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Extra promotion for Wealden tourism

News date: 11 February 2016

Wealden’s Wealden Do Sussex 2016 tourist guide was launched this Wednesday by Council Chairman Barby Dashwood-Morris at Rathfinny Estate in Alfriston....

Helping Wealden communities become stronger

Media Release date: 03 February 2016

Grants of up to £10,000 a year are available to help communities in Wealden become stronger and more resilient....

Free business growth seminars

Media Release date: 02 February 2016

Wealden District Council is teaming up with Pro-Actions to offer local businesses a FREE seminar on ‘How to take your business to the next level – and succeed!’...

Not spots and endless buffering

Media Release date: 01 February 2016

Not spots and endless buffering? Is that your experience of mobile phone and internet communications in Wealden? Take part in our survey...

Wealden Guides highlight best attractions

Media Release date: 29 January 2016

Wealden District Council has produced the latest Wealden Do the Best Attractions Guide, highlighting the many tourist sites, benefits, events and days out in Wealden....

Action on the future of Hailsham

Media Release date: 28 January 2016

The first formal meeting of the Hailsham Area Action Plan (HAAP) Steering Group will take place on 2 February at 2pm at the Wealden District Council offices on Vicarage Lane, with members of the public invited to hear the discussion....

Council tax increase proposed

Media Release date: 28 January 2016

After a five year council tax freeze, Wealden’s Cabinet is proposing a 1.9 per cent increase....

Free Fun and Safety in Hailsham this February

Media Release date: 28 January 2016

A firm favourite with youngsters, Wealden District Council’s Fun and Safety play day returns to the Hailsham East Children’s Centre in Vega Close, Hailsham on Thursday 18 February from 10:00am to 12:30pm....

Holocaust Memorial Day 2016

News date: 27 January 2016

A display of photographs is taking place in the public access area of Wealden District Council’s Hailsham offices in Vicarage Lane to mark Holocaust Memorial Day....

Join the drive for your voting rights

Media Release date: 27 January 2016

Wealden District Council encourages anyone not yet registered to vote to take advantage of National Voter Registration Drive,1-7 February....

Tuesday 12 January Recycling Collections

News date: 13 January 2016

Due to a collection vehicle breakdown on Tuesday 12 January, some collections of the recycling bins and boxes for glass have been missed in the Forest Row, Danehill, Chelwood Gate and Furners Green areas....

2016 Police and Crime Commissioner elections

News date: 12 January 2016

The 2016 election for the Sussex Police and Crime Commissioner takes place on 5 May, 2016....

Uckfield store wins Festive Window Competition

Media Release date: 12 January 2016

Following thousands of votes, and some very stiff competition, Josefina in Uckfield has been crowed as the winner of the first Wealden District Council Streets Ahead Best Dressed Christmas Window Competition....

Wet winter weather

News date: 04 January 2016

Following much rain in the District over the past few days, be prepared for the possibility of flooding....

Wealden 2016 Apprenticeship Scheme Now Open

Media Release date: 04 January 2016

Wealden District Council is now accepting applications for the next year of its hugely successful apprenticeship scheme, operated in partnership with Sussex Downs College....

Go ahead for SANGS and SAMMS

Media Release date: 03 January 2016

Two new words which mean progress and protection for the north of Wealden and the Ashdown Forest are fast becoming a reality, thanks to forward funding by Wealden District Council....

Take part in the Wealden Budget consultation

News date: 22 December 2015

Cabinet is consulting on a proposed 1.9% rise in the Wealden share of residents’ council tax as part of its 2016/17 budget....

A Year of Many Achievements

Media Release date: 20 December 2015

In what was described as a Year of Many Achievements, the Chairman of Wealden District Council, Barby Dashwood-Morris paid tribute to the Council’s staff at an awards ceremony held at the Civic Community Centre in Hailsham....

Thirty percent more waste is produced at Christmas

Media Release date: 18 December 2015

Loads of plastics, wrapping paper, glass and card gets thrown away in the rubbish bin over the long Christmas break- when it could just as easily be recycled....

People Matter year of success in Wealden

Media Release date: 17 December 2015

Since March 2015, People Matter has helped over 100 clients in their regular drop in sessions at the Wealden District Council offices in Hailsham....

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