THE FIRST ever Newhaven Community Awards will be presented on Wednesday May 2 by Newhaven young mayor Charlotte Crookston and mayor Steve Saunders.
There are six awards – Young Carer, Young Person of Courage, Young Sportsperson, Achiever, Volunteer and Unsung Hero, with these last three awards for people of all ages.
In addition there is a bigger, overall award “The Newhaven Community Award” for which everyone nominated for any of the awards has been considered.
The awards have been sponsored by Pinnacle Publishing Ltd,Newhaven Enterprise Centre, Newhaven McDonalds and Wave Leisure.
The Awards Ceremony will be staged at the Hillcrest Community Centre starting at 7pm and everyone is welcome. Soft drinks and nibbles will be provided.
The ceremony will be followed by the annual town meeting, which is an opportunity for local people to find out what Newhaven Town Council has been doing over the last year and to ask questions.
The town council’s annual report is now available to download from its website www.newhaventowncouncil.gov.uk and paper copies will be available at the meeting.
Before and after the awards ceremony and the town meeting there will be an opportunity to talk to local organisations who will have information tables at the event.