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Garden waste collections 23 January update

News date: 01 February 2017

Delays in catching up with missed garden waste collections...

Fun day spotlights home safety

Media Release date: 01 February 2017

Safety in the home will come under the spotlight this half-term at Wealden’s Fun and Safety Day in Hailsham on Thursday 16 February....

Help us get rid of child exploitation

Media Release date: 01 February 2017

Child sexual exploitation and modern slavery are two of the ugly undersides of society, and they can be found in rural areas as well as big cities....

Be on the alert for Council Tax scams

News date: 26 January 2017

Unfortunately it appears unscrupulous individuals are phoning residents pretending to make enquiries about council tax and asking for bank account details....

Food waste contamination

Media Release date: 25 January 2017

Wealden residents are some of the best recyclers in the county, helping the District achieve an overall recycling rate of around 50%....

Spot fines will help crack down on fly tippers

Media Release date: 23 January 2017

Fly tippers can now be fined up to £400 on the spot by Wealden District Council’s Street Scene Officers....

Garden waste collections

News date: 19 January 2017

The prolonged period of cold weather has led to garden waste becoming frozen in the bin making it difficult to empty....

Exciting new development nears completion

Media Release date: 18 January 2017

Wealden’s latest council house development – an exciting mix of flats and houses in Hailsham, is nearing completion....

LEADER remains open for business

News date: 16 January 2017

Rural businesses in Wealden and Rother are being encouraged to apply for LEADER funding following post Brexit reassurance that funding will remain in place for another 20 months....

Disruption to waste collections 13 January

News date: 13 January 2017

UPDATED 16 January 2017...

Looking to move in 2017

Media Release date: 12 January 2017

If you are looking to move house in the next few years, particularly if you are wanting to buy your first home or downsize, Wealden District Council would like to hear from you....

Southern railway dispute 10, 11 and 13 January

News date: 06 January 2017

Southern railway has advised there will be disruption to rail services during this period. A connecting bus service will be operating for Uckfield and Crowborough....

Start Smart in 2017

Media Release date: 02 January 2017

Throughout January 2017, Wealden District Council will be running FREE events across the District to encourage residents to switch to Smart Energy meters, saving them money and providing a boost to the environment by reducing greenhouse gas emissions....

Christmas comes early for Rumsey Court resident

News date: 20 December 2016

Crowborough resident Shirley Lang has won a tablet computer in a survey of the online needs of the residents of Wealden’s Retirement Living Courts carried out by the District Council....

2016 - A year of initiatives

Media Release date: 20 December 2016

2016 has been a year of initiatives at Wealden District Council as it brings forward new projects and opportunities to benefit local residents....

East Sussex welcomes Syrian refugee families

Media Release date: 20 December 2016

In September 2015 the UK pledged to welcome 20,000 refugees from Syria over the next five years....

Concern about the homeless this winter

Media Release date: 20 December 2016

There is never a good time to be homeless, but winter must be the worst....

LOVE Christmas HATE waste

Media Release date: 13 December 2016

Over Christmas we generate around 30% more waste. But it’s no reason not be happy. Most of it can be reduced, reused or recycled....

Prudent increase proposed

Media Release date: 12 December 2016

Wealden’s Cabinet is recommending a £5 a year increase in this year’s Band D council tax payment to safeguard the District’s services....

Vo! Vo! Vote! for the best Christmas shop display in Wealden

Media Release date: 07 December 2016

Wealden District Council is asking for locals to get into the Christmas spirit and pick their favourite in the 2016 Streets Ahead Best Dressed Christmas Window Competition....

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