Lewes District Council
Southover Road Lewes
Tel: 01273 484141
Fax: 01273 484146
Minicom 01273 484488
The World Forum for Democracy has given Lewes District Council’s networked-working a big vote of confidence after hearing about the Council’s ‘Zero Heroes’ campaign, which encourages community action on reducing waste.
Impact Seaford – the new regeneration delivery partnership for the town – has been recognised in a national competition for its new model of partnership working to provide real benefits to local businesses and the community.
Artwave, along with summer, feels like a while ago now but, having taken stock of the two-week event, it is clear that there is an ever increasing appetite for what Lewes district artists and makers have on offer.
The Big Parks Project is excited to announce success in a bid for funding towards a new skate park. It has been awarded £70,000 from Veolia Environmental Trust.
The development of plans for a new University Technical College (UTC) based in Newhaven has taken a further step forward with the start of a consultation process involving parents, students, schools and colleges, employers, representative bodies and the community. The consultation runs until Christmas Eve, inviting views on the proposal to open in September 2015.
The Open spaces consultation summary is now available. Cabinet will meet on Monday 18th November to consider the report 8.2 - Special Expenses
Lewes District Council is supporting the call from the Royal British Legion for a National Two Minute Silence on Monday, 11 November at 11am.
coldAlert, the Sussex-wide cold weather alerting service for vulnerable people will commence a second year of operation on 1st November 2013.
From Saturday 26 October until Sunday 3 November 2013, Newhaven Fort has lots to offer the whole family during half term.
A new one-stop reception for all Lewes District Council services opens on Monday, 21 October 2013.
Lewes Bonfire celebrations will take place in Lewes town on Tuesday, 5 November 2013.
As the cold weather approaches many people will be dusting off their electric blankets ready for use. We will be hosting an Electric Blanket testing week in October to make sure they are safe.
We are asking people about the fairest way to divide up the costs of looking after open spaces like playgrounds, parks and playing fields in the district.
Lewes District Council is keen to find out if anyone saw a large quantity of vehicle tyres being dumped in a ditch overnight on Sunday 22 September 2013 between 8pm and 6am.
The Zero Heroes Community Competition has been launched with residents able to win a share of £40,000 for their community by starving their refuse bag and recycling more.
Local authorities in Lewes and Eastbourne have announced a new joint working initiative to reduce costs and share best practice across the councils.
From 24th August to 8th September, Artwave, the district’s visual arts festival, is here to inspire and entertain.
So you think you know about Lewes? Expand your knowledge of the town’s history with this year’s Heritage Open Days weekend, 12 to 15 September.
For the first time in its history Lewes District Council has invested more than a million pounds to successfully purchase a housing development in Newhaven.
Lewes Railway Land & Castle Hill Newhaven are some of the very best Local Nature Reserves in the UK.
School may be out for the summer but that doesn’t mean that it’s the end of the road for old uniforms and shoes.
Following a successful campaign in 2011, Councils across East Sussex are again joining forces to conduct a series of reviews of how many people may be wrongly claiming a discount on their council tax. This will help keep council tax as low as possible for all council tax payers.
We want to thank residents for putting your food waste out for collection alongside your refuse ready for weekly collection.
A resident-led project to develop a social network of older people has been awarded a £10,000 bursary to get going.
Initial feedback to Lewes District Council shows the Gentlemen of the Road Stopover in the town last weekend was a resounding success.
Following a review and consultation, changes to car parking across the district will take place from 1st July 2013.
Southover House, the district council’s main building in Lewes, will close temporarily from 1 July for the ground floor to be re-fitted as a new customer-friendly, one-stop reception for all visitors.
Kew Gardens at Wakehurst Place has teamed up with the out countryside rangers to run a demonstration of charcoal production on Saturday, 22 June using timber cleared from a historic site in Lewes.
We are inviting members of the voluntary and community sector to an event at Newhaven Fort on Saturday 6 July 2013 from 10am-1pm.
Lewes District Council has launched a new food recycling waste service on June 3 as part of an ambitious campaign to double recycling rates across the district over the next 12 months.