Princess to honour Rye yachtsman

Richard Hopper of Rye Harbour Sailing Club will be presented with a Lifetime Commitment Award by the Princess Royal at a Royal Yachting Association lunch later this month - in recognition of his success in turning around the club's fortunes as well as inspiring young club members

This month in Fixtures

Another film company chose Rye as a location and the traditional New Year meet of the Romney Marsh Hunt at the Mermaid put colour...

Goodbye Budgens

By Tony McLaughlin The Budgens store on Station Approach in Rye is now fully owned by local grocers Jempson's. The company says that having 100%...

Marshlink rail misery

Commuters suffered yet more frustrating delays on the Marshlink last week, writes Richard Comotto. Problems came to a head on Thursday when every other service between...

Let’s go to the movies!

This week's featured film showing at the Rye Kino is 'A Royal Night Out' (pictured) It's VE Day, 1945, people are celebrating the end of the war. Two teenage princesses, Margaret and the future Queen of England, Elizabeth are allowed out that night to join the party. For the first time they are able to mingle with the teeming crowds, incognito... Follow link for details and previews of this and other movies showing in Rye

Ahem, something different starts here

Miss Rae would like to introduce herself. She sometimes likes to scratch (miaow!), hopefully not literally. Her taste might not be one you immediately approve...

Let’s go to the movies!

Our weekly look ahead at films showing in Rye. Featured this week is ‘The Water Diviner' directed by and starring Russell Crowe. He plays an Australian farmer who in 1919, four years after Gallipoli, travels to Turkey to find his three missing sons. Read on for reviews and links to trailers . . .

Quick off the mark

A reader in Northiam was the first to send us an advert for our free classified section. Rye watchers will know him well: Conrad...

Trash and carry on

Rye residents queued at Rye Library to seek advice on the revised waste and recycling service from Rother Council, which starts on Monday June...

Camber jives and drives

While Rye was going back to the 30s for the filming of Mapp and Lucia, Camber was rocking back to the 50s – and...

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