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Archive for November, 2015

Questions we should be asking?

November 27 2015.

Car parking charges, police cuts – your comments keep coming in. But are there more questions Rye News should be asking? Tell us today

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Petanque season closes with prizes

November 26 2015.

The petanque season is over. Dennis Leeds-George has the results of this highly competitive game

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Casuals fall at home

November 26 2015.

Following the postponement of their previous match the 2nd team of Icklesham Casuals entertained a strong Robertsbridge United II on Saturday November 21. Read Jo Mayne’s report

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Old warships never die . . .

November 26 2015.

A nautical landmark for the past few years is shortly to disappear to start a new life, at sea helping others

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A hot time for quizzing

November 26 2015.

Five letters, allegedly more popular than fish and chips, rhymes with speeding up and comes in more than 57 varieties. Heidi sets a quiz

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Let’s go to the movies!

November 26 2015.

This week’s featured film showing at the Rye Kino is “He Named me Malala” – An intimate portrait of Malala Yousafzai, who was wounded when Taliban gunmen opened fire on her school bus in Pakistan’s Swat Valley…

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Foule Parlement’s art flies

November 26 2015.

A new art exhibition at the Rye Creative Centre during December is based around a “Foule Parliament”. Angelika Howard explains

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Rother tests parking depths

November 26 2015.

Rother District Council, possibly under pressure from the police and Government, is investigating Civil Parking Enforcement (CPE) – but what will it mean in Rye? Charles Harkness reports

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Help shape local transport

November 26 2015.

Have your say in helping to shape transport plans for the future. ESCC seems to be doing a lot for Bexhill and Hastings but little mention of Rye so far . . .

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Branding a snowflake Christmas

November 26 2015.

Would you like to create a snowflake and help someone in need? Comedienne Jo Brand explains how

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Landgate summit faces challenge

November 26 2015.

Is the Landgate doomed to remain as affordable housing for pigeons? Is it a “useless” building, or could road closures and/or narrowing options mean that people will be able to mount the stone steps into the chambers after hundreds of years of denial?

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Don’t over-react, it’s just fun

November 19 2015.

The bad weather left a brief window of opportunity for this year’s Bonfire Night, lots of photographs and odd moments of humour

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Season’s best for Casuals

November 19 2015.

Icklesham Casuals 1st team produced what was probably their best performance of the season as they faced Bexhill AAC whilst the 2nd team were away to St Leonard’s in a game which ended up being abandoned

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Local police seek coppers

November 19 2015.

PCC Katy Bourne has been assessing and consulting on the need for additional police funding, which could be achieved by increasing the precept on the Council Tax. Kenneth Bird explains

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Memories of James 100 years on

November 19 2015.

Next year is the centenary of American writer Henry James’ death. The National Trust is appealing for information

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Butchery bursts into song

November 27 2015.

A well known Rye saga is getting a new lease of life . . . by being set to music. Andy Stuart reveals all

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Beckley down but not out

November 26 2015.

On Saturday November 21 Beckley Rangers Eagles U18s played Tonbridge Junior Blues in the Crowborough league division A. Derek Fraser reports

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Dilys, a woman with many hats

November 26 2015.

Actress, writer, retailer, volunteer, estate agent – Dilys Mayor has brought many creative talents here as Dee Alsey discovers in her Ryers Unwrapped series of interviews

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Did you see darts champion?

November 26 2015.

Did you see local darts hero Denny Gower in action in one of our local pubs in the ’70s or ’80s? Darts historian Patrick Chaplin is looking for eye witnesses to his record breaking feat

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Feast of Delights delighted all!

November 26 2015.

A Feast of Delights was served up at the Rye Creative Centre last weekend

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Dick and cat go for gold

November 26 2015.

Look out he’s behind you! Oh no, he isn’t! Oh yes he is ! It must be panto time again – with Dick Whittington and his cat. For three performances only

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Bomb warning ignored

November 26 2015.

The man with a suitcase rang to warn the police and newspapers. But he was ignored. And can there ever be a “good” terrorist? A local author explores the issues

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A full week ahead

November 26 2015.

The week ahead has a flurry of Christmas activity with art and craft shows, festive fairs, mulled wine, another quiz night and a male-voice choir. So keep your eyes peeled as some things are selling out fast

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For crying out loud

November 26 2015.

There were at least five applicants for the recently advertised post of Deputy Town Crier when applications closed last Monday, November 23, writes Charles Harkness. The Town Clerk may be deafened by the response as he will need to check their credentials.

Dickens, what an evening

November 26 2015.

On Thursday November 26 the Ypres Castle Inn held a fund-raising quiz night for Christmas In Rye. Our correspondent, Ray Prewer, took part

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A suitcase of books

November 20 2015.

Jonty Driver, Northiam based writer, anti-apartheid campaigner and educator will be signing copies of his new book, The Man With the Suitcase at Rye Bookshop this Saturday. The book is a biography of John Harris, the “liberal terrorist” who was hanged for planting a bomb in Johannesburg railway station in 1964. Jonty will be in the bookshop between 11am and 2pm.

Eagles get back into action

November 19 2015.

After last weekends match against Tunbridge Wells Foresters was postponed due to a water logged pitch, writes Dan Lake. This Sunday, November 22, Beckley Eagles U18s get back into action as they travel away to face Tonbridge Junior Blues in a top of the table clash.

Read how they get on in next week’s edition.

Lease of life for Sports Centre

November 19 2015.

“Rumours of my death are much exaggerated” once said Mark Twain. The same, it would seem, applies to the Sports Centre, as a new lease has just been granted to the operators

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Cuts increase terror danger

November 19 2015.

Cuts in police funding represent a potential danger to us all, argues Granville Bantick

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Lets go to the movies!

November 19 2015.

Showing at Rye Kino from Friday November 20 is the profoundly moving story of Eilis Lacey, a young Irish immigrant navigating her way through 1950s Brooklyn

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