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Council introduces more than 60 new electric vehicle charging points

Lewes District Council is installing 64 public charging points for electric vehicles across 11 of its car parks.

Lewes Cycle, Walk and Stop Workshop

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.

Deputy Leader calls on government to 'rip up' 783 housing target

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.

Council continues support for 'essential' flood management project

The use of natural flood management measures in Lewes district have been applauded by Cabinet councillors at Lewes District Council today (December 8).

Council continues to support residents through financial hardship

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.

Lewes District Council contributes to 'extremely important' report on councils achieving net zero

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.

A 15% reduction in district's carbon footprint is 'important milestone'

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.

Council sea defence repairs 'crucial' for Peacehaven

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'.

Environment First's 'essential contribution' to Lewes bonfire applauded

The Environment First team at Lewes District Council collected seven tonnes of rubbish left behind by 30,000 bonfire night revellers in Lewes.