Forest Row

Forest Row is a community in East Sussex, the gateway to the Ashdown Forest.

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  • Forest Row’s Second Life on BBC Radio 4’s Cafe Hope

    Forest Row’s Second Life on BBC Radio 4’s Cafe Hope

    Saved from the skip Rachel Burden hears from Kate Taylor-Smith who co-founded Second Life, a recycling shop. The community interest company started after the local tip was closed, and also acts as a hub and meeting place for the village, as well as giving out grants to community sustainability initiatives. About Cafe Hope Café Hope…

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  • Tablehurst Farm Lambing Days

    Tablehurst Farm Lambing Days

    Tablehurst Farm’s Lambing Days are a series of open day at the community farm, with stalls, music, food and farm walks to celebrate the flock’s lambing in the fields.

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  • Forest Row Big Model Village

    Forest Row Big Model Village

    Build a large-room sized cardboard model of Forest Row and discuss how we might improve the village.

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  • Forest Row Community Contacts

    Forest Row Community Contacts

    Key community contacts for Forest Row and the surrounding areas, including councils, MPs, doctors, hospitals, bus, train, taxis, water, gas and power suppliers.

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  • We Grow Forest Row

    We Grow Forest Row

    We Grow connects people who want to grow their own food together with other people in their local area.

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  • Forest Row Shed Project

    Forest Row Shed Project

    The Forest Row Shed Project aims to establish a hub for people of all ages to get together in a creative, safe environment to build and repair things, assist others, and form new connections.

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  • Growing a circular economy in Forest Row

    Growing a circular economy in Forest Row

    Forest Row has an increasing number of people who are fixing, repairing, sharing and growing food.

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  • Forest Way

    Forest Way

    The Forest Way is a 10-mile traffic-free shared-use path in the heart of the beautiful East Sussex countryside, running from East Grinstead to Groombridge, via Forest Row.

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  • The History of Forest Row Village Hall

    The History of Forest Row Village Hall

    Freshfield Hall in Forest Row is the heart of this lively community.

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  • Forest Row Community Fridge

    Forest Row Community Fridge

    The Forest Row Community Fridge is a community initiative in Forest Row, East Sussex, that redistributes fresh surplus food.

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