That's the Winchelsea Bonfire Boyes. After a three-year absence following the loss of access to their traditional bonfire field, thanks to an unhelpful local farmer, Winchelsea's small but spectacular family event was relaunched in the grounds of St Thomas's school
Following the fall of France in the Second World War, Nazi Germany planned to invade Britain in a joint air and sea operation known as Operation Sea Lion. Planned landings in Invasion Zone C included a Mountain regiment at Fairlight, an Infantry regiment at Camber and a Panzer regiment heading for Rye.
Terry Randall (Terry Collier in Rye), who had a leading role in the wartime classic "Millions Like Us", celebrated her 100th birthday this week. An accomplished reader at St Mary's Rye, she read the first lesson at St John the Evangelist in St Leonards on Sunday November 2 - the first centenarian to do so
The face of Rye's High Street is changing with workmen, painters and decorators busy remodelling and redecorating premises that have lain vacant. Friday October 31 sees the opening of La Maison dress agency's new premises on the corner site where East Street meets the High Street. Tony McLaughlin popped his head through the door
If you want to increase the value of your Christmas cards - giving to charity as well as to a friend - the shop at Rye Community Centre is the place to visit. Select cards from more than 35 charities, including several local ones, and pick up gift wrap and tags, Advent calendars, small gifts and stationery at the same time