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THIS WEEK Summer makeover: Surface dressing programme to ‘pothole-proof’ county roads

COMMUNITY UPDATE: Pevensey Mini History Festival

JOBSBOARD LATEST ON JOBSBOARD: Sussex Police: Police Community Support Officers (PCSOs)


New addition to our vegan selection- Iced Cherry Genoa Cake. “The best vegan cake I have ever tasted” – one of our regular vegan customers yesterday —Priory Court Hotel and Restaurant, 16 August 2019 our story Steeped in history, the 17th Century Priory Court Hotel is nestled by the stunning and ancient Pevensey Castle in […]


Image credit: Ian Schneider/Unsplash Stone Cross, Pevensey Bay and Westham surgery today (15 August) told Bay Life that the practice is to consider setting up a survey of local patient interests and needs seen from the perspective of the community. Dr. Tim Tran told Bay Life, “this is something that we have been thinking about […]


I have an interest in Maths exams, especially as my son is at Cambridge University doing his PhD in Mathematics. He got 6 A* s at A level, and the highest Maths score in the country. Then he went to Cambridge, getting his Bachelors and Masters degrees. He went to local state schools – King […]


In a recent survey of Wealden’s Housing Options service, 94% of customers reported receiving “excellent” or “good” service from Council staff. The survey analysed different aspects of staff performance, including clarity of understanding of the housing problem, clarity of the advice given and clarity of any written correspondence. Of the respondents, 89% said staff understanding […]


Network Rail has become a national partner in a UK-wide competition to find the engineers of the future, with the 2019 edition launched at Gatwick Airport this morning (14 August). The competition – “If you were an engineer, what would you do?” – is a free, annual event that asks pupils from primary and secondary […]


© Copyright Julian P Guffogg and licensed for reuse under this Creative Commons Licence. Bexhill and Battle MP, Huw Merriman, has put his support behind a local fund-raising campaign to preserve the John “Mad Jack” Fuller Mausoleum in Brightling which is in urgent need of repair. Huw visited the unusual pyramid mausoleum in Brightling parish […]


ROADS across East Sussex will receive a summer makeover to extend their life and help stop potholes forming. Over two weeks, surface dressing will be carried out on 29 miles of county roads – the equivalent of the distance from Lewes to Hastings. The process, in which roads are coated with a thin layer of […]


Given that it takes almost 2 hours to get to London from Bexhill, these increases are not justified Bexhill and Battle MP, Huw Merriman, has criticised the decision to increase rail fares by 2.8% from January 2020. The increased fare is calculated using the July Retail Prices Index (RPI) measure of inflation. The MP has […]


Summer’s not over ’til the seagulls say so. We’re reaching the half way point of the summer holidays and there’s still time for the weather to play ball Not that we’ve had much to complain about down on the sunny Sussex coast but it has been a bit blustery at times. With this in mind, […]


image credit: Jane Jenkinson Castle Inn, Pevensey Bay Sunday 18 August- 3:30pm Jane Jenkinson “Infectious sing-along from this bubbly and vivacious vocalist” —Castle Inn, July 2019 “One of the best singers working locally. As part of Two Hep Cats she has an original take on early fifties music, like the work of Etta James, that is as […]


image credit: Pevensey Community Support Lovely lunch at Arlington Tearooms today. Beautiful sunshine, delicious. —Pevensey Community Support, 13 August 2019 About us How We’re Helping Pevensey Community Support (PCS) is a local charity looking to provide social opportunities to the residents of Pevensey Bay and Pevensey. We already run the very popular Tuesday Lunch Club […]


Picture caption: Kenneth Hinton pictured outside Lewes Crown Court A motorist who masqueraded as his dead father so he and his wife could fraudulently use his disabled blue badge has been handed a community penalty. Kenneth Hinton sent a string of letters and emails claiming his late father was still alive and even resorted to […]


The Haven Players would love to see you at our forthcoming Murder Mystery Dining events. Can you solve the case? Give those little grey cells a workout; if you pick up more clues than your fellow sleuths you could even win a prize! There are two cases to choose from The Allotment Plot – With […]


Noël Coward’s ME AND THE GIRLS Devonshire Park Theatre Tuesday 17 – Saturday 21 September The Devonshire Park Theatre hosts the stage premiere of Sir Noël Coward’s hilarious and evocative musical comedy of the last days of vaudeville, Me and The Girls from 17 – 21 September. James Gaddas best-known as Governor Neil Grayling in […]


Jack Phillips A man who sadly died after being struck by a heavy object which had fallen from a crane at South Cliff Tower, Bolsover Road, Eastbourne, on Thursday morning (8 August) has been named as Jack Phillips, 24, from Romford, Essex. His family, who have paid tribute to him, said: “Our beloved son Jack […]