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Forest Row tip faces closure

East Sussex County Council are considering closing the Forest Row waste facility (ie the tip in Station Road). They are currently consulting about this, so it is very important that you submit your thoughts about it by 11 December. The survey is on the ESCC site.

It is worth having a quick read of the supporting documents before you complete the survey,…


Created by BradScott Oct 31, 2013 at 5:46pm. Last updated by BradScott Feb 11.

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Created by Mike Grenville Nov 13, 2012 at 3:05pm. Last updated by Mike Grenville Nov 13, 2012.


The PDF version of Forest Row In Transition, our EDAP vision, is now available for download here. Printed copies are still available at £5 inc P&P to UK - please contact Mike Grenville for bulk orders and overseas delivery costs (FYI each one weights 200 grams)…

Created by Mike Grenville Sep 16, 2009 at 12:27pm. Last updated by Mike Grenville May 16, 2012.

Notes Home

Copies of The Transition Companion along with other Transition related books are available through Mike Grenville.

This is the 'must read' book about what the Transition movement is all about. Entertainingly written…


Created by Mike Grenville Jun 4, 2008 at 10:00am. Last updated by Mike Grenville Nov 29, 2011.

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A selection of other websites:

The Transition Network news site

The Forest Row community website

Network with other Transitioners around the South East

The blog of Rob Hopkins - founder… Continue

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FILM: A Different Way of Living at Foundation Room, Emerson College

November 16, 2014 from 3:30pm to 5pm
A discussion between J Krishnamurti and Prof Allan W Anderson which took place in San Diego, California in 1974 (58 mins). Refreshments afterwards, entry free.J Krishnamurti (1895-1986) is regarded globally as one of the greatest thinkers and religious teachers of all time. He spoke throughout his life in many parts of the world to large audiences as well as with numerous individuals, including writers, scientists, philosophers and educators.He was concerned with all humanity and stated…See More
Oct 26
Annie Grenville is attending Mike Grenville's event

FILM: A Will For The Woods at Village Hall

October 24, 2014 from 8pm to 10pm
What if our "last act" could be a gift to the planet — a force for regeneration? Musician, folk dancer, and psychiatrist Clark Wang prepares for his own green burial, determined that his final resting place will benefit the earth. An immersive, life-affirming depiction of people coming to terms with mortality by embracing their connection to timeless natural cycles.Co-directors:Amy Browne, Jeremy Kaplan, Tony Hale, and Brian Wilson, USA 2013, 93 mins, Not RatedView the trailer…See More
Oct 21
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Forest Row has its own electric vehicle charging point --- and it's free!

Forest Row has its own electric vehicle charging point  --- and it's free! Over the last year there hasbeen a increase in electricvehicles in and around thevillage. WiredThing, a ForestRow based software company,realised that the nearest free32amp charging point was 9miles away. With that in mind,they decided to approachForest Row Parish Council to see if they couldprovide a community chargepoint at the village communitycentre.“As part of the community wewant to show our support forthe ‘green’…See More
Oct 17
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"come and see An Autumn Diary at Transition Horsham, Friends Meeting House on 28 October"
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"An Autumn Diary - an adventure in Sussex investigating fracking, after over 50 public showings, will soon be online."
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Eco Open Houses at Brighton and Hove

October 18, 2014 at 10am to October 19, 2014 at 5pm
This year’s Eco Open Houses in Brighton and Hove and surrounding areas will take place on 18-19 October and 25-26 October.The annual event, which sees owners of 19 of the greenest buildings in Sussex opening their doors to the public for free, showcases the latest green technologies, architecture and materials.The event is of interest to homeowners, tenants, green building enthusiasts, families, self-builders, building professionals and architects.This year’s highlights include:- The low energy…See More
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Forest Row has its own electric vehicle charging point --- and it's free!

Posted by tony lewin on October 17, 2014 at 15:10 0 Comments

Forest Row has its own electric vehicle charging point  --- and it's free!

 Over the last year there has

been a increase in electric

vehicles in and around the

village. WiredThing, a Forest

Row based software company,

realised that the nearest free

32amp charging point was 9

miles away. With that in mind,

they decided to approach

Forest Row Parish Council to see if they could

provide a community…


Replacement Film

Posted by Mike Grenville on February 1, 2014 at 9:30 0 Comments

Sadly the film Continuum we had programmed for 11th April will not now be available until next year. So I'm looking for a replacement film. Here are the candidates - add your comments below about what you would like to see.

The trailers and more details are in all the links below:

  1. Project Wild thing


Forest Row newsletter

Posted by Mike Grenville on May 11, 2013 at 15:30 0 Comments

May 2013 Transition Forest Row newsletter

Transition Free Press

With 24 pages of full-on, full colour news and views, the summer edition is now available. Great photographs, great articles, contributed by Transitioners and community activists working in the field. Ordinary people doing extraordinary stuff in all kinds of places: in the city, in…


Backyard biology

Posted by BradScott on May 5, 2013 at 8:00 0 Comments

Becoming aware of the diversity of life on our doorsteps is another side to our developing understanding of where we live and our interdependence. Wildlife isn’t just something that exists in far-away places that we watch on TV. There is an astonishing variety of life in our gardens alone, and it is much more complex and diverse than we might imagine.

Over the weekend of 1-2 June, there is a national wildlife…


May 2013 - Transition Network Newsletter

Posted by Mike Grenville on May 3, 2013 at 9:32 0 Comments

Transition Network Newsletter - May 2013


New Delivery Director

As the first step in its planned restructure, Transition Network has appointed Sarah McAdam to the…



The Flyer

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Forest Row tip faces closure

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