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WEALDEN BACKS APPRENTICES

It’s National Apprenticeship Week (4 - 8 March) and Wealden District Council are pleased to announce their new cohort of apprentices for 2019 - the fourth annual scheme to take place in partnership with the East Sussex College Group (formerly Sussex Downs College) since 2014. 

WEALDEN STUDENTS TAKING OVER PARLIAMENT

Nus Ghani, MP for Wealden, hosted Year 6 students from Blackboys CofE Primary School and Framfield CofE Primary School in Parliament this week.

WEALDEN COUNCIL CHEQUES OUT

After 31 March 2019 Wealden District Council will no longer accept cheques at the Council Offices for the payment of any bills or services. 

WEALDEN KEEP COUNCIL TAX RISE LOW

As it continues to move towards self-sufficiency, Wealden District Council has approved a 2.7% increase in its share of the council tax. This will help it meet the challenges of the future.

EAST SUSSEX YOUTH 'BLAZE A TRAIL'

THE benefits of apprenticeships in helping young people launch a successful career are being highlighted in East Sussex as part of a national initiative. To mark National Apprenticeship Week, which runs from March 4 to 8 under the theme ‘Blaze A Trail’, East Sussex County Council is working with

MP BACKS ACTION ON UNAUTHORISED ENCAMPMENTS

Wealden MP Nus Ghani is backing action by the Government to tackle unauthorised encampments. Action is needed to address the sense of unease and intimidation residents feel when an unauthorised encampment occurs; the frustration at not being able to access amenities, public land and business prem

MP CALLS FOR MORE SOCIAL CARE WORKERS

Wealden MP Nus Ghani has joined MPs across the UK in supporting a national recruitment campaign by the Department of Health and Social Care (DHSC) to address the 110,000 vacancies in adult social care across England. 

MP'S PRAISE FOR HAILSHAM ACADAMIES

Wealden MP Nus Ghani visited Phoenix Academy and White House Academy in Hailsham to meet the staff and students, following their impressive results last year.

MP VISITS CROWBOROUGH PRIMARY

Wealden MP Nus Ghani visited Ashdown Primary School in Crowborough with Wealden District Council Leader Cllr Bob Standley.