Wealden District Council - News http://www.wealden.gov.uk/Wealden/News_and_Events/News/Web_News_Home.aspx View the latest news from the Council Copyright (c) Wealden District Council en 60 http://www.wealden.gov.uk/Wealden/Council/News_and_Events/News/News_083GethomesafethisChristmas447922.aspx Get home safe this Christmas When out and about enjoying the festivities this Christmas, don’t forget who’s going to be driving you home. Click on the link to view the full story. http://www.wealden.gov.uk/Wealden/Council/News_and_Events/News/News_083GethomesafethisChristmas447922.aspx?RSS=True http://www.wealden.gov.uk/Wealden/Council/News_and_Events/News/News_082EnjoyawastefreeChristmas447756.aspx Enjoy a waste free Christmas We love Christmas, but we hate waste. And Christmas can be the most wasteful time of the year. Click on the link to view the full story. http://www.wealden.gov.uk/Wealden/Council/News_and_Events/News/News_082EnjoyawastefreeChristmas447756.aspx?RSS=True http://www.wealden.gov.uk/Wealden/Council/News_and_Events/News/News_081Caughtoperatinganunlicensedtaxi447302.aspx Caught operating an unlicensed taxi A Wealden man has been fined a total of £1,650 by Hastings Magistrates, and received six penalty points, for operating his own unlicensed ‘taxi’ service. Click on the link to view the full story. http://www.wealden.gov.uk/Wealden/Council/News_and_Events/News/News_081Caughtoperatinganunlicensedtaxi447302.aspx?RSS=True http://www.wealden.gov.uk/Wealden/Council/News_and_Events/News/News_Christmasopportunitiestoshoplocally447403.aspx Christmas opportunities to shop locally December 1st is Small Business Saturday. It’s a great opportunity to start supporting your local businesses in the run up to Christmas. Click on the link to view the full story. http://www.wealden.gov.uk/Wealden/Council/News_and_Events/News/News_Christmasopportunitiestoshoplocally447403.aspx?RSS=True http://www.wealden.gov.uk/Wealden/Council/News_and_Events/News/News_080Wealdenshortlistedfornationalaward447240.aspx Wealden shortlisted for national award Wealden’s successful Drive to Digital programme has been shortlisted for the 2019 Local Government Chronicle Awards. Click on the link to view the full story. http://www.wealden.gov.uk/Wealden/Council/News_and_Events/News/News_080Wealdenshortlistedfornationalaward447240.aspx?RSS=True http://www.wealden.gov.uk/Wealden/Council/News_and_Events/News/News_079Plansformoretwo-wheeloptionsontheCuckooTrail447248.aspx Plans for more two-wheel options on the Cuckoo Trail Wealden District Council is in talks with app-based cycle rental company Countrybike about bringing new opportunities for visitors to the 11-mile Cuckoo Trail Click on the link to view the full story. http://www.wealden.gov.uk/Wealden/Council/News_and_Events/News/News_079Plansformoretwo-wheeloptionsontheCuckooTrail447248.aspx?RSS=True http://www.wealden.gov.uk/Wealden/Council/News_and_Events/News/News_078Twonewinitiativestohelppeoplewithdementia447193.aspx Two new initiatives to help people with dementia Two new dementia initiatives are being launched in Wealden helping to improve levels of care and support. Click on the link to view the full story. http://www.wealden.gov.uk/Wealden/Council/News_and_Events/News/News_078Twonewinitiativestohelppeoplewithdementia447193.aspx?RSS=True http://www.wealden.gov.uk/Wealden/Council/News_and_Events/News/News_077DeliciousWealden447132.aspx Delicious Wealden Many Wealden food and drink businesses have made it to the finals of the 2019 Sussex Food and Drink Awards. Click on the link to view the full story. http://www.wealden.gov.uk/Wealden/Council/News_and_Events/News/News_077DeliciousWealden447132.aspx?RSS=True http://www.wealden.gov.uk/Wealden/Council/News_and_Events/News/News_Domesticviolencecannotbeignored447072.aspx Domestic violence cannot be ignored Domestic abuse is more widespread than you may think. Taking place within homes and families, it can remain hidden from the view for many years. Click on the link to view the full story. http://www.wealden.gov.uk/Wealden/Council/News_and_Events/News/News_Domesticviolencecannotbeignored447072.aspx?RSS=True http://www.wealden.gov.uk/Wealden/Council/News_and_Events/News/News_TheresultsoftheWadhurstParishPoll446737.aspx The results of the Wadhurst Parish Poll Yesterday's Parish Poll in Wadhurst asked the following question: Click on the link to view the full story. http://www.wealden.gov.uk/Wealden/Council/News_and_Events/News/News_TheresultsoftheWadhurstParishPoll446737.aspx?RSS=True http://www.wealden.gov.uk/Wealden/Council/News_and_Events/News/News_ScheduledwastecollectionsThursday15November446724.aspx Scheduled waste collections Thursday 15 November There is disruption to some garden waste collections today which is a result of a vehicle breakdown. Click on the link to view the full story. http://www.wealden.gov.uk/Wealden/Council/News_and_Events/News/News_ScheduledwastecollectionsThursday15November446724.aspx?RSS=True http://www.wealden.gov.uk/Wealden/Council/News_and_Events/News/News_076Wadhurstparishpollon15November2018446411.aspx Wadhurst parish poll on 15 November 2018 Following the Wadhurst Parish Meeting held on Thursday 25 October 2018, a Parish Poll has been requested. It will ask the following question: Click on the link to view the full story. http://www.wealden.gov.uk/Wealden/Council/News_and_Events/News/News_076Wadhurstparishpollon15November2018446411.aspx?RSS=True http://www.wealden.gov.uk/Wealden/Council/News_and_Events/News/News_ScheduledwastecollectionsWednesday14November446715.aspx