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Cabinet


The Cabinet is responsible for implementing the Council's budget and policy framework.

Contact Email: cservices@wealden.gov.uk

Contact Phone Number: 01892 602433

Responsible Authority: Wealden District Council

Car Parks - Online car park directory


Search our online directory for a car park in Wealden.

Contact Email: carparking@wealden.gov.uk

Contact Phone Number: 01323 443599

Responsible Authority: Wealden District Council

Car Parks - Report a problem with a Wealden car park


Report a problem with Wealden District Council owned or managed car parks.

Contact Email: carparking@wealden.gov.uk

Contact Phone Number: 01323 443599

Responsible Authority: Wealden District Council

Caravan and camp site licences


The Council licenses sites used for mobile (park) homes, static holiday caravans, touring caravans and tents. Licences are issued under the Caravan Sites and Control of Development Act 1960 and the Public Health Act 1936 for tents and moveable dwellings

Contact Email: privatehousing@wealden.gov.uk

Contact Phone Number: 01323 443327

Responsible Authority: Wealden District Council

Care - Professional care at home (external link)


Professional home carers have a variety of skills – some have nursing and first aid qualifications and others are home helps or personal assistants.

Contact Email: East Sussex Contact Form

Contact Phone Number: 0345 6080191

Responsible Authority: East Sussex County Council

Care - Care homes residential (external link)


Residential and nursing home care provides 24 hour care for people who can’t manage living in their own home, even with support from home care services. It is available to older people and adults with disabilities. Nursing home care provides nursing care by qualified nurses, or under their supervision.

Contact Email: East Sussex Contact Form

Contact Phone Number: 0345 6080191

Responsible Authority: East Sussex County Council

Care - Childcare (external link)


The East Sussex Family Information Service can give you advice on every aspect of childcare, including parenting and support groups. They can explain the options, and help find all kinds of childcare from crèches to out-of-school clubs.

Contact Email: East Sussex Contact Form

Contact Phone Number: 0345 6080192

Responsible Authority: East Sussex County Council

Cemeteries


Contact Email: pollution@rother.gov.uk

Contact Phone Number: 01424 443555

Responsible Authority: Shared Service

Cesspool - Request a cesspool emptying


Do you need your cesspool emptying? Further details regarding one off emptyings, contract emptyings and emergencies.

Contact Email: cesspools@kier.co.uk

Contact Phone Number: 01323 814220

Responsible Authority: External Organisation

Charity collection licences


A licence is required to make charitable collections within the district and conditions agreed before permission is granted.

Contact Email: licensing@rother.gov.uk

Contact Phone Number: 01323 443555

Responsible Authority: Shared Service

Child Activity and Safety days - Find out about activity and safety days


During the school holidays the Community Development team co-ordinate several events. The Safety Days focus on personal and community safety and in the past have attracted over 800 people to one event.

Contact Email: communitydevelopment@wealden.gov.uk

Contact Phone Number: 01323 443275

Responsible Authority: Wealden District Council

Child protection (external link)


East Sussex County Council's Duty and Assessment Team can provide help and advice if you are a child or young person in difficulty or if you are a parent or carer needing support. You can also contact them or the Youth Support team if you are concerned that a child or young person is at significant risk of harm.

Contact Email: East Sussex Contact Form

Contact Phone Number: 0345 6080192

Responsible Authority: East Sussex County Council

Child Safety Equipment Loan Scheme


This scheme offers safety equipment to parents that would find purchase difficult. The scheme began in 1995 and since then over 12,000 items of safety equipment have been distributed.

Contact Email: communitydevelopment@wealden.gov.uk

Contact Phone Number: 01323 443275

Responsible Authority: Wealden District Council

Childcare, playgroups and nurseries (external link)


Family Information Service provides information and advice about all Children’s Services including registered childcare, nurseries, health information, leisure, support children with additional needs and much more.

