Monthly Archives: December 2014

Party with a rattling good raffle

The Christmas spirit is certainly not lacking among our local traders. Thanks to them, The Oliver Curd Trust is able to offer the most generous auction and raffle at a Christmas party at The George next Friday. And even if you're not among the winners, it promises to be a rousing evening with disco and buffet

Director’s delight at panto hit

Acting Up in Rye's pantomime was a roaring success and director Sarah Givertz was very pleased indeed.

Once upon a time – in Rye

The filming of Mapp and Lucia in town might have inspired the grown-ups to read - or reread - the books by EF Benson, but do the town's youngsters know about the really good stories for them that are set in Rye?

Bay’s youngsters always give 110%

Both young teams from Rye Bay had good matches at home last weekend, displaying probably some of the best football the boys have played

Robben strikes send social packing

Iden battled verbally, physically and with the football to pull off a shock - but very much deserved - win against unbeaten league leaders St Leonards Social

Goals galore – in the wrong nets

Icklesham Casuals had an extremely disappointing weekend, with both 1st and 2nd teams suffering heavy defeats. Though they started evenly, they ended up with 15 goals scored against them

Panic not, I’ll sort xmas for you

I've wobbled forth into town for the first time since baby. An sense of impending doom is eased by reflections on rollerskates - I love'em - and gentrified gingerbread men

Rye town champ through to semis

Alex Howes, the 15-year-old Junior Novice Southern Counties champion from Rye Town Boxing Club, is through to the national semis next Saturday (December 6). And he's not the only fighter we should be keeping an eye on

Feteful weekend of festive shopping

"Rye News" visited Christmas fairs in Winchelsea, Newenden, Rye Harbour and Rye. Five fetes in one day. 'Tis the season to be shopping

Last tango for “the Martellos”

Every reader in town misses the Martello Bookshop and now we shall also miss the Harveys - or the Martellos, as they were often called - who owned and ran it. They are leaving, the shop itself is still under wraps but the Martello Readers group, which they started about 17 years ago, will keep the name alive

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