From the magical wooded dell to the pop-art painted coffin and leopard print hearse, award-winning celebrants Kate and Kate are putting the choice into end-of-life celebrations

Stuart Baillie first met ‘The Kates’ in 2018 shortly after they’d set up a local Coffin Club, he caught up with them recently to find out all about their mission to change the face of funerals forever! When you meet Kate Tym and Kate Dyer it’s never anything other than an uplifting experience. As a team […]

How to keep warm next winter

Even though winter is likely to be the last thing on your mind during summer, wintertime is special. There are bonfires, hot chocolate, twinkly lights, and the holiday season. The catch is, it also gets bitterly cold! Staying warm can often feel like a mission, especially if you are trying to cut down on your […]

Hair loss – is there anything we can do about it anyway?

Having our hair ‘done’ should make us feel good. Haircuts and styles give us choices about how we express ourselves. Hair also protects our scalp from sunburn, so it’s not surprising that we may feel anxious and alarmed if our hair starts to thin.  This month I consider whether hair thinning, or hair loss in women is […]

Council backs annual community spring clean

The annual nationwide litter campaign, delayed due to the Covid-19 pandemic restrictions, will finally be taking place between Friday, May 28th and Sunday, June 13th this year. Working with its waste contractor, Biffa, Rother District Council is offering equipment and advice for anyone wanting to get involved, as well as help with disposing of the […]

Now local charities stand a chance of a lottery win

Could local charities benefit from the £17m that will be shared out by the organisers of the Postcode Lottery? Local MP Huw Merriman seems to think so. Mr Merriman is urging local charities and good causes to apply for the funding raised by the players of People’s Postcode Lottery. More than 3,500 grassroots organisations in […]