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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


Incessant wind and rain, the pounding power of Storm Dennis gripped Pevensey Bay through Saturday night and into Sunday morning The rain came mid afternoon on Saturday and the combination with the power of the wind, Pevensey Bay has beem gripped by the full force of Storm Dennis. Wind speeds, Sunday morning (February 16) (09:00) […]


Residents have woken in Pevensey Bay to another weekend of storm, wind and possible rain. Wind speeds are currently (09:00) 15mph, with gusts up to 28mph. In Brighton and beaches across Sussex people have been warned to stay away from seafronts. Storm Dennis is set to bring 70mph winds to Sussex. Gales are expected to […]


image credit: Lylian Nunoo A teenage from East Sussex has landed a prestigious award for the powerful speech on knife crime she delivered in the House of Commons Lylian Nunoo, from Eastbourne, was awarded the Paul Boskett Award by the British Youth Council for her emotive contribution to a UK Youth Parliament debate on knife […]


image credit: Rosanna Miles as Marion, Graham O’Mara as Ronald Devonshire Park Theatre, Eastbourne Tuesday 25 – Saturday 29 February Celebrating their 20th anniversary, producers London Classic Theatre return to Eastbourne’s Devonshire Park Theatre from Tuesday 25 until Saturday 29 February with Alan Ayckbourn classic, Absurd Person Singular. Michael Cabot directs John Dorney (Geoffrey Jackson), […]


image credit: Royal Oak and Castle Inn, Pevensey The Royal Oak and Castle in Pevensey has added a book club to an inspiring array of community events taking place at the public house Hayley Fitton who took over the tenancy of the public house last November, has quickly earned a reputation for herself and her […]


Beautiful—The Carole King Musical Congress Theatre, Eastbourne Theatre performance, Tuesday 11 February —Saturday 15 February 2020 Reviewer: Michael Racher, for the Pevensey Bay Journal Scheduled for 7:30pm it took another ten minutes before the first notes sounded and I wondered whether the number might be altered to ‘It’s too late’ but things began with Carole […]


Image credit: Cycling to the forecourt: Steve Malone Bay/PA, Cycletech Pevensey Bay, Cycletech Pevensey Bay, the new bike and sales and repairs shop that moved into the historic Anderida House last November, is reporting success with their new location A grinning owner, Guy Soper, told Bay Life that they had just had a very successful […]


image credit: Bespoke Eastbourne Nearly six hundred people have signed an on-line petition organised by local cycle groups to demand the reinstatement of £5 million in funding which was taken from the 2018/2019 Walking and Cycling (SE Local Enterprise Partnership) capital funding to cover an overspend on road building in the county The petition with […]


image credit: Gritter visits, East Sussex County Council Youngsters were given the chance to climb on board a gritter when a driver from East Sussex Highways made a pit stop at their school. With gritting runs complete, Ready Salted took a detour to visit two schools and a pre-school, with driver Shane Snelling telling pupils […]


GOV.UK. Coastal areas of Pevensey seafront Flooding is possible – be prepared Monday morning’s tide at 11:45 on 10/02/2020 is higher than normal due to Storm Ciara which brings strong Force 7 winds and large waves. The weather increases tide table values by 0.64 m. The total forecast tide is 7.98 metres Chart Datum (4.33 […]


POETRY PLEASE FOR PEVENSEY: Published poet, Philipa Couglan to add a competition to the array of events to celebrate VE DAY 75 in locality. The poetry competition, which will be showcased with winners receiving their awards at an event hosted by the Bay Hotel in Pevensey Bay. looks sets to add an original element to proceedings […]


THUNBERGS TO DESCEND ON COUNTY HALL TO DEMAND END TO FOSSIL FUEL INVESTMENTS Nonviolent direct action campaign launched as County Council refuses to stop funding climate change Tuesday 11 February, County Hall, Lewes: Scores of campaigners from across the County will be holding a masked ‘Thunberg-in’ and Valentine’s-themed sing-a-thon outside County Hall tomorrow (Tuesday 11 […]


image credit: Dianne Dear BAY/PA Residents in Pevensey Bay have woken this morning (Monday 10 February) to the damage caused by Storm Ciara The sun is out but the tail end of Storm Ciara is still in evidence. There are still strong winds here.  The wind speed currently (09:00 Monday morning) is 15mph, but gsuts […]


image credit: local Pevensey Bay resident, Chris French “battened down’ As widely predicted Storm Ciara has hit the South East with all the force that weather forecasters foretold. Rail operators cancelled services as the Met Office issued yellow and amber weather warnings. Dozens of rail companies said they would operate a reduced service today (Sunday) […]


Priory Court Hotel & Restaurant Castle Road,  Pevensey, BN24 5LG 01323 763150 www.thepriorycourthotel.com The Priory Court Hotel and Restaurant in Pevensey is to make an inspired menu available to residents and visitors as part of the VE Day 75 Celebrations that are to take place in the locality between 8—10 May. The VE Day 75 […]