Tuesday, April 25 2017

Archive for April, 2017

Kayaking to save lives

April 20 2017.

Firefighters kayak down the Rother to help save lives

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Our turn to govern?

April 20 2017.

John Howlett make an argument for change, at this election time, in our local government

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Wall Of Sound Ireland bound

April 20 2017.

A local choir is heading for Ireland to play in an international festival

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Let’s go to the movies!

April 20 2017.

Gemma Arterton, Sam Claflin and Bill Nighy star in this Second World War drama centred on a woman writing scripts for propaganda films – and the men drawn to her charm

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Pottery’s unsung heroes

April 20 2017.

Josh Cole talked about the vital part women play at Rye Pottery, why there would be no pottery without Mr Jack, and the importance of design when potting becomes an art

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Flight of artistic fancy

April 20 2017.

Never dismiss an unusual venue for art

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Pier becomes (yarn) bombsite

April 20 2017.

Hasting pier shows off the mother of all yarn bombings

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Green group’s nuclear visit

April 20 2017.

The Rother Environmental Group goes nuclear at Dungeness

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Raising river’s tidal walls

April 20 2017.

Flood risks are always in mind as the Environment Agency reveals its latest plans

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Good Friday’s Walk of Witness

April 20 2017.

The meaning of Good Friday is called to mind through a simple re-enactment and procession through the streets of Rye

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Celebrating St George’s Day

Celebrating St George’s Day
April 20 2017.

This year’s St George’s Day celebration will take place this Sunday April 23. A parade (shown above) of former servicemen and present-day youth organisations will start from Adams in the High Street at 10.15am, passing Rye Town Hall where the Mayor will take the salute, and processing to St Mary’s Church for the civic service commencing at 10:30am.   Source: Churches Together. Photo: Rye News Library

 

Have you got the power?

April 20 2017.

Vulnerable people can receive additional help in the event of a power cut. Please make sure you and any friends and neighbours who may need this service are signed up

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Lilies in remembrance

April 18 2017.

Remember the lilies, how they grow? See them in vases at Peasmarsh church

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Rye Town Council – where is it?

April 13 2017.

Rye’s Town Council may have no power – but it has a voice – which is not getting heard

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Mass murder at World of Legend

April 13 2017.

Richard III reigned for only two years before he was killed on the battlefield. But he was alive and well (though pretty scary) in Rye last weekend, thanks to Emily Carding’s innovative and powerful retelling of the old story

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Come and play tennis

April 20 2017.

Rye Tennis Club is throwing open its courts on Mayday and inviting anyone who would like to try hitting a ball to come and have a go

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Trapped in the car park

April 20 2017.
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A visitor experiences our parking problem

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The crucifixion and other stories

April 20 2017.

Following Easter last weekend a challenging exhibition opens at the Rye Creative Centre

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Free Macbeth taster at Mermaid

April 20 2017.

Theatre troupe Bowler Crab returns to Rye with a look at different ways of interpreting Shakespeare’s Macbeth, with help from the audience

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A town like ours on stage

April 20 2017.

A famous Victorian novel about a place like ours takes to the stage – but is it Rye ?

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Watch Sergei Polunin dance

April 20 2017.

A dance feast – a documentary about Russian Sergei Polunin

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Permaculture – a sustainable life

April 20 2017.

Anyone interested in sustainable living watch the film Inhabit

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Marsh churches need support

April 20 2017.

The Romney Marsh churches are internationally famous for their location and beautiful architecture. Historically in a class of their own, they need the dedicated support of friends to maintain them

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Winchelsea ‘elects’ new Mayor

April 20 2017.

Mayoral glass ceiling broken in Winchelsea

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One hour in the museum

April 20 2017.

Rye was open for visitors over Easter and the town’s volunteers were kept busy – including East Street’s Museum which threw open its doors and all sorts of people came in

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An eggcase hunt with a difference

April 20 2017.

Rye Harbour Nature Reserve hosted a popular search for mermaids’ purses – and the results are now in!

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Town prepares for cup final

April 19 2017.

Rye Town FC are playing its first of two cup finals and looks like it could win

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Lottery funds help regenerate

Lottery funds help regenerate
April 13 2017.

In her newsletter this week, Rye MP Amber Rudd has revealed that her Hastings and Rye Constituency has received more than £30 million of funding from the lottery and Coastal Communities funds. The majority has gone to regeneration projects in Hastings but, in Rye, the Museum, with its two sites at East Street and Ypres Castle (both a must-visit for tourists and residents alike), has benefited from lottery largesse. Perhaps the Landgate might be a future beneficiary, writes John Minter.

 

Easter with Mapp and Lucia

April 13 2017.

Action in Market Street as the BBC film a 30s classic – but where can you see it again this weekend? And get many views of historic Rye as well?

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Let’s go to the movies!

April 13 2017.

Morgan Freeman, Michael Caine and Alan Arkin star in this crime comedy as a trio of law-abiding citizens who decide to rob the bank that has raided their pension funds.

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