Contact Email: East Sussex Contact Form

Contact Phone Number: 0345 6080192

Responsible Authority: East Sussex County Council

Children - Adoption (external link)


Contact East Sussex County Council's Adoption and Permanence team if you would like to apply to adopt a child, trace your birth parents or get information and support if you are thinking of having your child adopted.

Contact Email: East Sussex Contact Form

Contact Phone Number: 01323 747154

Responsible Authority: East Sussex County Council

Children - Fostering (external link)


Fostering is about caring for a child in your own home when their own family is unable to care for them. As the local authority, East Sussex County Council are responsible for finding foster homes for all the children and young people from East Sussex who need them.

Contact Email: East Sussex Contact Form

Contact Phone Number: 01323 747499

Responsible Authority: East Sussex County Council

Choice Based Lettings (Sussex Homemove)


Wealden District Council allocates property through the Choice Based Lettings Scheme called Sussex Homemove.

Contact Email: choicebasedlettings@wealden.gov.uk

Contact Phone Number: 01323 443357

Responsible Authority: Wealden District Council

Clinical Waste Disposal


A free collection service is provided for the removal of clinical waste for private households only, and is generally collected fortnightly. A charge is made for collection from residential homes.

Contact Email: info@wealden.gov.uk

Contact Phone Number: 01323 443322

Responsible Authority: Wealden District Council

Coastal Erosion and Protection


Within the district there are two lengths of coastline either side of Eastbourne. These are the nationally recognised chalk cliffs of the Seven Sisters to the west and the low lying Pevensey Bay to the east where the shingle beach protects the Pevensey Levels from flooding. The Council is both the Coast Protection Authority and also the leaseholder of the foreshore.

Contact Email: graham.kean@wealden.gov.uk

Contact Phone Number: 01323 443126

Responsible Authority: Wealden District Council

Coastal Flooding


Information and advice on flooding and severe weather warnings

Contact Email: info@wealden.gov.uk

Contact Phone Number: 01892 602735

Responsible Authority: Wealden District Council

Comment on a Planning Application


Find out how to comment on a planning application

Contact Email: planning@wealden.gov.uk

Contact Phone Number: 01892 602010

Responsible Authority: Wealden District Council

Comments and Suggestions - Tell us your comments and suggestions


If you’ve any comments or suggestions, we want to hear from you.

Contact Email: customerrelations@wealden.gov.uk

Contact Phone Number: 01323 443173

Responsible Authority: Wealden District Council

Commercial Waste


If you have a business you have a legal obligation to ensure that any waste you generate is disposed of by a registered waste carrier; this is your Duty of Care. Unlike a domestic property your business rates do not include payment for any waste collection and these must be paid for separately.

Contact Email: commercialwasteservices@kier.co.uk

Contact Phone Number: 01323 814222

Responsible Authority: External Organisation

Committees


Find out about the various Committees of Wealden District Council.

Contact Email: cservices@wealden.gov.uk

Contact Phone Number: 01892 602433

Responsible Authority: Wealden District Council

Community alarm services - Lifeline


Wealden and Eastbourne Lifeline (WEL) is dedicated to ensuring safety, security and independence for our customers through our locally based 24 hour telephone response service, bringing extra reassurance and peace of mind to you and your family.

Contact Email: housing@wealden.gov.uk

Contact Phone Number: 01323 443501

Responsible Authority: Wealden District Council

Community Grants - Apply for a Community Grant


Apply for a Community Grant.

Contact Email: communitygrants@wealden.gov.uk

Contact Phone Number: 01323 443520

Responsible Authority: Wealden District Council

Community safety


Contact Email: cdrpadmin@wealden.gov.uk

Contact Phone Number: 01892 602746

Responsible Authority: Wealden District Council

Complaints - Make a complaint about a Councillor


Make a complaint about a Councillor

Contact Email: committee.services@wealden.gov.uk

Contact Phone Number: 01892 602720

Responsible Authority: Wealden District Council

Complaints - Make a complaint about the Council


Your complaint will be investigated by the Customer Relations Officer. They will work closely with senior management from the department concerned. It is the Council's aim to resolve all complaints at this stage. An acknowledgement will be sent informing you of the procedure. The Council's aim is to provide you with a full reply within 10 working days of receipt of your complaint.

