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THIS WEEK REVIEW: ITV Drama Flesh and Blood, filmed on location in Normans Bay

COMMUNITY Life of local campaigner, Jan Barron, to be celebrated in community with new award

LATEST ON JOBSBOARD Bay Hotel and Bar, waiter / waitress to join our growing team


BEACH TAVERN PROPOSAL: Statement: Pevensey Parish Council: Wealden Council Planning Committee South Meeting

image credit: Bay/PA, Steve Malone, Beach Tavern, Pevensey Bay . The Signs of the Times Sarah Mosedale Clerk,  Pevensey Parish Council Statement 5 March 2020 re: LETTERS: … [Read More...]

LETTERS: Beach Tavern planning consent: the Wealden District Councillor for Pevensey Bay could not be bothered to comment on this well trailed meeting

image credit: Bay/PA, Steve Malone, Beach Tavern, Pevensey Bay . The Signs of the Times Dear Editor One can only express disappointment at Pevensey Parish Councils Chairmans' … [Read More...]

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LETTERS: The untold story of the Oyster Houses in Pevensey Bay

image credit: Oyster House, Pevensey Bay: MasonBryant/Zoopla As the owner of an Oyster Bungalow I wondered if the architect worked for Martin and Saunders as I understood they … [Read More...]

Help us to help people break the cycle of dependency

Picture caption: Kanna Ingleson got help to deal with her alcohol dependency and now supports others to overcome similar challenges People in East Sussex are being asked to give … [Read More...]

Westminster event recognises youth democracy efforts in East Sussex

East Sussex schools have been recognised in an event at Westminster for their role in elections to a representative youth body More than 60 pupils and staff from schools across … [Read More...]

Fond farewell to Alan Harvey after railway career spanning nearly 50 years

image credit`: Govia Thameslink: Alan Harvey Brighton-based Alan has retired after 49 years on the railway A long-serving Brighton railway worker has been given a send-off to … [Read More...]

Post-Xmas blitz fuels jumbo recycling haul

image credit: East Sussex County Council Green residents in East Sussex fuelled a record-breaking post-Christmas recycling blitz, new figures reveal East Sussex County Council … [Read More...]

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Pevensey Parish Council responds to Wealden Council decision over Beach Tavern site

NEWS UPDATE: Pevensey Parish Council responds to Wealden Council decision over Beach Tavern site In a thoughtful and well measured response by chairman of Pevensey Parish Conncil, … [Read More...]

New apprentices start at Wealden District Council

Four new apprentices have just started their working life at Wealden District Council “As one of the largest local employers in the District, it is important we play our part in … [Read More...]

POETRY PLEASE FOR PEVENSEY: Poet Philipa Coughlan launches competition as part of local VE Day 75 celebrations

Poet, Philipa Couglan who lives in the community launched her poetry competition on Sunday 1 March The competition is part of the local VE Day 75 celebrations that are to take … [Read More...]

Smugglers Inn, Pevensey, to stage garage group art show in March. Historic public house begins to make a splash with finely tuned set of community events over next month

The Smugglers Inn is to stage an art show in March. The historic public house in Pevensey now has a range of interesting and eclectic events that are drawing in both residents and … [Read More...]

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WEEKEND FEATURE: Pevensey Bay genealogy with Gill Darbyshire

Lucks Cottages Pevensey Bay, researcher looks to her own family history to find extraordinary links Local resident and genealogist, Gill Darbyshire, who lives in North Road in the … [Read More...]

Smash hit West End musical: School of Rock First UK Tour is heading to Eastbourne!


Steam train helps take the strain during emergency line closure

image credit: Spa Valley Railway, Govia Thameslink Passengers travelling to London, affected by an emergency closure of the Uckfield line this weekend, can use their tickets on … [Read More...]

Review: Michael Racher: Absurd Person Singular: Devonshire Park Theatre, Eastbourne

image credit- Rosanna Miles as Marion, Graham O'Mara as Ronald Absurd Person Singular By Alan Ayckbourn Tuesday 25 February 2020 to Saturday 29 February 2020 Devonshire Park … [Read More...]

