Category: Newhaven

News from Newhaven in East Sussex

Bee-friendly flowers in public gardens as Covid-19 hits plant supplies

Public gardens across Lewes district will not be showcasing their usual summer floral displays this summer because of plant supply issues due to the Covid-19 crisis – however a pollinator-friendly alternative is being sown instead.  Lewes District Council uses around 45,000 bedding plants every summer to create beautiful flower displays at its gardens which include Southover Grange Gardens in Lewes, Fort Road Recreation […]

Christopher Biggins Pledges Support To Community Hub

Former ‘I’m A Celebrity’ Jungle King and well known actor, Christopher Biggins has pledged his support in a video to the Havens Community Hub campaign on the Crowdfunder platform – www.crowdfunder.co.uk/silverliningsBacked by East Sussex County Council ‘Projects That Matter’, donations are currently being doubled at no extra cost to the donor.During […]

Council waste team praised for extra clean-ups

Lewes District Council’s street cleansing crews have gone into overdrive during lockdown taking on extra duties to keep the district looking its best.  The Environment First team has extended its rounds into areas the council is not responsible for cleaning, to ensure people can enjoy clean and litter free surroundings when they go out for exercise.  Councillor Julie Carr, Cabinet member […]

Return of bulky waste collections to Lewes district is welcomed

Bookings have re-opened for bulky waste collections in Lewes district after the service was temporarily suspended in mid-March due to the coronavirus crisis.  Bulky waste covers items which cannot be recycled or disposed of in household or communal bins such as kitchen appliances and furniture.  With household waste, recycling and garden waste collections continuing as usual, bulky waste was the only element of Lewes […]

Local Lockdown Lowdown for Wednesday 29 April 2020

1) From Lewes District Council –The new ‘one-stop’ website of local businesses is open at the following web address:http://eatlocal.info/You can filter results by supplier type and by local area. 2) Government loans for small businesses –The government will cover the interest and the administration costs of their Bounce back loans:www.gov.uk/guidance/apply-for-a-coronavirus-bounce-back-loan […]

Apply now for the LEAP Entrepreneurial Leadership Programme

Businesses from Lewes, Seaford, Newhaven, Peacehaven and the surrounding areas are being encouraged to take part in Edeal’s new LEAP Entrepreneurial Leadership Programme for business support and their chance to win £1,000. Based on the successful LEAP Entrepreneurial Programme that has been running since 2013, this free, comprehensive programme provides: […]

Residents thank waste crews for ‘business as usual’ services

Hardworking council waste crews are being thanked by residents across Lewes district in helping to keep the country going during the pandemic.  Household, recycling, clinical and garden waste collections are operating as normal in Lewes district while some neighbouring authorities have suspended their garden waste pick-ups.  The only current change is there are no bulky waste collections at this time for items such as kitchen […]

Enter the Seahaven Business Awards 2020 to celebrate the best of Seahaven’s businesses

Business of the Year Sponsored by Excell Design & Marketing Business Person of the Year Sponsored by Swindells Chartered Accountants Best Environmental Business Sponsored by Fine Marketing Best Customer Service Sponsored by The Sussex Sign Company Best New Business (under 2 years old) Sponsored by The Newhaven Enterprise Zone Best Eatery Sponsored […]