Hospitals losers in bus cuts

Almost a hundred bus services are affected across East Sussex by cuts in subsidies proposed by the Tory-controlled county council. Here's how they could hit public transport to two local hospitals and other services

326 bus route in firing line

Rye's "round the town" bus service - route 326 - is the focus of efforts to stop funding cuts by the Tory-controlled county council. Almost a hundred bus services are affected by the proposed cuts to subsidies across East Sussex.  See the details here on how they could hit public transport to two local hospitals and other services

Labour picks candidates

Labour has selected its candidates for local wards in the upcoming May 2015 Rother District Council elections. Pictured here with Sarah Owen (centre front), Labour's Prospective...

Jobs on offer

Tilling Green to host recruitment day and Work and Training Roadshow

Bus cuts planned

Age UK has warned repeatedly that cuts to rural bus services harm and isolate the elderly. Cuts proposed by East Sussex fly in the face of this advice

Rudd reports

Residents question their MP about her annual report on a number of issues that include transport and housing

Eggstraodinary effort

The Easter fundraising efforts of the Cock Inn at Peasmarsh - for local hospices - have earned it recognition from Rye & District Lions

Council recycling rubbish

Residents rush to clarify details of new collection policies and times before switch over on June 30

End of an eyesore in sight

After 12 years the days are numbered for a blot on the townscape in Rye's Cinque Ports Street. Work has started on a £2.5 million redevelopment for shops and homes

Gove opens Rye Studio School

Rye's new academy is focused on building careers for young people. It is part of a "nationwide experiment" to bridge the worlds of education and employment

Javelins pulling into Rye?

High-speed Javelin trains pulling hourly into Rye and Hastings, and boosting the local economy, are not just an artist’s impression

Concern at n-power changes

EDF, the operator of Dungeness B power station, is seeking a change to the safety limit rules

Rotarians look in crystal ball

Our local rotary club focuses on its aspirations for the coming year and hopes to maintain the club's excellent track record of achieving high standards but in an enjoyable way

Backing for sea defences

Locals back Fairlight parish council over funding for improved coastal defence costs

Win, win, win at swap shop

Recycle swap shop goes from strength to strength helping the environment and the local community

Town quizzed on EU elections

Voters turning out for the EU elections offered a range of thoughts on constitutional matters

Boeing 737s coming to Lydd

Boeing 737s commence commercial flights from Lydd Airport on June 1 but the airport's short runway requires the aircraft to operate at half the full payload

Crimson field of remembrance

Poppies are planted in Winchelsea to remember the Great War

Residents’ views sought

People of Rye are to be surveyed in June about the town's Neighbourhood Plan priorities

Sign of the times

Every year local roads are plagued with hoardings advertising caravan sales and the unofficial signage is soon removed, but this year the signs look suspiciously like genuine AA signs