Making February the month of L&OVe

With Valentines in the air, we'd like to make February a month in which L&OVe reaches out to our local councils - with a motion to put nature at their hearts.


L&OVe for our Neighbourhood continues; as does L&OVe's support for Phoenix Rising and looking forward; to Lewes Water Fair in March with L&OVe


George Marshall's TED Talk

Climate Change - The Gretest Story Never Told

Stories are all-important - we are story-telling beings. George Marshall says 'observe the discrepancy between what we know and what we believe and what we do.' Belief, not knowledge, is what constructs the stories we tell ourselves and determines our behaviour. Dirk Campbell

TTL Energy Group Meeting

9th February 2015 at 7pm, Rights of Man pub in Lewes High St. All welcome.

We'll start with a brief round up of what's been happening and what's planned, for example, recent developments at Ovesco, the latest on draughtproofing events with the re-emergence of SNUG, the energy shop in Newhaven, the next Lewes Eco Open Houses event and the group who are making videos to help people fit secondary glazing.  There's plenty more!

  Join us with your ideas and thoughts of what you would like to see or do. Email for more information. Please let us know if you are coming - or just turn up on the night if you're not sure. See you there!


There are so many reasons why we should move away from plastic dependency - not least of all because 2/3 of the world's fish stocks are suffering from plastic ingestion. Read more...

Lewes Pound Monthly Meeting


7.30pm, Wednesday 11th February 2015, Rights of Man Pub, Lewes.


The Lewes Pound has been busy talking to Lewes District Council and the East Sussex Credit Union about how we can all do more to support each other and our common goals. There is a lot to talk about and a lot of research to be done as we move into looking at the feasibility of moving the Lewes Pound onto an electronic platform.

Learn Permaculture Design for Free

Learning permaculture design can be expensive, so Maddy Harland comes up with a plan to study for free with friends plus she finds free PDC videos, books and low cost resources. More...

Free permaculture website
See the Permaculture website that has no pay wall and publishes articles, practical solutions from readers, news, reviews and films every day - at no charge -

Sustainable neighbourhood for the future

How can we make development in Lewes truly sustainable and resilient for the future? How to address flooding and drought, landscape, local food production, biodiversity and more.


Transition Town Lewes is leading on drafting the policies on sustainability which will influence the Lewes Neighbourhood Plan over the next 20 years. You are invited to join us in 3 meetings in January - March 2015.  All welcome! For more details please contact Kirsten Firth

What is Transition?

  When with TTL recently, 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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