Down Your Way: Pevensey and Pevensey Bay - March 30

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UNTIL May 21 you can have your say about our fine Pevensey Bay library. The library service is undertaking a survey to make sure they are providing the best service at the best price in the right place at the right time for locals.

They say they need your views to continue to improve the service and help build a library network for the years to come- there are forms available in the library or you can complete it online at

PALM SUNDAY this weekend at St Nicolas and St Wilfrid. Blessing of the Palms and Holy Communion at St Wilf’s at 9,30am and the Palm blessing, procession, singing of the Passion and Holy Communion at St Nic’s at 11am.

MARY BEANEY’S latest art project in the shape of monoprints and mixed media is to be held at Riverside Studio, Haven Farm, High Street, Pevensey, on April 7, 8, 9, and 14, 15, and 20, 21, and 27, 28 from 12 noon to 6pm.Go and browse the display of quality affordable art to suit any home, office, or workplace at special festival prices. And if Wildlife Photography takes your fancy there is plenty to see - images from Kenya, Alaska, and nearer to home - the Pevensey Marshes.

PEVENSEY BAY Sailing Club has announced this year’s training dates. RYA Beginners Dinghy level 1and 2 Tuesday evenings starting April 16 until end of July. Cost £110. Dinghy Improvers (i.e. Spinnakers, Seamanship etc) Thursday evenings starting April 19 until end of July. Cost £110. RYA Power Boat Level 1 and 2 on March 24 and 31 two Saturdays, both days must be attended. Cost £60. RYA Power Boat Level 1and 2 on March 24 and 31 two Saturdays, both days must be attended. Cost £60. RYA Safety Boat on April 21 and 28, two Saturdays, both days must be attended. Cost £60.

PERHAPS the emptiness of The Gables and Priory Court is due to ghostly presences! Priory Court is said to have two ghosties.. A soldier standing outside an upstairs room who slowly fades away and a lad who runs out from a wall. In The Gables you may hear the sound of stonemason Major Vidler‘s wife shifting the furniture. It’s said the major‘s wife went mad and he kept her locked up in the attic until she died.

LOOKS as though the organisers of the Olympic flame route have taken local advice. The route map recently published now shows the flame going along Eastbourne Road through Pevensey Bay village centre rather than turning down Richmond Road. The convoy of apparently about 40 vehicles will have to take the one-way system, but the runner will enjoy the crowds along by the shops.


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