Opinion Archive

Smiles for Miles Sensory Farm, Eridge

Suzi Lock, AirS Village Agent Reports Back Suzi paid a visit to ‘Smiles for Miles’ …

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The Queen’s Green Canopy encourages everyone to plant trees

The Queen’s Green Canopy initiative aims to get people throughout the UK to plant trees …

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A New & Improved Village Hall for Wivelsfield

Congratulations to Wivelsfield Village Hall Committee, who re-opened the hall on 7th January after modernisation and …

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AirS – Supporting village halls for decades! – A little bit of history

During a recent office clear out we stumbled across a report that we published back …

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Artytime, East Sussex – Airs Village Agent Karen supports a craft group with a difference – April 2020

Artytime is a local group based in the Crowborough area of East Sussex. Their mission …

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Rural Housing – The Challenges in 2017

In the UK, home ownership has become ingrained as a societal norm. There’s a widespread …

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And so it begins… healthcare in rural areas

The NHS Sustainable Transformation Plans (STPs) have been quietly out for consultation for some time …

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‘Hidden injustice’ of children’s mental health problems worse in rural areas

In Theresa May’s recent speech about her vision for a ‘shared society’, she outlined new …

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What’s in a name? Village Hall versus Community Hub

Anyone still thinking about a few New Year’s resolutions?  How about getting a bit more …

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Too busy to volunteer?

It’s January and we’re awash with surveys into our health and wellbeing. There are all …

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