The Lewes Pound was delighted to be able to give out LP1780 to food bank users in the run-up to Christmas. This enabled them to have a small treat or buy  something special rather than… Read More


Times are really hard right now for many in our community, especially those using our local food banks. That is why the Lewes Pound has set up our Just Giving page – https://www.justgiving.com/crowdfunding/lewespoundsforfoodbankclients – so… Read More

There’s still time to donate a drink

The Lewes Pound Donate a drink image

A big thank you to all of you who have donated a Drink at the Depot to help support local food bank users. You might have noticed some extra publicity recently and this certainly seems… Read More

The Lewes Pound becomes part of the Union

The Lewes Pound becomes part of the Union

Local currency provider opens first business account at East Sussex Credit Union East Sussex Credit Union, the county’s leading ‘not for profit’ savings and loans co-operative has confirmed that The Lewes Pound has become its… Read More


Our director, Susan Murray reports: On 20th September a film unit was in town to make a film about the Lewes Pound. Our fame is such that this is not so very unusual. On this… Read More

Why inequality is built into money supply

This is another useful three minute video by the campaign group Positive Money who have successfully engaged and corrected both the BBC economics team and certain Bank of England officials on the lazy thinking that… Read More

Video ‘walkthrough’ of interactive map

 Not everyone is comfortable with technology. Many of you will have already seen the interactive map listing the businesses and traders who take the Lewes Pound. However the more ‘interactive’ something is, the more complicated… Read More

August Market Booklet

Each month, the Lewes Food Market produces its own booklet as part of Market Year. It contains a ‘producer profile’ and imaginative seasonal recipes based on local produce (we recommend the chilled pea and lettuce… Read More