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WANTED - BROWN BINS

If you are not joining Wealden's new garden waste service, it is time to say goodbye to the brown garden waste bin.  If you want to change your mind, you can still sign up at www.wealden.gov.uk

POLICING UPDATE

An update from our Police and Crime Commissioner ...

ADDING GLASS TO WEALDEN'S RECYCLING

Changes to recycling services for three East Sussex councils – Hastings, Rother and Wealden – have been confirmed under a new contract with Biffa which will see glass added to commingled collections from later this month.

POLICE COMMISSIONER HONOURED

Sussex PCC Katy Bourne has been awarded an Officer of the British Empire (OBE) for public and political services.

Since being elected in 2012, Katy Bourne has used her role to bring police and communities together to better understand and address local policing issues.

THE BLIGHT OF FLY-TIPPING

Are you doing the right thing with your rubbish? Can you guarantee that the old mattress you paid someone to take away isn’t now embedded in the undergrowth of a local country lane? Or that the defunct washing machine you left outside isn’t causing a spin on someone else’s farmland?

SCAM AWARENESS

THE case of a 95-year-old East Sussex woman conned out of hundreds of pounds is being used to highlight the dangers of scams for a national awareness-raising campaign.

PEDAL POWER IN EAST SUSSEX

PEOPLE across East Sussex are being urged to employ pedal power for their daily journeys as part of a national celebration of cycling.

MP CELEBRATES SUCCESS OF YEAR OF ENGINEERING

Speaking to an audience of Ministers, MPs, engineering professionals, and school children, at a reception in Parliament, Nusrat Ghani, MP for Wealden, reflected on the success of the Year of Engineering.

UNLICENSED WASTE CARRIER CONVICTED

Wealden District Council is reminding all carriers of waste, including scrap metal, to ensure they are registered following the successful prosecution of an unlicensed waste carrier.

MP SUPPORTS WEALDEN BUSINESS AT GEOSCIENCE FORUM 

Nusrat Ghani, MP for Wealden, spoke at a City of London Geoscience Forum event recently, discussing the importance of diversity across the extractive industries sector.

The panel, chaired by Sir Geoffrey Palmer, consisted of Nus and experts from mining, geology and venture capital.