Scheduled waste collections Wednesday 14 November There is disruption to some garden waste collections today which is a result of a vehicle breakdown. Click on the link to view the full story. http://www.wealden.gov.uk/Wealden/Council/News_and_Events/News/News_ScheduledwastecollectionsWednesday14November446715.aspx?RSS=True http://www.wealden.gov.uk/Wealden/Council/News_and_Events/News/News_075Keepingyourbusinesssafefromcybercrime446349.aspx Keeping your business safe from cybercrime Online crime is costing UK businesses £66 billion a year. There has been a 21% increase in this sort of crime since 2016, so businesses would be foolish not to take adequate precautions. Click on the link to view the full story. http://www.wealden.gov.uk/Wealden/Council/News_and_Events/News/News_075Keepingyourbusinesssafefromcybercrime446349.aspx?RSS=True http://www.wealden.gov.uk/Wealden/Council/News_and_Events/News/News_Scheduledcollections12November446518.aspx Scheduled collections 12 November Our contractor Kier has suspended one of its garden waste collection rounds today following a road traffic collision near Heathfield. Click on the link to view the full story. http://www.wealden.gov.uk/Wealden/Council/News_and_Events/News/News_Scheduledcollections12November446518.aspx?RSS=True http://www.wealden.gov.uk/Wealden/Council/News_and_Events/News/News_WealdenbusinessescompeteinSussexFoodandDrinkAwards446565.aspx Wealden businesses compete in Sussex Food and Drink Awards A number of exciting local food businesses are competing in the 2019 Sussex Food and Drink Awards. Click on the link to view the full story. http://www.wealden.gov.uk/Wealden/Council/News_and_Events/News/News_WealdenbusinessescompeteinSussexFoodandDrinkAwards446565.aspx?RSS=True http://www.wealden.gov.uk/Wealden/Council/News_and_Events/News/News_073WealdenRemembersonArmisticeDayCentenary446192.aspx Wealden Remembers on Armistice Day Centenary On Sunday 11 November, Wealden District Council will be honouring those who gave their lives for their country at Remembrance Day events across the District. Click on the link to view the full story. http://www.wealden.gov.uk/Wealden/Council/News_and_Events/News/News_073WealdenRemembersonArmisticeDayCentenary446192.aspx?RSS=True http://www.wealden.gov.uk/Wealden/Council/News_and_Events/News/News_Helpwithstartingyourownbusiness446259.aspx Help with starting your own business EDEAL, the Eastbourne and District Enterprise Agency, in association with Wealden District Council, is holding a free Business Start-up Workshop at Uckfield Civic Centre. It is on Wednesday 14th November 10am to 4pm. Click on the link to view the full story. http://www.wealden.gov.uk/Wealden/Council/News_and_Events/News/News_Helpwithstartingyourownbusiness446259.aspx?RSS=True http://www.wealden.gov.uk/Wealden/Council/News_and_Events/News/News_074NominateyourCommunityVolunteerHeroes446317.aspx Nominate your Community Volunteer Heroes Wealden District Council is looking for nominations for the Chairman’s Community Volunteer Awards. Click on the link to view the full story. http://www.wealden.gov.uk/Wealden/Council/News_and_Events/News/News_074NominateyourCommunityVolunteerHeroes446317.aspx?RSS=True http://www.wealden.gov.uk/Wealden/Council/News_and_Events/News/News_Scheduledcollections26October446034.aspx Scheduled collections 26 October Our contractor Kier has been unable to deploy one garden waste round due to staff shortages. Click on the link to view the full story. http://www.wealden.gov.uk/Wealden/Council/News_and_Events/News/News_Scheduledcollections26October446034.aspx?RSS=True http://www.wealden.gov.uk/Wealden/Council/News_and_Events/News/News_OnebusanhourforHerstmonceux446127.aspx One bus an hour for Herstmonceux One bus an hour and no service on Sunday. That is the reality facing people without a car who live in the Herstmonceux area. Click on the link to view the full story. http://www.wealden.gov.uk/Wealden/Council/News_and_Events/News/News_OnebusanhourforHerstmonceux446127.aspx?RSS=True http://www.wealden.gov.uk/Wealden/Council/News_and_Events/News/News_Yourquestionsaboutbenefitsanswered445962.aspx Your questions about benefits answered If you are unaware or confused about the changes being made to help people on low incomes, unemployed or with disabilities, help is at hand. Click on the link to view the full story. http://www.wealden.gov.uk/Wealden/Council/News_and_Events/News/News_Yourquestionsaboutbenefitsanswered445962.aspx?RSS=True http://www.wealden.gov.uk/Wealden/Council/News_and_Events/News/News_EastSussexBuildingControlPartnership445907.aspx East Sussex Building Control Partnership Following a review of its charges, the East Sussex Building Control Partnership will be increasing its fees by a small amount. Click on the link to view the full story. http://www.wealden.gov.uk/Wealden/Council/News_and_Events/News/News_EastSussexBuildingControlPartnership445907.aspx?RSS=True http://www.wealden.gov.uk/Wealden/Council/News_and_Events/News/News_ScheduledCollectionsMonday15October445750.aspx Scheduled Collections Monday 15 October All waste and recycling collections operating today as normal Click on the link to view the full story. http://www.wealden.gov.uk/Wealden/Council/News_and_Events/News/News_ScheduledCollectionsMonday15October445750.aspx?RSS=True http://www.wealden.gov.uk/Wealden/Council/News_and_Events/News/News_071NewtenantsfortheOldHopGardens445798.aspx New tenants for the Old Hop Gardens Earlier this