The citizens of the present-day Cinque Ports take pride in the notoriety of their medieval predecessors. The height of the Portsmens' turbulent role in national history was during the Barons War in the early 13th century. This episode is to be the subject of a talk (fittingly) in Winchelsea later this month
A former Mayor of Rye whose family has a very long history in the town has died. Town councillors and staff will be out in their finery for a civic ceremony at St Mary's on the morning of June 10, and Jim Hollands from Rye's Own recalls the man behind the Mayor
This week's featured film showing at the Rye Kino is 'A Royal Night Out' (pictured) It's VE Day, 1945, people are celebrating the end of the war. Two teenage princesses, Margaret and the future Queen of England, Elizabeth are allowed out that night to join the party. For the first time they are able to mingle with the teeming crowds, incognito... Follow link for details and previews of this and other movies showing in Rye
Camber Castle was the focus for this year's Rotary Club charity walk - and not just because that's where the refreshments were. Walkers were also offered a free tour of the Tudor ruins and the chance to take part in a quiz
Scallop pageant judge Lorraine Bowen found nationwide fame overnight as David Walliams's golden buzzer act on "Britain's Got Talent" TV show. But she's still grassroots and would love to return to Rye for another scallop fest. Britainy Rae has an exclusive interview . . .