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Your health. You owe it to yourself

Media Release date: 17 January 2018

Wealden District Council has launched a new website, Healthy Wealden, to encourage residents to stay active and healthy....

Access2Healthcare seeks drivers in Hailsham

Media Release date: 10 January 2018

The Access2Healthcare Scheme which provides home to surgery transport in Uckfield is being introduced to Hailsham....

Bogus taxi driver fined and disqualified from driving

Media Release date: 08 January 2018

Following a case brought by Wealden District Council, a Wealden man who was operating an un-licensed taxi service has been fined £4,700 and disqualified from driving for 18 months....

Keep your emergency plans up-to-date

Media Release date: 08 January 2018

With winter upon us, local villages and towns are reminded about the importance of making sure their community emergency plans are up-to-date...

Still no central heating

Media Release date: 05 January 2018

Wealden District Council has teamed up with National Grid and Affordable Warmth Solutions to help install oil central heating in homes without any central heating....

What has been happening in 2017

Media Release date: 20 December 2017

Councillor Chris Hardy, the Chairman of Wealden District Council, provides a short review of what’s being happening this year in the world of Wealden....

We like it here, say Wealden residents

Media Release date: 19 December 2017

Nine out of ten Wealden residents like living here, and three quarters are satisfied with the way the District Council runs things....

The Flower Shop blooms to Christmas window victory

Media Release date: 18 December 2017

Congratulations to The Flower Shop in Uckfield, winner of the 2017 Wealden District Council’s Best Dressed Christmas Shop Window Competition....

Responding to challenging times

Media Release date: 15 December 2017

Wealden District Council’s Cabinet is recommending a council tax increase of £5 a year for Band D properties, with proportional increases for other bands...

Exciting step for Wealden District Council

Media Release date: 14 December 2017

The Vicarage Fields Shopping Centre in Hailsham has a new owner – Wealden District Council....

Top tips for a low-waste festive season

Media Release date: 13 December 2017

Christmas is great fun…but we don’t half produce a lot of rubbish at the end of it. That is why recycling at this time of year is so important....

Get home safe this Christmas

Media Release date: 12 December 2017

When out and about enjoying the festivities this Christmas, don’t forget who’s going to be driving you home....

Disruption to waste collections Monday 11 December

News date: 11 December 2017

Poor road conditions caused by the snow in some parts of the District has meant that some refuse and recycling collections could not be completed today,11 December....

Vote on the most wonderful window of the year

News date: 07 December 2017

The entries are in, so you decide who should be the winner of the 2017 Wealden District Council’s Best Dressed Christmas Shop Window Competition....

Taking care in cold weather

News date: 07 December 2017

It’s important to look after yourself during cold weather. And look after others – please check on frail or older neighbours or relatives, especially those living alone or who have serious illnesses to make sure they are safe, warm and well....

Platinum celebrations in Wealden

Media Release date: 06 December 2017

Wealden District Council joined with Buckingham Palace last month in celebrating Platinum wedding anniversaries....

Become a Red Cross Community Reserve Volunteer

News date: 04 December 2017

The Red Cross is looking for Community Reserve Volunteers to support its trained volunteers in emergencies....

Wealden response to new constituency proposals

Media Release date: 30 November 2017

Wealden District Council has responded to the Boundary Commission for England’s consultation which sees the creation of two new Parliamentary constituencies within the District....

Disruption to Garden Waste Collections on Monday 27 November 2017

News date: 29 November 2017

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

Changes in Wealden garden waste collections in 2019

Media Release date: 28 November 2017

Wealden District Council will be looking to introduce customer charges for garden waste collections when the new Joint Waste Contract for refuse and recycling comes into effect. The new contract doesn’t begin for another 18 months until June 2019....

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