Peacehaven Community Event

The Zero Heroes team were in Peacehaven on the 4th of Feburary at the Meridian Centre to promote the Zero Heroes Community Competition. The visit gave us the opportunity to tell the people of Peacehaven about the Lewes District Council Food Waste Recycling Service and how they can help win a share of £40,000 for […]

Newick Village Market.

We had a great morning at the Newick Village Market spreading the word about the Zero Heroes Community Competition and the Food Waste Recycling Service with Matthew Busby from Lewes District Council. We had a stall at the Market, along with others selling various local produce, where we informed people about how they can  help Newick win […]

Update on Zero Heroes – January 2014

Happy New Year from the Democratic Society. Here is the latest news on the Zero Heroes Community Competition. The competition results have been updated on the Zero Heroes Website. The top three areas are East Saltdean & Telscombe Cliffs, Ouse Valley & Ringmer and Barcombe & Hamsey. If your area reduces waste you are guaranteed […]

Is Local GDS a good idea?

There is a conversation going on online about the concept of a Local Government Digital Service, modelled on the lines of central government’s GDS. See, for example, Dominic’s tweet, and posts from Carl Haggerty (in 2012) and Richard Copley (on Monday). I can see the appeal of a single solution, a piece of beautiful design […]

Christmas Update on Zero Heroes.

Seasons Greetings to all from The Democratic Society, below is an update on the Zero Heroes Community Competition. First of all, we would like to thank all of those who met us and signed up at the various Christmas Events throughout the Lewes District. Alistair and Susie joined Matthew Busby, Recycling Customer Support Officer for […]

Clean Bin Movie Review

Denise from Lewes Freegle recently posted a Film Review of a “Clean Bin Movie” that was screened at a community event in Lewes last month. You can read the review here. Attendees were also given the opportunity to sign up to the Zero Heroes Community Competition to help generate extra points for their area. More points […]

Community Event Alert – Lewes Freegle Give & Take – The Clean Bin Movie – 30/11

Lewes Freegle have organised another event that focuses on reducing and reusing waste. The Give and Take event will allow attendees to re-home unwanted items and will be followed by a showing of a documentary comedy film about waste called “The Clean Bin Movie”, with time afterwards for questions and answers. The event is at the […]

North Street Quarter – Children’s Takeover Day – Priory School

Last week the Democratic Society facilitated a consultation of Year 10 & 11 Business Studies students and their teachers at the Priory School in Lewes on the proposed North Street Quarter development as part of the Children’s Takeover Day initiative. The pupils were joined by the developer, Clive Wilding, and site designer, Harpreet Lota, and […]