News Articles

SCAM affecting Wealden businesses

Publish Date: 21 April 2021

Scammers are sending BEIS headed letters to businesses telling them that they need to purchase air purifiers to comply with COVID-19 rules. The Department of Business Energy and Industrial Strategy has confirmed that this is not true. If you receive a letter, please report it to Action Fraud

Food waste contamination in Recycling Bins

Publish Date: 21 April 2021

Wealden residents have done a great job in recycling their household waste. We are recycling around 50% of our total waste. Unfortunately, levels of food waste contamination in Wealden’s recycling bins has been rising.  Recently a 16 tonnes load of recycling  had to be rejected by the Materials Recovery Facility because it contained a large...

The Great British Spring Clean 2021 is coming. Sign up now!

Publish Date: 20 April 2021

Our outdoor spaces are more important to us now than ever before. We are once again proud to support Keep Britain Tidy and their Great British Spring Clean campaign to free our outdoor spaces from litter. Close to a million bags of litter were collected in the UK in 2019. Wealden District Council has supported...

Choose to reuse for the next generation

Publish Date: 13 April 2021

It’s a packed week of awareness-raising activities for all things reusable nappies. Wealden District Council is supporting the Reusable Nappy Week by offering free* nappy trial kits to residents in the District. The world of washable nappies is not what it used to be! Modern reusable nappies are advanced, easy-to-use and leave any hard work...

Temporary closure of Birling Gap steps

Publish Date: 12 April 2021

Work to redeck the top section of the staircase should be completed in time for the steps to re-open on Friday 30 April, but this is subject to change. During the time of closure there will be no access down to the beach from the car park, or up to the car park from the...