Local Links & Guidance

West Sussex County Council- West Sussex County Council is the authority that governs the non-metropolitan county of West Sussex. The county also contains seven district and borough councils, and 159 town, parish and neighbourhood councils. The county council has 70 elected councillors.

Contact details- West Sussex County Council. Below, are some of the areas/departments they cover.

West Sussex County Council website

Mid Sussex District Council- The Mid Sussex District Council is a council that represents Mid Sussex which is a local government district in West Sussex. It includes the towns of East Grinstead, Haywards Heath and Burgess Hill.

Contact details- Mid Sussex District Council. Below, are some of the areas/departments they cover.

Mid Sussex District Council website

Councils within the Mid Sussex constituency-

There are 24 Parish and Town Councils within Mid Sussex District, those within the Mid Sussex Constituency are listed below. They deliver local services which may include, allotments, cemeteries, off-street parking, parish lighting, parks, recreation grounds and open spaces. Close working between local authorities is important for a joined up provision for the local community. 

The 3 Town councils within the Mid Sussex Constituency are-

The Parish councils within the Mid Sussex Constituency are-

Hospitals within Mid Sussex-NHS (@NHS) / Twitter

Sussex Police (find my nearest station)- Sussex Police - Wikiwand

  • Burgess Hill Police Station, The Brow, Burgess Hill, West Sussex, RH15 9BU
  • Hayward’s Heath Police Station, Bolnore Road, Hayward’s Heath, West Sussex, RH16 4BA   

Citizen’s Advice Bureau (CAB)-Citizens Advice - Wikipedia

 

FAQs (frequently asked questions)

Q. How do I report a pothole?

West Sussex County Council, as the Highways Authority, are responsible for most roads within the county.

Immediate risk potholes- Tel: 01243 642105. You can report an emergency 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

Reporting potholes online- https://westsussex-self.achieveservice.com/service/Report_a_pothole

Q. Where do I report a crime? 

All crimes should be reported to Sussex police.

  • Immediate danger- call 999
  • If you have a hearing or speech impairment, text 18000
  • Witnessed or victim of crime- report online or call 101

Q. Where could I make an enquiry about housing matter?

Mid Sussex District Council, as the Housing Authority,  are responsible for most housing matters.

Q. Where could I make an enquiry about a planning matter? 

Mid Sussex District Council, as the Planning Authority, are responsible for most planning matters.

Q. Where could I make an enquiry about broken streetlights? 

West Sussex County Council, as the Highways Authority, are responsible for most streetlights within the county.

Q. Where could I make an enquiry about an environmental issue? 

Mid Sussex District Council are responsible for most local environmental issues.

Q. Where could I make an enquiry about Council Tax?

All local council tax enquiries and applications are administered by the Mid Sussex District Council.

Q. What roadworks are happening in my area? 

West Sussex County Council grants permission for other companies to administer roadworks. To find out more information, they regularly update the map below.

Q. Is my business eligible for any grants? 

For business concerns (authorised locally), Mid Sussex District Council are responsible. 

Q. I need to report antisocial behaviour. 

Antisocial behaviour can be reported to a number of different organisations including Sussex Police and Mid Sussex District Council.