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Crowborough Choral Society March Meeting Photo depicting Haydn's Creation

Crowborough Choral Society March Meeting

23 March 2024

Crowborough Choral Society announce their next concert takes place:

Saturday 23 March 2024 at 7.30 pm
All Saints Church - Crowborough TN6 1ED

Tickets £20 - including programme
from their website or by cash only at
J&K Gallery 33 Croft Rd, Crowborough TN6 1D

The golden age of Spanish painting

14 March 2024

This month's lecture from the Ashdown Forest Arts Society is

The Golden Age of Spanish painting.

Gail Turner will look at El Greco’s unique style of painting in Philip II’s Spain and Velasquez’s portraits of members of Philip IV’s family and court.

Where: Crowborough Community Centre
When: 2pm Thursday 14 March

Members FREE
Visitors are welcome to join - £7 payable on the door

For more information, see the poster below

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The Conservators of Ashdown Forest Annual Meeting

1 March 2024

The Conservators of Ashdown Forest are giving notice of their annual meeting on 1 March at 7.30pm and call to complete nomination forms for all those wishing to stand for election as a Conservator by Friday 9th February 2024.

Tree Re-cycling Event

24 February 2024

Come along to Owlsbury Allotments for the

Ashdown Forest Birch 'Treecycling' event.

Taking place on 24th February from 11am to 2.30pm. This is your chance to re-home a beech tree sapling removed from the Kingstanding area of the Ashdown Forest.

Suggested donation £5-£10 depending on size of the tree.

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Climate Literacy Training

8th and 24th February

WANT TO FIND OUT MORE ABOUT CLIMATE CHANGE AND DO MORE TO FIND A SOLUTION ???

This FREE climate literacy training has been arranged by Green Transition Crowborough with Community Energy South.

Taking place in Crowborough 10am to 4.30pm on 8th February or 24th February.

What you’ll learn:
Learn about the causes and effects of climate change.

Learn about opportunities to be part of the solution to climate change.

Formulate action plans for your home, workplace & community.

Feel motivated to take action! Book your FREE place by clicking on the link below

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Two Do Tea

First Thursday of the month

Come for afternoon tea - everybody welcome.

The Day Centre, Crowborough Hospital
2pm to 4pm
First Thursday of every month

£5.00 per person which includes tea/coffee sandwiches & cakes.

BOOKING ESSENTIAL as places are limited to 20.

To book your place, call:

Linda (01892) 664966 or Sheila (01892) 664576

Proceeds to Friends of Crowborough Hospital (charity number 231379)

Sorry, no transport available.

A walk in the park

Every Monday

A Free and Friendly Walking Group in southern Crowborough invite you to join them for a walk in Walshes Park every week.

Start the week with a fresh air walk every Monday 9.30am from 4th March!

Bringing the Southern Crowborough community together!

For more information see the poster or call Trish on 07900 345 118

We Grow – food co-operative

on going

We Grow CIC is a non-profit company with lots of local growing spaces available in Lewes, Crowborough, Uckfield, Forest Row, and surrounding villages.

Save money on food bills and make new friends!

For more information about creating a food co-op in your garden or on your land, or for individuals, couples, families or groups looking to join a co-op in their local area, click on the link below or send an email to: wegrowcic@proton.me

Volunteers Needed

SEE POSTER

Crowborough Library are looking for volunteers

For more information, click on the Rhyme Time Poster or the English Conversation Poster below

Alternatively you can email jacqui.richardson@eastsussex.gov.uk

Are you Weather Ready?

SEASONAL

Are you prepared for severe winter weather? From Keeping yourself and your family well, to taking care of your home and staying safe while out and about this winter, the Met Office provide guidance on how to be prepared.

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Latest Newsletter 2023

Issue 2 2023

In this issue
- New for 2023
- Meet our new councillors
- Crowborough Fireworks
- Civic Carol Service
- Christmas Fair
- Civic Awards

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Free Fitness Classes

every Monday and Thursday morning

Wealden District Council in partnership with Crowborough Town Council run free-of-charge outdoor physical activity sessions led by fitness company, Our Parks.

The exercise sessions, tailored for all abilities, are delivered by qualified instructors in Jarvis Brook Crowborough at 9.30am on Mondays and Thursdays.

