Saturday, February 24 2018

News

Small step forward on Landgate
February 22 2018.

More money becomes available to repair the Landgate – but what then ?

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A259 resurfacing postponed

February 22 2018.

All change on roadworks

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Neighbourhood Plan views sought

February 22 2018.

Rye’s Neighbourhood Plan takes a step forward – but when can we vote on it ?

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How local is “local” for renters?

February 22 2018.

And the question is – how to define a local family ?

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Explorers organise charity evening

Explorers organise charity evening
February 22 2018.

A fund-raiser quiz evening in aid of the Cystic Fibrosis charity will be held at the Scout Centre on Saturday March 3. Organised by the Explorer Scouts (18 to 25-year-olds), it should prove a family friendly fun evening says their volunteer leader Stephanie Wittman: “There’s been quite a good response already and we’re hoping to have at least 30 on the evening. Bring your own snacks.” Venue: The Scout Centre, The Grove, Rye, TN31 7ND. Time: 6:30-8pm, table for six: £9. For further information, contact Stephanie Wittman on  07468 415696

Rail repairs get locals up early

February 15 2018.

A nuisance for some, maybe, but unsociable working hours for others

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A plague of rats?

February 15 2018.

To see two rats on the same day in different locations gives food for thought

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Playden WI celebrates centenary

February 15 2018.

Playden WI may have the longest history of any of our local voluntary organisations

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Landgate Action Group agreed

February 8 2018.

Latest meeting with interested parties and Rother District Council about the Landgate, hopes for action

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A259 diversions planned

February 8 2018.

The A259 will be closed at from 8pm each night for two weeks from this Monday to allow ‘investigation works’ to be carried out

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Art Gallery trustees consult

February 1 2018.

Rye Art Gallery is reviewing its trustees and has a new chairman as well

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Chowney wins vote

February 1 2018.

White Rock hosts Labour party as they choose their challenger

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Rolling out the yellow lines

February 1 2018.

Yellow line renewal slowly creeps on

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Police crackdown on car mobiles

January 25 2018.

Sussex Police invite public support in their crackdown on dangerous drivers using mobile phones

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On the trail of the crane

On the trail of the crane
January 25 2018.

Next Friday’s talk to the Iden Natural History Society is about enigmatic cranes that live in some of the most wonderful areas of the world. The two speakers, Brenda and Ralph Todd, have been giving illustrated talks to many clubs and organisations around the country for the past 35 years. Venue: Iden Village Hall. Time 7:30pm on January 26, 2018.

Visitors: £3 per person.

RIP Brian Joseph McIver

January 25 2018.

Brian McIver was a much loved resident who lived in Udimore Road, Rye

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Action needed on danger corner

February 22 2018.

A supermarket extends, and adds to a traffic hazard – which needs a solution!

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MLAG AGM and Southern timetable

February 22 2018.

A chance for you to have your say to Southern Rail’s representitives

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Rock Channel to get deeper

February 22 2018.

Strange happenings at the dead of night on the river might have a natural explanation

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RTC meeting ends on worrying note

February 15 2018.

The Town Council catch up with business for 2018

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The George helps Sailability

February 15 2018.

The Rye Harbour Sailing Club’s Sailability charity moves forward with a generous donation

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Britain at low tide

Britain at low tide
February 15 2018.

Series 2 of Britain at Low Tide starts this Saturday February 17 on Channel 4 at 8pm writes Kenneth Bird. This first of six programmes was filmed in Winchelsea and deals with the coastal and inter-tidal archaeology of this part of East Sussex. Winchelsea Museum provided access to all the maps it holds showing how the coastline has changed through the centuries.  Photo: Schnauzer Forum

 

 

 

 

Volunteer courses start

February 15 2018.

A local community learning charity aimed at helping young people is starting a variety of training courses in Rye this month

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Ice maiden returns

February 8 2018.

So you thought the winter was cold? How about -40c?

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European Movement branches out

February 8 2018.

A new branch of an all-party organisation to fight Brexit has been formed targeting the Hastings and Rye constituency

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Landgate friends go on

February 1 2018.

The friends of the Landgate will continue to work with Rother towards a solution

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Sussex seaside makes history

February 1 2018.

“Resorting to the Coast – Sussex Seaside History” is the title of Dr Geoffrey Mead’s talk to Rye Museum Association on  Thursday, February 8, writes Kenneth Bird. Dr Mead is a trustee of the museum. The talk begins at 3 East Street at 7:30pm, with light refreshments and raffle afterwards. Members, £3; non-members, £4. Non-members welcome.

Council tax to rise

January 25 2018.

Why we are about to pay more to ESCC

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New face at RNLI

January 25 2018.

Our Rye Harbour correspondent takes on new role with the RNLI

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Join winter ramble at Pett Level

Join winter ramble at Pett Level
January 25 2018.

With reedbeds, grassland and wetland to explore, Pett Pools and Pett Level are a perfect location for birdwatching, writes Linda Wren. Join our warden Chris along with bird-ringer Phil Jones to explore this rich area looking for wildfowl, waders and birds of prey. Bring a packed lunch and binoculars if you have them. Meet at the roadside pool at Pett Level – TQ 899142 (map ref).  Travelling from Winchelsea Beach the Pools are on the right by a lay-by.

Date and time: January 28 10:30am to 2pm.  Donations appreciated.

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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