Local News

BEWARE COVID CONS AND SCAMS

RESIDENTS are being warned about scammers using the Covid-19 crisis to con them out of their hard-earned cash.

East Sussex Trading Standards team is using Scams Awareness Fortnight, which runs from June 15 to June 28, to remind the public to be on their guard.

MP SADDENED BY SCHOOL CLOSURE

Nus Ghani, MP for Wealden, was saddened to hear that Ashdown House Preparatory School has announced its closure at the end of this academic year. 

OUR MP SUPPORTS AVIATION EMPLOYMENT DEBATE

Nus Ghani, MP for Wealden, has supported the application for a debate in the Commons regarding redundancies in the aviation sector. In response to the large number of Wealden residents employed by British Airways who have contacted her, Nus Ghani has publicly thrown her weight behind Transport Se

CALL FOR DEVELOPMENT SITES IN WEALDEN PLAN PROCESS

An assessment of available land throughout the District, which can be used to support future development, is getting under way as a statutory part of Wealden District Council’s new Local Plan Process.

UCKFIELD - LEWES RAIL LINE RE-OPENING GATHERS PACE

Dramatic news came from the Department of Transport this week when they requested a meeting with Lewes MP Maria Caulfield (pictured)  and the leaders of plans to restore the Lewes to Uckfield Railway Line following a submission to the Restore Your Railway Fund earlier this year.

COMMUNITY RADIO SUPPORTED BY WEALDEN'S M.P.

Nus Ghani, MP for Wealden, has made representations to the Government in support of local community radio stations.  Community radio is invaluable to community life and has played an important role during the Coronavirus pandemic by sharing information and offers of help and support to local resi

WEALDEN'S ARTYTIME SECURES LOTTERY GRANT

Nus Ghani, MP for Wealden, was delighted to hear that Artytime, a Crowborough based Community Company run mainly by volunteers, was awarded a grant from the National Lottery Fund.  Artytime has many projects running in the Wealden area, fulfilling their mission of bringing arts and crafts to all

MP CONGRATULATES GROOMBRIDGE HALL ON ITS GRANT

Nus Ghani, MP for Wealden, was delighted to hear that the King Edward VII Institute, which runs Groombridge Village Hall, has received a grant of £10,000 from the Lottery Community Fund. 

HELP FOR GROUPS ACROSS WEALDEN

Wealden District Council has launched a Covid-19 Crisis fund to provide grants of up to £500 to the volunteer groups which have been helping residents during the current crisis.