December Business Lunch
SAVE THE DATE
Lewes Late Night Shopping
Thursday 7th December 2023
More details to follow
HELP FOR BUSINESSES
Edeal Enterprise Agency is a not for profit organisation offering free, impartial, business support in East Sussex including applying for business grants and funding.
With ever more shops closing in Lewes, it raises the questions of what is going wrong? Why are so many shops closing? And what can be done to reverse this trend? Yes, we have had both Paperchase and M&Co., very recently go into administration, and a couple of...
The introduction of the temporary bus stops at the bottom of School Hill in Lewes meant a number of parking bays had to be removed. Already retailers are feeling the effects of the loss of those bays. Lewes Chamber of Commerce has been contacted by retailers in the...
There has been the report in the Sussex Express of Domino's opening in Lewes, at the currently empty shop on the corner of the High Street and Station Street. As people will imagine, the Chamber would always prefer to see independent firms and traders opening in the...
As well as being good for society, there are significant business benefits to paying the real Living Wage. Over 30 Lewes businesses are now signed up to the Lewes Living Wage. Some may already qualify for accreditation, but aren’t aware of it. The current rate for the Living Wage for over 18s (2022/23) is £10.90 per hour outside London, and the rate in the capital is now £11.95.
Imagine a community where people with dementia feel confident, understood and supported to live well. It is the vision of the Lewes & District Dementia Action Alliance (LDDAA) to help make the whole of the Lewes District ‘dementia friendly’.
Lewes Chamber of Commerce actively supports LDDAA. If you would like to like to, like us, help them achieve their vision please visit their website for more information.
Alzheimer’s Society’s Dementia Friends programme is the biggest ever initiative to change people’s perceptions of dementia. It aims to transform the way the nation thinks, acts and talks about the condition.
Human Nature acquired the former North Street Quarter industrial estate in April 2021 and submitted a ‘hybrid’ planning application to the South Downs National Park in March 2023.
You can see the planning application on the South Downs National Park Authority (SDNPA) website here. The Phoenix Design & Access Statement, which describes the development in detail, is also available here.