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Commoner’s Meeting Notice – 1st March 2024

The annual meeting of the Commoners of Ashdown Forest is this Friday 1st March 2024, 7.30pm, at Nutley Village Hall....

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Mark Pearson joins Ashdown Forest as Chief Executive

The new Chief Executive at Ashdown Forest has vowed: “I love the Forest and I want to make a real difference.” Mark Pearson,...

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Winter works in the Duddleswell area (from 16th February)

Please be aware that a contractor is starting works on Friday 16th February to remove Rhododendron in the area between Spring Garden Farm...

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BBC One’s Countryfile visits Ashdown Forest

The iconic Ashdown Forest will be featured on BBC1’s Countryfile on Sunday 11th February 2024. Presenters Matt Baker and Charlotte...

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Livestock Worrying and Dog Control

A large dark brown Labrador dog wearing a red collar has been witnessed chasing deer and livestock several times over the last week in land...

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Winter Works in the King’s Standing area (from 23rd January)

This winter a contractor has been commissioned to remove scrub and Gorse behind King’s Standing Car Park (grid reference 473 300,...

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Using the Forest for your business: Refreshments

The Ashdown Forest Act allows refreshments (limited to ice-creams and hot/cold drinks) to be sold in up to 6 car parks. The licences for...

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Walk with the Wardens | A free guided walk on 1st February

Join us at 9.30am on Thursday 1st February, meeting at St John’s car park. If you’d like to learn a bit more about the Forest,...

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Grazing status January 2024

Last updated 12th January 2024. The remaining 23 sheep at Gill’s Lap have been taken to their winter home, so all sheep and cattle are...

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Bigger, Better, More Joined Up: Online presentation now available

Towards the end of 2023, Ashdown Forest’s Landscape Recovery Manager, Mark Infield, gave a presentation in a number of local village...

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