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Cold calling council tax scams

News date: 21 November 2014

Once again it appears unscrupulous individuals are phoning residents pretending to make enquiries about council tax and asking for bank account details....

Your Future, Your Choices

News date: 21 November 2014

Over 900 students from Community Colleges across Wealden attend the first Wealden Works Careers Fair held at Uckfield Civic Centre on 19 November....

Be prepared with Flood Aware

Media Release date: 13 November 2014

Householders in Hellingly have been the first to benefit from a combined initiative by Wealden District Council and East Sussex Fire and Rescue Service to raise awareness about flood prevention....

Look before you book for Christmas

News date: 12 November 2014

Thinking of eating out this Christmas? If you’re planning that special Christmas meal with work colleagues, friends or family the Food Standards Agency would like to remind you to ‘look before you book’....

Do not miss out on the first Wealden careers fair

Media Release date: 11 November 2014

On Wednesday 19 November, Wealden District Council is inviting 14-25 years old from across the District to attend the first Wealden Works Careers Fair, a free event at the Uckfield Civic Centre where they will get help and guidance about their futures....

Why do you shop in Wealden?

Media Release date: 11 November 2014

Residents and people who work in Wealden are being urged to take part in the Streets Ahead shopping survey to help provide a better shopping experience in our towns and villages....

Repairs Service to Council properties - Update

News date: 05 November 2014

We have to inform you of some important and immediate changes we are making to our day to day repairs service delivery for our council homes....

Councillor Major Antony Quin RM

News date: 04 November 2014

It is with great sadness we have learnt of the death of Councillor Major Antony Quin RM....

Wealden honours The Fallen

Media Release date: 04 November 2014

On November 9, Members of Wealden District Council will be commemorating those who gave their lives in the service of their country at Remembrance Sunday events across the District....

Much-needed affordable homes in Polegate

News date: 04 November 2014

The opening has taken place of 33 new affordable homes for rent and shared ownership at The Sidings in Lynholm Road, Polegate....

Improvements to Uckfield Town Centre

News date: 31 October 2014

Uckfield Town Regeneration Project...

New Individual Electoral Registration system up and running

Media Release date: 29 October 2014

Over 83 per cent of Wealden residents have been successfully transferred over to the new Individual Electoral Registration as Wealden’s electoral services joins others across the country in moving over to the new system....

Take part in our high street business survey

News date: 29 October 2014

Shops and high street businesses are being urged to take part in an online survey to give their views how best to promote Wealden’s high streets....

Safe and healthy accommodation for everyone

Media Release date: 28 October 2014

The recent prosecution of an Uckfield take-away restaurant owner has been welcomed by Wealden District Council’s Private Housing Team who have been working with the Fire and Rescue Service to identify local accommodation which puts occupants at risk...

Take care with fireworks as Bonfire Night approaches

News date: 28 October 2014

Fewer fire crews on duty over the coming week means extra care should be taken....

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....

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