Contact Email: info@wealden.gov.uk

Contact Phone Number: 01323 443173

Responsible Authority: Wealden District Council

Complaints Procedure


We are committed to providing high quality services that meet the needs of all the people who use them.

Sometimes things do go wrong and you may not be happy with the service you receive. Please let us know if this happens and we will do all we can to put matters right quickly.

Contact Email: customerrelations@wealden.gov.uk

Contact Phone Number: 01323 443173

Responsible Authority: Wealden District Council

Compliments - Give us a compliment


If you’ve any comments or compliments, we want to hear from you.

Contact Email: customerrelations@wealden.gov.uk

Contact Phone Number: 01323 443173

Responsible Authority: Wealden District Council

Comprehensive Performance Assesment (CPA)


Contact Email: policyandreview@wealden.gov.uk

Contact Phone Number: 01323 443322

Responsible Authority: Wealden District Council

Concessionary Fares (Bus Passes)


Eligible older or disabled people are entitled to free off-peak travel on local buses throughout England. Details of how and where to apply.

Contact Email: concessionarytravel@eastsussex.gov.uk

Contact Phone Number: 0300 3309471

Responsible Authority: East Sussex County Council

Conservations Areas


Conservation Areas within Wealden District Council.

Contact Email: planning@wealden.gov.uk

Contact Phone Number: 01892 602538

Responsible Authority: Wealden District Council

Constitution


View a copy of the Council's Constitution.

Contact Email: cservices@wealden.gov.uk

Contact Phone Number: 01892 602433

Responsible Authority: Wealden District Council

Consultations - View Wealden Consultations


The Wealden Consultations Diary helps you to find out more about consultations that Wealden is planning or which you are able to have your say on now. It also stores completed consultations from 2009 onwards, so that you can see the results and what suggested improvements we have been able to introduce.

Contact Email: policyandreview@wealden.gov.uk

Contact Phone Number: 01323 443186

Responsible Authority: Wealden District Council

Consumer Advice and Guidance (external link)


East Sussex County Council's Trading Standards team work with organisations like Consumer Direct to advise you about your legal rights when buying goods or services. They ensure that East Sussex businesses are trading fairly and within the law. Opening hours: Monday to Thursday at 8.30am–5pm, and on Fridays at 8.30am–4.30pm.

Contact Email: trading.standards@eastsussex.gov.uk

Contact Phone Number: 01323 463420

Responsible Authority: East Sussex County Council

Consumer Advice - Doorstep Crime (external link)


Many people find high-pressure doorstep sellers intimidating. Remember, just because someone has come to your house it doesn't mean that you are obliged to buy. Even if you do choose to buy something from a doorstep seller, you still have rights as a consumer.

Contact Email: trading.standards@eastsussex.gov.uk

Contact Phone Number: 01323 463420

Responsible Authority: East Sussex County Council

Contact the Council


Details of how to contact the Council.

Contact Email: info@wealden.gov.uk

Contact Phone Number: 01323 443322

Responsible Authority: Wealden District Council

Contaminated Land


Contaminated Land is a complex technical subject with the potential for damage to the environment and human health. It can also be a potential legal minefield for developers, property owners and those involved in property transactions.

Contact Email: pollution@rother.gov.uk

Contact Phone Number: 01323 443555

Responsible Authority: Shared Service

Cooker - Dispose of household/bulky item


If an item is at the end of its life, contact the Council to find out about the chargeable service for the removal of large or bulky items from domestic properties.

