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THIS WEEK First taster event for Pevensey Food and Drink Festival

COMMUNITY WISH YOU WERE HERE: A bike shop, arts shop and now a florist

LETTERS Mint House: Village has a vibrant art scene, but few opportunities to display work


Image credit: St Agnes’ Home, Pevensey Bay: Date: 1962 : The front of the Home. This photograph was taken by the Society’s Estates Department. Rights: © The Children’s Society Talking to Bay Life (13 October), a researcher looking into the history of St. Agnes Home, here in Pevensey Bay said, “‘I am currently doing some […]


Westham Village Hall Westham WI Autumn Fayre 10:00am—12noon Cakes, raffle, plants and preserves, tombola, nearly new clothes, bric-a-brac, admission £1:00, proceeds towrads a new community bench for Westham Autumn Fayre poster, should be grateful if you give us any online publicity please. The Fayre is a week on Saturday the 26th October. —Westham Evening WI, […]


The commitment and effort of more than 50 apprentices was celebrated at an East Sussex graduation ceremony – the first of its kind in the county The event, organised by the Sussex Council of Training Providers, marked the importance of apprenticeships to the local economy and the contributions of apprentices, local businesses and educators. Certificates […]


image credit: Divest East Sussex Divest East Sussex is an umbrella group of organisations campaigning to divest the East Sussex Pension Fund from fossil fuels (oil, coal and gas). Its current members are: Fossil Free Hastings, Climate Forest Row and Keep It In the Ground Lewes. Supporters include Divest Sussex and the Brighton Climate Action […]


  First published: Pevensey Bay Journal, edition 29, available in local newsagents illustration credit: St. Nicolas church, Pevensey Cobbybrook. Children can be cruel little things, mocking and sniggering, which makes playgrounds often nightmarish places. I’ve no idea what the equivalent might be now, but back in the last century parents would often tell their children, […]


ROYAL OAK AND CASTLE:  EVENTS HOMEPAGE EVENTS PROGRAMME 2019: Royal Oak and Castle Inn, Pevensey 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 a very large garden. The Royal Oak […]


image credit, Pevensey Parish Council Update on Litter Pick 5th October 2019 Outside of Beach Tavern cleared On behalf of the Parish Council we would like to thank the 7 volunteers who attended the litter pick on Saturday. It proved to be successful with 10 incidents of dog fouling found and collected. The Parish Council […]


image credits: Vines Flowers We had such a lovely time at our first floristry class at #Chalkfarm. We all made gorgeous autumnal table decorations which were then put in the hotel ready for their coffee morning . I just want to say a huge thank you to our first students for really making the class […]


A fourth play event for local children has been organised by Pevensey Parish Council Organisers told us this morning (13 October) “This is the 4th play event for local children as we had 3 successful ones in the Summer Holidays in Wallsend Sports ground” The event come courtesy  of Pevensey Parish Council. Working with local, […]


Poet and writer Philipa Jane Coughlan is to be invited to participate in the Pevensey Food and Drink Festival 2020 She wrote to Bay Life (18 September) with a suggestion for the Pevensey Food and Drink Festival 2020 organisers. The festival aims to link 17 local food establishments in a celebration of this foodie heaven […]


The scheme is open to anyone who will be aged 18 on or before 29 March 2020 with no upper age limit Three years of expert training and a lifetime of engineering possibilities Applications are now open, and the scheme starts in March 2020 Network Rail are recruiting for the next batch of future rail […]


MODERN MURDER MYSTERY TACKLES COERCIVE CONTROL AND OBSESSION THE GIRL ON THE TRAIN Devonshire Park Theatre, Eastbourne Monday 4 to Saturday 9 November Based on the internationally acclaimed number one best-selling novel by Paula Hawkins, and the Dreamworks film of the same name, gripping thriller The Girl on the Train now comes to Eastbourne’s Devonshire […]


Saturday, 2 November 2019 from 19:30-23:30 Prepare to be chilled to the bone (we’re refusing to put the heating on) for our all-scaring, all-howling, Halloween Spooktacular celebration, here at The Castle Greyskull Inn! Featuring: ‘Dress to Distress’ – prizes for the best, most gruesome, fancy dress! ‘Dr. E-Phil’s (geddit?) Scare-atorium’ – do you dare to […]


Castle Inn, Pevensey Bay EVENTS HOMEPAGE EVENTS PROGRAMME 2019: Castle Inn


Local MP, Huw Merriman, joined a whole school assembly at Stone Cross School in Pevensey to celebrate the school’s achievement of the prestigious NAACE ICT Mark. During the assembly, Huw presented the award to the school’s ICT leader, Ms Karen Farley, who had taken the lead role in achieving the Naace ICT Mark for Stone […]