TTL December Social

  Monday 21 December, 7.30pm, Lewes Arms

Come to the final TTL Social of the year. See what transition groups have been up to this year and share ideas for next year's initiatives, whether you're interested in renewable energy, local food growing, sustainable transport or something else completely! Everyone warmly welcome.

Lewes Food Market

  Christmas Eve Lewes Food Market on December 24th, 9am to 12/12.30pm.
Don't forget... every Friday morning at the Market Tower, Market Street, Lewes. It's bursting with fresh, seasonal, local produce. See you there!
Try this winter recipe for Celeriac & potato mash...

Lewes Craft Market

  December market dates for your diary...
Late night market on Thursday 3rd December, 5pm to 9pm.
Monthly market on Saturdays 5th December, 10am to 2pm.
Last-minute Christmas market on Saturday 19th December, 10am to 2pm.
All at the Market Tower, Market Street, Lewes.

Opportunity to invest in Meadow Blue Community Energy


The Ethex website has just gone live & already has investors

The MBCE website is also live

Community Share Offer document here...

Watch the video on YouTube...

The share offer aims to raise £640,000, which will be invested in a 5MW solar array at Merston Farm in Chichester, is eligible for Enterprise Investment Tax (EIS) tax relief and aims to pay investors 7% interest/annum. The directors of Meadow Blue Community Energy include Chris Rowland (a director of OVESCO Ltd CIC) and Nick Rouse (a director of OVESCO Ltd CIC & OVESCO Limited CBS) as well as Julie Salmon, Dave Barton and Steve Webb.

IMPORTANT: due to recent changes to the Enterprise Investment Tax (EIS) tax relief announced on the 26th October, investors cheques must clear by the 23rd November and BACS payments by 24th November. For more information about how and when to invest go to the Ethex website

This is almost certainly the last chance to benefit from a share offer in a community energy project using EIS.

Chris Rowland – Director OVESCO Ltd CIC & Meadow Blue Community Energy.

Lewes Development Debate

The Lewes Development Debate on 15 September, hosted by community developer Lewes Phoenix Rising, attracted a packed house. A full film of the event will be available soon. A petition has been set up to urge Lewes District Council to reconsider redevelopment plans for the Phoenix/North Street site. More on the debate from Sussex Express here..


Worth a click...

An inspirational new website that compares high-impact culture with what we’d like to see instead. Navigate your way around the site by clicking on images. Take a look...

What is Transition?

  When with TTL, Rob Hopkins asked people "What is Transition?". Here's what they told him...

Transition Town Lewes (TTL)  is a network of Lewes people. We’re working on local solutions in response to the global problems of climate change, economic change and the end of cheap energy and other resources.

Please get in touch if you would like to meet some of the people involved in project work for TTL.

And don't forget to subscribe to the TTL monthly newsletter to keep up to date with our news and events.

Transition is about the creation of resilient communities. It's not about campaigning but designing. It's about putting in place systems that will help us to deal with the big changes that are on the way. Those changes will be in three main areas: energy, the economy and the environment. Read more and get linked in to the bigger picture!

Tell everyone you know about Transition Town Lewes
Together we can achieve so much more. We’re fuelled by local ingenuity and a passion for positive change in challenging times. This is our town, our future, so get in touch to share your ideas and be involved.

Take a look at our events, read some news and hopefully, get inspired by what you find here.



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