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Failure rate of electric blankets a cause for worry

Media Release date: 27 October 2014

One in three electric blankets tested at Wealden’s free testing sessions last week failed to meet safety standards....

Understand the Buyer to do business with local authorities

Media Release date: 27 October 2014

Changes in the public sector procurement rules will lead to greater interaction between local authorities and the market when securing goods and services....

Six new Wealden apprentices

Media Release date: 22 October 2014

Six new apprentices have started work at Wealden District as the Council introduces an apprentice scheme to help skill-up the next generation of the workforce....

Excellent partnership working

News date: 22 October 2014

Sophie Hepworth, of Wealden’s Community and Regeneration team, has been awarded an Excellence in Partnership Award from Sussex Police for her work in the community....

Free energy savings advice at Hailsham Food Bank

Media Release date: 21 October 2014

Wealden District Council is holding free energy-savings advice sessions on Friday afternoons at Hailsham Food Bank to help residents save money on their energy bills this winter....

Making payments to the Council

News date: 20 October 2014

As a result of the Co-operative Bank no longer providing banking services to local authorities, and following a competitive tender, the Council is moving its bank account to Lloyds Bank Plc....

Opportunities to learn about getting online

News date: 16 October 2014

Feeling left out in this digital age? Or know someone who could do with some help and encouragement to get on line?...

Be prepared for severe weather

News date: 13 October 2014

Floods, storms, ice and snow can be expected to cause some disruption during the winter months, so it pays to be prepared....

Last chance to have your say on car parking

News date: 09 October 2014

Wealden District Council is making changes to layouts and timings in some of its public car parks....

New Build Council Houses open

News date: 07 October 2014

Opening ceremonies have taken place at Wealden's latest council homes at Forest Row, Willingdon and Crowborough...

Six dates that could stop a house fire

Media Release date: 30 September 2014

Wealden residents are being urged to bring their electric blankets to one of six safety testing sessions this October to ensure they sleep safely this winter....

Coast and Country gets underway

News date: 29 September 2014

Coast and Country - Wealden and Eastbourne's first ever walking festival has now begun, with the first two walks: the Two Breweries Tour and On the Edge of Sussex on Saturday morning...

Apply now for a Community Grant in 2015

Media Release date: 26 September 2014

Wealden District Council is accepting applications for grants to help local groups and village organisations continue the valuable work they do for the community....

Free Street Learning this autumn

Media Release date: 23 September 2014

A new round of Street Learning begins in October with free courses, offering a series of useful practical skills, open to all Wealden and Eastbourne residents aged 19 or over....

Keep up to date with Food Safety

News date: 22 September 2014

The latest edition of Wealden and Rother's Food Safety Bulletin is now available on our Food Safety pages...

Visitors spend more time and money in Wealden

Media Release date: 19 September 2014

The amount spent by tourists visiting Wealden last year rose by 3.5% to £242.3 million compared to 2012....

Take part in our consultation on the revised Community Infrastructure Levy

News date: 17 September 2014

Wealden District Council has revised the draft charging schedule for its Community Infrastructure Levy which is expected to come into operation in April 2015...

Working with private sector landlords to prevent homelessness

Media Release date: 12 September 2014

Wealden District Council is to provide more services to private sector landlords to help avoid placing families in bed and breakfast emergency accommodation....

These routes are made for walking

Media Release date: 11 September 2014

Sign up quickly to make sure you get a spot for the Coast and Country Walking Festival – 70 organised walks, totalling nearly 400 miles across Eastbourne & Wealden from Saturday 27 September to Sunday 5 October....

New green spaces to support economic growth

Media Release date: 09 September 2014

Moves to allow development to take place in the north of the District without harming the internationally-protected habitat of Ashdown Forest have been approved by Wealden’s Cabinet....

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