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Newhaven Town Council

Clubs and Societies


Newhaven Chamber of Commerce

Newhaven Chamber of Commerce, 43 High Street, Newhaven, East Sussex BN9 9PA. Tel: 01273 517544. Website: . Office open 9.00am – 5.00pm Monday – Friday.

CHARITIES (see also Disabled Persons)

Cats Protection League

Contact: Mrs Jo Polley, 30 Second Avenue, Newhaven BN9 9HP. Tel: 01273 515605/813111

Furniture Now (The Now Charity)

Non-profit organisation helping people on low incomes to furnish their homes and reducing waste by re-cycling furniture. Open Monday to Thursday 9.30am-4.30pm Friday and Saturday 9.30am – 4.00pm. Unit 1, Phoenix Works, North Street, Lewes BN7 2PE. Tel: 01273 487377 Training also now available at Hailsham Training Suite Tel: 01323 887299

Home-Start East Sussex

Offer support to families under stress with at least one child under five. Also recruit parent volunteers who would like to support local families - this includes a 8 week accredited training course and other services when funding available. Open 9.30am – 2.30pm Monday to Friday. 30a High Street, Newhaven, BN9 9PD. Tel: 01273 612025


Support for men who have been sexually abused - specialist support services to men (18+) who have experienced childhood sexual abuse and/or adult sexual assault at any time in their lives. Tel: 01273 911680.

Newhaven, Pecehaven & Seaford Lions Club Charity

Telephone: 0845 833 5981. Email: Web address:


Newhaven Life Boat Station, West Quay, Newhaven, BN9 9BX. Tel: 01273 514143 or 999 (Emergency only).

R.N.L.I. Society.

Contact Paula and Graham Hillman Tel: 01273 515964

St John Ambulance Seahaven – Contact Tel No: 01273 371500

Providing first aid cover for public events within area Telscombe Cliffs – Seaford – Alfriston, please support for neighbouring Divisions as required. Also provide first aid training for members of the community.


Norcross Dance Centre

Principal: Alison Norcross, 14 Arundel Road, Mount Pleasant, Newhaven, BN9 0ND. Tel: 01273 516906

Studio Tempo Dance 

Proprietors – Ms Margaret & Ms Jean Cantell.  Ballroom & Latin dance classes and private lessons.  Tel: 01273 476565 or 01273 513784


Access in Seaford & Newhaven

Raising awareness and enabling disabled people access, services and facilities Chair: Zena Gibbs. Tel: 01323 896813


Sussex Area Office Freephone No: 0800 587 8929 Address: Sussex Area Office, Unit 7, St Joseph's Business Park, St Joseph's Close, Hove BN3 7HG.

Newhaven, Lewes & District Mencap

Headquarters, Riverside Hall, West Quay, Newhaven, BN9 9BP. Tel: 01273 517345

Fitzroy Support

(National Learning Disability Charity for disabled men and women,) Claremont Road, Mount Pleasant, Newhaven, BN9 0NQ. Tel: 01273 514007.

Vista for the Blind and Visually Impaired

Contact: Keith Brain Tel: 01273 612442 Main Office – Tel: 0116 249 8839. Website:


Royal British Legion

Meets at Newhaven Social Club 1st Thursday of every month at 7.30pm Chairman – Mrs Ann King 42 Norman Road, Newhaven BN9 9LJ Tel: 01273 514258


This service is free to all adults 18 years and over who want to improve their mental and physical health and wellbeing.

The focus is on motivation and support for individuals who wish to make a behaviour lifestyle change. We can help you with healthy eating and weight watching, becoming more physically active, stopping smoking and sensible drinking.

The intervention is time limited One to one sessions (approx 6 over a 3 month period) held at The Rehabilitation Centre, Church Hill, 9am-2pm every Tuesday or 9am – 1pm every Wednesday.

Children’s Centre, Denton Island 1pm – 4pm every Thursday. Other times available with prior arrangement. Tel 0800 917 8896 or 01323 723966 for more details.


Castle Hill Group

Chairman – Graham Amy 71 Court Farm Road, Newhaven BN9 9DY Tel: 01273 514942

Friends of Tidemills/Newhaven East Side

Chairman/Founder – Mr Brian “Jim” Skinner. 9 The Grove, Denton, Newhaven BN9 0QY Tel: 01273 517291

Meeching Amateur Dramatic Society (M.A.D.)

