Category: Newhaven

News from Newhaven in East Sussex

On this day August 14th

1967 (52 Years ago) UK Marine Broadcasting Offences Act declares participation in offshore pirate radio illegal. Of the four remaining stations Radio Scotland from the former lightship L.V. Comet and Wonderful Radio London which came from the MV Galaxy, closed down that day. Radio Caroline North from the Fredericia and […]

Firle Vintage Fair

The Vintage Fair celebrating all that is good from the past takes place at Firle Park Near Lewes on August 9 / 10 / 11 August. A Free Vintage bus will run from Lewes Station every half hour to transport you in style if no transport available from 9.45 to […]

‘Adopt a Station’

PartnershipAndy Gardner, Station Manager, Lewes and Seaford Railway Stations for Govia Thameslink Railway (GTR) has signedtheSeafordStation Partnership Agreement with Rodney Reed, President of the Martello Rotary Seaford. Also attending wereCllr Nazish Adil, Mayor of Seaford and Catherine Simmons, Education, Westcoast Way and Seaford to Brighton Line Officer,Sussex Community Rail Partnership […]


Council teams collecting waste and recycling in Saltdean, Peacehaven and Newhaven, had a lucky escape recently after car drivers performed illegal and highly dangerous manoeuvres to get round the refuse trucks. Three different drivers at various points in the collection round mounted the verge, narrowly missing the council staff as […]

Hillcrest Cinema, Newhaven

Community Cinema showing a variety of Independent, Foreign and other less mainstream films in Newhaven. The shows are on the third Saturday of the month, from October to July. Cafe opens 6.00pm for delicious home made meals and refreshments. Films start at 7.30pm Venue: Hillcrest Centre Bay View Road Newhaven BN9 […]

Behaviour Change for Health Training Course

There are spaces available on the below Behaviour Change for Health (MECC) training course. Date                                      Time                                      Venue                  Address Friday 5th July                    9.30am – 4pm                   ETH                        Eastbourne Town Hall, Grove Road, Eastbourne, BN21 4UG If you haven’t already taken part in Behaviour Change for Health/MECC then don’t miss the opportunity to […]

Newhaven pumped about new track

Newhaven’s impressive new pumptrack is now open and proving hugely popular, while work is well underway on the adjoining skatepark. The newly-built pumptrack at Fort Road Recreation Ground has attracted BMXers, mountain bikers, scooter riders and skateboarders from across the region since its recent opening. Once the skatepark is completed […]


Good news – two new toilets have appeared on Seaford’s seafront. The not so good news; not only are they chemical toilets but a key is needed to access them as they are for sole use of Beach hut renters of the newly installed Westview Beach huts next to the […]

Charity Hosts Easter Lunch

CTLA Community Transport was delighted to host an inter-generational Easter lunch at the Hillcrest Community Centre, Newhaven, last week. The 3rd Peacehaven Brownies painted Easter vases and decorated eggs for the table displays and, along with the adult volunteers, helped to serve refreshments and play bingo with the 37 older […]

Update On Significant Planned Road Works On The M23 And The Brighton Main Line Improvement Project There are no closures scheduled for the week beginning 8th April, or on Good Friday, Easter weekend or Easter Monday, 19-22 April 2019. The following works are scheduled on the M23, subject to weather […]

The Big Pedal…

Lewes Prevention officers joined other local agencies outside Denton Primary School, Newhaven on Monday to help promote the #bigpedal event, raising awareness of air pollution. The event encourages children and parents to look at other means of travel to school, in particular cycling, with event prizes and promotions available.

“Everything was so strange. People know nothing about you. What part of Africa is that?”

WW2 veteran Alan Wilmott talks to Delores William about his war experiences and life in Britain after the War. But there’s something unusual about this war hero. Delores popped in for tea and finds there’s more to Alan than his war service   Delores Williams with Alan Wilmott at the […]

Smoking Stoptober Challenge

SMOKERS in East Sussex are being urged to take the Stoptober challenge and kick the habit for good with the help of a new service. The annual national campaign encourages smokers to quit for 28 days during October, making it five times more likely they will quit for good. To […]