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Pevensey and Westham Flower Club: Spring demonstration with Sue Flight

Pevensey and Westham Flower Club meet on the third Tuesday of the month at Westham Village Hall at 7pm.—Lisa Symmonds, Chairlady, Pevensey and Westham Flower Club, 24 February … [Read More...]

Police seek witnesses, collision betwen child and vehicle, Bexhill

Police seek witnesses after child and vehicle collide, Hillcrest Avenue, Bexhill-on-Sea, Sussex Police, 24 Feb, 2017 Police are seeking witnesses to a collision between a vehicle … [Read More...]



this week


Castle Inn Live, Pevensey Bay: Eventboard, music bookings

HOMEPAGE: Castle Inn Live Castle Inn, Pevensey Bay: Live music bookings … [Read More...]

Downs Campaign takes to the streets

Campaigners are determined to keep fighting against the Council’s disastrous plan of selling the downland farms.—Keep Our Downs Public Campaign. 23 February. 2017 "Whatever way … [Read More...]

KEEP THE FAITH: Special Talk: Part played by women in First World War to be examined

The role of women in the First World War to be examined at special talk—East Sussex County Council, 23 February 2017 THE part played by East Sussex women during the First World … [Read More...]

Storm Doris weather bombs Pevensey Bay, gusts of up to 71.4mph recorded

IMAGE CREDIT: Met Office 9:06am: Storm Doris is here in Pevensey Bay, stay safe—Bay Life, 23 February 2017 Residents woke up to a punch this morning as Storm Doris hit Pevensey … [Read More...]

New creative and cultural hub in Eastbourne: Devonshire Collective and the lovely whirlwind of activities

We can’t believe it has been less than two weeks ago since we opened the doors to our new DC1 Cafe & Gallery.—DC1 February 2017 A lovely whirlwind of activities has taken … [Read More...]

features & opinion


BEST RATED BUSINESS POSTS OF THE YEAR: Our Joy, TV Choice Peter Stacey: Pevensey Pete’s Laundry Service

Got 6 machines on the go already 4.30am in the Bay ......got 6 machines on the go already gonna be a long day ahead anyone would think there's no other place to get washing done! … [Read More...]

Pevensey Levels in the post-Brexit world, National Farmers Union welcomes discussion with Huw Merriman MP

Huw Merriman MP (Bexhill & Battle) has met with the NFU, discussing how government could help farmers continue to feed the nation and care for the countryside after … [Read More...]

ST. NICOLAS CELEBRATES: Grant will see church remain in use by community and churchgoers for many years to come

St Nicolas Church, which celebrated its 800th anniversary in 2016, has been awarded £74,900 by the Heritage Lottery Fund.—St. Nicolas Church Restoration Fund, 20 February … [Read More...]

Tonic for our times: Planter project in Pevensey and the Bay aims to make spring in our villages more colourful

Pevensey Volunteers prepares for Spring Pevensey Volunteers are taking over the maintenance of the Parish planters. Could you join us to replant the Parish planters for the … [Read More...]

neighbourhood news


Large number of motocross bikes and associated stock stolen in Eastbourne

The owner of an Eastbourne garage has offered a £1,000 reward for information leading to the recovery of a large number of motocross bikes and associated stock stolen in a … [Read More...]

The Great Wealden Spring Clean: Free volunteer clean-up kits

Wealden District Council is backing The Great British Spring Clean, a nationwide campaign to get half a million people out and about cleaning up their local communities over the … [Read More...]

SEASIDE IN EASTBOURNE: The opening launch of the Community Hub is today!

Today marks the official opening launch of the Seaside Community Hub @ 125 Seaside in Eastbourne. The Mayor will be cutting the ribbon at 2pm so be there for then. There will … [Read More...]

Save Pevensey Bay from the Developers—Stop the planners from approving this building

change.org petition here A national petition was launched this evening (17 February) with regard to the proposals for the Beach tavern site, with the aim of Saving Pevensey Bay … [Read More...]

Foss Holding, owners of Beach Tavern site, response

**BREAKING NEWS BEACH TAVERN SITE LATEST Foss Holding, owners of Beach Tavern site, issue response to article published by Bay Life, 15 February 2017 . . . Foss Holding, … [Read More...]

