Wednesday, July 18 2018

Local Information

Emergency Numbers

Police, Fire, Ambulance and Coastguard 999
Police non-emergency number 101 or 01273 470101

Rye Police station

Open Monday to Friday 10.00 to 2.00 (closed Saturday and Sunday) 101 or 01273 470101 (non emergency)

Elected Councils

Rye Town Council, Town Hall, Rye 01797 223902.
Email Web:  www.
Rother District Council, 30a High Street, Rye, 01424 787000
Town Hall, Bexhill-on-Sea 01424 787000
East Sussex County Council 03456 080 190


Rye Community Primary 01797 222825
Rye College 01797 222545
Rye Studio School 01797 228434
Rye & District U3A. General enquiries 01797 224339


Conquest Hospital, Hastings 01424 755 255
Memorial Care Centre, Rye (no A & E) 101 or 01797 224499


Rye County Library, 30 High Street, Rye 0345 60 80 196


Rye & District Community Transport 01797 227722

Local Groups

Rye Neighbourhood Plan –

Strategic objective: To improve the economic and social well-being of Rye, including in relation to its market town role, tourism and the Port of Rye, whilst fully respecting and sensitively managing its historic character, vulnerability to flooding and ecologically important setting”

Rye Conservation Society exists to safeguard our historic town and to preserve its special and distinctive character.

The Rye Fund – grants available for local organisations.

Rye Museum Rye Castle Museum exists to provide access to an Scheduled Monument (the Ypres Tower or Rye Castle) and a collection of artefacts –presently housed primarily at a second site on East Street–that reflect the history of the Ancient Town of Rye

Rye Heritage Centre is an asset of Rye Parish Town Council, and is therefore owned by the people of Rye. The Heritage Centre is the home of the unique Story of Rye, Town Model Sound and Light Show and provides tourist information.

Rye News – Rye’s Community Newspaper, run entirely by volunteers to support the community of Rye

Voluntary organisations – See voluntary organistions for listings of all local groups









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