Craig Sams, the organic food pioneer who founded Green & Blacks, was in Rye last week to speak to local environmentalists about his latest venture: Carbon Gold - the production of bio-charcoal to improve water retention in soil
This week was rough. Painkillers didn't work. But old episodes of TOWIE did. I can't get enough of Gemma Collins. Her raging tears make me feel that my post-natal blubbing isn’t so ridiculous after all
Opponents from across the UK will be descending on Rye Sports Centre for a boxing competition on November 29 - and our local club's Alex Howes, already the Southern Counties winner, will be competing in the National Junior Novice quarter finals. Get along there and support a local hero
He tried to run a respectable house, but he needed the rougher classes in there if he was to make a living. So says a publican in local author David Russell's very readable book on "The Pubs of Rye, East Sussex 1750-1950"
The final Recycle Swap Shop of 2014 set a new record and stopped almost half a tonne of useful but unwanted items going into landfill. By the time visitors had taken their pickings and the remainder was sorted for charity shops and recycling, only 5% went to landfill