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THIS WEEK ** BREAKING: Pay and Display comes to Pevensey Bay. It is rude to spit in the street

DEBATE PAY AND DISPLAY: JAYNE HOWARD: Not convinced any income will revert to community



PAY AND DISPLAY: PAULA MORRIS: 30 mins free parking will only work for shops

PAY AND DISPLAY: THE GREAT DEBATE WHY WE MUST SUPPORT LOCAL BUSINESS 1066 AND ALL THAT hair and beauty salons, restaurants, doctors, library 30 mins free parking will only … [Read More...]

PAY AND DISPLAY: JAN BARRON: People will stop coming to Pevensey Bay by car

PAY AND DISPLAY: THE GREAT DEBATE WHY WE MUST SUPPORT LOCAL BUSINESS 1066 AND ALL THAT Two things spring to mind here. 1. People will stop coming to Pevensey Bay by car ie … [Read More...]



this week


PAY AND DISPLAY: My Beautiful Laundrette, campaign poster goes on sale thanks to AD Signs in Pevensey Bay

AD Signs 01323 765898 our new office landline number we are finally connected now.... Unit 1 Bay Works Marine Road Pevensey Bay BN24 6EG PAY AND DISPLAY: My Beautiful … [Read More...]

PAY AND DISPLAY: JAYNE HOWARD: I am not convinced any income will revert to the community

PAY AND DISPLAY: THE GREAT DEBATE WHY WE MUST SUPPORT LOCAL BUSINESS 1066 AND ALL THAT Having worked in Eastbourne when meters were rolled out I am not convinced that any … [Read More...]

SAVE PEVENSEY BAY LIBRARY CAMPAIGN LATEST: Communication from District Councillor Dianne Dear resonates across community

Penguin Donkey Bookcase by Egon Riss & Ernest Race (1939): IMAGE CREDIT, Pamono In a move that is being seen as a personal pledge by District Councillor Dianne Dear (who is … [Read More...]

Lovely little dog found on High Street, Pevensey this morning

Lovely little dog found on High Street, Pevensey this morning. Please get in touch if you know her/where she may of come from. 07841192148 —Milly Stone 12:30pm, Sunday 15 October … [Read More...]

**BREAKING BEACH TAVERN: The Appeal, final verdict, future of village at stake, hearing in Hailsham

BEACH TAVERN: THE APPEAL: FINAL VERDICT FUTURE OF VILLAGE AT STAKE HEARING IN HAILSHAM We understand that the final decision about the Beach Tavern development proposed by owner … [Read More...]

features & opinion


PRIORY COURT HOTEL: This is where the great Pevensey regeneration story began

From Monday 16 October 2017, the Priory Court Hotel in Pevensey joins the pages of Bay Life, online and in print. Here we republish part of an article we first published on 3 … [Read More...]

** BREAKING: Pay and Display comes to Pevensey Bay. It is rude to spit in the street unless you do it with the style of Sharleen Spiteri

We can confirm, as we suggested in a story dated, 6 October 2017, that Pay and Display is coming to Pevensey Bay.—Bay Life, 13 October 2017 Story broken by Bay Life confirmed: Pay … [Read More...]

** BREAKING: Fire at Pevensey Roundabout

Marsh road closed, fire at Pevensey roundabout Regular Bay Life reader, Jane Beej Ranger, messages us, 17:43, "Marsh road closed, fire at Pevensey roundabout, Sluice Lane nose … [Read More...]

Eastbourne Buzz wins national attention for coverage of Library campaign in Pevensey Bay

IMAGE CREDIT: Huw Merriman MP Eastbourne Buzz, a trusted news source based online in Eastbourne, has won national attention for their coverage of the campaign to save Pevensey Bay … [Read More...]

neighbourhood news


Conman who tricked pensioners ordered to pay back £15,000 compensation

A FORMER cocaine addict with a £400-a-day habit who conned pensioners in a roofing scam has been ordered to pay back a large chunk of his ill-gotten gains.—East Sussex County … [Read More...]

Friends of Pevensey Bay Library launch web platform: campaigning for a local library fit for 21st century

The Donkey Bookcase led by Lions What we need is a library fit for the 21st century —Margaret Martin, debating chamber, Priory Court Hotel, Pevensey, Monday 2 October … [Read More...]

