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About this Site

The East Grinstead Website was established in June 1996 as a privately-funded experimental attempt to "put the town on the map", attract visitors, promote local shopping and tourism and promote local businesses on the Internet.

From modest beginnings of perhaps 20 pages it has grown to over 550, covering all aspects of community life, discussion, what's on, entertainment and sports. It has been visited not only by locals and Brits in general but by hundreds of people from overseas, and a steady stream of e-mails come in from people asking about all sorts of things from their ancestry and requests for historical information, to the best place to stay when visiting, etc.

The Site has been approved as a partner in the D.T.I. "IT for All" initiative, is a member of the Sussex Community Internet Project, and has forged strong links with the local Council, Arts and Tourism bodies.

It is listed as a prime example of a Community Development Web-based Application at the Virtual University for Small and Medium Sized Enterprises (

Local residents are invited to participate in the site by sending in regular news reports of their particular activity or interest. Regular contributions to the Magazine sections on sports, humour and village activities are currently ongoing.

The site revamp took place November 2004 and a further 200 or so pages have been added to the site with new sections to interest people of all ages. The site now has something for everybody. A kids section, a health and beauty section, a sports section and much more.

Future plans include the partial translation of the site into foreign languages, the addition of some multimedia (sound, video) to the site, increasing local participation, and co-operating with the Council-backed Public Access Points for local residents to be able to access the information from public locations.

Member of
Sussex Community Internet Project
Partner in
I/T for All
Resource with
UK Communities Online
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Contact Details:

6 Smolletts,
East Grinstead,
West Sussex,
RH19 1TJ

Tel 01342 315685 E Mails : Webmaster - Advertise - Contribute

Site Awards

The site is honoured to have received the following awards:

Majon's Web Select Award
Selected for
The exclusive FUZCO Directory
The most Fun, Unique, Zany, Creative, & Original web pages on the net!
GIG Consulting:Creative Internet  Marketing
McCormack's Cool Web AWARD


Vital Statistics

- over 30,000 individual pages viewed per month, Autumn '05.

- Growth rate approx 10% per month through 2005.

Visitor Country Breakdown as percentage of known Domains (2005):

USA: 50%
UK 32.5%
Europe 6%
Commonwealth 6%
Far East 3.0%
Rest of World 2.5%

Comments from Visitors

" Very good - most impressed" - local resident

"(I liked the)...What's on, particularly Arts Centre - Being able to tell e-mail colleagues to look at the EG web site to find out about EG. I really think ....this site will put EG on the map and make it a better place as we attract more visitors as a result" - local resident

"An informative site - very good and well set out and is clear and easy to get around....I come back for the situations vacant and to see what's on at the cinema - very handy! " - local resident

"Excellent. I grew up in Forest Row, and now live in London. This is an ideal way of keeping track on what is happening in my old stomping ground."- UK

" An outstanding, information rich, user friendly site!" - visitor from New Zealand

"Very welcoming and well organized" - visitor from USA

"Excellent - you do yourselves proud" - visitor from USA

"I moved to Canada from E.G. in 1967 and have only been back a couple of times since but the old place still looks pretty good. Good job on the web site.. one of the best I ever seen." - ex-resident living in Canada

"Very professional, exhibits understanding of peoples needs. Great deal of information available in a user friendly way." - visitor from USA/Canada

Posting a Message

Messages, commercial or non-commercial, are invited on this site, as long as they are relevant to East Grinstead and in good taste.

See the Services section for more information about free entries, advertising rates and guidelines.

Legal Notes


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