month, Wealden District Council welcomed the first new tenants into its latest new build development in St Mary’s Avenue Hailsham. Click on the link to view the full story. http://www.wealden.gov.uk/Wealden/Council/News_and_Events/News/News_071NewtenantsfortheOldHopGardens445798.aspx?RSS=True http://www.wealden.gov.uk/Wealden/Council/News_and_Events/News/News_ScheduledcollectionsFriday12October445700.aspx Scheduled collections Friday 12 October We are pleased to report that all collection rounds will be operating today although some bins may be made later than usual. Click on the link to view the full story. http://www.wealden.gov.uk/Wealden/Council/News_and_Events/News/News_ScheduledcollectionsFriday12October445700.aspx?RSS=True http://www.wealden.gov.uk/Wealden/Council/News_and_Events/News/News_070GetreadyforGetOnlineWeek445549.aspx Get ready for Get Online Week In a rural area like Wealden, the internet is amazing tool which brings a world of choice and opportunities to your home Click on the link to view the full story. http://www.wealden.gov.uk/Wealden/Council/News_and_Events/News/News_070GetreadyforGetOnlineWeek445549.aspx?RSS=True http://www.wealden.gov.uk/Wealden/Council/News_and_Events/News/News_ScheduledcollectionMonday8October445444.aspx Scheduled collection Monday 8 October We are pleased to report that all collection rounds will be operating as normal today Click on the link to view the full story. http://www.wealden.gov.uk/Wealden/Council/News_and_Events/News/News_ScheduledcollectionMonday8October445444.aspx?RSS=True http://www.wealden.gov.uk/Wealden/Council/News_and_Events/News/News_ScheduledcollectionsFriday5October445390.aspx Scheduled collections Friday 5 October We regret that several collection rounds will not be operating their normal collections today and the following locations may be affected. If your bin has not been emptied please register the missed collection online through our website at my.wealden.gov Click on the link to view the full story. http://www.wealden.gov.uk/Wealden/Council/News_and_Events/News/News_ScheduledcollectionsFriday5October445390.aspx?RSS=True http://www.wealden.gov.uk/Wealden/Council/News_and_Events/News/News_ScheduledCollectionsforThursday4October445375.aspx Scheduled Collections for Thursday 4 October We regret that six collection rounds will not be operating their normal collections today and the following locations may be affected. Click on the link to view the full story. http://www.wealden.gov.uk/Wealden/Council/News_and_Events/News/News_ScheduledCollectionsforThursday4October445375.aspx?RSS=True http://www.wealden.gov.uk/Wealden/Council/News_and_Events/News/News_ScheduledCollectionsforWednesday3October445359.aspx Scheduled Collections for Wednesday 3 October We regret that five collection rounds will not be operating their normal collections today and one round may not get completed, the following locations may be affected. Click on the link to view the full story. http://www.wealden.gov.uk/Wealden/Council/News_and_Events/News/News_ScheduledCollectionsforWednesday3October445359.aspx?RSS=True http://www.wealden.gov.uk/Wealden/Council/News_and_Events/News/News_ScheduledCollectionsforTuesday2October445344.aspx Scheduled Collections for Tuesday 2 October We regret that three collection rounds will not be operating their normal collections today and the following locations may be affected. Click on the link to view the full story. http://www.wealden.gov.uk/Wealden/Council/News_and_Events/News/News_ScheduledCollectionsforTuesday2October445344.aspx?RSS=True http://www.wealden.gov.uk/Wealden/Council/News_and_Events/News/News_Yourviewswantedonusingelectricvehicles445357.aspx Your views wanted on using electric vehicles Wealden District Council, together with Hastings, Eastbourne, Lewes and Rother councils, is seeking your views on the need for electric vehicle charge across East Sussex. Click on the link to view the full story. http://www.wealden.gov.uk/Wealden/Council/News_and_Events/News/News_Yourviewswantedonusingelectricvehicles445357.aspx?RSS=True http://www.wealden.gov.uk/Wealden/Council/News_and_Events/News/News_0109ScheduledCollectionsforMonday1October445326.aspx Scheduled Collections for Monday 1 October We regret that two collection rounds will not be operating their normal collections today and the following locations may be affected. Click on the link to view the full story. http://www.wealden.gov.uk/Wealden/Council/News_and_Events/News/News_0109ScheduledCollectionsforMonday1October445326.aspx?RSS=True http://www.wealden.gov.uk/Wealden/Council/News_and_Events/News/News_ScheduledcollectionsThursday27September444990.aspx Scheduled collections Friday 28 September We are pleased to report that all collection rounds are once again operating as normal today. Click on the link to view the full story. http://www.wealden.gov.uk/Wealden/Council/News_and_Events/News/News_ScheduledcollectionsThursday27September444990.aspx?RSS=True http://www.wealden.gov.uk/Wealden/Council/News_and_Events/News/News_ScheduledcollectionsWednesday26September444883.aspx Scheduled collections Wednesday 26 September We regret that two collection rounds will not be operating their normal collections today. Click on the link to view the full story. http://www.wealden.gov.uk/Wealden/Council/News_and_Events/News/News_ScheduledcollectionsWednesday26September444883.aspx?RSS=True http://www.wealden.gov.uk/Wealden/Council/News_and_Events/News/News_Celebratingolderpeople444931.aspx Celebrating older people