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THIS WEEK : THINK PINK: MasonBryant Estate Agents buys a stake in new community broadsheet

EVENTBOARD : 10th June, a Royal invitation to Movies in the Bay ….

BUSINESS POST OF WEEK : Hot ticket, Pasadena Roof Orchestra, St. Nicolas Church: Event sold out!!

lead stories


Welcome back to Pevensey Bay: Just what the doctor ordered, regeneration

These are the new planters outside Boots in Pevensey Bay, paid for and planted by Incredible Edible Pevensey and Westham. Hopefully more planters will be popping up all over the … [Read More...]

LIVE@ CASTLE INN: Return of The Bushman Brothers!

Some things are just meant to be and as hard as you may fight it, ignore it or even be unaware of the path ahead, all the proceeding events eventually lead to an outcome which in … [Read More...]

this week


Safety in Action training: 25 year record that is primary school pride of South-East England

Wealden is celebrating 25 years of Safety in Action, the innovative learning-through-experience partnership which has benefited over 16,000 Wealden primary school children.—Wealden … [Read More...]

New hyper-local broadsheet looks to the future as June edition promises double sized features on all that is best about the Bay

Bay Life The Journal has seen local people buying a stake in the business future of the community they love. Alongside MasonBryant, the independent estate agents in the Bay, four … [Read More...]

THINK PINK: MasonBryant Estate Agents buys a stake in new community broadsheet to promote local property portfolio

THINK PINK MasonBryant to feature property portfolio in June edition of Bay Life : the Journal. The independent estate agents in Pevensey Bay joins the pages of the new broadsheet … [Read More...]

Learning new life script: council apprentices consolidate their skills and employability by staging show for children

APPRENTICES from East Sussex have learned new skills and explored their creative side by staging a theatre show for children.—East Sussex County Council, 26 May 2016 East Sussex … [Read More...]

Get Stephen Lloyd to stand for MP again in Eastbourne, petition launches to urge popular local politician to think again

Get Stephen Lloyd to stand for MP again Stephen Lloyd has still notmade up his mind whether to stand again for MP in Eastbourne and Willingdon. Whilst in office he did amazingly … [Read More...]

features & opinion


BUSINESS POST OF THE WEEK: The Hot ticket, Pasadena Roof Orchestra, St. Nicolas Church

  PLEASE NOTE: THIS EVENT IS NOW SOLD OUT Thank you for your request to reserve one (very hot and almost final available) ticket for the Pasadena Roof Orchestra Jazz Night, … [Read More...]

Working together to make Eastbourne air cleaner and safer

We are calling for a calm, evidence-based discussion on the issue of air pollution within Eastbourne, free from the recent emotive, knee-jerk reactions to the publication of the … [Read More...]

I, Ken Loach

If you get out among the people who are in the food banks, who would not eat unless there were people providing charity, I think you'd find there's a great disgust and despair that … [Read More...]

The revolution will not be televised. Sussex welcomes first independent newspaper for any network of villages in county

Bay Life: The Journal. New era of hyper-local journalism begins here in Sussex as the people of Pevensey Bay launch their own broadsheet newspaper The new independent community … [Read More...]

neighbourhood news


LETTERS TO EDITOR: Organisers set out their stall, support the fabulous Pevensey Memorial Hall summer fete

Pevensey Memorial Hall—Summer Fete—30 July 2016 Our Fete this year is on 30 July at Pevensey Memorial Hall. We would like to offer 'table sales' for people to sell their own … [Read More...]

Concern for missing Lata Kastriot from Eastbourne

Police are searching for an Albanian boy who has disappeared from the address at which he was staying in Eastbourne. Lata Kastroit, 17, was last seen on Monday, April 25 and was … [Read More...]

Business Post of the Week: Vines Flowers, Westham: talk, hang out and be safe

talk, hang out and be safe Friday 20 May Tonight at St Marys Church Westham there is a beetle drive being held to raise funds for new equipment for a newly formed youth group in … [Read More...]

First public engagement for new chairman of Wealden Council

The first public engagement for Councillor Christopher Hardy, the new chairman of Wealden District, was attending the launch of the Wealden Dementia Action Alliance in Hailsham … [Read More...]

First episode attracts local interest: Paxman In Brussels: Who Really Rules Us?

With the historic day fast approaching when this country will decide our future relations with Europe, a programme appears that is informative. The Jeremy Paxman documentary, first … [Read More...]

Is the Brexit Bubble beginning to burst, are local people starting to decide that they will vote to stay in the European Union?

As we approach the final four weeks in the campaigns on the issue of whether we should stay in the European Union or leave, Bay Life will be posting daily on which way local … [Read More...]

Safer East Sussex, key summit meeting: over 100 practitioners gather to share information about community issues across county

ORGANISATIONS from across East Sussex have been given the chance to air their views on crime and community safety at an event in the county.—East Sussex County Council 19 May … [Read More...]

Comment of the Day: Daniel Brookbank, Pevensey Parish Council: re-opening Pevensey Bay Library

This is great news, well done to all the people and organisations involved in this, the Friends of the Library, Anderida WI, Pevensey Parish Council and all the others who have … [Read More...]

Comment of the Day: Huw Merriman MP for Bexhill and Battle: Deal on junior doctor contracts

Hopeful news: Deal on junior doctor contract 'agreed' but needs support of our great junior doctors—Huw Merriman MP for Bexhill and Battle, 19 May 2016 … [Read More...]

** BREAKING NEWS: Agreement between BMA and Government over Junior Doctors contracts at key Acas talks

Update on junior doctors' dispute, Wednesday 18 May 2016, published by Acas 16:50 Following ten days of intensive talks to seek to resolve the long running junior doctors' … [Read More...]

Showpiece event in STEMfest sees 300 young people across East Sussex enjoy hands on science to help aaaaaaaspiring careers!!!

SCIENCE and technology came to life for young people from across East Sussex at an event aimed at encouraging uptake in the subjects.—East Sussex County Council 17 May 2016 The … [Read More...]

Hottest international Saturday Jazz raises the roof for fund raising at St. Nicolas, Pevensey

The Pasadena Roof Orchestra ‘Hot Five’ will play a full programme of 1920’s & 30’s jazz in St. Nicolas Church Pevensey, on Bank Holiday Saturday, 28th May at 7:00PM. Tickets … [Read More...]

Friends of Pevensey Bay Library responds to news that local library is to re-open

Here we publish the response by Margaret Martin, on behalf of the Friends of Pevensey Bay Library, the group that has been at the heart of the campaign to see that the library is … [Read More...]