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CORONAVIRUS (COVID-19) STATEMENT
LATE NIGHT SHOPPING 2020 - CANCELLED
Lewes Chamber of Commerce and Lewes High Street Traders Association (LHSTA) have regrettably come to the decision that this years Late Night Shopping event should NOT take place. This was a difficult decision to make, as we know how popular the event is with Lewes retailers, businesses and the Town.
We encourage you to shop independent this year – see more details on a Christmas Campaign due to start on the 3rd December.
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.
East Sussex County Council is giving traders and other businesses on the high street just TWO WEEKS' NOTICE that they are bringing in plans to place barriers on the south side of the high street. Barriers will run from Eastgate Street (starting at Natwest Bank) all...
The Prime Minister has said, as of today (Wednesday 13th May), those who cannot work from home should return to work. However, there has been a lot of concern around this and complaints of lack of clarity. As a Chamber of Commerce, of course we would like to see...
Small Business Rate Relief If you receive Small Business Rate Relief I do hope you've applied for the Grants available. These opened over a week ago now and it is a very easy process to follow....
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.