Older People’s Day takes place on 1 October. Each year a range of events is held across East Sussex celebrating the role older people play in our communities. Click on the link to view the full story. http://www.wealden.gov.uk/Wealden/Council/News_and_Events/News/News_Celebratingolderpeople444931.aspx?RSS=True http://www.wealden.gov.uk/Wealden/Council/News_and_Events/News/News_ScheduledcollectionsTuesday25August444733.aspx Scheduled collections Tuesday 25 September We are pleased to report however that all collection rounds will be operating as normal today. Click on the link to view the full story. http://www.wealden.gov.uk/Wealden/Council/News_and_Events/News/News_ScheduledcollectionsTuesday25August444733.aspx?RSS=True http://www.wealden.gov.uk/Wealden/Council/News_and_Events/News/News_068Thankyouforyourrecycling444780.aspx Thank you for your recycling Wealden residents are being thanked for the difference they make during National Recycle Week. And every other week of the year. Click on the link to view the full story. http://www.wealden.gov.uk/Wealden/Council/News_and_Events/News/News_068Thankyouforyourrecycling444780.aspx?RSS=True http://www.wealden.gov.uk/Wealden/Council/News_and_Events/News/News_ScheduledcollectionsMonday24September444685.aspx Scheduled collections Monday 24 September We are pleased to report however that all collection rounds will be operating as normal today. Click on the link to view the full story. http://www.wealden.gov.uk/Wealden/Council/News_and_Events/News/News_ScheduledcollectionsMonday24September444685.aspx?RSS=True http://www.wealden.gov.uk/Wealden/Council/News_and_Events/News/News_ScheduledcollectionsFriday21September444587.aspx Scheduled collections Friday 21 September We regret that three collection rounds will not be operating their normal rounds today. Click on the link to view the full story. http://www.wealden.gov.uk/Wealden/Council/News_and_Events/News/News_ScheduledcollectionsFriday21September444587.aspx?RSS=True http://www.wealden.gov.uk/Wealden/Council/News_and_Events/News/News_ScheduledcollectionsThursday20thSeptember444579.aspx Scheduled collections Thursday 20th September We regret that one collection round will not be operating their normal collection round today. Click on the link to view the full story. http://www.wealden.gov.uk/Wealden/Council/News_and_Events/News/News_ScheduledcollectionsThursday20thSeptember444579.aspx?RSS=True http://www.wealden.gov.uk/Wealden/Council/News_and_Events/News/News_ScheduledcollectionsWednesday19September444481.aspx Scheduled collections Wednesday 19 September We are pleased to report that all collection rounds are operating as normal today. Click on the link to view the full story. http://www.wealden.gov.uk/Wealden/Council/News_and_Events/News/News_ScheduledcollectionsWednesday19September444481.aspx?RSS=True http://www.wealden.gov.uk/Wealden/Council/News_and_Events/News/News_ScheduledcollectionsTuesday18September444339.aspx Scheduled collections Tuesday 18 September We regret that one Garden Waste round will not be operating its normal collection today. Click on the link to view the full story. http://www.wealden.gov.uk/Wealden/Council/News_and_Events/News/News_ScheduledcollectionsTuesday18September444339.aspx?RSS=True http://www.wealden.gov.uk/Wealden/Council/News_and_Events/News/News_FreeElectricBlanketTestingsessions444386.aspx Free Electric Blanket Testing sessions Free Electric Blanket Testing sessions are taking place in September and October. Click on the link to view the full story. http://www.wealden.gov.uk/Wealden/Council/News_and_Events/News/News_FreeElectricBlanketTestingsessions444386.aspx?RSS=True http://www.wealden.gov.uk/Wealden/Council/News_and_Events/News/News_ScheduledcollectionsMonday17September444244.aspx Scheduled collections Monday 17 September We are pleased to report however that all collection rounds will be operating as normal today. Click on the link to view the full story. http://www.wealden.gov.uk/Wealden/Council/News_and_Events/News/News_ScheduledcollectionsMonday17September444244.aspx?RSS=True http://www.wealden.gov.uk/Wealden/Council/News_and_Events/News/News_ScheduledcollectionsFriday14September444191.aspx Scheduled collections Friday 14 September A number of collection rounds will not be operating their normal rounds, and some are operating a day behind schedule. Click on the link to view the full story. http://www.wealden.gov.uk/Wealden/Council/News_and_Events/News/News_ScheduledcollectionsFriday14September444191.aspx?RSS=True http://www.wealden.gov.uk/Wealden/Council/News_and_Events/News/News_Callingalllandlords444084.aspx Calling all landlords Do you rent a house that is occupied by five or more people from two or more households? Click on the link to view the full story. http://www.wealden.gov.uk/Wealden/Council/News_and_Events/News/News_Callingalllandlords444084.aspx?RSS=True http://www.wealden.gov.uk/Wealden/Council/News_and_Events/News/News_ScheduledcollectionsThursday13September444142.aspx Scheduled collections Thursday 13 September We regret that some collection rounds will not be operating their normal collection today and others may be a day behind schedule. Click on the link to view the full story. http://www.wealden.gov.uk/Wealden/Council/News_and_Events/News/News_ScheduledcollectionsThursday13September444142.aspx?RSS=True http://www.wealden.gov.uk/Wealden/Council/News_and_Events/News/News_ScheduledcollectionsWednesday12September443982.aspx Scheduled collections Wednesday 12 September We regret