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April edition

This month's edition brings us up to date with progress on Mayfield's "Shed".  If you don't know about this project, be sure to read the article and catch up.  There are also the first few proposed dates for summer activities, which we hope the easing of lockdown will allow to take place.  Find out about these shoots of recovery and much other local news.

M&FA newsletter April 2021

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Newsletter Archive

Gardening for Disabled Trust needs YOU!

We are looking for new committee members to help us distribute (financial) support to enable disabled people to continue to enjoy gardening. Typically, this would be awarding grants to purchase raised beds, adapt gardens to give wheelchair access or for special tools. We hold monthly meetings in the Kent/East Sussex border area to award the…

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Controversy over proposal to dig up remains of Mayfield School founder

The proposal to dig up the remains of the founder of Mayfield School, Mother Cornelia Connelly, is attracting strong criticism from many people, particularly former pupils who call themselves Old Cornelians in her memory. This article from The Tablet, the International Catholic News Weekly covers the story and highlights some of the strong views being…

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Spaces at Hospice in the Weald

With local hospitals such as Maidstone & Tunbridge Wells (MTW) NHS Trust at ‘breaking point’ according to the Medical Director of MTW, some of the critically ill in Kent and Sussex are being transferred to hospitals as far away as Plymouth and Bristol. In response, local charity Hospice in the Weald has made 14 private…

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MCC Memorandum of Agreement signed

Mayfield Community & Health Centre Update for January 2021 The last couple of months have involved detailed negotiations with a view to finalising an agreement with Wealden District Council whereby they would fund the Health Centre element of the project. They would also use their greater resources for the project management and other professional resources…

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Christmas Michaelmas Fair

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