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More take part in garden waste recycling

Media Release date: 19 March 2014

Garden waste collections in Wealden are expanding this spring as an extra 5,000 residents sign up to join this recycling scheme....

Fire Station Fun and Safety Day at Uckfield this Tuesday

Media Release date: 18 March 2014

Uckfield Fire Station will be hosting one of Wealden District Council’s renowned Fun and Safety Days on Tuesday 8 April from 10.30am to 1pm....

Claimed benefits while self employed

Media Release date: 17 March 2014

Two Wealden men who claimed council tax benefit and housing benefit while they were self employed have been successfully prosecuted in Hastings Magistrates Court....

Enjoy healthy options with the Eat Out, Eat Well Scheme

News date: 17 March 2014

Eating out is becoming increasingly popular, with the average person enjoying one in every six meals away from home....

How to compete in the global and digital marketplace

News date: 14 March 2014

Wealden’s next business breakfast on Tuesday 1 April aims to give local businesses the inside track when it comes to competing in today’s global market place dominated by digital channels....

Buses and Trains align to provide Ashdown Forest walks

Media Release date: 13 March 2014

This March has seen the launch of a new transport initiative run jointly by Wealden Bus Alliance and Sussex Rail Partnership to provide a free bus service to take residents on a healthy guided walk on Ashdown Forest....

Action in Market Towns workshop today

Media Release date: 12 March 2014

An Action in Market Towns workshop is taking place in Hailsham's Civic Community hall today....

Wealden celebrates Commonwealth Day

News date: 10 March 2014

To mark Commonwealth Day, March 10, Wealden District Council, along with many other local authorities across the length and breadth of the country, is flying the Commonwealth Flag at its Hailsham Headquarters....

Wealden Strategic Sites Local Plan now submitted for examination in public

News date: 10 March 2014

The Council has now submitted its Strategic Sites Local Plan (SSLP) to the Planning Inspectorate for public examination....

Jobcentre Plus in Wealden a success

Media Release date: 10 March 2014

Over the last eight weeks, Wednesday Employment Surgeries offered by Dermot Clarke, a highly trained and experienced advisor from Jobcentre Plus, at the offices of Wealden District Council have proved a great success....

Take care when walking near to cliffs

News date: 05 March 2014

Following further rock falls at Birling Gap the public are reminded that in the interests of their own safety to stay away from the cliff edges around Birling Gap and to keep dogs on a short lead....

Has your business been affected by the recent severe weather?

News date: 04 March 2014

The Government has announced a number of schemes to support all small and medium sized businesses that have been impacted by the floods and suffered a significant loss of trade....

Court takes action against unlicensed riding school

Media Release date: 04 March 2014

A Heathfield woman was fined £150 and ordered to pay £320 in costs for running an unlicensed riding school....

Have your say on the proposed methodology for the Councils new Strategic Housing Land Availability Assessment (SHLAA)

News date: 03 March 2014

The closing date for residents and businesses to comment on the Council’s draft methodology is 5pm, Monday 31 March....

Wealden Council called on to support living wage

Media Release date: 03 March 2014

Wealden District Council has been called on to set an example by paying all staff a ‘living wage’. Councillor John Blake proposed a motion that the Council Personnel Committee “consider the desirability of paying all Council employees not less than a...

Putting Wealden on the tourist map

Media Release date: 03 March 2014

In partnership with the District’s tourist attractions Wealden has launched a major initiative to encourage visitors to spend more time enjoying the timeless treasures of this forgotten corner of the South East....

Wealden District Council freezes council tax for fifth year running

Media Release date: 03 March 2014

At Wealden’s Full Council meeting on 19 February it was agreed to maintain council tax at the same level for 2014/15. This means that council tax which pays for Wealden District Council services has now remained the same for five successive years....

Wealden is looking for heroes

Media Release date: 28 February 2014

Last chance to nominate a hero…someone who gives their time and energy to help local organisations in Wealden. Your chance to nominate a Community Hero closes on April 30th....

Have your say about maternity care proposals

News date: 27 February 2014

Take part in the Better Beginnings consultation to decide on future maternity, in-patient paediatric and emergency gynaecology services in East Sussex: Eastbourne March 10, Uckfield March 12....

Judge dismisses claims by landowners over Wealden Core Strategy

Media Release date: 21 February 2014

Attempts by local landowners to quash Wealden’s key planning strategy and force the building of more houses across the District have been thrown out of court with the Judge dismissing their claims as “speculative” and “misconceived”....

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