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THIS WEEK World Cup, three hostelries on our shirts: First stop Bay Hotel

COMMUNITY New interactive eventboard goes live

LETTERS Martyn Blackmore: Sea is a living breathing beast, but also magnificent, deserves respect


Parking permits at the click of a mouse

MOTORISTS will be able to apply for a parking permit at the click of a mouse when a new system is introduced next month.—East Sussex County Council, 18 June 2018 From Monday, July … [Read More...]

World Cup, three hostelries on our shirts: First stop Bay Hotel

WORLD CUP First stop, Bay Hotel, 7:00pm, Monday 18 June 2018 Three hostelries on our shirts . . . Tunisia v England 7:00pm, Monday June 18 "If we chose to be rational and … [Read More...]



this week


New interactive eventboard: Feature today: Pevensey Bay car boot sale

New beta web plattorm: Browse eventboard here NEW INTERACTIVE ONLINE EVENTBOARD FROM PRINT TO THE WEB sample swatches from the social fabric . . . 114 page views in the … [Read More...]

New interactive eventboard goes live on the beta Bay Life web platform

BETA WEB PLATFORM browse new eventboard Online, in print: The new interactive Bay Life eventboard goes live today, Saturday 16 June. From today you can find sample swatches from … [Read More...]

Celebrations continue at St Nicolas church, Pevensey: Free lunchtime Organ recital by John Collins

IMAGE CREDIT: John Collins Church of St Nicolas, which celebrated its 800th anniversary in 2016, has undergone a £500,000 restoration programme over the past decade The … [Read More...]

Voting in local photography competition held over until 18 June 2018

Questions have emerged about a number of the photographs entered into our local photography competition. We would like to make clear that the competition is open to local … [Read More...]

7:30pm, Thursday 14 June: Voting now open in the Bay Life local photography competition 2018. Good luck everyone!!!

Dynamic, richly based feature magazine now online Our new beta web platform is now launched, dedicated, in the first two weeks, to the voting stage of our local photograph … [Read More...]

features & opinion


WORLD CUP: Three hostelries on our shirts: Preparations begin in Pevensey Bay for first England game

Three hostelries on our shirts: Game On: Tunisia v England, 7:00pm Monday 18 June 2018 The World Cup starts tomorrow, Thursday 14 June (lest we did not know) with the Group A … [Read More...]

Voting begins in local photography competition: People get ready

Gary Sadler: The Storm: Winner Bay LIfe local photography competition 2014 Thank you to everyone that has contributed work to the local photography competition.—Bay Life 11 June … [Read More...]

WEEKEND FEATURE: Pevensey Pete, a Day in the Life of an Extra

Man 6 might be the next Russell Crowe, and I've even been on the Eastenders set and checked out the launderette!! Have you ever wondered what it's like to walk around a movie … [Read More...]

Local MP Huw Merriman welcomes news that East Sussex Healthcare NHS Trust is no longer in special measures

Local MPs, Huw Merriman and Amber Rudd have welcomed the news (6 June 2018) that East Sussex Healthcare NHS Trust is no longer in special measures.—Office of MP Huw Merriman, 7 … [Read More...]

neighbourhood news


Business post of week: Priory Court Hotel and Restaurant celebrates World Gin Day

Saturday 9th June #WorldGinDay. We’ve got it covered. 24 #gins. Stroll the #village #PevenseyCastle. Take a ride on #124TouristTrail classic buses. See @SeafordandDist for … [Read More...]

Jayne Howard appointed editor of Pevensey Gazette

We are delighted to be able to announce that Jayne Howard has been appointed as the editor of the Pevensey Gazette,—Bay Life, 8 June 2018 The newspaper for Pevensey launches on … [Read More...]

Pedal power as Tollgate Junior School launches new cycle route through Eastbourne

THE latest section of a cycle and pedestrian route through Eastbourne has been officially opened.—East Sussex County Council, 8 June 2018 Safe cycling and walking route from … [Read More...]

Views sought on proposed changes to East Sussex Music Service

A PUBLIC consultation on proposals to reduce the role of the county’s music service has been launched.—East Sussex County Council 7 June 2018 East Sussex County Council says the … [Read More...]

