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Vo! Vo! Vote! for the best Christmas shop display in Wealden

Media Release date: 07 December 2016

Wealden District Council is asking for locals to get into the Christmas spirit and pick their favourite in the 2016 Streets Ahead Best Dressed Christmas Window Competition....

Pevensey pub calls last orders on digital exclusion

Media Release date: 07 December 2016

The Royal Oak and Castle in Pevensey has been showing that pubs can offer so much more than just food and drink by successfully hosting a seven week digital skills course run by the Barclays Digital Eagles Team....

Do not be taken for a jolly dangerous ride this Christmas

Media Release date: 05 December 2016

Wealden District Council is encouraging festive revellers to stay safe over the Christmas period by using only licensed taxis....

Prosecution for recycling centre rubbish dumper

Media Release date: 05 December 2016

A Heathfield resident who dumped over 30 bags of rubbish at their local recycling centre, blocking access, was fined £120 and order to pay £820 costs....

Do not be an Amazombie, shop local this Saturday

Media Release date: 30 November 2016

Wealden residents are being asked to support their local stores and shop locally this weekend in aid of Small Business Saturday on 3 December....

Hailsham gears up for Christmas

News date: 29 November 2016

Hailsham gears up for a busy shopping spree before Christmas as street improvement works are put on hold for the festive season....

Wealden urges all sides to find a solution to damaging rail dispute

Media Release date: 29 November 2016

Wealden District Councillors unanimously called on the rail unions and Southern railways to find a solution to the current dispute as a matter of urgency....

Call for fairer pension transition arrangements for women

Media Release date: 28 November 2016

Wealden District Council has called for pension transition arrangements for women nearing retirement age to be made fairer following legislative changes which have increased the State Pension Age for women beyond 60....

Over 70 families to benefit as new Stonewater homes help meet affordable housing shortage in Polegate

News date: 28 November 2016

Local families struggling to find low-cost housing in Polegate are benefitting from the opening of 78 affordable Stonewater homes in Shepham Lane....

An afternoon with Marilyn in Hailsham

Media Release date: 25 November 2016

Marilyn Monroe attended a special screening of Gentlemen Prefer Blondes at the historic Hailsham Pavilion cinema last week....

Wealden awarded White Ribbon status

Media Release date: 21 November 2016

Wealden District Council has been awarded White Ribbon Status for the stand it is taking against domestic violence....

Plans for a crematorium for Wealden

Media Release date: 19 November 2016

Wealden District Council has submitted plans for the District’s first crematorium, near Horam....

Push things forward in 2017 with Street Learning

Media Release date: 18 November 2016

With 2017 fast approaching, a new range of free Street Learning courses have been announced for the start of the year that offer a huge range of training and advice opportunities to anyone from Wealden or Eastbourne aged 19 or over....

Tablet winner at Crowborough computer event

News date: 17 November 2016

Congratulations to Mrs Joceyln Hooper from Horam, who won a tablet at the draw at this month’s Cake Coffee, Computers and a Whole Lot More event held at Crowborough Community Centre....

Spreading the word about smart meters

Media Release date: 16 November 2016

Wealden District Council is one of just 18 organisations to receive grant funding to spread the word about Smart Energy meters to local communities – potentially saving households money and helping to reduce greenhouse gas emissions....

Keep vigilant for International Fraud Week

News date: 14 November 2016

It is International Fraud Awareness Week and the East Sussex Counter Fraud Hub (ESCFH) is urging businesses and residents to be vigilant of the risks of fraud....

Wealden Remembers on Armistice Day

News date: 10 November 2016

Between November 11 and 13, Members of Wealden District Council will be honouring those who gave their lives in the service of their country at Remembrance Day services across the District....

Wealden Best Dressed Christmas Shop Window Competition returns

Media Release date: 09 November 2016

DEADLINE TO ENTER EXTENDED TO 1 DECEMBER...

Taxi driver has licence revoked

Media Release date: 08 November 2016

A private hire driver in Wealden had his private hire driver’s licence, and his vehicle licence, revoked by Wealden District Council after he admitted to using an un-licensed and un-insured vehicle for private hire....

Time to get your applications in

Media Release date: 04 November 2016

Does your sports club, society or community facility need a helping hand?...

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