Monthly Archives: January 2018

Win three months’ free membership at Isenhurst Health Club, Cross in Hand

New Year, New You! With a new year upon us Heathfield News has teamed up with Isenhurst Health Club to offer one lucky reader three months’ free membership to its Cross In Hand... Read more

31st January

Services to The Pony Club recognised in New Year’s Honours list

A Mayfield woman was named in the New Year’s Honours list for her service to The Pony Club over the last 30... Read more

31st January

Heathfield pub owner still in shock after former employee is jailed

The owner of The Heathfield Tavern says he and his staff are still mortified after discovering that a now former employee has been jailed after being caught in a secret ‘sting’ by an anti-paedophile... Read more

30th January

Mayfield school holds annual careers event

Mayfield School held its fifth annual careers fair on Monday 22nd January 2018 which was described by one parent as “informative and inspirational”. The event is aimed at raising the girls’ awareness of the wide range of career opportunities available to them. It also highlights the qualities, skills and qualifications required for certain career paths,... Read more

28th January

Heathfield students set up Facebook for surgery

We have been looking at volunteering opportunities in Heathfield and surrounding areas, with a focus on adults, but there are also plenty of opportunities for young people to give up their time to help with something they are interested in. This experience is invaluable in preparing students for the world of work and gives them... Read more

25th January

BBC News film at Heathfield Community College

Defence of the Arts The proportion of students taking arts subjects has fallen nationally to the lowest level in a decade according to recent research reported at the start of this academic year. “A report by the Education Policy Institute suggests schools have reduced the number of pupils taking subjects like Drama and Art at key... Read more

23rd January

Heathfield based charity launches appeal

Heathfield based charity launches appeal The Robert Poulton Foundation was created to honour the life of talented opera singer, Robert Poulton, who tragically died in 2012, in a fatal car crash in Cross in Hand.  Robert and his wife were based in Heathfield and Robert had connections to the area going back to his grand-father.... Read more

22nd January

The Community Oven Big Giveaway!

The Community Oven Big Wedding Giveaway! Here at Community Oven one of the things we love doing is helping people celebrate their wedding day by providing the evening food. With that in mind we are going a bit nuts… We are giving one lucky couple FREE catering for their wedding in 2018 worth £400! To... Read more

22nd January

Win an amazing restyle courtesy of Sister Styling

Win an amazing restyle courtesy of Sister Styling. Thinking about kicking 2018 off with a new look? The Heathfield News has got together with Sister Styling salon in Broad Oak to offer one lucky winner a complete hair restyle. You will be invited to the salon for a consultation to discuss the possibilities for cut... Read more

19th January

Heathfield and District Volunteer Centre needs new Chair to take helm in 2018

In the second of our news features on the amazing volunteers that help to provide vital services to the people of Heathfield and surrounding villages; we are finding out about the HDVC in an interview with their Chair of Trustees, Ann Kenward. The Heathfield and District Volunteer Centre was set up about 18 months ago... Read more

18th January

Anyone for tennis? Make 2018 the year to give it a try

Cross-in-Hand Tennis Club is calling for people to pick up a racquet and give tennis a go for the first time this year. The club is also appealing for players who once played to a high standard and haven’t played for a while to dust off their racquets. There is no waiting list and players... Read more

18th January

Heathfield Chamber launches new group to support local businesses

This Tuesday sees the launch of a new monthly forum for business owners in Heathfield and surrounding area. Run by Heathfield Chamber of Commerce, the first meeting will be on Tuesday 16th January between 7am-8:30am in the Tasting Room at Hidden Spring Vineyard.  After the first meeting the group will meet monthly on the third... Read more

14th January

Want some new sporty frames? 25% off while stocks last.

Melina Joy  are offering 25% off Adidas, Calvin Klein and Kinto frames whilst stocks... Read more

12th January

Thinking about a new look for 2018? Get 20% at The Colourist home salon.

New clients can benefit from 20% off at The Colourist home salon. Charlotte specialises in colouring hair, especially long hair, she uses Schwarzkopf professional colouring products. Why not give her a call for a consultation:... Read more

12th January

Crematorium in Horam to open later this year

Local businesses such as florists, funeral homes and pubs should all benefit from the new crematorium in Horam that should be open by late 2018. Wealden District Council wanted to provide a crematorium and garden of remembrance within the District to offer a local service for bereaved families. Work started on the site on 19th... Read more

11th January

Thank you to everyone who entered our Christmas competitions.

Julie Brom (pictured) was the lucky winner of the Cuckoo Flower Company scented candle, not just because she won the prize but also because her family organised a very special surprise for her this Christmas – a visit from her son who lives in Australia. Other winners included: Emma Harmar who won the Cuculo Panettone... Read more

9th January

Can you help with this WW1 local history project?

Inspired by the experiences of her great grandfather, Ernest David Pratt, who was captured and held for two years in Germany as a World War One POW, and the loss of her great, great uncle, named on the Cade St Memorial, Nicky Walker is researching the names of all fallen soldiers from local War Memorials. ... Read more

9th January

Heathfield guides presented with coveted awards

Five Heathfield guides have been presented with their Baden-Powell Challenge Award. The Baden-Powell Award is the highest award a guide can achieve and is designed to push their boundaries and encourage them to try new things. Chloe Honeysett,14, Lucie Miller 14, Grace Coppard 14, Sophie Wilson, 13, and Jasmin Evans, 14, spent the past year... Read more

7th January