Sunday, May 28 2017

News

Every vote may count in June
May 25 2017.

The candidates hit town – but what are the odds on who will win? Locally it may be hard to predict our next MP

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Education on budget

May 25 2017.

Another in our series of updates from Rye College, reporting on new appointments, new budgets and plans for a new core curriculum

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Amber looks to the future

May 25 2017.

Sitting MP Amber Rudd works hard to be re-elected

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Southern Train Services

May 25 2017.

Train services next week and into the future

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Stroke Association hosts meeting

May 25 2017.

The Stroke Association is holding a free information session on June 6 at the River Haven Hotel, Winchelsea Road, Rye, TN31 7EL from 11am to 1pm for public and health professionals to attend, writes Marie White.

Enquiries to Marie White, Information Advice and Support Coordinator –  Stroke Association.
Telephone 07515 596965, Helpline 0303 3033 100, Textphone 18001 0303 3033 100

Money goes up in bonfire auction

May 25 2017.

A portrait of the Town Crier and a pillion ride on a charismatic motor bike – what can they possibly have in common ?

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Sewer collapses

May 25 2017.

A collapsed sewer in Kings Avenue, Rye, is being dealt with by Southern Water’s contractors and may take up to June 6 to fix, so the road is temporarily closed outside numbers 33-35. (Source: East Sussex Highways)

Security heightened

May 25 2017.

Reaction after the event which targeted families

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Will the Javelin be thrown?

May 19 2017.

Network Rail will discuss its plans to extend the high speed Javelin train service to Rye and beyond

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Plans move better together

May 11 2017.

Planning for increased local healthcare on the hospital site is now moving forward and consultations are taking place

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Southern opens up

May 11 2017.

Tough questioning of Southern was a feature of the MLAG AGM. Chairman Stuart Harland reports in detail

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High Street loses fruit and veg

May 11 2017.

Another serious loss to the high street – no butcher and now no greengrocer

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Peasmarsh Proud

May 11 2017.

Inspection success for Peasmarsh Primary School

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Hot pennies and cool costumes

May 4 2017.

Militiamen, bonfire boys, macebearers, robes, wigs, tricorn hats, chains of office – and a bus – not to mention the hot pennies ! What is going on ?

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Community Shop hosts awards

May 4 2017.

Amber Rudd MP helped with the distribution of the latest funding round from the Community Shop

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Movement on the Landgate

May 4 2017.

At last, embryonic plans for the future of the Landgate have emerged

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Labour leader aims high

May 25 2017.

Hastings and Rye is regarded as a marginal constituency, but can a local lad win it back for Labour ?

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Affordable homes for locals

May 25 2017.

A new development of affordable homes for local people is officially opened in Broad Oak, Brede

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Cars get parking tickets

May 25 2017.

Hold the front page! There was an enforcement of parking violations in town last week. Eye-witness Heidi Foster reports

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What’s on for the Bank Holiday

May 25 2017.

The weather getting you down ? Why not try something even hotter

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Roadworks return at Iden Bridge

May 25 2017.

A local bridge is to be closed overnight – for 5 nights. Could it cause you problems ?

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David Wilkinson dies at 105

David Wilkinson dies at 105
May 25 2017.

Major David Wilkinson, who received a special message from the Queen in February to celebrate his 105th birthday, has died and his funeral service will be in St Mary’s Church next Wednesday, May 31, at 2pm. He lived in Church Square, had a long career in the army, and was a life member of the golf club. Source: St Mary’s church notices.

Cleaning the Landgate (again)

May 19 2017.

Another clean-up has been done on the Landgate, but will it prove to be a waste of money?

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Supermarket and bakery merge

May 19 2017.

Jempson’s and The Rye bakery have announced that they are to merge baking operations

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New lifesaving boat needed

May 11 2017.

Rye Harbour lifeboat crew need a new boat after theirs was irreparably damaged after a call out

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Election fever (French style)

May 11 2017.

There was a high turnout in Ashford for the French Presidential election

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Sailing Club fund raiser

Sailing Club fund raiser
May 11 2017.

Rye Harbour Sailing Club are raising funds for their refurbishment and Sailability project with a coffee, tea and cake morning at Oxenbridge Farm on Saturday, May 20. Art, craft, pottery and plant and flower stalls will be there to enjoy or from which to purchase.

Venue:  Oxenbridge Farm, Wittersham Road, Iden, TN31 7UY  10am – 1pm;  Admission £2.50 to include refreshments in the stunning gardens with magnificent views.  Photo: David Tomkinson. Source: RHSC

 

Tories hold East Sussex

May 5 2017.

The results are in and here are the winners and losers

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May gets off to a merry start

May 4 2017.

Visiting the town to see what else was going on besides mayor making, lots was happening for townsfolk and tourists alike

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All change at the roundabout

May 4 2017.

Plans are up for council discussion on development of the former Skinners site

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Vote, vote, vote

April 27 2017.

The first of two elections is this coming week. We profile the parties

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