To find out more and book your FREE place click on the links below

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Crowborough Community Pantry

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Crowborough Community Pantry is open to anyone. The main aim is to help the community whilst using donated food that would otherwise likely be wasted.

Local supermarkets and independent retailers donate food that they can no longer sell (but that is still good to eat). Others can donate surplus food, for example allotment holders or gardeners, when they have a glut of fruit or veg at harvest time.

Although the service is free and open to all, donations are encouraged of £2 per bag.

Location: Beechview Parade, Walshes Road, Crowborough TN6 3RA.

For opening times and for more information about the Pantry follow the Facebook page - click on the links below:

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Arty Time – Scrap Store

See poster

This is a community project based in Jarvis Brook recreation ground, Crowborough.

The Scrap Store is run by members of the community, who volunteer their time to collect and sort the scrap donations.

Find out more by clicking on the Poster link below

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Southern Crowborough Cafe

First Monday of the Month

All welcome to this joint initiative between St Richard's Church and Alderbrook Community Association.

10am to 1pm there will be refreshments, activities and so much more.

Plus there will be a Housing Surgery with Housing officer 10.30am to 11.30am.

Further information contact Sam on 07488 331198

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Crowborough Sporting Memories

First Monday of the Month

Held first Monday of the month (Excluding Bank Holidays)

11:00am - 12:30 pm

Venue - The Oasis, Crowborough Community Church

For more information contact:- emma.brooke@sussexcricket.co.uk

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Friends Social Days

Mondays and/or Fridays

Mondays and/or Fridays 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
The Daycentre, Crowborough Hospital Site
Southview Road

Fancy a chat and some company in a warm and relaxed surroundings?
Tea - Coffee -Biscuits on arrival
Two Course Lunch with a choice of dishes
£5.00 per day

Telephone 01892 653133

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Wealden Dementia Action Alliance


Come and be part of your local dementia forum or set up one in your local town or village.

Currently we have them at Crowborough, Hailsham, Ninfield, Polegate, Uckfield and Wadhurst. The groups provide social and community activities eg Memory Cafes and Afternoon Teas.

If you would like more information
please call them on 01323 443266

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Scottish Country Dancing

Every Thursday 8pm to 10pm

SCOTTISH COUNTRY DANCING

Jarvis Brook Memorial Hall
Thursdays 8-10pm

For further details call Michael 01892 655 971

The Good Company People


Do you know someone over 60 who would enjoy some support to get out and enjoy their hobbies with friends?

We believe that having Good Company on everyone's doorstep will help over 60's many of whom are living with mild cognitive impairment or dementia, enjoy more independent, fulfilling, lives for longer.

For further information please email or call on 07472 564519

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Crowborough Foodbank


Crowborough Foodbank require help.

Click on the link below to visit their website to find out more.

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Citizens Online Help


For free Digital Skills help

Call Citizens Online: 0808 196 5883

Or visit their website by clicking the link below

Memory Moments Cafe

Know Dementia

Every Friday

Memory Moments Café
Every Friday 1.30pm – 4.30pm
Crowborough Community Centre

An informal café for people with memory problems and their family/care partner.
Join us for tea/coffee and cake, a little fun and laughter with games, music, dance, crafts and much more.

East Sussex Fire Service - Volunteer Recruitment poster

Volunteer for East Sussex Fire & Rescue Service


Do you fancy volunteering for East Sussex Fire & Rescue Service, if so please contact them on the attached link

Association of Careers - Volunteer Befriender

Become a Volunteer Befriender


Could you spend 3 hours per week with a cared for person to allow their carer some time for themselves.
. No personal care required
. All expenses paid
. No experience necessary
. Free training given
Please click on the link for further information

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Crowborough Town Council Newsletter 2022 – Issue 2

ISSUE 2 - 2022

In the issue
- New playpark at Goldsmiths
- Meet our new Councillors
- Refurbished Tennis Courts
- Wonderful Winter Walks

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Crowborough Town Council

Newsletter 2022- Issue 1

Issue 1 2022

In the issue
- Message from the Mayor
- Allotment & Cemeteries Committee Report
- Communications & Events Committee Report
- Environment Committee Report
- Finance & General Purposes Committee Report
- Planning & Development Committee Report
- Sports & Recreation Committee Report