A royal day in Rye

The Queen's visit - how the day unfolded

Royal visitor at Lamb House

The historical and literary heritage of one Rye house celebrated

Damaging to Rye’s reputation

Town Council hears in graphic detail how the public toilet closures affect lives and businesses.

News in brief May 17

A new police chief, nature reserve volunteers up for a top award, and the Repair Cafe opens

Closed off

Path through school shut for longer

Victory home and away

Rye Cricket Club start the season in style

A bright start

The junior cricket season gets under way

Thank you for your support

Cricket club acknowledges amazing help from local businesses and charities

Without fear or favour

Andy Stuart sworn in as mayor of Rye: photos and video


Sounds fun I guess

Our press club uncovers enthusiastic response to plans for a new youth club

Rugby tackled

New mayor's first official engagement is with Rye's Rugbytots

Ethel loves…Tenterden

High Street favourite expands into Kent

Catering for different needs

Allergies and food intolerance are all part of a days work at The Mermaid Inn

Use it or lose it

Former Thomas Peacocke pupils urged to support Rye Old Scholars' Association

Access for all

New play equipment on the Salts for those with mobility issues

In charge of the family firm

Supermarket boss Stephen Jempson in conversation


You can’t eat tradition

What matters more in a cost of living crisis? Pomp or poverty?

Keeping the taps running

MP Sally-Ann Hart's latest column is about more problems for Southern Water

Kilroy was here

Canadian visitors reflect on a fourth visit to Rye

Spreading kindness

Local businesses helping those in need

Rye News – a few changes

A new section dedicated to the local nature & environment


Get gardening

Rye Community Garden seeks young, enthusiastic members

Advice available

Help with energy costs and drop in sessions at The Hub and Tilling Green

The compost king

The latest Rye Chamber of Commerce profile features Graham Ellis

Springwatchbell Street

Surprise visitor to the town centre

They’re almost here

Our new nature reporter anticipates the annual arrival of swifts


Great bowls of fire

This month "A history of Rye through museum objects" focusses on clay pipes

You’re good to go

Douze points for Rye Bonfire Society's Eurovision party

The Sussex Ogre

Sixteenth century cannibal terrorising Brede children

“Assembly” art exhibition

Diverse talent showcased at Creative Centre

The game’s afoot

Auditions for Rye Players whodunnit written by local author

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