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Wheelie bins

Latest updates on rollout of wheelie bins for refuse in Lewes district

About the councils

Details about the running of Lewes District and Eastbourne Borough Councils

This page covers services for both councils. If you have chosen to access information from your own council only, selecting one of the services below will take you to information for that council.

Corporate plans

Our corporate plans set out our priorities and what we want to do.


A constitution sets out how a council operates, makes decisions, follows procedures and ensures it is efficient, transparent and accountable.

Our representatives on outside bodies

There are a number of organisations known as outside bodies which are independent of both councils, but have an impact on our service areas.

Make a complaint

When something goes wrong we would like to help put it right. We have a complaints procedure if you are unhappy with the way we have dealt with your issue.

Report Fraud

You can anonymously report fraud related to public funding


Our Safeguarding Policy explains how we try to promote the wellbeing and safety of children and vulnerable adults when they come into contact with the services we provide.

Commercial companies

Read about wholly-owned companies and other incorporated entities owned by both councils.

South East Independent Living Limited

Company details, meeting agendas and minutes, plus financial reports, statements and other company documents

Eastbourne Homes Limited governance

Eastbourne Homes Limited (EHL) provides housing management and property services to Eastbourne Borough Council (EBC) tenants and leaseholders.

The councils' service delivery brands

Our service delivery brands represent most of the external services the councils provide, divided by service area.

Asset management

Lewes District Council and Eastbourne Borough Council own different type of properties across both authorities.

Coast management and protection

Find out about coast management and protection in our area.


Find out what byelaws apply locally