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Newhaven Town Council

Town Council staff

Clerk to the Council and Proper Officer – Jacky Main


Overall management of the running of the town council’s business

Guides the town council on policy, legal and procedural issues

Management of town council staff and external contractors

Responsible for agendas and minutes for meetings of the Council and its committees and for the preparation of reports

Responsible for all press, marketing and publicity matters

Working Hours, Monday to Friday 9.30am - 4.30pm


Head of Strategic Development – Susie Mullins


Responsible for the strategic role of the town council

Developing and implementing the Council’s Plan and the Neighbourhood Plan

Acting as the principal link between the town council and all other bodies on matters of strategic importance

Identifying and applying for external funding sources in order to enhance the services provided by the town council

Working Days, Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday.


Responsible Finance Officer - Ruth Durrant


Designated officer responsible for Section 151 of the Local Government Act 1972 (financial management)

Responsible for ensuring that the Council complies with current financial legislation

Responsible for the preparation of the Budget and the Precept request

Keeps the Council’s accounts and prepares records for audit and VAT purposes

Working Hours, Monday to Friday 8am to 2pm


Administration & Finance Officer - Jill Marshall


Deals with day to day enquiries

Bookings for the Town Council’s social centres

Cemetery administration

Allotment administration

General administration and projects

Working Hours, Monday and Tuesday 8.00am to 2.30pm and Wednesday 8.00am - 1.30pm


Assistant to the Clerk - Nicky Still


Support the Clerk

Support to the Town Mayor

Provide support for a range of project work

Produce the Town Council's Newsletter

General administration and projects

Working Hours, Monday to Friday 10.30am to 3.30pm 


Amenities Officer - Kevin Lewry


To maintain the Town Council's offices and social centres to a high standard of cleanliness and repair

To ensure the Town Council's outdoor spaces are maintained to a high standard

To ensure that the Town Council's noticeboards are kept up to date

Working Hours, 30 hours a week worked principally Monday to Friday.

Also contact:

Town Council offices, 18 Fort Road, Newhaven, East Sussex, BN9 9QE

Tel: 01273 516100, Fax: 01273 611175


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