News Articles

1066 Country Walk enjoyed by more than 3,000 visitors

Publish Date: 7 September 2022

More than 3,500 people have passed through the Wartling counter so far this year compared to 2,273 throughout 2019. The 31-mile walk starts at Pevensey Castle - and heading north towards the Pevensey Levels - passes Herstmonceux Castle, the iconic 1066 Battle Abbey and Battlefield and onto medieval Winchelsea before finishing in Rye, a town known for its cobbled streets,...

Wealden pushes Southern Water to take action

Publish Date: 5 September 2022

The council issued the plea as part of its response to a consultation on the water company’s Draft Drainage and Wastewater Management Plan, which proposes how it will meet its infrastructure challenges up until 2050. It also comes on the back of a Full Council Motion earlier in the summer when councillors unanimously agreed to...

Wealden councillors celebrate Ukraine Independence Day

Publish Date: 26 August 2022

Wealden District Council chairman Ron Reed and Councillor Ray Cade attended an event at the Union Church in Heathfield to meet Ukrainian refugees who have made their home in the area and mark Ukraine Independence Day, which commemorates the day Ukraine officially became independent from the Soviet Union in 1991. Alicky Denton organised the event...

Annual canvass reminder to Wealden residents

Publish Date: 25 August 2022

Each year, Wealden District Council contacts every household to find out if the details on the electoral register are correct. This is called the annual canvass. The Wealden annual canvass started this month. Households may be contacted in different ways, including: post email phone knocking on your door If you need to update your details on...

Queen’s Award for Voluntary Service nominations are open for 2023

Publish Date: 24 August 2022

The award is an Honour equivalent to an MBE and is a great opportunity to recognise and celebrate exceptional local volunteer groups across the Wealden area - covering a wide, diverse range of activities from theatre groups to food banks, charities, dementia clubs, local radio stations and more. Wealden District Council recently congratulated local organisations:...