The strength of our community continues to be demonstrated by the countless ways in which local people are looking out for each other, offering support and help, doing their best to stay in touch. We bring news of what’s happening, how you can get help and how you can help others. A place for positive thoughts, ideas and stories. Contributions welcome: rushlakegreenvillage@gmail.com. Rushlake Green Village Leaf community website – established Jan 2011

FOCUS ON GETTING OUT MORE

FOCUS ON GETTING OUT MORE

More best shots from local photographers who responded to our recent appeal. Now that we're getting a break in the weather, why not snap some images of the changing season as you take advantage of the chance to go for a walk. Send us your best shots please. Email...

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ALL BODES WELL FOR THE BODLE

ALL BODES WELL FOR THE BODLE

We were delighted to learn about the recent launch of THE BODLE - a new village magazine for Bodle Street Green community - "Bringing you local articles of interest, local information, local businesses, local contacts and support".  The February issue has already been...

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STILLS OF LIFE

STILLS OF LIFE

Since the idea was first suggested at the beginning of the month, we've been asking readers to send us their 'Best Local Shots' and we've already had a fantastic response. Here are some of the 'Best Local Shots' we've received for February . . . Beautiful sky-scapes...

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MUD IS THICKER THAN WATER (GENERALLY)

MUD IS THICKER THAN WATER (GENERALLY)

One way to get more active under the current restrictions is to make use of our many cross country routes. You can get exercise while enjoying some fantastic scenery and nature. For anyone feeling the need to blow away some cobwebs, we highly recommend the NHS Couch...

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THE JAB OF ONE, FOR THE (common) WEAL OF ALL

THE JAB OF ONE, FOR THE (common) WEAL OF ALL

Where to find up to date Covid-19 information, including The NHS Site, Sussex Health Care, The Government Site, and our MP Huw Merriman's dedicated Coronavirus page. Huw Merriman has been urging residents to ensure they don’t miss out on the vaccine. Here is a link to...

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GIVE US YOUR ‘BEST LOCAL SHOTS’

GIVE US YOUR ‘BEST LOCAL SHOTS’

Our first 'Best Local Shot' from January is by Ian Collett who captured the brilliant robin photo above. 'Best Local Shot' is an excellent idea from a loyal Village Leaf supporter who wrote to us to suggest: "I know you are always looking for ideas for the Leaf and I...

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VILLAGE STORES LAUNCHES DAILY DELIVERY ROUND

VILLAGE STORES LAUNCHES DAILY DELIVERY ROUND

The Rushlake Green Village Stores is launching a new Daily Delivery Round for newspapers, milk, bread and basic groceries. Customers can fill out an order form that allows them to say on what day they'd like what items delivered. This new service is in addition to the...

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HAVE YOUR SAY. DO THE CIL SURVEY TODAY.

HAVE YOUR SAY. DO THE CIL SURVEY TODAY.

DEADLINE SUNDAY 31ST JANUARY 2021 . . .  CIL is a ‘Community Infrastructure Levy’ on new developments. And Warbleton Parish Council receives 15% of any CIL charged on developments in our area. The money can be spent on “the provision, improvement, replacement,...

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INFO ON COVID AND VACCINATIONS

INFO ON COVID AND VACCINATIONS

The Warbleton Parish Council website is a good source of accurate information and links, relating to Covid Safety and also the lates on local vaccinations. On the website you can also read two recent updates by our local MP Huw Merriman, with the latest news about...

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HOLEY GRIT

HOLEY GRIT

East Sussex Highways have a vehicle that can do 200 P.H.D. Firing bitumen coated aggregate into pot holes at high velocity. How cool is that? 'Velocity Patching' fixes defects permanently in just a few minutes, keeping traffic moving without the need for closing the...

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SELF-ISOLATING DOESN’T NEED TO MEAN YOU’RE ALONE

SELF-ISOLATING DOESN’T NEED TO MEAN YOU’RE ALONE

Sadly, but inevitably, we are beginning to see cases of Covid-19 in around the Warbleton Parish gradually edging up. Everyone needs to watch out for the symptoms. No matter how carefully we follow the guidelines, this contagious virus seems to find ways to creep...

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And the WOW Award Goes to . . . .

And the WOW Award Goes to . . . .

In recognition of all the amazing ways in which local people have been helping and supporting others in the community, we have introduced the WOW awards - for those who have been Walking On Water, thinking only of others. And we are seeking your nominations. It...

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A Christmas Tree of thoughts, hopes and remembrances

A Christmas Tree of thoughts, hopes and remembrances

The team that brought the Christmas Tree to the Village Green are inviting you to add a decoration, with a message. Pick up a blank decoration from the Rushlake Green Village Stores to personalise with you own greeting, memorial or thought. Then place it on the...

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Home is where the market is

Home is where the market is

It started as just a simple idea. Why not make use of the frontage of the Black Shed beside the Village Stores to create a space for local artists, makers and collectors. Andrea, whose brainchild this was, had just enough time to test out the idea before the November...

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Taking the Crisis out of a Drama

Taking the Crisis out of a Drama

We called up David the manager of Wildbloods in Heathfield and discovered they're doing an amazing thing this Christmas. They're breaking with tradition (they normally close a few days before Christmas) and have all agreed to stay open right through to Christmas eve,...

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A Tribute to all the Unsung Heroes

A Tribute to all the Unsung Heroes

We would like to pay tribute to all the wonderful local people that continue to do so much to make other people's lives happier, in and around Rushlake Green. Those who've been keeping in touch with, and supporting, isolated residents. Those who've been volunteering...

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Not so much a shop. More a Super Stores

Not so much a shop. More a Super Stores

No matter what is thrown at them, Tony and the amazing team at the Rushlake Green Village Stores always seem to find a way to surprise, delight and literally deliver the very best for the local community. So our WOW (Walking on Water) gold award goes to Tony and his...

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PARISH COMMUNITY SURVEY

PARISH COMMUNITY SURVEY

Warbleton Parish Council is today launching a Community Survey to find out residents views on how to prioritise funds that the Council has received from the CIL (Community Infrastructure Levy). For more information please visit the WPC website page:...

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LET’S MAKE 2020 THE SHOP LOCAL CHRISTMAS

LET’S MAKE 2020 THE SHOP LOCAL CHRISTMAS

If ever there was a time when shopping locally for Christmas made sense, this surely is it. Whether it's supporting our amazing Rushlake Green Village Stores (& Post Office), or being inspired by the incredible range of affordable gifts at the Black Shed Pop-up...

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BLACK SHED Pop-up Calendar 2nd – 19th December

BLACK SHED Pop-up Calendar 2nd – 19th December

Black Shed, Rushlake Green, beside the Village Stores. A host of artists, makers and curators are lined up to sell their creations including: hand-made decorations, ceramics, wreaths, glassware, paintings, wood crafting, jewellery, woolcraft, eclectic discoveries and...

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Latest restrictions and where to get information

Latest restrictions and where to get information

The Prime Minister has confirmed that the Wealden District (and the rest of East Sussex we believe) will be in Tier Two of the government restrictions after the end of the current lockdown. We will try to bring you ideas and insights about how best to live with these...

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