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Councillor Major Antony Quin RM

News date: 31 October 2014

It is with great sadness we have learnt of the death of Councillor Major Antony Quin RM....

New Individual Electoral Registration system up and running

Media Release date: 29 October 2014

Over 83 per cent of Wealden residents have been successfully transferred over to the new Individual Electoral Registration as Wealden’s electoral services joins others across the country in moving over to the new system....

Take part in our high street business survey

Media Release date: 29 October 2014

Shops and high street businesses are being urged to take part in an online survey to give their views how best to promote Wealden’s high streets....

Safe and healthy accommodation for everyone

Media Release date: 28 October 2014

The recent prosecution of an Uckfield take-away restaurant owner has been welcomed by Wealden District Council’s Private Housing Team who have been working with the Fire and Rescue Service to identify local accommodation which puts occupants at risk...

Take care with fireworks as Bonfire Night approaches

News date: 28 October 2014

Fewer fire crews on duty over the coming week means extra care should be taken....

Jobcentre Plus reach out across Wealden

Media Release date: 28 October 2014

From November 3 Jobcentre Plus will be extending their Outreach programme across Wealden, providing career and benefits information and advice at drop-in sessions in Crowborough, Hailsham, Heathfield and Uckfield....

Failure rate of electric blankets a cause for worry

Media Release date: 27 October 2014

One in three electric blankets tested at Wealden’s free testing sessions last week failed to meet safety standards....

Understand the Buyer to do business with local authorities

Media Release date: 27 October 2014

Changes in the public sector procurement rules will lead to greater interaction between local authorities and the market when securing goods and services....

Six new Wealden apprentices

Media Release date: 22 October 2014

Six new apprentices have started work at Wealden District as the Council introduces an apprentice scheme to help skill-up the next generation of the workforce....

Excellent partnership working

News date: 22 October 2014

Sophie Hepworth, of Wealden’s Community and Regeneration team, has been awarded an Excellence in Partnership Award from Sussex Police for her work in the community....

Free energy savings advice at Hailsham Food Bank

Media Release date: 21 October 2014

Wealden District Council is holding free energy-savings advice sessions on Friday afternoons at Hailsham Food Bank to help residents save money on their energy bills this winter....

Making payments to the Council

News date: 20 October 2014

As a result of the Co-operative Bank no longer providing banking services to local authorities, and following a competitive tender, the Council is moving its bank account to Lloyds Bank Plc....

Opportunities to learn about getting online

News date: 16 October 2014

Feeling left out in this digital age? Or know someone who could do with some help and encouragement to get on line?...

Improvements to Uckfield Town Centre

News date: 13 October 2014

Uckfield Town Regeneration Project – Frequently Asked Questions - (10th October 2014) (pdf)...

Be prepared for severe weather

News date: 13 October 2014

Floods, storms, ice and snow can be expected to cause some disruption during the winter months, so it pays to be prepared....

Last chance to have your say on car parking

News date: 09 October 2014

Wealden District Council is making changes to layouts and timings in some of its public car parks....

New Build Council Houses open

News date: 07 October 2014

Opening ceremonies have taken place at Wealden's latest council homes at Forest Row, Willingdon and Crowborough...

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....

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