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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”....

Take care if walking dogs on nearby beaches

News date: 19 February 2014

Take care if visiting one of the beaches in or around Wealden, especially if taking a dog: Solent Coastguard have reported palm oil has washed up on beaches as close as West Sussex....

Severe weather information

News date: 17 February 2014

Advice about flooding. Information about sandbags....

Fun and Safety Event this Tuesday 18 February

Media Release date: 12 February 2014

Wealden’s ever-popular Fun and Safety play day returns to Hailsham on Tuesday 18 February....

In defence of our Local Plan

Media Release date: 10 February 2014

Wealden District Council has been defending its Core Strategy Local Plan in the High Court against an action which could increase the number of houses that can be built in Wealden in the future....

Get a rating first before your Valentine meal

News date: 06 February 2014

Romantic residents can make sure their Valentine’s Day meal goes without a hitch by checking the Food Hygiene Rating before booking a table....

Making our heating more energy efficient

Media Release date: 04 February 2014

Wealden District Council has completed more than two thirds of an ambitious programme to install air source heat pumps in 172 council properties....

Providing better sheltered accommodation for the future

Media Release date: 31 January 2014

Wealden’s Cabinet has approved an ongoing programme of re-investment in its Sheltered Housing Schemes which will see nearly £20 million in improvements over the next 10 years....

Time to Escalate

Media Release date: 30 January 2014

It’s time for small businesses in Wealden to make the most of interest-free Escalate loans to create local jobs and improve their commercial chances....

Making Your Market Work for You

News date: 28 January 2014

Over 30 market organisers and stall holders attended the Making Your Market Work for You seminar organised by the Wealden District Council yesterday at Heathfield Community Centre....

Holocaust Memorial Day 2014

News date: 27 January 2014

This year’s Holocaust Memorial Day events across the country take the theme of Journeys....

Walking groups invited to join a new Coast and Country Festival

Media Release date: 24 January 2014

2014 sees the launch of a brand new walking festival, a joint event organised by Eastbourne Borough Council and Wealden District Council, with local groups invited to join in too....

Community Dividend to support projects across Wealden

Media Release date: 21 January 2014

Wealden District Councillors are to be each given a Community Dividend to spend on projects in their Council wards....

Police issue warning about doorstep contracts

News date: 20 January 2014

Police in Wealden are warning residents not to enter into any contracts with doorstep sellers after three men were arrested in Uckfield....

Amendments to Off Street Car Parking Order

News date: 17 January 2014

The Council is proposing to amend its Off Street Car Parking order for the Sea Road Car Park, Pevensey....

Record sporting uptake in Wealden

Media Release date: 16 January 2014

Latest figures produced by Sport England shows that nearly 40 per cent of Wealden residents aged 16 or over are actively involved in sport or recreation for at least 30 minutes a week....

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