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Archive for December, 2016

Casuals end the year with a win

December 22 2016.

Last Saturday, December 17, Icklesham Casuals 2nd team travelled away in a bottom-of-the-table clash. David Mayne reports.

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Pointing to victory

December 22 2016.

Perhaps not strictly a sport, but the ancient game of crib is alive and well in our area. Dennis Leeds-George reports

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Euphonia plays a different tune

December 22 2016.

A fascinating and enjoyable evening, showcasing the talents of both cast and director and which deserved a larger audience

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Moving tribute to gifted man

December 22 2016.

Thomas Harris, a young pianist of great promise, died at the age of 22. A concert was held in his memory at St Thomas’s Church, Winchelsea

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Let’s go to the movies!

December 22 2016.

There are still chances to see Rogue One and Passengers this coming Christmas week, together with a stunning performance of The Nutcracker from the Royal Opera House. Fantastic Beasts and Bridget Jones’s Baby return on Friday, December 30, with Silence and A Monster Calls from New Year’s day

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Music-makers raise funds

December 22 2016.

A local church organist and a trumpeter team up with a recording engineer to help a charity

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Learning from a Master

December 22 2016.

A Master comes to teach tips for the Christmas festivities

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Time to celebrate a birth

December 22 2016.

Church doors are open everywhere – whether you want a service for the children, or one with carols, or indeed one that can be done before the cooking has to start

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Reaching out to the world

December 22 2016.

It seems that the world wants to hear of events in Rye and Heidi Foster helps to spread the word

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Fire fighters play Santa

Fire fighters play Santa
December 22 2016.

Once again, local firemen will be raising funds for the Fire Fighters Charity on Christmas Day, by getting Santa to deliver parcels writes Charles Harkness.

Parcels should be left at the fire station by the Ferry Road level crossing on Christmas Eve between 9am and 3pm and they will be delivered on Christmas morning.

Delivery charge is £2 for each parcel and they will be delivered in the area covered by Rye, Rye Harbour, Winchelsea and Winchelsea Beach, Playden, Iden and Camber.       Photo: Rye News Library

Candlelit carols at St Mary’s

December 22 2016.

A tale of two trees, one loved and one in disgrace, at the annual carol service at St Mary’s

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Deadman’s damage

December 16 2016.
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More damage in Deadmans Lane

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First win for Casuals seconds

December 15 2016.

Last Saturday 10 December Icklesham Casuals 2nd team entertained Northiam 75 2nds at the recreation ground whilst the 1st team travelled away to face Wadhurst United. David Mayne reports

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Let it snow, let it snow

December 15 2016.

Our Rye newbie reflects on a past Christmas and this year’s”‘Christmas in Rye”

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Something for everyone

December 15 2016.

The children (above) are enthralled – but the Christmas Festival “Tales of Old” had something for everyone, despite dark and threatening skies

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Runners train beginners

Runners train beginners
December 22 2016.

We are starting a new Rye Runners beginners course from January 14 which is a 10 week course that gets people of any ability into running – and we have managed to get this funded so the course only costs £10, writes Gareth McCully

This is a great way to get fitter and maybe a bit thinner through running. If you want to change in the new year and want to have some laughs, then this course really is a great way to do it. For more information contact garethmccully24@gmail.com What are you waiting for?!

Hall replies to critics

December 22 2016.
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Country and Western at Camber – a correction

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Howling over the marshes

December 22 2016.

Fancy some entertainment after the festivities? In Winchelsea, Holmes and Watson will be seeking the Hound of the Baskervilles inside St Thomas’s Church, complete with fog, in this year’s Christmas matinee

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Dancing a panto

Dancing a panto
December 22 2016.

Performers from Rye Dance School presented their pantomime at Rye Community Centre last weekend, December 17, following performances during the “Tales of Old” Christmas celebration on December 10 on the main stage in the Cinque Ports Arms car park.              Photo: Kenneth Bird

Ian Graham-Bryce remembered

December 22 2016.

Rye Arts Festival is a massive annual event, but who knows the past history of volunteers who have made it work. Former chairman Ian Graham-Bryce died recently. A friend remembers him

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Windows light up for Advent

December 22 2016.

Winchelsea tweaks its curtains and allows passers by a glimpse of festive beauty

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New and different in Hastings

December 22 2016.

If in Hastings do seek out The Palace, especially when totally renovated

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Carols and candles to reflect by

December 22 2016.

Exchanging shopping for reflection in Winchelsea

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Housing surveys coming soon

December 22 2016.

The latest houses being built in Valley Park on the outskirts of Rye are bigger than first planned, but are they meeting local people’s real needs. Rother District Council is investigating

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Happy Christmas to our readers….

December 22 2016.

Our editor has a look back at some of the topics covered in the past year

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Jempson’s all nighters this week

Jempson’s all nighters this week
December 22 2016.

Family owned independent supermarket Jempson’s has announced that its Rye supermarket, Peasmarsh Superstore and petrol station will be open continuously from 6am Friday 23 December until 8pm closing on Christmas Eve.

Stephen Jempson said “The annual all-night opening has proven very popular, we hope that this will be beneficial to our customers. I would like to take this opportunity to wish our customers a Happy Christmas with all best wishes for the New Year. We look forward to being of service to you in 2017 and thank you very much for your custom and ongoing support”.         Photo: Stephen Jempson

Source: Jempson’s

An open letter to Amber Rudd

December 15 2016.

Enough is enough – we ask our MP what the Government is going to do to resolve the Southern / Unions impasse

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Wall of Sound at Tales of Old

December 15 2016.

Fresh from their London excursion, the Wall of Sound choir performed throughout the day

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Bonfire boys lose another stalwart

December 15 2016.

Rye and the Bonfire Society suffer the loss of another member

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Avoid wintry home hazards

December 14 2016.

Taking a look up at your home from the pavement can save you a lot of money, says the Rye Conservation Society

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