Local News

COLLABORATION SAVES WEALDEN £1.1 MILLION

Wealden District Council saved £1.1 million of public money by working with a range of different organisations to procure services and assets for the authority.

SUMMER ACTIVITY DAYS

Get active this August is the message in Wealden as a summer of fun begins again this year when the first of five of a series of free Wealden Activity Days gets under way in Polegate on Friday 2 August.

MP ATTENDS CROWBOROUGH ARMED FORCES DAY CELEBRATIONS

Nus Ghani, MP for Wealden, attended the Armed Forces Day celebrations at Crowborough for a parade down the High Street. 

The event was organised by the Crowborough Branch of the Royal British Legion, with cooperation from the town council.

MP MEETS WITH FLETCHING SCHOOL COMMUNITY

Nus Ghani, MP for Wealden, met with Jenny Barnard-Langston, chair of the Governors of Fletching Church of England Primary School, as well as the wider school community, to discuss the consultation into the potential closure of the School.

HEALTH COACHES COME TO HAILSHAM

An innovative health coaching scheme, which started in 2017 at the Herstmonceux Integrative Health Centre, has been expanded to Hailsham.

WANTED - BROWN BINS

If you are not joining Wealden's new garden waste service, it is time to say goodbye to the brown garden waste bin.  If you want to change your mind, you can still sign up at www.wealden.gov.uk

ADDING GLASS TO WEALDEN'S RECYCLING

Changes to recycling services for three East Sussex councils – Hastings, Rother and Wealden – have been confirmed under a new contract with Biffa which will see glass added to commingled collections from later this month.

POLICE COMMISSIONER HONOURED

Sussex PCC Katy Bourne has been awarded an Officer of the British Empire (OBE) for public and political services.

Since being elected in 2012, Katy Bourne has used her role to bring police and communities together to better understand and address local policing issues.