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”).

Crowborough pub named Pub of the Year

The Blue Anchor on Beacon Road in Crowborough has been named "Pub of the Year" at the Beautiful South Awards.

Bin strike in Wealden to go ahead from Bank Holiday Monday

The GMB union has confirmed that the revised pay offer has been rejected and the bin strike action will now begin on Bank Holiday Monday.

GMB have said last minute offer “falls short of workers’ expectations”

GMB union have said last minute offer from Biffa for refuse worker in Wealden "falls short of workers’ expectations".

Queen’s Award for Crowborough company

Crowborough company Servomex has today been named a winner of a Queen's Award for International Trade for its Hummingbird gas sensors.
wheelie bins along Southview Road in Crowborough

Bin strike postponed

Wealden District Council has been informed by its waste contractor Biffa, that the GMB union has agreed to delay strike action for one week.
Bennetts Fish and Chip Shop Crowborough

Change for ownership for Crowborough takeaway

J Bennetts fish and chip shop in Crowborough is being taken over by Fisssh the new takeaway and restaurant that opened in the town in July 2021.

Visas for Ukrainian refugees to stay in Wealden

Provisional data shows that 80 visas had been issued for refugees fleeing the war in Ukraine in order to stay with with hosts in Wealden.

Last-minute talks to avert bin strike

The Trade Union GMB has said its members at waste depots in Wealden intend to take strike action from Monday 25th April for at least two weeks.

Council Leader to stand down

Bob Standley has announced he is standing down as Leader of the Wealden District Council in May.
Wealden District Council logo

Council appoints lottery operator

After a tendering process, Wealden District Council has now appointed Gatherwell to manage it community lottery.