Monthly Archives: September 2022

Affordable homes form part of the new developments off the Burwash Road and Newick Lane.

One of the largest developments currently underway in Heathfield is the area being developed on the left hand side as you leave Heathfield in the direction of Broad Oak. The land being developed stretches down Newick Lane. Properties for private sale are available on Rightmove starting at around £500k up to well over a million.... Read more

28th September

A peek ‘behind the curtain’ at Wealden Crematorium

Next week there is the opportunity to ‘go behind the curtain’ at Wealden Crematorium. The public will be welcomed with an open day at the Wealden District Council-run facility on Wednesday 5th October between 11am-3pm. Opened in 2019, the crematorium in Horam is set within 30 acres of beautiful landscaped grounds surrounded by wildflower meadows... Read more

28th September

Sun shines and drums roll as hundreds take part in Hospice Run

From first time families to seasoned running pros – and even a determined supporter on crutches – more than 500 local people turned out to take part in Hospice Run in Tunbridge Wells on Sunday (18th). Warm sunshine and the stirring sounds of the Old School Samba drums helped runners on their way as they... Read more

21st September

Heathfield’s Banksy of crochet art is unmasked.

Mystery of crochet ‘Queen’ is solved. Throughout the past year the people of Heathfield have enjoyed the monthly surprise of creatively decorated post boxes. These adornments have featured Le Marche, Ukraine, Queen’s Jubilee and now her death. Often quirky and humourous the anonymous creator has worked in total secrecy to install the toppers during the... Read more

15th September

Proclamation of the new King in Hailsham yesterday.

Chairman of Wealden District Council Councillor Ron Reed read the proclamation at the War Memorial in Hailsham High Street at 4pm on Sunday 11 September. The event was attended by civic dignitaries including the deputy lord-lieutenant Amanda Hamblin and council leader Councillor Ann Newton.The district proclamation followed the proclamation at St James’ Palace on Saturday... Read more

12th September

‘Benefits Day’ was great success for pensioners

A focused Benefits Day helped pensioners within Wealden claim and receive funding and benefits.  The event, on 31 August, was hosted at Wealden District Council offices’ reception in Vicarage Lane between 9am-5pm with officers on hand to assist eligible residents make applications for the Household Support Fund, Council Tax Energy Rebate and Discretionary Energy Rebate.... Read more

8th September