Monthly Archives: April 2015

Jempson’s knife attack charge

A member of staff at Jempson's garage in Peasmarsh was flown to hospital after a stabbing incident on Wednesday. A Peasmarsh man, aged 24, is due to appear at Brighton & Hove Magistrates Court where he faces a total of four charges including causing grievous bodily harm to a man aged 51

Icklesham Casuals raise funds

The Icklesham Casuals veterans side will be taking on their counterparts from Sedlescombe Rangers under floodlights at the Pilot Field in Hastings with a...

Rangers unbeaten in two games

Beckley Rangers travelled up to play 2nd placed Tunbridge Wells for a double header in the Crowborough and District Division A football league

Rye Bowls start their season

Rye Bowls Club open their greens on April 25 and welcome all who would like to try this social and entertaining sport and perhaps take part in the many league and friendly matches during the year

Young sailors chase the Egg

Easter has come and gone, but for the young sailors of Rye Harbour Sailing Club, now back at school, memories of Bank Holiday Monday on...

Democracy’s dismal roll calls

It is all about winners and losers. There can be but one winner of our parliamentary constituency and that's too close to call. The fight for a place on Rother will not be so keenly fought but, at least, there is a fight. The real losers are the parishes, where there are so few candidates that anyone who was nominated walks in. Except in Rye, where we must eliminate one candidate

An evening with the hop pickers

In part eight of his series, Beer & Skittles, author David Russell highlights a group of heavy-drinking 'hoppers' who relax with more than a pint at The Bedford Arms in Fishmarket Road, Rye. The scene is almost 150 years ago and strangest among the drinkers is 'Frenchey' who isn't all he seems to be

Call out for local firefighters

The East Sussex Fire and Rescue Service is short of firefighters across the county and Rye is no exception, which is why a new recruiting drive is under way

Gang of three rob woman in Rye

Three men robbed a 61-year-old woman as she looked around an empty property off Cinque Ports Street, Rye, on Monday April 13. The robbery occurred between...

Digging up the dirt on La Trecherie

Archaeologists from the University of Southampton are coming to Winchelsea to work with the local archaeology society to locate the harbourside of the medieval port, an area reputedly filled with warehouses, workshops, inns and brothels

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