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The Views of Lewes

After you go through the gates of Falmer station, do you walk over the bridge and head towards Platform 1 to travel straight into Brighton? Next time, consider staying on…

The Struggle for Survival in Non-League: How Lewes FC has endured.

Words by Max Kilham In a year hampered by the COVID-19 pandemic, Chairman Stuart Fuller discusses the impact on his club Lewes and the future of non-league football. Lewes FC…

Playing with fire…but who gets burned?

While up to 30,000 people attended and enjoyed Lewes Bonfire celebrations on the 5th of November, there was a marked lack of public criticism of the deeply racist ‘traditions’ that…

Remember, remember: Bonfire night at Lewes

As we step outside we are greeted with the cold, crisp November air- an air tingling with anticipation. We make our way through campus to the station dressed in coats,…

Making the most of Sussex

Izzy King It’s not just the wonderful city of Brighton on our doorstep; there’s loads more of Sussex to explore if you make a little effort. One of the most…

Remember Remember the 5th of November

Charlee Hawkins Get ready for Lewes’ explosive annual celebration of Guy Fawkes Night! As a fresher, one of the main “must do” events of the year is definitely attending the…

The Charleston Festival

The idyllic cottage, Charleston, which was once home to members of the Bloomsbury group, plays host this summer to a wide range of literary and artistic treats at the annual…

Lewes Climate Camp activists are handed eviction notice

The Climate Camp activists in Lewes are to be evicted after Judge Richard Hayward granted East Sussex County council permission to do so at Brighton County court. The activists had…

Activists set up climate camp

On Friday 22 April, local climate campaigners occupied the abandoned grounds of St. Anne’s school in Lewes. With the support of 60 campers and numbers peaking to one hundred at…

Britain's "rudest place names"

When locals in West Yorkshire won their battle to reinstate the place name ‘Tickle Cock Bridge’ last week, The Times readily welcomed the news by compiling a list of Britain’s…