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THIS WEEK Plans begin to see Pevensey Bay and locality become ‘homegrown festival showcase'

COMMUNITY Life of local campaigner, Jan Barron, to be celebrated in the community with a new award



The Wealden website, which gets more than a million visitors every year, has had a facelift. The changes will make the website more accessible to all residents whatever their needs. “The Wealden website, www.wealden.gov.uk, is our busiest office,” said Councillor Philip Lunn, Cabinet member with responsibility for customer services. “People use our website to find […]


A Wealden man has been caught for a second time providing ‘taxi’ services without a valid private hire driver’s licence. Keith Martin Leigh (67), of The Penthouse, Belmont House, Durgates, Station Road, Wadhurst, was fined £1,650 in November 2018 after pleading guilty to operating an unlicensed ‘taxi’ service. He was caught this time providing fee-paying […]


A number of priority areas are highlighted in an extensive Climate Emergency Action Plan approved by Wealden District Council’s Cabinet this week These include reducing energy in buildings, moving away from the use of fossil fuels to low or zero emission technologies. Also included is a transformation in the way we travel. It will mean […]