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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....

Pevensey pub calls last orders on digital exclusion

Media Release date: 07 December 2016

The Royal Oak and Castle in Pevensey has been showing that pubs can offer so much more than just food and drink by successfully hosting a seven week digital skills course run by the Barclays Digital Eagles Team....

Grants Hill go-ahead

Media Release date: 06 December 2016

Work will begin in January on a £10 million scheme to provide 67 affordable retirement living apartments in the heart of Uckfield....

Do not be taken for a jolly dangerous ride this Christmas

Media Release date: 05 December 2016

Wealden District Council is encouraging festive revellers to stay safe over the Christmas period by using only licensed taxis....

Do not be an Amazombie, shop local this Saturday

Media Release date: 30 November 2016

Wealden residents are being asked to support their local stores and shop locally this weekend in aid of Small Business Saturday on 3 December....

Hailsham gears up for Christmas

News date: 29 November 2016

Hailsham gears up for a busy shopping spree before Christmas as street improvement works are put on hold for the festive season....

Wealden urges all sides to find a solution to damaging rail dispute

Media Release date: 29 November 2016

Wealden District Councillors unanimously called on the rail unions and Southern railways to find a solution to the current dispute as a matter of urgency....

Call for fairer pension transition arrangements for women

Media Release date: 28 November 2016

Wealden District Council has called for pension transition arrangements for women nearing retirement age to be made fairer following legislative changes which have increased the State Pension Age for women beyond 60....

Over 70 families to benefit as new Stonewater homes help meet affordable housing shortage in Polegate

News date: 28 November 2016

Local families struggling to find low-cost housing in Polegate are benefitting from the opening of 78 affordable Stonewater homes in Shepham Lane....

An afternoon with Marilyn in Hailsham

Media Release date: 25 November 2016

Marilyn Monroe attended a special screening of Gentlemen Prefer Blondes at the historic Hailsham Pavilion cinema last week....

Wealden awarded White Ribbon status

Media Release date: 21 November 2016

Wealden District Council has been awarded White Ribbon Status for the stand it is taking against domestic violence....

Plans for a crematorium for Wealden

Media Release date: 19 November 2016

Wealden District Council has submitted plans for the District’s first crematorium, near Horam....

Push things forward in 2017 with Street Learning

Media Release date: 18 November 2016

With 2017 fast approaching, a new range of free Street Learning courses have been announced for the start of the year that offer a huge range of training and advice opportunities to anyone from Wealden or Eastbourne aged 19 or over....

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