Useful Information

Population approximately 12,250

CITIZENS ADVICE BUREAU

  • Lewes District Citizens Advice – Newhaven Library – Thursdays from 10am -12.45pm and then 1.15pm-3.45pm
  • 37 Church Street, Seaford BN25 1HG – Open Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday  9.30am-3.00pm.
  • 3 North Court, Lewes BN7 2AR – Open Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday 9.30am-3.00pm
  • Southover House, Southover Road, Lewes BN7 1AB – Open Thursday 10.00am-3.00pm
  • Peacehaven Library, Meridian Centre, Peacehaven BN10 8BB – Open Tuesday 9.30am-12.30pm, 1.30pm-3.00pm

Telephone Adviceline 03444 111 444
http://www.citizensadvice.org.uk

FERRY SERVICE TO DIEPPE

0844 576 8836 for bookings and information (Open Monday to Friday 8am to 6pm, Saturdays 8am – 4pm, closed Sundays)
http://www.dfdsseaways.co.uk/ferry-routes/ferry-to-france

HILLCREST COMMUNITY CENTRE

01273 512376
Open 9am-8.30pm most days and 9am-1am most Saturdays.
Activities include arts, crafts, WI market, tea dances, line dancing, wood carving, ballroom dancing, martial arts, tai chi, country market and boxing. Rooms for hire. Crèche
Café open 9am-4pm.

HOSPITALS

Royal Sussex County Hospital

01273 696955
http://www.bsuh.nhs.uk/hospitals/our-hospitals/royal-sussex-county-hospital
 (24 hr Emergency Casualty Service).

Brighton General Hospital

01273 696955 (Brighton Healthcare Trust),
http://www.sussexcommunity.nhs.uk/services/locations/brighton-general-hospital.htm

Eastbourne General Hospital

01323 417400
http://www.esh.nhs.uk/eastbournedgh/

Lewes Victoria Hospital

01273 474153
http://www.sussexcommunity.nhs.uk/services/locations/lewes-victoria-hospital.htm (or) http://www.esht.nhs.uk/hospitals/lewes/
Minor Injury unit.

Sussex Eye Hospital

01273 606126
http://www.bsuh.nhs.uk/hospitals/our-hospitals/sussex-eye-hospital
24 hr Emergency Casualty Service for accidents involving eyes – but please ring first.

HOUSEHOLD WASTE SITE, NEWHAVEN

http://www.eastsussex.gov.uk/environment/rubbishandrecycling/recyclingsites/escc-newhavenhwrs.htm
Summer opening hours (April to end September) Monday to Sunday 8am to 5pm
Winter opening hours (October to end March) 8am to 4pm, Sunday 9am to 4pm

NEWHAVEN JOB CENTRE (also Unemployment Benefit Office)

General Enquiries – 01273 368304
https://www.gov.uk/browse/working
Open 8.45am to 4.15pm Mondays to Thursdays, 10am to 4pm Fridays only.

LIBRARY

Renewals0345 60 80 195   Enquiries 0345 60 80 196
http://www.eastsussex.gov.uk/libraries/find/newhaven
Open Monday 10.00am-1.00pm, Tuesday 10.00am-4.30pm Wednesday Closed,    Thursday  10.00am-4.30pm, Friday 1.00pm-4.30pm and Saturday 10.00am-4.30pm.

LOCAL PAPERS

Evening Argus

01273 544544, 01273 566114, http://www.theargus.co.uk   Published daily Mondays to Saturdays

Friday-Ad
Published weekly on Fridays – free – available in local shops. 01273 837700, http://www.friday-ad.co.uk

Lewes & South Coast Leader and Property News

01273 544752/3/4, 01273 566114, http://www.theargus.co.uk  Published weekly on Thursdays – free – delivered to local homes

Sussex Express

01273 480601, 01273 486997, Classified 01273 480274, 01273 476524, http://www.sussexexpress.co.uk  Published weekly on Fridays.

NEWHAVEN  REHABILITATION CENTRE

For all enquiries – 01273  511800.
Mental Health team 01273 616440
Podiatry 01273 513441
Out-patients services for local residents.

NEWHAVEN HEALTH CENTRE

There are two separate practices:
Quayside (headed by Dr Paul Moore, Practice Manager Karen Ford) 01273 615000; Opening hours 8.30am – 6pm Monday to Friday.  Thursday am and Friday pm Community Liaison Officer avaialble.

Chapel Street(Practice Manager Belinda Kristiansen) 01273 517000, Opening hours 8.30am to 6pm Monday to Friday

See also Newhaven Rehabilitation Centre.
N.B. – There is no emergency casualty service available – see ‘Hospitals’.

NEWHAVEN PORT & PROPERTIES

Owners of Newhaven Port and areas of surrounding land, including the West Beach.  Port Manager: Capt Francois Jean, Newhaven Port & Properties Ltd, Port Administration Offices, East Quay, Newhaven Harbour, Newhaven, BN9 0BN, 01273 612900, or 612872.

POLICE

0845 6070 999 or 999 (Emergency only), http://www.sussex.police.uk

POST OFFICE

01273 612061, http://www.postoffice.co.uk

SEAHAVEN POOL

http://www.waveleisure.co.uk/centres/seahaven-swimming-pool-fitness-centre/

SOCIAL SERVICES

SOCIAL CARE INFORMATION LINE – 0845 6010664
http://www.eastsussex.gov.uk/socialcare

For enquiries regarding: the elderly, people with physical disabilities, sensory impairments, learning disabilities, mental health problems, substance misuse problems, Blue Car Badges, those living with HIV/AIDS, child protection and children and families

TAXI CABS

Newhaven Cabs

01273 611116 or 01273 510051or

Coastline Cabs

01273 512222

WATER

South East Water

(Water supply)

0845 6021724,
http://www.southeastwater.co.uk
Reporting leaks only, 0800 0283399

Southern Water

(Wastewater)

0845 272 0845, http://www.southernwater.co.uk

LOCAL COUNCILS

EAST SUSSEX COUNTY COUNCIL

http://www.eastsussex.gov.uk
Responsible for Education, Highways, Social Services, Street Lighting and Transport

LEWES DISTRICT COUNCIL

01273 471600 http://www.lewes.gov.uk
Responsible for council tax, environmental health, bus passes, housing, dog wardens, refuse collection, parks and gardens, some play areas, tourism.

NEWHAVEN TOWN COUNCIL

01273 516100
01273 611175
admin@newhaventowncouncil.gov.uk
Responsible for allotments, amenity Areas, hiring of social centres, Lewes Road Cemetery, some play areas, some recreation grounds and war memorials