Monthly Archives: February 2022

Newly rebranded Ashdown Radio has extended and improved its reach to Heathfield and Cross in Hand.

Uckfield FM is rebranding as Ashdown Radio and its reach is extended to better reception in Heathfield and Cross in Hand. Recently the radio station’s project to bring its programmes to the people of Crowborough and to those living in the surrounding area, has been completed and its broadcasts can now be heard loud and... Read more

24th February

Charity receives cheque from Wealden Crematorium 

The Children with Cancer Fund at Polegate has been presented with a £15,000 cheque from Wealden Crematorium. The money was donated to the charity’s co-founder Chris Downton after staff at the Horam facility nominated CWCF to receive a share of funds raised through the Institute of Cemetery and Crematorium Management’s recycling metal scheme. The crematorium... Read more

24th February

Use it or lose it: How tax allowances can help future-proof the finances of those in their 20s and 30s

Stephen Palmer of Cranwell Wealth Solutions reviews how to make the best of your tax allowances. When you’re setting goals for the future, it can be hard to find a path from where you are now to where you want to be, but the biggest steps taken in life often begin with small steps in... Read more

16th February

Shop well at Heathfield & Waldron markets

Shop Well at Heathfield & Waldron Markets Over the past year, farmers’ markets and antique/craft fairs have grown in popularity across Wealden as people re-discover this timeless way of shopping.   Here, we are fortunate to have two local markets: Heathfield Farmers’ Market on the third Saturday of every month; and Waldron Community Market on... Read more

15th February

Heathfield & District School Pastors set to benefit from Wealden grant.

Almost £300,000 in community grants and funding has been approved by Wealden District Council this week. Organisations set to benefit from a share of £20,000 in funding through the council’s Small Grants Award for 2022/23 include Heathfield & District School Pastors, Coleman’s Hatch Cricket Club, Frant Parish Friendship Group Speakers, Hailsham Horticultural Society, Crowborough Community... Read more

10th February

Horam Village Hall sets a green example

Horam Village Hall is becoming a shining example for premises that are aiming to be climate positive and making the most of available funding. A Tesla battery has recently been connected to the building’s solar panels along with a new hot water cylinder, better insulation, new windows and LED lighting. Secretary Leigh Ellen explains: “The... Read more

10th February

Love Heathfield – all you need for Valentine’s on the High Street

All you need for Valentine’s on the High Street. A host of Valentine’s Ideas for gifts and dining Heathfield town centre is brimming with independent shops offering a wide range of goods and services. When it comes to Valentine’s Day gift ideas you need look no further. We have trawled the shops to find our... Read more

2nd February

Cross in Hand wins against The Green and Seaford

Cross in Hand Ladies first team had a convincing win over St Leonard’s The Green on Sunday without dropping a set. The match was played at home on Cross in Hand’s artificial clay courts in cold but bright, sunny conditions. The win takes the Cross in Hand team to the top of Division 2. First... Read more

2nd February

Bringing Spanish language and culture alive at Heathfield Community College

Heathfield Community College students have been bringing Spanish language and culture alive. Following in the footsteps of the successful Wider Curriculum Day that was offered to French students in November, the Year 8 Spanish Language and Culture Day continued this journey on Friday, 21st January, providing a similarly exciting and valuable experience for our Spanish... Read more

1st February