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LEWES LATE NIGHT SHOPPING
5th December 2019, 6-9pm
Over 1750 shoppers and business owners in Lewes have signed a petition objecting to a proposal by East Sussex County Council to double parking charges on the High Street. The petition was delivered by Lewes Councillors and Lewes Chamber of Commerce today (Thurs...read more
Our Members have told us the current parking charges are already detrimental to the footfall levels in the Town and Lewes Chamber of Commerce is very concerned that these proposed increases will mean it only gets worse. Parking charges impact on how long visitors...read more
Estate Agency, Hamptons International, carried out a survey of the high streets of the UK’s towns and, after all the relevant factors had been looked into, Lewes came sixth. When it is so easy to shop online (most people can do it from their smartphone, without even...read more
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 (Nov 18) is £9 per hour outside London, and the rate in the capital is now £10.55.
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.