Uckfield business news for August

See what’s been happening on the Uckfield area business scene over the past month. Open days and classes have been organised and new staff appointed. Lots more going on to.

Dot to Dot Studio organises sewing workshops

The Dot to Dot Studio in East Hoathly is organising sewing workshops for children during the summer holidays.

There are still two dates coming up, one for a Skater Skirt/Shorts Workshop on Wednesday, August 14, and the other is a two-day Hoody Workshop on Wednesday and Thursday, August 28, and 29.

Interested? Head to the Dot to Dot Studio website for more information and to book online.


Art therapy studio to launch two groups

The Path art therapy studio in New Olives, High Street, Uckfield, is launching an art psychotherapy group on Thursday, August 22, and, just for fun, an Explorers Art Making group starts in September.

Read more in a previous Uckfield News story here: Two groups starting at Uckfield art therapy studio.


RB Arts Academy looks forward to move

Work is progressing on new premises for RB Arts Academy which incorporates Spirit Elite Cheersquad and Elite Dance and Drama Academy.

Business owner Bexx Boutle is looking forward to opening at unit 52-60 Bell Lane, in September.

Read more here: Cheerleading, dance and drama school is on the move in Uckfield


Bexx Boutle outside the new Uckfield home of RB Arts Academy.

Uckfield day spa expands its team

A specialist in skin and medical cosmetics treatments has joined the team at Spa Therapy, a day spa in Uckfield High Street.

The business is holding an open day in September to introduce Dr Raquel Amado to a maximum of ten people interested in skin or medical cosmetic treatments.

The event will take place on Saturday, September 14, from 2-5pm and tickets will be £10, redeemable against any of the treatments when booked on the day.

Read more here: Spa Therapy welcomes new member to team.


Dr Raquel Amado who has joined the team at Spa Therapy in Uckfield.

James and Noel start work at SLM Toyota Uckfield

James Humphrey and Noel Sari have joined the sales team at SLM Toyota Uckfield.

James is a trainee sales executive while Noel is a sales and Motability specialist.

Read more about them here: SLM Toyota Uckfield welcomes James and Noel to sales team.


James Humphrey and Noel Sari, new at SLM Toyota Uckfield.

Uckfield Picture House finds substitute for plastic

Uckfield Picture House has found a substitute for selling water in plastic bottles – it is now available in cans for anybody who doesn’t bring in their own refillable bottles.

Read more here: Canned water arrives at Uckfield Picture House


Wendy Elliott and Lily Smith with water in cans at Uckfield Picture House.

See how Rebecca makes glass beads over a torch flame

Rebecca Weddell who makes glass beads in her Let Fire Inspire workshop at East Hoathly will be opening to visitors during three weekends of the Artwave Festival.

Find more details and the dates here: Hot glass workshop to open during festival … with tasters too.


Business becomes Community Interest Company

Sussex Support Service which is based at the Victoria Pavilion in New Town, Uckfield, should have more access to funds now that it has become a Community Interest Company.

The organisation provides a day club for people with support needs such as dementia and now it should be better able to grow.

Read more here: Sussex Support Service becomes not-for-profit organisation


Maragaret Dode-Angel founder of Sussex Support Service.

Uckfield shopping news

If you shop in the Uckfield area this Uckfield News guide will help you discover what to find where: Tips for shopping in Uckfield during August.


Some of the things you will find in Uckfield shops this month.

See also:

Plans for four houses and four assisted living units in Framfield

Men Shed could open in Uckfield

Open morning coming up at Wealden Bowls Centre

Find local organisations in our Uckfield Directory

How to advertise on UckfieldNews.com



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