Loco crossing St Phillips  Avenue, Eastbourne SUS-190626-100546001

Hear about how life was 
in Eastbourne’s East End

The next meeting of Eastbourne Local History Society will take place on Tuesday July 2 at 7pm at St Andrews Church Hall Seaside, behind the Arlington Arms. Doors open at 6.45pm .The group welcomes back Alan Wenham who is known as an informative and entertaining speaker.


READERS PICTURES: Steam train travels through Sussex

The steam train, operated by Steam Dreams, ran from London Victoria to Eastbourne via Redhill and Haywards Heath behind ex-LMS ‘Black 5’ steam loco No.44871, before traveling to Hastings hauled by Class 33/2 Diesel loco No.33207 ‘Jim Martin’.


Update on Eastbourne Pier fire sculpture

A lasting memorial to acknowledge the Eastbourne Pier fire in 2014 and the response from the community in the aftermath is still very much on the agenda – despite it approaching the fifth anniversary of the blaze and nothing installed so far.

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