Monthly Archives: September 2014

Iden remain top with max points

Two wins from two games equals six points. A great improvement from last season when Iden started with a single point from their first two games! Match report by Shane Ridgers.

Digital widens the angles

Twenty local snappers, some of them previous winners of the Sussex Trophy, showed off their skills at the annual exhibition of the Rye and District Camera Club. Membership is open to all - whether you have been wielding a camera for years or just started snapping

Fly-tippers leave clues

Will the police be able to identify fly-tippers who left more in Winchelsea than just their rubbish? Several letters were found with the same addressee!

We capture the castle

Walkers successfully stormed into Camber Castle on a recent Rye Harbour Nature Reserve trip and made some interesting discoveries.

Cricket awards for Colts

More than 80 people were present on Saturday evening as Rye Cricket Club held its annual end of season awards and recognised the Colts' contribution as well as the adults' six centuries and one bowler's eight wickets for 34 runs

Our petanque conquerors

Rye News's first petanque tournament passed without injury or anyone being shown a red card on the Strand pitch last Saturday September 13th but Rye News's own team only managed to stagger in last - although their team did include two novices. Serious players were seen measuring how close their boules were with a tape, but fun was had even by first time players - and rain did not stop play.

Operational difficulties

The town is buzzing - with performers, spectators, music lovers, would-be dancers, artists, artistes and plain old residents. And away from the limelight a lot of chat goes on. Rye News is keeping its ear to the ground . . .

Gegants on parade

This year's Arts Festival has seen a big input from the schools, including sets and costumes for the opera "La Traviata" and the opening procession, and the Festival itself taking performances and performers into schools.

Students help stage opera

Rye Studio School students helped to design and produce the sets and costumes for the opera "La Traviata" at the start of the Arts Festival, led by conductor and stage director Alisdair Kitchen and starring Icelandic soprano Rannveig Karadottir in the principal role.

Tugging for the pier

The Strand saw an unusual sight on Saturday September 13th with a very large tugboat moored at the quayside. The Falmouth registered tug from...

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