** BREAKING: Proposal for Beach Tavern site wins approval, a new day dawns for Pevensey Bay

At a meeting held by the Planning South Committee on Thursday 27 February at Wealden Council, history was made that will herald a new era for Pevensey Bay The decision over the … [Read More...]

DECISION DAY BEACH TAVERN SITE: I Object: the powerful statement to be offered by a neighbour of the Beach Tavern site that will be read out today (Thursday 27 February) at the Council hearing

I Object Planning application WD/2018/1320/F Beach Tavern Here we go again; it is becoming tedious that this long running planning application is before the planning committee … [Read More...]

DECISION DAY THURSDAY 27 FEBRUARY 2020: Parish Council lodges further objections to Beach Tavern site development


Charlotte and Clare: Waterweek 2020: Walks, art, information, ceremony, performance, film, reflections. Now in seventh year

  We would like to invite you to this year's Waterweek starting on the 22nd March, we very much look forward to seeing you. —Charlotte and Clare 22 -28 March … [Read More...]

NEW EVENTBOARD: Bay Hotel and Bar: Latest updates for 2020

Bay Hotel and Bar, Pevensey Bay  EVENTS HOMEPAGE EVENTS PROGRAMME 2020: The restored and re-branded Bay Hotel and Bar Established in 1889, The Bay Hotel has … [Read More...]

Rail services to change for vital rebuild of Gatwick Airport station

Gatwick Airport station - artist's impression of the £150m essential upgrade Coastal services double in length – much-needed relief from congestion First-ever all-week … [Read More...]

REVIEW: ITV Drama Flesh and Blood, filmed on location in Normans Bay. Gripping yarn unravels, as local viewers left on the edge of their groynes

image credit: ITV: The cast of Flesh and Blood. Imelda Staunton as Mary, Claudie Blakley as Helen, Lydia Leonard as Natalie, Francesca Annis as Vivien, Ayden Beale as Aaron, … [Read More...]

WE ARE HIRING: Bay Hotel and Bar, waiter / waitress to join our growing team

We're hiring! The Bay Hotel and Bar is looking for a waiter / waitress to join our growing team. If you have experience in hospitality and would like to be part of an exciting new … [Read More...]

Gardening for Wildlife event at Langney Shopping Centre

image credit: Langney Shopping centre Free Gardening for Wildlife Event at Langney Shopping Centre A free event to help people create wildlife-friendly gardens has been organised … [Read More...]

Love your Wealden markets: Support the local economy, residents and visitors can reap the many health benefits of eating locally produced food

WEALDEN COUNCIL: From Saturday 7 March to the end of April, we’re encouraging residents and visitors to the district to support Wealden businesses and buy local. With a number of … [Read More...]

KEEPING US POSTED: Pevensey Parish Council: Litter Pick

Pevensey Parish Council - Litter Pick - Saturday 28 March 2020 from 9.30am to 11.30am Pevensey Parish Councillors will be out litter picking in the area on Saturday 28th March … [Read More...]

Flesh and Blood broadcast tonight. Will the drama put Normans Bay on the TV show tourist map of the country and regenerate a vital part of the local economy?

The new ITV drama Flesh and Blood, filmed in Normans Bay, last summer, broadcasts from tonight, Monday 24 February Local people wait with anticipation to see if the drama will … [Read More...]

Royal Oak and Castle, Pevensey: The WALLPAPER: New eventboard: Event programme 2020

ROYAL OAK AND CASTLE:  EVENTS HOMEPAGE EVENTS PROGRAMME 2020: Royal Oak and Castle, Pevensey image credit: Royal Oak and Castle Inn About Royal Oak and Castle … [Read More...]

Gusts up to 50mph as residents wake in Pevensey Bay to yet another stay indoors Sunday

Gusts up to 50mph this morning (23 February) in Pevensey Bay as residents have woken to yet another stay indoors Sunday. The dogs will not get walked again today. Questions about … [Read More...]