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To editor I just wanted to say that your idea to have some of the photographs from your competition as possible postcards with the ones that you are already doing is a really good idea. G. Editor comment: Thanks: We can see at least 2 or three photographs already that might fit the bill as […]


It is great to hear that the defunct tavern ‘may’ be considered as a restaurant. I hope the village etc gets behind this and squashes any application for flats!! We have a great fish and chip,. two indian and two chinese, dare I say an Italian/Mediterranean would complement the village well and create more footfall. […]


Last Saturday (5 May), Pevensey Bay Library closed its doors Over the previous couple of weeks many books have been returned and the two staff that have weathered all the uncertainty – Rowena and Iwona will eventually be moving on to new posts in the county’s library service. It is such good news that two […]


The state of the village this morning was a disgrace. Beach was full of rubbish and the few bins had not been emptied all weekend again. Seagulls pulling takeaways boxes and paper out of bins and all over the roads.T his happens every weekend in the summer. What a shame we look like a second […]


To the editor I got your email address from my good friend Julie Warren who I know has been communicating with you regarding her cousin Larry Stephens. She put me in touch with you regarding Peter Sellers. For the last ten years I have been working on a Chronology of the career and work of […]


Tony Hancock, the Bay Hotel Guest Register and Prince Aly Khan To the Editor You are maybe already into this link to the sketch by Tony Hancock as Aly Aga Khancock, link attached. Who signed, the real or the alias? http://www.tonyhancock.org.uk/episode-guide/radio/series-3 The real prince was in Sussex though for the races in the 1950s with […]


FEEDBACK: WEALDEN COUNCIL ARTICLE: Discounted home composters offered to anyone living in Wealden Hey there! I thought I’d pop over an email after reading an article on your site about compost: http://www.pevenseybaylife.co.uk/discounted-home-composters-offered-to-anyone-living-in-wealden/ I hope you can help, because I’m on a one-man-crusade to get as many people into home composting as possible!! Did you know […]


Tony Hancock Appreciation Society I was interested in your piece about the Bay Hotel and its connections with Tony. If we could help with the exhibition that is being planned, please let me know. Tristan Brittain-Dissont, archivist, Tony Hancock Appreciation Society

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LITTER PICK SUNDAY 4TH MARCH 2018 Please come along to Sea Road Car Park at 10 am. Bring a pair of strong gardening gloves. Bags and pickers will be provided and a couple of hours should make a big difference to the unsightly litter problem. It would greatly help if you could phone 01323 743900 […]


Dear Sir For six months now my 27 year old daughter has been going through the process of applying to Falmer University to fulfill her dream of becoming a Paramedic. She got accepted the day following her interview (most students can wait up to six weeks for a decision ). Now when she applied it […]


To the editor My father in law used to stay in Pevensey before the Second World War in a house called Seagulls – almost on the beach – Little lane and then on the Beach – close to a butcher (in those days I suppose there were lots of shops) I am not sure if […]


Karen Hudson ran an incredibly successful family event with her Disney Day on Saturday.  My great niece and nephew loved it – it was wonderful to see so many children scampering around in their disney costumes, and also young people getting together and having a good time.  She really does deserve a big public well […]


I’m sorry to say that our labradoodle Bubbles was involved in a second incident with a fisherman’s hook. During her walk last night she became tangled up in a line, attached to it was two hooks. One became embedded in her mouth and the second in her back leg. She was taken to the emergency […]


Dear Sir, Bay Hotel We lived there from 1954-1971.. My mother and father made a wonderful place to stay on the south coast. We had Italian chefs..and a great working staff. The guests were from all walks of life.. including Tony Hancock..Sabrina, Ronald Shiner..and The Batchelors..only a few of celebrities that I can remember….We had […]


To the editor Sad, and sudden, closure of the Pevensey & Westham Playgroup Having read of the sad, and sudden, closure of the Pevensey & Westham Playgroup, I write to offer the parents of the children who attended the playgroup an opportunity to have some free sessions at the nearby Herstmonceux Pre-school. As a village […]