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THIS WEEK The Happy St. George’s Day photomontage from the Castle Inn

COMMUNITY Nick Porter, Director of new Pevensey Pre-school, joins Bay Life Journal as columnist

BLOG DIANNE DEAR: Time for English Heritage to get their act together at Pevensey castle

Top stories from Bay Life this month


IMAGE CREDIT: Illustration Of Pevensey Castle From The Book Cassell’s History Of England Volume I/Alamy A newspaper for Pevensey, titled the Pevensey Gazette, is to launch. The purpose behind the newspaper, say the team planning the launch, is to profile Pevensey castle, the Court House, museum and gaol and the environs.—Bay Life, 22 April 2018 […]


IMAGE CREDIT: Wealden Council Celebrate Wealden’s most popular green trail on Saturday 12 May and make the most of fitness and fun.—Wealden Council, 23 April 2018 Cuckoo Trail is such a splendid green asset, right in the heart of Wealden Healthy Wealden, Heathfield Cycle Club and Beat the Streets have organised a day of action […]


TELL ME WHAT WE WANT, WHAT WE REALLY REALLY WANT: Castle Inn photomontages The Happy St. George’s Day photomontage coolest set of stained glass style photoshop windows to the local world of the Wallsend  Road, via the Eastern Gate at the castle and the gateway to the mythical Albion of Kipling, The Spice Girls, mods […]


IMAGE CREDIT: Nick Porter NICK PORTER: New monthly column in the Journal Nick Porter, the director of the new Pevensey pre-school, based at Memorial Hall Pevensey, joins Bay Life in May, with the first of his columns about the work of his pre-school business. The business which began in Herstmonceux and is now well founded […]


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, […]


Big welcome back to the Bay: Howlin’ Blues: 8:30pm, Saturday 21 April, Castle Inn, Pevensey Bay Since 2009 Howlin’ Blues have performed somewhere in the region of 300 gigs up to mid 2015. Whilst blues is their preferred thing, they have a broader repertoire including songs by Etta James, B B King, Peter Green, Robert […]


Castle Inn, Pevensey Bay EVENTS HOMEPAGE EVENTS PROGRAMME 2018: Castle Inn The wonderfully characterful Castle Inn. Situated in the coastal village of Pevensey Bay, this 16th Century building has been tastefully renovated, though with its low ceilings and oak beams it retains its ‘old world’ pub charm. Current mine hosts Daina and Paul Martin from […]


We’re hiring! Full time team member required. 18yrs plus. experience not essential as full training given. We also require a part time kitchen assistant (approx 20hrs) cabable of producing a good english breakfast and traditional pub grub. please contact pub and ask for Karen —Bay Hotel, 20 April 2018


Sipsmith lemon drizzle gin joined out artisan gin collection today. It’s distilled with fresh lemon and myrtle. The result is a refreshingly zesty and naturally sweet lemon gin which we are sure you will love on a warm summery day. —Priory Court Hotel and Restaurant, 20 April 2018


UPDATE: Bay Life postcards go on sale in four key locations across the community The postcards are to go on sale today (Friday 20 April) at the 1066 store, the Bay Hotel and the Ocean View Bakery and Restaurant, and now also at the Bay Diner in Pevensey Bay. Discussions are also taking place with […]


IMAGE CREDIT: East Sussex Music PROPOSALS are to be considered which could see a reduction in the role of East Sussex Music – the county music service.—East Sussex County Council, 19 April 2018 Proposed changes to music service East Sussex County Council’s lead member for education and inclusion, Cllr Bob Standley, is recommended to approve […]


IMAGE CREDIT: Christine Racher We welcome a new parish clerk to the community, a pivotal role in proceedings here—Bay Life, 18 April 2018 The new Pevensey parish clerk is stepping into the role at the most critical in the history of parish councils in this country. Our precious community asset, the library, closes on May 5. […]


From 1 April 2018, if litter is dropped from a vehicle, the owner can be issued with a fine of £75 without the Council needing to know who was responsible for throwing out the litter.It is estimated to cost Wealden District Council £250,000 of taxpayers’ money a year picking up litter on roadside verges.—Wealden District […]


SCHOOLS and businesses in the most polluted parts of Sussex will get help to improve air quality thanks to a £100,000 cash boost—East Sussex County Council, 18 April 2018 New support where levels of air pollution are highest in East Sussex The Sussex Air Quality Partnership, which promotes improvement in air quality across the county, has […]


IMAGE CREDIT: Herstmonceux Pre School A new pre-school venture opened at Memorial Hall, Pevensey today, to applause from across the community—Bay Life 16 April 2018 Today, a new pre-school venture launched at the Memorial Hall in Pevensey The enterprise has stepped into the chasm left in the wake of the sudden closure of the Pevensey […]