Local News

WEALDEN'S NEW GARDEN WASTE SCHEME

Wealden Residents can now sign up for the Council’s new chargeable garden waste collection service. The new service will start from 1 July.  Joining this new service is optional and the annual subscription is £50 for each bin.  

EAST SUSSEX MPs ON NEW AUTISM STRATEGY

GOVERNMENT TURNS TO THE PUBLIC TO BUILD NEW STRATEGY FOR AUTISM - as East Sussex MPs call for the public to get involved with new government strategy to support children with autism.

HIGH STREET PARKING ASSESSMENT

High street parking arrangements will be formally monitored when an experimental traffic order comes into force next week.

COMPOSTING WEEK

Help cool the climate – Compost! That's the message in Wealden which has an excellent record on re-cycling. 

Wealden District Council is encouraging more residents to get composting as part of International Compost Awareness week (5 - 11 May). 

MP AND FARMERS MEET MINISTER

Nusrat Ghani MP secured a meeting for Stephen and Phil Hook of Hook Farm, with Robert Goodwill MP, Minister for Farming at DEFRA. Hook Farm, based in West Hoathly, is the country’s leading provider of raw organic milk, and a significant employer in Wealden.

PINE GROVE - OFFICIAL OPENING

Her Majesty’s Lord-Lieutenant for East Sussex has officially opened the new Crowborough Town Council offices and Enterprise Centre at Pine Grove.

MP PUSHES FOR BETTER BROADBAND

Responding to the requests of a large number of constituents, Nusrat Ghani MP met with BT Openreach to discuss the woeful internet provision in rural villages across Wealden.