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HAILSHAM CENTRE CONSULTATION

Wealden District Council has launched ‘Hailsham Aspires’. This is the name given to the Hailsham Town Centre Regeneration Project following feedback from Hailsham Community College sixth-formers and other partners.

POTHOLE-PROOFING OUR ROADS

ROADS across East Sussex will receive a summer makeover to extend their life and help stop potholes forming. Over two weeks, surface dressing will be carried out on 29 miles of county roads – the equivalent of the distance from Lewes to Hastings.

'DON'T MISS OUT ON LOTTERY FUNDS', URGES MP

Nus Ghani, MP for Wealden, is encouraging local charities and community groups to apply for funding from a pot of over £3 million that has been raised by players of People’s Postcode Lottery.

KEEPING RURAL EMPLOYEES SAFE

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, as part of a wide range of duties which include protecting employees at their place of work.

COUNTY HIGHWAY INVESTMENT HOPES

MAJOR road improvements could be on the way to two primary routes through East Sussex after they were identified as priorities by a regional transport body.

HAILSHAM AIR QUALITY

Additional air quality monitoring could take place in Hailsham after the town council backed a proposal from the former Mayor.

WEALDEN'S CLIMATE EMERGENCY

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

It is aiming to achieve net-zero carbon dioxide emissions by the Council and across the District by 2050 – and pursue efforts for an earlier date.

CAREERS HUB EXTENSION TO PRIMARY SCHOOL

The successful Careers Hub to be extended to East Sussex primary schools. 

Junior school pupils will soon be inspired by the world of work as the county council is named the only local authority to lead on a Government pilot.

FINED FOR FOREST DUMPING

A Turners Hill man has been fined £1,150 and ordered to pay Wealden District Council £878.55 costs for failing to dispose of his business waste correctly.