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THIS WEEK East Sussex: 100 businesses benefit from EU grants scheme

COMMUNITY Care and Support scheme reaches milestone

BUSINESS Media Release: Art Gallery for the Bay


re: LETTERS: Pevensey Church School, either 1945 or 1946, I wondered if any of your readers would have been present? Could Pamela Tompsett be referring to this? Visit to London Pantomime Children’s Outing from Pevensey (02 January 1947): “Ninety children from Pevensey aged seven to 15, went by motor coach to London on Thursday to […]


click image to enlarge image credit: Pamela E Tompsett You can contact us here if you have any further information about people in this photograph or the event, we will pass on the information to Pamela Tompsett info@pevenseybaylife.co.uk To the Journal My name was Pamela Trott (now Tompsett) and my mother, grandmother, 
brother and I […]


LETTERS: Tony Larlham Similar event @ Asda about 10 days ago. Sussex Police senior management papering over the cracks and trying to present ‘Community Policing’. Would prefer more regular presence on the streets, even 1 officer per week in the Village area on Foot Patrol would be an improvement. The few resources they have in […]


image credit: Vehicles of Yesteryear 2017, Chris Racher UPDATE: 10:00am, 3 February 2019: Message from Katy Tsigarides at estate agents, MasonBryant in Pevensey Bay, the organisation that has done a fantastic job with sponsorship of the event over many years. Yes a date has been set (Saturday 6th April) and entry forms are being sent […]


To The Journal 1307: Farmers of Pevensey castle petition for a survey for repairs. Sounds like it takes an age to get repairs done in Pevensey castle. http://www.nationalarchives.gov.uk/education/resources/medieval-castles/medieval-castles-source-11/ Best wishes, Deborah SOURCE 11: National Archives: Education > Classroom resources > Medieval castles This document records the request of the tenant farmers of Pevensey castle as […]


re: BOXING DAY FEATURE: Ad Pevenesae: For Sooth My Lord, hereth doth come the Mint House Blog To the Journal It will be interesting to follow the Mint House blog throughout 2019! Here is an article mentioning tearooms at the Mint House in Marion Kelsey’s Canadian war journal, but surprisingly, it was in a danger […]


Months since the last report and sadly the building is in fast decline The saga of Beach Tavern doesn’t go away! It has been months since the last report and sadly the building is in fast decline. Can the owner not be taken to task and instructed/ordered to maintain to a safe level/ clean up […]


100 YEARS: REMEMBRANCE DAY: DISAPPOINTMENT WITH PEVENSEY BAY I would just like to say that I was very disappointed with Pevensey Bay that there was no poppies at all in the Bay. Driving around Sussex villages across the county villages have put poppies and silhouettes of soldiers, but there was nothing in the Bay. We […]

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Image credit: Dianne Dear To letters page If there are any parish councillors who find dealing with the pond too much trouble then they should stand down and let more community minded people take their place It appears Pevensey Bay Life knows that Jo and I – and Keith Stevens – Gerry Garner and Alf […]


Defibrillator to be installed in the Market Square in Pevensey A few months ago I started a campaign to raise money for a Defibrillator to be installed in the Market Square in Pevensey – these pieces of life saving equipment often get overlooked in rural villages when towns have plenty of large charities to raise […]


Pevensey Town Trust response to letter: What a joke the Pevensey Town Trust is turning out to be In reply to your correspondents letter can I reiterate The Pevensey Town Trust HAVE applied for Planning Permission from Wealden Council and currently our Structural and Civil Engineer is consulting on some technical issues which they have […]


What a joke the Pevensey Town Trust is turning out to be, incompetent, bombastic and liars. Here it is five weeks since we read in the Bay Life the response from the chairman of the trust that the planning application for the renovation for the court house and museum was in with Wealden council and […]


Pevensey Bay Journal Edition 20, Saturday18 August Beach Tavern, Sense of Place article Having just read Simon Montgomery’s article, I admire his research and personally appreciate the buildings he mentioned. However to repeat what I wrote in a previous letter and, although no mention was made of it in his article, what I spoke about […]


Response to letter: Is the Pevensey Town Trust purposely misleading both Westham and Pevensey Parish Councils? Pevensey Town Trust Court house Planning Permission Court house Planning Permission HAS been applied for and the application has been acknowledged by Wealden Council. In due course it will as with all planning applications appear online and be discussed […]


Procrastinated over the restoration of the Museum west wall Since approximately 2014 the Pevensey Town Trust (PTT) has procrastinated over the restoration of the Museum west wall. Clr Robert Slater, in his capacity as Chairman of the PTT, was asked a direct question (in council) as to the status of the repairs and he stated […]