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THIS WEEK East Sussex: 100 businesses benefit from EU grants scheme

COMMUNITY Care and Support scheme reaches milestone

BUSINESS Media Release: Art Gallery for the Bay


INTERNATIONAL Women’s Day has been marked in East Sussex with an event aimed at inspiring female leaders of the future

The mass mentoring event matched female leaders from fields such as politics, local government, the emergency services and the charity sector with women in the earlier stages of … [Read More...]

Huw Merriman MP talks about significance of tourism at Bexhill Town Forum

Image credit: De La Warr Pavilion: Wiki Commons Tourism and the big part it plays in the local economy At a packed and lively Bexhill Town Forum meeting last Friday, the town’s … [Read More...]

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Help us catch these fly tippers who are ruining the Pevensey Levels

In recent weeks there has been a spate of fly tipping incidents in the Pevensey Levels desecrating the coastal marshland and threatening its delicate ecosystem. In some incidents … [Read More...]

Media release: Pevensey Parish Council: Dog Fouling in the villages

PEVENSEY Parish Council is launching a series of initiatives to deal with dog fouling in the villages. The council’s recent survey showed that dog fouling is of considerable … [Read More...]

East Sussex: 100 businesses benefit from EU grants scheme

A SCHEME which helps businesses in East Sussex to launch or grow has handed out its 100th grant to local companies.—East Sussex County Council, 6 March 2019 South East Business … [Read More...]

Care and Support scheme reaches milestone

A SCHEME giving peace of mind to those needing care and support in their own home has welcomed its 200th member.—East Sussex County Council, 5 March 2019 Support With Confidence … [Read More...]

More cash for East Sussex roads

ROADS across East Sussex will be getting a new lease of life – thanks to a £4.7 million cash injection.—East Sussex County Council. 4 March 2019 Extra Government funding for East … [Read More...]

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DCLive: Leaf Hall Arts Centre, Eastbourne: Peril at Sea, a new play

DCLive have more exciting shows this coming week. On Tuesday at Leaf Hall, is Peril at Sea, doors at 7pm—Devonshire Collective, Seaside Road, Eastbourne, 3 March 2019 Peril at Sea … [Read More...]

EVENTBOARD: Bay Hotel, latest updates

Bay Hotel, Pevensey Bay  EVENTS HOMEPAGE EVENTS PROGRAMME 2019: Bay Hotel, Pevensey Bay IMAGE CREDIT: Jan Barron BAY HOTEL: The hotel was built in 1897 and … [Read More...]

Towner Film in March

Still from Mary Queen Of Scots, Josie Rourke, 2018 Towner Film Towner Cinema in March: Mary Queen of Scots to the Academy Award winner, Green Book From Mary Queen of Scots to … [Read More...]

BUSINESS POST OF WEEK: Thanks to Megfen Plumbing, Karen Burgess

Gas engineer: Megfen A huge Thank You to gas engineer "Megfen", for rescuing a damsel in distress with a clapped out boiler! Quick service, removal of everything and reasonable … [Read More...]

neighbourhood news


Big welcome to Natasha Smith and her team: Community waits with excitement as Little Castle Nursery prepares to open in Pevensey

image credit: Natasha Smith Interest is growing in the community as the Little Castle Nursery prepares to open at the Memorial Hall in Pevensey. The new nursery, which is … [Read More...]

PEVENSEY PARISH COUNCIL: Register for Interest: Litter Pick for Saturday 30th March

Register for Interest Pevensey Parish Council would like to arrange a Litter Pick for Saturday 30th March 2019 from 10:00am to 12:00pm. Please email the Clerk on … [Read More...]

Pevensey Parish Council publishes three year plan

Pevensey Parish Council Three Year Plan 2019—2022 Pevensey Parish council website: link to plan here Publication of Pevensey Parish Council plan Pevensey Parish`Council, has … [Read More...]

From Bridge Farm to Westham, the untold story of Pevensey School

TECHNICAL NOTE Thank you for the interest in the historical notes written by students who worked with the Pevensey timeline. In 2018 we had to remove 400 posts here on Bay Life, … [Read More...]

