News Articles

Spot checks to help crack down on fly tipping

Publish Date: 5 August 2020

Police officers stopped dozens of vehicles on the A22 near Nutley to conduct licence and insurance checks in an effort to identify criminals using the road network. The Council’s Street Scene team carried out checks on vehicles carrying waste materials. They were making sure drivers held the necessary waste carriers license to help prevent incidents...

Heatwave advice

Publish Date: 5 August 2020

We've put together a page of useful advice to help you keep cool and safe in the extreme heat: Heatwave advice Keep up to date with the weather forecast from the Met Office

Wealden businesses top national scale for food hygiene

Publish Date: 30 July 2020

Nationally, the average percentage of businesses rated satisfactory, good or very good is 95%. The average for Wealden is much higher at 99%. Wealden’s places to eat are rated among the safest in the country. Councillor Philip Lunn, Cabinet Member for Community and Public Health said: “This is a fantastic achievement for food establishments across...

It’s workout time

Publish Date: 29 July 2020

It is a welcome opportunity to get back to your fitness regime in the gym or swimming pool. Or start one now. This has to be the time to keep fit and healthy. The gyms and swimming pools at Hailsham and Crowborough opened on July 25. The gym and other dry-side facilities at Uckfield and...

Grants Hill Court wins Housing Design Award

Publish Date: 29 July 2020

The £11 million scheme in Oaklea Way, Uckfield, won the Housing our Ageing Population Panel for Innovation Award (HAPPI). It was judged the best entry for providing innovative housing solutions for our ageing population. For the first time in the Housing Design Awards’ 72 year history, entries were filmed by drone aircraft. Interviews with residents...