Chairman: Tony Gibbs. Tel: 07912

National Coastwatch Institution

Voluntary organisation maintaining lookout at Castle Hill .                                                   Old Castle Lookout Tel: 01273 516464 Secretary: Brian Clarke Tel: 01323 896334

Newhaven Art Club

Chair: Mrs Dawn Wells, 69 Hillcrest Road, Newhaven BN9 9EG. Tel: 01273 516792.

Sussex Community Development Association Ltd (SCDA)

Denton Island Community Centre, Newhaven Tel: 01273 517250                               Email:                                                   31A High Street, Newhaven Tel: 01273 516032                                     Email:      

Newhaven Gardening Society

Secretary: Jenny White. Tel: 01273 516433

Newhaven In Bloom

If you wish to take part in the Annual Newhaven in Bloom competition then please contact Paradise Park.  Tel: 01273 512123

Newhaven Musuem
Operated by Newhaven Historical Society at Paradise Park, Avis Road, Newhaven
The museum closed in October for extensive refitting and is due to reopen on Tuesday 4th April 2017                                                                                                                 Contact 01273 515404 for group bookings, other possible opening times and further information. 

South Heighton Village Hall

Secretary: Sophy Thorpe, tel: 01273 513106,,

South Heighton Bonfire Society

Secretary: Sophy Thorpe, tel: 01273 513106,,

Southdowns Badger Protection Group

Chairman: Graham Amy, 71 Court Farm Road, Newhaven, BN9 9DY. Tel 01273 514942.


Haven Harmonies

No need to read music, mixed choir performing locally. Contact: Marian. Tel: 01273 611068 Email:

Ukulele Group

A fun and informal ukulele group, starting at 7pm at The Hillcrest Centre. No experience necessary and there is no need to be able to read music. New members and new players are very, very welcome.
Will meet fortnightly on a Wednesday.
For more information contact


National Federation of Retirement Pensions Association

Hon. Secretary – Mrs Wingate, 26 Arundel Road, Mount Pleasant, Newhaven, BN9 0ND Tel: 01273 512348

Newhaven Age Concern Day Club

West Quay, Newhaven. Tel: 01273 512708

Newhaven & Peacehaven U3A

Membership Secretary: Mrs Roma Humphrey Tel: 01273 515958. Educational and recreational activities for the over 50’s.


Cyclists Touring Club (East Sussex)

Contact: Mr D W Rix, 27 Fullwood Avenue, Newhaven, BN9 9SP.

Cyclists Touring Club (Seaford & Newhaven)

Contact: Mrs A M Rix, 3 Sutton Drove, Seaford, BN25 3EU. Tel: 01323 894283 (weekdays only)

Denton Island Indoor Bowls Club

Quality bowls club open to experienced bowlers or those new to the sport.
New members welcome and coaching available for all levels of skill.
Open daily between 9am - 7pm. Free trials anytime or come to our New Bowlers session on a Wednesday between 5-7pm.
Denton Island, Newhaven, BN9 9BA. Tel: 01273 514664

Denton & South Heighton Junior Football Club

Secretary - Teresa Nicholson Tel: 07541 060209 Email:

Hillcrest Amateur Boxing Club

Hillcrest Community Centre, Bay Vue Road, Newhaven, BN9 9LH. Secretary: Graeme Savage. Email:

Newhaven Archery Club

Chairman: Mr Jai Scudder. Email:

Newhaven Bowling Club

Play at Bowling Green, Fort Road Recreation Ground, Fort Road, Newhaven, East Sussex.
Secretary: Ms Betty Landrock, Walcott, Hindover Crescent, Seaford. Tel: 01323 893888.

Newhaven Cricket Club

Fort Road Recreation Ground, Fort Road, Newhaven, East Sussex.
Contact: Gary Dove. Tel: 07761786794 Email:

Newhaven Gig Rowing Club or call Mark Beaumont on 07776 140727 or email:

Newhaven Football Club

Fort Road, Newhaven. 
Secretary & Match Secretary: Martin Garry. Tel: 07768508011 Email:


Newhaven Tennis Club

Court Farm Road, Newhaven. Category of members: Juniors, Youth and Adult. Coaching at Club and at other venues. After school clubs at all Newhaven Schools.
Club Secretary: Robert Jackson. Tel: 01273 512162. Email:

Newhaven & Seaford Sailing Club

Newhaven and Seaford Sailing Club is an RYA and AALA Recognized Training Centre with an inland lake at Piddinghoe and also at Seaford Bay from the beach by the Club House. For information visit

Stop Smoking Advise

Call 0800 622 6968 or text ‘smokefree’ to 66777 and someone will call you back.


