Category: Peacehaven

News from Peacehaven in East Sussex

Official school closure notification: Wednesday 5 May 2021 – Peacehaven Heights Primary School

School: Peacehaven Heights Primary SchoolUnique school code: 2005Closed: Wednesday 5 May 2021Reason: Industrial action Staff at Peacehaven Heights Primary to Strike Over Academy Plans Two thirds of staff are likely to leave the school if academy plans go ahead. For any queries regarding this notification, please contact CS Customer Relations: […]


Sussex Community Development Association (SCDA) are partnering withKempton House Day Centre in Peacehaven to host a weekly CommunitySupermarket, to be run and used by local residents.Peacehaven Community Supermarket will launch on Thursday March 18th 2021. Community Supermarkets operate as a membership scheme, on the principle that everyone should haveaccess to […]

Strikes likely in Peacehaven Schools as East Sussex County Council refused to delay Academy consultation during lockdown.

National Education Union members have been left with no choice but to start industrial action ballots at Peacehaven Heights and Telscombe Cliffs schools as the governing bodies imposed by East Sussex County Council refused to agree to hold off on consultation during the lockdown. The schools normal governing bodies were […]

Official school closure notification: Friday 18 December 2020 – Peacehaven Community School

School: Peacehaven Community SchoolUnique school code: 4000Partly closed: Friday 18 December 2020Reason: COVID-19 local arrangementsMore information: School remains open for years 7,8 and 11. Years 9 and 10 should not attend school but complete their learning online. For any queries regarding this notification, please contact CS Customer Relations: Email – […]

Chaos reigns at Peacehaven Heights Primary School as IEB Chair resigns and County Council announces they will seek to privatise the school

IEB Chair resigns and IEB announces its support for academisation within 24 hours of each other Yesterday Jon Taylor, chair of the Peacehaven Heights Primary School Interim Executive Board (IEB), wrote to Peacehaven Height’s parents informing them of his intention to step down from his role. Still contemplating the significance […]

Unanimous vote to oppose academisation of Peacehaven Heights Primary School by Peacehaven Town Council

This week (29/9/2020)  Peacehaven Town Council gave unanimous backing to a motion to support the campaign to prevent the academisation of Peacehaven Heights. The motion commits the Town Council to writing to the decision makers at East Sussex County Council, namely: Councillor Bob Standley – Lead Member for Education and […]

Joint Press Release – National Education Union and Hands Off Peacehaven Schools

We need to come together and make our voices heard”– Angry parents re-launch campaign to save Peacehaven primaries from academisation Parents of Peacehaven Heights and Telscombe Cliffs primary schools in East Sussex have re-launched their campaign to save the schools from academisation. This follows the replacement of the governing bodies […]


A council has been blasted for failing to acknowledge millions of pounds received from Government to support local businesses, self-employed workers, the unemployed, charities, other organisations and those in need during the Covid pandemic. Lewes District Council’s ruling Cabinet learned on 11 June that, while still significant, the financial impact […]


It gives us great pleasure to announce that The Mayor of Peacehaven, Cllr Claude Cheta, raised just over £12,000 in support of his charity work during his 2019/20 term of office. This means that £2,500 will be awarded to each of the following charities: • Chillax, Youth Centre – sited […]

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 – by East Sussex County Council ‘Projects That Matter’, donations are currently being doubled at no extra cost to the donor.During […]

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: 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 […]

Council continues tough stance on flytipping with another £250 fine

A second person has been fined £250 within two weeks after their rubbish was discovered flytipped in Lewes district.  Lewes District Council responded following a report of household and building waste dumped on the verge of Gorham’s Lane, Telscombe, on Tuesday, April 7.  One of the council’s Neighbourhood First advisors sifted through the rubbish for evidence of the owner and […]

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: […]

Official school closure notification: Wednesday 18 March 2020 – Peacehaven Community School

This is an official school closure notification. School: Peacehaven Community SchoolUnique school code: 4000Partly closed: Wednesday 18 March 2020Reason: Emergency closureDue to limited numbers of staff being able to attend the school the school is partially closing with Year 10 not attending. All other years groups can attend. There are […]

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 […]