BUSINESS POST OF WEEK: The Limes Boutique B&B, Westham: 200 TripAdvisor reviews!

Somewhat of a milestone for us. 200 TripAdvisor reviews! Thanks to all our guests for taking the time to review us, and for the overwhelming positivity. —The Limes, 11 October … [Read More...]

** BREAKING: Library campaigns gather strength across East Sussex: New website from the Save Ore Library group

SAVE ORE LIBRARY Fab new website, save our libraries Save Ore Library, all the latest news...really well done, planning meetings, press releases. By the book. This is the way to … [Read More...]

LETTERS TO EDITOR: Idea for Car Meet, Sea Road Car Park

To the editor Idea for Car Meet Could you tell me about how I would go about trying to organise a car meet up in the Sea Road Car Park, the event would be for families and … [Read More...]

LATEST ON JOBSBOARD: BAY BARBERS: Qualified person sought for busy barber shop in Pevensey Bay

Bay Barbers—vacancy We are seeking a qualified person for a busy barber shop in the heart of Pevensey Bay. —Jules Stretton, 10 October 2017 Bay Barbers 47 Eastbourne … [Read More...]

LETTERS: History and heritage: My father built Grenville Road in the 1930s

Greetings Grenville is the name of my oldest brother My father built Grenville Road in the 1930s and the original properties on the road that are still there from that … [Read More...]

LETTERS TO THE EDITOR: Proposed parking charges for Pevensey Bay, I could not afford to come to work

All my wages would go on parking Me and my Mum saw the article about parking charges that might come into Pevensey Bay. I just wanted to say that I work in Pevensey Bay in a … [Read More...]

NEW WEBSITE OF THE MONTH: Castle Inn Pevensey Bay, neat neat neat

Castle Inn, Pevensey Bay, new website IMAGE CREDIT Castle Inn Interesting to see a new website from the new owners of the Castle Inn, Daina and Paul Martin, neat neat neat—Bay … [Read More...]

THE FRIDAY ESSAY: New Lease of Life for AD Signs—Birth of the Business Quarter in Pevensey Bay

IMAGE CREDIT: Hayley and Ashley Dawson, AD Signs News that there are greenshoots of a business quarter beginning to appear in Pevensey Bay, has reached Bay Life as a company that … [Read More...]

There’s a guy works down the chip shop, swears he’s Elvis: Pay and Display comes to Pevensey Bay

Bay Life believes that we will be seeing pay and display car parking in Pevensey Bay within 18 months and that parking will be decriminalised.—Bay Life 6 October 2017 Pay and … [Read More...]

** BREAKING: Decision over Beach Tavern Appeal imminent: Wealden Council statement October 30

The future of the village is at stake, the appeal against the Wealden Council decision to reject the planning application over the Beach Tavern site with the application, … [Read More...]

Penny for the Guy who is transforming the Bay Hotel

The kinds of profiling being engineered by new owner of the Bay Hotel, Karen Hudson, are being noted for all the right reasons—Bay Life, 6 October 2017 Traditional Guy Fawkes … [Read More...]

Keep the Date: Older People Day celebration to include tours to document valuable contributions being made

EVENTS are being held at an East Sussex archive centre as part of a programme of activities for Older People’s Day.—East Sussex County Council, 4 October 2017 This year marks the … [Read More...]

Support for vulnerable children: East Sussex County Council shortlisted for major award

EFFORTS to support vulnerable children and their families have earned East Sussex County Council a place on a prestigious national awards shortlist.—East Sussex County Council, 3 … [Read More...]

Fix those bloody pop-ups, good information, but I only need to see it once

The pop ups are good, but can you fix them Dear Sir I do not mean to criticise what you are doing and I do visit your web platform every few days to see what is going on, but … [Read More...]

Stand up for East Sussex: An important message from our Council

YOU CAN SIGN THE EAST SUSSEX COUNTY COUNCIL PETITION HERE We are asking the people of East Sussex to sign our petition which calls on the Government to give our county a fairer … [Read More...]

Original spirit of the house beautifully restored: Sandcastle in Pevensey Bay, supreme example of Streamline Moderne goes on sale for £2,950,000

IMAGE CREDIT: THE MODERN HOUSE The Sandcastle, situated directly on Pevensey Bay Beach, has been put up for sale for £2,950,000—Bay Life, 2 October 2017 Return to the original … [Read More...]