Mayor to open John Ryan garden

A scruffy overgrown triangle of ground outside Rye railway station has been transformed into an attractive haven of rest in memory of local author and artist John Ryan

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

A Fabulistic fundraiser

Rob McCaig, one of the artists at local charity Arrcc's New Road centre, is a founder member of The Fabulistics Atlantic Soul Band, writes...

Boom in MOT health checks

Thousands of East Sussex residents have taken advantage of potentially life-saving health checks, according to latest figures. The free NHS health check is a mid-life MOT,...

Beatles show their talent

Beatles Day 16, held on Sunday April 12 at Hastings White Rock Theatre was a wonderful way of spending hours immersed in music writes...

Open gardens blessed by sun

The first open garden day this year in Winchelsea coincided with beautiful spring weather

New family court offers hope

An innovative approach to justice to help keep families together launched this week in East Sussex in a one-year trial. The Family Drug and Alcohol...

Trip down Memory Lane

A talk by Don Dray, looking back at the 1920s-60s, the decades that have influenced the lives of so many of us and become part...

Spring sees new shops blossom

Spring has seen the opening of two new shops in Rye in the past week, benefitting from the influx of visitors over Easter, writes...

Riddle of our hidden reservoirs

Investigating flood risks and excess water on roads led a local team to discover the now abandoned Budge Well underground reservoir in the Military Road. And it seems quite likely it is not the only one . . .

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