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Core Strategy approved as sound by Inspector

News date: 31 October 2012

Inspector's final report - Examination of Wealden District ( incorporating part of the South Downs National Park) Core Strategy...

Joint Waste Partnership contractor announced

News date: 30 October 2012

Four East Sussex councils have jointly awarded a ten-year contract to deliver waste and recycling collections, street cleansing and beach cleaning to Kier Service Environmental....

Proposed changes to Council Tax Exemptions

News date: 29 October 2012

Under changes to the administration of Council Tax Benefits, Wealden District Council will be allowed to change some of the exemptions enjoyed by owners of second homes or vacant properties in Wealden....

Safety check failure for electric blankets

Media Release date: 26 October 2012

Tests on electric blankets organised by Wealden District Council this year found that 37% of the blankets brought forward by members of the public failed a safety check....

Fact checking report on the Core Strategy

News date: 22 October 2012

Wealden District Council (WDC) has received the Core Strategy - Fact Check report from the Planning Inspector, Mr Moore....

Check your oil storage tank this winter

News date: 22 October 2012

Home owners who use domestic heating oil are being urged to check their storage tanks...

Last Chance to Register

Media Release date: 18 October 2012

The last chance to register to vote in the forthcoming Police and Crime Commissioner election for Sussex is Wednesday 31 October....

Funiture Now! brings training opportunities

Media Release date: 17 October 2012

The first branch of the expanding charitable recycling chain Furniture Now! is opening in Wealden, thanks to a £45,000 three year service level agreement from Wealden District Council....

Tourists spend more in Wealden

Media Release date: 16 October 2012

Tourists spent £44 million more in Wealden last year as the numbers of day visitors reached 6 million....

Wealden Community Grants - open for applications

Media Release date: 12 October 2012

Grants are available from Wealden District Council to help local groups and village organisations continue the valuable work they do for the community....

Home Boarding Licences offer pet owners peace of mind

Media Release date: 10 October 2012

Wealden District Council is introducing a new licence to provide peace of mind for pet owners who use the growing number of home animal boarding services in the district....

Your Bus Matters

News date: 09 October 2012

Bus Users UK will be holding a special bus surgery in Hailsham on Wednesday 17 October, called Your Bus Matters....

Old Mill Court accommodation opportunities

News date: 08 October 2012

Old Mill Court in Crowborough is now ready to offer rental accommodation for the over 55s...

Making sure everyone is welcome

Media Release date: 04 October 2012

Wealden’s tourism team is working with Tourism South East to undertake a Destination Accessibility Audit to check how good access arrangements are for visitors with disabilities at a variety of destinations in Wealden....

Wealden decision on sharing waste collection services

Media Release date: 03 October 2012

This Wednesday, Wealden’s Cabinet has made its decision on the appointment of a refuse, recycling and street cleaning contractor for the district....

Macmillan Coffee morning

News date: 28 September 2012

Wealden staff take part in fund raising event...

Go ahead for 48 new Affordable Homes

Media Release date: 27 September 2012

Plans to build 48 new council houses in Forest Row and Crowborough have been given the go ahead by Wealden District Council....

Walking Down Uckfield High Street

News date: 25 September 2012

Pedestrian access reinstated on both sides of the High Street following this month's fire...

Changes to Wealden's Cabinet line-up

Media Release date: 25 September 2012

Two new members have joined Wealden District Council’s Cabinet to look after the portfolios which handle customer services and the Council’s corporate assets....

Go ahead for first of a new generation of council houses

Media Release date: 24 September 2012

The first of Wealden’s next generation of council houses has been given approval by the District’s Planning Authority....

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