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Local Services

Animal Welfare

sanctuary

Mallydams

01424-812055

sanctuary

RSPCA (cats only)

01424-752121

vet

Cinque Port Veterinary Associates

01797-222265
Emergencies

drains (24hrs)

Direct Draincare Services
07762 195618

Fire & Rescue

non-emergency
0303-999-1000

Floodline

information about flood risks
0845-988-1188
locksmith
Luke Cross
07955-864551
pests
Rother Pest Control
01797-226778
pests
Guest & Sons Ltd
01580-753357
pests (wasps)
Lance Leadbetter
01580-850320
Health
dentist
Belinda Lund & Associates
01797-223311
dentist
Davies Seeley & Cross
01797-222834
dentist
KM Hajikakou
01797-222487
dentist
emergency out of hours
01797-222834
doctor
Rye Health Centre, Ferry Road
01797-223230
doctor
Rye Medical Centre
01797-223333
hospital
Conquest Hospital
01424-755255
NHS Direct
0845-4647
hospital
Rye Memorial Care Centre
01797-224499
opticians
Wilson, Wilson & Hancock
01797-223700
osteopath
Rye Osteopathic Practice
01797-225099
Household
chimney sweep
CJ (after 5:00pm)
01797-230569
bulk waste collection
Verdant for Rother District Council (nominal charge)
01424-787999
Information
Citizens Advice Bureau 
Rye
01797-229750
SCOOT
emergency glazier, chemist, locksmith
0800-192-192
Law
Magistrates Court
01424-437644
Police
Police
Rye (local matters only)
Non-emergencies
01424-456078
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Local Authorities
County
East Sussex
0345-6080-190
County
East Sussex Highways
0345-6080-193
County
Parish
Emergency Duty Team
Icklesham
01323-410051
01424-200889
District
District
District
Rother
Rother: emergency
Rother: Rye Help & Advice
01424-787000
01323-410051
01797-222293
Media
newspaper
Rye & Battle Observer
01424-454242
Travel
buses
Kent & Sussex Bus Traveline
0870-608-2-608
buses
Traveline (local or multimodal routes)
0870-608-2-608
community
Dial A Ride
01797-227722
rail
National Rail Enquiries
08457-408-4150
community
Rye Community Transport
01797-227722
taxis
Leisure Travel
07773-922890
Utilities
BT
stop junk fax
0845-070-0702
BT
stop cold calling
0845-070-0707
electricity
EdF Energy Power Cut Helpline
0800-783-8866
gas
National Gas emergencies
0800-111-999
Post Office stop junk mail 0845-7034599
water
S.Water (24-hour emergency service)
0845-278-0845
water
S.Water (reporting leaks)
0800-820-999
Welfare

Age Concern

local office

01797-226535

Age Concern

information

01424-775721

Care for Carers

local office

01424-447016

Other
Rye Library
 
01797-223355
Library
 call out
01797-223355
Rye Sports Centre
 
01797-224747

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Reporting faults to the County or District Councils

Click here for a quick and easy way to report all manner of local problems, including:

  • abandoned vehicles
  • dead animals
  • fly-tipping
  • litter bins
  • refuse collection
  • pavements
  • signs
  • verges  

Animal wardens

Animal wardens (0845-606-6928)

  • Collecting lost dogs.
  • Tracing lost dogs.
  • Dealing with nuisance or dangerous dogs.
  • Training dogs.
  • Arranging dog boarding in private homes.
  • Fostering rescued dogs in private homes.
  • Transporting pets.
  • Micro-chipping dogs.

Animal Wardens are contracted by Rother District Council.

Sources of useful information

Problems with nesting seagulls?

Problems with neighbours' bonfires? This is the responsibility of Rother District Council. No bye-laws exist to control bonfires in Rother and the District Council cannot deal with one-off bonfires, unless they are from trade or business premises and emitting dark smoke. Frequent, smoky bonfires are a statutory nuisance and the person responsible can be prosecuted under the Environmental Protection Act 1990 by the District Council or a neighbour (contact the Clerk of the Magistrates Court for details on how to proceed). Moreover, bonfires that are causing a traffic hazard can be tackled by the police under the Highways (Amendment) Act 1986. If you have a problem neighbour and you are unable to persuade then to desist, keep a note of dates and times of bonfires, and then contact the Community Services Department of the District Council. They would normally write, without mentioning your name, to the alleged offender to ask them to consider their neighbours. If the problem persists and is considered a statutory nuisance, then a prosecution could follow. You may need to give evidence. Read more.