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THIS WEEK Beach Tavern Development: Time to find a sensible solution

COMMUNITY New arts and crafts group launches for Pevensey Bay in January 2019

BUSINESS Action in Rural Sussex back in Pevensey Bay


PICTURE OF THE WEEK: Chris French: Cider Making in January

Cider making in January!!!!!!!!! —Chris French, 20 January 2019 … [Read More...]

No longer a wassail, the wassail: The wonderful Greg Draven and his breakfast de-brief to the event that captured the royal oak heart of the community

Awesome, no longer a wassail, the wassail: Thank you to every single person that came to our wassail last night Awesome, no longer a wassail, the wassail, we reckon there were … [Read More...]



this week


FEATURE: SATURDAY JANUARY 19: Wassailing with the Pentacle Drummers in Pevensey: When Greg Draven meets Thomas Hardy under the Royal Oak Tree

On Saturday 19 January 2019, the Pentacle Drummers will be appearing in the Cattle Market Car car park in Pevensey in front of the Ryoal Oak and Castle Inn from … [Read More...]

Planning application latest: Park Home Holidays UK: 46 static holiday caravans

image credit: Estée Janssens on Unsplash Park Holidays UK Ltd USE OF LAND FOR THE STATIONING OF 46 NO. STATIC HOLIDAY CARAVANS AND ASSOCIATED FACILITIES valid date: … [Read More...]

WEEKEND FEATURE: LILLI WREN: Ocean View Bakery, the Café of the year

News pieces by Lilli Wren News pieces by Lilli Wren appeared in the Pevensey Bay Journal July from July 2018. Fourteen year old Lilli, who describes her interests as “writing … [Read More...]

EVENTBOARD: Castle Inn, Pevensey Bay, latest updates

Castle Inn, Pevensey Bay EVENTS HOMEPAGE EVENTS PROGRAMME 2019: Castle Inn The wonderfully characterful Castle Inn. Situated in the coastal village of Pevensey Bay, … [Read More...]

New Crematorium for Wealden: Peter Griggs, Programme Support Manager, gives his account of the peaceful setting to the Journal

This year will see the residents of Wealden served by their own modern local crematorium, writes Peter Griggs, Wealden Crematorium Programme Support Manager. The increasing need … [Read More...]

features & opinion


Defibrillator at the Information Centre in Sea Road Car Park in Pevensey Bay

Contribution from Pevensey Coastal Defence limited: Defibrillator now at the Information Centre in Sea Road Car Park Pevensey Parish Council has been very lucky to receive a … [Read More...]

Pevensey Parish Council: Keeping us posted: Mobile Police Station coming to Pevensey

MOBILE POLICE STATION COMING TO PEVENSEY The Council has arranged for the Mobile Police Station to come to Pevensey on Tuesday 12th February 2019. They will be based at St … [Read More...]

Chinese Take-Away story: January 17: An apology for inaccuracy

image credit: Bay Designs: signage Rose’s Fish Bar, Pevensey Bay Our article: Golden House Chinese takeaway 17 January 2019 On 17 January we published a story that suggested … [Read More...]

Inspiring Women: Westham WI joins the Journal Eventboards

Westham WI is to join the Journal eventboards for a year, beginning on Monday 21 January. The eventboards, which appear monthly in print in the Pevensey Bay Journal as a four page … [Read More...]

neighbourhood news


Thursday 17 January: Jeremy Corbyn in surprise visit to Hastings: Local MPs Amber Rudd and Huw Merriman offer welcome

News that Jeremy Corbyn is to undertake a surprise visit to Hastings this morning (Thursday 17 January) has increased the sense that the country may be moving towards a General … [Read More...]

New Wealden Crematorium: Ceremony to mark completion

Wealden Chairman Councillor Chris Hardy laid the final stone in Wealden’s new Crematorium at a ceremony to mark the completion of the building’s structure.—Wealden District Council … [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...]

