Bus stops in Lewes from 16 September

Locations for temporary bus stops in Lewes have been announced following the news that the owners of the former Bus Station site have served notice terminating the East Sussex County Council’s licence for the site. Information on where to catch your bus in Lewes...

Information about the period of mourning for Her Majesty in Lewes

The ten-day period of mourning for the late Queen has caused some events to be postponed or cancelled as a mark of respect. On the day of the Queen’s funeral on Monday 19 September, Lewes Town Council’s offices will be closed for the Bank Holiday, and...
The new Sovereign is proclaimed in Lewes

The new Sovereign is proclaimed in Lewes

Around the country, gestures of remembrance for Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II and proclamations of the new King Charles III have been taking place. On Saturday 10 September, the Mayor, Councillor Shirley-Anne Sains, attended Lewes House with Councillor Adrian Ross,...
Public invitation to the Lewes Town Proclamation

Public invitation to the Lewes Town Proclamation

The people of Lewes are warmly invited to join the Mayor, Councillor Shirley-Anne Sains, outside the Town Hall tomorrow for the reading of the Proclamation of King Charles III. The Proclamation of the accession of the new King for the town of Lewes will be made by the...
Proclamations and flag-flying

Proclamations and flag-flying

The Union flag was flown at half-mast on the Town Hall flagpole upon learning the news of the death of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II, and will remain at half-mast until the day after the funeral of Her Majesty, excluding days of Proclamation. The accession of new...
Flowers and tributes

Flowers and tributes

It is customary for mourners to leave floral tributes. Those wishing to lay flowers in memorial of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II can do so at Lewes House, 32 High Street, Lewes BN7 1YB, on the front terrace. You are respectfully asked not to lay tributes outside of...
Book of Condolence

Book of Condolence

A Book of Condolence for Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II is available to sign in the Town Hall Foyer on Lewes High Street. The Mayor, as the First Citizen of Lewes and representative of the Crown in Lewes signed the first message, and invites everybody to sign. The...

Faith services

A Service of Thanksgiving for the life of Her Late Majesty Queen Elizabeth II will take place at St Anne’s Church, The Parish Church of Lewes, Western Road at 6.30 pm on Sunday 18 September. All are welcome to attend. Light refreshments will be available between 7.30...
Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II 1926 – 2022

Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II 1926 – 2022

Statement from the Mayor, Councillor Shirley-Anne Sains It is with great sadness that Lewes Town Council learnt of the death of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II. On behalf of the townspeople of Lewes, and councillors and officers of Lewes Town Council, I offer our...