Friday, April 28 2017

Forget elections, time to play

You may not have noticed that it is election time – but if you want something different, here are some choices

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Vote, vote, vote

Vote, vote, vote  

The first of two elections is this coming week. We profile the parties

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Winchelsea has garden secrets

Winchelsea has garden secrets  

Read about a few of the secrets of Winchelsea’s gardens, open last Saturday

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Election changes rail agenda

Election changes rail agenda  

An opportunity to voice your views on the current rail service to Southern

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Working to conserve and improve

Working to conserve and improve  

Rye Conservation Society fielded a strong team as it reported to members

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Cool Sir Toby warms The Mint

Cool Sir Toby warms The Mint  

Twelfth Night came to Rye at the weekend, but with a rather unusual twist

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Business to discuss transport issues

Business to discuss transport issues  

New local business group gets advice on developing an export market for goods and services

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Cook up your fruit and veg

Cook up your fruit and veg  

Recipes and cook books are available this spring from the National Trust and Highclere Castle. Read about Great Dixter’s entry into distinguished company

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A nation of litterbugs

A nation of litterbugs  

Are we really a nation of litter-louts

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Support dementia fund raiser

Support dementia fund raiser  

Rye and District Dementia Action Alliance is showing the film “South Pacific” on Friday May 12, writes Daliea Redman. It will be in the Rye Community Centre on Conduit  Hill. The doors open at 4pm for a 4:30pm start. Tea and cakes will be available in the interval for £2.50 and there will also be a raffle. For further information please call Daliea Redman  07737 350896

Winchelsea ‘elects’ new Mayor

Winchelsea ‘elects’ new Mayor  

Mayoral glass ceiling broken in Winchelsea

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Good Friday’s Walk of Witness

Good Friday’s Walk of Witness  

The meaning of Good Friday is called to mind through a simple re-enactment and procession through the streets of Rye

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Our turn to govern?

John Howlett make an argument for change, at this election time, in our local government

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The crucifixion and other stories

The crucifixion and other stories  

Following Easter last weekend a challenging exhibition opens at the Rye Creative Centre

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Pier becomes (yarn) bombsite

Pier becomes (yarn) bombsite  

Hasting pier shows off the mother of all yarn bombings

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Trapped in the car park

A visitor experiences our parking problem

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All together now for St George

All together now for St George  

The standards are flying for St George – but what actually is going on ?

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Icklesham goes down fighting

Icklesham goes down fighting  

Icklesham Casuals went into their final game of the season knowing that a win would save them from relegation. David Mayne reports

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Happy birthday, Priscilla

Happy birthday, Priscilla  

Looking good at 90, here’s to you Priscilla

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Let’s go to the movies!

Let’s go to the movies!  

It’s safe to say they wouldn’t pass the speed-limits section of their driving tests, but the globe-trotting team is back tearing up the Tarmac in Fast & Furious 8

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Casuals hit the green for charity

Casuals hit the green for charity  

Footballers hit the golf course but this time it is for charity

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New Harbour health walk

New Harbour health walk  

Walking is healthy – and even better in the surroundings of the Rye Harbour Nature Reserve

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Portrait of an artist for NT group

Portrait of an artist for NT group  

Rye and District National Trust association hear about the life of George Frederick Watts, artist and sculptor who was married briefly to Ellen Terry, actress and resident of Smallhythe and Winchelsea

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Run with the dogs that jog

Run with the dogs that jog  

Is your doggy’s waggy saggy? Is your puppy getting chubby? Is it walkies or really porkies? Help is at hand

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Raising river’s tidal walls

Raising river’s tidal walls  

Flood risks are always in mind as the Environment Agency reveals its latest plans

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Green group’s nuclear visit

Green group’s nuclear visit  

The Rother Environmental Group goes nuclear at Dungeness

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Wall Of Sound Ireland bound

Wall Of Sound Ireland bound  

A local choir is heading for Ireland to play in an international festival

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Town prepares for cup final

Town prepares for cup final  

Rye Town FC are playing its first of two cup finals and looks like it could win

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Permaculture – a sustainable life

Permaculture – a sustainable life  

Anyone interested in sustainable living watch the film Inhabit

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One hour in the museum

One hour in the museum  

Rye was open for visitors over Easter and the town’s volunteers were kept busy – including East Street’s Museum which threw open its doors and all sorts of people came in

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Free Macbeth taster at Mermaid

Free Macbeth taster at Mermaid  

Theatre troupe Bowler Crab returns to Rye with a look at different ways of interpreting Shakespeare’s Macbeth, with help from the audience

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