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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....

Wealden helps prepare students for the future

Media Release date: 16 December 2015

On 15 December, Wealden District Council joined up with other local organisations and businesses at Hailsham Community College to help prepare students for the future by holding a practice interview day....

Vote for the most festive shop display in Wealden

Media Release date: 11 December 2015

Wealden District Council is asking its residents to cast their vote in the first Streets Ahead Best Dressed Christmas Window Competition to select the best festive window display in the District....

More affordable homes being built in Wealden

Media Release date: 10 December 2015

There has been a sharp increase in the number of affordable homes built in Wealden over the past three months....

Two million pound boost for infrastructure improvements

Media Release date: 09 December 2015

Infrastructure improvements in Wealden are set to get a head start thanks to the transfer of a £2 million underspend into the District Council’s new Revolving Infrastructure Fund....

Get home safe this Christmas

Media Release date: 04 December 2015

MAKE sure you only used licenced taxis when paying for a ride home this festive season – that is the advice from Wealden District Council....

Exciting proposals for Grants Hill House

Media Release date: 02 December 2015

Wealden residents are being asked for their views about the redevelopment of the Grants Hill House sheltered housing scheme in Uckfield to provide high quality affordable homes for older people...

Local Plan consultation continues until 14 December

News date: 30 November 2015

The Issues, Options and Recommendations Local Plan consultation closes on Monday 14 December at 5pm....

Think Local on Saturday 5 December

Media Release date: 27 November 2015

Wealden residents are being urged to Think Local when it comes to Christmas shopping this year and make the most of Small Business Saturday on Saturday 5 December....

Keep an eye open for your new recycling calendar

News date: 26 November 2015

Your new recycling and garden waste calendars will shortly be arriving through your letterbox....

Proposals for new electoral ward boundaries in Wealden

Media Release date: 24 November 2015

Wealden District Councillors are submitting proposals for new electoral ward boundaries in the District in response to the Local Government Boundary Commission’s request for proposals to provide better balance to the ward sizes across the District....

Wealden supports students into the future

Media Release date: 17 November 2015

On Monday 9 November, nearly 500 students from across Wealden received advice and guidance on their future at the Wealden Works Career Fair 2015....

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