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.
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 and remind...
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...
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:...
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.