Community groups and organisations have just days left to apply for funding to boost projects within the Rother area. Thousands of pounds are available for the development of community facilities, activities and sustainable local action as part of the Rother District Council Community Grants Scheme. The deadline for applications for the latest round of funding is Friday, July 31
The fantastic Rye Country Show is being held again this year at Lea Barn Farm, Rye Foreign, on August 15 in support of St Michaels Hospice.. With events from horses to classic cars and dogs to country crafts, all the usual ingredients are there together with new events to make the show even bigger and better
Rye Town Council will again be discussing next Monday the redevelopment of the old school site in Tilling Green as concerns grow in particular about the loss of community centre services. A fairly limited "pre-consultation" by the developer added to concerns raised back in April, which have simply got worse.
Rock Channel was supposed to be the jewel in Rye's crown, but a new proposal for housing there has been rejected by the Town Council's Planning Committee partly because of Rye's other problems including traffic congestion and lack of parking spaces. Redevelopment is needed, but it can be a jigsaw - and the councillors are not sure the pieces fit together. Charles Harkness reports.