Wealden District Council

Community

Street Learning

Take part in FREE courses in Wealden and Eastbourne. From healthy cooking on a budget to a computer course, the courses are FREE to all Wealden and Eastbourne residents. Find out more about the project and our plans to expand across the district!

Free Fun and Safety Days

Uckfield Fire Station, Crowborough Community Centre and Hailsham East Children's Centre held safety days in the school half terms.

Digital Skills - Help everyone get connected

Take a look to see how we can help you get online at our events throughout the year, as well as training available.

Safety in Action

Find out more information on our 2 week event each June where we see over 1000 year 6 pupils from our local primary schools. Also a chance to get in contact if you would like to volunteer at the event

Wealden Activity Days

Find out if we are coming to your area with our free activities this Summer.

Grant Funding

Funding for community projects, voluntary organisations, businesses, sports & arts. Also grants for housing & home energy conservation.

Community Buildings for hire

This list of community buildings may be hired in Wealden (ordered by postcode). If you would like a building to be amended or another one in your community added to the list, please contact the Partnerships and Funding Support Officer on (01323) 443520, or email communitygrants@wealden.gov.uk

Financial Guidance

See the help that Wealden can offer you and your family during the Credit Crunch.

Community Safety

Find out about The Safer Wealden Partnership and its role and involvement in reducing crime and disorder in Wealden.

Local Markets

Locations, times and contacts for Farmers' Markets and Country Markets throughout Wealden District. Also search online for a growing selection of farm fresh produce and and other locally produced goods from Wealden and beyond - support our local producers.

Wealden Dementia Action Alliance

Showing and providing our support for the residents and their carers who have to cope with Dementia every day.

What's on

Events & activities in the local area.  

Access For The Disabled

People with a disability should have the opportunity to make full use of the built environment.

Volunteering (external link)

Volunteering is a great way to meet people learn new skills and gain useful experience.

Wealden Senior Citizens' Partnership (external link)

New focus group for older people with the object of promoting the interests and welfare of senior citizens in Wealden.

Registration of Births Deaths and Marriages (external link)

The registration of births, deaths and marriages is a service provided by East Sussex County Council. The Registration Service for the Wealden area is based in Crowborough and may be contacted on 01892 653803.

Citizen Advice Bureau (external link)

The Citizens Advice Bureau provides free, independent and confidential advice. Every Citizens Advice Bureau is a registered charity reliant on trained volunteers and funds to provide these vital services for local communities.

Deaf Outreach Service (external link)

The Deaf Outreach Service is a full-length bus which visits rural areas throughout East Sussex on a regular basis. The bus is equipped with assistive devices including doorbells with flashing lights, amplified phones, textphones, smoke alarms etc. Members of staff from the East Sussex Hearing Resource Centre and Social Services will be on hand to give advice and information on all aspects of deafness.

New Disability Communication Guide (pdf)

This newly revised best practice guide provides advice on disability etiquette for businesses that want to get it right on disability.

Home and Community for Disabled People (external link)

Community living, housing schemes, nursing and care homes, local transport, going to court, voting and the police.

Community Information Service (external link)

Online database of local and community information about organisations in East Sussex (compiled by ESCIS - East Sussex Community Information Service)

East Sussex 1Space - Directory of Solutions (external link)

Online directory.  From personal care to getting jobs done, from information and advice to coping with ill health, discover the choices to help you live independently, safely and in good health.