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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....

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....

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....

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....

RSPCA welfare award for Wealden District Council

Media Release date: 18 September 2017

Wealden District Council has been given the RSPCA’s Bronze Community Animal Welfare Footprint Award for the work it does in protecting pet welfare in its 3,100 council homes....

Movies Make Memories

News date: 13 September 2017

The Wealden Dementia Action Alliance is recognising Alzheimer’s Month with another one of its special dementia-friendly screenings designed to support people living with dementia, their families, friends and carers at the Hailsham Pavilion Cinema....

Wealden Community Grants are open until 30 November

Media Release date: 07 September 2017

Grants are available from Wealden District Council to help local groups and village organisations continue the valuable work they do for the community....

Nus Ghani opens new Wealden development

Media Release date: 01 September 2017

Nus Ghani, the MP for Wealden, has formally opened Wealden District Council’s latest affordable housing development, Leap Close in Hailsham....

Growing old actively in Wealden

Media Release date: 22 August 2017

Memory Moments cafes are being held across Wealden as part of the seasonal celebration of older people across the country this September and October....

More residents make energy savings through the Big Wealden Switch

Media Release date: 08 August 2017

There has been a sharp increase in the number of Wealden residents benefiting from cheaper household energy bills by taking part the Big Wealden Switch....

More help for private homes

Media Release date: 24 July 2017

Wealden’s new Private Housing Financial Assistance policy will enable a wider range of assistance to be offered to disabled residents and help make empty properties habitable again....

Leap Cross becomes home

Media Release date: 24 July 2017

Twelve local families have recently moved into Wealden’s new council housing development on London Road, Hailsham....

Grants that make a real difference

Media Release date: 11 July 2017

A five churches trail, a community play, a shed for woodwork classes, two new cornets and the refurbishment of a tuba are among the many local projects supported by this year’s Wealden Community Small Grants scheme....

Support for people with dementia and their carers

News date: 04 July 2017

Would you like to meet and socialise with other people with dementia and their carers, sharing experiences and increasing your support network? Then come to one of the East Sussex County Council Supper Clubs, held monthly across the county....

Free woodworking courses in Hailsham

News date: 15 June 2017

Training Now has organised free woodworking classes in Hailsham every Tuesday and Thursday mornings...

Help provide shelter for vulnerable Syrian refugees

Media Release date: 12 June 2017

Private landlords and property owners are being asked to help Wealden play its part in answering the desperate need of vulnerable Syrian refugees...

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