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Garden waste collections

News date: 19 January 2017

The prolonged period of cold weather has led to garden waste becoming frozen in the bin making it difficult to empty....

Exciting new development nears completion

Media Release date: 18 January 2017

Wealden’s latest council house development – an exciting mix of flats and houses in Hailsham, is nearing completion....

LEADER remains open for business

News date: 16 January 2017

Rural businesses in Wealden and Rother are being encouraged to apply for LEADER funding following post Brexit reassurance that funding will remain in place for another 20 months....

Disruption to waste collections 13 January

News date: 13 January 2017

UPDATED 16 January 2017...

Looking to move in 2017

Media Release date: 12 January 2017

If you are looking to move house in the next few years, particularly if you are wanting to buy your first home or downsize, Wealden District Council would like to hear from you....

Southern railway dispute 10, 11 and 13 January

News date: 06 January 2017

Southern railway has advised there will be disruption to rail services during this period. A connecting bus service will be operating for Uckfield and Crowborough....

Start Smart in 2017

Media Release date: 02 January 2017

Throughout January 2017, Wealden District Council will be running FREE events across the District to encourage residents to switch to Smart Energy meters, saving them money and providing a boost to the environment by reducing greenhouse gas emissions....

Christmas opening hours

News date: 22 December 2016

We are open until 4pm on Friday 23 December. The offices then remain closed until 8:30am on Tuesday 3 January 2017....

Christmas comes early for Rumsey Court resident

News date: 20 December 2016

Crowborough resident Shirley Lang has won a tablet computer in a survey of the online needs of the residents of Wealden’s Retirement Living Courts carried out by the District Council....

2016 - A year of initiatives

Media Release date: 20 December 2016

2016 has been a year of initiatives at Wealden District Council as it brings forward new projects and opportunities to benefit local residents....

East Sussex welcomes Syrian refugee families

Media Release date: 20 December 2016

In September 2015 the UK pledged to welcome 20,000 refugees from Syria over the next five years....

Concern about the homeless this winter

Media Release date: 20 December 2016

There is never a good time to be homeless, but winter must be the worst....

LOVE Christmas HATE waste

Media Release date: 13 December 2016

Over Christmas we generate around 30% more waste. But it’s no reason not be happy. Most of it can be reduced, reused or recycled....

Prudent increase proposed

Media Release date: 12 December 2016

Wealden’s Cabinet is recommending a £5 a year increase in this year’s Band D council tax payment to safeguard the District’s services....

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....

Grants Hill go-ahead

Media Release date: 06 December 2016

Work will begin in January on a £10 million scheme to provide 67 affordable retirement living apartments in the heart of Uckfield....

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....

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....

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