Latest News & Updates
18 Jan - New Discounter for
SHRA Members - SHRA is pleased to announce that another
local company has kindly agreed to offer a 10% discount to SHRA
members on production of a SHRA life membership card. The new
discounter is Luscious VIP, who have opened their
new salon on The Waterfront (first floor). They offer the following
services. Ladies Hair, Male Grooming, Nails, Russian Volume Lashes,
Aesthetics (Botox/Fillers) and a Sun Bed.
20 The Waterfront,
Sovereign Harbour, Eastbourne, BN23 5UZ. Tel: 01323 325557
18 Jan - Council Recruitment
Event on Saturday - Eastbourne Borough and Lewes District
Councils are recruiting to a number of roles across a range of
service areas, including customer services, housing, planning and
licensing. To offer the chance to find out more about these roles
they are holding a recruiting event at Eastbourne Borough
Council, 1 Grove Road, BN21 4TW, on Saturday 20
January 2018 between 10am and 4pm (drop in at any time).
The event will be attended by employees across a range of teams and
you’ll be able to hear a first-hand account of what it’s like to
work at Eastbourne Borough and Lewes District Councils. If you are
interested but can’t attend the event, you may email
HumanResources@lewes-eastbourne.gov.uk to find out more about
17 Jan - Beach Work Update
Coastal Defence Ltd
The weather this week has been sufficiently rough to prevent
machines accessing Langney beach throughout the day this week, so it
is no longer viable to continue at present. The bypassing team has
therefore stopped tonight. In all likelihood at least one more week
will be required before the winter season finishes at the end of
The section of wavescreen seaward of the defences at Herbrand
Walk level crossing that was damaged just over a week ago is also
being repaired, and it is expected that this will take around 4
weeks Recycling continues, with machines now having reached Cooden
and working back to Normans Bay outfall. This is expected to
continue through next week as well.
Although it is forecast to be very windy again tonight, the biggest
waves are predicted for low water tomorrow morning before they start
to die away before high water tomorrow. Hopefully things will
quieten down soon
17 Jan - Cat Deliberately
Thrown into Harbour - This report and appeal comes from
Register, the Eastbourne lost and found cat service.
is an appeal to anybody (in particular to two passing adults who
tried to prevent the incident) who witnessed three very young
children, on bikes, who deliberately threw an alive cat into the water
at the Sovereign Marina on Sunday night, 14th January, at about 9
pm. This took place near the South Bridge, beside The Piazza, and it
is thought likely that the children, one a girl, live in the west harbour area. The Police have been informed, and l have a police log
number, and hope to find out more information. If you have any
information at all, please do make contact with Rosie's Register by
phoning 01825 873067, or via
their Facebook page. Thank you."
Read more & an update...
16 Jan - Pacific Drive
Telephone Mast -Telefonica UK have submitted a planning
application to erect a telephone mast in Pacific Drive near to the
bus stop opposite Eugene Way (click
The mast will replace the current lampost and will incorporate a
lamp. The height will be 13m and a cabinet will be installed beside
it at ground level. The details can be viewed on the
EBC planning web site - the application number is 180018.
The closing date for comments is 30th January.
12 Jan - Foul smell from water
treatment works - we understand that in mid-December
Southern Water had a flood that knocked out purifying machines at
their Langney Point works. This resulted in a bad smell in the area
that was particularly strong over the xmas period. Southern Water said that the issue was fixed by
the 27th December; yet in the New Year the smell had returned.
09 Jan - Bridge Lessons - Starting
January 2018 the
Sovereign Harbour Bridge Club will also be running lessons for beginners.
These will be friendly, informal mini-bridge based lessons aiming to
have you playing cards from the first lesson. Email:
email@example.com The Bridge Club meets every Tuesday and Thursday at the Sovereign Harbour Yacht Club at 1.10pm for 1:30pm
start. New players welcomed.
07 Jan - Sovereign Retail Park
Major Facelift - M&G Real Estate (the estate investment arm
of Prudential plc), have submitted a planning application to make
alterations to the front of units 1-8 of the retail park (from
Next to the cinema). They propose to replace the current, separated
canopy with one attached higher-up to the main buildings. New signage
will be attached to the canopy (click
Each unit's frontage will be redesigned with more glazing (click
06 Dec - One-off discount
offer. Just Travel Sussex Taxis, one of
our member-recommended traders
is offering £5 off any Seaport trips booked by SHRA members before 31st January 2018.
Tel: 07900 780340
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Sovereign Harbour, Eastbourne, East
Sussex, is a prestigious, marina-side development of houses and apartments arranged around an outer tidal harbour,
four inner habours and alongside waterways and the shingle beach. It
is a great place to live, and a great place
Digging out the harbour from an area known as The Crumbles, began in 1991.
House building commenced in 1997 and
continued for ten years.
More recently, a new
has been built and the
local junior school
More housing is under construction , and Pacific House, the first building
has opened. In late 2017, work started on a long-awaited community centre.
Sovereign Harbour Residents Association
(SHRA) gives Sovereign Harbour residents a strengthened and
co-ordinated voice in discussions on the management and
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