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THIS WEEK First taster event for Pevensey Food and Drink Festival

COMMUNITY WISH YOU WERE HERE: A bike shop, arts shop and now a florist

LETTERS Mint House: Village has a vibrant art scene, but few opportunities to display work


Bay Life understands that the Aqua Bar and Grill in Pevensey Bay may become a ‘front room showcase’ in plans for the first Pevensey Food and Drink Festival. Taster events get underway this coming week, A Fizz and Fish night on Friday 8 November at the Aqua Bar,  is one of the festival ‘taster events’. […]


© all credit rights reserved, Steve Malone The work of photojournalist Steve Malone is utilised by a number of local news outlets. He has been commissioned to document the first Pevensey Food and Drink Festival. Showing here is his widely seen photograph on World Car Free Day for the Eastbourne safe-cycling group Bespoke, which held […]


The church looked very beautiful this morning in readiness for the wedding of Emma and Andrew . Our prayers and blessings are with them on this very special day . —St. Nicolas church, Pevensey, Saturday 19 October 2019


image credit: Ore Community Library Group After a long fight, something that will be familiar to residents in Pevensey Bay, Ore is to have community library The library has been established by a group of campaigners working together, who understand not just the principles behind the public library service, but the need to establish sustainable models […]


On sale 10am Monday 21 October (10am Friday 18 October pre-sale to groups 10+ and Mama Mia fans) The sensational feel-good musical MAMMA MIA! will come to Congress Theatre, Eastbourne, for a two-week run from 25th August – 5th September 2020 as part of a UK & International Tour celebrating 20 years since MAMMA MIA! […]


The public is being urged to take a stand against exploitation by calling out modern slavery With reports of individuals in East Sussex being exploited and abused increasing, East Sussex County Council is urging people to look out of the signs and join the fight. The call is being made to coincide with Anti-Slavery Day, […]


Maryann Read‎ Mums cat missing on Castle Drive .


The first taster event in the Pevensey Food and Drink Festival, the GHOST WALK AND GRILL NIGHT AT PRIORY COURT, is pointing to a scary success this morning (17 October). A block booking for six people is confirming interest in the event on Thursday October 24. If interest continues to build, the night may become fully […]


LOST IN MUSIC – ONE NIGHT AT THE DISCO Eastbourne Congress Theatre – Saturday 16 November, 7.30pm It’s time to relive the decade of decadence that gave us the era of Disco! The 70’s are back at the Congress Theatre, Eastbourne for one night only (16 November ) in the show Lost In Music – […]

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For Your Information.. The works on footbridge that leads from the Sports Field in Wallsend Road to Anderida Park are due to take place on Monday 28th October 2019. Also please take care as some of the rural paths locally may be slippy under foot. —Pevensey Parish Council, 15 October 2019

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Please see below update from Ian Thomas PCDL ”Bypassing shingle round Sovereign Harbour will finish tomorrow afternoon. Thereafter for 10 days or so we expect just to have bulldozers pushing in various locations. In all probability we will have dump trucks back to recycle shingle from Cooden back to Herbrand Walk, Normans Bay East and […]


I read with interest your recent article about the Mint House in Pevensey and the possibility that, as part of the exciting developments taking place, part of the ground floor may be given over to community use. If that were to eventually happen it would be a significant bonus for the village. If the new […]


image credits: Westham Pond Working Group, Frogs, newts, water-beetles, tourists and fascinated residents visited the Westham Village Pond Exhibition at Westham Village Hall on Saturday 12th October. Over the years the pond had deteriorated, resulting in poor water quality, culminating in the damaging proliferation of algae last summer. Westham Parish Council, together with a multi-skilled […]


Care home staff and guests were delighted when Her Majesty’s Deputy Lieutenant of Eastbourne, Mr John Smith JP, and Deputy Mayor Councillor Sammy Choudhury officially opened Eastbourne’s newest luxury care home, Mortain Place on Pevensey Bay Road, by unveiling a plaque at a recent opening ceremony at the home. The Deputy Lieutenant and Deputy Mayor […]


Saturday 19 October at 8.00pm Courtney Pine Herstmonceux Castle Spyboy, music to your ears, media release Courtney at the Castle – NOW BOOKING We are delighted to be hosting a concert with arguably the most celebrated and exciting jazz saxophonist on the planet, the mercurial Courtney Pine. Being staged in the magnificent Ballroom, this really […]