Council listens to views on New Homes scheme
Lewes District Council senior staff are continuing to meet with groups across the district to discuss a scheme to tackle the housing shortage.
Council discusses new homes with Seaford Seniors’ Forum
Senior staff at Lewes District Council involved in the New Homes project have met with members of Seaford Seniors’ Forum to discuss the proposals.
Residents and staff raise £1,037 at Macmillan Coffee mornings
Lewes District Council is delighted to have raised £1,037 thanks to the generosity of residents and staff who came along to two Macmillan coffee morning events on Friday 25 September.
Second high profile award for Centenary Park
Big Parks project team, along with Crofton Design, the building services consulting engineer with offices in Newhaven, and Kaner Olette Architects, have won the AJ (Architects Journal) Retrofit Awards for the Gateway Café, at Centenary Park.
Cycle powered film screening
On Saturday 19 September, the first ever outdoor cinema screening took place at The Big Park in Peacehaven. A bicycle-powered screening of the 60’s classic “The Italian Job” attracted the crowds and many volunteer cyclists.
Help for North Street Quarter businesses looking to relocate
Lewes District Council is working with Locate East Sussex to ensure that businesses looking to relocate from the Phoenix Estate in Lewes can find alternative workspace.
Tenants’ group updated on proposal to build new homes
Senior staff at Lewes District Council updated the Tenants of Lewes District (TOLD) about a project to build over 400 new homes at the group’s annual general meeting.
Cake tastes better at Lewes District Council
Lewes District Council is hosting a coffee morning to raise funds for MacMillan cancer support on Friday 25 September between 10am and 2pm.
Celebrating Artwave 2015 - the most successful ever
This summer’s visual arts festival in East Sussex, supported by Lewes District Council, has been one of the biggest and most successful.
Councillor Rob Blackman has decided to resign as Leader of Lewes District Council
Councillor Rob Blackman has decided to resign as Leader of Lewes District Council with effect from Monday 21 September.
Lewes District Council is ready to play its part in refugee crisis
We stand ready to play our part in the national response to the Syrian refugee crisis.
Lewes Heritage Open Days
A once-a-year opportunity to discover hidden architectural treasures and enjoy a range of tours, events and activities which bring to life local history and culture of Lewes is taking place from 10 to 13 September 2015
Solar panels for 700 tenants of Lewes District Council
Lewes District Council is investing in sustainable energy and reducing its carbon footprint by providing hundreds of tenants across the District with solar panels.
First day of term at Sussex’s newest school
The doors opened to the first students today (Monday, 7 September) at Sussex’s newest and most original school, UTC@harbourside.
Rapid charger for electric vehicles
Lewes District Council has installed the first of two new electric vehicle rapid chargers in Central Car Park Newhaven, with the second rapid charger being installed at the Phoenix Car Park in Lewes by mid-September.
Work starts on new Lewes employment space at Malling Brooks
Work has begun on new employment space which will help to unlock the regeneration of the North Street Quarter
Abandoned tenancy results in eviction
Lewes District Council has evicted a household from a three bedroom house in Ditchling following an investigation that established the tenant had not been living at the property for over eighteen months.
Artwave 2015
A summer visual arts festival in East Sussex, supported by Lewes District Council, Artwave is one of the biggest and most vibrant artist’s open house festivals in the East Sussex calendar.
Open letter from Rob Blackman, Leader of Lewes District Council
An open letter about our plans to build new homes on council-owned sites across the district
Nature Reserves receive prestigious Green Flag Award
Lewes Railway Land in Lewes and Castle Hill Local Nature Reserve in Newhaven are two of the very best in the UK
Newick Now to 2030
Newick’s Neighbourhood Plan is the first neighbourhood plan to be formally adopted by Lewes District Council following a successful referendum in February this year.
Website updated with more information on new homes project
We have published more details of our proposals to build over 400 new homes
Online videos showcase district’s natural “Hidden Gems”
Lewes District Council has teamed up with students from Plumpton College to produce a series of online videos highlighting some of the beautiful nature reserves managed by our community rangers.