Deadmans Lane closure foiled

Deadmans Lane closure a mystery no more

Strand Quay gets mud facelift

Mud, mud, not so glorious mud . . . Strand Quay and Rock Channel are this month being given the beauty treatment they deserve, with the unwanted sediment being forced downstream and out to sea

But who said: ‘Yes, build it’?

Rye rejoiced when plans were approved for a modern development of shops and new homes on the site of the town centre's eyesore in Cinque Ports Street. Now there is acrimony as residents and others accuse the developers of making unauthorised changes to the works and of showing a blatant disrespect for planning approval

Few see flag raised

Town Hall staff and Rye News reporter Charles Harkness and myself were among the few to witness the raising of the Commonwealth flag on...

Hiccups . . . on the buses

The bus cuts axe has fallen and new services came into effect on Sunday April 26. There are some new operators and new route numbers, too. Some might be better, but change can mean confusion. So bus user Charles Harkness stepped out to discover for himself what was going on. In some cases, not a lot

Justin joins Town Council

Rye Town Council has filled the vacancy left by the resignation of Sam Souster by co-option after three candidates applied. The successful candidate was Justin Erswell

Support needed after fire

Supporters are rallying around the St Michael's Hospice (which has a shop in Rye) and the Sara Lee Trust after a fire left two patients dead - and one arrested on suspicion of arson and murder. Hospice staff are caring for patients evacuated to alternative premises.

Refugees flood into Rye

The English Channel was dotted with boats containing women and children as refugees fled mainland Europe. Rye was one of the principal destinations as it was then a principal gateway to London - where many refugees thrived and survived, particularly in the City's banks

Goodbye, Jenny

Jenny Lee, a very active member of Rye Conservation Society, and a patron and supporter of many other Rye organisations, has died, aged 83.

Kids’ event at the museum

Rye Castle Museum is holding a children's event this Wednesday August 26 from 2pm to4pm at their East Street site. The cost is £2...

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