Phoenix Project Update

Many of you will be aware of the purchase of the North St/Phoenix site by Human Nature (Places).   The news was announced in December and below are links to their most recent update. It lets you know how you can follow, and become involved in the work they’re...

New lockdown grants and support

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...

Best Dressed Window Display – The Winners

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:...

Selected Free Parking in December 2020

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...

Best Dressed Window Competition

There maybe no Late Night Shopping event this year but we’re still running the Best Dressed Shop Window competition.    This will run in conjunction with the Shop Independent at Christmas Campaign from the 3rd-18th December. Let’s decorate the town...

Mayor’s Covid Hero Award

Nominations for the Mayor’s Covid Hero Award are now open!   Cllr John Lamb; Mayor Of Lewes 2019-21 has announced:  “I would like to recognise and celebrate outstanding individuals in Lewes who have gone the extra mile during the Coronavirus outbreak by...

AGM Report 2020

On 30 September we held our Annual General Meeting, which had a total of thirteen participants.   The Minutes from 2018 (no AGM in 2019) were agreed The Accounts for 2018-19 and 2019-20 were agreed.   OFFICERS 2020: PRESIDENT: Clare Crouch VICE PRESIDENT:...

The Magic Question

“How do you ask people if they’re in an abusive relationship?” In my role as the Director of The Rita Project and as a person with lived experience of domestic abuse, I’m frequently asked for that one magic question. There are so many people I’ve met throughout my...