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_027Wealdenislovingitslocalmarkets450624.aspx Wealden is loving its local markets Between 20 April and 31 May, Wealden District Council joins the Love Your Local Market campaign, which takes place in May to raise the profile of local markets and encourage people to enjoy locally produced goods. Click on the link to view the full story. http://www.wealden.gov.uk/Wealden/Council/News_and_Events/News/News_027Wealdenislovingitslocalmarkets450624.aspx?RSS=True http://www.wealden.gov.uk/Wealden/Council/News_and_Events/News/News_RecyclethisEaster450587.aspx Recycle this Easter Over 80 million chocolate eggs will be bought this Easter. Sounds delicious- but many come wrapped in colourful shiny foil, and packed in a cardboard box, clear plastic case – or both. Click on the link to view the full story. http://www.wealden.gov.uk/Wealden/Council/News_and_Events/News/News_RecyclethisEaster450587.aspx?RSS=True http://www.wealden.gov.uk/Wealden/Council/News_and_Events/News/News_025GettoknowRealNappies450607.aspx Get to know Real Nappies As part of the 23rd Real Nappy Week, Wealden District Council will be helping young parents to get to know the many different types of reusable nappies that are now available. Click on the link to view the full story. http://www.wealden.gov.uk/Wealden/Council/News_and_Events/News/News_025GettoknowRealNappies450607.aspx?RSS=True http://www.wealden.gov.uk/Wealden/Council/News_and_Events/News/News_026Wedothebestattractions450616.aspx We do the best attractions Wealden District Council’s latest tourist guide We do the Best Attractions 2019, is now in circulation. Click on the link to view the full story. http://www.wealden.gov.uk/Wealden/Council/News_and_Events/News/News_026Wedothebestattractions450616.aspx?RSS=True http://www.wealden.gov.uk/Wealden/Council/News_and_Events/News/News_023Opportunitiesawaityouthissummer450509.aspx Opportunities await you this summer Do you feel you missed out on your education? Or would you just like to learn new skills or develop existing ones? Thanks to Street Learning’s free courses, there are opportunities for everyone. Click on the link to view the full story. http://www.wealden.gov.uk/Wealden/Council/News_and_Events/News/News_023Opportunitiesawaityouthissummer450509.aspx?RSS=True http://www.wealden.gov.uk/Wealden/Council/News_and_Events/News/News_024Springcleanbonusforvolunteergroups450536.aspx Spring clean bonus for volunteer groups Thirty-eight Wealden litter picking groups have been given over £25,000 to support their ongoing clean-up efforts. Click on the link to view the full story. http://www.wealden.gov.uk/Wealden/Council/News_and_Events/News/News_024Springcleanbonusforvolunteergroups450536.aspx?RSS=True http://www.wealden.gov.uk/Wealden/Council/News_and_Events/News/News_CharacterAppraisalsofWealdensConservationAreas450501.aspx Character Appraisals of Wealden's Conservation Areas Wealden District Council is drawing up a series of Character Appraisal Documents for all the District’s 33 Conservation Areas. Click on the link to view the full story. http://www.wealden.gov.uk/Wealden/Council/News_and_Events/News/News_CharacterAppraisalsofWealdensConservationAreas450501.aspx?RSS=True http://www.wealden.gov.uk/Wealden/Council/News_and_Events/News/News_022FunandSafetyinHailsham450447.aspx Fun and Safety in Hailsham Hailsham’s Fun and Safety Easter holiday event will be taking place at the James West Community Centre, Brunel Drive, near Hempstead Lane, Hailsham, BN27 3FX. Click on the link to view the full story. http://www.wealden.gov.uk/Wealden/Council/News_and_Events/News/News_022FunandSafetyinHailsham450447.aspx?RSS=True http://www.wealden.gov.uk/Wealden/Council/News_and_Events/News/News_Supportinglocalbusinesses450427.aspx Supporting local businesses Nearly two thirds (65%) of the Council’s expenditure last year was with Small or Medium-Sized Businesses and 28 % of all its suppliers are based in Wealden. Click on the link to view the full story. http://www.wealden.gov.uk/Wealden/Council/News_and_Events/News/News_Supportinglocalbusinesses450427.aspx?RSS=True http://www.wealden.gov.uk/Wealden/Council/News_and_Events/News/News_021MakeadatewithFunandSafetyatUckfieldandCrowborough450435.aspx Make a date with Fun and Safety at Uckfield and Crowborough Uckfield and Crowborough fire stations are hosting Wealden’s ever-popular Fun and Safety days during the school Easter holidays. Click on the link to view the full story. http://www.wealden.gov.uk/Wealden/Council/News_and_Events/News/News_021MakeadatewithFunandSafetyatUckfieldandCrowborough450435.aspx?RSS=True