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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....

Waste collection update Wednesday 18 July

News date: 18 July 2018

All collection rounds are operating as scheduled today although the times of collections may be different to normal....

New developments win heritage awards

Media Release date: 18 July 2018

Two major housing developments in Wealden have triumphed in this year’s Sussex Heritage Trust Awards....

Waste collection update Tuesday 17 July

News date: 17 July 2018

All collection rounds are expected to be operating today although the times of collections may be different to normal....

Disruption to waste collections Monday 16 July

News date: 16 July 2018

We regret that one collection round will not be operating today as scheduled, due to staff shortages....

Disruption to waste and recycling collections Friday 13 July

News date: 13 July 2018

Unfortunately several rounds will not be operating today’s scheduled collections....

Temporary contractor brought in to clear community recycling sites

News date: 12 July 2018

Wealden District Council has brought in a temporary contractor to clear a number of recycling Bring Sites in the community this week....

Waste and Recycling collections Thursday 12 July

News date: 12 July 2018

One round not operating today due staff shortages. In addition 4 other rounds are now working a day behind schedule so will not be collected according to schedule....

Refuse and Recycling collections Wednesday 11 July

News date: 11 July 2018

Wealden District Council and Kier apologise for the continued disruption due to driver shortages and vehicle breakdowns....

Uckfield By election Thursday 12 July

News date: 11 July 2018

Polling Stations for the Uckfield North Town Council By-election...

Missed Rounds Tuesday 10 July

News date: 10 July 2018

We have been informed by our waste contractor Kier that four rounds are not operating today due to staff shortages....

Missed rounds Monday 9 July

News date: 09 July 2018

We have been informed by our waste contractor Kier that five rounds are not operating today due to staff shortages....

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....

Protecting the ecology and environment

News date: 05 July 2018

The Local Plan Draft Proposed Submission Document allows growth to proceed without infringing the Council’s legal duties to protect Wealden’s environment....

Protection and growth

Media Release date: 05 July 2018

The new Wealden Local Plan Draft Proposed Submission Document contains a range of environmental measures to ensure growth can proceed without causing irreversible damage to our regionally important ecology....

MyWealden has turned golden

Media Release date: 04 July 2018

MyWealden, the convenient online way to access Wealden District Council’s services, has reached a golden milestone. Over 50 council services are now available digitally from one login...

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:...

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....

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