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Wealden agrees below inflation Council Tax increase

Media Release date: 21 February 2018

Wealden District Council has approved a £5 a year increase for its share of the Council Tax bill. This is less than 10 pence extra a week for an average Band D property for all the District Council’s services....

Wealden moves up the recycling league table

Media Release date: 20 February 2018

Wealden has climbed 23 places in the national recycling league table thanks to the commitment of local residents...

Council investment helps reduce operating costs

Media Release date: 19 February 2018

Wealden District Council’s operating costs for the coming year have been reduced by £600,000 thanks to the rental income from the Vicarage Fields shopping centre which the Council bought in December....

There is no need to shiver

News date: 14 February 2018

Homes without central heating in Wealden can benefit for installation funding provided by the District Council and Affordable Warmth Solutions....

Half term Fun and Safety for all the family

Media Release date: 13 February 2018

Everyone is invited to this year’s Fun and Safety Day at Hailsham Children’s Centre, Vega Close, Hailsham BN27 2JZ, on Tuesday 13 February from 10am to 1pm....

Macmillan's Big Green Bus comes to Vicarage Fields

News date: 13 February 2018

Macmillan Cancer Support’s Big Green Bus will be visiting the Vicarage Field Shopping Centre on Thursday 15 February to answer any questions you may have about cancer....

GDPR does not have to be scary for small businesses

Media Release date: 13 February 2018

Find out why at the Wealden Business Breakfast on Tuesday 27 February....

Worried about online safety? Eagles make it easy at The Lamb Inn

Media Release date: 12 February 2018

Barclays Digital Eagles will be swooping into The Lamb Inn, Wartling, on Tuesday 27 February to run a free computer skills session from 10:30am to 12:30pm....

Wealden Women Suffragists

News date: 06 February 2018

Wealden has a special women’s suffrage story of its own to contribute to the national marking of the centenary of the granting of the Parliamentary vote in February 1918 to women aged 30 and over....

No to pay and display on Wealden high streets

Media Release date: 01 February 2018

Wealden District Council’s Cabinet has said no to a proposal to put pay and display parking meters on some of the District’s high streets but remains determined find a solution to illegal on-street parking....

The Great Wealden Spring Clean 2018

Media Release date: 31 January 2018

It’s spring again and Wealden District Council is launching the Great British Spring Clean across the District over the weekend of 2-4 March to clear up the litter that blights our environment....

Disruption to Garden Waste Collections on Tuesday 30 January 2018

News date: 30 January 2018

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.  The areas affected include:...

Return to Hellingly Centre

News date: 30 January 2018

Two years after visiting the Hellingly Centre to look at the development of new facilities there, Wealden District Council Chairman Chris Hardy returned this week and was full of admiration for the finished result....

Wealden tourism economy is thriving

Media Release date: 24 January 2018

Visitors to Wealden are now spending over £300 million a year in the District....

Your health. You owe it to yourself

Media Release date: 17 January 2018

Wealden District Council has launched a new website, Healthy Wealden, to encourage residents to stay active and healthy....

Access2Healthcare seeks drivers in Hailsham and Herstmonceux

Media Release date: 10 January 2018

The Access2Healthcare Scheme which provides home-to-surgery transport in Uckfield is being introduced to Hailsham and Herstmonceux....

Keep your emergency plans up-to-date

Media Release date: 08 January 2018

With winter upon us, local villages and towns are reminded about the importance of making sure their community emergency plans are up-to-date...

Still no central heating

Media Release date: 05 January 2018

Wealden District Council has teamed up with National Grid and Affordable Warmth Solutions to help install oil central heating in homes without any central heating....

What has been happening in 2017

Media Release date: 20 December 2017

Councillor Chris Hardy, the Chairman of Wealden District Council, provides a short review of what’s being happening this year in the world of Wealden....

We like it here, say Wealden residents

Media Release date: 19 December 2017

Nine out of ten Wealden residents like living here, and three quarters are satisfied with the way the District Council runs things....

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