Day: 7 May 2020

Covid-19 cost to council could be as high as £380,000 a week

Cabinet councillors today (May 7) heard that Covid-19 is having an ‘unprecedented, detrimental impact’ on council finances and further government support is needed to cover huge losses caused by the pandemic.  In line with many local authorities across the country, Lewes District Council’s income could fall drastically because  of the coronoavirus crisis, planned savings are not being achieved and spending has soared. The council estimates that additional […]

CASHFLOW CRUNCH SET TO CAUSE CHAOS FOR LOGISTICS IF CBILS ISN’T SORTED, SAYS FTA

The government’s Coronavirus Business Interruption Loan Scheme (CBILS) is still failing to protect businesses from across the logistics sector from financial calamity, claims leading business organisation FTA ( Freight Transport association), thanks to the failure of those implementing the scheme to speed decision-making and process applications in good time.  And, […]

Covid-19 posters for your customers

A selection of posters have been made available for business owners to display on their premises, including guidance on delivery and collection services, reminders for social distancing and closed due to Covid-19 messages. To access and download the posters visit here: https://www.lewes-eastbourne.gov.uk/community/covid-19/licensing-and-environmental-health. Emergency funding for artists and creative freelancers The £1.5m […]

Ve Day 75

In 1945, after six long years, people came together to celebrate the end of fighting in Europe. Seventy-five years on we can’t hold street parties with family or friends to remember those who made the ultimate sacrifice, those who returned home, and all who fought on the Home Front. But […]