News Articles

Online booking system developed to provide better customer service for housing tenants

Publish Date: 6 December 2022

Wealden District Council developed the new system to give a better service to residents needing to contact housing officers. Officers are often out on-site visiting tenants and communities and although they aim to respond as soon as possible to residents, the council are aware that their response may not always be at a convenient time....

New Street Learning courses available

Publish Date: 5 December 2022

The project offers free courses to help develop new skills, enhance existing ones, and expands on education, encouraging growth and self-confidence. Courses such as maths, English and accounting to boost job opportunities as well as sign language, painting, and cookery for people wanting to learn a new skill or take up a hobby are available. The...

Biodiversity at Wealden park praised

Publish Date: 1 December 2022

Wealden District Council owns and manages Walshes Park, a Sustainable Alternative Natural Green Space - knowns as a SANGS – on the edge of Crowborough, with its partner Chaffin Works undertaking the day-to-day maintenance. The management system, which has attracted new species of plants, birds and butterflies within the recreation area for local residents, has...

Wealden District Council Statement

Publish Date: 1 December 2022

Our officers are working closely with other agencies and voluntary groups to ensure the welfare of the asylum seekers and, at the same time, understanding and taking into account the concerns and interests of our residents. Councillor Ray Cade, portfolio holder for Housing, Wealden District Council

New roles at Wealden helps prevent homelessness

Publish Date: 15 November 2022

Wealden District Council has seen an improvement in its tenant satisfaction thanks to the appointment of two specific officers. The roles of Tenancy Sustainment officer and co-ordinator was introduced into the council’s housing team to support the most vulnerable tenants in privately rented and social rented housing. The initiative has seen an increased rate of...