News Articles

Planting starts to celebrate The Queen’s Green Canopy

Publish Date: 22 March 2022

The initiative was created to mark Her Majesty the Queen’s Platinum Jubilee this year and invites people to “plant a tree for the Jubilee”. Throughout her reign, the Queen has planted more than 1,500 trees around the world and is encouraging schools, businesses and communities to follow in her footsteps - to enhance the environment...

Wealden residents’ satisfaction survey results

Publish Date: 21 March 2022

The results of a survey - undertaken in October last year and following Local Government Association methodology – have been released and show satisfaction levels with the local area, the council and the services have risen. The findings were presented to the council’s Cabinet committee this week and portfolio holder for Community and Public Health...

The return of Street Learning courses in Wealden and Eastbourne

Publish Date: 18 March 2022

The project offers young adults aged 19 and above, free courses to help develop new skills, enhance existing ones and expand on their education. A range of practical courses like cooking, upcycling and wreath making are available as well as courses to help develop desirable employment skills and improve mental health and wellbeing. The courses...

Wealden council welcomes net zero commitment

Publish Date: 17 March 2022

Freedom Leisure operates leisure centres across the country including venues in Hailsham and Crowborough in partnership with Wealden District Council. The not-for-profit leisure trust has its headquarters/ leisure support hub in East Hoathly and has launched its Environmental and Sustainability Commitments, targeting net zero across its operation by 2030. Freedom Leisure will achieve net zero...

Have your say in the boundary commission review of parliamentary constituencies

Publish Date: 9 March 2022

Those wishing to make an oral representation at a public hearing are strongly encouraged to book a time slot in advance. To book a time slot, you must visit the dedicated public hearings page on the Boundary Commission for England’s website (https://boundarycommissionforengland.independent.gov.uk/2023-review/public-hearings/) and click on your chosen hearing. You will then be invited to register...