On 13 Dec 2007 at 5:25pm Lavinia wrote:
Oh goody, a new shop with wonderful wares has opening in Fisher Street.
Does anybody know what the shop is/shall be called?
On 13 Dec 2007 at 6:35pm SHS wrote:
Waves? Blown Dry? A Cut Above? Hair Today Gone Tomorrow?
On 13 Dec 2007 at 8:38pm For The Record wrote:
Can you advise what type of "wares" does this shop sell or do I need to investigate this myself?
On 13 Dec 2007 at 9:32pm Cat Woman wrote:
Its one of those shops with sparkly slippers in the window/organic toilet brushes and a stone. Might as well visit Wickle or Flint.
On 13 Dec 2007 at 9:59pm Its me wrote:
Oh goody! Just what Lewes needs. Another over priced shop, selling nothing that useful and appealing, mainly, to middle class, middle aged mothers, who have nothing better to do than spend their husbands London salaries!
On 14 Dec 2007 at 6:25am FA wrote:
I presume this is the old fruit and veg shop ? If so, the stuff in there just about sums this town up yet again.
I don't hear David Quinn moaning about "yet another shop that has no commercial value" like he whinges about a new Aldi or an extension to Tescos.
After driving through Uckfield last night with it's lovely christmas lights and range of shops that appeal to all of society....not just the upper class arty-farty snobs, it make you see just what an absolute joke this town is.
On 14 Dec 2007 at 1:21pm George Doors wrote:
FA have you tried shopping in the Cliffe, there are more normal shops down there. It is not all antique shops and it is closer than 'ukfield
On 14 Dec 2007 at 3:17pm FA wrote:
So pleeeease George Doors....enlighten me. What "normal" shops do we have ? Of course i've tried shopping in the Cliffe....i've lived here for nearly 40 years and unless you collect antiques, drink copious amounts of alcohol or want your hair cutting on a daily basis, the town has very very little to offer the "normal" shopper....where as Uckfield and Burgess Hill do.
On 14 Dec 2007 at 4:03pm Lewesianne wrote:
I must admit, the Christmas lights are pathetic and embarrassing. If it wasn't for the shops putting their own up, then you wouldn't know it was Christmas. Does anyone know why the coulcil are so tight with the decorations? There must be a good reason, ie, the person in charge of this department is blind or a Johovah's Witness!
I have not done any Christmas shopping in Lewes at all. Purely because I know I can get more outside of Lewes.
On 14 Dec 2007 at 7:00pm FA wrote:
Let's just look at the high street shall we George Doors.
From the bottom, we have Nat west, Halifax, letting agents, pizza express, Dentists, record shop, steamer trading, luggage shop, coffee shop, Wickle, sussex express, parking shop, hair dressers, council offices, doctors, sussex stationers, mens clothing shop, bright ideas, and that's as far as i can remember.
On the other side of the road, there's only Tizzy's of any real note.
Now, up and down the high street, you pick me out some "normal shops".....i'll go for Bright ideas, sussex stationers, Steamer trading (just) and Tizzy's
WOWEEEEEE !!!!!!!!!!! Your turn George
On 14 Dec 2007 at 7:21pm George Doors wrote:
If you remember I was talking about the Cliffe and yes we all know that there are antique shops there - no need to spell out the obvious.
Ok normal shops
Fishing tackle shop
Mays - sell vitually everything
Helath food shop
Harveys - beer - off licence
Mower and bike repairers
Out door shop.
Doorsteps - cafe
I am sure that I have missed some out. So FA you should come to Cliffe rather think that is coffee and antiques.
On 15 Dec 2007 at 2:41pm simon loxwood wrote:
thank god lewes has got tizz's to stick two fingers up at the world,how long has it been there 20 yrs ? hes the only shop keeper i know who tells it as it is, cool shop............
On 15 Dec 2007 at 4:46pm FA wrote:
Well praise the lord Simon !!!
On 15 Dec 2007 at 6:20pm simon wrote:
dont know if tizz is the lord but he's a laugh though, and a lewes lad at that not many lewes shop run by lewes folk nowadays bless you FA x
On 15 Dec 2007 at 6:40pm FA wrote:
You are the owner of Tizzy's and i claim my £5
On 15 Dec 2007 at 8:31pm For The Record wrote:
You forgot to mention the Gift & Card Shop next to Tizz's - the girl that runs it is very pleasant and helpful.
