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Archive for January, 2017

Dry summer Sloes entrants

January 27 2017.

A dry summer produced fewer entrants this year, but a quality winner was still found

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Wrestling show entertains

January 26 2017.

Which way is down as wrestling visits Rye with an entertaining show that gripped the audience

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Who can buy new houses?

January 26 2017.

Some new homes are being built in Rye – but do too many have old owners? Nationwide, home ownership is falling and is it time to decide who can have new homes? One town thought so. Should Rye also consider its options?

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When is a box office hit a flop?

January 26 2017.

This critic came away from La La Land distinctly underwhelmed – as entertainment goes, this film was mediocre at best

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Panto time in Fairlight

January 26 2017.

Its surely not that time of year again? Oh yes it is!

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A newbie’s view of Rye

January 26 2017.

Reasons to be cheerful part 9. Our Rye newcomers make plans to go deeper, further and wider this year

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Dental help for refugees

Dental help for refugees
January 26 2017.

Following her return from visiting refugee camps in northern Greece with her dentist husband Kyriacos, as reported in Rye News, Diana Hajikakou will be giving an illustrated talk on her experiences.

The Hajikakous have lived and worked in Rye for some time and formerly had a dental surgery in Market Road. The talk will commence at 7:30pm on Wednesday February 1 at St Mary’s Centre in Lion Street. Light refreshments will be available. Donations will be invited for equipment for further dental aid in Greece.

Southern for the chop?

January 26 2017.

What is the future for Southern? Reports are coming in that the DfT might be about to take action

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Landgate report still awaited

January 26 2017.

A report, promised 13 months ago, is still to arrive, but for an ancient monument built in the 14th century that is not a long time – unless it is are falling apart and bits may land on a passing pedestrian or vehicle

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More refugee blankets on the way

January 26 2017.

Freezing weather here, but at least most of us have walls and roofs to protect us from the elements. Rye knitters are sending home made blankets to refugees in need with their love

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Barbados paceman joins Rye CC

January 19 2017.

The Cricket Club’s Overseas Player for 2017 is announed

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Pianists to compete at Hastings

January 19 2017.

It is almost time for the annual Hastings International Piano Concerto Competition again and David Hance reports on the preparations for this year

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Magic from young Korean star

January 19 2017.

Get your tickets for the piano competition 2017, it’s a treat

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A must see film – The Carer

January 19 2017.

Film of the week – enjoyable and uplifting

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Scallops and shanties

January 19 2017.

The popular Rye Bay Crew will be celebrating the Scallop Festival next month

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Fund helps nine groups

January 26 2017.

The Rye Fund congratulates the winners of its latest round of awards

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Challenging year for cricket

January 26 2017.

Rye Cricket Club will look back on a challenging year at its AGM on Sunday January 29, but celebrates its achievements and plans for 2017

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Arts Festival considers changes

January 26 2017.

Rye Arts Festival is consulting its membership on changes to its membership conditions

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Let’s go to the movies!

January 26 2017.

New this week, Lion tells the true story of an Indian boy’s efforts to find his family, and Hacksaw Ridge portrays the struggle of unarmed American soldier and conscientious objector Desmond Ross, who saved 75 men at Okinawa

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Mermaid tours raise £2,500

January 26 2017.

When the Mermaid owners offered private tours of the building to raise money for charity, the idea proved extremely popular

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The hidden causes of anger

January 26 2017.

Is living our lives through digital devices making us cranky?

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Walking for children

January 26 2017.

The death of a child has inspired a mother to take on an epic coastal walk

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Academy plans for brighter future

January 26 2017.

Rye Academy, which runs the town’s schools, has abandoned plans for a new building on the Lower School site, but the new chief executive of Rye Academy Trust is determined to recover lost momentum and improve the educational offer

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Housing plans face changes

January 26 2017.

Government plans to solve the country’s housing crisis may be published shortly, but what impact will they have on Rye ?

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Rum Racers brave the cold

January 19 2017.

RHSC members braved the cold conditions for their Rum Race – the first sailing event of the year

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Refugees in need of help locally

January 19 2017.

Help is needed by local organisations for the resettlement of refugees

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Let’s go to the movies!

January 19 2017.

La La Land tops the bill again but there’s still a chance to see The Carer – filmed at Boughton Monchelsea – and Kino specials The Eagle Huntress, BAFTA-winning documentary about a Kazakh girl; and an exhibition on screen, The Curious World of Hieronymus Bosch

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Rye Film Club unveils new program

January 19 2017.

Following good attendances at recent film shows Rye Film Club look forward to more appreciative audiences, as they continue with their programme of classic and foreign-language films through the winter to spring

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Looking back at quiz leagues

January 19 2017.

Pub quizzes have always been popular. Dennis Leeds-George looks back over the years at the local quiz scene

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Age UK’s Healthy Living Club

January 19 2017.

You can learn to keep fit at Age UK’s healthy living club, aimed at people over 50, which meets every other Wednesday at the 1st Rye Scouts Centre, The Grove, writes Kenneth Bird. Next dates are January 25, February 8 and February 22, 10am till 12 noon.

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