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THIS WEEK Coming to stay and spend in Wealden

COMMUNITY Go ahead couple celebrate first year in business in the Bay

LATEST ON JOBSBOARD BAY HOTEL AND BAR: Vacancies: kitchen assistant and waiting staff

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A massive thank you to everyone that came to the shop warming last night, it was great to see all of you, I hope you all enjoyed the new shop. The raffle was drawn by the lovely Diane Hart, and the prize was won by the equally lovely Michaela Stringer. Heartfelt thanks to everyone that’s […]


ELVIS IS IN EASTBOURNE THIS CHRISTMAS! THE ELVIS YEARS AT CHRISTMAS Saturday 21 December 7.30pm Congress Theatre, Eastbourne There’s only one way to ensure you don’t have a Blue Christmas, join The Elvis Years at Christmas, set to rock the Congress on Saturday 21 December! This ultimate rock ‘n’ roll Christmas party is coming to […]


UPDATE: £1,445.65 raised to date (Friday 6 December)!!! Target figure was £500. Sponsorship forms available at Ocean View Bakery, Pevensey Bay. Thank you so much to everyone who has donated, —Kirsty Bundy, 6 December 2019 For dad, husband and grandad: Fighting for people suffering from asbestos-related diseases, whatever the weather Please can you sponsor us, […]


image credit BAY/PA Steve Malone Go ahead couple, Kathy and Sean Harper, owners of Harper Hair Co, in the Eastbourne Road, celebrated their first year in business in the Bay yesterday (December 3) The couple arrived with pizzaz a year ago at the end of November, arguing the case that there was room in the […]


Motorists are being warned to expect delays as a major coastal route between Seaford and Eastbourne closes overnight for two weeks. The A259 will be closed to through traffic from 8pm to 5am every weekday night from Sutton Avenue, Seaford, to Gilberts Drive, East Dean, for two weeks from Monday, December 9. East Sussex Highways […]


image credit BAY/PA Steve Malone Local resident, 89 year old Pauline Montgomery, known as ‘the Whippet Lady’, prepares for her role as guest editor of the Christmas edition of the Pevensey Bay Journal. Here she writes about the Red Telephone Box Book Exchange project in Beachlands Last year I guest edited the Christmas Pevensey Bay […]


Bay Hotel, Pevensey Bay  EVENTS HOMEPAGE EVENTS PROGRAMME 2019: The refurbished and re-branded Bay Hotel and Bar BAY HOTEL: The hotel was built in 1897 and is located at the heart of the community and just a 2 minute walk from the beach. The refurbished and re-branded Bay Hotel and Bar delivers first-class service, modern […]


image credit: sunrise: Newhaven Harbour. Network Rail Sussex passengers are seeing the benefits of a major upgrade programme this week as Network Rail finished replacing the signalling system on the route from Lewes to Seaford, via Newhaven, replacing a system controlled from three signal boxes dating back to 1879. This week also saw the final […]


date of posting: 2 December 2019 THE BAY HOTEL AND BAR We have vacancies for a kitchen assistant and waiting staff The Bay Hotel and Bar The refurbished and re-branded Bay Hotel and Bar delivers first-class service, modern rooms, lunchtime and evening dining and public and saloon bar areas. Visit and enjoy the changes, we […]


We have received a number of complaints this morning about our job posting on behalf of the Bay Hotel, Pevensey Bay, (December 2) A job post in which the hotel said ‘vacancies for a kitchen assistant and waiters’, clearly broke employment law with the phrase waiter, rather than the non-gender phrase waiting staff or the […]


Local musician, Peter Barron, has seen a film company take an option to the feature the title track from his album, One More Crow as part of the production Peter, who lives in Coast Road, Pevensey Bay, told Bay Life, “the movie placement finally came up trumps and contracts have been signed”. He added, “there […]


Latest updates: Re-branded Bay Hotel and Bar Positive reviews of the rebranded Bay Hotel and Bar have started to appear within days of the ‘soft launch’ of the new restaurant on November 28. Both Trip Advisor comments and comments on social media feeds are talking in a praiseworthy way about what has been done. Local […]

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Waste and Recycling collections over the holiday period Please see attached schedule from Wealden District Council. WDC are planning to go paperless. See below information from WDC ”As collection days will not be changing in the New year, we will not be sending out printed calendars by post. Residents who would like a reminder about […]


ROYAL OAK AND CASTLE:  EVENTS HOMEPAGE EVENTS PROGRAMME 2019/20: Royal Oak and Castle Inn, Pevensey image credit: Royal Oak and Castle Inn About Royal Oak and Castle Inn: ** NEW LANDLADY, HAYLEY FITTON: Right outside the historic Pevensey Castle. Family run, serving local ales, great traditional locally sourced food in a warm friendly atmosphere. We […]


image credit: Brandless/Unsplash Promotion for the Monday Lunch Club at Ethel Wood Centre in Pevensey Bay is to begin in the New Year Talking to Bay Life (28 November), Chris Wood, one of the key figures with the delivery of the lunch club service to senior citizens, said, “we know that we must do something […]