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THIS WEEK Huw Merriman, MP for Bexhill and Battle: Resignation of Prime Minister


COMMUNITY Return of the Polyphony Vocal Ensemble


BUSINESS Ten local food establishments sign up to Pevensey Food Festival

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Pevensey Bay Boot Sale: Bank Holiday Sunday and Monday (26 & 27 May), opening times

image credit: Pevensey Bay Boot Sale OPEN BANK HOLIDAY SUNDAY & MONDAY (26TH & 27TH MAY) SUNDAY: GATES OPEN AT 7AM MONDAY: GATES OPEN AT 9AM (weather & ground … [Read More...]

Huw Merriman, MP for Bexhill and Battle: Resignation of Prime Minister

Friday, 24 May, 2019 Today the Prime Minister has announced that she will step down on 7 June. I am personally very sorry that Theresa May’s premiership has ended in this … [Read More...]

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Weather snapshot 8:00am: Pevensey Bay: Saturday 25 May

8:00am: Warm. Cloud cover . No wind. Not much sign of any sun this morning in Pevensey Bay for Bank Holiday Saturday. Currently 14C/57F. family snapshot sunrise 04:57 sunset … [Read More...]

New Cabinet Wealden District Council

Following the 2 May District Council elections, Cllr Bob Standley has been re-appointed as Leader of Wealden District Council. He leads a new five-member Cabinet which was … [Read More...]

BANK HOLIDAY WEEKEND FEATURE: Return of the Polyphony Vocal Ensemble: Concert at St Nicolas, Pevensey on Saturday 25 May

  The popular Eastbourne-based choir, Polyphony Vocal Ensemble, conducted by Sue Barrett, return to St Nicolas, Pevensey on Saturday 25 May, following their well-received concert … [Read More...]

NETWORK RAIL: Sussex and south London passengers advised to check before they travel ahead of late May bank holiday weekend

Thousands of Network Rail staff will work around the clock to deliver a multi-million-pound programme of work Most of the railway in Sussex and south London will remain open over … [Read More...]

Roadmaster hits the streets to target potholes across East Sussex

POTHOLES in East Sussex are set to have a ‘blast’ this summer as high-tech machinery hits the streets Starting on Tuesday (28) East Sussex Highways will deploy a fleet of three … [Read More...]

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BUSINESS POST OF WEEK: Priory Court Hotel and Restaurant: Certificate of Excellence every year for the past five years

Trip Advisor Certificate of Excellence for 2019 We are proud to announce that we have just been awarded the Trip Advisor Certificate of Excellence for 2019. Even better as we … [Read More...]

Police & Crime Commissioner (PCC) Katy Bourne: Funding available for community safety projects

Police & Crime Commissioner (PCC) Katy Bourne is inviting organisations across Sussex to bid for funding of up to £5,000 to help keep Sussex safe. Grants of up to £5,000 are … [Read More...]

PAY FOR THE DELAY: Local MP Huw Merriman demands compensation for delayed rail passengers

Bexhill and Battle MP leads calls for rail companies to provide compensation for passengers who face repeated delays or cancellations in services Local MP for Bexhill and Battle, … [Read More...]

Pevensey community library prepares to open in June

image credit: Pevensey community library The library will be opening at the beginning of June - we will be opening to join members first of all then we will have a grand opening … [Read More...]

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THE SOLID GOLD ROCK ‘N’ ROLL SHOW CELEBRATES A GOLDEN ERA OF MUSIC: Relive the original stars live

The Solid Gold Rock ‘n’ Roll Show Friday 14 June, 7.30pm Congress Theatre, Eastbourne The Solid Gold Rock ‘n’ Roll Show returns to the Congress Theatre, Eastbourne on Friday 14 … [Read More...]

Pevensey Parish Council: Pevensey Dog Show: Sunday 9th June 2019: Is your dog the Best Biscuit Catcher?

Is your dog the Best Biscuit Catcher? Put your pooches through their paces at Pevensey Parish Council’s first village Dog Show on Sunday 9th June 2019. Opening at 11.00 a.m. the … [Read More...]

Tuesday May 21: Wealden Local Plan Examination

The first stage of the Examination in Public of Wealden’s Local Plan begins on Tuesday 21 May. The hearings are expected to run for seven days including: 21, 22 and 23 of May, and … [Read More...]

Latest on Jobsboard: The Heron, Westham: Looking for permanent reliable bar staff

Looking for permanent reliable bar staff. Approx 30 hours a week. Message for details. —The Heron, Westham, 20 May 2019 … [Read More...]