I think the best shop in Lewes is Bright Ideas and it's always popular with the locals and visitors to the town. I fear that if it were to go, it would be sadly missed and it's loss would have a detrimental effect upon the nearby traders and the town.
On 15 Dec 2007 at 8:57pm George Doors wrote:
FA can you agree that Cliffe has a good selection of "normal" shops or do except defeat by cowardly not responding??
On 16 Dec 2007 at 10:12am simon wrote:
bright ideas good but what was the shop before white mans ?sorry fa no £5 your wrong again but do i get £5 i know you
On 16 Dec 2007 at 10:39am simon wrote:
lewes motor factors now that a good shop FA !
On 17 Dec 2007 at 11:16pm George Doors wrote:
Agree lewes motor factors are good
On 18 Dec 2007 at 12:26pm simon wrote:
lewes motor factors are open chistmas day ?
On 18 Dec 2007 at 3:33pm FA wrote:
Is it a coincidence that the owner of LMF is called Simon too ?
On 18 Dec 2007 at 3:34pm FA wrote:
Sorry for not responding earlier but i have been having big problems posting on here
On 18 Dec 2007 at 10:48pm George Doors wrote:
I appologise for calling you a coward then. But Cliffe has a good selection of normal shops as illustrated above!!
On 19 Dec 2007 at 10:31am simon wrote:
ok FA you said i was tizzs now you say im lewes motor factors,do you want me to own any more lewes shops ? or do you think 2 people may have the same name ?.or am i as stropy as him still good car parts and quick at getting parts if a bit moody. and as for being mr tizz, well can tell you dont have a clue who he is ... (hippy funny gorden ramsey ? ) still know how you are ho ho have a good one FA
On 21 Dec 2007 at 1:09pm Apple Cart wrote:
Who owns these 'new' shops that are infecting our town?
Clearly their only purpose is for money laundering because I'm da mned if I can tell what they sell.
On 21 Dec 2007 at 6:03pm simon wrote:
dont you like balls of string for £35 whats wrong with you ?
On 21 Dec 2007 at 10:26pm Lewesianne wrote:
Well as I was walking past the shop next to Barbican Carpets, it was heaving with people. I really don't think they were buying - just giving themselves a laugh at the silly prices!
On 23 Dec 2007 at 10:06am Spinster Of This Parish wrote:
Well said Lewesianne!
On 23 Dec 2007 at 2:42pm Apple Cart wrote:
Aaaaahaaaa! Balls of string is it. Do they all sell string? Is the string organic?
On 16 Jan 2008 at 5:21pm Maddie wrote:
Sorry to be negative about new things and enterprise, but I think the above is also true of that new patisserie on Station Street. My neighbour said we should support them because they were living their dream and got all their stuff fresh from London every day. But that begs the question - since it caters for people mainly going to London (on the train, I mean), why bother? The almond croissant I bought didn't actually have any almond paste in it and it was literally twice as expensive as one next to my work in London.
We all have dreams of working in Lewes but they have to be useful. My boyfriend and I have been thinking about a restaurant for ages - not poncey and not an Italian chain - but this gap in the market hasn't been successfully filled by anywhere for a while so I presume there's not enough demand. Actually, my boyfriend really wants to open a morning bacon sarnie stall on each side of the station entrance - I bet it'd get more trade on those cold mornings!
Another thing, is anyone else seriously p*ssed off with spending £3 on a coffee in Nerd or Costalot only to have their coffee-and-chat or paper-reading session interrupted by screaming little Tristans and Jemimas who are smilingly indulged by their parents? Parents - if your kids can't behave, take them outside!
On 16 Jan 2008 at 5:35pm Apple Cart wrote:
I prefer coffee from the Riverside cafe myself. £1 for a takeaway cup and you don't get it in a bucket! Their milkshakes are to die for too. Put it this way, two weak coffee's and two sickly sweet hot choc's for the kids = £9+ at Cost bomb. The same with better coffee and chocolate at the Riverside = £4.80 sit in, less if take away. No contest really.
On 18 Apr 2008 at 5:10pm kessa wrote:
FA needs to chill out! If its that much of a big deal GO TO BLOODY UCKFIELD!
On 18 Apr 2008 at 5:16pm FA wrote:
I do...and Burgess Hill...so shove that in your pipe and smoke it.
And i'm thoroughly chilled out pal especially as this thread is 4 months old...peasant
On 11 Feb 2009 at 8:38am who knows wrote: