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

FEATURES & OPINION : Goodbye Streetlife, hello Nextdoor, local people turn against social platform

BUSINESS: Tonic for our times: Planter project aims to make spring in our villages more colourful

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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...]

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...]



this week


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...]

Castle Inn Live, Pevensey Bay: Eventboard, music bookings

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

features & opinion


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...]

neighbourhood news


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...]

Pevensey Town Trust: Weary to the core over self-serving members, business owner expresses further frustration over parking charges

To the editor I am weary to the core of watching my potential customers drive away and am equally frustrated at having to bear the brunt of negative customer comment regarding … [Read More...]

Gifts to mark retirement of Maurice Gilbert as Chairman of Pevensey Parish Council

Presentation At a very informal presentation yesterday Maurice Gilbert was presented with two gifts to mark his retirement as Chairman of Pevensey Parish Council. A Royal Doulton … [Read More...]

Pevensey Town Trust: closed society run by unaccountable people, all the existing trustees should stand down

Sir, I understand that the PTT (Pevensey Town Tust) Trustee that circulated the letter to the residents of Pevensey recently was accused of a conflict of interest at the … [Read More...]

PARISH COUNCIL UPDATES: Vehicles of Yesteryear: Back in Pevensey Bay in April

IMAGE CREDIT: 1066 Country ANOTHER DATE FOR THE DIARY! SATURDAY 1ST APRIL - VEHICLES OF YESTERYEAR This ever popular annual event will take place and is organised by former … [Read More...]

Business leaders choose East Sussex, economy grew by 5.2 per cent in 2015, nearly twice national average

BUSINESS is booming in East Sussex with the economy growing at a faster rate than the national average, according to the latest figures.—East Sussex County Council, 6 February … [Read More...]

BUSINESS POST OF WEEK: Castle Cottage Tea Room, Pevensey, tribute to Jo Cox Commission on Loneliness

on the day that the late Jo Cox’s “Commission on Loneliness” is launched Many thanks to those customers who have donated, and in turn purchased a second hand book in support of … [Read More...]

Southover Grange reopens after £1.5 million refurbishment by East Sussex County Council

PEOPLE are being offered the chance to be part of a new chapter in a historic venue for weddings, ceremonies and other celebrations.—East Sussex County Council, 6 February … [Read More...]

PEVENSEY PARISH COUNCIL: Keeping parish up to date with latest news and information: Pevensey Volunteers

PEVENSEY VOLUNTEERS The next meeting of Pevensey Volunteers will be held at 7pm at the Bay Diner on Monday 6th February. This is a great opportunity for all local community groups … [Read More...]

EAST SUSSEX HIGHWAYS: Community information, Coast Road, current closure to be lifted 5:00pm, Wednesday 8 February

current road closure of Coast Road The current road closure of Coast Road to the west of Marine Avenue will be lifted on Wednesday (8) at 5pm, meaning residents of Beachlands … [Read More...]


CREDIT WHERE IT IS DUE Given the confusion about the status of road works at Coast Road in Pevensey Bay this morning (5 February) , a spokesman on behalf of East Susses Highways … [Read More...]