Latest News & Updates
21 Feb - Have your say on the
proposed cuts to Adult Social Care services. East Sussex
County Council agreed its budget for 2018/19 at its meeting on 6
February. It will see the Council make savings [cuts] of £17
million. This includes a budget reduction for Adult Social Care and
Health of nearly £10 million. Adult Social Care are asking for
people’s views on how we are proposing to make the nearly £10
million in savings [cuts]. Areas covered include Housing Support
Service, Learning Disability Services, Milton Grange and Firwood
House, Support for Carers and the Stroke Recovery Service.
If you use services that would be affected by the proposals you can
speak to your provider or contact ESCC. FAQs will be published on
the ESCC website in March before the consultation closes in April.
Have your say:
19 Feb - Southern Water letter
to residents - See item below about the water treatment
Click here to read the SW letter...
- Foul Smells from Water Treatment Works -
SHRA contacted Southern Water about this unpleasant, on-going problem.
Southern Water said that the stoney underground water bed is what is
causing the bad smell and that major works are taking place to improve
the situation. We have had an invitation to attend a meeting to be
held at the Works on 21st March to get more details and will report
back. Southern Water have said that shortly they will write to local
residents with further information.
13 Feb - Community Centre
Build Update. Photos from the community centre building
site taken at the beginning of February.
09 Feb - Sovereign Harbour
self-storage - The Premier Self Store facility at Sovereign
Harbour Marina, located in the boatyard area, received new doors
recently that have greatly improved access to the 5200 sq. ft.
facility which has 77 individual storage units. This service is
proving increasingly popular with berth holders, commercial
customers and the local community who are looking for storage for
boat clutter and flexible rental terms in a secure and convenient
Premier Berth Holders can save 10% on rental as part of Premier
Advantage. Additionally, for those looking at rental periods of 8
weeks or over, the first 4 week rentals come free! Rental periods
are flexible and rents start from £10 per week; storage options
range from 10 sq. ft. (large locker) to 150 sq. ft. that can hold
the contents of a typical 4-bedroom house. Visit Sovereign Harbour
Marina Reception or call on 01489 660022 to find out more.
09 Feb - Chemical Haze
Report Published - a report into the August 2017 Birling
Gap chemical haze incident has been published. MP Stephen Lloyd's
team have put together an explanatory webpage that shows the main
issues and findings. There is a link to the actual report at the end
of the slide show (just scroll down).
03 Feb - Letter to SHRA
- We publish a letter from a SHRA member about the
connecting bus lane. Do we really need one?
01 Feb - New Edition of
Waterlines -The February edition of Waterlines,
SHRA's digital newsletter, has been published.
Welcome to the SHRA website
Sovereign Harbour, Eastbourne, East
Sussex, is a large, 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
Sovereign Harbour Residents Association
(SHRA) gives Sovereign Harbour residents a strengthened and
co-ordinated voice in discussions on the management and
development of the Harbour. Read more about SHRA
here... The work of the Association is funded by a
one-off, life membership subscription.
Click here to
join SHRA... Membership brings
discounts from local
SHRA Newsletter and e-mail Distribution List. Our on-line (PDF) newsletter,
is published every second month. We occasionally email all members about important harbour news
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The SHRA Web Site is frequently updated with reports on the work of the
Association and local news and issues. We publish information
on harbour clubs
and activities, future
trades, and offer a page of useful
links. We welcome
Our Current Sponsors
Annual sponsorship of
the SHRA web site and our on-line newsletter "Waterlines"
by these local companies supplements the Association's income and we
are grateful for their support. We limit the number of annual
sponsors to six. Our previous sponsors.....