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Comfort and space adds to retirement living

Media Release date: 28 June 2016

A £1.1 million refurbishment to Wealden’s retirement living complex at Buxted has just been completed providing a facelift to 30 retirement flats at Buxted Court....

Celebrating 25 years of Safety in Action

Media Release date: 27 June 2016

Wealden is celebrating 25 years of Safety in Action, the innovative learning-through-experience partnership which has benefited over 16,000 Wealden primary school children....

Vicarage Lane Car Park Information

News date: 27 June 2016

Starting from 27 June, 14 car park spaces in Vicarage Lane car park next to the Bowls club will be being used as a contractors compound for the improvements to the town centre of Hailsham....

EU Referendum - Wealden Results

News date: 24 June 2016

The EU Referendum result in Wealden was as follows:...

Chairman chooses his charities

Media Release date: 23 June 2016

Wealden District Council’s Chairman Chris Hardy has chosen the JPK Sussex Project and Heathfield Works! as his two official charities during his term in office....

The 2016 Wealden Food and Wine Festival

Media Release date: 20 June 2016

The programme for next month’s Wealden Food & Wine Festival, taking place at Pevensey Castle on Saturday 16 July and Sunday 17 July, is out now....

Vicarage Lane Polling station

News date: 19 June 2016

Hailsham voters who usually use the polling station in the Civic Community Hall, Vicarage Lane, Hailsham, are reminded that this polling station will be situated in the Reception Area at Wealden District Council’s Vicarage Lane Offices....

Eat Wealden this Sussex Day

Media Release date: 16 June 2016

Wealden residents are being encouraged to eat local produce this Sussex Day, Thursday 16 June....

Looking for the right pieces in the development jigsaw

Media Release date: 14 June 2016

Wealden District Council has published details of land that has come forward across the District following a call for potential development sites. They are currently being assessed by the Council’s Planning Policy team....

Community Grants help 60 local organisations

Media Release date: 14 June 2016

Wealden District Council is supporting 60 local organisations through its community grants scheme this year....

Winning council contracts on the menu at June Business breakfast

Media Release date: 13 June 2016

Understanding how best to win contracts for council services is the topic for discussion at the next Wealden Business Breakfast, taking place on Tuesday 28 June at Wellshurst Golf Club in Hellingly....

Take the Bus for a Walk

Media Release date: 10 June 2016

A new Saturday bus service has been launched to take walkers from Uckfield to the heart of Ashdown Forest....

Computing is a piece of cake in Polegate

Media Release date: 09 June 2016

On Monday 4 July, Wealden District Council’s popular Coffee, Cakes, Computers and a Whole Lot More! digital skills event returns, this time in Polegate....

First engagement for Wealden’s new chairman

Media Release date: 20 May 2016

The first public engagement for Councillor Christopher Hardy, the new chairman of Wealden District, was attending the launch of the Wealden Dementia Action Alliance in Hailsham Civic Community Centre....

Wealden drop-in supports taking part in the community

Media Release date: 10 May 2016

People with mental health needs and those with autism and mental health needs are being encouraged to take an active part in their local communities by dropping-in to a FREE monthly session from Southdown Housing’s East Sussex Community Links team....

Nominate your Sussex Food and Drink favourites

Media Release date: 09 May 2016

Foodies from across Sussex are being called on to nominate their favourite food and drink producers, sellers, chefs, cooks and stores for the Sussex Food & Drink Awards 2017....

The result of the Sussex Police and Crime Commissioner elections

News date: 06 May 2016

The successful candidate in the 2016 Sussex Police & Crime Commissioner elections is Katy Bourne, who was elected with a total of 139,335 votes in a two stage count....

Join the Alliance to make Wealden dementia friendly

Media Release date: 04 May 2016

Wealden District Council is inviting residents, organisations and businesses to support the launch of the Wealden Dementia Action Alliance on Thursday 19 May at Hailsham Civic Community Hall from 1-3pm....

3SC Three Counties Devolution

News date: 02 May 2016

In the latest update on devolution plans to give more power to the counties of East and West Sussex and Surrey (3SC), Wealden Council Leader Bob Standley said he was hoping there would be “more meat on the bone” of the 3SC proposals by the July meeting....

Wealden to boost businesses to digital future

Media Release date: 02 May 2016

This June, Wealden District Council is offering local businesses the chance to learn how to succeed in establishing themselves online by enrolling on a Digital Business Skills course....

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