What we’d like to keep after lockdown

The COVID-19 pandemic has brought massive loss, uncertainty and hardship. But some positive impacts are also emerging from the changes being imposed on our daily lives and the world around us. Here, some Transition Town Lewes steering group members suggest some of the...

Building Back Better: Doughnut Economics

As attention moves to the lifting of the pandemic lockdown, there’s been lots of discussion about not going back to life as it was but building back better. One concept that’s been taking hold in response to COVID-19 is the principle developed by Oxford economist Kate...
Is this the biggest carbon crash ever?

Is this the biggest carbon crash ever?

We’re adapting to unprecedented changes in how we travel, work and shop. Our sacrifices are compensated by clearer skies and quieter roads. But are carbon emissions falling too? During April 2020, energy demand fell to record lows in the UK, as the coronavirus...

Lewes Friday Food Market – now online

Missing the Lewes Friday Food Market at the Market Tower? You can now order from many of your favourite stallholders online and pick up your order each Friday. The Lewes Friday Food Market has gone virtual! From fresh vegetables to eggs, cheese, meat, poultry, raw...

Time to rethink public space in Lewes?

The pandemic shutdown has created an invaluable opportunity to prioritise pedestrians and cyclists, reduce pollution and create better shared space in Lewes, say Cycle Lewes and Lewes Living Streets Everyone seems to agree that social distancing will remain a key...