Two new notes launched to celebrate the opening of Depot cinema

Depot cinema

A new special issue of the Lewes Pound will be appearing shortly. This time it will be celebrating the opening of the new Depot cinema in Lewes with unique LP1 and LP5 notes. The notes… Read More

Lewes Pound tests New Smartphone Payments and Rewards Scheme

The Lewes Pound initiative tests a new smartphone payment and rewards scheme with the East Sussex Credit Union, powered by Droplet. Claim your free £5 reward:  Download Droplet, find your favourite local business. Voucher code… Read More

SMART PHONE PAYMENT PILOT STARTING WITH SEVERAL LEWES BUSINESSES IN FEBRUARY 2016

A. This serves as one of the important stepping stones to learn about and prove the provisional survey insights and will help us to achieve a grounded and confident design and investment case for an… Read More

NEXT STEPS FOR THE LEWES POUND

1. We will continue to work closely with great local community organisations: The East Sussex Credit Union as they develop their engagement with local businesses, implement the upgrade to their financial systems and continue with… Read More

FEASIBILITY STUDY—SURVEY RESULTS SO FAR

1. Significant appeal for the Lewes Pound among residents, business owners, and visitors who responded: Between 69% and 75% agreed (slightly or strongly) the Lewes Pound is a good idea to support local businesses and… Read More

THE LEWES POUND 2015 INTO 2016

2015 saw steady circulation of the notes in the local economy and a continuing high level of support for the concept of a local currency. It was also an important year for the Lewes Pound… Read More

PICK UP YOUR LEWES POUNDS – MONTHLY SUBSCRIPTION

A monthly subscription is an easy way to collect your Lewes Pounds. Once you have set up your standing order your money will be waiting for you at the issuing point of your choice, to… Read More

Town Hall Reception Celebrates Lewes Pound Success

On 30th November 2015 the Mayor of Lewes, Susan Murray, held a reception at the town hall to celebrate the success of the Lewes Pound so far and to update stakeholders on progress with a… Read More

Initial Findings of the Electronic Lewes Pound Survey

What Residents, Businesses and Visitors Had to Say: 1. We found significant appeal for the Lewes Pound, surveying a total of 110 residents, business owners, and visitors. a. Between 69% and 75% agreed (slightly or… Read More

Electronic Lewes Pound – Survey of Residents/Shoppers

Have your say, please help shape the design and roll-out of a POTENTIAL ELECTRONIC LEWES POUND PLATFORM—for the benefit of all of us in and around Lewes. This specific survey is aimed at people who… Read More

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