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Urge our next MP to support the Climate & Nature Bill

Urge our next MP to support the Climate & Nature Bill

Urge our next MP to support the Climate & Nature Bill   The Climate & Nature (CAN) Bill aims to restore nature and keep up the fight to cut carbon emissions. It could become law after the General Election. Over 1,480 organisations, politicians, and...

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Donate a drink – and make a difference

Donate a drink – and make a difference

Donate a drink – and make a difference Lewes Pound’s Donate-a-Drink Scheme has distributed over 11,000 Lewes Pounds to enable food bank clients to enjoy a treat and support local Lewes businesses at the same time. Lewes Pound co-ordinator Susan Murray explains how you...

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Moving with the times: Nevill produces its own bus timetable

Moving with the times: Nevill produces its own bus timetable

Moving with the times: Nevill produces its own bus timetable Ann Link reports on a resident-driven initiative on Lewes’ Nevill Estate to get more people using the local buses - by knowing when they will turn up.   It started at a bus stop. I showed Sarah O’Kane my...

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How to protect yourself from surface water flooding

How to protect yourself from surface water flooding

How to protect yourself from surface water flooding NEW DATE: Saturday 30 March, 11am-12.30pm, Lewes Climate Hub 32 High Street, Lewes, BN7 2LU As climate change results in more severe rainfall, join Friends of Lewes to discuss practical steps to help protect your...

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Great Big Lewes Litter Pick

Great Big Lewes Litter Pick

Great Big Lewes Litter Pick Sunday 17 March, 10.30am -12 midday, meet at The Gallops entrance on Nevill Road As part of Lewes Climate Hub’s Rethink Rubbish season, Litter Free Lewes is organising a litter-picking event on Sunday 17th March, starting at the entrance to...

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Vacancy: Become a Climate and Energy Champion

Vacancy: Become a Climate and Energy Champion

Vacancy: Become a Climate and Energy Champion Local community energy company OVESCo is recruiting! It has an exciting opportunity for two new people to become ‘Climate and Energy Champions’ and to join a small and friendly team supporting local residents and...

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Eco-renovation guidance from someone who’s done it!

Eco-renovation guidance from someone who’s done it!

Eco-renovation guidance from someone who’s done it!   Following the Warm Your Home! season at Lewes Climate Hub, we were delighted to receive these resources from Judith Leary-Joyce, drawing on her own ‘eco-renovation’ journey. Valuable for anyone looking to make...

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Heat pumps and funding for insulation

Heat pumps and funding for insulation

Renewables Round-up: Heat pumps and funding for insulation Local renewable energy specialist Neil Williams highlights some important developments for homeowners looking to make their properties greener, warmer and cheaper to run High-temperature heat pumps In the last...

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Seedy Saturday 2024

Seedy Saturday 2024

Seedy Saturday Saturday 3 February, 10am-3pm, Lewes Town Hall (Fisher Street entrance) Adults - £1; Children - free Don’t miss this annual fixture in the Lewes calendar, with stalls, talks, music, children’s activities, cakes and refreshments – and, of course, the...

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Webinar: Eco Retrofit in conservation areas 

Webinar: Eco Retrofit in conservation areas 

Webinar: Eco Retrofit in conservation areas  Thursday 22 February, 10am-11.30am, FREE, Book your place here Join Community Energy South for a free webinar exploring what householders need to address, and how much planning leeway local authorities have, when looking to...

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Retrofitting a home in a conservation area

Retrofitting a home in a conservation area

Retrofitting a home in a conservation area Local architectural academic Suzy Nelson reports on the recent talks by Chris Proctor and Alex Moojen (pictured) at Lewes Climate Hub on what can and can’t be done to homes in the Lewes Conservation Area to reduce draughts...

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Support wildlife in Lewes allotments

Support wildlife in Lewes allotments

Support wildlife in Lewes allotments Do you have an allotment? The Lewes Mosaic project is developing a programme of wildlife surveys and workshops to identify the rich biodiversity currently and potentially to be found on allotment sites in and around Lewes– and it...

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