Clubs and Societies
BUSINESS & TRADE
Newhaven Chamber of Commerce
CHARITIES (see also Disabled Persons)
British Red Cross
Cats Protection League
Contact: Mrs Jo Polley, 30 Second Avenue, Newhaven BN9 9HP.
Now! Charity Group
Local charity focused on helping people facing disadvantage such as poverty, lack of qualifications or health issues to get back on their feet.
Buy or donate second hand furniture and household goods. Open Monday to Friday 9.00am – 4.45pm, Saturday 9.00am – 4.00pm at Unit 1, Phoenix Works, North Street, Lewes BN7 2PE. 01273 487377.
A great range of free courses for anyone over 19. Courses and workshops run from training centre in Eastbourne.
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 10 week accredited training course and other services when funding available.
Enterprise Centre, Denton Island, Newhaven, BN9 9BA.
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.
Newhaven, Peacehaven & Seaford Lions Club
Newhaven, Peacehaven and Seaford Lions Club is part of the International Association of Lions Clubs. Lions are members of community service clubs, dedicated to the idea that the men and women who live in a community are in the best position to know who needs help and why.
0845 833 5981.
https://npslions.co.uk/ (You can email through a contact page on the website.)
Founded in 1803 the Newhaven Lifeboat Station is among the oldest in the country. It is situated on West Quay.
Contact secretaries Pete and Carol Shewell 07896 027024
St John Ambulance Seahaven
Providing first aid cover for public events within area Telscombe Cliffs – Seaford – Alfriston, plus support for neighbouring Divisions as required. Also provide first aid training for members of the community.
The Rotary Club of Newhaven, Peacehaven and Telscombe
A small but friendly and active Rotary Club, which meets every Tuesday for lunch at Peacehaven Football Club. Prospective members are always welcome, but please telephone first, so that lunch can be arranged. Facebook page – The Rotary Club of Newhaven, Peacehaven and Telscombe. Rotary is one of the biggest charitable organisations in the world, and this local branch works hard to raise funds for primarily local, but also national and international groups.
Contact Iris Donaldson: 01273 516018 or Jacquie Whiteley: 01273 586330
DANCE & DRAMA
Norcross Dance Centre
Principal: Alison Norcross, 14 Arundel Road, Mount Pleasant, Newhaven, BN9 0ND.
Studio Tempo Dance
Proprietor – Mrs Margaret Banks. Ballroom & Latin dance classes and private lessons.
Meeching Amateur Dramatic Society (M.A.D.)
Access in Seaford & Newhaven
Raising awareness and enabling disabled people access, services and facilities. Chair: Zena Gibbs.
Newhaven, Lewes & District Mencap
(National Learning Disability Charity for disabled men and women) Claremont Road, Mount Pleasant, Newhaven BN9 0NQ.
01273 514007 https://www.fitzroy.org/service/fitzroy-east-sussex-webb-house/
Castle Hill Group
Friends of Tidemills/Newhaven East Side
Friends of Riverside Park
The Friends of Riverside Park and Valley Ponds is a small volunteer group who work with the Council to keep the Park tidy. We arrange occasional litter picks and maintenance days. These are advertised on our Facebook page. If you would like to become a member please contact via email or Facebook.
Chair: Lesley Boniface
Facebook: Riverside Park Community Voice – Newhaven
Newhaven Tree Wardens
Newhaven Tree Wardens are a group of volunteers affiliated to Newhaven Town Council. Our aims are to protect the trees we have, plant native species in suitable places and work with local groups with any interest in trees. We also work to help protect and improve our incredible biodiversity. We meet regularly and would welcome volunteers to join us. For all information contact BN9Trees@hotmail.com.
Southdowns Badger Protection Group
Greenhavens Network was set up to support community groups who are volunteering to protect your green spaces and bring them to life. We currently represent over 92 community groups, stretching from Telscombe to Seaford. All of these green ambassadors are championing your green spaces, through caring about your parks and open spaces as well as doing everything they can to help wildlife flourish and encouraging people to be healthy and happy in their local green spaces.
We want you to get involved and enjoy the Greenhavens area. It is truly beautiful and there are so many places to visit and activities to get involved in. Join us, we have a beautiful place to live here on the South Coast, help us keep it so!
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
One You East Sussex
One You East Sussex is a FREE service available to all adults within East Sussex. We can help you get back to a healthier you, and support you to make simple changes towards a longer and happier life. We will provide tools, motivational support and encouragement every step of the way, to help improve your health right away.
We can help people who would like to lose weight, stop smoking, drink less, move more and eat healthier.
We provide sessions all across East Sussex including at the Rehabilitation Centre, Church Hill in Newhaven every Monday, Wednesday and Friday.
To book an appointment please go to https://oneyoueastsussex.org.uk/
National Coastwatch Institution
Newhaven & District Model Railway Club
For more information and to make contact, please go to www.newhavendmrc.com
Newhaven Art Club
Newhaven Gardening Society
Newhaven In Bloom
Open April to October on Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday 11am – 4pm. 01273 517603, firstname.lastname@example.org for group bookings, further information and other possible opening times.
South Heighton Bonfire Society
Sussex Community Development Association Ltd (SCDA)
Mixed adult choir performing locally, no auditions, no need to read music. If you are interested and would like more information please contact Marian: 01273 611068
A fun and informal ukulele group for all abilities. Meets fortnightly on a Wednesday from 7pm at the Hillcrest Centre. Contact email@example.com
Newhaven Day Club
Newhaven & Peacehaven U3A
Educational and recreational activities for the over 50’s.
