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THIS WEEK Making waves at St. Wilfrid’s bus stop, 99 Service goes hi-tec with £2.5 million investment


EVENTBOARDS **LATEST UPDATES: Castle Inn, Pevensey Bay: Turn on, tune in


Making waves at St. Wilfrid’s bus stop, Pevensey Bay: 99 Service goes hi-tec with £2.5 million investment

£2.5 million investment in 12 brand new double deck buses High-spec vehicles feature free customer WiFi and USB charging points 100% British built with latest ‘Euro 6’ cleaner … [Read More...]

Panel support for council tax increase to protect local policing

Commissioner Katy Bourne SUSSEX residents will pay an average of £12 extra for police services after the county’s Police and Crime Panel supported budget proposals—East Sussex … [Read More...]



this week


EVENTBOARD: Castle Inn, Pevensey Bay, latest updates

Castle Inn, Pevensey Bay EVENTS HOMEPAGE EVENTS PROGRAMME 2018: Castle Inn The wonderfully characterful Castle Inn. Situated in the coastal village of Pevensey Bay, … [Read More...]

Introducing the Daft Druids: Exclusive to the Bay Life Journal

•• BREAKING: The Wind from the North The Daft Druids will be joining the pages of our hyperlocal broadsheet newspaper, the Pevensey Bay Journal, from this coming Wednesday, 24 … [Read More...]

Exclusive to the Bay Life Journal: The marriage of Radka and Zaman

Diversity and friendliness in abundance "What struck me the most was the eclectic mix of nationalities, all harmonising in a relaxed natural way. It was an atmosphere of light … [Read More...]

Bayeux Tapestry is going home after 950 years – medieval history professor

Nine centuries after it was commissioned to celebrate the Norman Conquest, the famed tapestry is finally going to visit England.—Lindy Grant, Professor of Medieval History, … [Read More...]

New Healthy Wealden web platform profiles range of information about targeted health and fitness programmes

Wealden District Council has launched a new website, Healthy Wealden, to encourage residents to stay active and healthy. The Healthy Wealden website, www.healthywealden.co.uk, is … [Read More...]

features & opinion


A local library fit for the 21st century, the one about the friends benchmark photograph

Friends benchmark their business plan for Pevensey Bay Community Library The Friends of Pevensey Bay Library are preparing their business plan which is to be presented to Pevensey … [Read More...]

**BREAKING: Catholic church in Pevensey Bay sold

Buyer found Bay Life believes that a buyer has been found for the Catholic church, The Holy Rood, Castle Drive Pevensey Bay. A number of key sources within the commercial … [Read More...]

Statement: The Moorings, Pevensey Bay, Hunt Commercial

Statement: Withdrawal of Article THE MOORINGS: PEVENSEY BAY Simon Hunt of Hunt Commercial has asked that we withdraw the article, The Moorings in Pevensey Bay goes on sale for … [Read More...]

*** BREAKING: Rail passengers across Sussex to benefit from ‘once in a generation’ upgrade

Rail passengers across Sussex are being urged to plan ahead as a ‘once-in-a-generation’ upgrade to the southern end of the Brighton Main Line was announced today by Network Rail … [Read More...]

neighbourhood news


BUSINESS POST OF WEEK: Mid week special, homemade comfort food, Bay Hotel

VIEW BAY HOTEL EVENTBOARD UPDATES HERE Special offers Homemade comfort food to get you over hump day special offers available 4pm till 8pm every wednesday in January 2 meals for … [Read More...]

The remarkable story of the Bay Hotel, Pevensey Bay, 1954-1971

The remarkable story of the Bay Hotel in the fifties, told in words and pictures by daughter of Stan Love and Muriel, Lynda …now Leventon She tells the story from memories, … [Read More...]

Bogus taxi driver operating unlicensed service fined and disqualified from driving

Following a case brought by Wealden District Council, a Wealden man who was operating an un-licensed taxi service has been fined £4,700 and disqualified from driving for 18 … [Read More...]

