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Positive planning provides jobs growth in Wealden

Media Release date: 10 June 2014

The number of new jobs created as a result of planning permissions granted in Wealden has doubled over the past year to 688....

Cyber security tops agenda at business breakfast

News date: 10 June 2014

Bookings are now taking place for the next Wealden District Council Business Breakfast on Wednesday 25 June, which will feature presentations from specialists on cyber crime and digital marketing....

Wealden offers FREE Business Growth Workshops

Media Release date: 10 June 2014

Wealden District Council will be hosting a day of free business planning sessions on Wednesday 18 June for local businesses to learn how to grow and develop....

Motorcyclists urged - improve your skills, ride safe

Media Release date: 09 June 2014

Wealden District Council is urging motorcyclists and drivers to be extra careful during the summer months when there is an increase in the number of crashes involving motorcyclists, particularly those who ride as a hobby....

Taste the delights of Wealden at historic Pevensey Castle

Media Release date: 09 June 2014

The food and drink lovingly created in the green and pleasant land by the sea that is Wealden will be showcased in the District’s first ever Food and Wine Festival taking place at Pevensey Castle over the weekend of 30 and 31 August....

Do you find it difficult attending surgery appointments?

Media Release date: 09 June 2014

Responding to growing concerns about the difficulties some patients have in attending surgeries in Uckfield and the surrounding area, local Wealden district councillors have approached the Wealden Bus Alliance to look at the possibility of setting up...

Funding withdrawal means hardship cases could be forced to go to loan sharks

Media Release date: 04 June 2014

Wealden District Council has expressed its “serious concern” at the Government’s decision to remove support from the East Sussex scheme that has helped 168 Wealden residents get through a short term financial crisis in the past year....

Wealden leads by example with new apprenticeship scheme

Media Release date: 03 June 2014

Wealden District Council will soon be taking on apprentices when it launches its new scheme in partnership with Sussex Downs College later this year....

Do not miss the Energy Pop-up Cafe in Crowborough

News date: 02 June 2014

£400 saved off someone's energy bill already...

Full Council 28 May

News date: 29 May 2014

At yesterday’s (28 May) full meeting of Wealden District Council, members expressed their wishes for a speedy recovery for all those injured in the accident at the Soap Box Derby in Warbleton village on Monday....

European Election results

News date: 27 May 2014

The European Election results for the South East Region and Wealden...

Energy Pop-up Cafe comes to Crowborough

Media Release date: 27 May 2014

For four days only, energy experts will be at Crowborough’s Energy Pop-up Café to offer independent practical advice on how to cut energy costs....

Keeping older people informed

News date: 26 May 2014

Following on from the success of last year’s Older People’s Information Day, over 100 people attended the fact-packed day at St John’s Church Hall in Polegate in April....

Strategic housing land call for sites

News date: 20 May 2014

The Council is reviewing its SHLAA (Strategic Housing Land Availability Assessment) in respect of a number of settlements in the District to provide up-to-date evidence on the availability of land for housing development....

Quality Mark for Cuckmere Community Buses

News date: 19 May 2014

Cuckmere Community Bus Ltd has been awarded the Community Transport Association’s prestigious Quality Mark. Only eight other community bus organisations throughout the country have received the award since it was introduced in 2012....

Major funding boost for Wealden voluntary groups

Media Release date: 14 May 2014

Voluntary organisations which provide far-reaching help to Wealden residents will receive over £262,000 this year in ongoing support as part of Wealden’s commitment to the voluntary sector....

Fostering local creativity

Media Release date: 09 May 2014

Culture and crafts in Wealden have received a helping hand in this year’s allocation of Wealden Community Grants....

40 for Tea Anniversary celebration

Media Release date: 07 May 2014

Forty for tea will be the highlight of Wealden District Council’s 40th anniversary as residents with a fortieth connection are invited to become civic dignitaries for the day....

Capital help for vital village venues

Media Release date: 02 May 2014

Eight village halls in Wealden are in line for £36,000 of capital grants to help with improvements thanks to the latest round of the District Council’s Community Grants scheme....

Advice for staying safe during Fire Brigade strikes

News date: 02 May 2014

Help East Sussex Fire and Rescue Service prevent emergencies during the Fire Brigades Union strikes...

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