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THIS WEEK REVIEW: ITV Drama Flesh and Blood, filmed on location in Normans Bay

COMMUNITY Life of local campaigner, Jan Barron, to be celebrated in community with new award

LATEST ON JOBSBOARD Bay Hotel and Bar, waiter / waitress to join our growing team

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image credit: Langney Shopping centre Free Gardening for Wildlife Event at Langney Shopping Centre A free event to help people create wildlife-friendly gardens has been organised by Eastbourne Borough Council. The “Gardening for Wildlife” drop-in session will be held at Langney Shopping Centre in Kingfisher Drive, Eastbourne, from 10.30am to 1.30pm on Tuesday, March 10. […]


Image credit: Cycling to the forecourt: Steve Malone Bay/PA, Cycletech Pevensey Bay, Cycletech Pevensey Bay, the new bike and sales and repairs shop that moved into the historic Anderida House last November, is reporting success with their new location A grinning owner, Guy Soper, told Bay Life that they had just had a very successful […]


Plans have begun, just before the Christmas break, to see Pevensey Bay and locality become ‘a homegrown festival showcase’ in East Sussex The first of these homegrown festivals is the Pevensey Food and Drink Festival 2020, which is planned to be an annual event. The goal of festival organisers is to see that this foodie […]


image credit BAY/PA Steve Malone Go ahead couple, Kathy and Sean Harper, owners of Harper Hair Co, in the Eastbourne Road, celebrated their first year in business in the Bay yesterday (December 3) The couple arrived with pizzaz a year ago at the end of November, arguing the case that there was room in the […]


Latest updates: Re-branded Bay Hotel and Bar Positive reviews of the rebranded Bay Hotel and Bar have started to appear within days of the ‘soft launch’ of the new restaurant on November 28. Both Trip Advisor comments and comments on social media feeds are talking in a praiseworthy way about what has been done. Local […]


Spending by visitors to Wealden rose by 8% last year, helping to increase the number of people working in local tourism to just over 9,000 Around £288.5 million of the tourist spending went to local businesses, including hotels restaurants, cafes, shops and attractions in Wealden. The total value of tourism to the District, including indirect […]


image credit: Castle Inn Like the best blended whiskey, the full schedule for the season has been revealed today (13 November) by the Castle Inn In many ways, the Castle Inn has become pure Pevensey Bay. The eclectic mix, scheduling, timings and dates all seamlessly woven together with wit, planning and the right choice of […]


Shoppers and people attending events will be given a festive gift with pay and display charges being suspended on selected days in the run up to Christmas Rother District Council will waive the usual parking charges in its off-street pay and display car parks in Bexhill, Rye and Battle on selected Saturdays throughout November and […]


image credit, Open Mic Night Busy and fun night at the newly refurbished Bay Hotel Busy and fun night at the newly refurbished Bay Hotel. Thanks to our performers Del Malcolm Terry and Hills Chris French Dave French Steve Martin Cowboy Jeff Jayne Ingles Lobby Mel Peter and Steve. —Bay Hotel Open Mic Night, Thursday […]


PEVENSEY FOOD AND DRINK FESTIVAL 2020 UPDATE: Plans for our own shared moment of celebration already have the taste of the locality. —Bay Life 6 November 2019 Bay Life understands that the Aqua Bar and Grill may become a ‘front room showcase’ in plans for the first Pevensey Food and Drink Festival in 2020. Taster […]


** PLEASE NOTE THIS EVENT HAS NOW SOLD OUT The first taster event is hosted by local historian and writer, Robert Slater, who has been conducting 90 minute ghost walks in Pevensey for 28 years. Tickets are £16pp. Bookings for tables are available for the GHOST WALK AND GRILL NIGHT, direct from the Priory Court and […]


image credit: Light Up Bexill Bexhill will take on a festive glow this December as a new group is selected to take on the responsibility of the town’s Christmas lights Light Up Bexhill will give the town its festive makeover from this year, with the help with £13,500 annual funding from Rother District Council. The […]


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 […]


The commitment and effort of more than 50 apprentices was celebrated at an East Sussex graduation ceremony – the first of its kind in the county The event, organised by the Sussex Council of Training Providers, marked the importance of apprenticeships to the local economy and the contributions of apprentices, local businesses and educators. Certificates […]


image credits: Vines Flowers We had such a lovely time at our first floristry class at #Chalkfarm. We all made gorgeous autumnal table decorations which were then put in the hotel ready for their coffee morning . I just want to say a huge thank you to our first students for really making the class […]