Lewes District Council news
Lewes District Council Cabinet members and community groups are calling on the government to increase its cost of living support for residents and projects delivering vital services.
A Cabinet councillor has welcomed £2 million government funding for Women's Aid to help survivors of domestic abuse flee and stay away from abusers.
Residents in Lewes district are being sent colourful calendars to show their new bin collection days for the coming year. The council is also starting to introduce wheeled bin refuse collections across Lewes district.
Lewes District Council is awarding £20,000 to a network of community organisations that support people in poverty to access food, as part of its continued support for residents in need through the cost of living crisis.
The Leader of Lewes District Council has accused the government of 'ripping the heart out of local services' after the finance settlement for councils was confirmed this week.
A Cabinet councillor met council officers and contractors (pictured) to mark the final wildflower mow of the season and look forward to next year.