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