Latest News & Updates
26 June - Latest Guide to
The latest version of The Guide to
Eastbourne promoting the town as a vibrant and positive area to
live, visit and do business has been published. The publication can
be viewed online by visiting
26 June - Site 8 (Port
Moresby Place) variations to plans (see below). SHRA
submitted their objections to the variations on Friday.
26 June - Warning over fake BT
bills Consumers are being warned of a fake invoice
from BT which aims to install banking malware on their computer. The
emails entitled ‘New BT bill’ contain a link that automatically
downloads a malicious file called ‘BT bill.zip’ once clicked. The
Dridex malware is designed to steal personal information such as
usernames and passwords. BT have warned customers who receive one of
these emails to not click on any links. Instead, they should go to
the BT website directly and log in from there to view bills.
23 June - Motor bikes on the
harbour prom. There are reports that motorcycle 'trail bikes'
have been driven along the outer harbour prom and beside the South
Harbour water feature. This dangerous activity should be reported to
the police on 101. If it is safe to do, please also try to
photograph the culprits.
17 June - Sovereign Ward
borough councillor named in the Queen’s Birthday Honours list.
Congratulations to Paul Metcalfe, who has been made an MBE for his services to the RNLI,
where he was formerly the Operational Manager.
16 June - Have your say on
proposed new bus stops in town. After further liaison with
Eastbourne bus operators it was decided to propose the placement of
west bound buses/stops in Gildredge Road not Cornfield Road as in
the initial design. Consultation closes 3 July.
14 June - Letters page updated.
We have published a resident's letter about Sovereign Harbour
"blights". Do you agree with the points he raises?
10 June - Say hello to CoCo
Hair! Great Hairdressing have announced that they are under
new management and are now trading as CoCo Hair. They still offer
the same great stylists and service in their spacious, modern salon
at The Waterfront, Sovereign Harbour. Visit their web site at
for further details and special offers.
Click here for a
copy of their promotional flyer.
08 June - Weeding.
Our friends on the
Sovereign Harbour Community Facebook Group and the
Sovereign Harbour Neighborhood Panel have been politely engaging
with EBC's Neighbourhood First about the weeding of the harbour
paths. They have achieved improvements to the service.
08 June - Site 8 (Port
Moresby Place) variations to plans (see below). SHRA has
concerns about some of the variations and we are seeking further
clarification from the developer before responding to EBC. The
closing date for comments and objections is 27 June.
Public Site Notice...
04 June - The Green Room Productions presents the Eastbourne
premiere of This Wide Night at the Lamb Theatre.
Night by Chloë Moss was first produced at the Soho Theatre in 2008
and won the Susan Smith Blackburn Playwriting Prize in 2009. It
subsequently opened off Broadway with Edie Falco starring.
Performances 26th July 2017—29th July 2017, 7:30pm.
Tickets: £11.00. Company website:
Box Office: 01323 479732
31 May - Anglers Den Sussex - a wealth of
information about local recreational sea angling. Where to fish,
what to catch, plus equipment, clothing and other sales.
28 May - Lost Pets Eastbourne
May - Port Moresby Place
plans amended. The developers of Port Moresby Place
have put in a planning application to make some amendments to the
original plans. The changes relate to paving areas and materials,
landscaping, seating and the boundary railings fronting Pacific
Drive. They also include enlargement of the visitor car parking area
that appears to mean the demise of the old footpath beside the
Southern Water pumping station. The planning application number
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 the waterways and shingle beaches.
It is a great place to live!.
The digging out of the harbour started in 1991 and residential construction commenced in 1997.
In more recent years 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
Commercial sponsorship of
the SHRA web site and our newsletter, "Waterlines"
supplements the Association's income.
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
members and subscribers with updates, notification of the publication of
Waterlines, notice of meetings and other Harbour matters.
Click here to subscribe
to our confidential
MailChimp distribution list (new members are automatically
added). You may unsubscribe at any time.
SHRA Web Site
Please explore our web pages. Our
news page is frequently updated with reports on the work of the
Association and local issues. We publish information
on harbour clubs
trades, and offer a page of useful
links. We welcome
Live Channel Traffic
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
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