Category Archives: Housing

Nearly 500 homes in Wealden left empty for years

Nearly 500 homes in Wealden district are sitting empty, research by the Liberal Democrats has revealed. The figures, uncovered through Freedom of Information requests, show that there are 467 homes across the district that have been empty for six months … Continue reading

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Vince Cable’s Christmas Message

Vince is asking people to support a charity that works with the homeless. Vince Cable's Christmas message Vince Cable: I expect that you are as shocked as I am by the number of people who are sleeping in the streets, … Continue reading

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£1 billion boost for social housing as EU public bank warns of risk of Brexit

The European Investment Bank (EIB) has today agreed a £1 billion loan for affordable housing, supporting the building of 20,000 homes, but has warned that leaving the EU could put its future investment in the UK at risk. The EIB … Continue reading

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Doubling the size of Hailsham – Local residents back Gavin

More and more local residents are telling Gavin BlakeCoggins that they are shocked at the Conservative Government and District Council’s proposals to build an extra 9380 houses in and around Hailsham and about the Conservatives’ track record in not providing … Continue reading

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Sensational win for David White in Hellingly

Result of the Hellingly by-election:- Paul Soane           Independent      154 David White     Lib Dems          875 Alex Willis            Conservative      222 Spoilt Papers                                        2 Ballot Papers issued     1253 Turn Out  22.21% David White stormed to victory in the Hellingly Ward of Wealden … Continue reading

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Thursday 29 October – Polling Day in Hellingly Ward

A reminder that on Thursday 29th October residents of Hellingly ward will be choosing their next Councillor to represent them on Wealden District Council. Please support David White. This election is particularly important because of all the reasons given in … Continue reading

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David White – Working for YOU

Persuaded the Council to appoint a project manager to oversee the delivery of the new healthcare facilities Persuaded Planning Committee South to impose a condition requiring the developers to submit details of a new school site on the land at … Continue reading

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Hailsham to Double in Size?

14,365 new houses to be built across the District. 9380 are proposed to be built in Hailsham A message from David White Conservatives who control Wealden Council recently approved, for publication, a new draft plan for the District entitled “Issues … Continue reading

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Affordable housing – more consultation

Following the hearing on 20 May into Wealden District Council’s submission of the Affordable Housing Delivery Local Plan the council has proposed more  changes. That means more consultations must be held. Residents have until 5.00pm on Monday 17th August 2015 … Continue reading

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Uckfield 1000 homes plan – no foresight says Paul Meakin

At Uckfield Town Council’s meeting (23 Feb) the council voted against accepting outline planning permission for 1000 new homes on green land between Uckfield and the A22 – bounded by Lewes Road, New Town, A22, Uckfield Sewage Treatment Works, and … Continue reading

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