Local News

MP WELCOMES BOUNCE BACK LOANS

Nusrat Ghani, MP for Wealden, has welcomed the 100% Government guaranteed Bounce Back loan which offers another crucial lifeline to local businesses who may have found other government support, including the CBIL scheme, difficult to access.

MP BACKS SUSSEX POLICE'S DOMESTIC ABUSE CAMPAIGN

Nusrat Ghani, MP for Wealden, has welcomed the next steps in Sussex Police’s initiative to raise awareness of domestic abuse during the current lockdown.  Working with supermarkets across Sussex to encourage reporting and enable the identification and safeguarding of victims, Sussex Police will b

KEEPING IN TOUCH WITH LOCAL COMMUNITIES

An update from the Sussex Police and Crime Commissioner, Katy Bourne OBE ..

As part of my ongoing engagement programme, this week, my office has held online consultations with members of the National Farmers' Union to discuss issues relating to rural crime.

WEALDEN PLANNING GOES ONLINE

Wealden District Council has successfully held its first online meeting of Planning Committee South, allowing the business of the Council to continue in spite of the extended Covid-19 social distancing restrictions.

SUPPORTING SMALL BUSINESSES

2,149 Small Businesses in Wealden receive Government Coronavirus Support

•             The Government has distributed more than £12 billion to local authorities for the small business grants scheme.