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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


image credit- Rosanna Miles as Marion, Graham O’Mara as Ronald Absurd Person Singular By Alan Ayckbourn Tuesday 25 February 2020 to Saturday 29 February 2020 Devonshire Park Theatre, Eastbourne Three married couples spend consecutive Christmas Eves at their successive homes. The Hopcraft’s (Sidney, a builder and Jane) are our hosts for the first Act. The […]


At a meeting held by the Planning South Committee on Thursday 27 February at Wealden Council, history was made that will herald a new era for Pevensey Bay The decision over the Beach Tavern site has been made. The committee of 12 elected councillors discussed the matter for less than ten minutes and approved the […]


I Object Planning application WD/2018/1320/F Beach Tavern Here we go again; it is becoming tedious that this long running planning application is before the planning committee again in its third overdeveloped manifestation. There is a general rule that if you repeat actions again and again you get the same result. The message of the council […]


Proposal: DEMOLITION OF THE BEACH TAVERN AND CONSTRUCTION OF 8 NO. APARTMENTS AND ASSOCIATED CAR PARKING, BICYCLE STORAGE AND REFUSE STORAGE planning application WD/2018/1320 Pevensey Parish Council has lodged further objections to the Beach Tavern site development Decision Day has come for the Beach Tavern site. A Wealden planning officer report has recommended approval for […]


  We would like to invite you to this year’s Waterweek starting on the 22nd March, we very much look forward to seeing you. —Charlotte and Clare 22 -28 March 2020 Waterweek is a week long free festival in East Sussex for everyone to enjoy and learn more about water. Different artists and water knowledgeable […]


Bay Hotel and Bar, Pevensey Bay  EVENTS HOMEPAGE EVENTS PROGRAMME 2020: The restored and re-branded Bay Hotel and Bar Established in 1889, The Bay Hotel has recently been beautifully restored so that it maintains its classic charm, with the style and comfort of a modern hotel and restaurant. Located just a stone’s throw from Pevensey’s […]


Gatwick Airport station – artist’s impression of the £150m essential upgrade Coastal services double in length – much-needed relief from congestion First-ever all-week Cooksbridge service Additional weekend services for Brighton and other stations Longer Gatwick Express trains to compensate for frequency change The £150m essential upgrade of Gatwick Airport station by Network Rail to relieve […]


image credit: ITV: The cast of Flesh and Blood. Imelda Staunton as Mary, Claudie Blakley as Helen, Lydia Leonard as Natalie, Francesca Annis as Vivien, Ayden Beale as Aaron, Russell Tovey as Jake, Mia Lloyd as Maddie and Grace Hogg-Robinson as Lily. Cluedo for the #MeToo Generation:  The first episode of Flesh and Blood last […]


We’re hiring! The Bay Hotel and Bar is looking for a waiter / waitress to join our growing team. If you have experience in hospitality and would like to be part of an exciting new hotel, restaurant and bar by the beach, please email a CV and covering letter to: mauro@thebayhotelpevensey.co.uk. Bay Hotel and Bar […]


image credit: Langney Shopping centre Free Gardening for Wildlife Event at Langney Shopping Centre A free event to help people create wildlife-friendly gardens has been organised by Eastbourne Borough Council. The “Gardening for Wildlife” drop-in session will be held at Langney Shopping Centre in Kingfisher Drive, Eastbourne, from 10.30am to 1.30pm on Tuesday, March 10. […]


WEALDEN COUNCIL: From Saturday 7 March to the end of April, we’re encouraging residents and visitors to the district to support Wealden businesses and buy local. With a number of regular farmers’ markets to choose from, there is plenty of fresh, seasonal and locally sourced produce to enjoy. “We’re delighted to be working together with […]

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Pevensey Parish Council – Litter Pick – Saturday 28 March 2020 from 9.30am to 11.30am Pevensey Parish Councillors will be out litter picking in the area on Saturday 28th March 2020 from 9.30am until 11.30pm. Volunteers will be most welcome – litter pickers, gloves and rubbish sacks will be provided. Please help them to keep […]


The new ITV drama Flesh and Blood, filmed in Normans Bay, last summer, broadcasts from tonight, Monday 24 February Local people wait with anticipation to see if the drama will become the new Broadchurch or whether the drama, broadcast over four consecutive nights, will be quickly forgotten. The stellar cast suggests that we may be about […]


ROYAL OAK AND CASTLE:  EVENTS HOMEPAGE EVENTS PROGRAMME 2020: Royal Oak and Castle, 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 have […]


Gusts up to 50mph this morning (23 February) in Pevensey Bay as residents have woken to yet another stay indoors Sunday. The dogs will not get walked again today. Questions about if we will return to some ‘normal’ weather’ at some point as we move towards early Spring have been replaced by recordings of the […]