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Lewes District Council news

Free start-up support for new Lewes district businesses

A new free business start-up programme funded by Lewes District Council and delivered by 'always possible' will start in July 2024.

Voters urged to check they're 'election ready' before it's too late

Anyone who wants to vote in the general election on 4 July must be registered to vote before the deadline on midnight 18 June.

'Repairs and restoration' will restore community swimming pool

Councillor looks forward to autumn 2024 re-opening

Lewes District Local Lottery awards over £6,000 to local groups

Some 37 good causes are sharing £6,200 thanks to Lewes District Local Lottery's Community Fund.

Apply now for council's community grants

Voluntary organisation and community groups in Lewes district are being invited to bid for community grants of up to £10,000.

Council to pause food waste proposals in Newhaven

Lewes District Council has confirmed it will pause the current plans for a food waste transfer facility in Newhaven.

Foodbank crisis: Lewes District Council makes immediate £20,000 Donation

Foodbanks in Newhaven, Peacehaven and Telscombe are not accepting new members after the numbers of residents needing emergency support reached 'unsustainable levels'.

53 Mondays will 'penalise the poorest residents'

Councillors at Lewes District Council are supporting a campaign to address a 'quirk in the UK calendar' that could mean some tenants in social housing will have to pay an extra week's rent over the coming year.

Council transforms former police station into 'essential affordable homes'

A 'simply stunning council development' of affordable homes in Newhaven was officially opened this week in advance of the arrival of new tenants.

Rare bee find in Lewes 'testament to mowing for nature'

Dusky-horned Nomad Bee is 'first for Sussex'

Council calls on dog owners to pick up mess

New signs bearing the message: 'There's no such thing as the Dog Poo Fairy' are being put up across Lewes district to remind dog owners of their responsibilities, along with similar messages on the council's social media channels.

Lewes District Council - Town Planning Designation

Lewes District Council has been designated in respect of planning applications for major developments - under Section 62A of the Town and Country Planning Act 1990.