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Wealden is loving its local markets

Media Release date: 18 April 2019

Between 20 April and 31 May, Wealden District Council joins the Love Your Local Market campaign, which takes place in May to raise the profile of local markets and encourage people to enjoy locally produced goods....

Take action to protect from flooding

Media Release date: 30 January 2019

Lakeside Flood Solutions will be hosting a Community Flooding Information event on Tuesday 5 February, 3pm – 7pm at the Civic Community Hall in Hailsham....

There is more to learn in 2019

Media Release date: 02 January 2019

There are opportunities to improve your IT and computer skills across Wealden in the new year. And to pursue a wide range of other activities with Street Learning...

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....

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....

Get ready for Get Online Week

Media Release date: 10 October 2018

In a rural area like Wealden, the internet is amazing tool which brings a world of choice and opportunities to your home...

Celebrating older people

News date: 26 September 2018

Older People’s Day takes place on 1 October. Each year a range of events is held across East Sussex celebrating the role older people play in our communities....

Free Electric Blanket Testing sessions

News date: 18 September 2018

Free Electric Blanket Testing sessions are taking place in September and October....

Wealden Community Grants get a capital boost

Media Release date: 05 September 2018

The amount available for a project through Wealden’s capital grant scheme has been increased to £15,000....

Be streetwise and get learning

Media Release date: 29 August 2018

How useful are your English and Maths skills? Do you need more confidence to achieve your personal goals? Or perhaps you fancy exploring your creative side?...

Help with starting your own business

News date: 29 August 2018

Edeal - Eastbourne & District Enterprise Agency Ltd- working with Wealden District Council, is holding a series of free business start-up workshops in Heathfield, Uckfield and Crowborough....

Chairman pops in to the Memory Cafe

Media Release date: 17 August 2018

As Wealden’s Dementia Action Alliance continues to grow, the Chairman of Wealden District Council, Councillor Chris Hardy, paid a visit to the Polegate Memory Café...

Get active this August

Media Release date: 14 August 2018

Wealden’s summer of fun is coming to an end. Our last activity day is at Uckfield on Wednesday 15 August....

Birling Gap Steps closed

News date: 10 August 2018

Following an inspection of the cliffs at Birling Gap this morning (10 August), a joint decision has been made by Wealden District Council and the National Trust to close the Steps giving access to the beach....

Access to Birling Gap Tuesday 7 August

News date: 06 August 2018

Birling Gaps Steps will continue to be closed on the morning on Tuesday 7 August while a further assessment is carried out...

Keeping cool

News date: 23 July 2018

The hot weather is back. Here’s some helpful tips to keep cool - and don’t forget to check that friends, relatives and neighbours who may be less able to look after themselves are alright:...

Saturday catch up collections

News date: 06 July 2018

We regret we are currently experiencing a greater volume of collection issues than usual due of staff shortages because of sickness....

Stay cool, save water and do not forget your pets

News date: 03 July 2018

With the hot weather expected to continue got few more days yet, here’s some helpful tips to keep cool - and don’t forget to check that friends, relatives and neighbours who may be less able to look after themselves are alright:...

Helping homes at risk of flooding

Media Release date: 12 June 2018

Households in Wealden District at risk of flooding have been offered the chance to install Property Flood Resilience products, free of charge....

Beat the street is back bigger than ever

Media Release date: 06 June 2018

Beat the Street – the free walking and cycling game that encourages everyone to be more active and healthy - is back in Wealden and bigger than ever....

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