Latest News & Updates
Sep - Next weekend (29/09-01/10) - three-day walking
festival - being held in Eastbourne and Lewes to
encourage people to discover the joy of walking. Features a series
of free walks designed for all ages and abilities, graded in ease
and difficulty, and showing approx. mileage and time.
non-guided walks in Eastbourne i
(scroll down) include
a three-mile hidden heritage walk. There are also longer rambles from five to 12 miles
over the South Downs. Further details on the
walking festival web site...
20 Sep - Temporary Closure of
Site 1 Area During Beach Work - Now that site 1
(near Langney Point) is under development there is not enough room for the beach work lorries
to pass each other and safely avoid pedestrians and dogs.
result, Pevensey Coastal Defence (PCD) have announced that when shingle
bypassing work is in progress, access to the Site 1 area will be closed off by
temporary fencing at the end of the outer harbour prom and at the
end of the main
Eastbourne prom. Access between the two points will be via Martinique Way.
Although the temporary closure is regrettable, the beach work is
essential and walkers, dogs, lorries and bulldozers just do not mix.
The next round of work is due to start on 2 October.
Please click this
link for an information sheet with furter details and location views...
19 Sep - Pevensey Bay Library
Closure - You have probably heard that the East Sussex
County Council are proposing to close 7 libraries, including the
libraries at Pevensey Bay and Langney, and are starting a
consultation period on the proposals. Tory MP for Hastings and
Battle, Huw Merriman, with help from district councillors, has
arranged a public meeting in Pevensey on Monday 25 September
at Priory Court Hotel, Castle Road Pevensey, at 7:00pm to discuss
the closure of Pevensey Bay library.
View the event poster
on our 'Events' page...
18 Sep - Parking on School
Keep Clear Markings - Changes to Penalty Charge Notices (PCNs)
- Parking outside schools at drop off and pick up times is always
very busy and drivers are often tempted to stop in places that they
would not usually, sometimes this includes on the school keep clear
markings. These markings are placed outside schools to improve
safety for pedestrians and it is crucial that these are kept clear
of vehicles. To tackle this safety concern, from 5 September East
Sussex CC will be changing the way they issue Penalty Charge Notices
(PCNs) to vehicles that stop on the keep clear markings. If the
vehicle is driven away before the PCN is placed on the vehicle or
handed to the driver, it will be sent to the owner or keeper of the
vehicle by post.
17 Sep - Thursday Fun Quiz
Nights at SHYC - Fun quiz with an opportunity to spend an
evening with friends. If you're on your own we've got plenty of
people that would love you to join their team - alternatively make
up a team of your own (max 6). Free to SHYC members, £2 to
non-members all welcome. Bar open from
17.00, quiz starts 20.30. The dates
to Christmas are: 21 September, 5 and 19 October, 2, 16 and 30
November and 14 December.
Sovereign Harbour Yacht Club...
14 Sep - Excuse to Spend Money
(old £1 coins) - The Easbourne Herald reports that
the old pound coin will officially lose its legal tender status as
of midnight Sunday 15 October 2017, meaning it won’t be accepted
anywhere in the UK.
11 Sep - Building Site
Burglary - From
“There has recently been a burglary at the Port Moresby Place
building site on the North Harbour. A number of tools have
been taken, along with a little bit of damage. With a number
of building sites on the Harbour at the moment Police are asking
residents to be vigilant to any unusual activity on the sites after
hours. Many of these sites do have their own security, however
if residents see anything odd, or out of the ordinary they are
encouraged to call Police so we can hopefully prevent the crime from
02 Sep - Longer Grilling Hours
on The Waterfront
- The Habour Grill, Unit 5, The Waterfront, has applied for longer
Please see this notice...
Comments on the application may be made to EBC by post or
on-line at EBC Planning...
(search using the application reference number 171009),
by 25 September.
Welcome to the SHRA website
Sovereign Harbour, Eastbourne
Built on land known as The Crumbles,
Sovereign Harbour is a prestigious marina development of houses and apartments arranged around an outer tidal harbour,
four inner basins and alongside waterways and the shingle beaches.
It is a great place to live!.
The digging out of the harbour started in 1991 and residential construction commenced in 1997.
More recently, a state-of-the-art
has been built, and the
local junior school
has been enlarged.
Further housing is under construction
on three sites, and Pacific House, the first office building
The adjacent retail park offers a range of popular stores, including
a large supermarket, along with a multi-screen cinema and a gym.
Sovereign Harbour Residents Association
The Residents Association was
established in 2000 to give Harbour residents a strengthened and
co-ordinated voice in all discussions on the management and
development of Sovereign Harbour. Read more about SHRA
here... The work of the Residents Association is funded by a
one-off, life membership subscription. Click here to
join SHRA... SHRA membership brings
discounts from local
SHRA Newsletter and e-mail Distribution List
Our on-line newsletter, Waterlines,
is published every second month. The latest issue can be found on
the Waterlines page. From time to time we email
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Association and local issues. We publish information
on harbour clubs
trades, and offer a page of useful
links. We welcome
Commercial sponsorship of
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Visiting Sovereign Harbour
The Harbour is an interesting place to explore,
with leisure and fishing boats, the sea locks, a harbour boat tour,
the lifeboat station and the many harbour and beach-side walks and
cycle paths. The South Harbour has a large
'The Waterfront' area at Sovereign Harbour offers a wide range of
and bars, some
shops, and beauty, health and hair salons. Visit
The Waterfront web site
for further information and to obtain discount vouchers.
Retail Park has several large stores, including Asda, Boots,
Matalan and Next, a gym and a multi-screen cinema. The Waterfront and the
marina are home to a number of
companies offering services to the business and marine communities.
Eastbourne Fishermen have proposed plans for a Fishermens' Quay at
More info on the Eastbourne Fishermen web site...
Our Current Sponsors
To become a SHRA sponsor -E-mail
the SHRA webmaster
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