Rye has a casual vacancy to fill on its Town Council - and an election may be called, costing the town £5,000 or more. The new council is concerned at the cost compared to the other choice - co-option. The clock is ticking, as Charles Harkness explains. But electors may be kinder to possible candidates than the newly elected councillors. However those same candidates could have stood a few weeks ago when the town last voted
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 .