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Take care during the heatwave

News date: 01 July 2015

In very hot weather, don’t forget that the weather can be a cause of anxiety and health risk for some people. Please keep an eye open for your neighbours....

1200 primary children put Safety into Action

Media Release date: 26 June 2015

The second Safety in Action Week of the summer takes place at Herstmonceux Castle from Monday 29 June to Friday 3 July....

Rogue trader fined for fly tipping

Media Release date: 26 June 2015

A Wealden man has been fined and ordered to pay costs to Wealden District Council for ignoring rules on waste disposal which led to fly tipping taking place in country lanes....

Hailsham water shortage washup meeting

Media Release date: 24 June 2015

Officers and Councillors from Wealden District Council have met with key partners and volunteers to review and learn from the events in May when a burst water pipe led to water shortages in and around Hailsham....

Thinking about the home this recycling week

Media Release date: 22 June 2015

Wealden District Council is supporting National Recycle Week, taking place from June 22 – 28 June. The theme this year is ‘Recycling around the Home’....

Pint and a short story at Pevensey Pub

Media Release date: 11 June 2015

A Pevensey local, The Royal Oak and Castle Inn, is offering its customers something new by linking up with the Pub Is The Hub, East Sussex County and Wealden District Council to launch an innovative book exchange promotion....

Landlord fined for failing to carry out repairs

Media Release date: 11 June 2015

A Hailsham landlord has been fined £2,750 for failing to carry out a series of repairs to a block of bedsits with shared facilities, after ignoring repeated requests and a visit from Wealden District Council’s Private Housing Team....

Consultation on new council homes in Hailsham

News date: 10 June 2015

A chance to give your views on proposals to build 12 new council homes at the Leap Cross Business Park in Hailsham will take place on Tuesday 16 June...

New loan scheme launched for local businesses

Media Release date: 10 June 2015

Local Wealden businesses who have been turned down by the banks will still be able to access finance thanks to new scheme being launched by Wealden District Council and EDEAL....

Jobcentre Plus in Wealden a year of Success

Media Release date: 09 June 2015

The Jobcentre Plus outreach programme across Wealden has now been running for over a year and is going from strength to strength to deliver expert help and advice to residents closer to their home....

Cult TV, steam, and the Cuckoo Trail

Media Release date: 08 June 2015

There is a chance to explore some of the rarely seen past of the Cuckoo Trail, including the Argos Hill Tunnel which features in the cult Sixties TV show The Prisoner during the 50th anniversary celebrations of the Cuckoo Trail....

New Chairman for Wealden District Council

Media Release date: 04 June 2015

Cllr Barby Dashwood-Morris, who represents the Chiddingly, East Hoathly and Laughton ward, is the new Chairman of Wealden District Council....

View Council meetings online

Media Release date: 03 June 2015

Meetings of Wealden District Council can now be watched live via a webcast or you can catch up later, using the Council’s new webcast facility....

New Cabinet to take the lead

Media Release date: 03 June 2015

Following the May election, Wadhurst councillor Bob Standley has been reappointed as Council Leader at May’s meeting of Wealden District Council....

Local Plan Review to go ahead

Media Release date: 03 June 2015

Wealden District Council has agreed to proceed with the 2015 Review of its Local Plan and will be seeking to consult with local parishes and organisations throughout the District as part of the process....

Wash it and squash it

Media Release date: 29 May 2015

As a new waste and recycling timetable begins across Wealden this week (Monday 1 June), Wealden District Council is urging residents to “wash and squash” their plastic recycling so that they can fit more into their recycling bin during the initial weeks...

Resurfacing work at Croft Road Car Park, Crowborough

News date: 28 May 2015

Phased resurfacing is being carried out at the Croft Road Car Park in Crowborough during June and July....

Like social media workshops

Media Release date: 26 May 2015

Wealden District Council, with Talkativeonline, are running a series of social media workshops across the District, to help local business develop their online presence....

Secure more business in 2015

Media Release date: 22 May 2015

On the menu for 16 June’s Wealden Business Breakfast are eight strategic marketing steps to build your business...

Proceed with the 2015 Review

Media Release date: 19 May 2015

Wealden District Council is being urged to proceed with the scheduled 2015 Review of its Core Strategy Local Plan to avoid becoming bogged down in changes suggested by a Planning Inspector regarding its Strategic Sites local plan....

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