News Articles

Further £2.6 million of support for Wealden businesses

Publish Date: 10 June 2020

This support is geared towards helping small businesses not eligible for other support because they do not pay business rates. Typical enterprises which can be helped are those in shared or managed offices, bed and breakfast establishments and regular market traders. “We have already paid out £36.4 million to local businesses through the original Covid...

Signs to advise customers and staff of Social Distancing requirements

Publish Date: 9 June 2020

Please read our advice and complete a re-opening checklist for Non-Food Businesses, Food Businesses or Clubs, Societies and Community Groups as appropriate. We only accept contactless or card payments Covid-19 tables and chairs This premises is temporarily closed Open for deliveries and collection only When paying, keep your distance Maximum number of customers inside the...

Celebrating Volunteers’ Week

Publish Date: 3 June 2020

“They have played an outstanding role in supporting their local communities, making sure people who are self-isolating, either because of a medical condition or due to Covid-19, have the supplies of food and medicine they need,” said Councillor Philip Lunn, Wealden Cabinet Member for Community & Public Health. “They have also been there with a...

Supporting Crowborough

Publish Date: 2 June 2020

Supporting Crowborough is one such group that came from nowhere and has been providing groceries, medicine and other support to hundreds of households in and around Crowborough in the past weeks. It started out from a post on social media by Spencer Miller, who works at the Jarvis Brook, ticket office and soon became a...

Happy to Help in Heathfield

Publish Date: 2 June 2020

The many requests handed by Happy to Help include: Delivering new hearing aid batteries to a woman who would have otherwise been deaf Getting the right formula to a four-month old baby Picking up more than 200 prescriptions Collecting urgent medication for several dogs Helping fill out food bank forms Matching volunteers to people who...