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Archive for January, 2016

Come dancing, not strictly

January 30 2016.

Back in December Rye Dance Centre was Down In The Woods with a much acclaimed show. Now they are back on the boards with a Super Duper performance at the White Rock theatre in Hastings

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Teams beaten by the weather….

January 29 2016.

Football in the Rye area has really been hit hard due to the bad weather over the last month. Dan Lake Reports

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Country Market – come back!

January 29 2016.

It’s a cold, hungry and grey winter as we try to manage without the weekly Country Market which is currently on its winter break

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Too much in one place

January 29 2016.

An accident happens. No-one is to blame. But do we need to plan to prevent more happening ?

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Let’s go to the movies!

January 28 2016.

This week’s featured movie showing at Rye Kino is Room – an unparalleled celebration of the bond between parent and child. Ma has created a whole universe in a room for five year-old Jack, where they have both lived for Jack’s whole life. But when Ma decides they have to escape, she risks everything

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Arts Festival seeks new chairman

January 28 2016.

The annual meeting of the Rye Arts Festival will see a leadership contest

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Found, an accidental encounter

January 28 2016.

A new art show opens at the Rye Creative Centre in New Road – but is it by accident ?

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Plan prompts street outcry

January 28 2016.

As the latest version of the Neighbourhood Plan was being presented at St Mary’s Centre, stentorian cries could be heard along the High Street. But were they protesting against the proposals?

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Woodland Trust seeks champions

January 28 2016.

Eight hundred years after a similar charter, plans are afoot for an updated Charter for Trees and local people are being asked to help

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Body found on Camber beach

January 28 2016.

Something was fishy down on the beach, but the corpse was eventually correctly identified after an expert second opinion

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Eight groups receive cash awards

January 28 2016.

Eight groups line up to receive grants in the Town Hall – but who are they?

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Police also want tax increase

January 28 2016.

The police want an increase in their share of your council tax – but for what?

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Garage on the move

January 28 2016.

A garage workshop has suddenly moved giving space for someone else to expand – but who, and where has the garage gone ?

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Unanswered questions remain

January 21 2016.

Changes are afoot at Jempson’s, Rye’s only supermarket. But is the future rosy? Charles Harkness opines

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Eagles fly into the semis

January 21 2016.

After a few weeks without a game Beckley Rangers Eagles were finally back in action after a change in venue. Ashleigh Fraser reports

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Sloes take over wine bar

January 29 2016.

Olde Worlde Wines echoed to the clink of, not wine, but gin glasses on Thursday as the sloe gin competition got under way. And the winner was . . .

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Van driver of the week . . .

January 29 2016.

Oh no, not again – when will van drivers learn?

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Where to go recycling now?

January 29 2016.

The recycling point has been asked to leave Jempson’s town centre car park leaving Rother District Council hunting for a replacement site

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Magnificent jazz seven

January 29 2016.

What to do on a cold windy Thursday in January?I have an idea, there is a supper with jazz evening at the Mermaid Inn in the Tudor Room organised by Dave Silk. I think I could be in for some good food and music. I might even run into some old friends for a chat in the interval

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Fishing for friends of art

January 28 2016.

Rye Art Gallery is fishing for volunteers. Heidi Foster gives a view from inside

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Bold and brassy ‘Winter Warmer’

January 28 2016.

A bit of brass should blow out the winter cobwebs

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Swapping and socialising

January 28 2016.

Why has the Recycle Swap Shop been so successful over the last three years? Dan Lake talks to Mike Pepler

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Food for thought – eat to win

January 28 2016.

Training and exercise needs to be matched with a healthy diet – but what does that mean? And why should drinkers beware ?

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The rubbish saga continues . . .

January 28 2016.

Rother Council’s contractors have not been collecting recycling bags from one house since Christmas. The owner is lost for words . . . nearly!

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Accident highlights black spot

January 28 2016.

Don’t assume that pedestrian crossings in Rye are safe. This one certainly is not as two victims can attest

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And first out of the trap is . . .

January 28 2016.

Is there an election? Is he selling something? And when is it all going to happen? Uncertainty rules

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Recognition for gunner colonel

January 28 2016.

Why has a former Winchelsea Mayor been searching for a field in Northiam and has just received a French award?

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Legion’s canine partners

January 28 2016.

Rye Branch of the British Legion, in association with former members of Rye RAFA and the Women’s Section, will host Canine Partners  at the first of its monthly talks this year on Monday February 1 at 7:30pm in the Rye Club in Market Road. £2 to cover costs. All welcome to interesting evening. [Source-British Legion]

Kickboxers tapping through town

January 21 2016.

Not a sport for softies perhaps, but anyone can learn how to gain personal confidence through practising the art of self-defence

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Let’s go to the movies!

January 21 2016.

The week’s featured film at the Rye Kino is “The Revenant”, telling the story of legendary explorer Hugh Glass (Leonardo DiCaprio) who, having been brutally attacked by a bear, and left for dead, must navigate a vicious winter in a relentless pursuit to live

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