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Crowborough news related to the natural environment around us especially as affected by human activity. Includes farming; wildlife; conservation and increasing biodiversity; access to the countryside inc. Ashdown Forest, Crowborough Common and our Local Nature Reserves (The Ghyll and Crowborough Country Park); mining, minerals and other natural resources; disposal of waste and recycling.

East Sussex County Council Waste and Recycling Centre Farningham Roadin Crowborough

Tip to re-open

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Waste sites across East Sussex will begin reopening from Monday (18th May), following new guidance from Government.
Alley from Luxford Road to St Richards Road

Land in Fermor & Medway Estates being auctioned off

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Land in Fermor and Medway Estates in Crowborough is being auctioned next month.
Planting trees for the new wildlife area at Ashdown School in Crowborough

Crowborough school is creating a new wildlife area

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Pupils at Ashdown Primary School had an exciting day on Monday when they planted trees in the field opposite their junior site on Herne Road.
wheelie bins along Southview Road in Crowborough

Trials set for electric bin lorries

Wealden District Council's waste contractor Biffa has confirmed it plans to trial electric bin lorries later this year.
Electric Vehicles Crowborough Station railway Charging Points

Strategy to expand number of electric vehicle charging points

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Wealden District Council is looking for business partners to expand the network of electric vehicle charge points across the district.
Alex Kirtkness-O'Boyle litter picker aged 6 Crowborough

Little litter-picker will be in action on his birthday

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Alex Kirkness-O'Boyle, 6, who goes to St Mary's Catholic School in Crowborough, has said on his birthday just before Christmas he will still be out litter picking.
"Bring Site" recycling centre in Jarvis Brook before and after change

Recycling point in car park removed

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The recycling point in Jarvis Brook car park has been removed, because of repeated contamination.
Recycle your Electrical Campaign

Recycle your unwanted small electrical items & batteries

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Residents in Wealden can recycle unwanted small electrical items by placing them in a carrier bag positioned top of their wheelie bin on collection day.

Unsafe gravestones will be laid flat

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During November, Crowborough Town Council will be conducting safety testing of headstones and gravestones at the Herne Road Cemetery. The Council is aware that the...

Impact of the pandemic on the Ashdown Forest’s budget

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Next week East Sussex County Council will consider the impact the Covid-19 pandemic has had on the finances of the Ashdown Forest.