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Neighbourhood Plan questionnaire

Please submit your Neighbourhood Plan questionnaire to the Town Council Offices by the new date of 31st August. We are already looking at the views submitted so far and will let you know at meetings at the end of October what people think o...

Lewes to Newhaven Raft Race

This year’s raft race was set to take place on Sunday 10th August but has been postponed by a month due to a low number of entries. The organisers are now appealing for more entries ready for the revised date of 7th September in a bid...

Proposed closure of HSBC Bank

The town council has today sent the following letter to the Rt Hon Danny Alexander MP at HM Treasury: Dear Mr Alexander Closure of HSBC Bank, Newhaven  Newhaven Town Council has been bitterly disappointed at the recent announcement by ...


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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