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THIS WEEK New Pevensey parish clerk appointed

COMMUNITY JMW Turner sketches of Pevensey Bay to feature in pilot festival

EVENTS SWEENEY TODD:The dark and treacherous lanes of Olde London Town come to Stone Cross


Bay Life postcards go on sale across community

Bay Life postcards go on sale in three key locations across the community on Friday 20 April The postcards are to go on sale at the 1066 store, the Bay Hotel and the Ocean View … [Read More...]

BREAKING: East Sussex Music facing major re-structuring of service

IMAGE CREDIT: East Sussex Music PROPOSALS are to be considered which could see a reduction in the role of East Sussex Music – the county music service.—East Sussex County Council, … [Read More...]

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this week


New Pevensey parish clerk appointed: Cometh the hour at St. Wilfrid’s church hall

IMAGE CREDIT: Christine Racher We welcome a new parish clerk to the community, a pivotal role in proceedings here—Bay Life, 18 April 2018 The new Pevensey parish clerk is … [Read More...]

Time to tackle litter on roadside verges, vehicle owners now face fines across Wealden

From 1 April 2018, if litter is dropped from a vehicle, the owner can be issued with a fine of £75 without the Council needing to know who was responsible for throwing out the … [Read More...]

25/25 Vision: Practical support to manage air quality in businesses and schools across East Sussex

SCHOOLS and businesses in the most polluted parts of Sussex will get help to improve air quality thanks to a £100,000 cash boost—East Sussex County Council, 18 April 2018 New … [Read More...]

New pre-school venture launches in Pevensey: Local MP Huw Merriman to be invited to offical opening in coming weeks

IMAGE CREDIT: Herstmonceux Pre School A new pre-school venture opened at Memorial Hall, Pevensey today, to applause from across the community—Bay Life 16 April 2018 Today, a new … [Read More...]

SUSSEX DOWNS COLLEGE: Start your Story: Stronger Than You Think course

IMAGE CREDIT: Sussex Downs College This course is all about helping you to know and appreciate your unique self and move forward in life with confidence and … [Read More...]

features & opinion


JMW Turner sketches of Pevensey Bay to feature as part of pilot Pevensey Arts and Literature Festival

IMAGE CREDIT: JMW Turner/Wiki JMW Turner sketches of Pevensey Bay re-discovered The discovery that JMW Turner sketched here in Pevensey is something that is not unknown. Buried … [Read More...]

The ‘Vicar of Pevensey’, Tony Windross, begins work with a welcome column in the Bay Life Journal

IMAGE CREDIT: St. Nicolas church, Pevensey Tony Windross, the new 'Vicar of Pevensey' is to write a regular column in the Bay Life Journal. Here online, on the same day that his … [Read More...]

Local Guide Dogs for the Blind Group to meet at Bay Hotel in Pevensey Bay

IMAGE CREDIT: Poppy: Guide Dogs for the Blind The community focus of the Bay Hotel is reaching a critical threshold as groups begin to meet at the forward looking public house and … [Read More...]

JOURNAL EDITION 17 Published: The Big Story: The Future of Pevensey Bay Library

The Journal is published today (12 April), sent direct to the desktops of our digital subscribers. The independent newspaper for Pevensey Bay, edition No.17 will be available in … [Read More...]

neighbourhood news


Celebration of companies accredited under ‘Industry Champions’ scheme

BUSINESSES which are helping to boost the career prospects of young people have been recognised at a ceremony in East Sussex—East Sussex County Council, 9 April Certificates and a … [Read More...]

Better Business for All: Navigating regulations, series of key talks to help small enterprises across East Sussex

BUSINESSES in East Sussex can find out more about how to grow, stay safe and make sure they comply with the law at an event being held in the county—East Sussex County Council, 11 … [Read More...]

Pevensey welcomes award-winning BBC broadcaster and architectural historian, Dr. Jonathan Foyle: Draws a bit, lives mainly in the C13-C15

IMAGE CREDIT: Dr. Jonathan Foyle St. Nicolas church, Pevensey Heritage Open Day Saturday, May 12, 10:00am—6:00pm with Dr. Jonathan Foyle The news that St.Nicolas church in … [Read More...]

