News Articles

Millions of pounds given to Wealden businesses during Covid-19 pandemic

Publish Date: 29 September 2021

In addition, Wealden District Council officers also prevented more than £1 million in attempted fraud and duplicate payments. The figures were revealed at a recent meeting of Wealden council’s Audit, Governance and Finance Committee on Wednesday (22 September) during which officers were praised for their commitment and long hours worked to create procedures and eligibility...

Tributes paid following death of Wealden councillor

Publish Date: 29 September 2021

Mr Hardy died on Monday 27 September and is survived by his wife of 55 years Sue, daughter Louise and grandchildren. Mr Hardy was elected as a councillor to Wealden District Council in 2011 and represented the ward of Hartfield. During his term of office, he served on the audit and finance committee, overview and...

Wealden residents invited to take part in satisfaction survey

Publish Date: 23 September 2021

It is being undertaken by the council in order to evaluate our performance and find out how our residents feel about their local area. Residents who live within the district may receive a telephone call on the council’s behalf between Wednesday 29 September and Wednesday 27 October. We have commissioned a market research company, Lake...

Record number of residents sign up for Wealden garden waste collection service

Publish Date: 22 September 2021

The total number of households across the district who have opted in to have their garden waste collected every fortnight for the next year is 35,062 with nearly 2,000 having more than one bin. Up to 2,000 tonnes of garden waste have been collected each month over the summer through the scheme. Garden waste collected...

Top 10 ranking for council owned landmark in Hailsham

Publish Date: 17 September 2021

The George Street venue is rated fifth in the rankings by Time Out magazine, the renowned guide to the best art and entertainment, food and drink, attractions, hotels and things to do in the world's greatest cities. The review describes the Pavilion – where actor Ian McKellen filmed the Sherlock Holmes drama Mr Holmes -...