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THIS WEEK REVIEW: ITV Drama Flesh and Blood, filmed on location in Normans Bay

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

LATEST ON JOBSBOARD Bay Hotel and Bar, waiter / waitress to join our growing team


Four new apprentices have just started their working life at Wealden District Council “As one of the largest local employers in the District, it is important we play our part in offering career opportunities to young people,” said Councillor Roy Galley, Cabinet member with responsibility for workforce development. “This is the fifth apprenticeship scheme we […]


WEALDEN COUNCIL: From Saturday 7 March to the end of April, we’re encouraging residents and visitors to the district to support Wealden businesses and buy local. With a number of regular farmers’ markets to choose from, there is plenty of fresh, seasonal and locally sourced produce to enjoy. “We’re delighted to be working together with […]


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 […]