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People working together for the common good includes charities, fundraising & volunteering. Playing a full part in society as active and responsible person. Speific examples: Jarvis Brook & Alderbook Community Associations, Friends of Crowborough Hospital, Lions and Crowborough Foodbank. Council and government elections (not PCC in “Crime”). (Most Groups & Societies might be better categorised as “Lifestyle” or “Arts & Entertainment”).

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What do you think should be Wealden District Council’s priorities?

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Wealden District Council want to know what do you think their priorities should be?
toilet block & kiosk adjacent to the play park at Goldsmith Recreation Ground in Crowborough viewed from the sandpit

Two local business compete to run park café

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Next week Town Councillors will consider two application to operate the kiosk at Goldsmith Recreation Ground in Crowborough.
Banner for Crowborough's Repair Cafe outside Ashdown School on Herne Road

Crowborough’s Repair Café

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Crowborough's new Repair Café takes place on Saturday 6th August, and then on the first Saturday in the month.

Wealden welcomes nearly 500 Ukrainian refugees

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The MP for Wealden has said she is "incredibly proud" host families in the district are leading the way in supporting Ukrainians fleeing the war.

Consultation on planning blueprint delayed

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Wealden District Council have said because there is too much uncertainty they have decided to amend their timetable for the Local Plan.
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Criticism over waste collection refund

Wealden Council Leaders have come in for criticism for not refunding garden waste collection payments following strike action.

Wealden bin strike ends with “massive pay deal” for workers

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Members of the GMB Union in Wealden have accepted an improved pay offer from Biffa to end industrial action dispute and return to kerbside collections.
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Crowborough nurse on “Britain’s Got Talent”

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A nurse from Crowborough was one of the members of the "The Frontline Singers" - a choir of key workers that won a standing ovation on "Britain’s Got Talent" on Saturday evening.
GMB placard "We do a Fair Day's Work - How about a Fair Day's Pay!"

Bin strike continues after union reject latest pay offer

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The bin strike in Wealden is set to continue until at least 11th June after the latest pay offer was rejected by the GMB Union yesterday.

Funding to support Ukrainian refugees

East Sussex County Council is set to give three volunteer groups almost half a million pounds of funding to help support Ukrainian refugees.