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There is a search box at the top right hand side of each page. Advanced search help. The A to Z and Site Map may also help you to locate the information you require.
On the left of each page is the main navigation section with links to the main areas of the site. These remain constant.
These have further information about the current topic, including Latest Information and Popular Pages. Further sub-sections will be according to their specific area of interest.
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If a page scrolls down some way there will be quick links to its subheadings under the top main heading. Links back to the top of the page will be shown at the end of paragraphs within the page.
At the bottom (where relevant) are further links to external pages (which open in a new browser window), PDF files or Word documents. See below for further information on PDF files and Word documents.
Use the A to Z link that can be found at the top of any Lewes District Council web page, rather than the main Search box. Contact details, including addresses and telephone numbers can be found on the right hand side of each page
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Some PDF files are large in size and may take some time to load.
PDF files are stored in http://www.lewes.gov.uk/Files and are shown as follows:
Listed Buildings in each parish (37.072kb, ListBuild.pdf)
Access Adobe translates PDF files into HTML or into a text email, making them readable by someone unable to access PDF files using Acrobat Reader. The size and URL of each PDF file on this website is shown in brackets after the link to the file.
Many of the documents on the site are in Microsoft Word format. These are stored in http://www.lewes.gov.uk/Files and are displayed as follows:
Listed buildings in each parish (55.295kb)
If you do not own a copy of Microsoft Word, you can view these documents with Microsoft Word Viewer. You can download this software free from Microsoft.
Some of the documents on the site are in Microsoft Excel format. These are stored in http://www.lewes.gov.uk/Files and are displayed as follows:
Lewes District Licensed Premises (287.743kb)
If you do not own a copy of Microsoft Excel, you can view these documents with Microsoft Excel Viewer. You can download this software free from Microsoft.
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