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Archive for February, 2016

Electric outage closes Landgate

February 26 2016.

When electrical repair works closed the Landgate, only those vehicle drivers with local knowledge managed to reach Rye town centre.

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Asking questions for sport

February 25 2016.

Vandals wrecked a pavilion – which needs updating anyway. Stuart Baker reports on a weekend’s fundraising.

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Motley Crew’s shanties storm pub

February 25 2016.

A crowd of no-hopers, jokers and rogues, pack themselves into a back room like sardines – as Scallop Week began with a sing-song

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Gallery’s new space for art

February 25 2016.

An art gallery acquires a new look – literally – while planning future exhibitions

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Drawing Room fills with music

February 25 2016.

Music returns to Northiam with a solo cello recital

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Music gets crowded out

February 25 2016.

Sometimes success can be a problem – particularly if you need space.

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Lets go to the movies!

February 25 2016.

Coming up at the Rye Community Film Club next Friday March 4, the enchanting French film – La Famille Bellier – a normal couple, with two children and a small farm, differ from the norm in one major aspect…they, and their son Quentin, are all deaf. They rely on their daughter Paula to be their ears and voice but . . . .

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Local hotel on award shortlist

February 25 2016.

The Gallivant have been shortlisted for a prestigious award – but do Rye locals do know much about the place ? Britainy Rae has been there to investigate

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Breakfast for entrepreneurs

February 25 2016.

Erica Smith invites you to a business breakfast at The Cross Inn, Staplecross on Friday March 4, and explains the mysteries of BNI (Business Network International)

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New verge is Bournes

February 25 2016.

When one of their lorries destroyed a grass verge in Winchelsea, what did the company do ? Sadly it is not the norm

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Rubbish breeds sex and drugs

February 25 2016.

Residents want Rother District Council to get its act together and clean up the area as a local eyesore attracts criminal activity

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A tale of two festivals

February 25 2016.

Two festivals, both successful – one wants help, the other appears to be shutting up shop.

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Harbour still dry

February 25 2016.

One pub closed is bad news, but when both are closed……

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Time to say your bit . . .

February 25 2016.

Two meetings next week – with the Town Council and the police – could both prove lively

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Football manager required

February 18 2016.

Rye Bay Football Club are looking for a enthusiastic, committed person (male or female) to manage the up and coming under 8 team from September 2016. If interested please contact Chris Catt on chriscatt10@googlemail.com, writes Maureen Paine.

Casuals finally back in action

February 25 2016.

Football: Icklesham Casuals 1st team finally were in action after a two month break – but the 2nd teams away match was not so lucky. David Mayne reports

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Blustery view over waterside

February 25 2016.

A walk around ancient Rye provided unique insights – and some surprises

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Ukulele Experiment with scallops

February 25 2016.

Another music even at the Queens Head saw the Rye Ukulele Experiment and other bands performing for their scallops

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Runner misses starting gate

February 25 2016.

Runners can miss the starting gate for lots of reasons – but this one is unusual. However the race track’s loss was a band’s gain – and staying home at the Kino may be a better bet next time

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Painted parodies of art

February 25 2016.

Art becomes ironic fun for some – but others may think it a travesty. Heidi Foster reports

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Library’s free book for kids

February 25 2016.

How can your children get a new free book – from the library

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Juggling life and art

February 25 2016.

Priscilla Ryan, wife of ‘Captain Pugwash’ creator John Ryan, is not only a talented artist in her own right but also an active contributor to life in Rye

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Shucks, time to get cutting

February 25 2016.

Get an expert lesson in opening scallops – and sample some delicious recipes down at the quay

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Don’t miss the spicy tasters

February 25 2016.

Scallops and spice – go try it this weekend

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Foreign bodies at Love Lane

February 25 2016.

Suspicious-looking mounds of earth are appearing in the Community Garden

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Defend the gates plea

February 25 2016.

They have defended Winchelsea for 700 years. But will the ancient gates of the Ancient Town be destroyed by traffic? Residents call for action to defend the gates before it is too late

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“Greens” are not fading away

February 25 2016.

Fears that the Greens (Rother Environmental Group) were fading away have been partially allayed

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No go area for litter-pickers

February 25 2016.

Litter, litter everywhere – but nobody is allowed to clear it up

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Health club getting results

February 18 2016.

We report on the goings on at a local health club

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Change, but where’s the action?

February 18 2016.

One group wound down, another emerged – but what has happened?

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