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.

Rare Short-Toed Eagle

Bird watchers flock to the Ashdown Forest after a rare Short-toed Eagle has been spotted there. The Eagle was first seen in the area about...

Record Levels of Recycling

Recycling in Wealden achieved record levels last year, according to the latest performance figures from Wealden District Council. In the year April 2013 - March...

Pony Grazing The Ghyll

Update: Three Exmoor ponies arrived on Monday 2nd June and are now been watched over by a team of volunteer "Lookers" to check on...

Code of Conduct for Dog Walkers

Conservators at the Ashdown Forest are considering introducing dog wardens to monitor the behaviour of dogs, as part of a new Code of Conduct...

Conservation charity appoints Crowborough activist

A conservation charity has appointed a Crowborough man to act as their eyes and ears in Wealden. The Open Spaces Society, which aims to help...

Wealden MP in support of badger vaccination

Charles Hendry MP has backed a vaccination programme for badgers in Sussex, as a way controlling TB in cattle. Last year, amid great controversy, DEFRA...