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Uckfield Pool ready to re-open

News date: 14 January 2014

The swimming pool at Uckfield Leisure Centre – operated by Freedom Leisure in partnership with Wealden District Council – will reopen on Friday January 17, 2014 at 12 noon....

Setting your stall out

Media Release date: 10 January 2014

Wealden District Council has organised a free seminar for market traders and small holders looking to sell directly to the public....

Car park relief for Uckfield

News date: 08 January 2014

Network Rail has announced plans to go ahead with a new 150 vehicle car park at Uckfield to provide commuter parking next to Uckfield Station....

Waste collections at the start of the New Year

News date: 06 January 2014

Please check your collection dates over the holiday period on your calendar. Here’s a reminder of your current collection dates for the second half of the Christmas period....

Wealden District Council Christmas Services and Opening Hours

News date: 24 December 2013

Wealden District Council offices will be open at the following times over the Festive period:...

New Year Yoga for Young at Heart

Media Release date: 23 December 2013

Why not start 2014 with a New Year’s resolution that will provide lasting benefits to your health and wellbeing? Weekly yoga sessions for older people, delivered by Wealden’s Community and Regeneration team...

Achievement through partnership and performance

Media Release date: 20 December 2013

The Chairman of Wealden District Council, Brian Redman, paid tribute to some of the Council’s many achievements this year at a Christmas reception held in the Civic Community Hall, Hailsham....

Make sure of your ride

Media Release date: 20 December 2013

As Christmas celebrations get into full swing, residents are being warned to steer clear of unlicensed taxis/minicabs....

Crowborough Leisure Centre reveals £3.2 million refurbishment

Media Release date: 20 December 2013

Crowborough Leisure Centre – operated by Freedom Leisure in partnership with Wealden District Council – has revealed its fully refurbished facility. £3.2 million has been invested in extensive developments throughout the centre....

Wealden takes steps to improve car parking

Media Release date: 18 December 2013

Wealden District Council has agreed to progress with the review of car parking across the District, with a focus on ensuring that parking is in line with local needs....

theSussexBus.Com extends 31 route to Heathfield

Media Release date: 16 December 2013

Wealden MP Charles Hendry attended the launch of’s extended 31 service, which will now run between Heathfield and Haywards Heath, via Uckfield....

RSPB commendation and thanks for Hailsham School

Media Release date: 13 December 2013

On 5 December, Hawkes Farm School in Hailsham was presented with a special thank you certificate from the Royal Society for the Protection of Birds (RSPB) after they participated in a Wealden District Council “Green Wealden” initiative...

Growing the Wealden business economy

Media Release date: 11 December 2013

A number of initiatives are planned to help support local groups in revitalising Wealden’s economy involving its five main towns Uckfield, Heathfield, Crowborough, Hailsham and Polegate....

Human Rights Day 2013

News date: 10 December 2013

The 10 December is Global Human Rights Day, marking the date that The Universal Declaration of Human Rights (UDHR) was adopted in 1948....

Have your say about the development of strategic sites and the charging schedule for the Community Infrastructure Levy

News date: 09 December 2013

Following initial feedback from residents and businesses, Wealden District Council are consulting on amendments to the Strategic Sites Local Plan and Community Infrastructure Levy. The consultation starts today and runs until Monday 3rd February 2014....

Jobcentre Plus comes to Hailsham

Media Release date: 09 December 2013

From January 2014, Wealden residents looking for work will find help closer at hand as Jobcentre Plus will begin operating out of the Wealden District Council Offices in Hailsham,...

Improving access to planning meetings

Media Release date: 06 December 2013

Wealden’s Cabinet is to look at ways of making it easier for members of the public to attend and take part in planning meetings dealing with applications in the north of the District....

Council tax to be frozen for fifth year in a row

Media Release date: 06 December 2013

Wealden’s Cabinet is pleased to propose that council tax for the District’s services remains unchanged for the fifth successive year....

MASHH Further Town Centre Improvements on the way

Media Release date: 05 December 2013

The MASHH Steering Group is a partnership between the Hailsham Town Council, Hellingly Parish council, East Sussex County Council and Wealden District which is working to improve traffic flows for Hailsham and Hellingly through the delivery of much need...

Freedom Leisure Hailsham completes £3.1m development programme

News date: 05 December 2013

Hailsham Leisure Centre – operated by Freedom Leisure in partnership with Wealden District Council – has officially launched a range of new facilities today, Thursday 5 December....

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