Cabinet councillors have today (9 July) agreed a revised timetable and format for next steps in developing Lewes District Council’s climate change and sustainability strategy. In July 2019, the council declared a Climate Emergency with a headline target of becoming a fully resilient and net-zero council by 2030 and supporting Lewes district […]
Cabinet councillors are set to approve a 25-year plan for Eastbourne’s iconic downland, starting with two initial projects to put the area on the map as a world-leading environmental destination. Eastbourne Borough Council has worked closely with the South Downs National Park Authority (SDNPA) over the last two years to […]
On 16th June 2020, Seaford Town Council provided a virtual Sussex Day celebration Although Covid-19 restrictions meant that disappointingly a physical Sussex Day event could not take place this year, on 16th June, Seaford Town Council hosted a virtual celebration. This virtual event invited Seaford residents to celebrate Sussex Day […]
Eastbourne’s brand new ‘Covid-Ready’ quality assurance scheme is designed to provide all the latest guidance and support for your businesses as you reopen following the coronavirus outbreak, while also reassuring customers, that their visit will meet the highest safety standards. Free to Join The scheme is free to join and covers multiple industry sectors including accommodation, restaurants, […]
The Chancellor has announced a much-needed boost for tourism and hospitality businesses in the Lewes constituency, as part of his Summer Economic Update to kickstart the economy post-coronavirus. Local MP Maria Caulfield has welcomed the measures, which will see VAT for hospitality, accommodation and attraction businesses cut from 20 per […]
The selection of posters that 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 have been udpated. To access and download the posters visit here www.lewes-eastbourne.gov.uk/community/covid-19/licensing-and-environmental-health.
East Sussex College is pledging £1 million to help retrain and upskill people in Sussex following the Coronavirus pandemic. They will invest £ one million of their Adult Education Budget to support economic recovery in Sussex with a range of fully funded courses and qualifications, available to businesses and employees […]
· On average we’ve invested £102 each on sprucing up our outdoor spaces · 48% revealed they think plants that benefit wildlife are a must · But 36% admit they’ll tend to their garden less as restrictions are lifted While lockdown has proved a challenge for many, it’s the opposite story for birds, […]