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The Environment Agency is warning that the river is likely to overtop flood defences at the midnight tide tonight (Friday 13th January). Areas that could be affected include East Side Recreation Ground, North Quay, Railway Quay and Newhaven...

Grants Available for Local Organisations

Are you a local group or organisation working for the benefit of Newhaven residents? Newhaven Town Council has a small annual grants budget and is now inviting local groups to apply for funding.  For more information click here  F...

Flood Alleviation Scheme work begins

Contractors working for the Environment Agency arrived on Huggett's Green (West Quay lawns) this week to commence work on improving the flood defences for the town.  The green area is fenced off, but access along the Riverside walkway ...


About Newhaven and the Town Council

Newhaven is a small busy port town at the mouth of the River Ouse and surrounded by the South Downs. It has an active fishing fleet and marina with boats visiting from across Europe. Conveniently situated between Brighton, Lewes and Eastbourne and with easy year round ferry access to France, Newhaven has attractions for all the family; whether its exploring Paradise Park or the Fort, or just enjoying the beautiful coastal and Downland scenery.

Newhaven Town Council was formed in 1974 when local government was reorganised. It provides a number of facilities for local residents, including social centres and play areas and is responsible for Newhaven Cemetery. Follow the links on the left for more information about who we are and what we do, and for useful information about the town, including events in the town.


Newhaven Town Council
18 Fort Road
Tel:01273 516100

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