Monthly Archives: January 2023

Developer’s plans for Heathfield Carwash site refused

Today’s Wealden Planning Committee South was in session, 26 January 2023, to review a range of local development plans. One plan which was up for review again is the proposal to develop the popular Heathfield Carwash site on the Burwash Road. The developer wants to create a new housing development of four three bedroom houses.... Read more

26th January

Ayo Awotona leads empowerment session for female students at Heathfield Community College

Becoming a Better Version of Yourself – Ayo Awotona Despite an arduous three hour journey, true to her reputation the visiting speaker Ayo Awotona arrived at Heathfield Community College last week full of energy and enthusiasm to speak to Year 9 and 10 girls. Her work is based around female empowerment and self-esteem. Her focus... Read more

25th January

Friends of Tinkers Hatch celebrate after successful fundraiser

Tinkers Hatch is a Residential Care home within Heathfield, it caters for adults over the age of 18 with Learning Difficulties. It is situated in New Pond Hill in Cross in Hand and has been in existence since 1984.  Friends of Tinkers Hatch started fundraising last year in 2022, they raised funds by holding various events... Read more

25th January

Could acupuncture help your animal or pet?

Dόnal O’Leary of Fairfield House Veterinary Surgery has been performing acupuncture on a variety of patients for 20 years with great success. Acupuncture is a safe, effective and drug-free alternative or additional treatment for a variety of conditions in animals. By promoting natural healing processes, reducing pain and inflammation and improving overall well being, acupuncture... Read more

24th January

Could volunteering for Hospice in the Weald put a spring in your step?

Hospice in the Weald has launched a volunteer’s appeal for 2023 in a bid to help the community and beat the January Blues. Jemma Clements, Head of Personnel at Hospice in the Weald is appealing to those who are thinking about committing to a New Year’s resolution to become a volunteer. “Our volunteers are a... Read more

22nd January

Benefits drop-in day coming to Heathfield 24 January

The benefits system can often seem daunting and many people fail to claim for the support that they are entiltled to, don’t miss out on this opportunity to speak to experts about the help available. Residents living in Wealden are invited to a benefits drop-in session in Heathfield on Tuesday 24 January. The event is... Read more

19th January

Bonus Family? Why a blended family needs a will

It is increasingly common for couples to marry while one or both have children from a previous relationship, and the couple may then go on to have children of their own. The Swedish drama on Netflix Bonus Family provides a light-hearted exploration of the complexities of joining two families together, highlighting the emotional and logistical challenges. All... Read more

12th January