight crowborough

Sit down for breakfast, Stand up for farmers!

Crowborough has just renewed its Fairtrade status first awarded in 2008 by the Fairtrade Foundation. To hold Fairtrade status, towns must serve Fairtrade tea and...
Crowborough Beacon at Goldsmiths Recreation Ground

Should Crowborough light the beacon on The Queen’s 90th Birthday in April?

On Thursday 21st April Her Majesty The Queen celebrates her 90th Birthday.  Crowborough has the opportunity to get involved in celebrations with the lighting...

Grants available for communities affected by operation of Gatwick Airport

A charity that awards grants to deserving projects within communities affected by operations at Gatwick Airport has been opened-up to application from Crowborough, Rotherfield...

75th Anniversary of Air Cadets

2016 marks the 75th Anniversary of Air Cadets.  To commemorate this milestone the current squadron of 1414 (Crowborough) ATC are undertaking a Digital History...
High Sheriff East Sussex photograped outside Crowborough Community Centre with staff and Board Members during her visit

High Sheriff full of praise for Crowborough volunteers

The High Sheriff of East Sussex recently visited Crowborough to see the work of three local charities – the Crowborough Community Association, Friends of...