Monthly Archives: July 2014

Anger over blocking of surgery

The GPs are keen to provide the service, the village hall has the space, but NHS England has said "No!" to a weekly surgery in Peasmarsh. The authority took months to reach this decision, but an appeal must be received by August 10

2nd XI lose to better team

Rye 2nds on Saturday went to league leaders Linfield where they came up against the best team they have faced this season

Duck after duck after duck

The first five Rye batsmen left the field without adding a run last weekend as a young Rye side lost by eight wickets to Slinfold

A tough foreign challenge

Serve! Rye Lawn Tennis Club’s 87th annual invitation tournament is under way. Players from Europe and the USA will provide stiff competition this year

Music maker and shaker

In anticipation of September's arts festival Alexander Stiller staged a question and answer session with Alisdair Kitchen, conductor and director of Euphonia Opera, who presents La Traviata at this year’s festival

Chernobyl children at convent

Local charity arranges visit to Russian Orthodox convent for children from Chernobyl, the area devastated in the nuclear power plant disaster in 1986.

How Mapp & Lucia came here

Not everyone who watched the BBC filming Mapp and Lucia in Rye recently will be acquainted with the books by E. F. Benson. Here an expert explains the background and why the author brought his formidable heroines to the town

Garage break-in

A garage door was forced open in Henley Close, Rye, between 7.50pm on Sunday July 20 and 7am the next morning, says Sussex Police.  Inside a...

Mac and iPad stolen

Computer equipment and jewellery have been stolen from a house in Pett Road, Pett. Sussex Police says the owner came home at 4.20pm on July 21...

Is East Sussex cutting corners?

Winchelsea prizes its grass verges. Many are kept in pristine condition by proud residents. The rest are cut by contractors employed by the county council and Highways Agency, who leave a mess of uncollected hay

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