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Make sure you are registered in time for the Elections

Media Release date: 19 March 2015

Wealden District Council is encouraging local people who may have recently moved homes or changed their names to visit and make sure their voices are heard in May....

Hailsham students learn to build for the future

Media Release date: 16 March 2015

Local students from Hailsham Community College (HCC) were able to get first hand experience of sustainable building methods on a visit to the Bouygues UK building site at Bentley Grange in Battle Road....

Voting Details for Uckfield Parish Poll

Media Release date: 13 March 2015

On Thursday 12 March, Uckfield residents will have the opportunity to participate in the first parish poll in Wealden for more than ten years and cast a yes or no vote in response to the question:...

Waterweek 2

News date: 10 March 2015

A week long series of events inspired by the Pevensey Levels is taking place from March 8-14....

Waste Collections to continue as normal

News date: 06 March 2015

You may have heard that some crews operating for our waste contractor Kier will be going on strike. We do not expect that this will affect refuse and recycling collection in Wealden...

Wealden wins national award for excellence

Media Release date: 06 March 2015

On 3 March, at the 2015 Local Land Charges Awards for Excellence, Wealden District Council’s Land Charges team, who deal with house/land search requests from solicitors and conveyancers, were awarded the national prize for the Best Customer Experience...

Claimed benefits with £50,000 in the bank

Media Release date: 04 March 2015

A Hailsham resident has been found guilty of dishonestly claiming Pension Credit, Housing Benefit and Council Tax Benefit while having £50,000 in a bank account....

Making a positive difference

Media Release date: 03 March 2015

At the final Full Council meeting of the current term of Wealden District Council, Chairman Brian Redman paid tribute to the positive difference the Council and its members had made to the lives of residents....

First hand experience at Wealden District Council

Media Release date: 03 March 2015

Charlie Haig has been getting first hand customer experience at Wealden District Council, handling the public’s recycling enquiries....

Five years inflation free council tax

Media Release date: 26 February 2015

Wealden District Council has agreed to freeze its council tax for the fifth successive year....

This could be your year

Media Release date: 24 February 2015

Want to make changes to the way things are run round here? Think you could make a difference? Then this could be your year…. Why not consider standing for election to become a local councillor?...

People Matter closer to home in Wealden

Media Release date: 24 February 2015

From Monday 2 March, People Matter, a charity providing quality information and guidance to job seekers, will be running weekly free advice sessions at the Wealden District Council offices in Hailsham to help give residents the edge in the job market...

Strikes prompt warning from East Sussex Fire and Rescue Service

News date: 24 February 2015

The Fire Brigades Union has announced that industrial action will take from 7.00am on 25 February 2015 until 7.00am on 26 February 2015. This is part of the ongoing dispute with the Government over pensions....

Making more of Wealden free parking

Media Release date: 23 February 2015

Moves to free up more parking space for shoppers, visitors and local workers in Wealden’s towns and villages have been approved by the District Council....

Wealden business social media workshops sell out

Media Release date: 17 February 2015

Recent social media workshops for local businesses in Wealden completely sold out, with more events being arranged for those who were unable to get a space on the first round....

Pine Grove update

News date: 12 February 2015

Planning Committee North, at its meeting today, approved a planning proposal for a change of use of the Pine Grove office site to an enterprise centre....

Energy Cafe comes to Upper Dicker

News date: 12 February 2015

On Thursday 12 February from 4-7pm The Upper Dicker Village Shop Café is hosting a team of energy advisors from Sussex’s very own Big Energy Saving Network, who provide free independent advice on how to switch energy providers to save money and energy....

Recipe for a great Valentine's Day meal out

News date: 10 February 2015

What’s your recipe for a great Valentine’s Day meal out: chocolates, flowers, champagne and romance?...

Fun and Safety back in Hailsham this February

Media Release date: 10 February 2015

Wealden’s ever popular Fun and Safety play day returns to the Children’s Centre in Vega Close, Hailsham on Tuesday 17 February from 10:30am to 1pm....

Have your say about affordable housing delivery

News date: 06 February 2015

After last year’s consultation on the Council’s proposed submission for Affordable Housing Delivery and Statement of Community Involvement, Wealden District Council has produced revised proposals....

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