that some Garden Waste collection rounds will not be operating their normal collection round today as a result of staff shortages. Click on the link to view the full story. http://www.wealden.gov.uk/Wealden/Council/News_and_Events/News/News_ScheduledcollectionsWednesday12September443982.aspx?RSS=True http://www.wealden.gov.uk/Wealden/Council/News_and_Events/News/News_ThebestofWealdenfoodanddrink444030.aspx The best of Wealden food and drink Between 22 September and 7 October, markets in Wealden will be decorated with Union Jack bunting and posters. Click on the link to view the full story. http://www.wealden.gov.uk/Wealden/Council/News_and_Events/News/News_ThebestofWealdenfoodanddrink444030.aspx?RSS=True http://www.wealden.gov.uk/Wealden/Council/News_and_Events/News/News_ScheduledCollectionsTuesday11September443881.aspx Scheduled Collections Tuesday 11 September We regret that some garden waste collection rounds will not be operating their normal collection round today which will affect some locations. Click on the link to view the full story. http://www.wealden.gov.uk/Wealden/Council/News_and_Events/News/News_ScheduledCollectionsTuesday11September443881.aspx?RSS=True http://www.wealden.gov.uk/Wealden/Council/News_and_Events/News/News_066Letusbuild214newcouncilhomes443928.aspx Let us build 214 new council homes Wealden District Council is calling on the Government to increase the amount of money it can borrow so it can build an additional 214 council houses. Click on the link to view the full story. http://www.wealden.gov.uk/Wealden/Council/News_and_Events/News/News_066Letusbuild214newcouncilhomes443928.aspx?RSS=True http://www.wealden.gov.uk/Wealden/Council/News_and_Events/News/News_MorethanJustaFuneral443489.aspx More than Just a Funeral Find out more about the facilities that will be offered by Wealden’s new Crematorium at the More Than Just A Funeral exhibition. Click on the link to view the full story. http://www.wealden.gov.uk/Wealden/Council/News_and_Events/News/News_MorethanJustaFuneral443489.aspx?RSS=True http://www.wealden.gov.uk/Wealden/Council/News_and_Events/News/News_ScheduledcollectionsMonday10September443788.aspx Scheduled collections Monday 10 September As a result of staff shortages at Kier, one garden waste collection is not being taking place today as scheduled. Click on the link to view the full story. http://www.wealden.gov.uk/Wealden/Council/News_and_Events/News/News_ScheduledcollectionsMonday10September443788.aspx?RSS=True http://www.wealden.gov.uk/Wealden/Council/News_and_Events/News/News_BirlingGapStepsnowopen30August442855.aspx Birling Gap Steps now open Birling Gap Steps, providing access to Birling Gap beach, have now been reopened. Click on the link to view the full story. http://www.wealden.gov.uk/Wealden/Council/News_and_Events/News/News_BirlingGapStepsnowopen30August442855.aspx?RSS=True http://www.wealden.gov.uk/Wealden/Council/News_and_Events/News/News_ScheduledcollectionsFriday7September443685.aspx Scheduled collections Friday 7 September We regret that one Garden Waste collection round is operating a day behind its normal schedule. Click on the link to view the full story. http://www.wealden.gov.uk/Wealden/Council/News_and_Events/News/News_ScheduledcollectionsFriday7September443685.aspx?RSS=True http://www.wealden.gov.uk/Wealden/Council/News_and_Events/News/News_065Onthelookoutforillegalwastecarriers443734.aspx On the lookout for illegal waste carriers Spot checks on Wealden’s roads have resulted in one waste carrier left with no vehicle to drive home. Click on the link to view the full story. http://www.wealden.gov.uk/Wealden/Council/News_and_Events/News/News_065Onthelookoutforillegalwastecarriers443734.aspx?RSS=True http://www.wealden.gov.uk/Wealden/Council/News_and_Events/News/News_ScheduledcollectionsThursday6September443636.aspx Scheduled collections Thursday 6 September Two rounds will not be operating their normal collections today. Click on the link to view the full story. http://www.wealden.gov.uk/Wealden/Council/News_and_Events/News/News_ScheduledcollectionsThursday6September443636.aspx?RSS=True http://www.wealden.gov.uk/Wealden/Council/News_and_Events/News/News_ScheduledcollectionsWednesday5September443295.aspx Scheduled collections Wednesday 5 September Two rounds will not be operating their normal collection today due to staff shortages. Click on the link to view the full story. http://www.wealden.gov.uk/Wealden/Council/News_and_Events/News/News_ScheduledcollectionsWednesday5September443295.aspx?RSS=True http://www.wealden.gov.uk/Wealden/Council/News_and_Events/News/News_064WealdenCommunityGrantsgetacapitalboost443343.aspx Wealden Community Grants get a capital boost The amount available for a project through Wealden’s capital grant scheme has been increased to £15,000. Click on the link to view the full story. http://www.wealden.gov.uk/Wealden/Council/News_and_Events/News/News_064WealdenCommunityGrantsgetacapitalboost443343.aspx?RSS=True http://www.wealden.gov.uk/Wealden/Council/News_and_Events/News/News_ScheduledcollectionsTuesday4September443193.aspx Scheduled collections Tuesday 4 September We regret that one round is not operating today and two are operating a day behind schedule. Click on the link to view the full story. http://www.wealden.gov.uk/Wealden/Council/News_and_Events/News/News_ScheduledcollectionsTuesday4September443193.aspx?RSS=True http://www.wealden.gov.uk/Wealden/Council/News_and_Events/News/News_ScheduledcollectionsMonday3September443046.aspx Scheduled collections Monday 3 September We regret that several collection rounds will not be operating their normal service today. Click on the link to view the full story. http://www.wealden.gov.uk/Wealden/Council/News_and_Events/News/News_ScheduledcollectionsMonday3September443046.aspx?RSS=True http://www.wealden.gov.uk/Wealden/Council/News_and_Events/News/News_CelebratingtheroleoftheMerchantNavy443139.aspx Celebrating the role of the Merchant Navy To highlight the importance of seafaring to the nation, Wealden District Council is flying the Red Ensign on Merchant Navy Day 3 September. Click on the link to view the full story. http://www.wealden.gov.uk/Wealden/Council/News_and_Events/News/News_CelebratingtheroleoftheMerchantNavy443139.aspx?RSS=True http://www.wealden.gov.uk/Wealden/Council/News_and_Events/News/News_Scheduledwastecollections31August442950.aspx Scheduled waste collections 31 August A number of collection rounds will not be operating their normal collection round today. Click on the link to view the full story. http://www.wealden.gov.uk/Wealden/Council/News_and_Events/News/News_Scheduledwastecollections31August442950.aspx?RSS=True http://www.wealden.gov.uk/Wealden/Council/News_and_Events/News/News_060FamilyfunatWalshesPark441361.aspx Family fun at Walshes Park The official opening of Wealden’s new open access countryside area, Walshes Park in Crowborough, is taking place on Saturday 1 September. Our Family Fun Day starts at 12:30pm. Click on the link to view the full story. http://www.wealden.gov.uk/Wealden/Council/News_and_Events/News/News_060FamilyfunatWalshesPark441361.aspx?RSS=True http://www.wealden.gov.uk/Wealden/Council/News_and_Events/News/News_ScheduledcollectionsThursday30August442902.aspx Scheduled collections Thursday 30 August Driver shortages this morning mean that four collection rounds will not be operating as normal Click on the link to view the full story. http://www.wealden.gov.uk/Wealden/Council/News_and_Events/News/News_ScheduledcollectionsThursday30August442902.aspx?RSS=True http://www.wealden.gov.uk/Wealden/Council/News_and_Events/News/News_ScheduledcollectionsThursday30August442903.aspx Scheduled collections Thursday 30 August Driver shortages this morning mean that four collection rounds will not be operating as normal Click on the link to view the full story. http://www.wealden.gov.uk/Wealden/Council/News_and_Events/News/News_ScheduledcollectionsThursday30August442903.aspx?RSS=True http://www.wealden.gov.uk/Wealden/Council/News_and_Events/News/News_ScheduledcollectionsWednesday29August442515.aspx Scheduled collections Wednesday 29 August We are pleased to report that all crews are operating collections as normal today Wednesday 29 August. Click on the link to view the full story. http://www.wealden.gov.uk/Wealden/Council/News_and_Events/News/News_ScheduledcollectionsWednesday29August442515.aspx?RSS=True http://www.wealden.gov.uk/Wealden/Council/News_and_Events/News/News_063Bestreetwiseandgetlearning442654.aspx Be streetwise and get learning How useful are your English and Maths skills? Do you need more confidence to achieve your personal goals? Or perhaps you fancy exploring your creative side? Click on the link to view the full story. http://www.wealden.gov.uk/Wealden/Council/News_and_Events/News/News_063Bestreetwiseandgetlearning442654.aspx?RSS=True http://www.wealden.gov.uk/Wealden/Council/News_and_Events/News/News_Helpwithstartingyourownbusiness442755.aspx Help with starting your own business Edeal - Eastbourne & District Enterprise Agency Ltd- working with Wealden District Council, is holding a series of free business start-up workshops in Heathfield, Uckfield and Crowborough. Click on the link to view the full story. http://www.wealden.gov.uk/Wealden/Council/News_and_Events/News/News_Helpwithstartingyourownbusiness442755.aspx?RSS=True http://www.wealden.gov.uk/Wealden/Council/News_and_Events/News/News_ScheduledcollectionsTuesday28August442421.aspx Scheduled collections Tuesday 28 August All waste and recycling crews are operating as normal today Tuesday 28 August. Click on the link to view the full story. http://www.wealden.gov.uk/Wealden/Council/News_and_Events/News/News_ScheduledcollectionsTuesday28August442421.aspx?RSS=True http://www.wealden.gov.uk/Wealden/Council/News_and_Events/News/News_ScheduledCollectionsforFriday24August442365.aspx Scheduled Collections for Friday 24 August We regret that one collection round will not be operating today and the following locations will be affected: Click on the link to view the full story. http://www.wealden.gov.uk/Wealden/Council/News_and_Events/News/News_ScheduledCollectionsforFriday24August442365.aspx?RSS=True http://www.wealden.gov.uk/Wealden/Council/News_and_Events/News/News_ScheduledcollectionsforThursday23August442258.aspx Scheduled collections for Thursday 23 August All collection rounds are operating today although, some collections may be later in the day than normal while we catch up with previous missed collections. Click on the link to view the full story. http://www.wealden.gov.uk/Wealden/Council/News_and_Events/News/News_ScheduledcollectionsforThursday23August442258.aspx?RSS=True http://www.wealden.gov.uk/Wealden/Council/News_and_Events/News/News_Yourbusmatters442312.aspx Your bus matters Friday 31 August is the time to have your say about bus services in Wealden Click on the link to view the full story. http://www.wealden.gov.uk/Wealden/Council/News_and_Events/News/News_Yourbusmatters442312.aspx?RSS=True