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Vicarage Lane Polling station

News date: 19 June 2016

Hailsham voters who usually use the polling station in the Civic Community Hall, Vicarage Lane, Hailsham, are reminded that this polling station will be situated in the Reception Area at Wealden District Council’s Vicarage Lane Offices....

Eat Wealden this Sussex Day

Media Release date: 16 June 2016

Wealden residents are being encouraged to eat local produce this Sussex Day, Thursday 16 June....

Looking for the right pieces in the development jigsaw

Media Release date: 14 June 2016

Wealden District Council has published details of land that has come forward across the District following a call for potential development sites. They are currently being assessed by the Council’s Planning Policy team....

Community Grants help 60 local organisations

Media Release date: 14 June 2016

Wealden District Council is supporting 60 local organisations through its community grants scheme this year....

Winning council contracts on the menu at June Business breakfast

Media Release date: 13 June 2016

Understanding how best to win contracts for council services is the topic for discussion at the next Wealden Business Breakfast, taking place on Tuesday 28 June at Wellshurst Golf Club in Hellingly....

Take the Bus for a Walk

Media Release date: 10 June 2016

A new Saturday bus service has been launched to take walkers from Uckfield to the heart of Ashdown Forest....

Computing is a piece of cake in Polegate

Media Release date: 09 June 2016

On Monday 4 July, Wealden District Council’s popular Coffee, Cakes, Computers and a Whole Lot More! digital skills event returns, this time in Polegate....

First engagement for Wealden’s new chairman

Media Release date: 20 May 2016

The first public engagement for Councillor Christopher Hardy, the new chairman of Wealden District, was attending the launch of the Wealden Dementia Action Alliance in Hailsham Civic Community Centre....

Wealden drop-in supports taking part in the community

Media Release date: 10 May 2016

People with mental health needs and those with autism and mental health needs are being encouraged to take an active part in their local communities by dropping-in to a FREE monthly session from Southdown Housing’s East Sussex Community Links team....

Nominate your Sussex Food and Drink favourites

Media Release date: 09 May 2016

Foodies from across Sussex are being called on to nominate their favourite food and drink producers, sellers, chefs, cooks and stores for the Sussex Food & Drink Awards 2017....

The result of the Sussex Police and Crime Commissioner elections

News date: 06 May 2016

The successful candidate in the 2016 Sussex Police & Crime Commissioner elections is Katy Bourne, who was elected with a total of 139,335 votes in a two stage count....

Join the Alliance to make Wealden dementia friendly

Media Release date: 04 May 2016

Wealden District Council is inviting residents, organisations and businesses to support the launch of the Wealden Dementia Action Alliance on Thursday 19 May at Hailsham Civic Community Hall from 1-3pm....

3SC Three Counties Devolution

News date: 02 May 2016

In the latest update on devolution plans to give more power to the counties of East and West Sussex and Surrey (3SC), Wealden Council Leader Bob Standley said he was hoping there would be “more meat on the bone” of the 3SC proposals by the July meeting....

Wealden to boost businesses to digital future

Media Release date: 02 May 2016

This June, Wealden District Council is offering local businesses the chance to learn how to succeed in establishing themselves online by enrolling on a Digital Business Skills course....

Survey of rail passengers using stations on the Uckfield Line

Media Release date: 29 April 2016

The Wealden Bus Alliance is carrying out a survey of railway passengers to ascertain if there is sufficient demand for an early morning and evening commuter bus service to the stations at Buxted, Crowborough and Uckfield....

Robust response to planning changes

Media Release date: 28 April 2016

Following last autumn’s major consultation about the Wealden Local Plan,Wealden District Council will be carrying out further work and studies before publishing the Proposed Submission documents and making its recommendation to the Planning Inspector...

Give composting a go

Media Release date: 27 April 2016

Are you giving away too much? Instead of throwing organic waste into the rubbish bin, why not use it to make your garden beautiful?...

Thursday 5 May is your opportunity

News date: 26 April 2016

Thursday 5 May is your opportunity to have your say on how best to fight crime and manage our local police force....

Excellent bathing in Wealden

Media Release date: 20 April 2016

The bathing conditions at Wealden’s two beaches have been classed as “excellent” according to the latest EU monitoring programme carried out by the Environment Agency...

All under one roof

Media Release date: 19 April 2016

The launch of a new community hub, placing public and community services under one roof in the heart of Heathfield, could be the way forward for other Wealden communities....

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