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Lewes District Council news

Business support programmes launched in Lewes district

The Ready to Grow and Big Ambitions programmes are open to companies based in Lewes, Eastbourne, Rother and Wealden districts.

Multi-agency statement on ground water flooding in Denton

Following their initial emergency response, East Sussex County Council, East Sussex Highways, Lewes District Council, Southern Water and the Environment Agency met to discuss the next steps and longer-term measures.

Council commits to bringing empty homes back into use

Lewes District Council has declared its commitment to getting empty homes back into use as affordable housing for local people who need it, as a national campaign week gets underway.

Council supports new legislation over landfill concerns

Lewes District Council is supporting a proposed new law to tighten controls over contaminated land.

Council Cabinet calls for increased cost of living help

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.

Council affirms commitment to tackling domestic abuse

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.

Council outlines vision for the next four years

Cabinet councillors have approved a plan that sets out the council's overarching priorities and aims for the next four years.

Council urges residents to check bin calendar for new collection days

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.

Council provides extra £20,000 to alleviate food poverty in latest cost of living measure

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.

Children enjoy council's playground makeovers

Playgrounds across the district have been upgraded thanks to a £400,000 improvement programme by Lewes District Council over two years.

Government finance settlement is 'slap in the face for residents'

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.

Changes to bin collections in Lewes district

Changes to bin collections over Christmas and further changes on the horizon in 2024