Monthly Archives: September 2014

Record coffee and cake

There were cups galore of latte, expresso and Americano all over Rye on Friday as various groups took part in the world's largest coffee party in aid of Macmillan Cancer Support writes Tony McLaughlin.

Ryers relish historic royal tale

Entertaining, thoughtful and humorous, this one man show about the court of George II, written and performed by AP Waxkirsh, deserves to be staged again writes Seana Lanigan

Learning from Sandwich

Rye Conservation Society travelled to fellow Cinque Port Sandwich to see what lessons might be learned, and heard how to cope with devastating floods. Kenneth Bird reports.

Mary gives life and hope to others

Mary Shipstone, the girl murdered in Northiam, lives on now in five other children - and with a fund that will help charities treating child trauma

Look right, look left – look out!

An accident involving a primary school pupil crossing the car park at Rye Sports Centre highlights the dangerous path for our school children

Skip slip just misses car

Safety did not appear to be a top priority when skips were being removed recently in central Rye. Luckily, the mayor was on hand to step in to prevent further damage being caused by the precarious load

Park and ride to ease jammed roads?

Parking is a major issue for Rye residents, as a recent survey shows. A High Street loading bay is on the way, "park and ride" is a possibility and some sort of "pedestrianisation" might be introduced. But the reality, for now, is traffic jams, roadworks, vans on pavements, streets blocked, and no one taking responsibility. Charles Harkness reports

Car crash victim named

The motorist killed in a car crash on the A259 at Rectory Lane, Winchelsea, in the early hours of Tuesday September 23 has been named by...

Missed kicks in a non-vintage display

Ninfield came to Iden looking for their first victory of the season - unfortunately for them they came up against a wall, Justin Wall that is, who put in a man-of-the-match performance in a two-all draw

Let’s fly the flag for Landgate

It's time councillors, residents, campaigning societies and others joined forces to remind Rother District Council that it has a responsibility to ensure that the Landgate Tower is restored and properly maintained, says Nick Taylor

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