Free parking to continue

Free car parking in Uckfield will continue.

Leader of Wealden District Council, Cllr Pam Doodes, said this week: “Free car parking encourages the local economy in our market towns and we will continue with our policy not to charge.”

Cllr Doodes will present a wide-ranging “health check” on the district to next week’s meeting of the council’s Cabinet.

She also said in the report: “Our small businesses, the majority with fewer than ten employees, and the rapidly rising number of self-employed home workers are the backbone of economic activity in Wealden.”

She added that broadband of a suitable speed was vital if small businesses are to compete and prosper and that the council will continue to raise the issue with the government and service providers.

* Town centre plans go on show tomorrow (Friday, October 9) from 2.30 to 7.30pm at the civic centre.

It’s your chance to see how the town may develop in the years to come. Further details in this previous Uckfield News story:


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