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AWARD FOR NEW HAILSHAM SCHOOL

THE CONSTRUCTION of a new 420-place school in Hailsham has been named ‘project of the year’ at a national awards ceremony.

MP WELCOMES EXTRA FUNDING FOR WEALDEN TO SUPPORT LOCAL SERVICES

Nus Ghani, MP for Wealden, has welcomed the announcement that Wealden Council will receive a further £213,752 from the Government to help pay for its response to coronavirus, as part of a £500 million package of additional support.
 

MP LAUNCHES WEALDEN HERO AWARD

Nus Ghani, MP for Wealden, is launching the ‘Wealden Hero Award’ to celebrate the heroic efforts of Wealden residents throughout the coronavirus crisis.

SIZE MATTERS IN WEALDEN'S NEW HOUSING STRATEGY

Wealden’s new housing strategy identifies the need to boost the supply of housing including affordable and private rented housing.

It highlights the importance for smaller properties, shared ownership, shared accommodation options and specialist housing to meet local needs.

COUNTY'S SCHOOL COMMUNITIES PRAISED

STAFF at schools across East Sussex have been praised for their efforts which have enabled more than 11,000 additional pupils to return to the classroom.

PETER HOLLOWAY - RIP

Last weekend we heard the sad news that our former district councillor, and stalwart Forest Row Conservative, Peter Holloway, passed away last Friday after a long battle with cancer.  His friends at Forest Row Branch and the wider Wealden Conservative Association have compiled this tribute.