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
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.
Crowborough nurse on “Britain’s Got Talent”
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.
Bin strike continues after union reject latest pay offer
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.
Wealden District Council appoints new Leader
Yesterday Councillor Ann Newton was appointed the new Leader of Wealden District Council. There are three Crowborough Councillors in her Cabinet.
Update as bin strike enters its third week
Yesterday the GMB said, should Biffa not start meaningful negotiations, they will extend the dispute to the 11th June.
Le Rugby Ride – cycling to Marseille for charity
Ben Martyn and Dan Turnock from Crowborough Rugby Club are carrying the match ball to the venue of this year's European Rugby Cup Final in Marseille.
Missing defibrillator has been returned
The defibrillator, that was missing from outside of Jarvis Brook Memorial Hall, has been returned anonymously this afternoon.
Parking charges signed off by East Sussex County Council
The level of new charges for parking across Ashdown Forest has been signed off by East Sussex County Council.