News Articles

Tree-mendous response to Wealden photo competition

Publish Date: 24 August 2022

Wealden District Council organised the Appreciate a Tree competition to coincide with Appreciate a Tree Day earlier in the summer. The winner was Stephen Francis whose photograph of trees along the Cuckoo Trail impressed the judge Councillor Pam Doodes, the council’s portfolio holder for Climate Change. Councillor Doodes said, “Trees form the backbone of our...

New Street Learning courses available

Publish Date: 22 August 2022

The project offers residents aged 19 and above free courses to help develop new skills, enhance existing ones, and expand on their education whilst socialising and gaining new hobbies. A range of free courses are available to help boost employment opportunities such as maths, English and accounting as well as sugar-craft, cookery and felting for people who...

Don’t lose your vote – residents in Wealden urged to check voter registration details

Publish Date: 17 August 2022

With elections taking place in Wealden in May 2023, this is an opportunity for residents to make sure they can take part. The annual canvass allows Wealden District Council to keep the electoral register up to date, to identify who risks losing their voice at elections, and to encourage them to register before it’s too...

‘Benefits Day’ to be held for Wealden pensioners

Publish Date: 17 August 2022

The event will be hosted at the council offices’ reception in Vicarage Lane between 9am -5pm. Pre-booking is required, and each person will have an officer on-hand to discuss and help make an application for the following schemes, where relevant. Household Support Fund - for help with energy and food costs, Council Tax Energy Rebate...

Have your say on review of parishes

Publish Date: 17 August 2022

The review relates to Westham Parish, Willingdon & Jevington Parish Council, Framfield Parish Council or Ninfield Parish. Before Wealden District Council can consider the proposals, it needs to hear the views of the local electorate and any other interested people and organisations. The first stage public consultation is now open and will run until 16th...