All aboard for a Pram Race!

Newhaven’s first ever Pram Race takes place on Easter Monday, 22nd April 2019 on West Quay! The brainchild of Newhaven’s Young Mayor, Huey Cripps, ...

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Newhaven Community Awards

We are looking for Young Heroes. Do you know a young hero who deserves an award?  This year our awards will be for young ...

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Hillcrest Christmas Day Dinner

The Hillcrest Centre is opening its doors on Christmas Day with a dinner for anyone in Newhaven who may otherwise be alone on ...

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Launch of Seaside Town TV

The premiere of Seaside Town TV comedy series, set in Newhaven, is this Sunday 18th November at the Hillcrest Centre. Take a look ...

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Battle’s Over Beacon Lighting Event

Hundreds of people attended a beacon lighting event at Newhaven Fort on Sunday 11th November. As part of the national commemorations of the 100th ...

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Remembrance Day 2018

There was a huge turnout in Newhaven for the 100th anniversary of Armistice Day, despite the torrential rain which arrived shortly before the ...

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Young People and Mental Health in a Changing World

Citizens Advice supports World Mental Health. Are you concerned that you or someone in your family is developing a mental health problem? ...

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Help for people claiming Universal Credit

Lewes District Citizens Advice are providing a service to help people claiming Universal Credit. Universal Credit was rolled out in this area on 26th ...

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National Lottery support for Newhaven Peace Day 2019

The Town Council has received a National Lottery grant of £9,900 to deliver a project commemorating 100 years since the Peace Day events held in the town in 1919 to mark the end of the First World War.

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Managing Valley Ponds

This Autumn the town council's contractors will be carrying out a major cut-back of scrub, brambles, nettles and reeds at Valley Ponds.

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Let’s Clean Up Newhaven!

Newhaven's Mayor, Councillor Paul Boswell, would like to ask everyone to participate in this call to arms – a day of action on ...

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Mayor’s Charity 007 Casino Night!

Come along to a charity casino night on 2nd November. All profits go to the Mayor's chosen charity, CTLA. Only £20 a head ...

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Greening up Newhaven

Burleys and Newhaven Tree Wardens want to know where you think they could plant some fruit and nut trees across Newhaven.

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Burleys sponsor Newhaven Football Club

Burleys is sponsoring Newhaven Football Club this season – but instead of providing strip for the players it mows the pitch every week free of ...

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New Round of Grant Aid available to Local Organisations

Newhaven Town Council has an annual small grants scheme, the purpose of which is to award small sums of money, usually up to ...

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Best of Newhaven Photographic Competition Results

The winners and runners up in our 2018 Best of Newhaven Photographic Competition received their prizes on 11th September from the Mayor, Councillor ...

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School Crossing Patrol Urgently Required

East Sussex County Council is urgently seeking to recruit a School Crossing Patrol for Denton Community School.

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Wanted – a Town Crier for Newhaven

Could you be the new Town Crier for Newhaven? Newhaven Town Council is searching for someone to fill this new but traditional role. Do you ...

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A259 roadworks

East Sussex Highways will be carrying out patching repairs and resurfacing work between 17th September and 5th October. Phase 1 (17th-18th September) will ...

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Community Mosaic Making

Help make and replace the Chapel Street mosaic! Workshops on Saturday 25th and Sunday 26th August at Newhaven Fort. Go to https://www.newhavenfestival.co.uk/whats-on/2018/8/25/community-mosaic-making  to book ...

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76th Anniversary of the Dieppe Raid

The commemoration of the 76th anniversary of the 1942 Raid on Dieppe took place in Newhaven on Sunday 12th April 2018. This was ...

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Non-Emergency NHS Transport Service is Withdrawn

The High Weald Lewes Havens Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) has made the decision to end the NHS Transport for the Havens service provided ...

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The Patchwork Cat is opening in Newhaven!

A new fabric & haberdashery shop and cafe is opening in Newhaven Square on Saturday 11th August at 11am. Come along and see what ...

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Last Opportunities To Get ‘The Best Seat In The House’

The Barn Theatre in Seaford is offering sponsorship opportunities for supporters to help renovate the popular venue's auditorium. Their fixed seating was originally donated ...

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North Quay Bulletin

Here is the latest issue of the North Quay Energy Recovery Facility (ERF) Bulletin, produced by Veolia to keep you up to date ...

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Councillor appointed to local Charity Board

Newhaven Town and Lewes District Councillor, Steve Saunders, has been appointed to the Trustee Board of CTLA Community Transport. General Manager, Paul Homewood, said ...

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The Best of Newhaven 2018

Photographic Competition for local photographers!  Could your photo of our lovely town be good enough to go on a lamp post banner on ...

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Public Exhibition – Former Parker Pen Site

Stonewater, one of the UK's leading housing associations, is proposing to redevelop the former Parker Pen Factory site off Railway Road in Newhaven ...

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Newhaven’s Community Cinema Membership Appeal

Please, please, please we need your help. We want to make Cinema nights at the Hillcrest, more frequent, more interesting and better value. ...

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Citizens Advice help with Universal Credit

Universal Credit is a new benefit which helps people on a low income or not in work meet their living costs. It combines ...

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Young Mayor visits Newhaven’s twin town

Young Mayor, Huey Cripps, visited Newhaven's twin town La Chapelle St Mesmin last weekend with his family.  Huey spent Saturday with the members ...

