Tuesday, January 23 2018

Archive for January, 2018

Last year, this year

January 18 2018.

So what occupied our minds in 2017 and will there be any change in 2018?

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River Rother bank clean

January 18 2018.

A clearance party have worked hard to collect tide-born rubbish from the banks of the Rother

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Winchelsea windows help Demelza

January 18 2018.

Winchelsea Christmas Windows 2017 raised a fantastic £600 for Demelza Hospice Care For Children. The Christmas Windows team would like […]

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More help for Syria

January 18 2018.

Samara’s Aid Appeal continues to be supported by St Mary’s knitting group, with dignity bags being despatched on January 25

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Ahoy for the annual Rum Race

January 18 2018.

Come and watch or take part in the fun as competitors battle the January weather this weekend – but there are compensations….

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John Ryan and friends

January 18 2018.

Selecting works for the John Ryan retrospective exhibition at Rye Art Gallery was quite a challenge

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Hastings piano competition nears

January 18 2018.

Make sure to put the Hastings International Piano Concerto Competition dates in your diary

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Americana comes to Strand Quay

January 18 2018.

A couple’s passion has turned into a business

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Plague doctor of Kent

Plague doctor of Kent
January 18 2018.

Documents from an old chest in Smarden reveal the struggles of a 17th century doctor confronting a lethal disease for which, in reality there was no known cure. Alex Ferris talks to the Northiam and District Historical and Literary Society on January 23, writes Kenneth Bird.

Venue: Northiam Village Hall. Time: 7:30-9pm. All welcome: non members £3 payable on the door.

 

Southern to reveal 2018 timetable

January 18 2018.

Southern will be presenting their new timetable at the Town Hall next month

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An ordeal continues

January 18 2018.

Six cats still missing from a local sanctuary following an invasion by hounds

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Community Transport’s new direction

January 11 2018.

Representatives from local voluntary organisations meet to elect new directors of Rye & District Community Transport

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Sue swims for Sailability

January 11 2018.

Locals swim to France and back again, without leaving the swimming pool

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Charity appeals for runners

January 11 2018.

Set a New Year fitness target and take part in a traditional event in aid of a good cause

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Deadmans Lane railing failing

January 11 2018.

Is Deadmans Lane a name that harks back to the past? Or could it be a prescient prediction of the future?

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Help the environment

January 18 2018.

Interested in helping to ‘turn the tide on plastic’ and other environmental issues? The Rother Environmental Group will be discussing all this

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Charitable ghosts at the Mermaid

January 18 2018.

There is a dual purpose to the annual closed period for the Mermaid

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Rye Fund awards seven

January 18 2018.

The Rye Fund brings this year’s award winners together to celebrate how they contribute to the life of the community

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Unbeaten run comes to an end

January 18 2018.

It had to happen some time and Rye Town finally succumbed

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Casuals victorious in 2018 debut

January 18 2018.

Good results for Casuals teams

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Let’s go to the movies!

January 18 2018.

Woody Harrelson and Frances McDormand star in a darkly comic tale of a mother’s attempts to bring the murderer of her daughter to justice.

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New Pugwash film to be shot here

January 18 2018.

A favoured location for film-makers, Rye will shortly provide the back-drop for some adventures of the world’s most famous pirate Captain Pugwash

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How to fight flu

January 18 2018.

Worried about catching flu? Then read on

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Revitalising Vita

Revitalising Vita
January 18 2018.

Troy Smith, Head Gardener at Sissinghurst, will be giving the Winchelsea Garden Society Winter Lecture on January 20, writes Kenneth Bird.

Five years into the job, he speaks of inheriting the garden creation of Vita Sackville-West and Harold Nicholson, which they began in the 1930s, now the property of the National Trust.  He gave this talk last month at the College Club of Boston, US. Date and time: 2:30pm, January 20. Venue:  Winchelsea New Hall. Tickets at the door £5  (members £3).   Photo: Clara Molden

It’s Swap Shop time again

It’s Swap Shop time again
January 18 2018.

The swap shop for recycling unwanted household goods opens again on Saturday January 20 at the Tilling Green Community Centre, writes Kenneth Bird. The continuing popularity of this event was demonstrated by organiser Mike Pepler in his recent report for Rye News. “Bring stuff to give away, take free stuff for yourself or both, but no items too big to carry!”

Doors open: 9:30 till 12 noon
The next event will be at St Mary’s Centre in Lion Street on May 12.

River Rother clean-up crew

January 12 2018.

Rubbish is littering the banks of the Rother. Come and help clear it this Sunday

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Commendation for Sailing Club

January 11 2018.

Rye Harbour Sailing Club has received a much-deserved commendation from sailing’s governing body

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Free fitness to start 2018

January 11 2018.

Sign up now for free sessions at Rye’s Freedom leisure centre

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Swim, spin, feel fitter this year

January 11 2018.

New group swimming and spinning classes for all will be starting soon

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A259 disruption to tourist season

January 11 2018.

Could the Highways authority have chosen a worse time to close roads?

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