Thursday, August 16 2018

Bridging the river Tillingham

Network Rail is proposing to close the Mill Bridge crossings and replace them with a bridge over the river Tillingham and a path under the railway tracks

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No room on overcrowded trains

No room on overcrowded trains  

More avoidable problems for Southern’s passengers

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A ‘rival’ seaside town

A ‘rival’ seaside town  

How does Rye compare with another famous seaside town? A newbie writes

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RSA artists surpass themselves

RSA artists surpass themselves  

Rye Society of Arts has a vibrant and varied summer exhibition to visit until August 26

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Club honours Richard Merricks

Club honours Richard Merricks  

Cricket’s celebration of 50 years service

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Let’s go to a show!

Let’s go to a show!  

Glyndebourne’s Vanessa, and Elvis’s ’68 tour are broadcast this week but check the future programme: new autumn productions of Funny Girl and The King and I are open for advance booking, as is Cliff Richard’s 60th anniversary tour. Scroll to the end of the list for details of the Royal Opera House winter programme of opera and ballet

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Help keep beach rubbish at bay

Help keep beach rubbish at bay  

Help clear our beaches of harmful waste

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First team closer to league win

First team closer to league win  

The town’s cricket teams gave a good account of themselves

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Jazz Festival launches in style

Jazz Festival launches in style  

Get ready for five days of a busy, fun and amazing jazz and blues bonanza

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Calling all competitors

Calling all competitors  

It’s not too late to take part in Rye’s Festival of the Sea

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Lamb House needs you!

Lamb House needs you!  

Help! We need someone- volunteers for Lamb House

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Celebrity chef to visit Jempson’s

Celebrity chef to visit Jempson’s  

Master baker Rachel Allen will be in store at Jempsons giving a demonstration

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Events for your diary

Events for your diary  

The summer’s events roll on – but will the weather be kind ?

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Mackerels catching sprats

Mackerels catching sprats  

The sea was boiling with fish this week when a huge ‘mackerel run’ drove right onto the shore line

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MP marks three anniversaries

MP marks three anniversaries  

Local MP Amber Rudd celebrates anniversaries affecting women – as well as Rye

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The BBC’s back in town

The BBC’s back in town  

The BBC will be back in Rye during the August Bank Holiday weekend – but will it bring the ice cream van?

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Rescue teams scramble at Camber

Rescue teams scramble at Camber  

RNLI, Coastguards and police launched a joint operation during an emergency at Camber and a little girl was found, safe and sound

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Nuclear power plant tour

Nuclear power plant tour  

Nuclear power has a mixed reputation among environmentalists, but the security procedures embedded and practised at Dungeness B appear optimally safe

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Love your town

Love your town  

Just what is it about Rye? The editor gives his thoughts

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Let’s go to the movies!

Let’s go to the movies!  

Mission Impossible and Mamma Mia! continue this week, joined by Hotel Transylvania 3 to interest the children, and the return of British comedy Swimming With Men, together with the stirring documentary Spitfire, narrated by Charles Dance

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Rother discusses housing crisis

Rother discusses housing crisis  

Rother District Council agreed a housing and homelessness strategy as the percentage of affordable homes sinks to a new low

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Tennis Tournament completes

Tennis Tournament completes  

The final events of the Tennis Club’s annual tournament are completed

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Environment cash up for grabs

Do you need funding help for an environmental-based project? REG may be able to help

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Crowd pleasers returning

Crowd pleasers returning  

We look at some more of the performances coming to the Arts Festival

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Americans sing in St Mary’s

Americans sing in St Mary’s  

Rye’s historic Norman parish church of St Mary’s has a close relationship with Christ’s Church in Rye, a suburb of New York, and the American church’s choir is visiting St Mary’s this Sunday, August 12, writes Charles Harkness. The choir will be singing at the 10:30am Parish Communion and the 6pm Evensong services and is also singing at St George’’s Chapel in Windsor Castle and at Truro Cathedral during its visit to England.  Photo: Rye News library

Three old guys reach Paris

Three old guys reach Paris  

Trio overcome testing challenges

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Could local shop be the best?

Could local shop be the best?  

Does Rye have what it takes to produce the best small shop? Of course it does!

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Village BBQ at East Guldeford

Village BBQ at East Guldeford  

Good food and good music all go to make up the East Guldeford BBQ

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Charity cyclists visit

Charity cyclists visit  

Charity cyclists descend on Rye Harbour

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Museum’s 90th birthday party

Museum’s 90th birthday party  

Birthday celebrations demand a guard of honour

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Clean-up time in Ferry Road

Clean-up time in Ferry Road  

A “clean up” order is issued in Ferry Road – but the future still remains uncertain

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