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East Sussex, England

Vaccination update from Huw Merriman MP – 12th January

Please see attached information to help answer on the local mass vaccination program for Covid-19.

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Newsletter links from Huw Merriman. Link

Information on frequently asked questions on the vaccination program and enforcement of social distancing and the nation lockdown. Link 

Link to the Sussex Care and Partnership website which is regularly updates. Link

Dog Fouling Feedback Info


Dog fouling continues to be an issue in Pevensey and Pevensey Bay. One of the most frequent subjects referred to Pevensey Parish Council is dog walkers not bagging, binning – or even taking home to bin – excrement.

Despite poster campaigns, a well supported village Dog Show, the provision of bins and even a supply of bags in both villages the problem continues.

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New swings for Wallsend Road in Pevensey.

Pevensey Parish Council has now placed an order for new swings to be installed in Spring 2021 at Wallsend Road Recreation Ground. This follows the enforced closure of the junior swings for safety reasons earlier in the year.

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Vacancy for one Parish Councillors

There is currently one vacancies for one co-optive councillor. If you are interested please write to the clerk indicating your reasons for wishing to join the council and include a short cv to highlight the particular skills you will bring to the role.

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Guidance for using the Playgrounds.

Dated 5 January 2021

The Government guidance is to stay Stay at Home. However, if you are to use the playgrounds in Pevensey for your daily exercise, please follow the below guidance and information.

Scientific advice suggest that the Covid-19 virus can survive for up to several days on some hard surfaces. The risks are reduced outdoors, where surfaces may be subject to UV light and/or rain.

Whilst all possible practical measures have been put in place the users of the equipment do so at their own choice and risk. Regular sanitising  of equipment is not considered a practical solution due to the time and resources requirement – sites are not supervised.


The following guidance for using the playgrounds is for your safety an protection:

The recommended maximum number of users are stated on the notices within the recreational grounds

  • Parents are responsible for supervising their children
  • Please adhere to Government guidance regarding social distancing
  • If the area is busy, please return at a quieter time
  • Please remember to regularly use hand sanitiser gel or wipes and avoid touching your face
  • Face coverings are recommended to be used while in the grounds
  • Consumption of food and drink within the playgrounds is not allowed
  • No digs allowed in the playgrounds
  • Please take litter home or use the bins provided


The modern parish of Pevensey with a population of approximately 4,000 is situated in the district of Wealden in East Sussex, England, midway between the coastal towns of Eastbourne and Bexhill. It comprises the ancient village of Pevensey, the larger seaside resort of Pevensey Bay and some twelve kilometres of farmland on Pevensey Levels.

Pevensey Bay – Silt Accumulations and Algal Blooms

More information can be found on the attached document. Please click here to read ...
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For ways to help your community during the Coronavirus please view the PDF document here Community Hub Information ...
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Pevensey Parish Council Dog Show 7th June 2020

For the EXHIBITOR forms please click link EARLY PRESS RELEASE : EXHIBITOR LAUNCH PEVENSEY DOG SHOW Following the success ...
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Planning Inspectors decision on Wealden’s draft Local Plan. Inspectors conclusion after stage one of ...
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Pevensey Bay

Vibrant and lively, this coastal resort offers something for everyone from windsurfing or relaxing on the beach to enjoying the various activities on offer at the local campsites and holiday caravan outlets. The village has a plethora of special interest groups and activity clubs and offers easy access into nearby Eastbourne.


Attracting visitors since 1066!
This pretty historic village offers a look back in time through the historic Pevensey Castle.Immerse yourself in the history of the village at the Court House Gaol and Museum. Wander the peaceful streets steeped in history and architectural merit, then relax  and unwind in a choice of hospitality venues.

Pevensey Levels

Pevensey Levels is SSSI land with many unique specimens to the area. The ancient drainage dykes which cross the area remain full all year round and support a wealth of water plants. The beach and shoreline host a range of seabirds from Gulls to Cormorants, Curlews, Guillemots and Turnstones. The hedges are a host to many native shrubs and plants.