Friday, August 18 2017

Opinions

Should jazz take over the roads?
August 17 2017.

Road closures inevitably cause inconvenience. Should their use should be restricted to charitably-organised events for the benefit of the whole community ?

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Hazards in the High Street

August 17 2017.
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The perils of advertising boards in the High Street

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The blight of the wheelie bin

August 10 2017.

Have we accepted as a society that wheelie bins are here to stay disfiguring our beautiful town?

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Love the Landgate

August 3 2017.

Love the Landgate and save it before it is too late

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A new beacon for Rye?

July 27 2017.
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A reader’s view on the proposed petrol station

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Well done, festival organisers

July 27 2017.
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Appreciation from a past organiser

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Bexhill Governance

July 20 2017.
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A reader expresses his concerns over the attitude of RDC to the Bexhill Governance Review

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Landgate – no more excuses

July 13 2017.

Now that other matters, allegedly taking up all available manpower for Rother District Council, are complete, it is time deal, once and for all, with the question of the Landgate

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Sky’s the limit

July 6 2017.

Service providers are relying more and more on telephone robots to shield them from customer complaints – this is not good enough

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First’s double centuries

June 22 2017.

Cricketers do feel the heat – but still knock up the runs

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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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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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So what now?

June 8 2017.

With a tiny majority Amber Rudd is going to have to work hard between now and the next election

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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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How safe are our allotments?

August 10 2017.

With the seemingly relentless pressure to build more homes, how safe are our allotments?

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Sounds familiar?

August 3 2017.
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Our church clock at St Mary’s is not the only one to suffer problems

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Cars, but not as we know them

July 27 2017.

Last week’s article on an electric future has set the editor thinking….

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Fuel station out of place

July 27 2017.

A proposed new filling station at the top of Udimore Road, Rye, would constitute an unacceptable intrusion into the landscape

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Together in electric dreams

July 20 2017.

With two major announcements predicting the death of the internal combustion engine, how will Rye adapt to an electric future?

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Our trains – this is progress?

July 20 2017.

Southern have brought trouble upon themselves – but not everything is their fault.

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Rubbish bins!

July 13 2017.
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One new litter bin at last, but meanwhile other items of street furniture also badly need attention

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The ‘second home’ timebomb

June 30 2017.

It has been decided that there is no need to adopt the ‘St Ives Solution’ to 2nd homes. But is that right?

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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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Who ‘deserves’ a council house?

June 15 2017.
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How are the occupants of the town’s new council house to be chosen?

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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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Getting their act together

June 1 2017.

The lifeguards have appeared at Camber – but where should they be, and when?

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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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