Sunday, June 25 2017

Opinions

Our undervalued asset
June 22 2017.

Why don’t we do more to promote this under-used part of the town?

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Jam yesterday, but not tomorrow

June 22 2017.

Let’s go to the beach. Where ? Camber Sands. But can we get there ?

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Do you know the Wilkinsons?

June 15 2017.
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Can anyone help to make a family reunion

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Rye – The name without a town?

May 19 2017.

Non-governance and neglect are the watchword of our town now in the process of a long decline says John Howlett

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Landgate, OK so far, now what?

May 11 2017.

Plans have been promised for the Landgate, but will they materialise?

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A nation of litterbugs

April 27 2017.

Are we really a nation of litter-louts

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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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Attack of the drones?

April 8 2017.

Something’s overhead – but should it be there? And whose is it?

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Parking – lobby your Council

April 6 2017.

Last week’s lead article was prompted by a letter on traffic and parking, discussed at a recent Town Council meeting. Here the author of that letter explains and expands on the extracts we quoted

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The truth, the whole truth and . . .

March 30 2017.

Today’s “fact” may suddenly become something less certain when more information emerges – so what is “the truth”?

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Trouble at school

March 16 2017.

It is not just the Studio School that has a problem

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A tale of two Cinque Ports

March 2 2017.

Why a bookshop closed in one town, and another opened here – and seems to be working well.

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R.A.G. Chairman looks forward

February 23 2017.

The Chairman of Rye Art Gallery Trust outlines some of his thoughts on the present and future for the gallery

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This was a volunteer . . . .

February 23 2017.

Paddy Harvey reflects on how to treat and encourage RAG volunteers

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Bed blocking solutions?

February 23 2017.

Government needs to be braver to find a solution for the healthcare of the future

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Small and beautiful trains?

February 16 2017.

More government funding has been announced for a lightweight train that could be ideal for our local line

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Rye’s council house, how it works

June 15 2017.

The Town Council does its bit to help local people find a home in Rye by purchasing a house in the town

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Save our High Street

May 25 2017.

The closure of one of the last food shops in the High Street means we are losing the traditional character of this street and local residents are losing out. Is this something we want to happen ?

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And if one more bottle . . .

May 19 2017.
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With the imminent departure of another institution, namely Johnson’s the greengrocer, a reader laments that the High Street is changing its nature, catering to visitors rather than people who live here

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Local election? What election?

May 4 2017.

With a general election taking up all the national news, will the local elections give any clue to the possible result in June?

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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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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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Appeal to MP on Studio School

April 6 2017.
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A student of the Studio School makes an open appeal to our MP

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Home from home

March 30 2017.

Are second home owners good or bad for Rye and its economy?

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Who cares?

March 23 2017.

How do we cope with the increasing demands to care for the elderly?

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Review of Bexhill governance

March 9 2017.

Prompted by a petition, Rother District Council is reviewing the governance of Bexhill. Should it have its own Town Council like Rye or would it be better to set up a more powerful Area Committee? The first stage of the consultation continues to the end of the month

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Crossing safe for zebras only?

March 2 2017.

If I were Zebra would drivers stop better on the crossing?

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More detail on rail chaos

February 23 2017.

The Chairman of MLAG throws more light on the current rail dispute

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Make our citadel a woonerf?

February 23 2017.

Parking and, inevitably, related traffic issues are currently being discussed by East Sussex County Council and Rother District Council (as parking meters get closer). They are also discussed in Rye’s draft Neighbourhood Plan, and may well be discussed at the Town Meeting next Wednesday, March 1 – and shared space may be one way forward in certain places

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New centre for Station area?

February 23 2017.

Could we improve Station Approach and at the same time add to the town’s facilities with a new Community Centre? Dennis Leeds-George thinks so

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Gallery trustees plan changes

February 16 2017.

The Trustees of the Rye Art Gallery seek to restore a direct link with the gallery’s many supporters, which the Gallery’s Friends have provided – and there are differing views

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