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THIS WEEK First taster event for Pevensey Food and Drink Festival

COMMUNITY WISH YOU WERE HERE: A bike shop, arts shop and now a florist

LETTERS Mint House: Village has a vibrant art scene, but few opportunities to display work


Aqua Bar and Grill In Pevensey Bay: Winning Fizz and Fish theme to become front room showcase for Pevensey Food and Drink Festival?

Bay Life understands that the Aqua Bar and Grill in Pevensey Bay may become a 'front room showcase' in plans for the first Pevensey Food and Drink Festival. Taster events get … [Read More...]

Photojournalist to document first Pevensey Food and Drink Festival

© all credit rights reserved, Steve Malone The work of photojournalist Steve Malone is utilised by a number of local news outlets. He has been commissioned to document the first … [Read More...]

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this week


PICTURE OF THE WEEK: St. Nicolas church, Pevensey

The church looked very beautiful this morning in readiness for the wedding of Emma and Andrew . Our prayers and blessings are with them on this very special day . —St. Nicolas … [Read More...]

ORE COMMUNITY LIBRARY GROUP: Faith, hope and charity: The rebirth of the sustainable community library movement in East Sussex

image credit: Ore Community Library Group After a long fight, something that will be familiar to residents in Pevensey Bay, Ore is to have community library The library has been … [Read More...]

From West End to global phenomenon: Sensational feel-good musical MAMMA MIA! will come to Congress Theatre, Eastbourne

On sale 10am Monday 21 October (10am Friday 18 October pre-sale to groups 10+ and Mama Mia fans) The sensational feel-good musical MAMMA MIA! will come to Congress Theatre, … [Read More...]

East Sussex County Council: Spot the signs and join the fight against modern slavery

The public is being urged to take a stand against exploitation by calling out modern slavery With reports of individuals in East Sussex being exploited and abused increasing, East … [Read More...]

MISSING CAT: Castle Drive, Pevensey Bay

Maryann Read‎ Mums cat missing on Castle Drive . … [Read More...]

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GHOST WALK AND GRILL NIGHT AT PRIORY COURT: First taster event for Pevensey Food and Drink Festival points to scary success

The first taster event in the Pevensey Food and Drink Festival, the GHOST WALK AND GRILL NIGHT AT PRIORY COURT, is pointing to a scary success this morning (17 October). A block … [Read More...]

Lost in The Music: One Night at the Disco: Congress Theatre, Eastbourne

LOST IN MUSIC - ONE NIGHT AT THE DISCO Eastbourne Congress Theatre - Saturday 16 November, 7.30pm It’s time to relive the decade of decadence that gave us the era of Disco! The … [Read More...]

Keeping us posted: Pevensey Parish Council: Works on footbridge that leads from sports field in Wallsend Road to Anderida Park

For Your Information.. The works on footbridge that leads from the Sports Field in Wallsend Road to Anderida Park are due to take place on Monday 28th October 2019. Also please … [Read More...]

Keeping us posted: Pevensey Parish Council: Update from Ian Thomas PCDL: For 10 days we expect just to have bulldozers in various locations

Please see below update from Ian Thomas PCDL ''Bypassing shingle round Sovereign Harbour will finish tomorrow afternoon. Thereafter for 10 days or so we expect just to have … [Read More...]

neighbourhood news


EXHIBITION: Westham Parish Council Village Celebration: Revitalisation of historic horse pond

image credits: Westham Pond Working Group, Frogs, newts, water-beetles, tourists and fascinated residents visited the Westham Village Pond Exhibition at Westham Village Hall on … [Read More...]

Luxury care home, Mortain Place, in Eastbourne, officially opens

Care home staff and guests were delighted when Her Majesty’s Deputy Lieutenant of Eastbourne, Mr John Smith JP, and Deputy Mayor Councillor Sammy Choudhury officially opened … [Read More...]

Herstmonceux: Courtney at the Castle: Rare opportunity to see the musical legend up close and for this very special concert

Saturday 19 October at 8.00pm Courtney Pine Herstmonceux Castle Spyboy, music to your ears, media release Courtney at the Castle – NOW BOOKING We are delighted to be hosting a … [Read More...]

