Volunteer at Wealden Citizens Advice

Unemployed forced to travel to Haywards Heath to sign-on

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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)...

Development at the Orchid Riding Centre

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A planning application has been submitted for a major housing development at the Orchid Riding Centre in Crowborough.

7km Ashdown Forest Protection Zone Scrapped

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Following a Court of Appeal decision, Wealden District Council has been forced to drop its 7km protection zone, but developers must still prove plans...

Deadline for CCA to buy Pine Grove passes

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The protected period giving Crowborough Community Association time to put together a bid for the former council offices expired on Wednesday (7th May). Developers now...

Wealden Council submits planning blueprint for scrutiny

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Wealden District Council has submitted the Local Plan for independent examination.  The Planning Inspectorate are appointed by the Secretary of State to examine the...
Railway Tavern (formerly Welcome Stranger) Crowborough Hill

Three houses to be built in pub garden

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A planning application has been submitted to build three houses in the garden of a Crowborough pub.
Artists impression of housing development in Crowborough

Planning for Crowborough housing scheme deferred on sewage grounds

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Councillors have decided to defer making a decision on an application to build 100 new homes on agricultural land in Crowborough.

Contentious housing development approved

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An application to build a major housing development in Crowborough was approved by a 7-5 vote of Councillors.

Decision issued on housing development at Walsh Manor Farm

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After months of negotiation by officers, yesterday the planning application for the 160 homes off Walshes Road was finally approved.  This enables the developer...
Red Bridge House, Redbridge Lane, Crowborough Copyright Tim Crocker Architectural Photography

One of Britain’s Best New Homes

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Update: The Red Bridge House has now been shortlisted in the Structural Awards 2014 in the community/residential category. Established in 1968, the international awards by the Institute...