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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.

MP WELCOMES ONGOING SUPPORT FOR THE VULNERABLE

Nus Ghani, MP for Wealden, has welcomed the news that over 1.5 million food parcels have been delivered to those who are clinically extremely vulnerable, with hundreds of thousands more parcels expected to be delivered across the country in the coming weeks.

MP CONTINUES VIRTUAL ADVICE SURGERIES 

Nus Ghani, MP for Wealden, continues to host virtual advice surgeries for constituents, in place of her regular face-to-face surgeries during the Coronavirus pandemic.