LETTERS TO EDITOR: Bay Hotel Pevensey Bay: Guests from all walks of life.. including Tony Hancock

Dear Sir, Bay Hotel We lived there from 1954-1971.. My mother and father made a wonderful place to stay on the south coast. We had Italian chefs..and a great working … [Read More...]

PEVENSEY BAY JOURNAL: What you see is what you get…and what a gift for the pilot Arts and Literature Festival…Tony Hancock stayed at the Bay Hotel

What you see is what you get next edition: Pevensey Bay Journal What you see is what you get, perhaps one our most interesting edition's to date. . . . Thank you to the … [Read More...]

FUTURE OF PEVENSEY BAY LIBRARY: Most important parish meeting in our lifetime, and the people will decide

LEADERBOARD PEVENSEY BAY JOURNAL 5 January 2018 Tonight, 5 January 2018, will see the most important meeting that has been held in the Parish in living memory. Six electors … [Read More...]

Pevensey and Westham Playgroup: East Sussex County Council response

East Sussex County Council response to Bay Life: Pevensey and Westham Playgroup 5 January 2018 We have been advised that the committee at Pevensey and Westham playgroup has … [Read More...]

BUSINESS POST OF WEEK: AD Signs and Print: Etch a Sketch, blueprint for the Bay

Replaced some window etch in the #pevenseybay for Rose fish and chips after their customers picked most of the old one off!!! —AD Signs and Print, 4 January 2018 IMAGE CREDIT: … [Read More...]

Offer of help, the sad, and sudden, closure of the Pevensey & Westham Playgroup

To the editor Sad, and sudden, closure of the Pevensey & Westham Playgroup Having read of the sad, and sudden, closure of the Pevensey & Westham Playgroup, I write to … [Read More...]

BUSINESS POST OF WEEK: Priory Court Hotel and Restaurant, grill night tonight

Don't forget it's £9 Grill Night Tonight. Fancy Grill a 7oz local sirloin steak, a homemade 8oz beef burger or a chicken fillet burger or a grilled vegetable kebab with all the … [Read More...]

Pevensey and Westham Playgroup: Writing on the wall as staff members and parents express their distress, “we don’t have a job, seeing a sign on the door. No letter no phone call nothing”.

Confusion over what has happened at Pevensey and Westham Playgrou grew today (3 January) as parents contacted Bay Life to ask what could be done—Bay Life, 3 January 2018 A sign … [Read More...]

LETTERS: Milly Stone: Trying to keep it local: I am seething, manager at Miah too busy to hear my complaint

To editor I am seething, I placed an order online for a Miah take away on Thursday 28th December at 7.15pm, I received order confirmation. I was home alone with no way of … [Read More...]

*** BREAKING: Parish meeting convened by six electors of parish to discuss the future of Pevensey Bay Library

The Friends of Pevensey Bay Library has issued the following statement this morning (29 December 2017) Friday 5 January 2018 7:00pm – 8:30pm Event Location: Peveney Bay Baptist … [Read More...]

Healthy Snacking in 2018: East Sussex Public Health supports latest Change4Life campaign

FAMILIES across East Sussex are being encouraged to get their New Year off to a healthy start by reducing the amount of sugar they consume.—East Sussex County Council, 2 January … [Read More...]

BREAKING NEWS: Beach Tavern Development decision made

IMAGE ARTWORK: Beach Tavern, Pevensey Bay, Jan Barron Bay Life understands that the decision over the appeal process and the development of the Beach Tavern site has now been … [Read More...]

*** BREAKING UPDATE: Public scandal, Pevensey and Westham Playgroup facing massive debt

Financial management of local playgroup We are receiving a number of pieces of information from concerned parents about the financial status of a local playgroup. One parent … [Read More...]

Pay and Display Comes to Pevensey Bay: pedestrian walk ways

Sir Is there any funding put aside for Pevensey Bay pedestrian walk ways. I am looking at the side where the pavement is very wide. Can I suggest the pavement is reduced, and … [Read More...]

Twas Christmas Eve in the Workhouse

LEADERBOARD PEVENSEY BAY JOURNAL Christmas Eve 2017 available in local newsagents, price forty pence We would like to thank the local people that have contributed to the … [Read More...]