What's happening locally?

Common Cause CO-OPERATIVE promotes environmentally-sound community development, taking action to make locally-produced, sustainably-grown foods more widely available to all. They also manage the Lewes Farmers' Market and The Lottie Project and Seedy Saturday held once a year in February.

C0-wheels Car Club

Cycle Lewes - promoting cycling for all, in and around Lewes.

Landport Community Garden - growing vegetables, fruit and flowers for distribution on a co-operative basis.

Lewes Community Land Trust capturing land value for communities.

Lewes Organic Allotment Project (LOAP)

Lewes Freegle - recycling group.

Lewes Urban Arboretum Project

Making Lewes - A community organisation that promotes the exchange of knowledge in the fields of Making, Architecture, Design & Sustainability.

Pesticide-free Lewes

The Railway Land Project: a prized nature reserve around which several social and ecological projects gravitate. 

The Hive Lewes: a professional community of freelancers, small businesses, charities and social enterprise based in the heart of Lewes.

Travel Log Lewes is a great place to find out how to get cheap transport around and from Lewes.

Wildflower Lewes


Other organisations nearby:

Brighton Permaculture Trust - Showing, teaching, practising sustainable ecological design.

Plumpton College at Netherfield - Centre for Sustainable Food and Farming

Woodland Enterprise Centre Flimwell

Ringmer Community Orchard

Vert Community Wood


Other Transition Towns nearby:

Hassocks, Hurstpierpoint, Keymer, Ditchling Transition

Transition Mayfield

Cuckmere Valley Transition - a group of local folk from The Cuckmere Valley in East Sussex, excited by the ideas and actions arising from Transition Initiatives world wide.


Transition Network - aiming to inspire, encourage, connect, support and train communities as they self-organise around the transition model, creating initiatives that rebuild resilience and reduce CO2 emissions. 

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