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INCREASING COUNCIL HOUSE STOCK

Conservative-controlled Wealden District Council is calling on the Government to increase the amount of money it can borrow so it can build an additional 214 council houses.

PURGE ON WEALDEN FLY-TIPPING

Spot checks on Wealden’s roads this summer have resulted in one waste carrier left with no vehicle to drive home.

Last month’s combined operation by Sussex Police and Wealden District Council’s Street Scene Team found the driver had no insurance or Waste Carrier’s Licence.

BE STREETWISE - GET LEARNING!

How useful are your English and Maths skills? Do you need more confidence to achieve your personal goals? Or perhaps you fancy exploring your creative side?

SCHOOL MUSIC SAVED

Much-valued music lessons for young people across East Sussex will continue after alternative savings were identified.

ARLINGTON G&Ts

Wealden MP Nus Ghani joined the Friends of St Pancras Arlington last week to raise money for St Pancras Church in Arlington.

EXTRA BOOST FOR NHS FUNDING

We have announced £2.4 billion of taxpayers’ money will be saved and reinvested into NHS frontline services over the next five years, as we replace a costly and outdated model for purchasing goods and services for the NHS.

MP CELEBRATES WOMEN'S SUFFERAGE

Nus Ghani, the MP for Wealden, joined Hartfield and Wealden locals at the Hartfield Village Fete to celebrate a centenary of women's sufferage.

FEWEST CHILDREN IN WORKLESS HOMES

An East Sussex MP is among those to welcome new figures showing that there are 47,330 fewer children in workless households in the South East since 2010.

NOMINATION FOR HAILSHAM HIGH STREET

Hailsham High Street has been nominated for the Great British High Street Awards by Hailsham Town Council, entering into the “Rising Star” category.

Wealden MP Nus Ghani has welcomed the nomination, as part of her campaign to support Wealden’s high streets.