THIS WEEK WESTHAM COMMUNITY NEWS: Our beloved village pond

COMMUNITY Langney Community Library: Grand Opening

BUSINESS Media Release: Art Gallery for the Bay


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...]

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this week


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...]

features & opinion


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...]

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Westham Community News: Theft, bike shop on Pevensey & Westham level crossing

image credit Guy Soper This is appalling please keep eyes and ears open everyone. Is there a neighbourhood watch in the village or does one need to start —Westham Community … [Read More...]

Keeping us posted: Pevensey Parish Council: Bus Shelters, Pevensey Bay

Bus Shelters - F.Y.I The Council are aware of the issues with the two bus shelters on Eastbourne Road. The issues are being dealt with and will be sorted shortly. The vandalism … [Read More...]

LETTERS: Pevensey Church School, either 1945 or 1946, I wondered if any of your readers would have been present?

click image to enlarge image credit: Pamela E Tompsett You can contact us here if you have any further information about people in this photograph or the event, we will pass on … [Read More...]

LATEST ON JOBSBOARD: Smuggler’s Inn, Pevensey: Casual kitchen and waiting staff

Smuggler's Inn, Pevensey Looking for casual kitchen and waiting staff for some weekday evenings and weekends at The Smugglers, please call 01323 762112 and ask for Petra or … [Read More...]

Community speedwatch comes to Pevensey Bay

image credit: Jayne Howard When Sussex Police were in the village last week more information was offered to residents about the Community Speedwatch scheme. Bay Life understands … [Read More...]

Media Release: Art Gallery for the Bay

Image credit: black and gray cork remover: tasting, taste, serving. raw pixel on unsplash SMALL ARTY VILLAGE WITH A PICTURE HOOK PROBLEM This evening we have received the … [Read More...]

Classic Bublé, Ian Gallagher, the new swing experience: Standing ovation for extra rendition of Nessun Dorma at Bay Hotel with sellout performance

We are reliably informed that Ian Gallagher, with his 'Classic Bublé, the new swing experience', added a special element to his performance last last night with a rendition of … [Read More...]

Local musician, Peter Barron: Latest preview on Soundcloud: Hard rock solid sound heads for Boogie Street

WEEKEND PREVIEW: LISTEN TO BOOGIE STREET HERE ON SOUNDCLOUD The latest preview on Soundcloud is available this weekend from local singer/songwriter Peter Barron who lives in … [Read More...]

Light at the end of the tunnel for debacle over Westham Village Pond? Monty Python and the Holy Grail: Parish council still up to their arm in the inlet with the Knights who say “Ni!”

image credit: Westham Community News The question of what to do about Westham Village Pond has entertained and exasperated the community of Westham in equal measure. Campaigners … [Read More...]

Saturday 16 February: Tonight at the Aqua Bar: THE BLACKHEART OUTLAWS LIVE

Saturday 16 February From 8:30pm THE BLACKHEART OUTLAWS LIVE @ Pevensey Bay Aqua Bar and Grill: A five piece Americana / Heartland rock band originally formed with the intention … [Read More...]

WEEKEND FEATURE: New online service for local business: Pevensey Business Advertiser

image credit: Pevensey Business Advertiser A new online business service has been founded in Pevensey Bay this weekend. The new service looks set to add value to local businesses … [Read More...]

UPDATE: Wealden District Councillor, Dianne Dear, calls in plans for further 46 static caravans at Park Holidays UK site in Pevensey Bay

Wealden District Councillor, Dianne Dear, has called in plans for a further 46 static caravans at Park Holidays UK site in Pevensey Bay Dianne, who has been a Wealden District … [Read More...]

Streaming local news headlines service to launch on screen at local cafe

image credit: Chris Racher: Vehicles of Yesteryear 2017 Local cafe to launch a 'streaming local news headline' service The service which is to be piloted from Monday (18 … [Read More...]

Classic Bublé, Ian Gallagher, the new swing experience sells out at Bay Hotel

Classic Bublé, Ian Gallagher, the new swing experience at the Bay Hotel, has sold out. The new monthly shows have got off to a kicking start as the event has sold out with … [Read More...]

Sussex Police: St Wilfrid’s Church, Pevensey Bay: Thank you to the Church Hall volunteers for opening their doors to us!

image credit: Jayne Howard Mobile Police Station Pevensey Bay… Our mobile Police station visited St Wilfrid's Church, Pevensey Bay on Tuesday the 13th. Thank you to the … [Read More...]

the Aqua Bar Ethos: Pevensey Bay: Event programme 2019: Latest updates

AQUA BAR EVENTS HOMEPAGE EVENTS PROGRAMME 2019: Aqua Bar & Grill, Pevensey Bay The Aqua Bar Ethos: Seated garden area opening directly onto the beach. For … [Read More...]

East Sussex joins call for more carers to mark global awareness day

A WORLDWIDE celebration of children and young people who have experience in care will be marked in East Sussex with a call for more carers.—East Sussex County Council 13 February … [Read More...]

LETTERS: More pictures of the Bay Hotel in the fifties, Jack Capstick of Scotland Yard and the old car park

click to enlarge Regular correspondence and pictures from Lynda Leventon [nee Love], daughter of Stan and Muriel Love, landlords of the Bay Hotel 1954—71 To Journal and Karen … [Read More...]