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Clean up and share with care

Media Release date: 13 September 2019

Students from Bader International Study Centre (BISC), based at Herstmonceux Castle, took to the Cuckoo Trail for a litter pick on Saturday 7 September....

A new country park for Wealden

Media Release date: 11 September 2019

Horsted Green Park, Wealden’s latest open access countryside area, will be officially opened on Wednesday 18 September by the District Council vice chairman Ron Reed....

Celebrating older people

News date: 11 September 2019

A talk by Lady Crabtree on Growing Old Disgracefully, three Dementia-Friendly film screenings and a live show by the stars of London’s Brick Lane Music Hall are among the highlights of this year’s Older People’s Day celebrations....

Wealden Community Grants open until 30 November

Media Release date: 04 September 2019

Grants are available from Wealden District Council to help local groups and organisations continue the valuable work they do for the community....

Remembering the Holocaust in 2020

Media Release date: 29 August 2019

Wealden District Council is inviting local craft groups and societies to enter the Holocaust Memorial Trust’s 75 Memorial Flames competition....

Fined for using unlicensed vehicle to carry school children

Media Release date: 28 August 2019

A Private Hire Operator who used an unlicensed vehicle, which failed to meet safety standards, to carry school children has been fined £2,000 by Hastings Magistrates....

It's never too late to learn

Media Release date: 23 August 2019

The holidays are nearly over, and with the kids due back at school, you might be reminiscing about your own school days....

Coming together to fight fraud

Media Release date: 23 August 2019

A Hailsham man was fined £500 and ordered to pay Council costs of nearly £1,500 for fraudulently claiming carers respite allowance....

The 2019 Wealden Residents Survey

News date: 22 August 2019

Wealden District Council, like many other local authorities, organises a survey of its residents every two years to find out what they think of the area and how they think the Council is performing....

Make sure you are registered to vote

Media Release date: 15 August 2019

We have begun our annual electoral canvass to ensure that everyone who is entitled to vote in Wealden is registered and able to vote in any forthcoming elections....

Getting customer service right

Media Release date: 14 August 2019

In a recent survey of Wealden’s Housing Options service, 94% of customers reported receiving “excellent” or “good” service from Council staff....

Cracking down on fraud

Media Release date: 14 August 2019

Over £412,000 worth of fraud was detected by Wealden’s investigations team last year....

Hailsham Aspires launches public consultation

Media Release date: 13 August 2019

On Monday 12 August, Wealden District Council launched 'Hailsham Aspires'....

Saving £250 a year on energy bills

Media Release date: 08 August 2019

Wealden residents have saved a total of £138,024 on their energy bills by taking part in this year’s Big Wealden Switch....

Helping ensure the safety of rural employees

Media Release date: 07 August 2019

Wealden’s Environmental Health officers made 22 visits to care homes last year as well as seven visits to betting shops and ten inspections of petrol station forecourts....

Wealden declares a climate emergency

Media Release date: 29 July 2019

Wealden District Council has declared a climate emergency and is embarking on a series of actions where it can make a difference....

Heritage of council housing in Wealden

Media Release date: 24 July 2019

Wealden District Council and its predecessors have been providing good quality subsidised housing for local people for nearly 100 years....

Independence and a high quality of life

Media Release date: 24 July 2019

Grants Hill Court, Wealden District Council’s flagship retirement development, has been officially opened by the Chairman of Wealden District Council....

Stay cool in hot weather

News date: 23 July 2019

With very hot weather expected to continue over the next few days, here’s some helpful tips to keep cool...

Enjoy stunning coastal views safely visitors warned

Media Release date: 17 July 2019

Visitors to East Sussex’s spectacular white cliffs are being urged to stay safe this summer....

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