Category: Newhaven

News from Newhaven in East Sussex

SUMMER LIGHTNING

As the air clears a little and forward movement is now possible the Lewes Ripple willbe mounting a series of Summer Concerts at the Con Club. These will take place everySunday evening in July and August featuring a mix of established local performersalongside fresh talent discovered on the Ripple YouTube […]

Council’s Armed Forces Champion to welcome Royal Navy vessel

Lewes District Council’s Armed Forces Champion, Councillor Sharon Davy, will be greeting a Royal Navy vessel when it docks at Newhaven Marina on Wednesday (March 24) for an overnight stop.  HMS Ranger is a P2000-class vessel of the First Patrol Boat Squadron, usually based in Portsmouth, and is affiliated to Lewes District Council and the town of Newhaven.  As one […]

Official school closure notification: Tuesday 2 March 2021 – Iford and Kingston Church of England Primary School

School: Iford and Kingston Church of England Primary SchoolUnique school code: 3077Closed: Tuesday 2 March 2021Reason: Emergency closure – no waterMore information: More work needs to be done to locate and repair the leak causing the loss of water to the school. For any queries regarding this notification, please contact […]

WORK IN TRAIN AT RAILWAY QUAY

Waterside development is ‘great news for the economy and waterfront living’ in Newhaven The transformation of Railway Quay in Newhaven started this week with contractors at the harbourside location beginning the work that will lead to the creation of a new gateway to the town centre. Railway Quay is the […]

Visionary’ £24.7 million plan for Newhaven sent to government

Lewes District Council on Friday, January 29, submitted a £24.7m bid to the government’s Towns Fund with extensive plans to make Newhaven a vital and thriving southern gateway for the UK by 2030.  The council put forward the Town Investment Plan (TIP) for Newhaven on behalf of the Town Deal Board after Newhaven was shortlisted among 101 towns invited to develop proposals for a share of the government fund.  If the bid is successful, it will unlock a further £18 million in match-funding from […]

Change to official school closure: Tuesday 5 January 2021 to Friday 12 February 2021 – The Lindfield School, Eastbourne

There have been changes to the following school closure: School: The Lindfield School, EastbourneUnique school code: 7031Closed: Tuesday 5 January 2021 to Friday 12 February 2021Reason: Emergency closure – otherMore information: All schools are affected by the Government advice to partly close. Please check the local arrangements with your school.Update […]

Council-run scheme to steer young people away from crime receives £8,000

An early intervention scheme that tackles the underlying causes of criminal behaviour among young people has been awarded £8,000 towards its running costs in Eastbourne and Lewes.  Restoring Eastbourne and Lewes, operated by the Eastbourne Business Crime Group in partnership with Eastbourne Borough Council and Lewes District Council working with Sussex Police and the Youth Offending Team, was recently successful in its bid for […]

Official school closure notification: Monday 4 January 2021 – Priory School, Lewes

School: Priory School, LewesUnique school code: 4047Closed: Monday 4 January 2021Reason: COVID-19 local arrangementsMore information: Monday 4 January is an INSET Day and the school is closed to all students. Thank you Priory School For any queries regarding this notification, please contact CS Customer Relations: Email – cs.customerrelations@eastsussex.gov.uk Telephone – 0345 […]

Official school closure notification: Tuesday 15 December 2020 – Groombridge St Thomas’ Church Of England Primary School

School: Groombridge St Thomas’ Church Of England Primary SchoolUnique school code: 3332Partly closed: Tuesday 15 December 2020Reason: COVID-19 local arrangementsMore information: Year 6 Class Closed only until after Christmas Holidays For any queries regarding this notification, please contact CS Customer Relations: Email – cs.customerrelations@eastsussex.gov.uk Telephone – 0345 60 80 192.

Official school closure notification: Tuesday 15 December 2020 – Peacehaven Community School

School: Peacehaven Community SchoolPartly closed: Tuesday 15 December 2020Reason: COVID-19 local arrangementsMore information: Peacehaven Community School is closed to Year 9 and Year 10. We are open for Years 7, 8 and 11 to students with no symptoms of Covid-19. For any queries regarding this notification, please contact CS Customer […]

Festive campaigns to support independent shops in Lewes and Newhaven

People are being encouraged to support independent shops in Lewes and Newhaven this Christmas with the launch of two campaigns that celebrate the ‘quality and diversity’ on offer.  Visit Lewes has joined forces with the Lewes Pound, Lewes Chamber of Commerce and Lewes High Street Traders Association to run the Shop Independent at Christmas campaign.  In Newhaven, the campaign is being […]

New community minibus thanks to council’s CIL funding

Lewes District Council has awarded nearly £70,000 of Community Infrastructure Levy (CIL) Funding to a community transport charity to pay for a new minibus. Councillor Adrian Ross, Chair of Lewes District Council, visited the CTLA charity at its Newhaven base to see the new minibus and find out more about its work. He said: “CTLA provides a fantastic transport service for local […]

Council Chair celebrates ‘exceptional commitment’ within waste service team

Unsung heroes’ from Lewes District Council’s waste services team were singled out for praise by senior councillors who visited the Newhaven depot in Robinson Road.  During the visit last Thursday (Oct 22), Councillor Adrian Ross, Council Chair, and Councillor Julie Carr, Cabinet member for Recycling, Waste and Open Spaces, thanked all Environment First staff for their hard work in keeping the district clean and bins emptied, especially during the pandemic.   They also commended five staff who […]