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Moving towards self sufficiency

Media Release date: 14 December 2018

Wealden District Council is proposing a 2.7% increase in the council tax residents pay for its local services. This will enable it to become a self–sufficient local authority unsupported by central Government grants....

Wealden highlights its priorities for the next four years

Media Release date: 13 December 2018

Wealden District Council is asking residents and local businesses for their views of the Council’s priorities for the next four years....

Changes in garden waste collections in 2019

Media Release date: 12 December 2018

Wealden District Council has confirmed that it will introduce customer charges for garden waste collections when the new Joint Waste Contract for refuse and recycling collections starts from 29 June 2019....

Nominate your Community Volunteer Heroes

Media Release date: 12 December 2018

The deadline for nominations for the Chairman’s Community Volunteer Awards has now been extended to Friday 11 January 2019....

Get home safe this Christmas

Media Release date: 07 December 2018

When out and about enjoying the festivities this Christmas, don’t forget who’s going to be driving you home....

Enjoy a waste free Christmas

Media Release date: 05 December 2018

We love Christmas, but we hate waste. And Christmas can be the most wasteful time of the year....

Caught operating an unlicensed taxi

Media Release date: 28 November 2018

A Wealden man has been fined a total of £1,650 by Hastings Magistrates, and received six penalty points, for operating his own unlicensed ‘taxi’ service....

Christmas opportunities to shop locally

News date: 28 November 2018

December 1st is Small Business Saturday. It’s a great opportunity to start supporting your local businesses in the run up to Christmas....

Wealden shortlisted for national award

Media Release date: 27 November 2018

Wealden’s successful Drive to Digital programme has been shortlisted for the 2019 Local Government Chronicle Awards....

Plans for more two-wheel options on the Cuckoo Trail

Media Release date: 27 November 2018

Wealden District Council is in talks with app-based cycle rental company Countrybike about bringing new opportunities for visitors to the 11-mile Cuckoo Trail...

Two new initiatives to help people with dementia

Media Release date: 26 November 2018

Two new dementia initiatives are being launched in Wealden helping to improve levels of care and support....

Delicious Wealden

Media Release date: 23 November 2018

Many Wealden food and drink businesses have made it to the finals of the 2019 Sussex Food and Drink Awards....

Domestic violence cannot be ignored

News date: 21 November 2018

Domestic abuse is more widespread than you may think. Taking place within homes and families, it can remain hidden from the view for many years....

The results of the Wadhurst Parish Poll

News date: 16 November 2018

Yesterday's Parish Poll in Wadhurst asked the following question:...

Scheduled waste collections Thursday 15 November

News date: 15 November 2018

There is disruption to some garden waste collections today which is a result of a vehicle breakdown....

Wadhurst parish poll on 15 November 2018

Media Release date: 14 November 2018

Following the Wadhurst Parish Meeting held on Thursday 25 October 2018, a Parish Poll has been requested. It will ask the following question:...

Scheduled waste collections Wednesday 14 November

News date: 14 November 2018

There is disruption to some garden waste collections today which is a result of a vehicle breakdown....

Keeping your business safe from cybercrime

Media Release date: 13 November 2018

Online crime is costing UK businesses £66 billion a year. There has been a 21% increase in this sort of crime since 2016, so businesses would be foolish not to take adequate precautions....

Scheduled collections 12 November

News date: 12 November 2018

Our contractor Kier has suspended one of its garden waste collection rounds today following a road traffic collision near Heathfield....

Wealden businesses compete in Sussex Food and Drink Awards

News date: 12 November 2018

A number of exciting local food businesses are competing in the 2019 Sussex Food and Drink Awards....

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