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STRONGER POLICING

Sussex Police and Crime Commissioner, Katy Bourne, has welcomed the unanimous support from the Sussex Police & Crime Panel members who have today (Friday 1 February) backed her decision to increase the police precept by an extra £2 per month (for an average band D property) to further strengt

MEP ON IRISH BACKSTOP

The Irish backstop, far from preventing a hard border post-Brexit, will create one if not amended, Conservative MEPs' leader Ashley Fox warned the European Parliament this afternoon.

TAKE ACTION TO PREVENT FLOODING

Lakeside Flood Solutions will be hosting a Community Flooding Information event on Tuesday 5 February, 3pm – 7pm at the Civic Community Hall in Hailsham.

The event is open to anyone who has concerns about the effect flooding could have on their property.

POLICE ASSURANCE ON WEALDEN CRIME

Wealden MP Nus Ghani met with residents who were the victims of crime about their concerns around response rates to crimes in the most rural areas of Wealden and the efficient gathering of information.

SIXTH FORMERS QUIZ WEALDEN'S MP

A group of sixth form students from Bede’s School near Hailsham visited Westminster, for a tour of the Houses of Parliament followed by a Questions and Answer session with Wealden MP Nus Ghani.

QUESTION TIME PACKED

A keen audience enjoyed a Question Time Evening as they packed into the Danehill venue to hear from a distinguished panel comprising the Work and Pensions Secretary, Rt Hon, Amber Rudd MP, Crawley MP Henry Smith, MEP Syed Kamall, and the Sussex Police and Crime Commissioner, Katy Bourne.

HAILSHAM REVAMP ON THE CARDS

Wealden District Council has unveiled ambitious plans to revitalise Hailsham town centre with a fresh mix of retail, leisure and nightlife opportunities and provide new homes for younger people in what's being termed a 'once in a lifetime opportunity' for the town.

LOCAL PLAN PROGRESSES

Wealden District Council has completed the next phase of its Local Plan process. This is the submission of the Wealden Local Plan to the Planning Inspectorate.

WEALDEN'S ENERGY DESK LAUNCHED

Here to help you save money & energy - that's the aim behind the Wealden Energy Desk which opens at the end of January and will be available at set dates during February.