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Free holiday fitness challenge for Wealden children

News date: 03 August 2016

Freedom Leisure, which operates Crowborough, Uckfield, Hailsham and Heathfield Leisure Centres, is running its Junior Summer Fitness Challenge (JSFC) in partnership with the government’s Change For Life campaign again this summer....

Disruption to garden waste collections in the north of Wealden on 2 August

News date: 02 August 2016

There was some disruption to garden waste collections in the north of the District today due to staff shortages....

Wealden District Council launches Retirement Living service

Media Release date: 01 August 2016

An afternoon tea has been held to celebrate the launch of Wealden District Council’s Retirement Living service....

Record attendance at Food and Wine Festival

News date: 29 July 2016

This year’s Wealden Food & Wine Festival was attended by nearly 7,000 people who enjoyed glorious summer weather to sample some of the finest local food and drink in the grounds of Pevensey Castle....

Spending more with local businesses

Media Release date: 24 July 2016

Wealden District Council spent £4.4 million last year with companies based in the District and two thirds of this - £3.1 million - was with small companies....

Disruption to Waste Collection on Thursday 21 July

News date: 22 July 2016

Some collections were affected in Wadhurst, Hadlow Down, Five Ashes, Maresfield, Five Ash Down and Hailsham yesterday due to the temporary closure of the A22....

Providing a local service for bereaved families

Media Release date: 20 July 2016

Wealden District Council is looking to provide a crematorium and garden of remembrance within the District to give a local service for bereaved families....

Schools win Safety Awards

Media Release date: 20 July 2016

East Hoathly Primary School is the top school at Safety in Action – the two weeks of hands-on safety learning for nearly 50 schools organised by Wealden District Council....

Self improve with Street Learning

Media Release date: 18 July 2016

Starting in September, a new series of free Street Learning Courses is launching across Wealden and Eastbourne, offering training and advice to anyone aged 19 or over from Wealden or Eastbourne in a wide range of practical subjects....

Dementia friendly film club launches in Wealden

Media Release date: 12 July 2016

Wealden Dementia Action Alliance is working with Hailsham Pavilion Theatre to run monthly Dementia Friendly film screenings of classic musicals from the 1930s to present day....

Wealden Big Switch success

Media Release date: 12 July 2016

Households who took part in Council’s Big Wealden Switch campaign with iChooser enjoyed an average saving of £232 a year on their domestic energy bills....

Taxi driver banned for harassment

Media Release date: 05 July 2016

A taxi driver has had his licence revoked by Wealden’s Licensing Sub Committee following a range of anti-social behaviour targeted at a fellow taxi driver at the Polegate station taxi rank....

Leap ahead for affordable housing

Media Release date: 05 July 2016

Work has begun on Wealden District Council’s exciting new housing project to provide 12 new homes for the Hailsham community at affordable rents...

Improvements to Hailsham Town Centre

News date: 01 July 2016

A number of improvements are taking place to Hailsham Town Centre this summer...

Comfort and space adds to retirement living

Media Release date: 28 June 2016

A £1.1 million refurbishment to Wealden’s retirement living complex at Buxted has just been completed providing a facelift to 30 retirement flats at Buxted Court....

Celebrating 25 years of Safety in Action

Media Release date: 27 June 2016

Wealden is celebrating 25 years of Safety in Action, the innovative learning-through-experience partnership which has benefited over 16,000 Wealden primary school children....

Vicarage Lane Car Park Information

News date: 27 June 2016

Starting from 27 June, 14 car park spaces in Vicarage Lane car park next to the Bowls club will be being used as a contractors compound for the improvements to the town centre of Hailsham....

EU Referendum - Wealden Results

News date: 24 June 2016

The EU Referendum result in Wealden was as follows:...

Chairman chooses his charities

Media Release date: 23 June 2016

Wealden District Council’s Chairman Chris Hardy has chosen the JPK Sussex Project and Heathfield Works! as his two official charities during his term in office....

The 2016 Wealden Food and Wine Festival

Media Release date: 20 June 2016

The programme for next month’s Wealden Food & Wine Festival, taking place at Pevensey Castle on Saturday 16 July and Sunday 17 July, is out now....

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