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Disruption to council services

This is our central point for news about council services when they are affected by events outside our control. This includes bad weather, serious emergencies or strikes. We update this page as news comes in.

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Roads and transport

For information on gritting roads and pavements, see:

For the latest updates about roads, please follow East Sussex Highways or Sussex Police on Twitter or see the BBC live traffic news.

Schools, children and families

Schools

The decision to close a school is made by the headteacher on that morning.

Children's Centres and Youth Centres

We’ll list any closures here as soon as we know about them.

Adult social care and health

We’ll list any closures here as soon as we know about them.

If you need help or information, please contact Adult Social Care and Health.

Libraries and archives

We’ll list any closures here as soon as we know about them. See also updates from the Library and Information Service on Facebook.

Library customers can access eBooks, eAudiobooks, eNewspapers and eMagazines and renew your loans using our online library services.

The Keep (archive centre) is open as normal.

Register Offices

We’ll list any closures here as soon as we know about them.

Contact our register offices.

Rubbish and recycling

For a list of closures, please see Household waste recycling sites.

Hailsham household waste and recycling site

Due to improvement works taking place until February 2023, our Hailsham site is temporarily unable to accept any hardcore or soil.