Monthly Archives: July 2018

What’s up above in August?

Throughout July the sky never grows truly dark as even at midnight the sun is still clinging only a short way below the northern horizon. Fortunately this never really gets in the way of studying the really bright objects such as Mars and Jupiter, both of which were in the news recently; Jupiter with the... Read more

29th July

Local athletes to raise the bar for Air Ambulance

Back for its fourth year, Pick It Up Put It Down is set to once again bring tough workouts and live music to Cross in Hand to raise money for the Kent Surrey Sussex Air Ambulance Trust (KSS Air Ambulance). Saturday the 11th August sees Heathfield and Waldron Rugby Club re-open the doors to the... Read more

24th July

Heathfield students honoured at awards ceremony

On Thursday 12 July, Heathfield Community College held its annual Honours Evening in the Sports Hall at the Heathfield Leisure Centre. The evening was a celebration of student success with selected students from Years 7 through to Sixth Form presented with awards for effort, progress and excellence in particular subject areas.On arrival, students and their... Read more

20th July

Get a 10% discount on tennis camps this summer with the Heathfield News

South Coast Tennis are offering 10% off for all Tennis & Multisports Summer Camps booked using the code Heath10. Go online and register to book using the code South Coast Summer Holiday tennis and Multisports Camps run from July 23 until 24th of August at Cross in Hand. Suitable for children aged 5-16. Read our... Read more

18th July

Horam mum set to bike across India for charity

A mum of three from Horam plans to cycle across India in an effort to raise money for cancer charities. Natalia Price-Cabrera, a Pilates instructor, plans to take part in a 450km ride with ‘Women v Cancer’ through rural Rajasthan. Funds raised by Women V Cancer will be divided equally between three important charities: Breast... Read more

18th July

Keep your kids busy with Summer Clubs and Activities

The Summer holidays can be a real challenge for parents. Some parents are looking to find ways of having their children cared for, while other parents are searching for ideas to keep their children occupied during the long holidays. Parents of younger children often want to find activities they can share with their kids, and... Read more

18th July

Show organisers present donations in return for help

Twenty one local charities and organisations have received a share of the £17,000 raised from the Heathfield Agricultural Show this year as a thank you for helping at the event. They include: 4×4 Assist; Broad Oak Primary School PTA; Broad Oak & Punnets Town Scouts & Football club; Burwash Scouts;  East Hoathly & Halland Carnival... Read more

17th July

Race for Life raises over £1,000 for CRUK

A recent fundraiser for Cancer Research UK was held on Friday 29th June at 3.30pm at All Saints’ & St. Richard’s CofE School in Old Heathfield. All the children and some siblings from the school were sponsored to take part in the ‘race’. There was lots of entertainment on the day with a bouncy castle, ice cream... Read more

17th July


PROMOTE YOUR SUMMER HOLIDAY KIDS CLUBS & ACTIVITIES ONLINE WITH US is an online news and marketing hub for Heathfield and the surrounding villages, we launched last December 2017. Comprising a website and social media channels. If you want to reach a geographically targeted audience local to East Sussex then we can help. The... Read more

13th July

Win a Willow & Wild nature box for kids

Willow & Wild Box is a monthly subscription box aimed at children, 3 to 8 years of age, packed with a variety of nature-related activities focusing on gardening, craft, cooking and creating. As well as green-fingered activities, different table-top crafts are included every month, as well as an activity booklet and recipe cards for children... Read more

12th July

Golfing day raises over £1,000 for Heathfield & Waldron Responders

Responders are volunteer members of the community, trained by the Ambulance Service, to respond to emergency calls through the 999 system, in conjunction with the Ambulance Service. They provide immediate care to patients in their area and are mobilised to 999 calls by Ambulance Control. Responders are a part of, and live in, their local... Read more

10th July

Frogheath Landscapes celebrates 25 years of award winning projects.

Frogheath Landscapes are celebrating 25 years in the business of creating gorgeous outdoor spaces. This family run business is located in Burwash, and as well as private gardens they have also built a number of award winning gardens at RHS Chelsea Flower Show and RHS Hampton Court Flower Show.  Including being awarded 3 Gold Medals, Silver Gilt and Silver medals.... Read more

9th July

Willow + Wild Box founder aims to help parents get creative with kids

A Heathfield entrepreneur has launched a children’s monthly subscription box inspired by nature and the great outdoors. The monthly subscription box is aimed at children aged 3 to 8 years of age and is packed with a variety of nature-related activities focusing on gardening, craft, cooking and creating. Designed with busy parents and Grandparents in... Read more

6th July

Are women really second-class citizens when it comes to their retirement?

Fifty years ago, the sewing machinists at Ford’s Dagenham plant famously walked out in protest at their jobs being classified as unskilled – a story that inspired the film Made in Dagenham. The ultimate result of the action, which began in June 1968, was the passing of the Equal Pay Act 1970 – legislation which prohibited... Read more

4th July

10% Early Bird Discount on South Coast Tennis Camps

South Coast Tennis are offering 10% off for all Tennis & Multisports Summer Camps booked before 10th of July 2018. Go online and register to book using the code summer10. South Coast Summer Holiday tennis and Multisports Camps run from July 23 until 24th of August at Cross in Hand. Suitable for children aged 5-16.... Read more

3rd July

Special discount on last minute wedding cake orders from Carey’s Cakes

Carey’s Cakes have a some availability for late Summer wedding cakes, so if you have left this part of your planning to the last minute you can benefit from 10% discount. Subject to availability. Message Charlotte via her Facebook Page to arrange a Free consultation to discuss your cake ideas. To find out more about... Read more

2nd July

Get your kids on the road to Wimbledon with tennis camps this Summer

We are lucky in Heathfield to be able to easily enjoy the tennis tournament nearby at Eastbourne. Sadly Wimbledon is that bit further, and much more difficult to get tickets for, so most children will only be able to enjoy the TV coverage. But, if this has fired them up with enthusiasm for the sport... Read more

2nd July