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Who should I Contact?

   1. My rubbish hasn’t been collected!
      Lewes District Council help desk: tel: 01273 484999
      Email: customer.services@lewes.gov.uk

   2. My recycling hasn’t been collected!

      Lewes District Council help desk: tel: 01273 484999
      Email: customer.services@lewes.gov.uk

   3. I need some recycling boxes!
      Lewes District Council help desk: tel: 01273 484999
      Email: customer.services@lewes.gov.uk

   4.  I have a fridge/sofa/other bulky item that needs collecting!
      Lewes District Council help desk: tel: 01273  484999
      Email: customer.services@lewes.gov.uk

   5. I have got a parking ticket!
      The Parking Shop at Lewes: tel: 01273 477105
      For more information visit the East Sussex County Council website

   6. A street light isn’t working!

      Street Lights Contractor: tel: 0808 100 3118
      Or report online using this link

   7. Potholes!
       Tel: East Sussex County Council Highways 0345 60 80 193 or report online using this link

   8.  I need information about my benefits:

      Housing Benefit and/or Council Tax Benefit
      Lewes District Council: tel: 01273 471600
      For more information see the Lewes District Council website

      Jobseekers Allowance
      Newhaven Jobcentre: tel: 01273 368300
      For more information see the Jobcentre Plus website

      Other working age benefits
      Lewes Social Security Office: tel: 01273 368000
      For more information see the Department for Work and Pensions website

      Child Benefit
      National helpline: tel: 0845 302 1444
      For more information see the HM Customs and Revenue website

      Tax Credits
      National helpline: tel: 0845 300 3900
      For more information see the HM Customs and Revenue website

   9. I am a Council tenant and I need housing repairs!
      Lewes District Council: tel: 01273 471600
      Email: repairs@lewes.gov.uk

   10. I want to register my baby’s birth!

      The Registrar at Lewes: tel: 01273 475589.
      For more information about registering births and deaths, visit the East Sussex County  Council website

  11. I have mice/rats/fleas/a wasps’ nest!
      Pest Control, Lewes District Council: tel: 01273 471600
      For more information see the Lewes District Council website

  12. What time will the Swing Bridge open?
      Newhaven Port & Properties: tel: 01273 612926.

13. I am being bothered by a persistent bad smell (or smoke, or noise)!
       Download this form and the guidance notes and fill in the form carefully (you need to keep a diary for at least 2-4 weeks). When completed post it to the Environmental Health Department at Lewes District Council at the address given on the form.

14. "I have just seen someone driving really badly" http://dashboard.sussexsrp.org.uk/   or  www.operationcrackdown.org
 
If you haven't found what you are looking for, try the Access East Sussex website, which gives useful links to all sorts of local government services

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