The Maresfield Conservation Group was founded in 1980 to prevent a Household Waste Site being built at the Mill Pond Depot at the bottom of School Hill. We were successful in preventing this project and membership quickly grew from 50 to the present day 400.
Its aims are: To promote the conservation, protection and improvement of the physical and natural environment in Maresfield and the surrounding area.
The Fairwarp Community Society represents the whole of Fairwarp Ward, including Fairwarp, Duddleswell, Horney Common etc.
The aims of the Society are:-
(a) to promote the conservation, protection and improvement of the physical and natural environment in Fairwarp Ward.
(b) to promote high standards of development, planning and architecture.
(c) to promote and develop interest in features of historic or community interest.
(d) to preserve and improve the amenities of the Ward.
(e) to foster and encourage the growth of the community spirit among the residents of the Ward.
(f) to provide a focal point for all organisations, clubs and societies already operating within Fairwarp Ward and to provide a forum for the residents of the Ward to express their views on topics relevant to the aims of the Society.