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

LATEST ON JOBSBOARD Bay Hotel and Bar, waiter / waitress to join our growing team


Libraries Unlimited East Sussex connecting town and country libraries across the county..… Fascinating social experiment in providing library services in Devon that brings together a trust, the community and Devon County County Council. The trust, launched in April 2016, has the hallmark of being a county library service fit for the 21st century. Are we […]


CHANGES to local neighbourhood policing across Sussex were called into question at the latest Sussex Police and Crime Panel meeting.—East Sussex County Council, Issued on behalf of the Sussex Police and Crime Panel, 27 September 2016 Sussex Police began its transformation of local policing this summer with a reduction to the number of PCSOs and […]


To the editor Woke up the other morning to a huge monstrosity from my kitchen window no one said it would be so obvious I think we need some compensation please. Maureen The Cottage Dittons Road Polegate


Great attendance at the 1st @Digitaleagles @ROAC_Pevensey come and join in!—Wealden ETC, 27 September 2016


SMOKERS in East Sussex are being urged to take the Stoptober challenge – and kick the habit for good.—East Sussex County Council, 26 October 2016 East Sussex County Council is backing the national Stoptober campaign, which encourages smokers to quit for 28 days during October. The initiative is based on research which shows people who […]


A number of volunteers including Sussex Police’s Chief Constable Giles York QPM, and Chief Superintendent Nev Kemp, divisional commander for Brighton and Hove helped to install the Snowdogs by the Sea trail in Brighton on Thursday 22 September. The giant sculptures were delivered to locations across the city by another Snowdog sponsor, Sussex Transport, who […]


On October 1, as part of the celebrations for its most famous resident reaching 90 and in conjunction with Sussex Walking Festival, Wealden District Council and the Conservators of Ashdown Forest have organised an afternoon long celebration which includes a talk and book signing of ‘The Natural World of Winnie-the-Pooh’ by New York Times bestselling […]


Today we have been visiting education projects which are run by Save the Children, and funded by Pearson, in Amman. Whilst many Syrian refugees are living in Jordanian refugee camps, 80% of the 655,000 officially registered Syrian refugees are living in Jordanian communities and the bulk of these are in Amman.—Huw Merriman MP for Bexhill […]


Bay Life is to launch an ecommerce based web platform in late November, ready for the local Christmas market in Pevensey and the Bay. The platform will promote local products in the arts, history and craft industries that are beginning to emerge in the locality.—Bay Life, 23 September 2016 The ecommerce platform will feature local […]


Two grant applications sent off yesterday for Eastbourne Volunteers. I should get the logo by the weekend. One more application to do today. Then there’s Pevensey Volunteers and a bid for a grant to create welcome packs for new residents of the Parish. The plan is to give them a folder of community information to […]


Today we visited Za’atari Refugee Camp which, with almost 80,000 Syrian refugees, is the second largest refugee in the world. The camp is just 15 km from the Syrian border.—Huw Merriman, MP for Bexhill and Battle, Wednesday 21 September 2016 Life in the camp is made bearable thanks to the volunteers and the global Syrian […]


IMAGE CREDIT: Huw Merriman, MP for Bexhill and Battle. Today I am flying to Jordan with Victoria Prentis MP and Save the Children. We will be spending the week with refugees and visiting the Za’atari Refugee Camp. Throughout my trip, I will post updates to highlight what I have experienced.—Huw Merriman MP. 20 September 2016 […]


From September 27, Barclays Digital Eagles are swooping into The Royal Oak and Castle pub in Pevensey to offer Wealden residents a FREE seven week course in the benefits of using the internet as well as a chance to learn some basic online skills.—Wealden Council, 20 September 2016 “After the tremendous success of the previous […]


The Pevensey Whale, after three years in storage, makes its royal progress to the new annexe in the University Museum of Zoology in Cambridge today—Bay Life, 20 September 2016 The display, in a new architectural annexe, is set to become one of wonders of the modern museum world in this country. As the story develops, […]


Hi Bay Life, I think readers who have not yet seen this link might enjoy some of these hilarious holiday postcards. For info. I have spotted postcards from Eastbourne, but not yet Pevensey Bay (for instance, August 6th, 8th, 11th, 15th, 22nd; on Sept. 5th there are 2 from Eastbourne, also with a funny comment […]