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Disruption to waste and recycling collections

News date: 02 July 2018

Kier are again facing problems with vehicle breakdowns and staff shortages leading to some missed collections in the south of the District...

Disruption to refuse and recycling collections

News date: 29 June 2018

A combination of vehicle breakdowns and staff shortages mean that Kier have been unable to operate three collection rounds so far today, Friday 29 June 2018....

30 year investment plan for new council homes in Wealden

Media Release date: 22 June 2018

Wealden District Council has approved a 30 year Business Plan which will invest £15 million every five years in new affordable homes between 2024 and 2048....

Committed to energy efficiency

Media Release date: 21 June 2018

Wealden District Council has won the 2018 Regional Landlord of the Year award for its commitment to energy efficiency for its tenants....

Savings through forward thinking procurement

Media Release date: 21 June 2018

Wealden District Council saved nearly three-quarters of a million pounds through its forward-thinking procurement policy....

Where to vote in the Uckfield Town Council byelection

News date: 19 June 2018

The by-election for the vacant Uckfield North seat on Uckfield Town Council takes place on Thursday 12 July....

Reaching out in Wealden

Media Release date: 18 June 2018

Universal Credit job coaches are providing outreach facilities in Wealden....

Further catch up collections for some Uckfield properties

News date: 15 June 2018

This morning Kier is again a crew short for its collection rounds which will affect some properties in Uckfield...

House needed in Hailsham for a Syrian family

News date: 13 June 2018

Wealden District Council is looking for landlords and property owners with a property available to rent in Hailsham to help a Syrian refugee family who has already settled in the UK, and need accommodation the Hailsham area...

Wealden on two wheels

Media Release date: 12 June 2018

It is far more fun and environmentally-friendly exploring the Wealden countryside on two wheels instead of four....

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....

Take some Applause

Media Release date: 11 June 2018

This summer catch some live performances at seven different location across Wealden thanks to the Applause theatre initiative....

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....

Retiring after 40 years of public service

Media Release date: 01 June 2018

Wealden District Council’s Chief Executive, Charles Lant, has announced his intention to retire....

Make it an evening with local Wealden businesses

News date: 30 May 2018

Too busy for a working breakfast? Wealden District Council and the Federation of Small Businesses are holding an evening Business Networking Event on Wednesday 13 June ....

Make the most of Wealden this summer

Media Release date: 29 May 2018

It’s time to get up and go, enjoying the free access to the wonderful countryside on our doorstep....

Action plan agreed to improve waste performance

News date: 25 May 2018

An action plan has been agreed with Wealden’s waste collection contractor Kier to end recent failings in service. It will come into force over the coming week...

Be Cliff Aware

News date: 24 May 2018

Wealden District Council is supporting the new Cliff Safety Awareness Campaign which is being organised by the East Sussex Chalk Cliffs Safety Awareness Group....

Delayed collections in Uckfield and Hailsham

News date: 18 May 2018

Kier have informed that they are unable to make refuse and recycling collections from some properties today, but they are aiming to carry out the collection tomorrow (Saturday) when extra crews can be re-allocated....

More affordable housing for Wealden

Media Release date: 16 May 2018

Old Hop Gardens, Wealden’s latest affordable housing scheme for Hailsham, is beginning to take shape....

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