Seniors’ Christmas lunch

The annual WRVS (Women's Royal Voluntary Service) lunch takes place this year on Monday November 27 at the Community Centre, Conduit Hill, writes Christine...

Chowney wins vote

White Rock hosts Labour party as they choose their challenger

Rye link to Best Building winner

The RIBA Stirling Prize 2018 for the best building in the UK has been won by a firm of Architects, whose senior partner lives in Rye

Your sea festival needs you

A festival favourite is nearly here

Council cuts hit weakest groups

East Sussex County Council has announced cuts to services at different ends of the age spectrum – for children under five years of age and pensioners over 85

Election could cost town £5,500

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

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 .

HS1 edges closer in budget

The possibility of high speed trains coming to Rye took a small step nearer with announcements in last week's Budget, but in the short term work on other lines might possibly mean more carriages and less overcrowding on the local line. Charles Harkness reports

Landgate report still awaited

A report, promised 13 months ago, is still to arrive, but for an ancient monument built in the 14th century that is not a long time - unless it is are falling apart and bits may land on a passing pedestrian or vehicle

Bride sent packing

A bride is sent packing by passport controls - and misses out on an Easter wedding - but St Mary's tower re-opens.

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