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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


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image credit: Bay/PA, Steve Malone, Beach Tavern, Pevensey Bay . The Signs of the Times Dear Editor One can only express disappointment at Pevensey Parish Councils Chairmans’ lack of awareness as to how the planning system works following his statement on 2nd March. The Wealden Planning Committee South met on 27th February to discuss the […]

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re: WISH YOU WERE HERE: Animal Farm, the planning officer report and the local authority that must be held to account. Decision Day for the Beach Tavern site article here Dear Sir/Madam, With what looks like the development on the old Beach Tavern Site gaining planning approval for the plans which are proposed, is anyone […]

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COASTAL ACCESS – EASTBOURNE TO CAMBER view more about proposal here The proposal is to be discuseed by Pevensey Parish Council at their monthly meeting on 7 January 2020 To Bay Life There is no full set of maps on the Parish Council website The latest on Natural England website says that proposals will not […]

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Hello I have just seen on the park holiday website that the owner opening dates are:- 1st March 2019 – 15th January 2020 1st February 2020 – 15th January 2021 Has Park Holidays in Pevensey Bay been given the extension of time? regards name supplied BAY LIFE: As far as we are aware the application […]

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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 […]

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I go through Westham at least twice a week This morning the school run mums were really taking the Michael I was boxed in every which way no one gives way. This argument is aimed at the Westham Parish council and Tom Liddiard County Councillor on behalf of local residents. The road layout is now […]

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. PEVENSEY FOOD FESTIVAL I was interested in the article about events being planned around this event next year. On a food theme I wondered if you would consider any poetry? With a food theme and also linked to its timing with VE day commemorations with rationing. I am a writer and poet who has […]

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Jo Johnson, Boris’s brother, quits the Conservative party and will stand down as an mp. He seems to say that he had to put loyalty to the country before both family and party. Is not this exactly the kind of man we need as an mp? 4 votes so far for Boris Johnson in the […]

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Reply to Huw Merriman’s statement But how safe is his position? A huge majority of over 20,000. The Brexit Party announcing their candidate is bound to take a % of Conservative votes. They will say that Mr Merriman is a Remainer at heart, voting with the government to keep his job. Mr Merriman has certainly […]

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Hi ….yet again ! ……..Now …..this has gone on LONG ENOUGH ! With SUV’s & cars……parked all along the road from the Bay…. to Castle Drive….. & … up on the pavements to ! !( even on the Bus Stop at the top of Castle Drive ) ! As much as we are so lucky […]

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Huw Merriman, MP for Bexhill and Battle re: Will the Brexit Party put up a candidate against Huw Merriman in the ‘safe’ constituency of Bexhill and Battle? How will the people of Pevensey Bay vote if a General Election is called? I found your article interesting, about whether the Brexit Party will challenge Huw Merriman. […]

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. Hello Bay Life My name is Arthur Wright and my latest book, published by “Frontline” (Pen & Sword), is called “DECODING THE BAYEUX TAPESTRY…” In it I argue against the accepted speculations and provide evidence for Pevensey as the real focus of the 1066 landing. Hastings, as a place, did not exist and was […]

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After hearing the great news the library will be open and run by members of the community I was quite disappointed to see that who I presume to be one of the volunteers using the allocated parking spaces for the library as their own personal parking space. I am a resident of the building the […]

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Letter to the editor. A reminder to voters at Westham that there are nine candidates standing for election to Westham Parish Council and voters are free to choose ANY number up to five candidates. Some confusion seems to have arisen after the distribution of a leaflet on Wednesday from four candidates campaigning together. All candidates […]

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Just to say……..THANK YOU SO MUCH….to whoever ….repainted the little seat at the entrance to Castle Drive…..it looks so much better ! I keep the grass cut around it….& have planted a few Daffodills near it…. But have yet to appear ! Kindest regards Tessa