Day: 26 January 2021

Consultation launched over taxi licensing guidance

People are invited to have their say about how taxi and private hire drivers are licensed across the Lewes district.  Lewes District Council, which is the licensing authority for all Hackney Carriage and Private Hire applicants in the district, launched the six-week consultation today (Monday, January 25).  The council has reviewed its guidance regarding those seeking licences to take account of the Department […]

New permit system for garden waste collections ‘improves efficiency’

Lewes District Council has introduced a new streamlined system for its garden waste collection service using bin permits, online payments and all renewals at the same time every year.  The cost remains £70 a year, equating to less than 20p per day.   Rather than asking people to renew their subscription on the anniversary of their sign-up date, the service will now run annually from April to the end of the following […]