http://www.wealden.gov.uk/Wealden/Council/News_and_Events/News/News_020Donotloseyourrighttohaveyoursayonlocalissues450419.aspx Do not lose your right to have your say on local issues You have until Friday 12 April to register to vote in the forthcoming local government elections. Click on the link to view the full story. http://www.wealden.gov.uk/Wealden/Council/News_and_Events/News/News_020Donotloseyourrighttohaveyoursayonlocalissues450419.aspx?RSS=True http://www.wealden.gov.uk/Wealden/Council/News_and_Events/News/News_Savingmoneybygoingonline450391.aspx Saving money by going online Drive to Digital, Wealden’s initiative to use the internet to provide wider 24/7 access for residents, has resulted in total savings to the Council of £874,191 since the project began in 2015. Click on the link to view the full story. http://www.wealden.gov.uk/Wealden/Council/News_and_Events/News/News_Savingmoneybygoingonline450391.aspx?RSS=True http://www.wealden.gov.uk/Wealden/Council/News_and_Events/News/News_GoodlucktoourWealdenspringcleaners450400.aspx Good luck to our Wealden spring cleaners The Great British Spring clean gets underway this weekend. Click on the link to view the full story. http://www.wealden.gov.uk/Wealden/Council/News_and_Events/News/News_GoodlucktoourWealdenspringcleaners450400.aspx?RSS=True http://www.wealden.gov.uk/Wealden/Council/News_and_Events/News/News_019Youngpeoplehavetheirsayonkeyissues450350.aspx Young people have their say on key issues The Wealden Strategic Partnership is working with Heathfield Community College to host a Young Persons Engagement Event for Wealden secondary school pupils on 22 March 2019. Click on the link to view the full story. http://www.wealden.gov.uk/Wealden/Council/News_and_Events/News/News_019Youngpeoplehavetheirsayonkeyissues450350.aspx?RSS=True http://www.wealden.gov.uk/Wealden/Council/News_and_Events/News/News_018WearetheIndustryChampions450331.aspx We are the Industry Champions Wealden District Council has been given the accolade of “Industry Champions” by East Sussex County Council (ESCC). Click on the link to view the full story. http://www.wealden.gov.uk/Wealden/Council/News_and_Events/News/News_018WearetheIndustryChampions450331.aspx?RSS=True http://www.wealden.gov.uk/Wealden/Council/News_and_Events/News/News_017Wearewinnersandyoucouldbewinnerstoo450321.aspx We are winners and you could be winners too Wealden District Council’s award winning Big Wealden Switch is open again to save you money on your energy bills. This year all those who register will be entered into a free draw with a cash prize of £500. Click on the link to view the full story. http://www.wealden.gov.uk/Wealden/Council/News_and_Events/News/News_017Wearewinnersandyoucouldbewinnerstoo450321.aspx?RSS=True http://www.wealden.gov.uk/Wealden/Council/News_and_Events/News/News_ScheduledWasteCollectionsFriday8March2019450276.aspx Scheduled Waste Collections Friday 8 March 2019 We have been informed by Kier that 1 garden round is not operating 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_ScheduledWasteCollectionsFriday8March2019450276.aspx?RSS=True http://www.wealden.gov.uk/Wealden/Council/News_and_Events/News/News_HelpuscatchtheseflytipperswhoareruiningthePevenseyLevels450240.aspx Help us catch these fly tippers who are ruining the Pevensey Levels In recent weeks there has been a spate of fly tipping incidents in the Pevensey Levels desecrating the coastal marshland and threatening its delicate ecosystem. Click on the link to view the full story. http://www.wealden.gov.uk/Wealden/Council/News_and_Events/News/News_HelpuscatchtheseflytipperswhoareruiningthePevenseyLevels450240.aspx?RSS=True http://www.wealden.gov.uk/Wealden/Council/News_and_Events/News/News_016Chairmanawardsvictoriousvolunteers450252.aspx Chairman awards victorious volunteers On Friday 1 March the Chairman of Wealden District Council hosted his annual Civic Reception at Herstmonceux Castle where he also presented the Community Volunteer Awards. Click on the link to view the full story. http://www.wealden.gov.uk/Wealden/Council/News_and_Events/News/News_016Chairmanawardsvictoriousvolunteers450252.aspx?RSS=True http://www.wealden.gov.uk/Wealden/Council/News_and_Events/News/News_015Makeadifferenceinlocalpolitics450230.aspx Make a difference in local politics Do you care about where you live and your local community? Can you make a positive difference? By becoming a member of Wealden District Council, or your local town or parish council, you have a say in many policies which affect local people. Click