Using his loaf

For two years, insiders have been enjoying fresh, home cooked delicious bread, distributed through informal networks. Rye News opens the oven door

And flowers fell on Iden

The Iden and Playden Garden Society - one of the oldest in the area - held its annual flower and produce show last weekend - and the flowers were very much to the forefront

Battlefields we cannot see

As Arts festival visitors set off on "A walk through World War Two Rye" they are gazing across two battlefields which have virtually vanished from sight - though one re-appeared this week, and will be commemorated on Sunday

Vintage time with the Hoppers

Plans are well underway to rebuild St Michael’s Hospice in Hastings after the devastating fire, and the fund-raising team have organised the Fabulously Vintage Fair at Bodiam next weekend.

Swap shop back at Tilling Green

Recycle swap shop returns to Tilling Green on Saturday 12 September. People are encouraged to bring unwanted items and also have the chance to take away items that have been brought by others.

Time to get dancing

Surprise flash mobs are not obligatory and dance experience is not really necessary in Laura's dance class - and all genres are taught - from ballet to burlesque, and street to show numbers

No vegging out at annual show

The annual horticultural show saw a bumper crop of fruit, vegetables, flowers and visitors despite the awful weather in the run up to the event. There were no obscenely shaped vegetables, but there was a smashing pumpkin and some rather confused tomatoes.....and former Councillor Nigel Jennings, who works for Natural England and advises on matters like relocating nightingales, swept the board.

Putting the boot into charity

Rye & District Community Transport, Rye Day Centre and Rother Responders have been among those benefiting from this year's Bank Holiday Charity Boot Fairs

Comments from ‘Disgusted of Rye’

The appearance of portaloos in St Mary's churchyard is creating ructions. Kenneth Bird uncovers the story

Drinking with Dolphins

Another of the town's pubs which have disappeared over the years. David Russell tells the story of the Dolphin, which closed its doors in 1801 after just under 90 years

Boot sale to support new group

Do you want to earn some money? Have you got items to sell? Then book a pitch at the Tilling Green boot sale from just £5 and support a new group at the same time.

Wet day leads to bumper playtime

A very wet and windy drove many more children and parents into the East Street Museum than expected - but they coped.

Supermarkets shear farm prices

Neither farmers nor shoppers are getting fair deals from the supermarkets, says local farmer Simon Wright who is busy with the harvest. The sheep are getting shorn, but so are the producers he says. Will he get a price that covers his costs, and why is there such a gap between what he gets and what we get charged in the shops ?

Hoping for more sunshine

Hoping for another sunny weekend, the "Wipers" (pictured above, last weekend) is ready for another musical weekend with its outdoor stage overlooking the river...

Talking about dementia

A talk and a concert gives the community two chances to learn about and understand dementia.

Show pulls in thousands

The Rye Show was bigger than ever this year with thousands of visitors getting close to animals of all sorts to say nothing of a variety of country-themed stalls and, of course, a Pimms tent. Charles Harkness has the second of our reports on the show

A week of Tuesdays starts here

Every day is Tuesday this week as the Tuesday Painters show off their works in the St Mary's Centre and a past mayor and the current deputy come to launch the show.

The circus is coming to town

Santus Circus, Le Cirque de France, is setting up at Salts Farm on the edge of Rye for the Bank Holiday weekend with two...

Oh yes it is.. panto time!

Just when you thought it was still summer, local dramatic group Acting Up In Rye are holding auditions for the pantomime Dick Whittington to...

Lamb butchered by mistake

In the latest edition of his Beer & Skittles history of Rye pubs, David Russell tells the story of the town's most infamous murderer