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

Sun comes out for hospital fete

Rye Hospital welcomed visitors to its annual fete with a goodly range of stalls and entertainments

Road repairs farce

With the main street in Winchelsea breaking up, residents were looking forward to the resurfacing promised by East Sussex Highways; but the wait continues.

Sun shines on garden party

An English garden party at its best was held in the lovely garden of Little Orchard House

Rother council banned from waste site

Rother council has been banned from seeing what happens to household waste

Music therapy provides a voice

Banging drums, singing and bashing gongs are all good for you and this form of therapy is a good way for everyone to let off steam

Creative and classy

Gifts, cards and furniture are on sale in a new Wish Ward shop that aims to support locally based artists and craftspeople and to encourage creativity

Have a great fete: splat a rat!

A lively afternoon of games, music and all manner of interesting activities is promised as well as an opportunity to view the hospital's future plans

Blooming lovely in Peasmarsh

May is when flower festivals bring colour to our historic church buildings and the exhibition at the Norman church in Peasmarsh has set a high standard