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THIS WEEK Summer makeover: Surface dressing programme to ‘pothole-proof’ county roads

COMMUNITY UPDATE: Pevensey Mini History Festival

JOBSBOARD LATEST ON JOBSBOARD: Sussex Police: Police Community Support Officers (PCSOs)


Aquafest 2019 Saturday August 24, nine bands from noon to night. Headliner The Gangsters. Great place, something of the essence of Pevensey Bay, particularly on the big note nights as the sun sets and the beach outside becomes the heart and home. Just beautiful setting, particularly with those big note nights. Like all big events […]


Sussex Police has welcomed home its very own policing hero and national treasure – police dog Finn – to celebrate a new law in his name Finn and his owner PC Dave Wardell were invited to Headquarters in Lewes on Thursday (August 22) to commemorate our dog unit and their handlers following the passing of […]


New baseballs caps from Bay Life celebrate the historical name of the local area that goes back to Roman times and onward to the Anglo-Saxons. In true blue Trump colours the baseball caps bear the inscription Make Anderida Great Again. Here the specially commissioned baseball cap can be seen modelled by 89 year old silver […]


UPDATES Ex Chairman of PCC, Maurice Gilbert, (21 August) has given a useful account of what happened in the eighties with a ‘friendly arrangement with a town in France’ here. The account also looks at what happened with the plan to establish formal twinning arrangements in 2009. Local resident, Carolyn Little (21 August) has offered […]


Photo by Anthony Ginsbrook on Unsplash East Sussex students were celebrating GCSE success today with improved results across the county. Average grades were up on 2018 across the full range of headline measures. And there was a particularly strong performance in English and Maths where the proportion of students getting higher grades (9-4) rose from […]


Pevensey Mini History Festival 2019 Many of these events are FREE but could you please make a donation as all profits are going to raise money for local defibrillators​ You can just turn up but numbers are limited so to prebook go to http://www.ticketsource.co.uk/sussexguidedwalks THURSDAY 22nd AUGUST 7.30pm ‘More Bizarre Sussex’ Talk and Grill Night […]


LETTERS re: Pevensey de la mer: Search for our twinned town in France: The continuing story The discussions at PPC about twinning with a town in France began in the very early 1980s, while I was Chairman of PPC. It was decided that formal twinning would be too expensive and an informal, “Friendly” arrangement was […]


LETTERS re: Pevensey de la mer: Search for our twinned town in France: The continuing story With regard to the twinning research. I remember this quite clearly from the 80s. It was with the medieval village of Sainte Suzanne which I think is in Normandy. A coach load of people led by the redoubtable Grace […]


Photo by Reuben Mcfeeters on Unsplash Long lost family: Search for our twinned town in France We are doing some research on a story about the ‘twinning’ of Pevensey with a town in France. We have a record of a parish council member (possibly chairman) visiting a town or village in France in the sixties […]

Marketing suite opened at new care home in Eastbourne (Large)

Newly appointed General Manager, Lesley Standing, recently unveiled the brand new marketing suite at Barchester Healthcare’s luxury care home in Eastbourne, Mortain Place, where she cut the ribbon to the completed part of the home with an enormous pair of scissors. Lesley was assisted by Natasha Lazovic, Divisional Director, Carolyn Tyrer, the Home Services Advisor, […]


Artwave showcases and celebrates the wealth of creative talent in this vibrant part of Sussex. Taking place over three weekends from 17 August to 1 September, you can follow the trail of 140 free exhibitions across Lewes, Seaford, Newhaven and the surrounding villages. Exhibitions will be held in everywhere from artists’ homes and studios to […]


image credit: Annie Soudain Writing in their monthly email newsletter to all their subscribers, Rachers on Canvas provide an outline of an exciting arts and crafts fayre that is to take place at the Bay Hotel in Pevensey Bay on August Bank Holiday. Rachers on Canvas is a savvy Pevensey Bay based online web project […]


image credit: Ziza S, cover Unmasking the Wolf Pevensey Bay resident, Carolyn Little has passed Bay Life a copy of her book, Unmasking the Wolf. The book has the hallmark of a classic read. We will see what the sales figures show in the coming months. The book could be described as the Ladybird Book […]


SHE’S STILL GOT PLENTY TO SHOUT ABOUT! LULU On Fire Tour Congress Theatre, Eastbourne – Friday 20 September, 7.30pm The one and only Lulu OBE is heading to Eastbourne on Friday 20 September with her On Fire Tour and Eastbourne’s newly refurbished Congress Theatre is ready for this Glaswegian powerhouse performer. A singer, songwriter, actress, […]


image credit: Jennifer and her father Care for the Carers is excited to announce that the charity’s Chief Executive, Jennifer Twist, is about to embark on a very special challenge. As part of its 30th Birthday celebrations, and in memory of her father Keith Twist She will be setting off from her home in Bexhill […]