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WEALDEN RETIREMENT LIVING LETTINGS RE-OPEN

Wealden District Council are pleased to once again accept applications for letting to their retirement living courts. The Council had to cease lettings on 23 March due to the Covid-19 pandemic.

MP WELCOMES GRANTS FOR WEALDEN SPORT

Nus Ghani, MP for Wealden, is delighted that after raising the issue of lack of investment in local football clubs with the Premier League, seven grants worth £14,500 in total have been awarded to clubs in Wealden through the Pitch Preparation Club.

MP COMMENTS ON CHANGES TO LOCAL POST OFFICE SERVICES

Nus Ghani, MP for Wealden, has been updated on changes to local Post Office services and learnt that the Post Office services provided by Ridgewood have temporarily closed at all of its Outreach locations due to the impact of Covid-19.

WEALDEN BENEFITS FROM UNPRECEDENTED MEASURES

Wealden has received unprecedented economic support to protect jobs and businesses during the Coronavirus outbreak. 12,100 jobs have been protected through the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme, with Government grants covering 80 per cent of people’s wages, up to £2,500 a month. 

BEWARE COVID CONS AND SCAMS

RESIDENTS are being warned about scammers using the Covid-19 crisis to con them out of their hard-earned cash.

East Sussex Trading Standards team is using Scams Awareness Fortnight, which runs from June 15 to June 28, to remind the public to be on their guard.

EASING THE LOCKDOWN FURTHER

The Prime Minister has announced that from this weekend, single adult households will be able to mix with one other household in ‘support bubbles’, helping those who are suffering from loneliness during this difficult time.

MP SADDENED BY SCHOOL CLOSURE

Nus Ghani, MP for Wealden, was saddened to hear that Ashdown House Preparatory School has announced its closure at the end of this academic year. 

OUR MP SUPPORTS AVIATION EMPLOYMENT DEBATE

Nus Ghani, MP for Wealden, has supported the application for a debate in the Commons regarding redundancies in the aviation sector. In response to the large number of Wealden residents employed by British Airways who have contacted her, Nus Ghani has publicly thrown her weight behind Transport Se

CALL FOR DEVELOPMENT SITES IN WEALDEN PLAN PROCESS

An assessment of available land throughout the District, which can be used to support future development, is getting under way as a statutory part of Wealden District Council’s new Local Plan Process.

COVID-19 HEALTH MEASURES

Today we will lay before Parliament the public health measures to be imposed at the UK border from next week – preventing the import of new coronavirus cases from abroad, reducing the risk of a second wave of the virus and keeping people safe.