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TOWN - last night on TV

On 19 Aug 2011 at 8:37am Shardlake wrote:
Had a restless night, hardly daring to believe that Nick Crane actually referred to Lewes in 'West Sussex'. I may write to Points Of View. If I can be ars*d.
On 19 Aug 2011 at 9:26am pedant wrote:
there is no * in "arsed".
On 19 Aug 2011 at 9:43am kettle wrote:
Missed it - what was he saying about lewes?
On 19 Aug 2011 at 9:52am Shardlake wrote:
He was on about the Lewes Pound, as they have a Totnes Pound too (which last night's episode featured). Some horribly familiar comparisons with Lewes too....
On 19 Aug 2011 at 9:58am 'ere be monsters wrote:
Really annoys me when Lewes isn't referred to as the County Town of Sussex.
On 19 Aug 2011 at 10:05am Spartacus wrote:
Sharders is right, what was really annoying was that he he said it was in "WEST" Sussex. Blood and sand!
On 19 Aug 2011 at 10:11am Bealknap wrote:
Shardlake, how's the back?
On 19 Aug 2011 at 12:33pm Lopster wrote:
'ere be - hear hear!!
On 19 Aug 2011 at 2:40pm Jack Barak wrote:
The programme didn't really grab me after the first 10 mins or so. Did Nicholas Crane mention what jobs had taken the place of all the ones that had gone since he first visited Totnes in his youth?
Other than the one bloke with the rickshaw - though fair play to him for spotting a business opportunity.
On 19 Aug 2011 at 3:22pm Mercian wrote:
There aren't quite as many new-age reiki-tiedye-feng shui-buddhist types in Lewes as there are in Totnes.
Ludlow is a bit like Lewes as well, well Lewes if it was more remote, had two michelin starred restaurants and a greengrocers like this:

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On 19 Aug 2011 at 7:12pm Get your facts straight wrote:
EBM you goon. Lewes is the county town of EAST Sussex. Chichester will be so upset with you!
On 19 Aug 2011 at 9:06pm High Dudgeon wrote:
Let Chichester be upset - they've got the best church anyway. Lewes is the county town of Sussex. Never did have any time for this east and west nonsense!
On 20 Aug 2011 at 12:08am AYATOLLAH HOGMANNY wrote:
Like the idea of a rickshaw service, if I could afford one I would do it in Lewes, EAST SUSSEX myself, good idea for all the drunks on a saturday night as they just hang their heads over the side, no clearing up as there is in taxis.
On 20 Aug 2011 at 3:22pm Awesome Wells wrote:
Lewes is the County Town of Sussex (bestowed upon town before this East & West nonsense).
On 20 Aug 2011 at 6:06pm Shardlake wrote:
Brother Bealknap, the back gives me jip in the colder weather, but Cromwell's commissions give me no time to sit around moping.
On 20 Aug 2011 at 10:29pm Cliffebimbo wrote:
I was watching a programme on Lewes the other day, and not only was it referred to as being in West Sussex, but they didn't even feature Bonfire!!!! However, they did show The Chalk Pit in Offham......

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