on the link to view the full story. http://www.wealden.gov.uk/Wealden/Council/News_and_Events/News/News_015Makeadifferenceinlocalpolitics450230.aspx?RSS=True http://www.wealden.gov.uk/Wealden/Council/News_and_Events/News/News_013Cheque-ingOut450208.aspx Cheque-ing Out After 31 March 2019 Wealden District Council will no longer accept cheques at the Council Offices for the payment of any bills or services. Click on the link to view the full story. http://www.wealden.gov.uk/Wealden/Council/News_and_Events/News/News_013Cheque-ingOut450208.aspx?RSS=True http://www.wealden.gov.uk/Wealden/Council/News_and_Events/News/News_014Wealdencontinuestogrowtheirown450216.aspx Wealden continues to 'grow their own' It’s National Apprenticeship Week (4 - 8 March) and Wealden District Council are pleased to announce their new cohort of apprentices for 2019: Click on the link to view the full story. http://www.wealden.gov.uk/Wealden/Council/News_and_Events/News/News_014Wealdencontinuestogrowtheirown450216.aspx?RSS=True http://www.wealden.gov.uk/Wealden/Council/News_and_Events/News/News_Helpusfindahomeforafamilyfromwar-tornSyria450187.aspx Help us find a home for a family from war-torn Syria Wealden District Council is looking for private landlords and property owners with a property available to rent in Hailsham to help a Syrian refugee family resettled in the Hailsham area. Click on the link to view the full story. http://www.wealden.gov.uk/Wealden/Council/News_and_Events/News/News_Helpusfindahomeforafamilyfromwar-tornSyria450187.aspx?RSS=True http://www.wealden.gov.uk/Wealden/Council/News_and_Events/News/News_01210paweekcounciltaxincreaseforWealdenservices450150.aspx 10p a week council tax increase for Wealden services As it continues to move towards self-sufficiency, Wealden District Council has approved a 2.7% increase in its share of the council tax. This will help it meet the challenges of the future. Click on the link to view the full story. http://www.wealden.gov.uk/Wealden/Council/News_and_Events/News/News_01210paweekcounciltaxincreaseforWealdenservices450150.aspx?RSS=True http://www.wealden.gov.uk/Wealden/Council/News_and_Events/News/News_ScheduledWasteCollectionsWednesday20February450129.aspx Scheduled Waste Collections Wednesday 20 February We regret that one garden waste collection will not be operating their normal collection round 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_ScheduledWasteCollectionsWednesday20February450129.aspx?RSS=True http://www.wealden.gov.uk/Wealden/Council/News_and_Events/News/News_011TimetospringcleanWealdenagain449985.aspx Time to spring clean Wealden again Wealden District Council has pledged its support for this year’s Great British Spring Clean, run by environmental charity Keep Britain Tidy. Click on the link to view the full story. http://www.wealden.gov.uk/Wealden/Council/News_and_Events/News/News_011TimetospringcleanWealdenagain449985.aspx?RSS=True http://www.wealden.gov.uk/Wealden/Council/News_and_Events/News/News_WasteCollectionsFriday1stFebruary2019449970.aspx Waste Collections Friday 1st February 2019 We have been informed by Kier that 4 rounds are not operating today due to staff shortages or problems earlier in the week with collections. Click on the link to view the full story. http://www.wealden.gov.uk/Wealden/Council/News_and_Events/News/News_WasteCollectionsFriday1stFebruary2019449970.aspx?RSS=True http://www.wealden.gov.uk/Wealden/Council/News_and_Events/News/News_010ExcitingnewproposalstoregenerateVicarageField449915.aspx Exciting new proposals to regenerate Vicarage Field Wealden’s Cabinet has given the go ahead to start consulting about exciting new proposals to regenerate the Vicarage Field area of Hailsham town centre. Click on the link to view the full story. http://www.wealden.gov.uk/Wealden/Council/News_and_Events/News/News_010ExcitingnewproposalstoregenerateVicarageField449915.aspx?RSS=True http://www.wealden.gov.uk/Wealden/Council/News_and_Events/News/News_Wednesday30Januarywasteandrecyclingcollections449797.aspx Wednesday 30 January waste and recycling collections Snow followed by a hard frost has led to difficult conditions on untreated roads and may result in some disruption to today’s waste and recycling collections. Click on the link to view the full story. http://www.wealden.gov.uk/Wealden/Council/News_and_Events/News/News_Wednesday30Januarywasteandrecyclingcollections449797.aspx?RSS=True http://www.wealden.gov.uk/Wealden/Council/News_and_Events/News/News_009Takeactiontoprotectfromflooding449861.aspx Take action to protect from flooding Lakeside