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Archive for February, 2017

Camber and drugs hearings to start

February 24 2017.

The facts surrounding two separate events last years will shortly begin to be resolved

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Tennis Club plans expansion

February 23 2017.

Rye LTC plan a new venture to enhance the Club – but not to everyone’s liking

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Casuals in shoot out victory

February 23 2017.

There was goals and penalties galore as Icklesham’s first, second and veterans teams were in action. David Mayne reports

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More detail on rail chaos

February 23 2017.

The Chairman of MLAG throws more light on the current rail dispute

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Make our citadel a woonerf?

February 23 2017.

Parking and, inevitably, related traffic issues are currently being discussed by East Sussex County Council and Rother District Council (as parking meters get closer). They are also discussed in Rye’s draft Neighbourhood Plan, and may well be discussed at the Town Meeting next Wednesday, March 1 – and shared space may be one way forward in certain places

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New centre for Station area?

February 23 2017.

Could we improve Station Approach and at the same time add to the town’s facilities with a new Community Centre? Dennis Leeds-George thinks so

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Let’s go to the movies!

February 23 2017.

Denzel Washington and Viola Davis star in Fences, the story of Troy Maxson, who once dreamed of a baseball career but was too old when the leagues started admitting black players

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Climbing days remembered

February 23 2017.

Author Dan Richards sets out on the trail of his great aunt, Dorothy Pilley, a prominent and pioneering mountaineer of the early twentieth century, and discovers a legend

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The NHS listens to your voice

February 23 2017.

A former health professional, now working as a volunteer, explains how important it is for the NHS to get feedback from patients’ experiences.

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Ukuleles strum to scallops

February 23 2017.

Scallops and ukuleles team up for Scallops Week and there’s a busy weekend of events to come

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It must be spring!

February 23 2017.

Can it be Spring already? The market stalls suggest it is

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Fairtrade comes to town

February 23 2017.

Fairtrade Fortnight starts soon

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Amber addresses business forum

February 23 2017.

A well-attended new forum for local businesses was launched with guest speaker Amber Rudd

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Station display just the ticket

February 23 2017.

Are they waiting for a train? Stuart (on the right, above, of the Deputy Town Crier) has a station in his back garden, but that might not help. However some of his “luggage” has been left at Rye’s station for a while.

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105 best wishes specially delivered

105 best wishes specially delivered
February 17 2017.

Major David Wilkinson who lives in Church Square, Rye celebrated his 105th birthday this week with golfing friends before getting a special delivery from the Queen of best wishes. Photo by Kenneth Bird.

What a carry on

What a carry on
February 23 2017.

A packed Standard Inn hosted one of the highlights of scallop week on Wednesday February 22 writes Seana Lanigan. The Carry On Boys, featuring Phil “Fingers” Law, Rocking” Reg Marchant and “Songsmith” Steve Stone.  The popular trio presented an excellent acoustic set, featuring classics from country, jazz and ska genres as well as their own original works.

Town cruise into the semi final

February 23 2017.

Last Saturday 18 February Rye town were in cup action as they hosted Westfield II. Dan Lake reports

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R.A.G. Chairman looks forward

February 23 2017.

The Chairman of Rye Art Gallery Trust outlines some of his thoughts on the present and future for the gallery

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This was a volunteer . . . .

February 23 2017.

Paddy Harvey reflects on how to treat and encourage RAG volunteers

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Bed blocking solutions?

February 23 2017.

Government needs to be braver to find a solution for the healthcare of the future

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Music season tunes up

February 23 2017.

The music scene is starting again which is great as we have so much local talent

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Thank you for the music

February 23 2017.

A capacity crowd moved to the beat of the tambourine at a sell out singalonga Mamma Mia evening last weekend

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Christmas Festival takes stock

February 23 2017.

The 2016 Christmas Festival in Rye was another resounding success, but it took a lot of organising skill and dedicated teamwork.

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The art lesson

February 23 2017.

Our allotmenteer Sarah Nelson, decided she needed something else to fill the long winter hours…

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Pussies branch out into blue

February 23 2017.

Rye’s ‘pussy hats’ are becoming a ‘must have’

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Nature proves entertaining

February 23 2017.

The work of Sussex Wildlife Trust proved highly entertaining at a talk given to Friends of Rye Harbour Wildlife Trust last week

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Do planning officers listen ?

February 23 2017.

This week may see some controversy rearing its head – as one of Rother District Council’s officers talks to the Town Planning Committee on Monday, and all our councillors (County, District and Town) attend the annual Town Meeting on Wednesday

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New Poppy Appeal Organiser

February 23 2017.

Rye RBL welcomes Jackie Brooks, new Poppy Appeal Organiser, to the team this week.

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FSB sponsors networking

February 23 2017.

It seems that business networking opportunities, like buses, either don’t happen, or several come along together, writes John Minter. Further to the recent meeting at the Mermaid, the Forum for Small Business (FSB) are organising a networking meeting to be held at the Grapevine, Conduit Hill on March 2 from 5:30pm to 7:30pm. Entrance is £10 and further information can be had from the organiser, Kerry Byott, kerry.byott@fsb.ork.uk

Casuals earn a vital point

February 16 2017.

Last Saturday 11 February the 1st team of Icklesham Casuals entertained J.C. Tackleway whilst the 2nd team travelled away to Sedlescombe Rangers III. David Mayne reports.

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