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THIS WEEK Summer makeover: Surface dressing programme to ‘pothole-proof’ county roads

COMMUNITY UPDATE: Pevensey Mini History Festival

JOBSBOARD LATEST ON JOBSBOARD: Sussex Police: Police Community Support Officers (PCSOs)


Pevensey de la mer: Search for our twinned town in France

Photo by Reuben Mcfeeters on Unsplash Long lost family: Search for our twinned town in France We are doing some research on a story about the 'twinning' of Pevensey with a town … [Read More...]

Barchester Previews Mortain Place Care Home: Pevensey Bay Road, Eastbourne

Newly appointed General Manager, Lesley Standing, recently unveiled the brand new marketing suite at Barchester Healthcare’s luxury care home in Eastbourne, Mortain Place, where … [Read More...]

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this week


Catch the Artwave this weekend

Artwave showcases and celebrates the wealth of creative talent in this vibrant part of Sussex. Taking place over three weekends from 17 August to 1 September, you can follow the … [Read More...]

Work of renowned local printmaker, Annie Soudain, to star at Arts and Crafts Fayre, Bay Hotel, Pevensey Bay: Fundraiser for St Wilfrid’s Hospice

image credit: Annie Soudain Writing in their monthly email newsletter to all their subscribers, Rachers on Canvas provide an outline of an exciting arts and crafts fayre that is … [Read More...]

UNMASKING THE WOLF: Has Pevensey Bay resident written a best seller about how to understand your dog?

image credit: Ziza S, cover Unmasking the Wolf Pevensey Bay resident, Carolyn Little has passed Bay Life a copy of her book, Unmasking the Wolf. The book has the hallmark of a … [Read More...]

LULU: On Fire Tour: Congress Theatre, Eastbourne – Friday 20 September

SHE’S STILL GOT PLENTY TO SHOUT ABOUT! LULU On Fire Tour Congress Theatre, Eastbourne - Friday 20 September, 7.30pm The one and only Lulu OBE is heading to Eastbourne on … [Read More...]

Care for the Carers Chief Executive cycles from East Sussex to Paris in aid of unpaid carers

image credit: Jennifer and her father Care for the Carers is excited to announce that the charity’s Chief Executive, Jennifer Twist, is about to embark on a very special … [Read More...]

features & opinion


Smugglers Inn, Pevensey: Our first SmugFest: Consensus suggested we do this again

image credit: Smugglers Inn, Pevensey Consensus suggested we do this again Well what a day yesterday at The Smugglers since we took over. Our first SmugFest which raised £400 … [Read More...]

Residents Association planned for the Beachlands estate

image credit: Bexhill Museum Congratulations to  people in Beachlands who are planning a residents association. The foundation of a sustainable residents association for … [Read More...]

WEALDEN COUNCIL: Your vote matters, don’t lose it: All households will shortly be receiving their Annual Enquiry Forms through the post

We have begun our annual electoral canvass to ensure that everyone who is entitled to vote in Wealden is registered and able to vote in any forthcoming elections.—Wealden Council, … [Read More...]

SMUGFEST SATURDAY 17 AUGUST: UPDATES: BAND TIMES: Smugglers Inn, Pevensey, you raise us up

Smugfest Saturday 17 August, 2:00pm—9:00pm Smugglers Inn High Street Pevensey 01323 762112 Bands playing live: 2pm New Shoes blues, 3pm Howlin’ Grooves, 4pm RG Winfield Band, … [Read More...]

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Adults with learning disabilities: Team work creates new garden space for respite service

Grangemead:: Photo credit Brian Clifford A new garden has been designed to promote wellbeing for guests who will be staying at a respite service for adults with learning … [Read More...]

LATEST ON JOBSBOARD: Sussex Police: Police Community Support Officers (PCSOs): Join us and help make a real difference, together.

image credit: Sussex Police We will be opening our PCSO recruitment on Thursday 22 August. To register your interest in the role please email careers@sussex.pnn.police.uk From … [Read More...]

Latest on the Jobs (ironing) board: Pevensey Pete Laundry Services

date of post: 16 August 2019 Pevensey Pete Laundry Services Ironer Required Asap Due to a massive increase in business Friday morning ironer wanted: contact Pete Pevensey … [Read More...]

