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the Dianne Dear Blog

Dianne Dear is the publisher of Bay Life online and the Pevensey Bay Journal in print. She has also been a Wealden District Councilor for 16 years. In the blog she looks at community affairs in Pevensey and Pevensey Bay and big questions such as the preservation of precious community assets and the regeneration of the local economy.


Questions to Ian Thomas, Project Manager, Pevensey Coastal Defence As part of her blog this week, District Councillor Dianne Dear (who is also the publisher of Bay Life and  the Pevensey Bay Journal) asked, Ian Thomas, Project Manager  of Pevensey Coastal Defence Ltd a series of questions. Here we publish her questions, together with his […]


Theresa May and the Day she says is “The Crucial Moment in our History” ** BREAKING: More than 48 letters have been sent to Graham Brady, chairman of 1922 Committee of Conservative backbenchers, the letters trigger a vote of confidence in the leader, Theresa May. Brexit is in chaos, the Government is in chaos and […]


Dianne Dear, publisher of the Pevensey Bay Journal and Conservative Wealden Distrct Councillor said today (Monday 3 December), talking on her weekly blog, “can you publish what Daniel Hannan MEP says in this article, I agree with what he is saying, I want to support the Mrs May plan, but like him, I can not […]


Andy Hyde I’m all for making life easier for pedestrians and for the elderly and disabled especially in a busy village. Can I make a couple of observations – a crossing is most needed in the fast section of road from the castle pub to castle drive. The traffic in the shopping area itself is […]


To District Councillor Dianne Dear So glad you are campaigning for a pedestrian crossing in the village, as you say, with the increase of traffic it is needed. May I ask that perhaps you could also campaign for 2 to 3 Disabled parking Bays in the village, actually in the Main Street where all the […]


Dianne Dear, publisher Bay Life and the Journal, and a District Council for 16 years, is to up her campaign to see safe crossings in Pevensey and Pevensey Bay established. Talking to Bay Life (24 August) she said “My name is Dianne Dear and I am one of your Wealden District Councillors for Stone Cross, […]


What are we doing? We are carrying our footway surfacing o two sections of Rattle Road, Westham The first section will be from Hailsham Road to Millers Keep The second section will be form Gallows Lane to outside a property called Langsett Footway closure During this time the footway will be closed in sections. There […]


IMAGE CREDIT: UK Power Networks the Dianne Dear Blog Dianne Dear is the publisher of Bay Life . She has also been a Wealden District Councilor for 16 years. In the blog she looks at community affairs in Pevensey and Pevensey Bay and local campaigns. She also offers thoughts on the local community and business […]


IMAGE CREDIT: Derivation: Aerial photograph of Pevensey castle and surroundings, wiki: Lieven Smits 2011 Distributed under the terms of the GNU Free Documentation License 2.1. Questions over English Heritage and their management of Pevensey castle persist The headline news is that 3 years since English Heritage was given charitable status and £80million by the Government, […]


18 March I have had an interesting letter response to an enquiry made to Kay Bourne, Sussex Police and Crime Commissioner, which I have published here in full. I note in particular the reference that she is ‘due to meet with the Leader and Chief Executive of Wealden District Councilto discuss the matter further’ 5 […]


Priory Court Hotel restaurant 9 March 2018: Really happy to say that my visit to the Priory Court Hotel restaurant for a surprise birthday meal with family and friends was a delight. Could not fault what was on offer, great food and service. Thought the chocolate brownie and the candle was a net touch for […]