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Wealden launches local festive events listing

Media Release date: 22 November 2017

Christmas is a busy time. To make sure you don’t miss out on local festivities Wealden District Council has produced a Christmas events and market flyer highlighting the merry goings-on taking place across the District on the run up to Christmas....

Wanted: Best Christmas window display in Wealden!

Media Release date: 21 November 2017

We are calling on shops and businesses from across the District to get creative with the tinsel and enter the 2017 Wealden District Council’s Best Dressed Christmas Shop Window Competition. The winner will be decided in a vote-off....

Dementia Action Alliance providing innovative community involvement

Media Release date: 21 November 2017

The Wealden Dementia Action Alliance has been shortlisted in the Community Involvement category of this year’s Local Government Chronicle awards....

Licensing expert wins prestigious award

Media Release date: 20 November 2017

Andy Eaton, a lawyer with Rother and Wealden’s Shared Legal Service, has been honoured with a Fellowship of the Institute of Licensing for the contribution he has made to licensing....

Have your say on the new Parliamentary constituency proposals

Media Release date: 17 November 2017

Residents in Crowborough, Uckfield, Hailsham, Horam, Heathfield and the rest of Wealden have until 11 December to comment on the new Parliamentary boundary proposals which will see the existing Wealden constituency divided into two new constituencies...

Districts and Borough Leaders support the East Sussex fairer funding campaign

News date: 09 November 2017

Leaders of all district and borough councils in East Sussex, including Wealden, have thrown their weight behind a campaign calling for fairer funding for the county....

Published evidence next step towards Wealden Local Plan

Media Release date: 06 November 2017

Wealden District Council has published comprehensive reports regarding current and future air quality for Ashdown Forest, Pevensey Levels and Lewes Downs....

Wealden Remembers

News date: 06 November 2017

Over the weekend of November 11 and 12, Members of Wealden District Council will be honouring those who gave their lives in the service of their country at Remembrance Day services across the District....

Con men claiming overweight bin payments

News date: 06 November 2017

We have had reports of con men operating in neighbouring local authorities of con men claiming to be employees of Kier, our waste and recycling contractor, and requesting Christmas tips and payments to empty overweight brown bins....

Disruption to Waste Collections on Wednesday 1 November 2017

News date: 02 November 2017

Wealden District Council and its collection contractor Kier are very sorry to advise that some garden waste collections could not be completed on Wednesday 1 November due to operational issues.  The areas affected include:...

Improving housing opportunities in Wealden

Media Release date: 25 October 2017

Wealden’s new Housing Strategy 2017-20 highlights the work being done by the Council to increase the supply of affordable homes for local people....

Disposal of fire ash and vacuum cleaner dust

News date: 25 October 2017

Fire ash and vacuum cleaner dust can be a real problem for the collection crews....

Wealden offers help to get online

Media Release date: 24 October 2017

On Wednesday 8 November, Coffee, Cakes & Computers - the FREE drop-in computer advice sessions from Wealden District Council - is coming to Heathfield at State Hall on Station Road from 10am-12pm....

Council tax banding appeals

News date: 20 October 2017

If you think your council tax band is incorrect, you can appeal, for free, to the Valuation Agency Office....

Providing a better service for local people

Media Release date: 19 October 2017

Work started today on Wealden’s new purpose built, non-denominational crematorium....

Churchcoombe Community Association play project

News date: 17 October 2017

Churchcoombe Community Association, Uckfield, has bagged £2,000 from a Tesco’s Bags of Help funding scheme to help carry out improvements to its Hughes Way Play Area project....

Disruption to Garden Waste Collections on Friday 13 October

News date: 13 October 2017

Wealden District Council and its collection contractor Kier are very sorry to advise that some collections of garden waste may not be completed today due to staff shortages....

Helping create a healthier Wealden

Media Release date: 12 October 2017

The new Healthy Wealden Strategy, approved at Cabinet, aims to work with local residents to encourage them to take a greater responsibility for their own health and wellbeing....

Smart Energy gets noticed

Media Release date: 04 October 2017

Following on from the success of its recent Big Wealden Switch campaigns, Wealden District Council has been shortlisted for its community approach to encouraging sustainability in local parishes....

Future development benefitting old and young

News date: 02 October 2017

Building work is well underway at Wealden District Council’s £10m Retirement Living scheme Grants Hill Court, with local contractors providing the construction skills....

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