Visions of climate change

A local environment group believes that Rother's vision for the future ignores weather change. But a leading local Tory appears to embrace many of their ideas

Jobs day a success

The Rye Partnership work and training Roadshow took place at Tilling Green Community Centre on 9th July.

Hi-speed plans might slow up

Plans for hi-speed trains into London to call at Rye could face obstacles. The impact extreme weather can have is of major concern, while some residents are opposed because they fear commuters flooding into the town and pushing up house prices

PM promotes local MP

One local Tory MP resigned the brief. Another has picked it up in this week's Cabinet changes: Amber Rudd, MP for Hastings and Rye

Van driver ‘threatened’

Police are appealing for witnesses to an incident in Harbour Road, Rye in which three motorcyclists allegedly threatened the driver of an Asda delivery van. The...

Charity fraud charge

An Icklesham woman has been charged with fraud and money laundering in relation to the will of a woman for which she was sole...

Reprieve for power workers

A change to safety regulations at Dungeness B power station could extend the life of the plant by 10 years, meaning jobs for longer than expected

Heart of the community

What makes a community centre a raging success? The organisers behind the centre at Crowborough seem to know, so interested parties from Rye went to find out

Open all hours

The open weekend at the Rye Harbour RNLI station was a big success at raising awareness of the work of the volunteer force - and funds - with other local emergency services contributing to the fun and games

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