NETWORK RAIL: Brighton Main Line welcomes passengers back after £67 million investment over 9 days

Sussex passengers are seeing the benefits today as Network Rail handed the railway back on time following a 9-day closure for vital engineering work that will make their train … [Read More...]

Local landmark to become prize in novel competition set up by Pevensey Bay resident

image credit: Jim Sear Local resident to offer landmark 'Viking Longboat figurehead' that hides his woodstore, to winner of novel competition Local resident, Jim Sear, who runs … [Read More...]

Training Course on Resuscitation and using Defibrillator: Priory Court Hotel

image credit: Robert Slater Fundraising also well underway for another Defibrillator, this time to be sited at the Ethel Wood Hall After successfully raising the money for … [Read More...]

THIRD NEIGHBOURHOOD GET TOGETHER: Local Call, Saturday 23 February: Patty, Peter and Pastor Edwin look forward to seeing you

image credit: Photo by Pavan Trikutam on Unsplash minimalist photography of three hand cranked phones Patty, Peter and Pastor Edwin THIRD NEIGBOURHOD GET TOGETHER Pevensey … [Read More...]

East Sussex: Bombs, hurricanes… and 50 years on the roads of the county

UNEXPLODED bombs, hurricane-force winds and 100m-wide ‘potholes’ – it’s all in a day’s work for one of East Sussex Highways’ longest-serving employees.—East Sussex County Council, … [Read More...]

SUSSEX POLICE: Community SpeedWatch seeks volunteers to help save lives

Is speeding an issue in your area? Can you help us prevent it?—Sussex Police, 20 February 2019 National initiative where active members of local communities join with the support … [Read More...]

WESTHAM COMMUNITY NEWS: “Our beloved village pond”: Read the parish council management plan from this Friday at Vines Flowers

image credit: Westham Parish Council Westham Parish Council website: View the Draft Management Plan online here Bay Life embed: View Draft Management … [Read More...]

Big hitting local softball team in search of sponsor for 2019

The Eastbourne Bombers softball team of men & women aged 18 and up, was established in 2016. We asked what kind of sponsor the team was seeking this season—Bay Life 20 February … [Read More...]

Langney Community Library: Grand Opening, Saturday 2 March 2019

image credit: Langney Community LIbrary langneycommunitylibrary.com Saturday 2 March 2019: Langney Community Library Grand Opening An event to officially open the Langney … [Read More...]

TOWNER ART GALLERY EASTBOURNE: New dedicated Ravilious Gallery and Collection Library

Image: Ravilious Gallery and Collection Library, Towner Art Gallery, Eastbourne. Photo: Rob Harris Since the 1930s, Eastbourne’s Towner Art Gallery has developed one of the … [Read More...]

HEADLINE: Suited and rebooted: Car is the Star at Bayside Diner in Pevensey Bay as local headlines start scrolling on their Sony TV screens

Well done to the tech savvy new owners of the Bay Side Diner with their 'local news headlines' promoted on their Sony TV screens They are trialing this week the new 'breaking … [Read More...]

Westham Evening WI: Quiz Night and Ploughman’s Supper adds to impressive array of local events, meetings, activities and talks by group through 2019

WESTHAM EVENING WI invites you to a QUIZ NIGHT on Saturday 23 March 2019 at 7.30pm Westham Village Hall The village institute was formed in 1961 and is comprised of something like … [Read More...]

To mark National Apprenticeship Week, East Sussex County Council is working with Apprenticeships in Sussex to promote events across the county

THE benefits of apprenticeships in helping young people launch a successful career are being highlighted in East Sussex as part of a national initiative.—East Sussex County … [Read More...]

February Half Term 2019 with English Heritage: Get hands on with history: The Kids Who Would be KIng

text/image source: English Heritage FAMILY DAYS OUT February half term is Sat 16 - Sun 24 February 2019 in England. Fire up your family's imagination by delving into … [Read More...]