Local News

RIP RAY PARSONS

It is with great sadness that we have learnt of the death of former Wealden Council Chairman and Cabinet member, Ray Parsons.

WEALDEN'S NEIGHBOURHOOD PREVENTION

What keeps you awake at night? Do you have concerns about anti-social behaviour in your neighbourhood, or is burglary and car crime a particular issue where you live? 

REGION'S JOB FIGURES WELCOMED

Nusrat Ghani MP welcomed figures released recently demonstrating the strength of Wealden’s economy and job market.

The latest figures show that in the South East there are 4,605,371 people in work – meaning that, under the Conservatives, 413,032 more people have a job than in 2010.

WEALDEN IS LOVING ITS LOCAL MARKETS

Between 20 April and 31 May, Wealden District Council joins the Love Your Local Market campaign, which takes place in May to raise the profile of local markets and encourage people to enjoy locally produced goods.

£1m FUNDING FOR LAW ENFORCEMENT SURGE

Sussex Police and Crime Commissioner, Katy Bourne, reports: "This week I secured a £1m funding commitment from the Home Office to support a law enforcement surge in Sussex to tackle serious violence.

FOREST PATH REOPENS

A FOOTPATH which straddles the border between East and West Sussex has reopened after a bridge was rebuilt.

The path near Ashurst Wood, north of Forest Row, has been closed to walkers since January as a bridge along its route was out of action.

SUPPORT FOR WEALDEN FAMILIES

Working families across Wealden can look forward to having more money in their pockets – thanks to a range of new Government measures coming into effect this week.

CROWBOROUGH - IMPROVED DISABLED ACCESS

Nusrat Ghani, Member of Parliament for Wealden, was pleased to learn, as part of the Conservative Government’s funding to improve accessibility across the rail network for disabled people, that Crowborough train station will be upgraded to have step-free access.

CROWBOROUGH SCOUTS WELCOMED BY MP

Nus Ghani, Member of Parliament for Wealden, welcomed Crowborough Scouts to Parliament on the 8th of April. The Member of Parliament met with the Scouts and took questions from them regarding her role as their local MP, her work as a Government Minister, as well on Brexit, and other key local iss