News Articles

New planning powers to deliver foul sewerage updates

Publish Date: 4 October 2022

Wealden District Council and Southern Water have agreed to work collaboratively in a pilot scheme ahead of a rollout to all other local planning authorities in the water company’s catchment area.   Following a meeting between the two recently, it was agreed to look at new ways of working targeted at better quality information in...

Wealden signs up with service to help homeless

Publish Date: 4 October 2022

Wealden District Council’s Housing Options team has agreed to work with the award-winning service to deliver better outcomes for clients who are homeless or threatened with homelessness and help them find stable employment and accommodation along with financial security. Using an online platform, Beam encourages members of the public to donate money to help pay...

Wealden Crematorium donates to You Raise Me Up

Publish Date: 3 October 2022

The charity was founded by the late Jane Brooks and her husband Fraser in June 2011, after finding themselves in desperate need of comfort after their daughter collapsed and died suddenly. The charity’s sole purpose is to raise funds to support families suffering the loss of a young person aged 16-25 years. The crematorium is...

Council disappointed as appeals are allowed

Publish Date: 3 October 2022

Wealden District Council members refused planning permission for Mornings Mill Farm in Willingdon and 200 homes on land west of Station Road in Hailsham. The developers appealed against the decisions of the Planning Committee but in two decisions announced this week, inspectors allowed them to go ahead because the council was unable to defend some...

Wealden Crematorium Open Day

Publish Date: 28 September 2022

The Wealden District Council-run facility is opening its doors on Wednesday 5th October between 11am-3pm. Opened in 2019, the crematorium in Horam is set within 30 acres of beautiful landscaped grounds surrounded by wildflower meadows and woodland. In addition to the crematorium – which has a ceremony hall that can seat more than 120 mourners,...