Bay Life begins research into St Agnes’, Pevensey Bay, (1936-1972), the pioneering childrens’ home from home

Image credit: St Agnes’ Home, Pevensey Bay: Date: 1962 : The front of the Home. This photograph was taken by the Society’s Estates Department. Rights: © The Children’s … [Read More...]

Westham WI Autumn Fayre: Saturday 26 October: A new community bench for Westham

Westham Village Hall Westham WI Autumn Fayre 10:00am—12noon Cakes, raffle, plants and preserves, tombola, nearly new clothes, bric-a-brac, admission £1:00, proceeds towrads a … [Read More...]

Commitment and effort of apprentices celebrated at East Sussex graduation ceremony

The commitment and effort of more than 50 apprentices was celebrated at an East Sussex graduation ceremony – the first of its kind in the county The event, organised by the Sussex … [Read More...]

Divest East Sussex: Climate Emergency: The sheer hypocrisy of East Sussex County Council

image credit: Divest East Sussex Divest East Sussex is an umbrella group of organisations campaigning to divest the East Sussex Pension Fund from fossil fuels (oil, coal and … [Read More...]

Tread softly because you tread on my dreams. We really do need to treat one another gently. Father Tony Windross, the vicar of Pevensey

  First published: Pevensey Bay Journal, edition 29, available in local newsagents illustration credit: St. Nicolas church, Pevensey Cobbybrook. Children can be cruel little … [Read More...]

Royal Oak and Castle Inn, Pevensey: The WALLPAPER: New eventboard: Event programme 2019

ROYAL OAK AND CASTLE:  EVENTS HOMEPAGE EVENTS PROGRAMME 2019: Royal Oak and Castle Inn, Pevensey Royal Oak and Castle Inn: ** NEW LANDLADY, HAYLEY FITTON: Right … [Read More...]

Outside of Beach Tavern cleared, pushing for something to be done: Pevensey Parish Council statement

image credit, Pevensey Parish Council Update on Litter Pick 5th October 2019 Outside of Beach Tavern cleared On behalf of the Parish Council we would like to thank the 7 … [Read More...]

WESTHAM COMMUNITY NEWS: Vines Flowers: First floristry class at Chalk Farm, Willingdon

image credits: Vines Flowers We had such a lovely time at our first floristry class at #Chalkfarm. We all made gorgeous autumnal table decorations which were then put in the … [Read More...]

Craft Making: Fourth play event for local children in Pevensey Bay, October 30 at St. Wlfrid’s Church Hall

A fourth play event for local children has been organised by Pevensey Parish Council Organisers told us this morning (13 October) "This is the 4th play event for local children as … [Read More...]

Poet and writer Philipa Jane Coughlan to be invited to participate in Pevensey Food and Drink Festival 2020: Pie, a Pint and Poetry

Poet and writer Philipa Jane Coughlan is to be invited to participate in the Pevensey Food and Drink Festival 2020 She wrote to Bay Life (18 September) with a suggestion for the … [Read More...]

NETWORK RAIL: Make an epic career choice with the Level 3 Engineering Apprenticeship scheme

The scheme is open to anyone who will be aged 18 on or before 29 March 2020 with no upper age limit Three years of expert training and a lifetime of engineering … [Read More...]

THE GIRL ON THE TRAIN: Devonshire Park Theatre, Eastbourne: Monday 4 to Saturday 9 November

MODERN MURDER MYSTERY TACKLES COERCIVE CONTROL AND OBSESSION THE GIRL ON THE TRAIN Devonshire Park Theatre, Eastbourne Monday 4 to Saturday 9 November Based on the … [Read More...]

NOVEMBER: EVENT OF THE MONTH: Castle Inn, Pevensey Bay : All-scaring, all-howling, Halloween Spooktacular celebration

Saturday, 2 November 2019 from 19:30-23:30 Prepare to be chilled to the bone (we're refusing to put the heating on) for our all-scaring, all-howling, Halloween Spooktacular … [Read More...]

EVENTBOARD: Castle Inn, Pevensey Bay, latest updates

Castle Inn, Pevensey Bay EVENTS HOMEPAGE EVENTS PROGRAMME 2019: Castle Inn … [Read More...]

Local MP Huw Merriman, presents prestigious ICT award to Stone Cross school

Local MP, Huw Merriman, joined a whole school assembly at Stone Cross School in Pevensey to celebrate the school’s achievement of the prestigious NAACE ICT Mark. During the … [Read More...]