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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


A part time housekeeping position has become available Great rates of pay. Fantastic part time hours which are one week on one week off from Friday to Thursday 10am to 2pm each day. If you are interested please contact Vicky or just pop in to the hotel between 12noon and 3pm on Monday 14th October. […]


Motorists in East Sussex are being urged to be ‘deer aware’ to avoid colliding with the creatures on rural roads. Every year there are an estimated 74,000 deer-related traffic collisions in the UK, with the risk of encountering the animals on the road increasing during the mating season in October and November. East Sussex County […]


Sussex Wildlife Trust has received a grant of over half a million pounds from The National Lottery Heritage Fund for its Discover Rye Harbour project which will transform the way visitors engage with the natural and cultural heritage of Rye Harbour Nature Reserve. Made possible by National Lottery players, the grant of £588,100 over 39 […]


ROYAL OAK AND CASTLE, PEVENSEY NEW EVENTBOARD Year promotion online and in print Royal Oak and Castle in Pevensey launches, ‘WALLPAPER” their dedicated eventboard on Bay Life The eventboard will detail latest news from the new owners, on a weekly basis, together with their first events and information about their opening offers with food and […]


© all credit rights reserved, Steve Malone Photojournalist joins the journal The work of Steve Malone is utilised by a number of local news outlets. He is joining the Pevensey Bay Journal to work on a number of one-off projects and some local news stories. Steve will also be working on the Christmas edition with […]


Local MP, Huw Merriman, and the town’s Mayor Cllr Kathy Harmer opened the new base for the local conservation charity “Bexhill Heritage” in Devonshire Road last Friday. Bexhill Heritage have established a new hub in Devonshire Road to provide more information about the conservation charity’s projects and events. Bexhill Heritage Chairman Raymond Konyn said “We’re […]


Carers across East Sussex can find all the support, advice and information they need in one place thanks to a new agreement Care for the Carers has been chosen to continue providing a Carers Centre after East Sussex County Council and the local NHS recommissioned services. The charity will develop a new single access point […]


Leaves on the line is no joke but we’re on the case in Sussex where jet-washing trains will travel the equivalent of 3 times around the Earth cleaning the railway The effects of weather are a challenge for Britain’s railway, and weather conditions can severely impact the day-to-day running of train services. Millions of trees […]


Changes to the way support is offered to the most vulnerable families and young people in the county have been approved. Cllr Sylvia Tidy, East Sussex County Council’s lead member for children and families approved the revised Early Help Strategy following a public consultation on plans to focus limited resources on services rather than buildings. […]


Make a Will this October and make a difference Since we opened in 2003, over 930 children and young people have been referred and accepted by us. On average, each child uses our services for five years. 1 in 4 of these children’s care was paid for thanks to gifts in Wills. This October local […]


Councillors in East Sussex are being asked to declare a ‘climate emergency’ and back a pledge to achieve carbon neutral status by 2050 at the latest. East Sussex County Council members are recommended to back a cross-party motion committing it to formulating an action plan to meet the target by reducing emissions from the council’s […]


image credit, Radkapix: The Masterful Nicholas Collett as Shakespeare, ‘An Audience with the Bard’, Royal Oak and Castle Inn Pevensey, Friday 3 March 2017 The lights are back on. Approaching the Royal Oak and Castle in Pevensey (Monday, midday 7 October 2019), thoughts went back to a seminal moment in the recent history of the […]


image credit: Jason Rolf: Mint House, outline ground floor plan: East Sussex historic buildings record (research and dissemination) Jason Rolf, the owner of the Mint House site in Pevensey, has employed the services of Deborah Gardner as a historic building consultant to develop a business plan for the nineteenth century outbuildings at the back of […]

beach tavern, image credit, jan barronn

image credit: Jan Barron The convincing arrival of an authoritative sounding woman at the 1066 store in Pevensey Bay yesterday (Saturday 5 October), announcing to the line of people queued up at the post office that ‘work had begun on the Beach Tavern site to turn into flats’ was met with dismay. The postmaster at […]


image credit: Pevensey and Westham Girls FC Local resident, 89 year old, Pauline Montgomery, is to guest edit the Christmas Pevensey Bay Journal, for second year running. Pauline, who has lived in the Bay for 12 years, last year guest edited the Journal by writing the leaderboard and choosing the cover which featured “Touching Christmas […]