Monthly Archives: December 2014

Beachcombers clean up

More than 50 volunteers joined in a beach-cleaning exercise at Winchelsea Beach on Saturday and collected bags and bags of detritus

If this is in your rear view mirror. . .

As part of Sussex Police's drink and drug-drive campaign for the festive season, officers are patrolling Rother in a very different vehicle. The distinctively marked...

More money for flood defences

The Rye Emergency Action Community Team welcomes the Chancellor's announcement about funding for flood defence projects to protect high-risk areas and 300,000 homes

Not me, not me, not me . . .

It was a festive meet-your-MP evening: mince pies and a bout of serious thinking. Debate focused on the three most important issues facing Rye. Amber Rudd impressed. Rye councillors didn't. But then how could they? Most of them didn't turn up. John Howlett reflects on Amber, accountability and absentees

Mayor averts Xmas shops headache

The first stage of long-awaited work on Rye's historic Landgate tower will involve the closure of the one-way system for up to three days, so the town's mayor has asked for the clean-up operation to be put on ice until after Christmas

Tilling Green quick to join in

Tilling Green Residents Association is the first organisation in Rye to become dementia friends. As a member of the association and following training by the Alzheimer's...

Day and night parking issues

Car parking issues are as relevant in the evening as they are during the day, writes Paul Barker

Candlelit carols at East Guldeford

The annual candlelit carol service will be held at St Mary’s, East Guldeford (just off the A259), on Sunday December 21 at 2.30pm, writes Ray Prewer. The...

Parkers watch out . . .

Patrols by police in Rye's citadel continue to be higher profile, writes Nick Taylor. Last weekend officers were seen issuing tickets - and...

Loading bay work to start

Work on the new loading bay in Rye High Street – outside The George In Rye hotel – will start on Monday January 12....

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