Flood Solutions will be hosting a Community Flooding Information event on Tuesday 5 February, 3pm – 7pm at the Civic Community Hall in Hailsham. Click on the link to view the full story. http://www.wealden.gov.uk/Wealden/Council/News_and_Events/News/News_009Takeactiontoprotectfromflooding449861.aspx?RSS=True http://www.wealden.gov.uk/Wealden/Council/News_and_Events/News/News_008NewcouncilhousingschemesinWealdenvillages449851.aspx New council housing schemes in Wealden villages Two new council housing schemes have come on line providing affordable rented accommodation in the villages of East Dean and Cross-in-Hand. Click on the link to view the full story. http://www.wealden.gov.uk/Wealden/Council/News_and_Events/News/News_008NewcouncilhousingschemesinWealdenvillages449851.aspx?RSS=True http://www.wealden.gov.uk/Wealden/Council/News_and_Events/News/News_007NextphaseoftheLocalPlanprocess449686.aspx Next phase of the Local Plan process Wealden District Council has completed the next phase of its Local Plan process. Click on the link to view the full story. http://www.wealden.gov.uk/Wealden/Council/News_and_Events/News/News_007NextphaseoftheLocalPlanprocess449686.aspx?RSS=True http://www.wealden.gov.uk/Wealden/Council/News_and_Events/News/News_006OnceinalifetimeopportunityforHailsham449687.aspx Once in a lifetime opportunity for Hailsham Wealden District Council has unveiled ambitious plans to revitalise Hailsham town centre. Click on the link to view the full story. http://www.wealden.gov.uk/Wealden/Council/News_and_Events/News/News_006OnceinalifetimeopportunityforHailsham449687.aspx?RSS=True http://www.wealden.gov.uk/Wealden/Council/News_and_Events/News/News_005Heretohelpyousavemoneyenergy449676.aspx Here to help you save money & energy The Wealden Energy Desk opens at the end of January and will be available at set dates during February. Click on the link to view the full story. http://www.wealden.gov.uk/Wealden/Council/News_and_Events/News/News_005Heretohelpyousavemoneyenergy449676.aspx?RSS=True http://www.wealden.gov.uk/Wealden/Council/News_and_Events/News/News_004Packagingcontamination449296.aspx Packaging contamination As more of us spend more time shopping online, it means there is more packaging material to dispose of when the purchases arrive. Click on the link to view the full story. http://www.wealden.gov.uk/Wealden/Council/News_and_Events/News/News_004Packagingcontamination449296.aspx?RSS=True http://www.wealden.gov.uk/Wealden/Council/News_and_Events/News/News_Counciltaxincreditscam449400.aspx Council tax in credit scam Please beware of an email scam we have been made aware of trying to persuade residents to click on an email link to receive a council tax rebate. Click on the link to view the full story. http://www.wealden.gov.uk/Wealden/Council/News_and_Events/News/News_Counciltaxincreditscam449400.aspx?RSS=True http://www.wealden.gov.uk/Wealden/Council/News_and_Events/News/News_Wednesday16Januarygardenwastecollections449248.aspx Wednesday 16 January garden waste collections As a result of staff sickness, one of our garden waste collection rounds in the Frant and Wadhurst areas will not be operating today. Click on the link to view the full story. http://www.wealden.gov.uk/Wealden/Council/News_and_Events/News/News_Wednesday16Januarygardenwastecollections449248.aspx?RSS=True http://www.wealden.gov.uk/Wealden/Council/News_and_Events/News/News_003FirstCeremonyforWealdenCrematorium449236.aspx First Ceremony for Wealden Crematorium Wealden Chairman Councillor Chris Hardy laid the final stone in Wealden’s new Crematorium at a ceremony to mark the completion of the building’s structure. Click on the link to view the full story. http://www.wealden.gov.uk/Wealden/Council/News_and_Events/News/News_003FirstCeremonyforWealdenCrematorium449236.aspx?RSS=True http://www.wealden.gov.uk/Wealden/Council/News_and_Events/News/News_002LocalcouncilsappointBiffatoprovidewastecollectionandstreetcleansingservices449167.aspx Local councils appoint Biffa to provide waste collection and street cleansing services A new waste, recycling, street and beach cleaning contract will start in Hastings, Rother and Wealden from the end of June this year. Click on the link to view the full story. http://www.wealden.gov.uk/Wealden/Council/News_and_Events/News/News_002LocalcouncilsappointBiffatoprovidewastecollectionandstreetcleansingservices449167.aspx?RSS=True http://www.wealden.gov.uk/Wealden/Council/News_and_Events/News/News_Missedgardenwastecollectionon24December448959.aspx Missed garden waste collection on 24 December Wealden District Council