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Claimed benefits with £50,000 in the bank

Media Release date: 04 March 2015

A Hailsham resident has been found guilty of dishonestly claiming Pension Credit, Housing Benefit and Council Tax Benefit while having £50,000 in a bank account....

Making a positive difference

Media Release date: 03 March 2015

At the final Full Council meeting of the current term of Wealden District Council, Chairman Brian Redman paid tribute to the positive difference the Council and its members had made to the lives of residents....

Voting Details for Uckfield Parish Poll

Media Release date: 03 March 2015

On Thursday 12 March, Uckfield residents will have the opportunity to participate in the first parish poll in Wealden for more than ten years and cast a yes or no vote in response to the question:...

First hand experience at Wealden District Council

Media Release date: 03 March 2015

Charlie Haig has been getting first hand customer experience at Wealden District Council, handling the public’s recycling enquiries....

Five years inflation free council tax

Media Release date: 26 February 2015

Wealden District Council has agreed to freeze its council tax for the fifth successive year....

This could be your year

Media Release date: 24 February 2015

Want to make changes to the way things are run round here? Think you could make a difference? Then this could be your year…. Why not consider standing for election to become a local councillor?...

People Matter closer to home in Wealden

Media Release date: 24 February 2015

From Monday 2 March, People Matter, a charity providing quality information and guidance to job seekers, will be running weekly free advice sessions at the Wealden District Council offices in Hailsham to help give residents the edge in the job market...

Suspended sentence and fines for fly tipper

Media Release date: 24 February 2015

A Heathfield man has been give a suspended jail sentence, fined and ordered to carry out 150 hours community service for a number of offences connected to fly tipping, including a second offence of failing to comply with duty of care obligations....

Strikes prompt warning from East Sussex Fire & Rescue Service

News date: 24 February 2015

The Fire Brigades Union has announced that industrial action will take from 7.00am on 25 February 2015 until 7.00am on 26 February 2015. This is part of the ongoing dispute with the Government over pensions....

Making more of Wealden free parking

Media Release date: 23 February 2015

Moves to free up more parking space for shoppers, visitors and local workers in Wealden’s towns and villages have been approved by the District Council....

Wealden business social media workshops sell out

Media Release date: 17 February 2015

Recent social media workshops for local businesses in Wealden completely sold out, with more events being arranged for those who were unable to get a space on the first round....

Pine Grove update

News date: 12 February 2015

Planning Committee North, at its meeting today, approved a planning proposal for a change of use of the Pine Grove office site to an enterprise centre....

Energy Cafe comes to Upper Dicker

News date: 12 February 2015

On Thursday 12 February from 4-7pm The Upper Dicker Village Shop & Café is hosting a team of energy advisors from Sussex’s very own Big Energy Saving Network, who provide free independent advice on how to switch energy providers to save money and energy....

Recipe for a great Valentine's Day meal out

News date: 10 February 2015

What’s your recipe for a great Valentine’s Day meal out: chocolates, flowers, champagne and romance?...

Fun and Safety back in Hailsham this February

Media Release date: 10 February 2015

Wealden’s ever popular Fun and Safety play day returns to the Children’s Centre in Vega Close, Hailsham on Tuesday 17 February from 10:30am to 1pm....

Have your say about affordable housing delivery

News date: 06 February 2015

After last year’s consultation on the Council’s proposed submission for Affordable Housing Delivery and Statement of Community Involvement, Wealden District Council has produced revised proposals....

Wealden businesses urged to check cyber security

News date: 05 February 2015

Wealden businesses are being urged to meet the Government’s Cyber Essentials or face the financial consequences of an internet attack....

Ignore this letter and you may not get a chance to vote

Media Release date: 03 February 2015

This week, every household in Wealden will be receiving a letter from Wealden District Council’s Electoral Services...

Topping out ceremony at Hailsham extra care scheme

News date: 02 February 2015

A ceremony took place last Friday to mark a milestone in construction of a new extra care scheme being built in Hailsham....

5 February 2015 Register to Vote

Media Release date: 30 January 2015

Wealden District Council is encouraging any local residents not yet registered to vote, to take advantage of National Voter Registration Day, Thursday 5 February, and go online to apply to register....

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