Have your group or organisation featured in The Crowborough Magazine

Community Features are a way for non-profit making local groups and organisations promote themselves to the wider community.  These pages are free but space must be booked in advance.  Either I will come to one of your meetings/events and write about the group or you can submit text which I will edit appropriately for the publication.
Market scene in the French town of Montargis

Crowborough and Twinning

Montargis Market In the years following WWII, local authorities were encouraged to establish overseas contacts with towns and cities of similar size to promote international friendship.  The Crowborough Parish Council was introduced to Montargis, a town approximately eighty miles south of Paris, as being a possible ‘twin’.  The contact was ...
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Picture taken at a previous Business Expo

Crowborough Business Expo Thursday 31st March – Crowborough Community Centre 10.00 am – 2.00 pm

The Crowborough and District Chamber of Commerce is delighted that we are once again able to host our Business Expo at The Crowborough Community Centre on the Thursday 31st March. Whether you are a sole trader or national company, a start up or long established business, exhibitor or visitor; The ...
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Crowborough Chamber of Commerce Logo

Crowborough & District Chamber of Commerce Update

At the end of 2021 the Chamber celebrated its 10th anniversary, having established itself over the years as a significant voice representing businesses in the Crowborough area. The Chamber has influenced decisions taken by local authorities, Members of Parliament and even Government Ministers. It was instrumental in encouraging other local ...
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Wealden Citizens Advice Crowborough Team

Wealden Citizens advice crowborough

Wealden Citizens Advice (Crowborough)  continued to operate throughout the height of the pandemic.  Initially all Advisers worked from home but more recently are back in the office.  Although we are unable to offer face-to-face drop ins at present, we can offer some booked appointments for clients who find it difficult ...
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Members of the newly formed Crowborough Rotary Club

The birth of the new Crowborough Rotary Club

Graham Bucksey, a Building Services Engineer who lives in Crowborough, joined forces with Funeral Director, Stephen Tester, to bring a brand-new Rotary Club to Crowborough. “Stephen and I were members of the previous Rotary Club in Crowborough which sadly closed at the end of 2016”. Graham explains “We got chatting ...
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Crowborough Chamber Business Breakfast

And we’re back – Crowborough & District Chamber of commerce

It was so good to be able to meet members face to face at our August Breakfast meeting, the first in person Chamber event since March 2020. We also now have a new venue with Basepoint welcoming us to the Pine Grove Enterprise Centre and we are delighted to be ...
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Melanoma Fund Charity Golf Day

Getting behind a great cause

Melanoma is a cancer that unfortunately too many people are unaware of, however rates are rising rapidly on a global scale, having tripled in the last 30 years.  It is however preventable with good sun protection habits, and although it can be fatal, many lives can be saved each year ...
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Artist Justin Todd

Crowborough Arts & Open Studios

SAVE THE DATE: 4th & 5th September 2021 It’s been a long road during the last year of lockdown with cancelled and scaled down events for everybody. It was Crowborough Arts’s tenth anniversary in 2020 and lots had been planned which had to be cancelled. What does Crowborough Arts do? ...
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Team Bagpuss fundraising

Great local support for Hospices of Hope

Hospices of Hope are celebrating their 30th anniversary year and would like to thank the Crowborough community for all their support, particularly during the pandemic. The charity has pioneered hospice care in South East Europe for the last 30 years, specifically in Romania, Serbia, Albania and Moldova. Hospices of Hope’s ...
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Images from World In Need

CROWBOROUGH CHARITY HITS NEW RECORD FOR COVID EMERGENCY FUND

World in Need, a passionate team of local part-time paid staff and volunteers who serve the needs of 13 centres in 10 countries in Africa and Asia, hopes to hit £100,000 in Covid support after a phenomenally generous response by local supporters. “We’re overwhelmed by public response to the needs ...
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Local Business Update – January 2021

Traditionally the Chamber of Commerce’s piece for the Crowborough Magazine at this time of year looks back over the previous twelve months and reviews the many events that they have been involved in. Of course 2020 has been somewhat different. In early March, the Chamber was looking forward to its ...
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Sewing Crow-Bees logo

Sewing Crow-Bees – Sewing masks and more during the COVID-19 epidemic

Prior to March 2020 the Sewing Crow-Bees group did not exist and the ladies unknown to each other. Since then they have been responsible for raising in excess of £18,000 for charity. The group’s story began when Maisie Jones was furloughed and started making masks to raise funds for NHS ...
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Crowborough Athletic FC **Club Update**

The clocks may have gone back but the fight against Covid-19 continues to move forward, and we are doing everything we can at CAFC to ensure the safety of everyone who comes to our ground. As well as our continued support of the NHS Covid-19 tracking app, our social distancing ...
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Crowborough Miniature Railway

Crowborough Miniature Railway Easter Opening 2020

“The Crowborough Miniature Railway, located at the Goldsmiths Recreation Ground in Crowborough, will be re-opened by the Town Mayor on Good Friday, April 10th 2020 for the start of the new running season. Crowborough Locomotive Society was established in 1989 and has built and operates the Miniature Railway at Goldsmith’s ...
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Feature: Clued-up.Info supporting young people aged 11-25

Crowborough’s support service for young people, Clued-up.Info, is based in the high street and provides a drop-in service for young people looking for advice and support - almost like a Citizen’s Advice for young people but operating under different guidance. Clued-up.Info is a charity and it relies heavily on funding ...
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Singing for Fun Ladies Choir

“We are ‘Singing for Fun’, a Crowborough based ladies’ choir.  Under the guidance of our Musical Director, Mark Beesley, we sing a wide variety of music, anything from Bizet to Bernstein, Lloyd Webber to Vaughan Williams together with a little Fauré or Tchaikovsky and of course Karl Jenkins and John ...
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Pine Grove Pictures – A great evening out in Crowborough

Considering an evening out, but want to stay local, then a film at Pine Grove Pictures in Crowborough Community Centre could be the answer. Since showing their first film, Midnight in Paris, in 2014 they have provided film entertainment on one Friday evening of every month. Films are chosen to ...
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Old pictures from Crowborough Bonfire & Carnival

Crowborough Bonfire & Carnival Society

September may seem like an unusual month to start celebrating Bonfire Night but in Sussex it marks the start of the Bonfire Season.  All the societies across Sussex (and two in Kent) take it in turns to host their annual torch lit processions, ending with a firework display, from September ...
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Crowborough’s Secret Stones

Crowborough Secret Stones are proving a great success in getting Crowborough residents out walking and exploring their local area.  Not only are residents in and around Crowborough finding beautifully painted stones by fellow residents, but we’re also taking part in a collective arts project! It’s a national craze that is ...
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Friends of Crowborough Hospital

We’re fast approaching the August Bank Holiday and if you’ve been in the area for a while you’ll know that Crowborough Hospital will be hosting it’s annual Bank Holiday Fête, organised by the Friends of Crowborough Hospital. It’s one of those things that we always remember during the August Bank ...
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2014

 Crowborough Foodbank  Crowborough Netball Club  Worldwide Opportunities on Organic Farms  Crowborough Junior Runners

2013

 Crowborough Carnival & Bonfire Society  Wildlife A&E  Local Supermum

2012

 Crowborough Arts