Bogus websites are scamming vulnerable people by claiming they can deal with applications for a Blue Badge.
There are only two organisation that deal with applications for Blue Badges – East Sussex County Council and the Government. It should only cost £10 to apply for a Blue Badge, money that will be returned should your application be unsuccessful.
People wanting to find out more about the Blue Badge scheme or apply for a permit, should visit www.eastsussex.gov.uk
Alternatively residents can call the helpline on 01323 464244 on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays between 9am and 4pm.