Cyclists Touring Club (East Sussex)
Cyclists Touring Club (Seaford & Newhaven)
Contact: Mrs A M Rix, 3 Sutton Drove, Seaford, BN25 3EU. 01323 894283
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 from 9.00am. Free trials anytime or call for dates of open days. Denton Island, Newhaven, BN9 9BA. 01273 514664 www.dentonislandbowls.co.uk
Denton & South Heighton Junior Football Club
Hillcrest Amateur Boxing Club
Hillcrest Community Centre, Bay Vue Road, Newhaven, BN9 9LH.
Sessions – Juniors: Monday and Wednesday 6pm; Seniors: Monday and Thursday 7pm; Ladies only: Wednesday 7pm; Veterans Self Led: Tuesday and Thursday 6-7pm.
Facebook – Hillcrest Amateur Boxing Club
Newhaven Archery Club
A thriving and friendly archery club with its own outdoor shooting range at Firle, near Lewes. The club shoots indoors at Seahaven Academy in Newhaven during the winter. A variety of social and shooting activities are held throughout the year.
Newhaven Bowling Club
Newhaven Cricket Club
Newhaven Gig Rowing Club
Newhaven Football Club
Newhaven Tennis Club
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.
A local boxing club run by volunteers. For all ages and abilities from age 6, male and female.
Contact: Lisa (Coach/Secretary) 07377 656702
Facebook – Southcoast ABC
Denton Women’s Fellowship
Meeching Women’s Institute
Meetings are on the third Thursday every month in Meeching Hall, Fort Road. Visitors/new members always welcome.
Contact : 01323 890122
3rd Newhaven Beaver Scout Group, 6-8 years meet Thursdays 5.00 – 6.15pm. Meet for exploring – collecting – visits – camping and achievement badges at the Scout Hut, Fort Road Recreation Ground, Newhaven. Bob Evans 01273 516018
1st Newhaven Brownie Pack meet Mondays 5.45pm – 7.00pm
2nd Denton Brownie Pack meet Tuesdays at St Leonard’s Church Hall, Denton from 6.00 – 7.30pm. Brownie Guider: Mrs P Lockyer, 44 Arundel Road, Newhaven BN9 0NF 07762 603361
2nd Denton & South Heighton “Ralph Reader’s Own” Cub Scout Group – for youths aged 8-11 years. Meet Fridays 6.30 – 7.50pm at St Leonard’s Church Hall, Denton.
Contact: Jane Jarvis 01273 514467
3rd Newhaven Cub Scout Group, 8-11 years meet Thursdays 6.30 – 8.00pm. Meet for exploring – collecting – visits – camping and achievement badges at the Scout Hut, Fort Road Recreation Ground, Newhaven. Bob Evans 01273 516018.
Newhaven & Denton Guides Leader: Miss Jacci Milne 07724739142
Register via website https://www.girlguiding.org.uk/what-we-do/guides-10-14/ or call Jacci for more info.
1st Newhaven Rainbows
Go to https://www.girlguiding.org.uk/what-we-do/rainbows-5-7/ for more information and to register.
3rd Newhaven Scout Group, 11-14 years meet Mondays 7.00 – 8.30pm. Meet for exploring – collecting – visits – camping and achievement badges at the Scout Hut, Fort Road Recreation Ground, Newhaven. Contact: Bob Evans 01273 516018
Dragoon Explorer Scouts, 14-18 years meet at Scout Hut, Fort Road Recreation Ground, Newhaven on Tuesdays at 7.30pm. 01323 891320 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Sea Cadets, Newhaven & Seaford Unit
HQ – TS Defiance, Chapel Street, Newhaven.
Young Juniors 10-12yrs (Friday only); Sea Cadets 12-18yrs. Parade Nights Monday and Friday 6.45pm – 9.15pm.
Start Art and Smart Art
Each term creative learning programmes for 5-25 years. Run by Carol Havard from 25 Hillcrest Road, Newhaven BN9 9EE.
01273 510022 or 07944 595505
Find us on Facebook – Start Art and Smart Art (closed group)
Sussex Army Cadet Force
Fun, friendship, action and adventure. Meet at ACF Hut, Transit Road, Newhaven BN9 0BB.
Visit www.sussexacf.co.uk for more information and contact details.
Youth Advice and Counselling
SCDA runs youth support services from Denton Island Community Centre.
01273 517250 or email@example.com for the dates and times of youth wellbeing sessions.
Denton & South Heighton Youth Club
Every Friday during term-time 7.00-9.00pm for 11-16 year olds, preferably living in the Denton & South Heighton area. Denton & Mount Pleasant Social Centre, Denton Road, Denton. SCDA Youth Team 01273 517250 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Lewes Road Hut Youth Club
Meet Monday evenings 5.00-7.00pm for 8-11 year olds and Wednesday evenings 7.00-9.00pm for 12-18 year olds. Lewes Road Hut, Lewes Road Recreation Ground. SCDA Youth Team 01273 517250 or email@example.com
Youth for Christ Youth Club
Meet Thursday evenings in term-time 7.00-9.00pm for 11-16 year olds. Football, tuck shop, craft, team games and cooking, and talk about issues that affect young people. Shakespeare Hall, Fort Road Recreation Ground. Sara Alexander 07763 333998.