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Centenary of the Pells of Lewes

A community celebration of the centenary of the Pells area of Lewes has been delayed until 2021, but a new history book, and a bunting project decorating the area’s streets, park and swimming pool, have continued apace despite the Covid-19 … Continue reading

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Lewes and Eastbourne: 100 Years of Council Housing

Eastbourne Borough and Lewes District Councils have compiled a 24-page booklet to celebrate the centenary of the Addison Act, which started large scale building of social housing in the UK. Dr Christopher Addison recognised that good quality housing had a … Continue reading

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Free downloads of digitised records from the National Archives, Kew

While the National Archives at Kew is closed to visitors during the Covid-19 pandemic, it is making some digitised records available via its website free of charge during the period of closure. Normally the charge is £3.50 per record. Registered … Continue reading

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