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THIS WEEK Plan to establish Friends Group for Pevensey playgrounds

COMMUNITY PEVENSEY BAY HOLIDAY PARK: Wealden Council refuses permission for use of land

BUSINESS Renovation of Bay Hotel in Pevensey Bay:


Eastbourne & Pevensey Bay Group of Guide Dogs selected Langney Shopping Centre for their first fundraising event and thanks to the generosity of shoppers, an amazing £367 was raised. —Guide Dogs for the Blind, 18 October 2015 The Eastbourne & Pevensey Bay Group is led by Mrs Marion Williams, with John Beney (Treasurer), Maureen Hoggarth […]


Dear Sir It was interesting to read the article about the Beach Tavern and the letter by Diana Terry. Personally, my main interest is that this may be an opportunity to get a new library site for Pevensey Bay that is accessible for all. I have recently visited the new Seaford library, which benefited from […]


Dear Sir It was interesting to read your article about The Beach Tavern. The last time the property came on the market, a friend and I discussed exactly your suggestion..a real community focal point, open to all, with an old fashioned tea shop which became a French style bistro and wine bar in the evening. […]


Yet another landlord leaves the Beach Tavern in unknown circumstances. Why does it not work? A lot of work by all the landlords and then they leave. It is not the best of adverts for the Bay to have a key location locked up, but perhaps having put their hearts and soul into the enterprise […]


St. Nicolas Church Pevensey has been told by the Heritage Lottery Fund today (24 September) that it will go through to ‘second round funding’ for the total required to see that the fabric of the historic church can be repaired. The church fund raising venture has a target of £212,000 to see that the fabric […]


East Sussex County Council has won credit today (September 18) with regard to community liaison over the continuing issue of the closure of Pevensey Bay Library. The library, which has been closed since early January has become a talking point in the Bay with a number of residents becoming increasingly angry that nine months have […]

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Image credit: guidedogs.org.uk The Bay Life Interview: This week (September 9) we talked to Diane Breed about the new Guide Dog Training Scheme in Pevensey Bay. Earlier in the week we were contacted with a request for a mention of the scheme with a message to the editor inbox. We started by asking for a […]


Calls for MP Huw Merriman to become involved in questions over library services in Pevensey Bay through his parliamentary offices increased this week as news rippled round the Bay about the ‘temporary facilities’ that have been offered by East Sussex County Council. The issue has dragged on since January this year when Pevensey Bay Library […]


Hi I am a puppy walker for Guide Dogs living in Pevensey Bay, we are looking for volunteers to help with a new local fundraising group would it be possible for you to mention this in Pevensey Bay Life? Kind regards Diane Breed editor comment: Further details about this initiative will be available shortly, together […]


From donating to a charity to volunteering – here is a guide to some of the practical ways that individuals can contribute


article courtesy, Civic Brighton and Hove platform In the first of a series of anniversary articles celebrating the work of associations, societies and agencies based citywide in Brighton, we invited Sarah Ticho, a project administrator at Lighthouse, to write about an aspect of her work. Here she tells us about a visit to Pevensey Bay […]


The family of Graham Mallinson, who died at the Shoreham air crash while watching the airshow from the A27, has issued the following tribute Mr Mallinson, was a 72-year-old retired engineer from Newick in East Sussex was a passionate steam railway enthusiast and brilliant photographer. “He was the kindest and most generous man, who regularly […]


Towner Gallery, Eastbourne Preview: Friday 9 October 6.30-8.30pm Exhibition: 10 October – 3 January 2016 Towner is delighted to present the UK Premiere of British photographer and artist Julian Germain’s exhibition, The Future is Ours. Germain became interested in education as a theme when his own children started school. He realised that despite being an […]


PEOPLE in East Sussex are being encouraged to get active and enjoy the countryside with the launch of a new online resource The Walking In East Sussex website brings together information about walks for people of levels of experience and fitness in one place. It includes health walks for people of limited ability, guided walks […]


Peter Barron music: the web platform News that will be of interest to budding musicians in the Bay seeking contracts with their music that will give them access to a wider audience. Local musician, Peter Barron, who lives in Coast Road in Pevensey Bay, by day works as a furniture restorer, but in his spare […]