Wealden Council: Sign up NOW for your new Garden Waste Service: New service will start from 1 July

Wealden Residents can now sign up for the Council’s new chargeable garden waste collection service The new service will start from 1 July. Joining this new service is optional and … [Read More...]

THE 39 STEPS: Devonshire Park Theatre: Jump on-board as the hilarious spy thriller comes to Eastbourne

THE 39 STEPS Devonshire Park Theatre, Eastbourne: 25 July until 17 August 2019 FIRST CLASS SPY THRILLER AT DEVONSHIRE PARK THEATRE THIS SUMMER Jump on-board as the hilarious spy … [Read More...]

RE-VOX: Live at the Castle Inn, Pevensey Bay, Saturday 25 May: A particular taste for Tarantino and spy movie soundtracks

RE-VOX are a 4 piece Rock n’ Soul band comprised of 2 guitars, bass and drums RE-VOX have been together for 3 years and regularly appear in pubs, clubs, private functions and … [Read More...]

**UPDATE: Twelve local food establishments sign up to Pevensey Food Festival

Local food establishments are signing up to the Pevensey Food Festival, to be held in October this year, coined as 'Pevfeast'. Talking to the Pevensey Bay Journal (May 19), … [Read More...]

Discovery Centre, Rye: Interview with Andy McConnell, the Antiques Roadshow’s hugely entertaining glass specialist: Sussex Wildlife Trust Communications Officer Emma Chaplin

Most people know Andy McConnell as the Antiques Roadshow’s hugely entertaining glass specialist. Andy lives at Winchelsea Beach and is a regular visitor to the Rye Harbour Nature … [Read More...]

ELO AGAIN: MR BLUE SKIES GUARANTEED – WHATEVER THE WEATHER ON 25 MAY!

ELO AGAIN Devonshire Park Theatre, Eastbourne - Saturday 25 May, 7.30pm The iconic sounds of Jeff Lynne and Electric Light Orchestra will be brightening up the Devonshire Park … [Read More...]

NETWORK RAIL SOUTH EAST: London teen who survived 34% burns after electric shock backs rail industry’s You Vs. Train campaign to educate young people

Inigo Sweeney-Lynch, 17 Teenager scarred for life after being hit by 25,000 volts of electricity Inigo Sweeney-Lynch spent two months in hospital, had three operations and … [Read More...]

Fancy a walk this Monday morning?

Fairly easy short group walk with a friendly bunch and trained volunteer leaders Fancy a walk this Monday morning? A fairly easy short group walk with a friendly bunch and trained … [Read More...]

Local MP Huw Merriman urges Parliament to become a haven for pollinators

Bexhill and Battle MP, Huw Merriman, has called on Parliament to become a home for bees and pollinators. Speaking in the House of Commons during a climate change debate, the MP … [Read More...]

Pevensey Bay Car Boot Sale Cancellation: Sunday 19 May 2019

UPDATE; SORRY BUT WE WILL HAVE TO CANCEL TODAY. THE RAIN IS HEAVIER AT THE FIELD, ITS NOT BOOTSALE WEATHER. SORRY TO LET YOU DOWN. —Pevensey Car Boot sale, 6:00am, 19 May … [Read More...]

WEEKEND FEATURE: Sussex Flag: The flags will be raised for the week from Sunday 9th June

Once again, the county flag of Sussex will fly in the capitals of each of the county's six Rapes (ancient territorial divisions) for the week up to and including #SussexDay on June … [Read More...]

WEEKEND FEATURE: First nomination for Pevensey Food Festival: Priory Court Hotel and Restaurant: The mouthwatering pan fried fresh salmon

Weekend special offer This weekends special is pan fried fresh salmon, with rosemary infused baby potatoes, buttered fine green beans with a creamy bacon, pea & white wine … [Read More...]

Langney community library extends opening hours from Wednesday, 22 May 2019

library extends opening hours We are really pleased to announce that we'll be opening the library on Wednesdays (10:00 to 13:00) and Fridays (10:00 to 13:00) with effect from … [Read More...]

the Aqua Bar Ethos: Pevensey Bay: Event programme 2019: Latest updates

AQUA BAR EVENTS HOMEPAGE EVENTS PROGRAMME 2019: Aqua Bar & Grill, Pevensey Bay The Aqua Bar Ethos: Seated garden area opening directly onto the beach. For … [Read More...]