Pastors go extra mile

Street pastors have transformed the weekend late-night scene in many towns and cities. But what did they find to do in Rye?

Restored and rewarded

Two awards have come the way of Liz and Andrew Bamji this year for the restoration of their Georgian house in Rye. Here they tell the story of their project

Ryers rally round

It takes more than one "tornado" to stop the party. Rye Museum held a successful fund-raising event despite rotten weekend weather

‘Allo ‘Allo . . . it’s wartime

Living in the past is big business. Locally, few come bigger than the War and Peace Revival. Dance to vinyl, embrace tanks, laugh with a classic comedy cast

Salutes to the fallen

The annual visit to Ypres to commemorate local men who fell there in 1914 has a particular poignancy as the centenary of the start of World War 1 approaches

Cakes, music, fireworks

Rye Bonfire Society held a successful money-raising fête in Rae Festing's delightful garden at 11 High Street Rye on July 12

A winning fresh start . . .

Rye was a double winner in the recent Sussex Heritage Trust awards. A couple of residents and a town-based architect were rewarded for their sensitive restoration work - of a listed house in town and a nearby village hall

Mission accomplished

A Rye woman travelled to Austria to make a sponsored charity jump down a mountain. She was paying tribute to her son's best friend who died in a road accident.

Fêteful day at Tilling Green

Weather permitting an English summer is filled with families horsing around at local fairs and in Rye few are as important as the Tilling Green summer fête

Log on to knowledge

Our daily lives revolve around computers and smart phones: for shopping, information, social chit chat. Which is why a club to help us make the most of the internet age is doing so well in Tilling Green

Scouts relish move

Hard work has paid off as the 1st Rye Scout Group, known as Captain Cory’s Own, look forward to moving to their new "hut"

Landlady sees double

Statisticians can work out the odds. But odd it was. A Rye couple book in at a Lake District B&B and find the landlady has every reason to ask questions . . .

As scene from my window

A Market Street curtain-twitcher with a bird's eye view scoops a preview of the latest "action" on the film set of Mapp and Lucia

Badgered but bullish

TB testing is an expensive and perilous part of the livestock farmer's year. The cattle don't like it and some farms have found the hassle to be too much

Survey on Rye’s future

Rye's Neighbourhood Plan survey is due to be printed after many re-drafts, and will be distributed to all households with the July edition of the Fixtures. Residents...

Corset would happen to me!

In the first Tale from the Town, our correspondent recalls a spry friend of advancing years drawing an amusing conclusion from his doctor's advice

Roadworks rewrite prehistory

The archaeological investigations that have preceded the building of the Bexhill-Hastings Link Road are radically changing our understanding of the prehistory of East Sussex, according to County Archaeologist Casper Johnson

Studio school students turn pro

Studio school students set out to make an impression with an exhibition showcasing a year of hard work and a lot of talent

Dancing by the dunes

They were jiving, bopping and strolling in Camber at the weekend as the annual Rockabilly Rave took place at Pontin's holiday park

Winchelsea’s secret gardens

Winchelsea residents open secret gardens to raise money for local charities