Monthly Archives: May 2015

Marshmen tri hard

Want to know how it feels to run a Triathlon? read an explanation of this gritty and demanding event and wonder as 70 year old Bob Sharp tells us of his Marshman experience

Time to get dancing

The Ore Stage Festival starts next week, from Tuesday May 26–Saturday May 30 at the Milligan Theatre, Love Lane, Rye. It was started seven years ago...

Take note – post office is open

In response to a Rye News story, Winchelsea's sub post office has finally been advertised.

For sale – only £4.5 million

For sale. Six beds. Space for nanny and staff. A snip at only £4.5m. Set yourself up as squire of Winchelsea by buying the Ancient Town's "big 'ouse". Richard Comotto reports

Waltzing on the Wurlitzer

One of the world’s finest theatre organists, Richard Hills, is set to entertain on Rye’s historic Wurlitzer theatre organ this Sunday (May 24) at...

Challenging bridge to art

Rye Creative Centre opened its doors last weekend to welcome visitors to an exhibition of work by artists based at the former Freda Gardham School in New Road. Featured above, Jenny Pockley with her painting, Balloon. And the challenge, reports Kenneth Bird, is getting people to cross the bridge over the Rother for this exhibition, shows, gigs and other events.

Mayor’s anger at neglect

Councillors Bernadine Fiddimore and Jonathan Breeds are back for another year as Mayor and Deputy Mayor respectively. At the traditional annual ceremony, hot pennies were flung to the streets below and the Mayor spoke of her anger about the neglect of the town

Let’s go to the movies!

This week's featured film is 'Far from the Madding Crowd' (pictured) - the timeless story of a beautiful and headstrong woman, who attracts three very different suitors; follow link for details and previews of this and other movies showing in Rye..

Working partnership pays off

The Rural Employability Project recently held another successful recruitment day at Tilling Green Community Centre, with a number of local employers represented

The Beeb’s back with Rye

The BBC were back in town this week to record three short stories set in and around the area. Smallhythe Place hosted the recording and despite being disturbed by local noises - sheep, airplanes and extreme weather conditions - the highly professional team of writers, readers and production crew managed to entertain the live audience and produce much anticipated recordings to be broadcast on Radio 4 in July

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