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Saving money by going online

News date: 20 March 2019

Drive to Digital, Wealden’s initiative to use the internet to provide wider 24/7 access for residents, has resulted in total savings to the Council of £874,191 since the project began in 2015....

Young people have their say on key issues

Media Release date: 14 March 2019

The Wealden Strategic Partnership is working with Heathfield Community College to host a Young Persons Engagement Event for Wealden secondary school pupils on 22 March 2019....

Chairman awards victorious volunteers

Media Release date: 06 March 2019

On Friday 1 March the Chairman of Wealden District Council hosted his annual Civic Reception at Herstmonceux Castle where he also presented the Community Volunteer Awards....

Make a difference in local politics

Media Release date: 05 March 2019

Do you care about where you live and your local community? Can you make a positive difference? By becoming a member of Wealden District Council, or your local town or parish council, you have a say in many policies which affect local people....

Cheque-ing Out

Media Release date: 04 March 2019

After 31 March 2019 Wealden District Council will no longer accept cheques at the Council Offices for the payment of any bills or services....

10p a week council tax increase for Wealden services

Media Release date: 21 February 2019

As it continues to move towards self-sufficiency, Wealden District Council has approved a 2.7% increase in its share of the council tax. This will help it meet the challenges of the future....

First Ceremony for Wealden Crematorium

Media Release date: 14 January 2019

Wealden Chairman Councillor Chris Hardy laid the final stone in Wealden’s new Crematorium at a ceremony to mark the completion of the building’s structure....

Flooding and Cold Weather

News date: 17 December 2018

If there is a danger of flooding to property, the Environment Agency issue three types of warning....

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....

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....

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....

The results of the Wadhurst Parish Poll

News date: 16 November 2018

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

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:...

Wealden Remembers on Armistice Day Centenary

Media Release date: 09 November 2018

On Sunday 11 November, Wealden District Council will be honouring those who gave their lives for their country at Remembrance Day events across the District....

Nominate your Community Volunteer Heroes

News date: 31 October 2018

Wealden District Council is looking for nominations for the Chairman’s Community Volunteer Awards....

More than Just a Funeral

News date: 10 September 2018

Find out more about the facilities that will be offered by Wealden’s new Crematorium at the More Than Just A Funeral exhibition....

Celebrating the role of the Merchant Navy

News date: 03 September 2018

To highlight the importance of seafaring to the nation, Wealden District Council is flying the Red Ensign on Merchant Navy Day 3 September....

Elections are coming

Media Release date: 22 August 2018

Elections will be held next year for a new District Council as well as parish councils. But will you be able to vote?...

Trevor Scott appointed Chief Executive

Media Release date: 19 July 2018

On Wednesday 18 July, Wealden’s Full Council appointed Trevor Scott, the Council’s Director of Governance and Corporate Services as its new Chief Executive....

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