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Change in circumstances cannot be ignored

Media Release date: 23 July 2014

A business manager in Wealden who failed to inform the Council’s benefits service after his weekly income nearly doubled, has been given a three year conditional discharge by Hastings Magistrates Court....

Take a look at what happens to your recycling

News date: 22 July 2014

If you have ever wondered what happens to your recycling after it has been collected from your kerbside, please take a look at our new video....

National recognition for Safety in Action

Media Release date: 22 July 2014

Safety in Action – Wealden’s innovative community safety scheme for 10 -11 year olds - has been awarded LASER accreditation by the Royal Society for the Prevention of Accidents....

The electoral registration system is changing this summer

Media Release date: 22 July 2014

Over the summer, all Wealden residents will receive a letter through the post telling them about the biggest change to the electoral registration system in nearly 100 years....

Early action prevents homelessness

Media Release date: 21 July 2014

Early action by Wealden District Council’s Housing Options team prevented 724 local household from becoming homeless in 2013/14....

Businesses - do not miss out on Wealden careers fair

Media Release date: 18 July 2014

Wealden District Council is inviting local businesses to reserve a space at the Wealden Careers Fair 2014. It is a free event for 14-25 year olds being held at the Uckfield Civic Centre on 19 November and is the first of its kind organised by the Council...

EDEAL and Wealden offer free business startup workshops

Media Release date: 18 July 2014

Eastbourne and District Enterprise Agency Ltd (EDEAL) is working in partnership with Wealden District Council to deliver free workshops throughout the district for anyone thinking about setting up their own business....

On-going Fire Brigade industrial action

News date: 17 July 2014

The Fire Brigades Union has announced there will be further short, intermittent strikes in their dispute with the Government over pensions....

Do not miss out on Wealden Summer play days

Media Release date: 17 July 2014

With the Summer holidays fast approaching, Wealden District Council is co-ordinating FIVE fun and active Play Days across the district on Wednesdays between 30 July and 27 August....

Hot weather - be cool

News date: 17 July 2014

In very hot weather, don’t forget that the weather can be both be a cause of anxiety and a health risk for some people. Please keep an eye open for your neighbours....

Wealden Award for the Most Sustainable Business

Media Release date: 08 July 2014

Wealden District Council is sponsoring a green award for local businesses at this year’s Sussex Business Awards to highlight the contribution businesses can make to protect the countryside and enhance the quality of our environment....

Evelyn Clark Square unveiled

Media Release date: 08 July 2014

Letting will shortly begin at Wealden District Council’s latest council homes, the 28 home Evelyn Clark Square development in Forest Row....

Try some Street Learning this summer

Media Release date: 01 July 2014

Are you missing out on achieving your full potential? Could some new skills help your employment prospects?...

Amendments to Uckfield car parking order

News date: 26 June 2014

Amendments to the Off-Street Car Parking order 1990 in Uckfield have been made by Wealden District Council....

Forest Row Energy Fair 28 June

News date: 24 June 2014

Forest Row Energy is holding an Energy Fair at various locations around the village on Saturday 28 June from 10am – 4pm. Local residents from Forest Row and surrounding areas are invited to come along to discover how to pay less for their energy bills....

Eleven shining examples

Media Release date: 23 June 2014

The outstanding commitment of eleven community volunteers was honoured by the Chairman of Wealden District Council at a special civic ceremony last week at the Barnsgate Manor, Herons Ghyll....

Wealden apprenticeship scheme now open

News date: 19 June 2014

Wealden District Council's new apprenticeship scheme, launched in partnership with Sussex Downs College, is now accepting applications....

Learning about safety in 2014

Media Release date: 17 June 2014

Over 550 primary school children from across Wealden will be able to experience a 'hands-on' learning event at Herstmonceux Castle this week (16-20 June)....

The Wealden Residents Survey

News date: 17 June 2014

From 23 June to 21 July, Wealden District Council will be undertaking a Residents’ Satisfaction Survey across the Wealden District area....

£1000s saved on energy bills Crowborough Energy Pop up cafe

Media Release date: 12 June 2014

Last week residents who attended the Crowborough energy cafe saved £1000s overall on their energy bills....

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