Monthly Archives: February 2015

Its time will come again

Last autumn, the Herald & Heart clock stopped, short but it will go again. Its inner workings are being lovingly restored and soon will be back on the High Street creating time for locals and tourists alike.

Kino – a warm welcome

Dear Editor What a joy it is to enter our newest business in Rye: the Kino. The ambience created in the café is fantastic and...

Sharing in the wind farm windfalls

The community investment fund provided by Little Cheyne Court Wind Farm has, since 2008, given more than £460,000 to local concerns. A group called Caring All together on Romney Marsh recently received a lump sum that will allow its weekly and monthly meeting points for the elderly and socially isolated to continue

Network Rail on track for once

As works began on bridge repairs at Rye station, locals feared that come Monday, travel chaos would be on the cards. But Network Rail managed to complete it on schedule

React in safety tour of Dungeness

The ageing nuclear power station Dungeness B is to go on generating until 2028, EDF announced last month. Rye's risk assessment team React went to see the station for itself. Here is Anthony Kimber's report

More to a book than a good story

You can't put a value on a good story - but do people think about the worth of the book as an object? They should, says Tony Mulholland, and the same goes for many paper items. He gives advice on how to start collecting

Graham’s Way gets final go-ahead

The final stretch of the cycle and pedestrian path commissioned following the tragic death of cyclist Graham Mathews in 2004 has finally been given the all clear now that issues over the availability of additional land and funding have been resolved

Arts festival pulls profit out of hat

A magician was the warm up act, but the financial reports were even more cheering. Despite major investments in a new website, branding and an online booking system, the 2014 festival turned in a profit. This year's programme, which starts on Friday September 11, promises more of the same successful crowd pleasers

Planning row: answers at last

In the dispute over the development of 53 Cinque Ports Street, Rye, two questions have repeatedly been raised. Who gave the go-ahead for work to begin and which plan were builders working to? The answers - just days from a site visit by Rother's planning committee - seem, finally, to be clear. Tony Nunn reports

Business help for women

Following on from the roll-out of super-fast broadband, East Sussex County Council is promoting the Government's Swift project, which is designed specifically for women to give potential entrepreneurs and business owners training in computer-based techniques and business programs

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