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Archive for October, 2015

Halloween in Rye 2015

October 31 2015.

As I am half-evil, Halloween is obviously my favourite festival. The good half of me loves Rye’s community spirited events happening tonight

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Jason is Bay’s Man

October 30 2015.

Rye Bay face Weald Wolves at home and Jason Dalton is Man of the Match. Darren Paine reports

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Local council tax proposal hits poorest

October 30 2015.

As the Government nationally proposes to cut tax credit benefits before wages increase, Rother District Council locally proposes to charge the poorest more. Ray Prewer explains

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Colin’s art of seeing

October 30 2015.

Nature is a symphony of design but how often do we stop to take in the amazing natural beauty and interest of the sights and sounds around us. In this month’s Ryers Unwrapped, Dee Alsey speaks to naturalist and wildlife photographer, Colin Page who has developed the art of seeing

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Wild boar night for the ukuleles

October 30 2015.

Rye’s Ukulele Experiment was pigging it out for Wild Boar Week. Lorna Hall reports

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If I could turn back time

October 30 2015.

The church clock stopped, short . . . but it did go again, an hour later. But why did Rye move back to Greenwich Mean Time hours before the rest of the UK?

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Autumn theme for children’s fun

October 30 2015.

Why was the Museum open on Tuesday? Ray Prewer reports

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Let’s go to the movies!

October 30 2015.

The Suffragettes are coming to town! Details of this week’s movies and special events at Rye Kino follow

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Take five at the Mermaid

October 30 2015.

Last Thursday, October 22, I went to the Tudor Room at The Mermaid Inn for a jazz supper. I didn’t know what a treat was in store. Review by Ray Prewer

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CFAiR backs 20mph speed limit

October 30 2015.

Following two recent traffic accidents involving children, Campaign For Action in Rye (CFAiR) will campaign for a 20mph speed limit – but on which streets?

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Speed spotlight on Tilling Green

October 30 2015.

A recent accident has put the spotlight on speeding in Mason Road and Tilling Green Residents Association has been discussing this. Donna Lake reports

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Save those in peril on the sea

October 30 2015.

Do you want to be a hero or heroine? Rye Harbour will soon be celebrating some past heroes. Learn about this essential service

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History that rose from the sea

October 30 2015.

Gazing to the East and down river the fragile nature of the Marsh and the ever present threatening tides become obvious – but what history lurks there ? A Museum speaker will tell all.

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Rye vs. Jempson’s

October 23 2015.

A car park sized can of worms has opened up on supermarket Jempson’s Facebook page. Complaints are streaming in. The tension between Rye residents and their local supermarket has reached boiling point. Sort of. And are Jempson’s not-so-popular responses good PR? Judge for yourself as Britainy Rae highlights a small town’s Facebook drama

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Three men and a skeleton

October 22 2015.

Three men and a skeleton. Sounds like a book or a film title, doesn’t it ? But actually, round the world, they are some of the best known men from Rye. Jean Floyd explains

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Jempson’s – off the record

October 30 2015.

Friday’s story led to Saturday’s offer, a letter “Not for publication”, Sunday’s opinion and readers’ comments. And it all started in Facebook!

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Indoor team still unbeaten

October 30 2015.

After last season’s unbeaten promotion, Rye’s indoor cricket team kicked off the new season facing Hastings & St Leonard’s Priory CC in the Eaca Midweek Indoor League Division 3

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The town will remember

October 30 2015.

The British Legion will be at the forefront of the Service of Remembrance this year on Sunday November 8. Neale East explores the history of the Rye branch and sets out the service details.

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Four corners of the Globe

October 30 2015.

Cheese at the Globe? Sounds good, washed down with a nice glass of red. But 150 years ago, this was a highly competitive game for strong-armed men

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Pumping up the boars

October 30 2015.

With Wild Boar Week running up to Halloween, pumpkins and wild boar drawings have been competing for window space

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How does your garden grow?

October 30 2015.

Mud, mud glorious mud, Nothing quite like it for cooling the blood. So come along to the Rye Community Garden on Love Lane and do something useful with your excess mental energy

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Sara’s got talent enough

October 30 2015.

The first ever “Rye’s Got Talent” took place on Friday October 23 and showcased an array of talent . . . and a seven year old stole the show

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New Bond shakes and stirs

October 30 2015.

The latest James Bond arrives at the Kino with First Night drinks. Ray Prewer reports

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A piano without a pianist

October 30 2015.

How can a piano be played without a pianist? Mike Boyd (above) has the answer and Irna Mortlock spells out what happened

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Living on the edge of the tide

October 30 2015.

As the tide rises it spreads out either side of the main channel, but a “surge” could be devastating. Charles Harkness investigates

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The cross, crescent – and stick?

October 30 2015.

A reader wrote in asking why the British Legion’s “Poppy Appeal” featured sticks rather than the usual crosses. Seana Lanigan investigates

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Catwomen and men needed

October 30 2015.

Hundreds of cats and kittens have been helped locally by a charity. But it’s now running out of volunteers

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To charge or not to charge

October 25 2015.

After all the recent trading of insults from both sides, John Minter takes a considered look at the new parking charges at Jempsons. The business clearly has questions to answer, what are your views?

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Parking back on the agenda

October 22 2015.

Parking control problems come up before the town council again on Monday and there is also the question of what to do about the Landgate

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Fame, food and fun

October 22 2015.

When did you last watch TV and think “why did they ever sign up to do that ?”. Well, now you have an opportunity to learn. Seana Lanigan reveals all

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