Month: August 2020

Council launches annual canvass encouraging voters to register

Residents in Lewes district are being urged to make sure their electoral registration details are correct so that their voice is heard on decisions that affect them.  The annual canvass ensures that Lewes District Council keeps the electoral register updated, identifying any residents who are not registered, so that they can be encouraged to […]

Florist scoops £2,500 to grow budding new business

An entrepreneurial florist has won £2,500 towards her new business start-up in the first ever ‘virtual’ final of the Local Enterprise and Apprenticeship Platform (LEAP) annual award.   Clare Smith beat the other finalists who all had to present their business plans to a panel of judges in a Dragon’s Den-style competition, which was held online this year due […]

Heat and Thunderstorm Warnings

UK weather warnings have been issued by the Met Office, covering Thunderstorms over the next 6 days including today. It is difficult for us to summarise these, so we would recommend referring to their website for full details. Their home page is https://www.metoffice.gov.uk/. The UK weather warnings are at https://www.metoffice.gov.uk/weather/warnings-and-advice/uk-warnings#?date=2020-08-12. Once there […]

THE UNREFUNDABLES

·     SHOPPERS LEFT OUT OF POCKET BY POST-COVID REFUND POLICIES ·       ONE IN THREE SHOPPERS ACTIVELY AVOIDING PURCHASING DUE TO REFUND WORRIES The global pandemic, COVID-19, has disrupted almost every area of our lives in some way. In addition to obvious disruption to our daily routines like meeting friends, working from the […]

Please Save Water

This important message is being issued at the request of South East Water. They supply water to much of Sussex and Kent, and parts of Hampshire, but this message also relates to water consumption in other areas. South East Water are experiencing very high demand for tap water, which is putting […]

Eastbourne Eye

Offering panoramic views of this lovely town, the 35 metre tall Eastbourne Eye will be on the Western Lawns until 31 August. Tickets can be purchased at the time of riding and cost £5 for adults and £4 for children under 1.4 metres tall. The now usual social distancing precautions are in place when […]

MINUTES of a Meeting of the Community Services Committee held via Zoom on Thursday 30th July 2020 at 7.00pm.

This is a draft ot the minutes of the Council meeting that contain items of general interest:- Present:Councillors S Dunn (Chair), L Wallraven (Vice-Chair), M Brown, J Cash, J Edson, M Everden andJ Meek.Tony Jackson, Project and Facilities ManagerSharan Brydon, Projects Support Officer (Facilities)Georgia Raeburn, Executive Support Officer5 members of […]