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.

County Hall Kent County Council

Gatwick night time flights should be reduced

Kent County Council (KCC) has called on the Government to reduce the number of night flights from Gatwick amid environmental and noise fears

Impact of the pandemic on the Ashdown Forest’s budget

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

Recycle your unwanted small electrical items & batteries

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.
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.
Alex Kirtkness-O'Boyle litter picker aged 6 Crowborough

Little litter-picker will be in action on his birthday

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.
Planting trees for the new wildlife area at Ashdown School in Crowborough

Crowborough school is creating a new wildlife area

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.
Alley from Luxford Road to St Richards Road

Land in Fermor & Medway Estates being auctioned off

Land in Fermor and Medway Estates in Crowborough is being auctioned next month.
Electric Vehicles Crowborough Station railway Charging Points

Strategy to expand number of electric vehicle charging points

Wealden District Council is looking for business partners to expand the network of electric vehicle charge points across the district.

Covid testing proposed at golf club car park

Crowborough Beacon Golf Club could be used as the location for a mobile Covid-19 testing unit.

Unsafe gravestones will be laid flat

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...