http://www.wealden.gov.uk/Wealden/Council/News_and_Events/News/News_062Electionsarecoming441916.aspx Elections are coming Elections will be held next year for a new District Council as well as parish councils. But will you be able to vote? Click on the link to view the full story. http://www.wealden.gov.uk/Wealden/Council/News_and_Events/News/News_062Electionsarecoming441916.aspx?RSS=True http://www.wealden.gov.uk/Wealden/Council/News_and_Events/News/News_SheduledrecyclingcollectionsWednesday22August442108.aspx Scheduled recycling collections Wednesday 22 August We regret that one recycling collection round will not be operating today but we expect all outstanding collections will be caught up by the end of Saturday. Click on the link to view the full story. http://www.wealden.gov.uk/Wealden/Council/News_and_Events/News/News_SheduledrecyclingcollectionsWednesday22August442108.aspx?RSS=True http://www.wealden.gov.uk/Wealden/Council/News_and_Events/News/News_ScheduledcollectionsTuesday21August441823.aspx Scheduled collections Tuesday 21 August We regret that two collection rounds will not be operating today due to driver shortage and a broken-down vehicle. Click on the link to view the full story. http://www.wealden.gov.uk/Wealden/Council/News_and_Events/News/News_ScheduledcollectionsTuesday21August441823.aspx?RSS=True http://www.wealden.gov.uk/Wealden/Council/News_and_Events/News/News_ScheduledcollectionsMonday20August441725.aspx Scheduled collections Monday 20 August One collection round today is not being operated. Click on the link to view the full story. http://www.wealden.gov.uk/Wealden/Council/News_and_Events/News/News_ScheduledcollectionsMonday20August441725.aspx?RSS=True http://www.wealden.gov.uk/Wealden/Council/News_and_Events/News/News_ScheduledcollectionsFriday17August441567.aspx Scheduled collections Friday 17 August We regret that a number of collection rounds are not operating today and some others will be collected later than usual. Click on the link to view the full story. http://www.wealden.gov.uk/Wealden/Council/News_and_Events/News/News_ScheduledcollectionsFriday17August441567.aspx?RSS=True http://www.wealden.gov.uk/Wealden/Council/News_and_Events/News/News_061ChairmanpopsintotheMemoryCafe441668.aspx Chairman pops in to the Memory Cafe As Wealden’s Dementia Action Alliance continues to grow, the Chairman of Wealden District Council, Councillor Chris Hardy, paid a visit to the Polegate Memory Café Click on the link to view the full story. http://www.wealden.gov.uk/Wealden/Council/News_and_Events/News/News_061ChairmanpopsintotheMemoryCafe441668.aspx?RSS=True http://www.wealden.gov.uk/Wealden/Council/News_and_Events/News/News_ScheduledcollectionsThursday16August441461.aspx Scheduled collections Thursday 16 August We regret that some collection rounds will either not be collected today or will be collected later than usual. Click on the link to view the full story. http://www.wealden.gov.uk/Wealden/Council/News_and_Events/News/News_ScheduledcollectionsThursday16August441461.aspx?RSS=True http://www.wealden.gov.uk/Wealden/Council/News_and_Events/News/News_ScheduledcollectionsWednesday15August441125.aspx Scheduled collections Wednesday 15 August Due to a continuing driver shortage, we regret that some collection rounds will either not be collected today or will be collected later than usual by our waste contractor, Kier. Click on the link to view the full story. http://www.wealden.gov.uk/Wealden/Council/News_and_Events/News/News_ScheduledcollectionsWednesday15August441125.aspx?RSS=True http://www.wealden.gov.uk/Wealden/Council/News_and_Events/News/News_ReachingoutinWealden441313.aspx Reaching out in Wealden Universal Credit job coaches are now providing outreach services in Wealden. Click on the link to view the full story. http://www.wealden.gov.uk/Wealden/Council/News_and_Events/News/News_ReachingoutinWealden441313.aspx?RSS=True http://www.wealden.gov.uk/Wealden/Council/News_and_Events/News/News_051GetactivethisAugust438901.aspx Get active this August Wealden’s summer of fun is coming to an end. Our last activity day is at Uckfield on Wednesday 15 August. Click on the link to view the full story. http://www.wealden.gov.uk/Wealden/Council/News_and_Events/News/News_051GetactivethisAugust438901.aspx?RSS=True http://www.wealden.gov.uk/Wealden/Council/News_and_Events/News/News_ScheduledcollectionsTuesday14August440838.aspx Scheduled collections Tuesday 14 August Due to driver shortages, one recycling collection round will not be operating today. We hope it will be collected by the end of Saturday. Click on the link to view the full story. http://www.wealden.gov.uk/Wealden/Council/News_and_Events/News/News_ScheduledcollectionsTuesday14August440838.aspx?RSS=True http://www.wealden.gov.uk/Wealden/Council/News_and_Events/News/News_ApprenticeshipsatWealden440979.aspx Apprenticeships at Wealden Interested in a career in Local Government? We have six apprentice places available to help you acquire business skills and public sector experience. Click on the link to view the full story. http://www.wealden.gov.uk/Wealden/Council/News_and_Events/News/News_ApprenticeshipsatWealden440979.aspx?RSS=True http://www.wealden.gov.uk/Wealden/Council/News_and_Events/News/News_ScheduledCollectionsMonday13August440734.aspx Scheduled Collections Monday 13 August We regret that several collection rounds will not be operating today’s scheduled collections due to driver shortages. Click on the link to view the full