November 2016 Newsletter

The Fete This year, the weather was kind to the fete and once again the people of Crowborough supported it fantastically. The sun shone and visitors took heed of the notice near the entrance, buying items from plants to toys, clothes, household items, bric-a-brac, cakes, books and almost everything you could want! In And Around […]

Hospital Fete profits to be boosted by end of summer sale

Boutique, clothing, collectables and bric-a-brac to be sold In the weeks that have passed since the enormously successful Crowborough Hospital Fete on August Bank Holiday Monday, stallholders have been busy sorting the highest quality items that remained unsold. These, and additional items that arrived too late for the fete, are to be sold at a […]

August 2016 Newsletter

The AGM meeting and reception was held on Thursday 16th June After enjoying refreshments provided by Miriam Boobier, attendees were warmly welcomed by Chairman, Chantal Wilson. Trustees, who retire in turn, were all reappointed as was the Treasurer, Terry Moon. The co-option of Dr Cathryn Stokes as a trustee was ratified by the meeting and […]

Hospital Fête – Collectables, Bric-a-brac and clothes wanted

Organisers of Crowborough Hospital’s annual fête on Bank Holiday Monday, 29th August, are hoping for good weather, a big turnout and high profits to support patient services, equipment and the Day Centre. Attractions on offer will include stalls, hot food, tea, cakes, live entertainment and art groups exhibiting and selling their work. A special Kids’ Zone […]

May 2016 Newsletter

Crowborough Hospital Fete Needs Your Support The number of voluntary fete helpers needs boosting and we urgently need more people to assist the current team and ensure the continuity of the Fête Who are the Friends of Crowborough Hospital?  I suspect many people do not know who is behind the Friends as a charity. As […]

AGM 2016

This year’s AGM will be held on 16th June at the Day Centre  (see our events calendar) . The Friend’s Annual General Meeting will be held at the Hospital Day Centre. The speaker for the evening will be Paula Head, CEO Sussex Community NHS Foundation Trust who will give a presentation entitled ‘Community Services in Crowborough, and the […]

February 2016 Newsletter

Visit of High Sheriff of East Sussex, Mrs Juliet Smith On 18th January 2016, The High Sheriff of East Sussex, Mrs Juliet Smith, visited the Friends of Crowborough Hospital who hosted her in the day centre. The aim of the visit was to show the High Sheriff the beneficial impact achieved by the enormous cohort […]

Singing for Fun – Christmas Concert

Last night, Singing For Fun held their Christmas Concert at All Ss. Church in aid of Crowborough Hospital, with donations raised collected by the Friends. The concert was very well attended with over 250 in the audience and donations in excess of £1100 were received. Chantal Wilson, Chairman of the Friends,  thanked SFF for their wonderful concert and the […]