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Newhaven Festival

Newhaven Town Council is launching its first Arts Festival in August, with a wide range of events to suit all tastes and led ...

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Watch out for legal and financial scams, warns Citizens Advice

People need to be on their guard against financial and legal scams following a rise in cases reported to the Citizens Advice consumer ...

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Women’s Soft Ball Cricket Festival

Soft Ball Cricket is about getting out and playing with maximum fun and minimum fuss. No pads, no hard ball, no heavy bat, no ...

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Carers Week 11th – 17th June

A WEEK of events is coming up in East Sussex aimed at recognising the vital role played by people who care for a ...

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Graffiti going, going, gone

Burleys have been hard at work removing graffiti with their amazing Foamstream machine. Here are some great shots taken at Newhaven Fort Road ...

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Flower Power

Look out for the wildflower areas across the Town, Burleys have been busy this spring sowing seeds to enhance the area and help ...

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Annual Meeting and election of new Mayor

At our Annual Meeting last Tuesday, outgoing Mayor June Dyer presented cheques to the two local charities she has been fundraising for throughout ...

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Lewes District in Bloom

It’s going to be busy in the next few weeks, Burleys have 47,500 plants that will be delivered over the next two weeks ...

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Wildflowers bloom in verges in The Drove

Have you noticed how colourful the verges in The Drove/Drove Road are looking? There is a riot of wildflowers coming through, providing a ...

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Sussex Community Counselling

Sussex Community Development Association would like to remind everyone about their low cost counselling service, Sussex Community Counselling (formerly Summerhayes), which operates in ...

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May 14th – 20th is Mental Health Awareness Week

Citizens Advice is fully committed to this campaign to provide information, direction and help to everyone. Read their advice here.

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What do you feel is special about this area?

The Sussex Heritage Coast Partnership wants to know how you feel about the local landscape.

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What do you think the town council should spend Community Infrastructure Levy (CIL) on?

CIL is a planning charge on new large developments such as housing and Newhaven Town Council will receive a share of it to ...

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Interested in volunteering?

Come along to an introductory coffee morning to the RVS Seahaven Good Neighbours in the Anzac room at the Meridian Centre in Peacehaven ...

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Newhaven Community Awards

The 2018 Newhaven Community Awards were presented at the annual Town Meeting held at the Hillcrest Community Centre on Tuesday evening, 10th April.  ...

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New Sunday and Bank Holiday bus service for Newhaven

From Sunday 22nd April a new round-the-town Sunday and Bank Holiday 145 bus service will be operating in Newhaven, enabling local residents to ...

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Website Dedicated To Caring For Elderly Parents Launches In Sussex

Age Space is the online community for anyone concerned about ageing parents or relatives, and has today launched a bespoke site dedicated to ...

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Result of Denton by-election

Here is the result of the by-election held yesterday (8th March) for the vacancy in the Denton ward.

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New Young Mayor receives his badge

Newly elected Young Mayor, Huey Cripps received his badge of office from outgoing Young Mayor, Sophie Lewis yesterday evening.  Many congratulations to Huey ...

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Carers Creative Writing Course

Care for the Carers invites you to join a weekly creative writing course at the Hillcrest Centre during March and April.

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Nominations for election

The following people have been nominated for election as Councillor for the Newhaven Denton Ward.

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Great British Spring Clean

Sadly we have decided to CANCEL our Great British Spring Clean events due to a decided lack of spring weather!

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New Young Mayor for Newhaven

Following the recent elections held at Seahaven Academy and UTC@Harbourside, the young people of Newhaven have chosen 14 year-old Huey Cripps to be ...

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Revolutionary machine used on cricket grounds and bowling greens

Burleys is using a revolutionary sports turf aerification machine to bring bowling greens and cricket grounds up to championship standards across the South ...

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Burleys clears garden on Denton Island

A team of Burleys volunteers has been busy clearing an overgrown community garden on Denton island. The work, at Denton Island Community Centre, was ...

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Free NHS Health Checks

Are you aged 40-74? Have you not had a NHS Health Check in the last 5 years? We have clinics available in Seaford, ...

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Fill in our survey about weekend buses in Newhaven

Newhaven Town Council has been subsidising the 145 and 123 buses within Newhaven's boundaries since April 2017.  The subsidy has provided cheaper fares ...

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Hearing Difficulties

East Sussex Hearing Resource Centre is coming to Newhaven.  A free service from a Registered Charity brought to our community at Sainsburys Car ...

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Mayors Charity Quiz Night

Come along to the Mayor’s Charity Quiz Night and have fun while supporting two local charities – the Newhaven & Seaford Sea Cadets ...

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Denton Ward Vacancy Notice

Notice is hereby given that a vacancy has occurred for a member to serve on Newhaven Town Council for the period expiring May ...

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New round of grant aid for local organisations

The town council has an annual small grants scheme, for more information click here. For an application form click here.

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Avis Road Closure

Avis Road will be closed for essential repairs to culvert from 15th - 20th January.

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Newhaven Community Awards

Newhaven Town Council are looking for Heroes for this year's Community Awards. For a nomination form click here  

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Meeting of Makers, Artists and those in the Creative Sector

Come along to register your interest and find out more about the possibility of a creative quarter in Newhaven!

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