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DO IT ONLINE Anytime, anywhere When the sun is out, why spend your time indoors queuing to pay a bill, or filling out a form? There is an easier way… A ccessing the council via your smartphone, tablet or laptop while you are on the go is so easy and convenient, allowing you to get on with other things. There is a wide range of council services online now, which you can access any time of the day or night, whenever you like. Temporary accommodation charges ■ Bereavement services (burials, planting and maintenance, grave searches and purchases, memorial work). ■ Register for updates… Report or request it @ www.ealing.gov.uk/request Pay for it @ www.ealing.gov.uk/payforit You can now pay for the following: ■ Adult learning courses (you can enrol online too) ■ After-school clubs and holiday play schemes run by the Ealing play service ■ Contributions to adult social care ■ Planning services (pre-application enquiry and planning application fees) It is easy to report an issue or make a request online with our simple to use e-forms. It will save you time and you will also be able to track your query. A new e-form for the ‘blue badge’ parking scheme allows applicants to upload their passport photos and supporting evidence so their application can be processed quickly. You may be eligible for a blue badge if y ou are visually impaired or have a serious impairment that affects your ability to walk. Visit www.ealing.gov.uk/bluebadge Stay in touch over the summer by registering for email updates about the things that interest you. More than 11,000 people already choose to receive our updates and there is a lot going on this summer so make sure you do not miss out, sign up now at www.ealing.gov.uk/register Access all areas… Work is under way to offer residents access to council online services in one place with one login. Look out for more details in the coming months. around ealing Summer 2014 29