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THIS WEEK Local MP, Huw Merriman, why would I cross the floor?

COMMUNITY The end of the story for the Beach Tavern site? (or at least this chapter)

LETTERS Paul Minter, You can only wonder how many Conservative MPs are in secret talks


Image credit: Westham Village Hall Count down has begun to show day. Good luck to all you super clever crafters, bakers, gardeners, photographers and all that are taking part. Have a lovely day . —Westham Community News, 16 July 2019 Westham Village Show Saturday 10 August 2019 2:00pm—4:00pm Come and enjoy a great afternoon, look […]


LOOK WHO I MET TODAY Oh how fabulous look who I met today.. Just love to see the wildlife enjoying the pond. —Westham Community News, 26 June 2019 .


WEB: WI EAST SUSSEX FEDERATION: Westham Evening WI FACEBOOK: All Westham WI posts here facebook.com/westhameveningwi  EVENTS 2019 . 18 April WI Garden Club On a beautifully warm and sunny April day it was a real pleasure to be able to visit Leonardslee after 9 years of closure to the public. Renowned for being one of […]


image credit: East Sussex Association of Blind and Partially Sighted People (ESAB) www.eastsussexblind.org Friends of ESAB Race Night Horse racing comes to Westham on Saturday 11 May when The Friends of East Sussex Association of Blind and Partially Sighted People (ESAB) hold a fund-raising evening in the Village Hall. The Race Night will give people […]


image credit Guy Soper This is appalling please keep eyes and ears open everyone. Is there a neighbourhood watch in the village or does one need to start —Westham Community News, 17 February 2019 Hi. I’m the owner of the bike shop on Pevensey & Westham level crossing. The shop was broken into on Sunday […]


Westham WI is to join the Journal eventboards for a year, beginning on Monday 21 January. The eventboards, which appear monthly in print in the Pevensey Bay Journal as a four page insert and also online, in the new journal eventboards,  a feature which updates automatically on a daily basis, gives public houses, community centres […]


Partnership between the Woodland Trust, Sainsbury’s and ITV sees trees planted in Butcher’s Field Westham, as part of ambitious legacy project Bexhill and Battle MP, Huw Merriman, joined Westham Parish Councillors to plant trees in the village as part of the Queen’s Commonwealth Canopy, a network of forest conservation initiatives to mark Her Majesty’s lifetime […]

westham village pond 2018

image credit: Dianne Dear Work on Westham village pond starts on Monday 5 November at 7.30am The useful new community page for Westham is reporting this evening (Tuesday 30 October), “Work on the pond is starting on Monday at 7.30 am by County Clean the road round Mortain and Montfort will not be available for […]


IMAGE CREDIT: Vines Flowers, WeStham . Vines Flowers 9:00am: Thursday 11 October 2018 “Morning everyone just been speaking to Steve from Radio Sussex with my neighbour Christine and yet again they appear to be deliberately ignoring the advice of the Environment Agency who in an email state that the pond needs dredging. —Vines Flowers, 11 […]


I love my shop trying a new layout for my flowers bd to create a beautiful wedding area and room to show all our lovely home decor items . Hard work but looks so pretty . —Vines Flowers, 3 October 2018

westham village pond 2018

Image credit: Dianne Dear Here we publish a contemporaneous account of the Westham Parish Council meeting that took place at Stone Cross school on Monday 17 September. The 48 minutes that saw item 1 on the agenda, Westham Village pond discussed. In our view, much more was at stake than just the state of Westham […]


Image credit: Dianne Dear LEADERBOARD PEVENSEY BAY JOURNAL Published Saturday 29 September 2018 read full report only in the journal On Golden Pond The sight of a full council Parish meeting in Westham descending into chaos on Monday 17 September, is something that the public gallery is unlikely to forget. Forty something people gathered to […]

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Photography We are looking for some photographs of the local area to use on this website. If you have any that you would be prepared to let us use please email them to westhamparishcouncil@aol.com, we will give photo credits where requested. Unfortunately we are unable to pay you for them though! —Westham Parish Counil website


Image credit: Westham Village: Peter Robbins To Bay Life Old drawing of Westham My Grandfather, Wilfred Relph, used to be the Headmaster at Pevensey and Westham Primary School and retired in 1983. He was given this lovely picture as a retirement present from the school. We are moving abroad and, sadly, we have to let […]