Phoenix March attracts 1,000! (We counted them! Twice!)

WOW! The Phoenix March through Lewes on Saturday, led by Mayor Susan Murray Attendance ranged from 850 to over 1,000 as people of all ages and walks of life protested the threat to Lewes’ independent businesses, community and unique character if the Santon/LDC plans get the go-ahead from the South Downs National Park Authority this Thursday.…

Overwhelming support for latest LPR Plans!

Only  12  days left to comment on the latest Santon/LDC plans before the 16 November deadline! Email planning@lewes.gov.uk, citing planning application SDNP/15/01146/FUL Overwhelming support for latest LPR plans Last week’s public consultation on our updated plans for part of the Phoenix Estate, ‘Phoenix Works’, attracted well over 500 people and overwhelming public support. A big…

LPR Dinner/Auction and Update

The LPR Dinner/Auction on 29th May at Pelham House is shaping up to be an amazing night! You can get tickets at http://auctionnightatpelhamhouse.eventbrite.co.uk or contact Juliet at oxborrow1@aol.com if you’d like to pay by cheque or reserve a table. All money raised will go towards the next stage of our campaign to secure affordable houses and workspace…

Industry will be driven to wall if Lewes’s Phoenix Estate is relocated

Great letter in the Sussex Express, now online, written by Matt Kent, prospective independent candidate for Lewes http://www.sussexexpress.co.uk/news/letters/industry-will-be-driven-to-wall-if-lewes-s-phoenix-estate-is-relocated-1-6710508   After reading Clive Hobden’s letter (Sussex Express, April 17th 2015), I was left wondering whether he had been down to North Street, Lewes, recently to see all the great industry, creativity and jobs that he quite…

Town Council objects to North St planning app.

Town Council objects to North St planning application At the planning committee meeting on April 14, Lewes Town Council agreed to object to the Santon and Lewes District Council (LDC) planning application for North Street. Why? Displacement of businesses on site would lead to the loss of jobs and the loss of the economic cluster…