Lease renewed by Wealden Council: And Action! – the next 20 years for Hailsham Pavilion

Hailsham Pavilion Cinema – described as possibly one of the most elaborate small provincial cinemas ever built – has agreed a new 20 year lease with Wealden District Council, … [Read More...]

HAVEN PLAYERS: Sweeney Todd: Get booking to avoid missing out!

Rehearsals have begun in earnest here at Stone Cross Memorial Hall for our Spring production of Sweeney Todd, the play. Directed by Becks Heard & Mark Hubert-Davidson this … [Read More...]

Community grants helping local organisations

Photo by Madalina Batlan on Unsplash Wealden District Council is supporting more than 50 local organisations through its community grants scheme this year.—Wealden Council, 9 … [Read More...]

the Aqua Bar Ethos: Pevensey Bay: Event programme 2018: Latest updates

AQUA BAR EVENTS HOMEPAGE EVENTS PROGRAMME 2018: Aqua Bar & Grill, Pevensey Bay The Aqua Bar Ethos: Seated garden area opening directly onto the beach. For … [Read More...]

BUSINESS POST OF WEEK: Pevensey Pete’s Laundry Services: News just in

IMAGE CREDIT: Pevensey Pete's Laundry Services News just in News just in My staff member Marisa Beale has reported she's unable to make this Wednesdays shift as she's stranded in … [Read More...]

VOY 2018—Vehicles of Yesteryear, Pevensey Bay: racherspix

THE CAR WAS THE STAR: Very grateful thanks to photographer, Christine Racher Having been a volunteer marshal at Brands Hatch and Silverstone Racing Circuits, including the Formula … [Read More...]

MUST SEE SUNDAY: Welcome back to the wonderful and very honourable Lady Crabtree to Pevensey Bay

Lady Crabtree St. Wilfrid's Hall, Pevensey Bay Sunday afternoon, April 8th. Admission from 3:30pm Popular and welcome return of Lady Crabtree After Easter we will enjoy a … [Read More...]

Pevensey Bay Vehicles of Yesteryear 2018: And the Winners Are….

What a great day, here are the masonbryant winners of ‘Best in Show ’as voted for by the visitors.—Geoff Bryant, 7 April 2018, on behalf of sponsors Best in Show: Vehicles of … [Read More...]

Car is the Star: Vehicles of Yesteryear 2018 Photographic Exhibition

CAR IS THE STAR Vehicles of Yesteryear 2018 Photographic Exhibition: Christine Racher Hits the Marque An exhibition of seven marques from VOY17 (Vehicles of Yesteryear 2017) by … [Read More...]

Pevensey Bay: Vehicles of Yesteryear 2018: Registration of Vehicles

Registration of Vehicles Please note: Registration of vehicles—all spaces now taken PEVENSEY BAY HAS GOT STYLE VEHICLES OF YESTERYEAR 2018 THE CAR IS THE STAR . . … [Read More...]

OPEN MIC NIGHT: Bay Hotel: The Extraordinary Virtuosity of 14 year old David French

Do we have a young star musician in our midst? Bay Life hopes to be in a position to review the extraordinary virtuosity of 14 year old, David French, with his performance of 66 … [Read More...]

Local MP Huw Merriman welcomes Pavement Parking Review

Pevensey MP, Huw Merriman, welcomes announcement from the Department of Transport which could lead to the introduction of fines for motorists who park on high street … [Read More...]

** DATE DISCOVERED: Peter Sellers peformance at the old Village Hall, Pevensey Bay, Wednesday 25 June 1958: Legendary story turns out to be true

To the editor I got your email address from my good friend Julie Warren who I know has been communicating with you regarding her cousin Larry Stephens. She put me in touch … [Read More...]

Bus stop moves in Eastbourne town centre with next stage work on improvement scheme

BUS stops in Eastbourne town centre will move next week as work begins in earnest on the Eastbourne Town Centre Improvement Scheme.—East Sussex County Council, 4 April 2018 Second … [Read More...]

Ten years and £500,000, time to Jubilate: Special free concert to celebrate completion of restoration project at St. Nicolas church

IMAGE CREDIT: Cobbybrook A special concert will be held in St Nicolas, Pevensey at 7pm on Saturday 21 April to celebrate the successful completion of a 10 year project to restore … [Read More...]