Local News

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.

RECORD EMPLOYMENT

Wealden MP Nus Ghani has welcomed news that employment is at a record high and that wages are rising at their fastest pace for ten years.

'BREW MONDAY' BACKING

Wealden MP Nus Ghani is supporting the Samaritans’ “Brew Monday” campaign to encourage people across East Sussex and the UK to sit down with their neighbours and friends for a cup of tea this January.

SUPPORT FOR WEALDEN'S REFILL CAMPAIGN

Wealden District Council’s recent announcement of a three-part action plan to tackle the use of single-use plastics has been welcomed by Wealden MP Nus Ghani.

WEALDEN CREMATORIUM'S COMPLETION

Wealden’s Chairman Councillor Chris Hardy laid the final stone in Wealden’s new Crematorium at a ceremony to mark the completion of the building’s structure.

COUNTY'S FUNDING CRUX

COUNCIL leaders in the county will meet next week to discuss proposals for service changes and funding across East Sussex next year, in the context of uncertainty and a difficult financial outlook over the next three years.

"WELL DONE", WEALDEN PRIMARY SCHOOLS

Wealden MP Nus Ghani has written to primary schools across Wealden to congratulate them for achieving increases from last year in the proportion of pupils achieving the expected standard in reading, writing and maths at Key Stage Two.

COLD-CALLING BAN WELCOMED

Wealden MP Nus Ghani has welcomed the news that the Government have banned cold-calling in relation to pensions. Pensions are most people’s largest financial asset, making them an attractive target for fraudsters. The majority of pensions’ fraud has a single source: cold-calling.