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LEWES COUNCIL INCREASES TAX BURDEN

A council is increasing its burden on residents by more than it needs to, according to opposition councillors who called for additional help for coastal residents whose homes are at risk.

NEW COUNCIL TAX REDUCTION SCHEME OPEN TO ABUSE

A new plan to alter Council Tax reduction in Lewes district has been criticised as being open to abuse, taking money from one group to give to another and leading to lower standard rented accommodation.

DISTRICT'S NEW PLAN IS WIDE OF THE MARK

Lewes District Council's new Corporate Plan has been labelled ‘inadequate’ and ‘not measurable’, with calls for it to be taken back to the drawing board.

FAIRER HOUSING ALLOCATION FOR TOWNS ACROSS THE DISTRICT

A new, fairer housing allocation system proposed by a Conservative councillor moves closer to being implemented across Lewes District after receiving widespread backing at last night’s Full Council meeting (Mon 24 Feb).

FUTURE'S BRIGHTER FOR UTC

Political leaders join call for new era at UTC in Newhaven as the Leader of Lewes District Council and MP for Lewes have issued a statement of hope for the future of the college.
 

LEWES BUSINESS BOOST

Details have been announced for the LEAP Entrepreneur Programme 2020 with future entrepreneurs from Lewes, Seaford, Newhaven, Peacehaven and the surrounding areas being encouraged to take part in next year’s Local Enterprise and Apprenticeship Platform for business support and their chance to win