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Review for second phase of Uckfield Town Centre project

News date: 27 March 2015

The Uckfield Town Centre (TCR) Joint Committee is to carry out a six month review of Phase 2 of the project, which involves redeveloping land in the town centre....

Wealden and Rother Rural Partnership LEADER Funding

News date: 24 March 2015

From July, businesses in the rural areas of Wealden and Rother will have the opportunity to apply for EU funding totalling £1.472 million....

Waste to energy boosts recycling

Media Release date: 20 March 2015

Less than one per cent of the household waste collected in Wealden ended up in landfill between April - December 2014....

Wealden Do the best attractions in 2015

Media Release date: 20 March 2015

The Wealden 2015 tourist guide is now available online and at tourist venues reaching out across the South East....

A helping hand for businesses

Media Release date: 20 March 2015

Local Wealden businesses have benefitted from over £0.75 million in business rate relief since 2011 through the Council’s Discretionary Rate Relief Policy....

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 www.gov.uk/register-to-vote 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....

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