Pete Anderson at Fletcher’s House is a familiar figure in Rye, so you might feel he doesn’t need any introduction. But Dee Alsey, in the second of her 'Ryers Unwrapped' series of interviews, thinks you’re in for a surprise. He gives his clients more than traditional good customer service
The BBC were back in town this week to record three short stories set in and around the area. Smallhythe Place hosted the recording and despite being disturbed by local noises - sheep, airplanes and extreme weather conditions - the highly professional team of writers, readers and production crew managed to entertain the live audience and produce much anticipated recordings to be broadcast on Radio 4 in July
Our paper isn't a flash in the pan. We've survived our first year. Neither is it a one-man band. This paper is made possible by a host of volunteers. So yes there's a birthday to celebrate, but the real celebration is the generosity of people who produce 'Rye News' for absolutely nothing. Why not join the party and join our team . . .
A swarm of worker bees and their old queen had the good taste to visit Rye last week, settling on a rose bush in a local garden. Expert Cathy Pope was able to tempt the bees into a special container and has taken them to a new home where they will be able to make honey while the sun shines. Andrew Bamji reports