CORONAVIRUS (COVID-19) STATEMENT
HELP FOR BUSINESSES
The Government has made available a full range of business support measures during this time. For all the latest up-to-date grants, funds and guidance on coronavirus support for businesses, please visit the Lewes District Council website.
The Chamber is Here for You! This is obviously a very difficult time for firms of all sizes as the nation goes back into lock-down, meaning all non-essential businesses have to close again. Businesses in the retail, hospitality and leisure sectors are to receive a...
Throughout December, in conjunction with the "Shop Independent at Christmas" campaign, was the popular Best Dressed Window competition organised by Lewes Chamber of Commerce On Friday 18th December, the judges announced the winners as follows: 1st Place: Riverside...
UPDATED 11/12/20: Lewes Chamber of Commerce is pleased to report that on the 5th, 12th & 19th December 14 of the Town’s Pay & Display car parks will be free to park in. Unfortunately, after the launch day last Saturday, Lewes Chamber has been informed that...
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 (Nov 20) is £9.50 per hour outside London, and the rate in the capital is now £10.85.
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 facebook page 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.
The North Street Quarter will be a mixed use neighbourhood which will regenerate the area around North Street and the Phoenix Industrial Estate and reconnect it to the heart of Lewes.
Located just a five-minute walk from Lewes High Street, the new North Street Quarter will reflect the character of the historic market town and provide a range of amenities for Lewes.