The villages of East Dean and Friston are located 

between the coastal towns of Eastbourne and Seaford, 

half a mile inland from the white cliffs of the Seven Sisters.  

We have an active and vibrant community.

Visit “Clubs and Societies” to see the many activities taking place.

Local Business Information

Barn Stores and Downland Butchers - are open for business and can supply items for home delivery (subject to availability).  Payment by cheque accepted.  Call 422456 for the Barn Stores and 422379 for the Butchers.

Thai Terre Restaurant - Hope to provide a Take-Away service with 20% reduction on eat in prices. Payment can be made by card when ordering and Community Watch will try to deliver for those in isolation. Call 423956 to order and 423311, 423101 or 423611 for Community Watch.

The Beehive Deli, Hikers Rest , Tiger Inn and Divine Hairdressers are closed for business, they will welcome you back when they re-open.

The Village Hall is closed.     The Village Market is operating in the Village Car Park

St Anne’s Veterinary Group are hoping to operate their normal vet hours   Call 01323 640011

Exercise at a safe distance.  Peter Williamson is organising weekly “Walk Better for You” session on the Greensward. Contact  Peter - 07813 524587. A charge may be made.

The Over 50’s Fitness Club are hoping to continue their weekly Wednesday sessions but in a safe outdoor environment. Contact Frances Mace. 423137 for more information.

For those with children at home - The play area is closed but the Recreation ground remains open.  Home schooling for pre-school to year 6, Popbug is offering 2 months free access during the Coronavirus outbreak.


Now operating in the Village Car Park

The Neighbourhood Plan

Neighbourhood Plan Steering Group. 

We’re interested in  your views on the

strengths, weaknesses, opportunities and challenges presented

 by living and working in our parish.  Your feedback is vital so please 

tell us what you think.  Contact us on

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Village Notice Board

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