Monthly Archives: December 2022

The story of Heathfield’s gas works

It was incredible to read this week about the breakthrough nuclear fusion experiment which could revolutionise the world’s supply of energy in the future. Ironic too, as the offices of The Heathfield News had only recently received a communication from the Grandson of Charlie Harrison who was Warden of the Heathfield Gas Works because over a... Read more

15th December


Sussex Lund 2022 Grant funding for College Eco Re-Wilding Project Heathfield Community College is delighted to share that they have been granted funding up to £10,000 for an exciting re-wilding project that will be student led and develop an AONB-species-rich educational showcase. The College is set amongst some of the most beautiful countryside in the... Read more

9th December

Beautiful, useful and planet friendly gifts made in England

The English Soap Company has launched a new range of beautiful gift boxes just in time for Christmas gifting. The Kew Gardens Essential Hand Care Set each include a trio of items to cleanse, moisturise and protect. There are eight fragrances to choose from including Bergamot and Ginger, Jasmine Peach; Bluebell and Jasmine; Lavender and... Read more

8th December

Heathfield Youth Drama’s Oliver Jr racks up another success!

Last week the aspiring actors from the Heathfield Youth Drama Group put on their Christmas production of Oliver Jr. This classic take on the story of Oliver Twist by Charles Dickens, is very much a musical with the key elements of the much loved story incorporated in it. The sell out performance over four nights... Read more

7th December

Coping with grief – the first Christmas and beyond 

We are quickly approaching that time of year when TV adverts portray a sparkling, family-orientated, food-obsessed holiday. For many of those who recognise Christmas or other celebrations in December, it can be the ‘most wonderful time of the year’; for those who have been bereaved since the previous Christmas, it can be a truly challenging... Read more

4th December