BUSINESS POST OF WEEK: Over the Moon until we are sick as a parrot Party Shop

Over the Moon Party Shop does Pevensey Bay proud with their business post. Come on England. Game on. Group G. Tunisia v England 7:30pm Thursday 18 June....... We gone World Cup … [Read More...]

** STAR LETTER OF WEEK: Martyn Blackmore: The sea is a living breathing beast, but it’s also magnificent and deserves respect

to Editor The sea is a living breathing beast, it’s immensely powerful it smells at times and it causes ripples in the sand......but it’s also magnificent and deserves respect, … [Read More...]

When Mick Bishop began working on the roads of East Sussex, the Beatles were in their prime and the England football team ruled the world

WHEN Mick Bishop began working on the roads of East Sussex, the Beatles were in their prime, Harold Wilson was at number 10 and the England football team ruled the world.—East … [Read More...]

UPDATE: Pevensey Bay Journal: Taylor Dain Estate Agents book back page of independent newspaper from edition 19

IMAGE CREDIT: Gary Taylor, Jo Dain UPDATE: PEVENSEY BAY JOURNAL Thank you very much indeed to everyone that is buying the Pevensey Bay Journal, more copies in the local … [Read More...]

Local photography competition: 6 days left to enter your work, then the voting begins!!

sample feature image credits: Vikki Marshall: Community Canvas, the sea and the groyne Tony Rose: Teach a man to fish, the symmetry of life Niki Gortva: The Boat on the … [Read More...]

LETTERS: Christine Maderson: More questions over ‘sinking sands’ in Pevensey Bay

To editor Thought this might be of interest as talk of sinking sands again. There are sinking sands, they do not always occur in the same place they appear if condition are … [Read More...]

Nick Porter, Director of Pevensey & Westham Pre-school: We thank you for the trust you place in us

IMAGE CREDIT: Herstmonceux Pre School Nick Porter,  Director of the new Pevensey & Westham Pre-school, now writes for the Pevensey Bay Journal. Here in his first column, … [Read More...]

Launch of Pevensey Gazette: Bayeux Tapestry and historian Michael Wood: About as good as it gets

IMAGE CREDIT: Illustration Of Pevensey Castle From The Book Cassell’s History Of England Volume I/Alamy Introducing the Pevensey Gazette The Pevensey Gazette launches on Saturday … [Read More...]

Vicar of Pevensey, Tony Windross: The crisis in Syria – or (dare I mention it?) Brexit, time for us to own our ignorance

image credit: Father Tony Windross Tony Windross, the new 'vicar of Pevensey' as he descibes his role in the community, now writes for the Pevensey Bay Journal. Here in his column … [Read More...]

Message from Tom Reid: Funeral for my father, Alan Reid (best known as Speedy)

My name is Tom Reid, My father Alan Reid (best known as Speedy) passed away on the 27th May. He has lived in Pevensey Bay at “White Horses” on the promenade over 35 years and … [Read More...]

Pevensey Bay welcomes HELEN SHARPE and the SOULSHINE BAND, Saturday 2 June, Castle Inn Live

Pevensey Bay welcomes HELEN SHARPE and the SOULSHINE BAND to the Castle Inn tonight (Saturday 2 June). Based in Hastings and founded in 2014, Helen Sharpe and The Soulshine Band … [Read More...]

Community post of week: PEVENSEY BAY BOOT SALE: looking good for the weekend

image credit: Pevensey Bay Boot sale PEVENSEY BAY BOOT SALE: The weather forecast is looking good for the weekend☀️☀️ Gates open on Sunday 3rd June at 7AM. No need to book. … [Read More...]

LETTERS TO EDITOR: Last week, dredger in Sovereign harbour, last Friday our beach covered in sludge and slime—surely no coincidence?

image credit: Jan Madden To editor Please refer this to PCD and the parish council. I am sitting in my lounge, it’s 21.15 pm. I live in Seaville Drive, Pevensey Bay. I … [Read More...]

Pevensey Pete joins Bay Life: Local business life, the universe and every spin

IMAGE CREDIT: Pevensey Pete's Laundry Services: Drinks and seats provided to take in the Summer sun..What lucky customers!! Peter Stacey, who owns Pevensey Pete's Laundry services … [Read More...]