Monthly Archives: September 2014

Garden for all takes shape

With the site in Love Lane secured, the community garden - which would be available to all Rye residents to come and "enjoy/work in/harvest" - has become a reality, and the first bed has already been marked out. Nigel Jennings reports on the progress made so far.

New life for old furniture

BBC glass expert Andy McConnell and local MP Amber Rudd formally opened our local charity ARRCC's secondhand furniture warehouse last weekend. Ray Prewer reports on the opening and on the NEWS page Kenneth Bird provides a history of ARRCC and the warehouse site.

Caring and creative help

As ARRCC opens its latest venture, a second-hand furniture warehouse, in the former Freda Gardham School on Rye's outskirts, Kenneth Bird reports on the charity and the site.

FA cup scare for Hastings

Eastbourne Town Ass 2 - 3 Hastings United ETA goals: Taylor 13, Mann 25 HU goals: Olorunda 27, Sawyer 36, Cook 80

Swap shop Saturday at St Mary’s

Saturday's swap shop will take place at St Mary's Centre, Lion Street from 9:30am until 12 noon with contributions to be there by 11am. Bring things you don't need and get...

Bloody vandal

A trail of damage through Winchelsea by four vandals saw attacks on a house and eight cars but one vandal also left a trail of blood. Police have taken DNA samples to try to identify the culprit.

Mysteries at u3a

Unexplained mysteries may have some light thrown on them by Andy Thomas at the first Rye and District u3a's (University of the Third Age) at the meeting on Monday September 15 at Rye Community Centre at 2pm, and it is a mystery what mysteries he is going to talk about.

Brickwall plays on

Brickwall Music and Arts Society completed its forty-seventh season last month with a wonderfully enjoyable concert in the Great Space at St. Ronan's School, Hawkhurst.

Southern Rail perplexes passengers

Southern Rail, recently voted the third worst rail company in the UK, added to its customers' woes by rescheduling an early morning commuter train without telling anyone and then offering an implausible explanation.

Cricketers go down but stay up

The aim of the 2014 cricket season for Rye Cricket Club was to secure its status in the Sussex Cricket League for 2015 after securing promotion from the East Sussex League in 2013 and on Saturday that aim was achieved. For a small club like Rye on the eastern extremity of the county the sustaining of county league status has been a challenge both on and off the field.

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