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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....

Local artists paint some seasonal cheer

Media Release date: 04 December 2013

The artists in Wealden’s sheltered housing schemes have been adding some seasonal cheer to the Council’s 2013 Christmas Card....

Wealden supports Civic Hub bid for Pine Grove

Media Release date: 04 December 2013

Wealden District Council has resolved to support plans to set up a Civic Hub at its former Pine Grove offices as its preferred option....

Savings in public procurement get noticed

Media Release date: 03 December 2013

The East Sussex Procurement Hub, hosted by Wealden District Council, has been shortlisted for a prestigious national award....

Council Tax Reduction Scheme to continue next year

News date: 02 December 2013

Full Council has voted for the Council Tax Reduction Scheme to continue unchanged for the 2014/15 financial year....

Herstmonceux Neighbourhood Plan

News date: 29 November 2013

Herstmonceux Parish Council has drawn up its Pre-submission Neighbourhood Plan...

Kiss My Disco returns

Media Release date: 28 November 2013

Kiss My Disco, the open-to-all event created by adults with learning disabilities, returns to Crowborough on Wednesday 11 December at the White Heart, Chapel Green....

A recipe for a great meal out

News date: 28 November 2013

Good company, great food, Christmas crackers and all the trimmings are usually the ingredients for a great meal out during the festive season. But what about the food hygiene rating?...

Council decides on spot fines for dog fouling

News date: 27 November 2013

After extensive consultation, plans to introduce a Dog Control Order across Wealden District have been approved by Full Council....

Don't miss out on developing business opportunities

Media Release date: 26 November 2013

Wealden businesses and entrepreneurs are being urged not to miss out on the Business Funding and Commercial Planning event which takes place in Wealden on Tuesday 3 December....

Raising awareness about domestic violence

News date: 25 November 2013

Sussex Police, local councillors and members of the public took part in White Ribbon Awareness events in Hailsham, Crowborough and Uckfield on Saturday...

Cut costs with the Fuel Co op

Media Release date: 25 November 2013

With domestic heating oil prices fluctuating by up to 20 per cent over a 12 month period, the Sussex-based Fuel Co-op wants to help Wealden residents to get a better deal for their heating fuel....

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