Details of recent planning applications in the Lewes area are now just a couple of clicks away for residents.

People can visit the planning pages of Lewes District Council's web site at to tap into weekly updates on new applications and details on what has been approved or refused.

They can also access the council's planning register, which lists thousands of planning applications handled in the past four years.

Information can be found about planning committee meetings, together with agendas, planning officers' reports and subsequent minutes.

The planning home page has a link to the council's Local Plan. This is a temporary version, which, in a few weeks' time, will become interactive so web users will be able to click on a map to get details of development in their area.

For details, contact planning and environmental services on 01273 471600.