DONATE A DRINK EXPANDS EVEN MORE

The Lewes Pound is delighted that there are now six Lewes businesses that support Lewes food banks through our Donate-a-Drink scheme, whereby customers can add £3 to their bill which will be given out as… Read More

Please Support Ouse Valley Solar Farm

The Lewes Pound encourages you to support the Ouse Valley Solar Farm. We are asking you, supporters of renewable energy and the sustainability agenda to help get the planning permission required so Lewes District Council  can… Read More

COP with the Climate Hub at Depot 1st-12th November

The Lewes Pound will be joining Lewes Climate Hub at Depot Cinema in Lewes for 11 days of exhibitions, talks and workshops as part of the Depot Climate Action! Festival. As world leaders gather in… Read More

DONATE-A-DRINK RETURNS

  It’s been a long wait, but finally the Lewes Pound is able to give out all the Lewes Pounds that accumulated from Donate-A-Drink before the pandemic lockdowns. They will be going out to people… Read More

PATINA AND THE LEWES POUND

  Patina and its annual Moving On Parade celebrating young people moving from primary to secondary education in the Lewes area is one of the most special community events in Lewes. It featured on one… Read More

Lewes Pound 2020 issue launches 25th September

The Lewes Pound is pleased to announce that the new 2020 issue of our currency will launch on 25th September. Normally this would be a time for new beginnings, but this year it all seems… Read More

The Lewes Pound – more than just money

During the Covid crisis it hasn’t really been possible to spend Lewes Pounds, either because businesses that accept them have been closed or because businesses have preferred contactless payments, rather than paper, to reduce the… Read More

THE LEWES POUND AND THE UN SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT GOALS

We at the Lewes Pound believe in acting local and thinking global, to use the cliched but useful saying. We therefore decided to measure what we are doing against the UN Sustainable Development Goals. Below… Read More

Support our local ecosystems by playing a new lottery

The Lewes Pound is pleased to support the South Downs Lottery as another way of protecting and promoting our local environment. It has been launched by South Downs National Park Trust as a fun way… Read More

Design plans for the Lewes Pound in 2020

The Lewes Pound will be starting work on the new issue due in 2020 once the holiday season is out of the way. We have already started to talk about possible designs. We are keen,… Read More