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Archive for August, 2016

Reserve volunteers entertained

August 30 2016.

Rye Harbour Nature Reserve volunteers swapped nature study for learning about architecture and historical artefacts in a tour of Winchelsea Museum and St Thomas’ church

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Lifeguard Club at Camber Sands

Lifeguard Club at Camber Sands
August 29 2016.

We are starting a Lifeguard club at Camber Sands and need support and volunteers of any age. There is a meeting at Camber Sands Central  Car Park, Old Lydd Road, Friday September 2 at 7pm. We need help to be able to help.

Twitter ~ Lifeguard Club @CamberSandsRye

 

Let’s go to the movies!

August 25 2016.

Showtime – Suicide Squad – it feels good to be bad. What happens if you assemble a team of the world’s most dangerous, incarcerated Super Villains and provide them with the most powerful arsenal at the government’s disposal?

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Should dogs be banned?

August 25 2016.

Changes in the law mean Rye Town Council will need to look closely at where dogs should be banned or have to be kept on a lead. Also humans might have to be banned from doing various things – like being noisy, or eating in public, or affecting others’ quality of life in any way – like, perhaps, bell ringing

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How to grow old disgracefully

August 25 2016.

Agony aunt, Virginia Ironside makes us laugh in a historical environment, Fairlight Hall

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Hospice boost at Country Show

August 25 2016.

The Rye Country Show attracted large crowds to the new venue at Elm Tree Farm, Icklesham and was rated a great success

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Exam success for Rye College

August 25 2016.

The nervous wait is over and exam results are in, but how did Rye College and the Art Studio do?

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Five die on Camber Sands

August 25 2016.

Another sea tragedy hits Camber Sands with rescue services unable to save the victims

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Peter Dyce RIP

August 24 2016.

We regret to learn of the death of Peter Dyce, aged 87, who served on Rye Town Council for many years, and as Mayor in 2001-3. writes Kenneth Bird. The funeral will be held at Hastings crematorium on Monday September 5 at 12:30pm. We offer our condolences to his wife Joyce.

 

 

Blooming marvellous

August 23 2016.

Amusing carrots, lengthy cucumbers and glamorous onions were all on the table at the Rye fruit and vegetable show last weekend. The giant pumpkins were on the floor as their huge weight meant that they could not be lifted by humans

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Ends Monday, Tuesday Painters

August 23 2016.

The Tuesday Painters end their exhibition on Bank Holiday Monday, but there is an opportunity to visit all weekend.

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Let’s go sailing with RHSC

August 18 2016.

Another invitation to try your hand at sailing with the Rye Harbour Sailing Club

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An interview with…….

August 18 2016.

This week an interview with Rye MP and new Home Secretary

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60 years of congestion inaction

August 18 2016.
You write:

A Rye returnee airs his views on the parking problem

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Is a street-sweeper necessary?

August 18 2016.

The street sweeping machine does an excellent job – but is not popular with everybody

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Celebrate 150 years of haulage

August 30 2016.

Jempsons of Rye, haulage contractors, celebrate their first 150 years in business with the publication of a new book and a fund-raising dinner for charity

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In memory of Peter Dyce

August 26 2016.
You write:

Thank you to Kenneth [Kenneth Bird, founder of Rye News]for advising the death of my uncle Peter in Rye News and for his and Margaret’s kind letter this week to Joyce.  I can confirm that this was much appreciated. As you say his funeral has been arranged for Monday September 5 at Hastings Crematorium and whilst there will be no flowers we are asking that any donations should be made to the Rye Memorial Hospital which was so important to Peter as councillor and mayor.

Regards

David

Fruitless weekend for cricketers

August 25 2016.

Despite high hopes of success, the cricket teams were doomed to disappointment last week end

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Jazz – the final countdown

August 25 2016.

This coming August Bank Holiday weekend the Rye Jazz & Blues Festival delights music lovers from across the South East with a feast of top class performances throughout Rye including our very own Rye Bay Crew (above)

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Anyone for Cinderella?

August 25 2016.

Acting Up gearing up for the panto Cinderella

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Town may groove to a halt

August 25 2016.

Be warned. Rye may grind to a halt this weekend. The jazz festival has started and runs through to the end of the Bank Holiday – and much of the outdoor action will be around the Town Hall and the Kino

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Hospice reopens after fire

August 25 2016.

St Michael’s Hospice has risen magnificently refurbished after the fire last year, thanks to its Phoenix Appeal

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Car chase ended here

August 25 2016.

A family were woken up to find an unexpected visitor in their front room on Tuesday

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Much Ado braves all weathers

August 24 2016.

It would seem we can’t get enough of Shakespeare this year. He had a way with words for sure, as The Lamb Players’ performance reminded us

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A last hurrah for Shakespeare!

August 23 2016.

Shakespeare is fed up with writing plays, so he gets Rye’s John Fletcher to do it for him……..

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Dining out in Rye

August 20 2016.

The decor may seem curious to some, but even a sophisticated London journo drools over the food

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The bells of hell go ting-a-ling….

August 18 2016.

The anonymous complaint about church bells has stirred up something of a hornets nest

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Volunteer or shop assistant?

August 18 2016.

A personal view of the pros and cons of volunteering – just don’t shoot the messenger!

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Fears about new owners

August 18 2016.

EDF the new owners of the Dungeness Estate, are committed to conserving the land as a nature reserve, but growing numbers of visitors and new modern house-building are changing the character of the place

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Jazz Festival tickets sell fast

August 18 2016.

London based Cuban band Kandela Mi Son will be performing their vibrant blend of Cuban music guaranteed to get you and the family dancing at the Rye Jazz Festival

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