story. http://www.wealden.gov.uk/Wealden/Council/News_and_Events/News/News_ScheduledCollectionsMonday13August440734.aspx?RSS=True http://www.wealden.gov.uk/Wealden/Council/News_and_Events/News/News_Scheduledcollections10August440582.aspx Scheduled collections 10 August One garden waste round will not be operating today due to a driver shortage. Click on the link to view the full story. http://www.wealden.gov.uk/Wealden/Council/News_and_Events/News/News_Scheduledcollections10August440582.aspx?RSS=True http://www.wealden.gov.uk/Wealden/Council/News_and_Events/News/News_BirlingGapStepsclosed440630.aspx Birling Gap Steps closed Following an inspection of the cliffs at Birling Gap this morning (10 August), a joint decision has been made by Wealden District Council and the National Trust to close the Steps giving access to the beach. Click on the link to view the full story. http://www.wealden.gov.uk/Wealden/Council/News_and_Events/News/News_BirlingGapStepsclosed440630.aspx?RSS=True http://www.wealden.gov.uk/Wealden/Council/News_and_Events/News/News_059YourrepresentationsabouttheLocalPlan440680.aspx Your representations about the Local Plan You have the opportunity to say whether Wealden District Council’s Proposed Local Plan has been correctly drawn up and is sound, based on the evidence. Click on the link to view the full story. http://www.wealden.gov.uk/Wealden/Council/News_and_Events/News/News_059YourrepresentationsabouttheLocalPlan440680.aspx?RSS=True http://www.wealden.gov.uk/Wealden/Council/News_and_Events/News/News_WasteandRecyclingcollectionsupdate8August440367.aspx Waste and Recycling collections update 8 August Some recycling and garden waste collections scheduled for today may be later than usual Click on the link to view the full story. http://www.wealden.gov.uk/Wealden/Council/News_and_Events/News/News_WasteandRecyclingcollectionsupdate8August440367.aspx?RSS=True http://www.wealden.gov.uk/Wealden/Council/News_and_Events/News/News_058Yourviewsonhelpwithcounciltax440428.aspx Your views on help with council tax Wealden District Council, alongside neighbouring East Sussex authorities, is consulting about options to change the current Council Tax Reduction Scheme. Click on the link to view the full story. http://www.wealden.gov.uk/Wealden/Council/News_and_Events/News/News_058Yourviewsonhelpwithcounciltax440428.aspx?RSS=True http://www.wealden.gov.uk/Wealden/Council/News_and_Events/News/News_BirlingGapstepsnowopen440294.aspx Birling Gap steps now open Following this morning’s safety inspection, we are now able to open the steps at Birling Gap this afternoon (Tuesday 7 August). Click on the link to view the full story. http://www.wealden.gov.uk/Wealden/Council/News_and_Events/News/News_BirlingGapstepsnowopen440294.aspx?RSS=True http://www.wealden.gov.uk/Wealden/Council/News_and_Events/News/News_AccesstoBirlingGapTuesday7August440095.aspx Access to Birling Gap Tuesday 7 August Birling Gaps Steps will continue to be closed on the morning on Tuesday 7 August while a further assessment is carried out Click on the link to view the full story. http://www.wealden.gov.uk/Wealden/Council/News_and_Events/News/News_AccesstoBirlingGapTuesday7August440095.aspx?RSS=True http://www.wealden.gov.uk/Wealden/Council/News_and_Events/News/News_057NextstepsfortheredevelopmentofPineGrove439939.aspx Next steps for the redevelopment of Pine Grove Wealden District Council and East Sussex County Council have completed the sale of the Mead House and car park site in Crowborough. Click on the link to view the full story. http://www.wealden.gov.uk/Wealden/Council/News_and_Events/News/News_057NextstepsfortheredevelopmentofPineGrove439939.aspx?RSS=True http://www.wealden.gov.uk/Wealden/Council/News_and_Events/News/News_056Harnessingtheopportunitiesprovidedbygreenenergy439615.aspx Harnessing the opportunities provided by green energy Wealden District Council is looking at ways to invest in low carbon and renewable energy for the benefit of council tax payers. Click on the link to view the full story. http://www.wealden.gov.uk/Wealden/Council/News_and_Events/News/News_056Harnessingtheopportunitiesprovidedbygreenenergy439615.aspx?RSS=True http://www.wealden.gov.uk/Wealden/Council/News_and_Events/News/News_Amissedrecyclinground30July439669.aspx A missed recycling round 30 July We regret that a recycling collection round was unable to operate on Monday 30 July. Click on the link to view the full story. http://www.wealden.gov.uk/Wealden/Council/News_and_Events/News/News_Amissedrecyclinground30July439669.aspx?RSS=True http://www.wealden.gov.uk/Wealden/Council/News_and_Events/News/News_Keepingcool439456.aspx Keeping cool The hot weather is back. Here’s some helpful tips to keep cool - and don’t forget to check that friends, relatives and neighbours who may be less able to look after themselves are alright: Click on the link to view the full story. http://www.wealden.gov.uk/Wealden/Council/News_and_Events/News/News_Keepingcool439456.aspx?RSS=True http://www.wealden.gov.uk/Wealden/Council/News_and_Events/News/News_055Recoveryplantogetwasteandrecyclingcollectionsbackontrack439409.aspx Recovery plan to get waste and recycling collections back on track A recovery plan has been agreed with Kier, Wealden District Council’s waste collection contactor, which should see collections return to regular schedules over the next week. Click on the link to view the full story. http://www.wealden.gov.uk/Wealden/Council/News_and_Events/News/News_055Recoveryplantogetwasteandrecyclingcollectionsbackontrack439409.aspx?RSS=True