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Exciting step for Wealden District Council

Media Release date: 14 December 2017

The Vicarage Fields Shopping Centre in Hailsham has a new owner – Wealden District Council....

Top tips for a low-waste festive season

Media Release date: 13 December 2017

Christmas is great fun…but we don’t half produce a lot of rubbish at the end of it. That is why recycling at this time of year is so important....

Get home safe this Christmas

Media Release date: 12 December 2017

When out and about enjoying the festivities this Christmas, don’t forget who’s going to be driving you home....

Disruption to waste collections Monday 11 December

News date: 11 December 2017

Poor road conditions caused by the snow in some parts of the District has meant that some refuse and recycling collections could not be completed today,11 December....

Vote on the most wonderful window of the year

News date: 07 December 2017

The entries are in, so you decide who should be the winner of the 2017 Wealden District Council’s Best Dressed Christmas Shop Window Competition....

Taking care in cold weather

News date: 07 December 2017

It’s important to look after yourself during cold weather. And look after others – please check on frail or older neighbours or relatives, especially those living alone or who have serious illnesses to make sure they are safe, warm and well....

Platinum celebrations in Wealden

Media Release date: 06 December 2017

Wealden District Council joined with Buckingham Palace last month in celebrating Platinum wedding anniversaries....

Become a Red Cross Community Reserve Volunteer

News date: 04 December 2017

The Red Cross is looking for Community Reserve Volunteers to support its trained volunteers in emergencies....

Wealden response to new constituency proposals

Media Release date: 30 November 2017

Wealden District Council has responded to the Boundary Commission for England’s consultation which sees the creation of two new Parliamentary constituencies within the District....

Disruption to Garden Waste Collections on Monday 27 November 2017

News date: 29 November 2017

Wealden District Council and its collection contractor Kier are very sorry to advise that some collections of garden waste may not be completed due to staff shortages....

Changes in Wealden garden waste collections in 2019

Media Release date: 28 November 2017

Wealden District Council will be looking to introduce customer charges for garden waste collections when the new Joint Waste Contract for refuse and recycling comes into effect. The new contract doesn’t begin for another 18 months until June 2019....

Wealden launches local festive events listing

Media Release date: 22 November 2017

Christmas is a busy time. To make sure you don’t miss out on local festivities we have produced a Christmas events and market flyer highlighting the merry goings-on taking place across the District on the run up to Christmas....

Dementia Action Alliance providing innovative community involvement

Media Release date: 21 November 2017

The Wealden Dementia Action Alliance has been shortlisted in the Community Involvement category of this year’s Local Government Chronicle awards....

Licensing expert wins prestigious award

Media Release date: 20 November 2017

Andy Eaton, a lawyer with Rother and Wealden’s Shared Legal Service, has been honoured with a Fellowship of the Institute of Licensing for the contribution he has made to licensing....

Have your say on the new Parliamentary constituency proposals

Media Release date: 17 November 2017

Residents in Crowborough, Uckfield, Hailsham, Horam, Heathfield and the rest of Wealden have until 11 December to comment on the new Parliamentary boundary proposals which will see the existing Wealden constituency divided into two new constituencies...

Districts and Borough Leaders support the East Sussex fairer funding campaign

News date: 09 November 2017

Leaders of all district and borough councils in East Sussex, including Wealden, have thrown their weight behind a campaign calling for fairer funding for the county....

Published evidence next step towards Wealden Local Plan

Media Release date: 06 November 2017

Wealden District Council has published comprehensive reports regarding current and future air quality for Ashdown Forest, Pevensey Levels and Lewes Downs....

Wealden Remembers

News date: 06 November 2017

Over the weekend of November 11 and 12, Members of Wealden District Council will be honouring those who gave their lives in the service of their country at Remembrance Day services across the District....

Con men claiming overweight bin payments

News date: 06 November 2017

We have had reports of con men operating in neighbouring local authorities of con men claiming to be employees of Kier, our waste and recycling contractor, and requesting Christmas tips and payments to empty overweight brown bins....

Disruption to Waste Collections on Wednesday 1 November 2017

News date: 02 November 2017

Wealden District Council and its collection contractor Kier are very sorry to advise that some garden waste collections could not be completed on Wednesday 1 November due to operational issues.  The areas affected include:...

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