. .

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


When Peter met Ethel—Embedded in The Bay, snippets from the untold story of Peter Sellers and the Goons and the summers spent in Beachlands An interesting discussion with the family of Ethel Wood (March 11) has led to a small series of features about the life and times of their Mum, who was a seminal […]


First the Saxons, then the Romans, then 1066 and all that, then St. Nicolas Church and the Diocese Of Chichester, the Elizabethans and the Cinque Ports, the smugglers, then the coming of the railway and the traditional bucket and spade seaside charm of near neighbour Pevensey Bay. It is the kind of history that Disney […]


The launch of the much awaited return of the Priory Court Hotel in Pevensey is about to take place (March 1). We will be watching with interest and following the progress of the hotel and tea rooms, on whose shoulders now rests, some people argue, the future of the local economy in one key aspect […]


ARTICLE UPDATE: We are waiting for the resident in the Bay to contact us back with a day/time when he is available for us to interview him about the information provided in this article. Hopefully we will be able to run the interview mentioned soon. – – – A Bay Life reader has come forward […]


IN A hard hitting campaign, spearheaded by Bay Life publisher Dianne Dear and her councillor colleagues, English Heritage has been wrong footed into facing local public wrath about its failure to support services linked to Pevensey Castle. The tearooms adjoining the castle have been left to rot by English Heritage, the owners, which means anyone […]

Forgotten Futures: Oyster Bungalows: Pevensey Bay

Sam Nightingale is a recognised authority on the history of modernist architecture in seaside towns, here he gives his account of the unrealised ‘utopian dream’ of some architects working between the Wars with new ideas about homes, hotels and public buildings. Sam is available for photographic commissions and can be contacted here. Forgotten Futures: modernist […]