Monthly Archives: September 2014

Cadets stand up for Duke

Trailblazing sea cadets from Rye have successfully completed a 30km river trek spending at least six hours a day to gain their Duke of Edinburgh award, and they did it by stand up paddleboarding (SUP)

Sneak preview of the Standard

Popular local pub the Standard is set to reopen in the next few days after eighteen months of renovation, remodelling and rebuilding work. Ray Prewer will be reviewing the pub from a customer's viewpoint once they start pulling pints but in the meantime Britainy Rae takes a sneaky peek inside

Our town, our mess, our problem

If litter disturbs us, why don’t we do something about it? Rather than write letters to the local papers or lambast the council, why don’t we tidy up ourselves?

Showing next in Rye

Sophie Nelisse, seen above, is the star of The Book Thief, the next feature at the Rye Film Club on Friday, October 3. She...

Local artists shine in superb show

Rye Art Gallery's latest exhibition "A Celebration of Light" opens on Saturday September 6 with works by Andrew Blyth and Andy Wood PRI RBA who now live in the Rye. For admirers of watercolours the exhibition promises to be one to savour with beautiful images of land, town and sea. And both artists will be working in the gallery at various times during the exhibition.

Burglars targeted

Police officers and Neighbourhood Watch volunteers across the county will visit people living close to the scenes of break-ins within days of the crime to warn them about what has happened, show them how they can make sure their home is secure, and gather information that could help catch offenders.

Thumbs down for pitch

Rye's cricket is under threat over the state of the pitch. Complaints nearly resulted in one match being cancelled and a site meeting has been held with Rother District Council (RDC) and local councillor Sam Souster to get the pitch better looked after. As no football may be taking place on the Salts this autumn RDC have a chance to put things right. Dan Lake reports.

Caring for Rye

The first in a series of articles on "Who cares for Rye?" has been withdrawn from the website at the author's request for personal...

Art pays for repairs

Almost 100 paintings by Winchelsea artists were displayed at the annual Bank Holiday art exhibition to raise funds for the town's Millennium Artefacts Fund.

Maritime magnificence

The Strand resembled the south of France on Sunday August 31 as Rye Maritime Festival's marvellous nautical display drew hordes of people to a fun-filled day on and off the water. With bands playing in the background, a terrific flyboard display, and all manner of goodies to eat and drink the festival was a great success. Tony McLaughlin reports on Living.

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