Contact Email: info@wealden.gov.uk

Contact Phone Number: 01323 443322

Responsible Authority: Wealden District Council

Corporate Plan


Contact Email: policyandreview@wealden.gov.uk

Contact Phone Number: 01323 443322

Responsible Authority: Wealden District Council

Corporate Strategies and Plans


Contact Email: policyandreview@wealden.gov.uk

Contact Phone Number: 01323 443301

Responsible Authority: Wealden District Council

Council - Chairman of Wealden Council


Find out who is the Chairman of the Council and what their role is.

Contact Email: cservices@wealden.gov.uk

Contact Phone Number: 01892 602433

Responsible Authority: Wealden District Council

Council and Committee Meetings


We provide an archive of agenda and minutes for Cabinet, Council, committee and sub-committee meetings from May 2001.

Contact Email: cservices@wealden.gov.uk

Contact Phone Number: 01892 602433

Responsible Authority: Wealden District Council

Council Car Parks


Wealden car parks offer free parking, for the period of time stated, apart from Alfriston and Pevensey which are run by the Parish Council and have a seasonal pay and display charge system.

Contact Email: carparking@wealden.gov.uk

Contact Phone Number: 01323 443359

Responsible Authority: Wealden District Council

Council Finance


Information the accounts, budgets and spending plans of the Council.

Contact Email: finance@wealden.gov.uk

Contact Phone Number: 01323 443322

Responsible Authority: Wealden District Council

Council Housing


Wealden District Council is a major landlord in its own right, letting and managing all the Council's properties at affordable rents.

Contact Email: housing@wealden.gov.uk

Contact Phone Number: 01323 443501

Responsible Authority: Wealden District Council

Council Housing - Apply for a council house


To apply to be housed in Wealden you need to fill in a Housing Application Form to be put on the Housing Register.

Contact Email: housing@wealden.gov.uk

Contact Phone Number: 01323 443322

Responsible Authority: Wealden District Council

Council Land and Property


The Council Land Policy restricts the use of Council land and property for the purposes of funfairs, shows and circuses.

Contact Email: corporate.assets@wealden.gov.uk

Contact Phone Number: 01892 602730

Responsible Authority: Wealden District Council

Council Leader - Ask the Leader a question


The Leader of Wealden District Council is Councillor Bob Standley. He will be pleased to answer any question you may have about Wealden District Council's policies, or other matters involving the Council, which you think are of interest to people living, working or visiting Wealden.

Contact Email: policyandreview@wealden.gov.uk

Contact Phone Number: 01323 443322

Responsible Authority: Wealden District Council

Council minutes and agendas - View Council minutes and agendas


We provide an archive of agenda and minutes for Cabinet, Council, committee and sub-committee meetings from May 2001.

Contact Email: cservices@wealden.gov.uk

Contact Phone Number: 01892 602433

Responsible Authority: Wealden District Council

Council Offices


Contact Email: info@wealden.gov.uk

Contact Phone Number: 01323 443322

Responsible Authority: Wealden District Council

Council Performance Indicators


Wealden District Council seeks to manage its performance to deliver efficient, effective and economic services.

Contact Email: policyandreview@wealden.gov.uk

Contact Phone Number: 01323 443322

Responsible Authority: Wealden District Council

Council Policies and Plans


Contact Email: policyandreview@wealden.gov.uk

Contact Phone Number: 01323 443322

Responsible Authority: Wealden District Council

Council Tax


Contact Email: counciltax@wealden.gov.uk

Contact Phone Number: 01323 443385

Responsible Authority: Wealden District Council

Council Tax - Apply for a single person council tax discount


Apply for a single person council tax discount.

Contact Email: counciltax@wealden.gov.uk

Contact Phone Number: 01323 443385

Responsible Authority: Wealden District Council

Council Tax - Discount


The full amount of council tax is payable if two or more adults live in a dwelling. If only one adult lives in a property as their main home, there is a reduction of one quarter (25%). For a furnished second home the discount is 10%. For substantially unfurnished second or long term empty homes there is no discount.

