Tilling Green row rumbles on

Unease over the future design of Tilling Green's new centre continues unabated. It is too small claims one opponent. The public need more opportunities to question the proposals, says Rye's town council. Perhaps it is time for the council itself to be running the show - and not Amicus or Rye Partnership

Camber fun, but beware dangers

Thousands come to Camber Sands every year as the weather warms up but, although the beach is an ideal destination for many families, danger can still lurk if sensible precautions are not taken

Stop: roadworks and traffic

Traffic grinds to a halt at the bottom of Rye Hill as Military Road is swamped with a three fold increase in the number of cars using it. And, as the A268 roadworks may be coming to an end, Rye's Town Council is less than happy. Five weeks of disruption after only a few days notice is not enough warning, particularly when doctors' appointments are at risk. Charles Harkness reports

Scooters celebrate wedding

Hundreds of scooters arrived in town to celebrate the wedding of Elaine Russell from Epping and Kev Taylor, at Rye Town Hall on Saturday...

Let the sun shine on Tilling

Ferry Road Nursery and Tilling Green Residents Association (TGRA) will join forces this Sunday (July 5) from 11am to 3pm in Tilling Green Field...

Churches dedicate Scout centre

The new Scout centre was formally dedicated last Sunday, June 28. More than 100 people attended the service, including children from Rye's cub, beaver,...

Allotment ban on brewing a cuppa

Is the National Trust trying to destroy a national tradition? Winchelsea allotment holders have been told they cannot brew up on land owned by the trust. Plotholders aren't impressed - they say the trust is guilty of double standards and point to other allotments in town where the trust doesn't insist on the same rules

Roadworks arrive at hospital

The roadworks along the A268 are provoking more confusion and complaints writes Charles Harkness

Rye Partnership faces questions

This week's meeting of Rye Partnership might have raised more questions than answers though at least some facts were established. The long-awaited website, still isn't there. But will be "soon" promises a caption for those who venture to find it

‘Horrific accident’: Jempson’s guilty

Jempson's will be sentenced next month over an accident in which a woman customer lost a leg at its Peasmarsh supermarket. The verdict follows a two-week trial at Lewes Crown Court

New bridge for Valley Park

A new bridge opens between Valley Park and Tilling Green on the outskirts of Rye which may in time form part of a longer cycle path. The bridge crosses over an overgrown drainage ditch near the former school site which developers have been told is a flood risk area

Marsh wind plans blown away

Plans to install six wind turbines on Romney Marsh near the historic St Augustine's church at Snave have been abandoned by Ecotricity despite a...

Pirate plants weeded out

The newly installed garden by the rail station, opened on April 24 and dedicated to John Ryan, former local resident and creator of the...

Centre plan invites reactions

The proposed new Tilling Green community centre is once again attracting controversy following the announcement by the developers of a three hour consultation in ten days time after eight weeks of silence following a packed meeting, which heard for the first time that it would be a single storey building and the centre would be effectively out of action for many months. No discussions have taken place since with either hirers or users of the centre

Fun day on Tilling Green

There will be fun in the sun on a Sunday at the Tilling Green Summer Fete which is being organised by both Tilling Green Residents Association and Ferry Road Nursery. Read Donna Lake's preview here

Three want to join council

Rye Town Council advertised a vacancy on the council after long-serving councillor Sam Souster resigned shortly after the recent elections but, after no-one called...

Deli opens around the corner

After 12 years trading in the High Street, Rye Deli has opened a new shop ‘Just Around the Corner’ in Market Road on Monday,...

Biker airlifted from Marsh

At about 4:20pm on Sunday (June 21,) police were called to the Camber Road, near East Guldeford, where the third...

Should gardens bloom again ?

The Campaign for Action in Rye (CFAIR) is now meeting every second Thursday of the month between 7pm and 9pm at Tilling Green Community Centre. On...

The film cameras are back…

Thursday June 11: Church Square, Rye. Take One: Narrare film crew hard at work, 25 cast and crew. Fictional setting for "The Last Lighthouse Keeper"....