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Price Freeze for Wealden’s Garden Waste Collection Service

Publish Date: 24 June 2022

Wealden Councillors made this decision in recognition of the recent disruption to the collection service during the bin strike and, to help residents manage at a time when there are increasing cost of living pressures on households. This means that Wealden’s garden waste collection service will stay at £55 per bin per year until at...

Trees planted in Wealden for Queen’s Platinum Jubilee

Publish Date: 20 June 2022

Two Silver Birch trees and two Magnolia trees have been planted at both Walshes Park at Crowborough and at Horsted Green Park in Uckfield. The planting – carried out by Wealden District Council chairman Councillor Ron Reed – was part of the Queen’s Green Canopy initiative created to mark Her Majesty’s Platinum Jubilee this month....

Become a councillor events to take place in Wealden

Publish Date: 17 June 2022

If the answer to any of those questions is yes – and with Wealden District Council 2023 Elections less than a year away – the authority is holding two ‘Become a councillor’ events in July to give people the opportunity to look at what is involved. The first is on Saturday 2 July from 10am-12.30pm...

Wealden crime reduction scheme hailed a success

Publish Date: 16 June 2022

The council successfully bid for a £300,000 grant from the Home Office’s Safer Streets initiative to tackle above average levels of neighbourhood crime in parts of Hailsham. The funding helped pay for seven CCTV cameras in the town, two Automatic Number Plate Recognition cameras within the town’s vicinity, two Youth Shelters to provide a place...

Industrial action ends as GMB members set to return to work

Publish Date: 14 June 2022

Striking staff will be returning to work on Thursday and we will be working with Biffa to reinstate full collection services and recover outstanding waste as quickly as possible. We would like to thank our all of our residents for their patience and understanding during this difficult time. Please continue to check our website for...