Friday, May 26 2017

Security heightened

Reaction after the event which targeted families

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Every vote may count in June

Every vote may count in June  

The candidates hit town – but what are the odds on who will win? Locally it may be hard to predict our next MP

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Winchelsea turns out its attics

Winchelsea turns out its attics  

The 10th Winchelsea Country Attic Sale was held to raise funds for the Hospital at Rye. Business was brisk and sales good

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Labour leader aims high

Labour leader aims high  

Hastings and Rye is regarded as a marginal constituency, but can a local lad win it back for Labour ?

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Self sufficient and social

Self sufficient and social  

South Undercliff allotmenteers celebrate the start of the growing season with a barbecue in the sunshine

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Three girls went to a show

Three girls went to a show  

Read about the super Niche fashion fundraiser for the Hospital at Rye, a great success on all fronts

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Affordable homes for locals

Affordable homes for locals  

A new development of affordable homes for local people is officially opened in Broad Oak, Brede

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Stroke Association hosts meeting

The Stroke Association is holding a free information session on June 6 at the River Haven Hotel, Winchelsea Road, Rye, TN31 7EL from 11am to 1pm for public and health professionals to attend, writes Marie White.

Enquiries to Marie White, Information Advice and Support Coordinator –  Stroke Association.
Telephone 07515 596965, Helpline 0303 3033 100, Textphone 18001 0303 3033 100

Save our High Street

Save our High Street  

The closure of one of the last food shops in the High Street means we are losing the traditional character of this street and local residents are losing out. Is this something we want to happen ?

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Far from the Madding Crowd

Far from the Madding Crowd  

Superb theatre on your doorstep – The Ellen Terry Barn Theatre season has started well at Smallhythe,near Tenterden

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Rotary club ramble raises cash

Rotary club ramble raises cash  

Rye and Winchelsea Rotary Club enjoy perfect weather for their annual sponsored walk

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This girl’s on fire

This girl’s on fire  

A play about the life of a local punk legend is to be performed in Hastings (where else?), together with a whole host of other events

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Swap and keep landfills empty

Swap and keep landfills empty  

Time to give away or find something new without paying for it – The Recycle Swap Shop

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What a musical feast

What a musical feast  

A classical, inspiring evening in Hastings with Beethoven, Brahms and conductor Marcio da Silva

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David Wilkinson dies at 105

David Wilkinson dies at 105  

Major David Wilkinson, who received a special message from the Queen in February to celebrate his 105th birthday, has died and his funeral service will be in St Mary’s Church next Wednesday, May 31, at 2pm. He lived in Church Square, had a long career in the army, and was a life member of the golf club. Source: St Mary’s church notices.

What’s on for the Bank Holiday

What’s on for the Bank Holiday  

The weather getting you down ? Why not try something even hotter

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Education on budget

Education on budget  

Another in our series of updates from Rye College, reporting on new appointments, new budgets and plans for a new core curriculum

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Chamber music in Winchelsea

Chamber music in Winchelsea  

Winchelsea Arts end second season of concerts and announce new series starting this July

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Amber looks to the future

Amber looks to the future  

Sitting MP Amber Rudd works hard to be re-elected

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Let’s go to the movies!

Let’s go to the movies!  

Captain Jack (Johnny Depp) is back in fine form for Pirates of the Caribbean: Salazar’s Revenge. Watch out for Sir Paul McCartney in a cameo role as a pirate

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Southern Train Services

Southern Train Services  

Train services next week and into the future

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Three days of jazz kick off

Three days of jazz kick off  

Nigel Kennedy’s concert last night (Thursday May 25) was a sell-out, as St Mary’s Church in Rye, at the top […]

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Cars get parking tickets

Cars get parking tickets  

Hold the front page! There was an enforcement of parking violations in town last week. Eye-witness Heidi Foster reports

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Walking at the Nature Reserve

Walking at the Nature Reserve  

Time to bird watch as the chicks come out to play

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Cricketers go second in Division.

Cricketers go second in Division.  

Rye Firsts go second despite the rain in a wet week

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Money goes up in bonfire auction

Money goes up in bonfire auction  

A portrait of the Town Crier and a pillion ride on a charismatic motor bike – what can they possibly have in common ?

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There’s nowt so queer as folk

There’s nowt so queer as folk  

EF Benson society members enjoyed a fascinating talk about the family of the former mayor and acclaimed author of the Mapp and Lucia novels, set in Rye

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Roadworks return at Iden Bridge

Roadworks return at Iden Bridge  

A local bridge is to be closed overnight – for 5 nights. Could it cause you problems ?

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Sewer collapses

A collapsed sewer in Kings Avenue, Rye, is being dealt with by Southern Water’s contractors and may take up to June 6 to fix, so the road is temporarily closed outside numbers 33-35. (Source: East Sussex Highways)

Children’s choir seeks help

Children’s choir seeks help  

Does your child enjoy singing? There could be just the ting for them in Peasmarsh

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Discovery in St Thomas’ church

Discovery in St Thomas’ church  

Do take a trip to Winchelsea, St Thomas’ church, to look at two donated paintings – they are beautiful

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