Tuesday, November 21 2017

News

Town remembers war dead
November 16 2017.

Traffic had to wait as Rye remembered those of its community killed in the conflicts of the last 100 years

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Bonfire goes with a bang

November 16 2017.

Noise, colour and fun for the traditional bonfire night

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Behind the Scenes at the Bonfire

November 16 2017.

The organisation of Rye’s bonfire night is a major achievement, with a combination of tradition and innovation.

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Nisa purchase to benefit Jempsons?

November 16 2017.

The big beasts of the food industry have been swallowing up the remains of the independent sector but Jemspon’s independence is not threatened – in fact recent changes may be good news for our local supermarket

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News from the harbour mouth

November 16 2017.

This report of the Harbour of Rye Advisory Committee shows that Rye’s port management plays an important role in the life of the town

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Grants up for grabs

November 16 2017.

Rother District Council has announced a funding stream to support events and festivals in Rye

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Appledore flower power

Appledore flower power
November 16 2017.

A festive floral demonstration will take place on Saturday December 2 at Appledore Village Hall, writes Donna Clifton. Sophie Beanie, member of the National Association of Flower Arrangement Societies, will demonstrate festive table decorations and centre pieces from 9:30-11am (doors open 9am). Tickets are available in advance Tel: 01223 768256, £10 including refreshments.

Christmas stalls follow from 11:30am to 1pm selling gifts, cakes, cards, hand-knits and more.  Admission is free and refreshments are available, all proceeds to Appledore parish church.

Parking again comes under debate

November 9 2017.

Some replies raise more questions than answers – this one was on parking

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Rye Bonfire Pageant 2017

November 9 2017.

Rye is all set to celebrate Rye Fawkes Pageant, Programmes (above) are available from a number of shops and businesses around the town – each one numbered for a £200 prize draw!!

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Local treks across Antarctic

November 9 2017.

Local girl in first all female Army team to cross Antarctica

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Big sales are on the cards

November 9 2017.

The Charity Christmas card shop began on a high, when two designs sold out and high notes will be hit by the Salvation Army band at the shop on Saturday, Remembrance Day

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Town ready for rockabilly rebels

November 9 2017.

A classic car parade through Rye will cap a rockabilly rave weekend

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In memoriam Joan Mussett

November 9 2017.

We remember another greatly loved resident of Rye

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Finishing post in sight for Plan

November 2 2017.

After years of work, the Neighbourhood Plan is almost complete

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Music Well friends to meet

Music Well friends to meet
November 2 2017.

On the AGM agenda for the Music Well’s meeting on November 14 is a short film about their successful Singing for Better Breathing project, reported by Rye News on July 6 2017, writes Kenneth Bird. The project was led by Sadie Hurley in locations at Camber, Rye Harbour and Winchelsea Beach earlier this year.

There will also be discussion about funding for the Mary Shipstone Fund (Rye News in September  2014). The venue is the Kino Cinema in Lion Street, at 6pm.

 

 

A man of many talents

November 2 2017.

We note here the passing of Ron Dellar, a well-loved Rye resident for many years

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The cost of policing

November 16 2017.

Would you pay more for our police? The PCC asks the question

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Rockabillies rock up in style

November 16 2017.

Rockabilly weekend is always an entertaining sight

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Dementia Awareness talk

Dementia Awareness talk
November 16 2017.

Daliea Redman of the Dementia Awareness Alliance will be giving a talk next Thursday November 23 at Tilling Green Community Centre at 6:30pm writes Kenneth Bird. All welcome.

Daliea is a regular speaker at dementia awareness-raising events and has been tireless in her work in the voluntary sector, as profiled in Rye News last year.

Fire drill at the Town Hall

November 16 2017.

Rye fire crews try out new state-of-the-art breathing apparatus in a practice drill at the Town Hall

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Brass band helps card sales

November 16 2017.

The Salvation Army brass band played the Last Post outside the charity Christmas card shop

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Bus services in disarray

November 9 2017.

Users of local buses will see a change in the service after Christmas

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The banners are paraded

November 9 2017.

The banners are out – and Rye has a lot of wars to remember

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Will the Christmas lights go on?

November 9 2017.

Christmas has lit up Rye’s streets in the past – but a question marks hangs over this year

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Rye Bonfire Society joins Battle

November 9 2017.

Battle Bonfire night may have been a little smaller than usual, but was much fun and just as noisy!

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Seven tonnes find new homes

November 9 2017.

The swap shop has become a regular institution since it started five years ago

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Petty vandalism at Rock Channel

November 9 2017.

Reports of vandalism in the vicinity of Rock Channel have put residents on their guard

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Plug and ride

November 2 2017.

Southern Rail announces its intention to roll out electric charging points in car parks across its network

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October 1517 – Martin Luther

November 2 2017.

Reformist or revolutionary? How our views of Martin Luther have changed over the years

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Churches join to mark Luther

November 2 2017.

Churches of all dominations met to celebrate the 500th anniversary of Martin Luther’s stand against religious dogma

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Parking controls creep nearer

November 2 2017.

Rye Town Council votes for parking enforcement

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