Contact Email: counciltax@wealden.gov.uk

Contact Phone Number: 01323 443385

Responsible Authority: Wealden District Council

Council Tax - Exemptions


Some dwellings are exempt; including properties occupied only by students, only by people under 18, or by severely mentally impaired persons and vacant properties

Contact Email: counciltax@wealden.gov.uk

Contact Phone Number: 01323 443385

Responsible Authority: Wealden District Council

Council Tax - Pay your council tax online


Pay your council tax online.

Contact Email: counciltax@wealden.gov.uk

Contact Phone Number: 01323 443385

Responsible Authority: Wealden District Council

Council Tax - Request a copy of your council tax bill


Request a copy of your council tax bill.

Contact Email: counciltax@wealden.gov.uk

Contact Phone Number: 01323 443385

Responsible Authority: Wealden District Council

Council Tax - View council tax band information.


Council tax bands for the parishes in Wealden

Contact Email: counciltax@wealden.gov.uk

Contact Phone Number: 01323 443385

Responsible Authority: Wealden District Council

Council Tax Benefit


Council Tax Benefit is available if you are on a low income and are liable to pay council tax.

Contact Email: benefits@wealden.gov.uk

Contact Phone Number: 01323 443500

Responsible Authority: Wealden District Council

Councillors - Find your local Councillor


Details of Wealden District Council's Councillors

Contact Email: cservices@wealden.gov.uk

Contact Phone Number: 01892 602433

Responsible Authority: Wealden District Council

Councillors - View decisions the Councillors have made


View decisions the Councillors have made.

Contact Email: cservices@wealden.gov.uk

Contact Phone Number: 01892 602433

Responsible Authority: Wealden District Council

Countryside (external link)


Find out more about the many places where you can enjoy the natural environment, for healthy exercise, the challenge of a long walk, a horse or cycle ride, or to experience nature and appreciate its quiet tranquillity and inspiring landscapes.

Contact Email: enquiries@naturalengland.org.uk

Contact Phone Number: 0845 6003078

Responsible Authority: External Organisation

Cremation


Advice and information on assisted burials and cremations

Contact Email: pollution@rother.gov.uk

Contact Phone Number: 01323 443555

Responsible Authority: Wealden District Council

Crime and Disorder


Wealden is a safe place to live with one of the lowest crime rates in the country and we want to keep it that way. Achieving this is no longer the responsibility of a single agency, i.e. the Police. The Government requires local organisations and the community to work together to reduce crime and disorder and improve the quality of life for our residents.

Contact Email: communitydevelopment@wealden.gov.uk

Contact Phone Number: 01892 602746

Responsible Authority: Wealden District Council

Crime and Disorder - Report anti-social behaviour


Anti-Social Behaviour (ASB) occurs when "a person has acted in a manner that causes or is likely to cause harassment, alarm or distress to one or more persons not of the same household as him/herself" (Crime and Disorder Act 1998). It may be noise nuisance, verbal abuse, criminal damage or other forms of harassment.

Contact Email: cdrpadmin@wealden.gov.uk

Contact Phone Number: 01892 602746

Responsible Authority: Wealden District Council

Crime and Disorder - Strategy and Plan


The Safer Wealden Partnership along with all other crime reduction partnerships across the country, is now required to produce three year community safety plans.

Contact Email: cdrpadmin@wealden.gov.uk

Contact Phone Number: 01892 602746

Responsible Authority: Wealden District Council

Cuckoo Trail - Find out about the Cuckoo Trail


Since 1990 the Cuckoo Trail has been a leisure route used by walkers, cyclists and horse riders. It is extremely popular and is mainly off-road so is suitable for people of all ages and abilities.

Contact Email: culturalservices@wealden.gov.uk

Contact Phone Number: 01323 443302

Responsible Authority: Wealden District Council

Cycling (external link)


Find out about the different places to cycle in the county, including guided rides, country parks and routes that form part of the National Cycle Network in East Sussex.

Contact Email: walksandrides@eastsussex.gov.uk

Contact Phone Number: 01273 481654

Responsible Authority: East Sussex County Council

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