Monthly Archives: June 2014

In defence of the Cinque Ports

Were the Cinque Ports really an impotent naval power by the end of the 14th century? That is the story told by most naval historians. But one leading medieval maritime historian thinks otherwise

Handyman wanted

Rye Community Centre seeks handyman

Javelins pulling into Rye?

High-speed Javelin trains pulling hourly into Rye and Hastings, and boosting the local economy, are not just an artist’s impression

Dancing by the dunes

They were jiving, bopping and strolling in Camber at the weekend as the annual Rockabilly Rave took place at Pontin's holiday park

Winchelsea’s secret gardens

Winchelsea residents open secret gardens to raise money for local charities

Concern at n-power changes

EDF, the operator of Dungeness B power station, is seeking a change to the safety limit rules

Sun comes out for hospital fete

Rye Hospital welcomed visitors to its annual fete with a goodly range of stalls and entertainments

Road repairs farce

With the main street in Winchelsea breaking up, residents were looking forward to the resurfacing promised by East Sussex Highways; but the wait continues.

Following in Fred’s footsteps

A delightful afternoon was spent retracing the steps of one of the town's most creative writers, whose impact on Rye is as strong and valued as ever

It’s that time again

Roy Hodgson was recently spotted in Rye and now he's in Rio managing England's World Cup team. Roy, Rye and Rio are all winners but how successful will his England team be in Brazil?

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