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Six dates that could stop a house fire

Media Release date: 30 September 2014

Wealden residents are being urged to bring their electric blankets to one of six safety testing sessions this October to ensure they sleep safely this winter....

Coast and Country gets underway

News date: 29 September 2014

Coast and Country - Wealden and Eastbourne's first ever walking festival has now begun, with the first two walks: the Two Breweries Tour and On the Edge of Sussex on Saturday morning...

Apply now for a Community Grant in 2015

Media Release date: 26 September 2014

Wealden District Council is accepting applications for grants to help local groups and village organisations continue the valuable work they do for the community....

Improvements to Uckfield Town Centre

News date: 23 September 2014

On Friday 3 October 2014, there is an opportunity for residents to get up to speed with the latest progress in the development of Uckfield town centre....

Free Street Learning this autumn

Media Release date: 23 September 2014

A new round of Street Learning begins in October with free courses, offering a series of useful practical skills, open to all Wealden and Eastbourne residents aged 19 or over....

Keep up to date with Food Safety

News date: 22 September 2014

The latest edition of Wealden and Rother's Food Safety Bulletin is now availble on our Food Safety pages...

Visitors spend more time and money in Wealden

Media Release date: 19 September 2014

The amount spent by tourists visiting Wealden last year rose by 3.5% to £242.3 million compared to 2012....

Take part in our consultation on the revised Community Infrastructure Levy

News date: 17 September 2014

Wealden District Council has revised the draft charging schedule for its Community Infrastructure Levy which is expected to come into operation in April 2015...

Working with private sector landlords to prevent homelessness

Media Release date: 12 September 2014

Wealden District Council is to provide more services to private sector landlords to help avoid placing families in bed and breakfast emergency accommodation....

These routes are made for walking

Media Release date: 11 September 2014

Sign up quickly to make sure you get a spot for the Coast & Country Walking Festival – 70 organised walks, totalling nearly 400 miles across Eastbourne and Wealden from Saturday 27 September to Sunday 5 October....

New green spaces to support economic growth

Media Release date: 09 September 2014

Moves to allow development to take place in the north of the District without harming the internationally-protected habitat of Ashdown Forest have been approved by Wealden’s Cabinet....

Don't Bottle Out of Recycling, Pledge4Plastics Instead

News date: 08 September 2014

This September, Wealden District Council is proudly supporting the Pledge4Plastics campaign, which aims to get recycling back on the household agenda....

If you go down to the woods on Saturday, take the bus

News date: 03 September 2014

The Ashdown Forest Explorer is providing a free trip to Ashdown Forest from Uckfield this Saturday, 6 September....

Food and Wine success at Pevensey

News date: 02 September 2014

Wealden’s first ever Food and Wine Festival which took place in the grounds of Pevensey Castle last weekend proved a great success....

Tour of Britain in Wealden Saturday 13 September

News date: 29 August 2014

Stage Seven of the Tour of Britain whizzes through Wealden during the afternoon of Saturday 13 September....

Council tax discount amnesty launched ahead of fraud review

Media Release date: 26 August 2014

Following a number of successful campaigns since 2011, councils across East Sussex are joining forces to conduct a series of reviews of how many people may be wrongly claiming a discount on their council tax....

Pevensey Food and Wine Festival this weekend

Media Release date: 26 August 2014

There’s a tasty line-up of live music to complement the gastronomic delights at Wealden’s first Food and Wine Festival taking place at Pevensey Castle this weekend, Saturday 30 & Sunday 31 August....

Wealden Play Days are here again

News date: 26 August 2014

On Wednesday, 27 August , the final Wealden Play Day of the summer is at Hailsham....

Visit the power station that uses your waste to make electricity

News date: 22 August 2014

Did you now that nearly all of Wealden’s non recyclable household is being used to create electricity?...

Alterations to Bank Holiday Monday waste and recycling collections

News date: 21 August 2014

Wealden District Council and Kier Services Ltd regret that, due to a shortage of staff on Bank Holiday Monday, we are required to make some late alterations to the Waste and Recycling collection arrangements for Monday 25 August....

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