Lewes District Council news
Lewes District Council has commissioned the charity Sustrans to look at the potential for better walking and cycling provision in Lewes, such as bike parklets and secure cycle storage for residents, to encourage more active travel for short journeys.
Cabinet councillors at Lewes District Council have called on the government to 'rip up' their method for working out the numbers of new homes that must be built in the district every year. Currently, the government formula requires the construction of 783 properties every year across the district.
The use of natural flood management measures in Lewes district have been applauded by Cabinet councillors at Lewes District Council today (December 8).
Cabinet councillors at Lewes District Council have recommended that council tax support for the worst-off people in the district continues for the next financial year.
The Deputy Leader of Lewes District Council has played a key role in the drafting of a new report into how local government should be empowered to fund clean growth projects and lead the drive to hit net zero in local communities.
Cabinet councillors have welcomed a 15% reduction in the carbon footprint of Lewes district since 2018 and heralded the raft of actions implemented by the council as 'significant progress' in reducing carbon emissions and tackling climate change.
Work to repair sections of the sea defences in Peacehaven have been described as 'crucial' to the long-term challenge created by 'rising sea levels and storm surges'.
The Environment First team at Lewes District Council collected seven tonnes of rubbish left behind by 30,000 bonfire night revellers in Lewes.