Rye Studio School students visit New York to study art, drama and retail skills; learn about every aspect of opera including costume design as a follow-up to the Rye Arts Festival; and acquire work placement experience in order to focus both on academic exams and future job opportunities
In a scheme believed to cost not less than £15 million, the Environment Agency has just published plans to strengthen flood defences on the east bank of the Rother which will further protect homes in New Road and Kings Avenue. But funding is not guaranteed and it will be seeking 'contributions'
Tilling Green's old school is being replaced with 30 new homes and a new community centre. But while the community grows, with Valley Park eventually adding another 161 homes, the proposed new centre is shrinking. Current plans leave the community with about a third of the space it currently has, while the Rye Partnership takes over half the building. Alternatives are being proposed - and questions asked
The Brewery Yard Club at King Street, Landgate is up for sale. But its history and its links with the Royal British Legion and their previous assets are interesting. The Brewery Yard Club broke away from the RBL in 2006 and some Legion records, photographs and trophies have never been seen since