Category: Housing

Council to sell minority share in North Street Quarter to Human Nature Deal is subject to planning permission being secured

Cabinet councillors at Lewes District Council have agreed to sell their minority share in the North Street Quarter site in Lewes to Human Nature, subject to the developer securing planning permission for the new scheme that it wants to bring forward. The decision follows the news last week that MAS […]

Opposition to ‘wild west’ planning reforms has ‘united us all’

Lewes District Council has submitted a ‘candid and critical’ response to the government’s recently announced consultation on reforms to the planning system.  A report updating Cabinet members will be considered on November 12. The controversial reforms would see the government’s housing requirement for Lewes district nearly double, from 483 to […]

Further £105 million to keep rough sleepers off the streets for good

Maria Caulfield MP has welcomed £105 million of additional government funding to keep rough sleepers off the streets for good. In March, government asked local authorities to bring ‘Everyone In’ and the response was outstanding. As a result, there are nearly 15,000 people accommodated in emergency accommodation, including those who […]