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WEALDEN'S ANNUAL REVIEW

"Whatever uncertainties await us all in the year ahead, I am pleased to report the close of 2018 sees Wealden in a good position to meet the future.” Councillor Chris Hardy, the Chairman of Wealden District Council, looks at the past year and to what lies ahead next year in Wealden.

ADDITIONAL SUSSEX POLICE FUNDING

Sussex MP have been quick to welcome further funding for Sussex Police next year. Wealden MP Nus Ghani has welcomed news that Sussex Police could receive additional funding of over £22 million in the latest funding deal for 2018/19.

WEALDEN'S STEM AMBASSADOR

Wealden MP Nus Ghani has been presented with a STEM Ambassador Gold Award for leading the campaign to get more youngsters into engineering, especially focused on girls.    

NOMINATE COMMUNITY VOLUNTEERS

The deadline for nominations for the Chairman’s Community Volunteer Awards has now been extended to Friday 11 January 2019.

FOREST ROW ENERGY MEET MINISTER

Forest Row Energy, a community energy co-operative in Forest Row, joined Wealden MP Nus Ghani to meet with the Energy Minister, Claire Perry MP.

FAIR FUNDING REQUEST FOR EAST SUSSEX

Leaders from East Sussex have taken the case for fair funding right to the heart of Government. Cllr Keith Glazier and Cllr David Elkin, leader and deputy leader of East Sussex County Council, met Liz Truss MP, Chief Secretary to the Treasury on Thursday (December 6), to explain the pressures the

CELEBRATING WEALDEN'S SMALL BUSINESSES

Wealden's MP Nus Ghani joined small businesses in Mayfield to celebrate Small Business Saturday. December 1st was Small Business Saturday 2018, which highlights small business success and encourages consumers to 'shop local' and support small businesses in their communities.

MAJOR AMBULANCE BOOST WELCOMED

East Sussex MPs have welcomed £12.28 million in new funding to support paramedics to get on the road faster.

ASK HER TO STAND DAY

Wealden MP Nus Ghani took part in a celebration of the centenary of women getting the vote for the first time in Westminster, by inviting a hard-working Wealden councillor up to Parliament for #AskHerToStand day.