Public meeting: Future of Beach Tavern site, Pevensey Bay

Bay Life has been given notice of a public meeting to be held in the very near future with regard to the proposed demolition of the Beach Tavern and the plan to turn the location … [Read More...]

Goodbye Streetlife, hello Nextdoor, local people turn against change with neighbourhood social platform

Negative comment has come in to Bay Life about the change from Streetlife, a community neighbourhood platform that began in Pevensey Bay in late 2015, to another platform that is … [Read More...]

Concern for missing Eastbourne man

Police are concerned for Eastbourne man David Reid who has been reported missing.—Sussex Police, 15 February 2017 David, 47, was last seen at his home in Latimer Road at 9am on … [Read More...]

POST OF WEEK: Fabulous community movie business brings War Horse to the Bay

And the community Oscar goes to Melita Cullis—Bay Life, 15 February 2017 7 February Well hello people .... Movies in the Bay will be back on the 31st March so put that date into … [Read More...]

*** BREAKING NEWS: And is there a honeypot still for tea? Application made to demolish Beach Tavern and turn into eight flats

image credit: Allen Walker Read having tea at “The Honeypot”, Pevensey Bay, England, July 11, 1954. Photograph by Charlotte Schuchardt Read. IGS Archives. The Wealden District … [Read More...]

BUSINESS POST OF WEEK: Heart of the Matter, Valentine’s Night at Priory Court Hotel and Restaurant in Pevensey

Priory Court Hotel and Restaurant TREAT YOUR VALENTINE TO A ROMANTIC 4 COURSE GOURMET DINNER at The Priory Court on Saturday 11th February or Valentine's Day Tuesday 14th … [Read More...]

Teacher Ben Thomas leaves East Sussex Music to join Rag’n’Bone Man on Graham Norton Show and in upper reaches of charts

A MUSIC teacher from East Sussex is giving up up his day job for a full-time role playing with one of the country’s hottest new artists.—East Sussex County Council, 13 February … [Read More...]

Concern for missing Brighton teenager Jack Winstanley

Police are concerned for a missing teenager from Brighton.—Sussex Police, 13 February 2017 Jack Winstanley, 14, was last seen on Tuesday (February 7) at 2.45pm on Swanborough … [Read More...]

What was life like in East Sussex during the First World War?

The East Sussex WW1 project is now in its third year and continues to expand its rich collection of information and resources.—East Sussex Library and Information Service, February … [Read More...]

HERE IS THE NEWS: Light (non) flurry of specks of snow in Pevensey Bay

8:45am: Here is the news. There is a light (non) flurry of specks of snow in Pevensey Bay. Wrap up warm and watch your step!! Keep calm and carry on. The Sun is now beginning to … [Read More...]

Survey to help shape housing needs in East Sussex

PEOPLE in East Sussex are being asked to take part in a survey which will help shape housing provision for older people in the county.—East Sussex County Council, 10 February … [Read More...]

Sussex Police, latest crime statistics for Pevensey Bay and locality

Reported Crime Statistics: Pevensey Bay December 2016: Reported Crime Statistics: Sussex Police release latest reported crime statistics. The map takes you through to information … [Read More...]

Bay Life the Journal: Welcome to edition 8, be sure to order now from your local newsagents

The Journal, edition eight, coming soon February 2017 order now from your local newsagent to be sure to get your copy Free home delivery from Bay News . . Bay Life The … [Read More...]

Tourism supports 15% of the jobs in Wealden, District Council publishes free guide with 72 destinations listed

This year’s Wealden do the Best Attractions guide features 72 tourist destinations in the District – there is so much to do in Wealden!—Wealden District Council, 9 February … [Read More...]

BUSINESS POST OF WEEK : Royal Oak and Castle Inn: Your Bard

We have 3 tables left for this event: Table of 2 people Table of 2 people Table of 6 people The event will be open to walk-ins, to be in and around the bar area. Look forward … [Read More...]

East Sussex County Council: Responsibility to children in care goes beyond providing them with a safe and loving home

COUNCIL leaders from all parties in East Sussex have joined forces to show their commitment to children and young people in care.—East Sussex County Council, 9 February … [Read More...]

Pevensey Parish Council: Litter pick, clean up for the Queen

LITTER PICK SATURDAY 4TH MARCH 2017 Following the highly successful "Clean up for The Queen" campaign last year it seems fitting to keep the date to continue the good work ! … [Read More...]