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

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%...

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...

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...

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...

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

Met mast appeal

Ecotricity, a green energy company based in Gloucestershire, is appealing against the refusal for it to erect a meteorological mast at Snave on Romney Marsh....

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!

Benedict Cumberbatch brings a touch of class to the Marvel Comics superhero Dr Strange, as the brilliant neurosurgeon battling the forces of evil. Watch out for great special effects in the 3D version

Let’s go to the movies!

This week's featured film showing at Rye Kino is 'Ricki and the Flash'. Meryl Streep (pictured) goes electric and takes on a whole new gig - a hard-rocking singer/guitarist - in the uplifting comedy Ricki and the Flash. For more details, trailer and other movies in Rye please follow the link...

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