Latest News & Updates
April - Cancer Research UK announce Eastbourne
Race for Life 5K and
Race for Life 10K on Sunday 18 June. £14.99 Women (18+). The 5k
should be suitable for all abilities (walk, jog or run), or you can
attend as a volunteer. This is thousands of women uniting with one
purpose - to raise valuable funds for research. Book early to avoid
disappointment. They also require volunteers to help out on the day
with three roles to choose from.
26 April - Eastbourne Buzz report that EBC planners have given the
go ahead for the Sovereign Harbour community centre to be built on the edge of the
Innovation Park (Site 6). This is not the ideal location (certainly
not the one "wanted" by residents) - a more
central location would have been much preferred.
centre cannot be built until an access road and pedestrian footpath
have been constructed – neither of which have planning
applications submitted. It’s expected an application for the road
will be submitted by early June, with a completion date (of the roadworks), sometime in October.
26 April - Some incredible aerial
views of Sovereign Harbour filmed from a drone in 2015. Posted on
Click here to view...
26 April - Eastbourne Borough Council
would be interested to hear the views of local businesses on the
adequacy of the locality, infrastructure and existing commercial
premises in the area, as well as how the property on offer could be
improved to better meet the needs of local businesses.
would be grateful if you could take 10 minutes to complete a short
survey to provide your feedback and views by Friday 12th May. To
take part in the survey, please visit:
25 April - Friends of Eastbourne
Hospital have announced the dates and locations of their 2017 Open
Click here for full details...
25 April -Brushstroke Art Club have
announced the dates and locations of their summer exhibitions.
See poster on our Events page for
24 April - SHRA on-line survey
Introduction & Conclusions
Annex A Reasons for responses (10 pages)
Annex B Improvements wanted (11 pages)
22 April -
Published by the Eastbourne Access Group, The 2017 Eastbourne Guide
for Disabled People is now available from the Tourist Information
Centre in Cornfield Road and seafront office, No. 1 Grove Road and
the Town Hall.
for the PDF version...
21 April - SHRA committee member Ray
Blakebrough has suddenly resigned due to increased pressure from
other commitments. Luckily, following the recent pleas in
Waterlines, half a dozen members have expressed a willingness
to be nominated at the AGM in May to serve as future committee
20 April - Seen from above. These two
YouTube videos filmed from drones flying in the Beachy Head area
give some unique views of our local beauty spots.
20 April- How to Register to Vote in
the General Election. Useful Eastbourne Herald
article with links...
12 April - New laws mean that using a
mobile phone while behind the wheel of a car could get you a fine of
£200, six penalty points and possibly a loss of licence. What about
if you are using your phone to just play music or as a sat-nav device? This
Eastbourne Herald article offers some clarification.
04 April - Book now for the
Saturday Soul Night at Seasons Brasserie on 29th April. Join us from 7pm
and enjoy a Saturday evening of some classic tracks and videos from all your favourite
artists at Seasons.
1 March - Someone collapses - would
you know what to do? An hour and half of your time that could help save lives. Free Basic Life
Support and Defibrillator Awareness training at The Waterfront. New
dates & times in April, May and June.
Welcome to the SHRA website
Sovereign Harbour, Eastbourne
Built on land known as The Crumbles,
Sovereign Harbour is a prestigious marina development with 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!
In recent years a state-of-the-art
has been built and the
local junior school
has been enlarged.
More 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
Date for diary - Thursday 11th May 2017 -
SHRA AGM - Haven School, 7pm for 7.30pm start. Members only - please bring
your membership card.
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 at regular intervals. 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
'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...
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