News

Working towards a dementia friendly community
Lewes District Council is aiming to be part of a dementia friendly community that works with its partners and other local groups to make a real difference to improve inclusion and quality of life for people with dementia.
Gardener’s Question Time visits Southover Grange Gardens
The much-loved BBC Radio 4 programme Gardener’s Question Time has visited Southover Grange Gardens in Lewes to record the introduction to the latest episode.
“Unsung Heroes” event at Newhaven Fort celebrates contribution of local volunteers
On Saturday 11 April, Cllr Tony Nicholson, Chair of Lewes District Council hosted a celebration event for the many “unsung heroes” of Lewes District.
Young entrepreneur launches wildlife business with help of LEAP
Creating a wildlife pond, sowing wildflower meadows and maintaining hedgerows are three of the services provided by a new business launched with the help of the Local Enterprise and Apprenticeship Platform (LEAP).
Apply to be part of Artwave 2015
The annual visual arts festival for the Lewes District
Crane Driver gets bird’s eye view of college progress
Crane driver Vicky Harvey, of Worthing, is getting a bird’s eye view of building progress on Sussex’s new university technical college for 14 to 18 year olds that opens in Newhaven in September
District News - Spring 2015
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Regeneration Plans for Lewes North Street Quarter Submitted
A joint-planning application to regenerate the North Street and Phoenix Industrial Estate area of Lewes was submitted to the South Downs National Park Authority by Lewes District Council and Santon North Street this week.
Tenant Business Course
Lewes District Council has given tenants the opportunity to get the training and qualifications they needed to turn their business ideas into reality.
Lewes District Business Awards 2015
Lewes District Council is pleased to announce the return of the Lewes District Business Awards. The Awards are FREE TO ENTER and open to organisations of all sizes and sectors. Businesses can enter up to three categories & deadline for submission is 6 May
Print Room closure
The Lewes District Council print room, located at the Turkish Baths in Friars Walk, Lewes, will be closing from the end of June 2015.
Shared Legal Services growth for Lewes and Eastbourne
Lewes District Council and Eastbourne Borough Council have taken another step forward in their implementation of a shared services unit.
Sussex coldAlert service
Sussex has a free service called coldAlert which informs vulnerable adults and those with respiratory and heart conditions about severe cold weather events by sending coldAlerts direct to them.