Letters: Deborah Sadki: Sounds like it takes an age to get repairs done in Pevensey castle

To The Journal 1307: Farmers of Pevensey castle petition for a survey for repairs. Sounds like it takes an age to get repairs done in Pevensey … [Read More...]

Network Rail: Snow and ice treatment trains ready to keep passengers moving during winter weather

Network Rail’s fleet of snow and ice treatment trains are ready to keep passengers moving this winter and minimise disruption.—Network Rail, 14 January 2019 Govia Thameslink … [Read More...]

East Sussex County Council to consider details of £375 million budget

image credit: East Sussex County Council, Councillor David Elkin, lead member for resources COUNCIL leaders will meet next week to discuss proposals for service changes and … [Read More...]

Thank you from Peter Lowton: Chairman, Pevensey Parish Council: The amazing response to our questionnaire

Short questionnaire sees 587 responses Thank you! A message from Peter Lowton Chairman of Pevensey Parish Council. —Pevensey Parish Council, 14 January 2019 ''On behalf of … [Read More...]

East Sussex Health Walks: Monday mornings mean health walks in Pevensey Bay

Monday mornings mean health walks in the Bay Monday mornings mean health walks in Pevensey Bay! Pop along and join us just before 10.30 outside the Library. This is a pretty easy … [Read More...]

FEATURE: PRE-REVEAL event: Pevensey Castle: Rare chance to see the archaeological collection at first-hand

Chichester & District Archaeology Society: Rare chance to see the archaeological collection at first-hand WEDNESDAY 6 FEBRUARY at Pevensey Castle 1 to 3pm - PRE-REVEAL event. … [Read More...]

Local MP Huw Merriman welcomes half price rail fares for 16-17 year olds and calls for transfer of A21 from Highways England

Local students forced to pay for travel to continue in education In questions to the Transport department (10 January), local MP, Huw Merriamn, welcomed news that half price rail … [Read More...]

LATEST ON JOBSBOARD: Chef, Smuggler’s Inn, Pevensey

Chef wanted. Experience essential more information phone 01323 762112 —Smuggler's Inn, 10 January 2019 Smugglers Inn High Street BN24 5LF … [Read More...]

An evening with the History Guy in Eastbourne

An Evening with the History Guy Monday 25 March 2019 Devonshire Park Theatre Eastbourne An Evening with Dan Snow will feature the well-known historian and TV presenter … [Read More...]

Chris Clark: Digihome 40″ HD TV, stolen from St Mary’s Westham

Stolen from St Mary's Westham on Sunday 30th December Please can anyone help? Has anyone caught this on cctv or dashcam ? Digihome 40" HD TV, stolen from St Mary's Westham on … [Read More...]

Local MP Huw Merriman calls on Prime Minister to help local EU Citizens

Bexhill, Battle and Heathfield public meetings: Concern raised by EU citizens: Huw Meriman has committed to work with MPs across the political divide to further press the … [Read More...]

New Arts and Crafts group launches In Pevensey Bay with range of activites for local people

image credit: Anne Bolland, Stlll Life New Arts and crafts group launched 7 January 2019 in Pevensey Bay—ACAP is back Born out of the successful Art, Crafts & Photographs … [Read More...]

New residents association in Pevensey Bay: Talk by retired policeman: Members ask What’s app?

A new residents association in Pevensey Bay, based around the Timberlaine Road, saw success last night with an entertaining informal talk given by retired policeman Paul … [Read More...]

Biffa appointed to provide waste and recycling collection services to all households in Rother and Wealden areas

A new waste, recycling, street and beach cleaning contract will start in Hastings, Rother and Wealden from the end of June this year—Wealden District Council—8 January … [Read More...]

Action in Rural Sussex back in Pevensey Bay: free networking event sees local sign ups

Action in Rural Sussex is back in Pevensey Bay, following a first successful event in the locality in November 2018 Our vision is for a thriving, economically active rural Sussex … [Read More...]