Monthly Archives: December 2014

East Guldeford carols

St Mary's Church, East Guldeford, held its carol service on Sunday, December 21, writes Sarah Cooper. The Rev Richard Dengate led the service and...

Pegasus card speeds calls to 999

A new service for people with speech or communication difficulties - the Pegasus card - will make contacting the emergency services quicker and easier. On registering...

Pubs quiz prizewinners

Three Rye readers have won signed copies of David Russell's paperback The Pubs of Rye, East Sussex, 1750-1950 in our pre-Christmas quiz. They are...

Spare a tin for Christmas

The original Christmas story was one of poverty and generosity and with some of our community dealing with financial hardship, Canon David Frost of St Mary's, Rye, suggests one way to help our neighbours

Santa and his helpers do a runner

Reindeer, elves and Christmas puddings were just some of the competitors in last Sunday's annual Santa fun run in support of St Michael's Hospice

Sunset Singers’ sing-song

Shoppers in the High Street were serenaded on Saturday (December 13) by a collection of carols and hymns from the Sunset Singers, writes Tony McLaughlin....

Computer club takes a break

If you have computer problems over the Christmas break, the Rye internet cafe is your best bet as the Tilling Green Computer Club is now on holiday until January 8.

Opera evening hits a high note

Opera with a Christmas theme was on the menu in Northiam. Organised by the Conservation Society, the evening also commemorated the memory of local men killed in World War One

Crime pays for charity redecoration

Sussex Police has donated £200 to Rye's Activities Respite Rehabilition Care Centre (ARRCC) to fund  internal redecoration of its visitors' lounge. The money comes...

Museum festive success

There were queues at Rye's museum: more than 100 children, parents in tow, eager to meet Father Christmas in his fireside grotto. Heather Stevenson reports . . .

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