Art Gallery seeks Friends

Friends of the gallery are to be re-introduced

Park and ride to ease jammed roads?

Parking is a major issue for Rye residents, as a recent survey shows. A High Street loading bay is on the way, "park and ride" is a possibility and some sort of "pedestrianisation" might be introduced. But the reality, for now, is traffic jams, roadworks, vans on pavements, streets blocked, and no one taking responsibility. Charles Harkness reports

Fight to keep sports centre open

If Rother stops its subsidy to the sports centre in The Grove, Rye, jobs and leisure services will be at risk. Locals joined forces with Labour's Parliamentary candidate Sarah Owen to demand that Rother's Tory councillors think again

CFAiR starts asking questions

Why is the cemetery so neglected, asks CFAiR [the Campaign For Action in Rye] at its first meeting. Who should own the new Tilling Green Community Centre , and when can we see a simple version of the revised Neighbourhood Plan. Three of the questions asked as this new group sets out to cast a spotlight on what our local councils are up to .

Amazing boats need volunteers

Rye Harbour lifeboat station had open days on July 18 and 19 and showed both Rye and Dungeness lifeboats to the public. A very real demonstration of the Rye boat came on Sunday afternoon when the boat and crew had to attend to two emergencies

Fundraising for ancient bicycle

This penny farthing needs some tender loving care, and funds are being raised for the purpose

Community Centre wins support

  PCSO Neil Holden presented a cheque  from the Police Property Fund to the Rye Community Centre Association (RCCA) on Friday August 26, writes Kenneth...

Accident on A259, New Road

For the residents of New Road, Rye the alarm sounds of fire engine and ambulance rushing towards Camber are depressingly familiar - this time tragedy struck closer on their door-step

Nature needs more friends

Outline plans for the new visitor centre at Rye Harbour Nature Reserve were shown to the Friends group at their AGM. They will shortly go forward for public consultation and planning application

The Ticket Man retires

With Gordon Bourn's retirement, another living landmark of Rye leaves the scene

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