Monthly Archives: January 2015

Strand Quay gets mud facelift

Mud, mud, not so glorious mud . . . Strand Quay and Rock Channel are this month being given the beauty treatment they deserve, with the unwanted sediment being forced downstream and out to sea

Hotel helps keep ambulance aloft

Guests at a Rye hotel have helped to donate more than £1,000 to Kent, Surrey & Sussex Air Ambulance. The George in Rye has introduced...

Fight to keep sports centre open

If Rother stops its subsidy to the sports centre in The Grove, Rye, jobs and leisure services will be at risk. Locals joined forces with Labour's Parliamentary candidate Sarah Owen to demand that Rother's Tory councillors think again

A loaded question: when?

Work on a loading bay in Rye High Street was due to start on Monday January 12. It didn't. Nothing happened on the Tuesday...

Danger at pedestrian crossing

Dear Editor I did it on Monday - and I've just seen a young couple do it this morning (Thursday): step out on to the...

Screen stealer: the Kino opens

It's here: Kino cinema opens on Friday January 16. Rye News sneaked a look and found two stylish film theatres with all the trimmings and a relaxing bar/restaurant. In the first week there'll be five movie choices, including the 2014 Cannes Palme d’Or winner "Winter Sleep"

£500 gifts to six charities

Following its successful collection days in Rye High Street and Market Road, Rye and Winchelsea Rotary Club has announced that it will be awarding...

Hold-ups likely as roadworks begin

Three weeks of roadworks started on January 12 as Southern Gas Networks replace mains in stretches of the one-way system around Rye. But it isn't motorists that most concerns one senior town councillor. He's worried about elderly pedestrians as a one-way system temporarily becomes two-way in Station Approach

Online agency with a local view

Selling a property? It just became easier: take a look at Rye Bay Property's website. It doesn't charge the huge fees demanded by other online agencies, lets sellers do-it-themselves if they choose to - and opens up the advertising to a broader local audience online

Ye Winchylsee Mummers sound off

The Winchelsea Bonfire Boys in disguise as Ye Winchelsea Mummers scale the theatrical heights - and plumb satirical depths to the delight of their audience. Good enough and popular enough to become a new Winchelsea tradition? Peter Mackenzie Smith casts a critical eye on the unfolding drama

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