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To the editor

With the imminent decision on the future of Beach Tavern, perhaps Pevensey Bay community have overlooked a possibility. Majority of pubs that have closed especially in small communties, have been taken over by the community and run successfully.

As a suggestion and to throw this into the ‘pot’ why not try and purchase the tavern as a community, run as a not for profit enterprise, BUT include a library into the building as well.

It would take some organising and plenty of volunteers , but I personally think it could have some ground. perhaps as there is a lot of history in the building heritage could be approached for a donation?

Some may think this suggestion is a ‘pie in the sky’ but many pub/projects were thought the same but have prospered .

Paul Watson