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Celebrating the Cuckoo Trail

Media Release date: 23 April 2018

Celebrate Wealden’s most popular green trail on Saturday 12 May and make the most of fitness and fun....

Real Nappies are good for the pocket and the environment

Media Release date: 19 April 2018

We are supporting Real Nappy Week, which runs 23-29 April, by offering free nappy trial kits to parents in the District....

You cannot drive away from your responsibilities

Media Release date: 18 April 2018

From 1 April 2018, if litter is dropped from a vehicle, the owner can be issued with a fine of £75 without the Council needing to know who was responsible for throwing out the litter....

Help to Buy event on 12 May

News date: 18 April 2018

Purchasing a home of your own has become increasingly expensive. If you can’t afford to buy on the open market, there are a range of schemes available under the Government’s Help to Buy initiative....

New lease for Hailsham's Pavilion cinema

Media Release date: 09 April 2018

Hailsham Pavilion Cinema – described as possibly one of the most elaborate small provincial cinemas ever built – has agreed a new 20 year lease with Wealden District Council....

Community Grants help local organisations

Media Release date: 09 April 2018

Wealden District Council is supporting more than 50 local organisations through its community grants scheme this year....

Computer quandaries solved in Forest Row

Media Release date: 29 March 2018

Forest Row Parish Council and Wealden District Council are teaming up to help provide better computer training for the community....

Disruption to Garden Waste Collections on Wednesday 28 March 2018

News date: 28 March 2018

Wealden District Council and its collection contractor Kier are very sorry to advise that some collections of garden waste may not be completed today due to staff shortages.  The areas affected include:...

Potential Wealden Councillors shown the ropes

Media Release date: 27 March 2018

Potential new Wealden District Councillors came along to events in Hailsham and Uckfield to find out more about what being a Councillor involves....

Easter Recycling

News date: 27 March 2018

It’s that time of the year again. Easter is coming and with it, all those over-packaged chocolate eggs....

Referendum for Herstmonceux Neighbourhood Plan

Media Release date: 27 March 2018

On Thursday 3 May, residents of Herstmonceux Parish will be asked to have their say in a referendum. This will determine if they support using a neighbourhood plan to help decide local planning applications....

More support for Wealden Citizens Advice

Media Release date: 26 March 2018

Wealden District Council has increased its three year Service Level Agreement for Wealden Citizens Advice to £165,000 to help meet an increased demand for its services caused by changes to the welfare system such as universal credit....

Just Checking Making sure Wealden Waste Carriers are legal

Media Release date: 23 March 2018

In a combined operation with Sussex Police, Wealden’s Street Scene Team has been checking up on carriers of Controlled Waste on the District’s roads....

Business breakfast to dispel GDPR myths

Media Release date: 21 March 2018

Find out how to be ‘GDPR ready’ at the re-scheduled Wealden Business Breakfast taking place on Wednesday 28 March at Buxted Park Hotel....

Wealden welcomes progress with Housing Infrastructure Funding

News date: 21 March 2018

The Joint Accelerating Wealden Delivery Bid has reached the next stage in securing £32m of Government infrastructure support....

Fun and Safety in Fire Stations

Media Release date: 19 March 2018

Wealden District Council’s ever popular Fun and Safety Days are coming to Uckfield and Crowborough Fire Stations during the Easter holidays....

Supporting Local Business

Media Release date: 16 March 2018

Wealden District Council continues to provide support for local business – since 2015 over £335,000 has been provided through the Council’s discretionary business rate relief scheme. At its meeting on 14 March Cabinet approved policies to ensure support...

If it breaks, fix it

Media Release date: 16 March 2018

Many of the things we throw away haven’t reached the end of their useful life. Instead getting rid of them, why not try to repair them?...

Wealden welcomes apprentices

Media Release date: 14 March 2018

Following National Apprentice Week, Wealden District Council is introducing its class for 2018 and highlighting the wide range of work their apprentices undertake....

Waste Collections - Disruption Due to Adverse Weather Conditions

News date: 13 March 2018

Updated 13 March - All refuse, recycling and garden waste collections scheduled for this week are expected to take place....

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