BUSINESS POST OF WEEK: Priory Court Hotel & Restaurant: New addition to our vegan selection: Iced Cherry Genoa Cake

New addition to our vegan selection- Iced Cherry Genoa Cake. “The best vegan cake I have ever tasted” - one of our regular vegan customers yesterday —Priory Court Hotel and … [Read More...]

In the Pink: Stone Cross, Pevensey Bay and Westham Surgery to team with Pevensey Bay Journal to promote community innovation in their practice

Image credit: Ian Schneider/Unsplash Stone Cross, Pevensey Bay and Westham surgery today (15 August) told Bay Life that the practice is to consider setting up a survey of local … [Read More...]

LETTERS: Maths A Levels: Hey let’s just give everyone a degree!

I have an interest in Maths exams, especially as my son is at Cambridge University doing his PhD in Mathematics. He got 6 A* s at A level, and the highest Maths score in the … [Read More...]

Wealden Council: Getting customer service right

In a recent survey of Wealden’s Housing Options service, 94% of customers reported receiving “excellent” or “good” service from Council staff. The survey analysed different … [Read More...]

Launch at Gatwick Airport: Network Rail partners with contest helping young engineers’ inventions take-off

Network Rail has become a national partner in a UK-wide competition to find the engineers of the future, with the 2019 edition launched at Gatwick Airport this morning (14 … [Read More...]

Campaign to preserve historic pyramid in Brightling

© Copyright Julian P Guffogg and licensed for reuse under this Creative Commons Licence. Bexhill and Battle MP, Huw Merriman, has put his support behind a local fund-raising … [Read More...]

Summer makeover: Surface dressing programme to ‘pothole-proof’ county roads

ROADS across East Sussex will receive a summer makeover to extend their life and help stop potholes forming. Over two weeks, surface dressing will be carried out on 29 miles of … [Read More...]

Local MP Huw Merriman calls for rail fare review

Given that it takes almost 2 hours to get to London from Bexhill, these increases are not justified Bexhill and Battle MP, Huw Merriman, has criticised the decision to increase … [Read More...]

1066 Country Offical Tourism News: Summer’s not over ’til the seagulls say so

Summer's not over 'til the seagulls say so. We're reaching the half way point of the summer holidays and there's still time for the weather to play ball Not that we've had much to … [Read More...]

Eventboard updates: Jane Jenkinson comes to the Castle Inn in Pevensey Bay

image credit: Jane Jenkinson Castle Inn, Pevensey Bay Sunday 18 August- 3:30pm Jane Jenkinson "Infectious sing-along from this bubbly and vivacious vocalist" —Castle Inn, … [Read More...]

COMMUNITY POST OF WEEK: Pevensey Community Support: Lovely lunch at Arlington Tearooms

image credit: Pevensey Community Support Lovely lunch at Arlington Tearooms today. Beautiful sunshine, delicious. —Pevensey Community Support, 13 August 2019 About … [Read More...]

‘Shameless’ blue badge fraudster who claimed to be dead dad handed community penalty

Picture caption: Kenneth Hinton pictured outside Lewes Crown Court A motorist who masqueraded as his dead father so he and his wife could fraudulently use his disabled blue badge … [Read More...]

** NEW FROM THE HAVEN PLAYERS: Murder Mystery Dining events: The Allotment Plot and Who killed the Vicar?

The Haven Players would love to see you at our forthcoming Murder Mystery Dining events. Can you solve the case? Give those little grey cells a workout; if you pick up more clues … [Read More...]


Noël Coward’s ME AND THE GIRLS Devonshire Park Theatre Tuesday 17 – Saturday 21 September The Devonshire Park Theatre hosts the stage premiere of Sir Noël Coward’s hilarious and … [Read More...]

Sussex Police: Family tribute to man killed in Eastbourne incident

Jack Phillips A man who sadly died after being struck by a heavy object which had fallen from a crane at South Cliff Tower, Bolsover Road, Eastbourne, on Thursday morning (8 … [Read More...]