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Non-Emergency NHS Transport Service is Withdrawn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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Design a Flag for Newhaven!

A Flag for Newhaven – competition guidelines.   Thank you for your interest in entering in the competition launched by the town’s Mayor, to design ...

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Merry Christmas!

Newhaven Town Council would like to wish you all a Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year! The town council offices will close for ...

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Santa’s Bus a Roaring Success!

CTLA Community Transport, the last remaining accessible transport charity covering the whole Lewes District, has brought back Santa's Bus to the Havens after ...

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Have your say on new skatepark and pumptrack

Lewes District Council is looking to upgrade the skatepark and build a pumptrack at Fort Road recreation ground in Newhaven. Come along to a ...

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Newhaven Town Council objects to Brett Aggregates application

Following the public meeting held on 28th November and the meeting of the town council's Planning & Development Committee, which followed it, the ...

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Santa Bus is on its way

Santa and his friends are returning to the Santa Bus and bringing joy and sweets to all the good boys and girls in ...

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Mayor’s Charity Bingo Night

Come along and have fun playing Bingo while supporting the Mayor's two local charities - Sea Cadets and Girl Guides.

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Brett Aggregates application – Public Meeting

Public meeting to discuss the application from Brett Aggregates to build an aggregate processing plant and concrete block making plant on Fisher's Wharf, ...

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Exciting volunteering opportunity

A new personal development programme for young people aged 17-21 years living in and around Newhaven.

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Boundary Commission proposes to split Newhaven between two parliamentary constituencies

Did you know that the Boundary Commission for England is proposing to split Newhaven between two parliamentary constituencies? To have your say on this ...

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Twinkle-toes raise funds for tyres!

A charity tea-dance, held on the 22nd October, raised £500 which was split between the Hillcrest Community Centre, Newhaven (where the dance took ...

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Multi-million pound town centre transformation announced for Newhaven

The town centre is to welcome a top UK hotel chain and new shops. Lewes District Council has revealed far reaching plans for Newhaven ...

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Remembrance Sunday in Newhaven

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Egrets Way wins award

Sussex Countryside Awards 2017 Organised by CPRE Sussex – the Sussex branch of the Campaign to Protect Rural England - the award ceremony was ...

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Public exhibition

Everyone is welcome to a public exhibition on Tuesday 31st October about development on land at Harbour Heights, which is being run by ...

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Hot foam weed killer on West Quay

Extensive trials into an environmentally friendly alternative to traditional weed killers carried out by Lewes District Council in partnership with local authority specialist ...

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Our Newhaven 10th Anniversary Event

To celebrate the 10th anniversary of 'Our Newhaven', the website that's full of photos and memories of old Newhaven, there's a special event ...

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A26 overnight road closures

The A26 will be closed overnight to allow resurfacing works to be carried out by the Highways Agency from Monday 9th October until ...

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Best of Newhaven 2017

Some fantastic photos were submitted as entries to Newhaven Town Council’s “Best of Newhaven 2017” photographic competition this summer. The winners and runners up ...

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New Round of Grant Aid Available to 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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Dieppe Raid Commemorations

Some photos from this year's commemorations held in Dieppe 18th/19th August 2017

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Have you been scammed?

Citizens Advice say that people are more likely to lose money from ‘phantom goods’ than any other scam. Fraudsters will pretend to sell ...

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Don’t miss the bus!

A free service is being brought to Newhaven. East Sussex Hearing Resource Centre is a registered charity working in partnership with Adult Social Care ...

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Virgin Media network expanding in Newhaven

Virgin Media plans to expand its ultrafast broadband network in Newhaven, initially for homes east of the river. Come along to their information ...

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Veolia’s Annual Maintenance Shutdown

Read the latest North Quay ERF (incinerator) bulletin here.

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The Best of Newhaven 2017

New 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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The Mayors Sponsored Walk

Join your local Mayors in walking the Seahaven Coastal Trail. You can do as little or as much as you like - find ...

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Mayor’s Charity Quiz

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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Couch to 5K

SCDA would like to start a Couch to 5K running group/course in Newhaven with a 'graduation' run of 5K at the new Peacehaven ...