and its contractor Kier apologise for any inconvenience caused by disruption to garden waste collections on Monday 24 December 2018. Click on the link to view the full story. http://www.wealden.gov.uk/Wealden/Council/News_and_Events/News/News_Missedgardenwastecollectionon24December448959.aspx?RSS=True http://www.wealden.gov.uk/Wealden/Council/News_and_Events/News/News_001Thereismoretolearnin2019449013.aspx There is more to learn in 2019 There are opportunities to improve your IT and computer skills across Wealden in the new year. And to pursue a wide range of other activities with Street Learning Click on the link to view the full story. http://www.wealden.gov.uk/Wealden/Council/News_and_Events/News/News_001Thereismoretolearnin2019449013.aspx?RSS=True http://www.wealden.gov.uk/Wealden/Council/News_and_Events/News/News_090Takingastandagainstsingleuseplastics448764.aspx Taking a stand against single use plastics Wealden District Council has approved a three part action plan to take a stand against single-use plastics. Click on the link to view the full story. http://www.wealden.gov.uk/Wealden/Council/News_and_Events/News/News_090Takingastandagainstsingleuseplastics448764.aspx?RSS=True http://www.wealden.gov.uk/Wealden/Council/News_and_Events/News/News_Steppingforwardintothefuture448312.aspx Stepping forward into the future “Whatever uncertainties await us all in the year ahead, I am pleased to report the close of 2018 sees Wealden in a good position to meet the future.” Click on the link to view the full story. http://www.wealden.gov.uk/Wealden/Council/News_and_Events/News/News_Steppingforwardintothefuture448312.aspx?RSS=True http://www.wealden.gov.uk/Wealden/Council/News_and_Events/News/News_089Budgetformoreaffordablehomes448459.aspx Budget for more affordable homes Wealden District Council has welcomed Whitehall decisions which will enable it to address the problems of the local housing market. Click on the link to view the full story. http://www.wealden.gov.uk/Wealden/Council/News_and_Events/News/News_089Budgetformoreaffordablehomes448459.aspx?RSS=True http://www.wealden.gov.uk/Wealden/Council/News_and_Events/News/News_FloodingandColdWeather448618.aspx Flooding and Cold Weather If there is a danger of flooding to property, the Environment Agency issue three types of warning. Click on the link to view the full story. http://www.wealden.gov.uk/Wealden/Council/News_and_Events/News/News_FloodingandColdWeather448618.aspx?RSS=True http://www.wealden.gov.uk/Wealden/Council/News_and_Events/News/News_087Movingtowardsselfsufficiency448115.aspx Moving towards self sufficiency Wealden District Council is proposing a 2.7% increase in the council tax residents pay for its local services. This will enable it to become a self–sufficient local authority unsupported by central Government grants. Click on the link to view the full story. http://www.wealden.gov.uk/Wealden/Council/News_and_Events/News/News_087Movingtowardsselfsufficiency448115.aspx?RSS=True http://www.wealden.gov.uk/Wealden/Council/News_and_Events/News/News_085Wealdenhighlightsitsprioritiesforthenextfouryears448017.aspx Wealden highlights its priorities for the next four years Wealden District Council is asking residents and local businesses for their views of the Council’s priorities for the next four years. Click on the link to view the full story. http://www.wealden.gov.uk/Wealden/Council/News_and_Events/News/News_085Wealdenhighlightsitsprioritiesforthenextfouryears448017.aspx?RSS=True http://www.wealden.gov.uk/Wealden/Council/News_and_Events/News/News_084Changesingardenwastecollectionsin2019447948.aspx Changes in garden waste collections in 2019 Wealden District Council has confirmed that it will introduce customer charges for garden waste collections when the new Joint Waste Contract for refuse and recycling collections starts from 29 June 2019. Click on the link to view the full story. http://www.wealden.gov.uk/Wealden/Council/News_and_Events/News/News_084Changesingardenwastecollectionsin2019447948.aspx?RSS=True http://www.wealden.gov.uk/Wealden/Council/News_and_Events/News/News_086NominateyourCommunityVolunteerHeroes447949.aspx Nominate your Community Volunteer Heroes The deadline for nominations for the Chairman’s Community Volunteer Awards has now been extended to Friday 11 January 2019. Click on the link to view the full story. http://www.wealden.gov.uk/Wealden/Council/News_and_Events/News/News_086NominateyourCommunityVolunteerHeroes447949.aspx?RSS=True 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_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