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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


. Sharnfold Farm Hailsham Road, Stone Cross BN24 5BU 01323 768490 www.sharnfoldfarm.co.uk The fabulous Sharnfold Farm at Stone Cross is to work with Bay Life and the Pevensey Bay Journal to promote their wares in the locality The local Pick you Own Farm, with a farm shop, butchers and coffee shop with special seasonal offerings, […]


Parasite, Bong Joon-ho, 2019 Towner Cinema, Towner Art Gallery Devonshire Park College Road Eastbourne BN21 4JJ This month’s cinematic delights include an exciting array of new releases, an International Women’s Day screening celebrating Nobel Prize winning author Toni Morrison, and a visit from director Simon Sheridan for a Q&A following his documentary Everything: The Real Thing […]


re: WISH YOU WERE HERE: Animal Farm, the planning officer report and the local authority that must be held to account. Decision Day for the Beach Tavern site article here Dear Sir/Madam, With what looks like the development on the old Beach Tavern Site gaining planning approval for the plans which are proposed, is anyone […]


image credit: Jan Barron Decision Day has come for the Beach Tavern site. A Wealden planning officer report has recommended approval for the major development here in the heart of Pevensey Bay. Approval for the scheme would see a radical change to the profile of the Bay at a focal point for both residents and […]


Castle Inn, Pevensey Bay EVENTS HOMEPAGE EVENTS PROGRAMME 2020: Castle Inn


#CelebrateNationalLottery25 is a £2million fund open to all and grants of up to £1,000 were awarded for ideas that help bring communities together. Two local projects have been lucky enough to win awards of just under £1,000 each. Friends of Pevensey Playgrounds is an organisation led by community members and is designed to give voice and […]


image credit: Westham Pond Working Group: Celebration, revitalisation of historic horse pond 15 October 2019 In a public statement offered to The Pevensey Bay Journal (18 February), new chairman of Westham Parish Council, Mike Haffner, tells the story of parish clerk Alison Stevens, who locked the office and left the key. He looks at the […]


Experienced bar staff We are looking for experienced bar staff. For more information please contact us below. Smugglers High St, Pevensey BN24 5LF 01323 762112 www.smugglerspevensey.co.uk


image credit: St. Nicolas church Pevensey St Nicolas parish church Pevensey, which has won widespread praise with a major restoration programme and now enjoys the services of vicar, Tony Windross, is reaching out to the community today (18 February) in the next stage of their planning with a search for regular singers In their communication […]


image credit: Governor Edward Individuals and businesses are being invited to discover the career-boosting benefits of being a school governor at an event next month. With vacancies for school governors in maintained schools across the county, East Sussex County Council launched ‘I’m a Governor’ – a major recruitment campaign, to address the shortfall. In the […]


image credit: Westham Pond Working Group: Celebration, revitalisation of historic horse pond, 15 October 2019 Westham Parish Council: Full meeting and statement from chair, Mike Haffner this evening In a communication with Bay Life today (17 February), chairman of Westham Parish council, Mike Haffne, said “you are cordially invited to the full Westham Parish Council […]


image credit: In Perspective A new art supplies shop and art gallery opens on Monday March 23 in the Langney Shopping centre Talking to Bay Life today (Monday 17 February), owners said they were delighted to be opening the enterprise and that Bay Life was ‘invited to the opening day”. The successful enterprise, “In Perspective’ […]


The tail end of Storm Dennnis is taking time to leave Pevensey Bay Today, Monday morning, Februry 17 (09:00) residents have woken to wind and rain as they wait to see what Storm Dennis will do. The BBC weather forecast for the South East is suggesting “today will have sunny intervals and squally showers with […]


image credit: Steve Malone Bay/PA UPDATE: Bookings now available Contact 01323 460523 or stwilfridschurchhall@gmail.com The builders have done a good job and kept to time: First stage at St. Wilfrid’s Hall, part of major programme of work is now complete, writes committee member, Shirley MacKinnon “The refurbishment to the toilets at St Wilfrid’s Church Hall […]


Plans for VE Day 75 are well underway in the locality, with up to 14 venues planning to put on events. The Camp Show planned for the Smugglers looks set to be one of the most finely tuned events with local connections and comedy that will recall Peter Sellers, his work with ENSA and the […]