News Articles

New Wealden development is named

Publish Date: 16 September 2022

Wealden District Council’s Housing Development Team is behind the development on Burwash Road in conjunction with local contractor Trinity Homes Ltd, and the name has been chosen following consultation with Heathfield Parish Council. The original building on the site - Cart Barn - was a timber-framed late 18th century barn. The barn had been altered...

Book of Condolence open for Wealden residents to sign

Publish Date: 12 September 2022

Members of the public can write messages of condolence in the book between 9am and 5pm Monday to Friday until Tuesday 20 September, the day after The Queen's State Funeral. Alternatively, there is an online Book of Condolence that can be found at https://www.royal.uk/ Chairman of Wealden District Council Councillor Ron Reed (pictured) was the first...

National Moment of Reflection

Publish Date: 12 September 2022

The monarch passed away on Thursday September 8 at the age of 96 after reigning for 70 years on the throne. The minute's silence will take place at 8pm, the day before The Queen's State Funeral. Members of the public have been invited to observe the one-minute silence at this time to reflect on and...

Proclamation of King Charles III

Publish Date: 11 September 2022

Chairman of Wealden District Council Councillor Ron Reed read the proclamation at the War Memorial in Hailsham High Street at 4pm on Sunday (11 September). The event was attended by civic dignitaries including the deputy lord-lieutenant Amanda Hamblin and council leader Councillor Ann Newton. The district proclamation followed the proclamation at St James' Palace on...

Death of Her Majesty, Queen Elizabeth II

Publish Date: 8 September 2022

The councillors and officers of Wealden District Council are deeply saddened and our thoughts are with the Royal Family at this time. Flowers: Members of the public may lay flowers at the dedicated locations around the district. In Hailsham this is at the Hailsham War Memorial on Hailsham High Street. For details of where to...