Denton Women’s Fellowship

Denton Church Hall - 2nd & 4th Tuesday of Month 2.30pm – 4.00pm Leader: Mrs M Cohen, 87 Denton Road, Denton, Newhaven BN9 0QD. Tel: 01273 517854.

South Heighton Women’s Institute

Secretary: Mrs M Helyar. Tel: 01273 515404.


Air Training Corps, Newhaven

Meet Mondays & Thursdays 1700 – 21:30 Hrs.

Officer Commanding – Flt Lt Aiden Gorringe, ATC Hut, Transit Road, Newhaven, BN9 0BB.
Tel: 01273 513218


2nd Denton & South Heighton Beaver Scout Group age 6-8 years. Meet Fridays 5pm at St Leonard’s Church Hall, Denton. Tel: Barbara Tapp 01273 513015 or Jane Jarvis 01273 514467

3rd Newhaven Beaver Scout Group age 6-8 years. Meet Thursdays 5pm for exploring - collecting - visits - camping and achievement badges at the Scout Hut, Fort Road Recreation Ground, Fort Road, Newhaven.  Tel: Robert Martin 01323 890354


1st Newhaven Brownie Pack
Meet Mondays 5.45pm – 7.00pm

2nd Denton Brownie Pack
Meet Tuesdays at St Leonard’s Church Hall, Denton from 6pm to 7.30pm
Brownie Guider – Mrs P Lockyer, 44 Arundel Road, Mount Pleasant, Newhaven, BN9 0NF
Tel: 07762 603361


2nd Denton & South Heighten “Ralph Reader’s Own” Cub Scout Group – for youths, ages 8-11yrs. Meet Fridays 7pm to 8.30pm at St Leonard’s Church Hall, Denton.

3rd Newhaven Cub Scout Group 8-10 1/2yrs.  Meet Thursdays at 6.30pm for Exploring - Collecting - Visits - Camping and Achievement Badges every Thursday 6.30 - 8pm at the Scout Hut, Fort Road Recreation Ground, Fort Road, Newhaven.  Tel: Robert Martin 01323 890354


2nd Newhaven & Denton Guides
Leader: Miss Jacci Milne. Tel: 07724739142
Register via website  or call Jacci for more info.

1st Newhaven & Denton Guides
Leader: Miss Jacci Milne. Tel: 07724739142
Register via website  or call Jacci for more info.


1st Newhaven Rainbows
Contact: Mrs Jill Child. Tel: 07875231106. Meet in Denton Church Hall on Mondays 5.30pm – 6.30pm


2nd Denton & South Heighton Group. Meet Monday 7.30pm – 9.00pm St Leonards Church Hall, Denton. Contact Jane Schools. Tel: 01273 513558.

Explorer Scouts – (14 years to 18 years) – Meet Seaford Wednesday and Peacehaven Friday. Tel: 0844 414 6086

Sea Cadets, Newhaven & Seaford Unit

HQ – TS Defiance, Chapel Street, Newhaven. Tel: 01273 514871
Young Juniors 10-12yrs; Sea Cadets 12-18yrs.  Parade Nights Monday and Friday 6.45pm - 9.15pm.

Start Art and Smart Art

Art classes for children at the Hillcrest Centre, also involvement in community art projects.
Organiser: Carol Havard, 163 Lewes Road, Newhaven, BN9 9SU. Tel: 01273 515033
Email: Website:

Sussex Army Cadet Force

The Cadet Hut, Transit Road, Newhaven BN9 0BB.
Commanding Officer: Abigail Shepherd. Website:

Youth Drop In

Youth Advisory project for 11-18 year olds Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday 4.00 – 6.00pm.
Denton Island Community Centre.

Free and confidential service. Tel: 01273 517250 / 07920 526215 or email


Denton & South Heighton Youth Club

Every Friday during term time only 6.45pm – 9.15pm. 11-16 year olds preferably living in the Denton & South Heighton area. Denton & Mount Pleasant Social Centre, Denton Road, Denton.

Contact Kay Watts. Tel: 01273 517250.

Lewes Road Hut Youth Club

Meet Monday Evenings 8-12 year olds 5pm – 7pm and Wednesday Evenings 13—18 year olds 7pm – 9pm in term time at Lewes Road Hut, Lewes Road Recreation Ground. Contact Kay Watts. Tel: 01273 517250

Rock Solid Youth Club

Meet Thursday evenings in term time at Shakespeare Hall, Fort Road, Newhaven. 11-16 year olds 7-9pm

Contact: Sara Alexander. Tel: 07763 333998

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