Council guarantees rent to private landlords who sign up to new scheme

Wealden District Council is launching a new private sector leasing scheme. As Councillor Graham Wells, Cabinet member for Housing and Benefits explained, LetSure offers hassle-free letting...
Gate Blackness Road Crowborough

Two housing schemes in Crowborough get the green light

Last week Councillors on the planning committee granted planning permission for two housing developments either side of Blackness Road in Crowborough. The larger of the...
Access to Mead House car park in Crowborough closed off

Sale of the Mead House car park and Beaconwood site completed

Wealden District Council and East Sussex County Council have completed the sale of the Mead House and car park site in Crowborough. The Cabinet member...

Wealden Council submits planning blueprint for scrutiny

Wealden District Council has submitted the Local Plan for independent examination.  The Planning Inspectorate are appointed by the Secretary of State to examine the...

Community Centre concerned about cars plunging down the bank

There are concerns about cars plunging down the slope into the Crowborough Community Centre from the adjacent housing development.
Strategic Sites in Crowborough earmarked for development in the Local Plan

Less than half the homes needed built in East Sussex in 2014

An analysis of new government figures published this morning by the National Housing Federation shows that just 2,553 homes were built in East Sussex...

Planning permission granted to build more homes between Green Lane & Eridge Road

A planning application for four 4-bed detached houses on land between Eridge Road and Green Lane in Crowborough has today been granted. A previous application...

Save “Our Green and Pleasant Land” from Over-Development

...and my nightmare that London is going to extend to Eastbourne and Brighton by 2050 is going to come to fruition... Councillor Roy Galley speaking...
Volunteer at Wealden Citizens Advice

Unemployed forced to travel to Haywards Heath to sign-on

The Jobcentre in Tunbridge Wells is to close later in March following a public consultation by the Department for Work and Pensions. The Department for Work and Pensions (DWP)...

Appeal into 100 new houses at Steel Cross

Report on Day 1: Appeal into 103 new homes at Steel Cross in Crowborough began this morning with opening arguments. James Maurici QC, spoke for...