Monthly Archives: June 2014

Camber jives and drives

While Rye was going back to the 30s for the filming of Mapp and Lucia, Camber was rocking back to the 50s – and...

Boules season takes off

The five pétanque leagues in and around Rye are enjoying a good summer. The sport is growing fast. It is competitive, fun and easy to learn

World cup fever hits Rye

The World Cup began with the opening ceremony which took place at the Arena de Sao Paulo in Brazil with performers including Jennifer Lopez

Gove opens Rye Studio School

Rye's new academy is focused on building careers for young people. It is part of a "nationwide experiment" to bridge the worlds of education and employment

Roadworks rewrite prehistory

The archaeological investigations that have preceded the building of the Bexhill-Hastings Link Road are radically changing our understanding of the prehistory of East Sussex, according to County Archaeologist Casper Johnson

Studio school students turn pro

Studio school students set out to make an impression with an exhibition showcasing a year of hard work and a lot of talent

Rye stars in television jewel

Tim Redfern meets BBC producers Susie Liggat and Lisa Osborne on the Mapp and Lucia set at Lamb House to discuss the production and filming on location in Rye

Dungeness B powers on

Extending the life of Dungeness B nuclear power station will help us keep the lights on but does raise some concerns

Mapp and Lucia eyed by a local

Filming is all very well but what do the neighbours think?

Lady luck frowns on cricketers

On Saturday the funfair might have departed from the Salts but a big dipper was left behind which the Rye 1st Xl, in a match sponsored by local antique jewellers My Sweet Old Etc, rode all afternoon

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