News Articles

Salvation Army clothes banks

Publish Date: 23 June 2020

The Salvation Army has now recommenced collections from their textile recycling banks but the process to get back to a normal collection pattern could take some weeks. There are a lot of full banks and it will take some time to get them all emptied. If there is space  in your nearest clothes bank, please...

Former District Councillor Peter Holloway

Publish Date: 23 June 2020

Peter was elected as a District Councillor in 2011, representing Forest Row until 2019.  He served on many committees including Planning Committee North, Overview and Scrutiny Committee, Licensing Committee and the Standards Committee.  He was also the Council's representative for the Conservators of Ashdown Forest. Members and officers at Wealden offer their condolences to Peter's...

Small enterprises vital to Wealden’s business recovery

Publish Date: 18 June 2020

Council Leader Bob Standley urged local businesses to watch out for prospective new opportunities to work with Wealden District Council. “We have tried to make our contract arrangements as simple as possible,” he said. “I would urge local businesses not to be put off looking to work with the Council because they think it will...

Wealden’s retirement living lettings re-open

Publish Date: 17 June 2020

During this time, stringent measures have been put in place to protect Council staff, residents and essential visitors. This includes the closure of all communal areas and guest rooms, increased cleaning of all touch surfaces, and provision of Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) to court managers. Residents and council staff, along with their families, have all...

Supporting Wealden’s valuable volunteer groups

Publish Date: 16 June 2020

“Many summer events, which are the mainstay for local charities, are not now taking place. We are looking at ways we can continue to support the Wealden’s voluntary sector over what may be a difficult period,” said Councillor Philip Lunn, Cabinet member for Community and Public Health. “There can be no doubt about the important...