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Telescope Gift for Newhaven Wind Farm Watchers

Local people and visitors to Newhaven now have a grandstand view of the Rampion Offshore Wind Farm taking shape off the Sussex coast, ...

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Newhaven Museum Open Day

Come along and support the museum open day on Saturday 29th July, 10am - 4pm. FREE ENTRY! The Mayor of Newhaven will be ...

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Ouseday (Raft Race) 2017

To celebrate Ouseday 2017 (Lewes to Newhaven Raft Race) on Sunday 9th July  Newhaven hung the flags out. Before the raft race itself left ...

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Newhaven Fish Festival 2017

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Save our Crown Post Office

Local Resident Jenifer Jones has organised a meeting for all Newhaven residents and businesses  to be held on Saturday 17th June 2017 from ...

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Defibrillators for Newhaven

Last year’s Town Mayor, Councillor Steve Saunders raised over £6,600 through tea dances, quizzes and a Gala Dinner to enable him to purchase ...

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Official consultation event

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Newhaven’s young heroes receive awards

The 2017 Newhaven Community Awards for Young People were presented at the Annual Town Meeting, which took place on Tuesday 2nd May at ...

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Changes to bus fares on Saturdays in Newhaven

New fare structure now includes the Valley! From Saturday 29th April Newhaven town buses 145 and also 123 (between Valley Road, the Town Centre ...

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Help prevent sewer flooding

Did you know in the last year Sussex residents experienced 6,740 blockages? Southern Water removed 2,043 tonnes of unflushable items from wastewater sites ...

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POST OFFICE CONSULTATION

Post Office Limited are currently carrying out a public consultation on their proposal to move Newhaven Post Office to newly refurbished premises at ...

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Update from the Environment Agency on works in Newhaven

As part of the Newhaven flood alleviation scheme to reduce flooding in Newhaven work has started on the Denton Island approach. Environment Agency ...

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Girls night in and employer links address science and tech education gap

As a national report reveals what science and technology workers thought of their schooling and on the eve of British Science Week (10-19 ...

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New dog bag dispenser at Riverside Park

The Friends of Riverside Park have purchased and installed a dog poop bag dispenser with the help of grant aid from Newhaven Town ...

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New table tennis club

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Christmas Festivities

It was a busy weekend for Christmas Festivities in Newhaven 17th-18th December. On Saturday Santa came to town in a horse and carriage ...

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Mayor’s Charity Quiz Night

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REMEMBRANCE DAY 2016

There was a huge turn out for Remembrance Day, Sunday 13th November 2016 on a lovely sunny day.

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Results of Meeching by election

For the results of our recent by-election please click on Read More below

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Mayor’s Charity Tea Dance – 16th October 2016

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Newhaven in Bloom awards

The Town Mayor, Councillor Steve Saunders, handed out the awards to Newhaven in Bloom winners at Paradise Park, Newhaven on Sunday 18th September. Many ...

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Newhaven Fort Battle of Britain Day 2016

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Dieppe Raid Commemoration 2016

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Lewes to Newhaven Raft Race 2016

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RNLI Summer Fete

The 2016 RNLI Fete took place on Huggetts Green on Saturday 2nd July. Here is a video of it produced by Tom Bonnor.

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Newhaven Fish Festival 2016

The 2016 annual Fish Festival took place on Saturday 18th June. Here is a lovely video produced for the town council by Tom Bonnor.

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Denton Community Challenge 2016

The 2016 Denton Community Challenge took place on Saturday 11th June. Once again the weather was kind to organisers and participants, so everyone enjoyed ...

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Mayor’s Charity Cycle Ride

The Mayor of Newhaven, Councillor Steve Saunders is cycling from London to Paris via the Newhaven-Dieppe ferry to raise funds for charity and ...

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Newhaven’s First World War Day

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HM The Queen’s 90th birthday beacon

A beacon was lit on the ramparts of Newhaven Fort on 21st April 2016 to celebrate HM The Queen's 90th birthday. For more ...

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