Latest News


March 17th, 2017.

Do you know a young hero who deserves an award?

Newhaven Town Council is looking for nominations for the following awards:

• Young Carer (someone who cares for their parent(s) or other family member)

• Young Sportsperson (for outstanding sporting achievement)

• Young Person of Courage (someone who has achieved something against the odds; for instance whilst battling bravely against illness or disability; or someone who has done something especially brave)

All young people who live, work/volunteer or go to school in Newhaven are eligible to be nominated. They must be aged 17 years or under on 1st March 2017.

Each individual winner will receive a cash prize of £50 and a commemorative trophy which will be engraved with their name. There will be one overall winner of the Newhaven Community Award, chosen from all three categories, who will win £100.

The deadline for nominations is 29th March 2017. If you would like to nominate someone, please download a form from the town council website or email: or tel: 01273 516100