New site, new name for show

Rye Country Show is changing its name and its venue

Watch this space as 2016 starts

Uncertainty hangs over the coming year as spending cuts affect or delay changes, or create new problems - but some changes are taking place

Rye Community Shop reopens

The Rye Community Charity Shop returns with a modified name and new premises but the same objectives

New start for the New Hall?

Can the new committee at Winchelsea's New Hall turn round its fortunes in the new year with its new "inclusive" policy?

Have your say on cuts

Cuts by central government mean local government has a choice - reduce services or increase local taxes

Appeal for more warm clothes

As temperatures fall well below freezing, refugees from Middle East conflicts desperately need help

And a happy (if wet) New Year

2015 ended with a bang not a whimper, setting Rye up with great hopes and expectations for a great year ahead

You can ring my bell

Santa didn't risk getting stuck up the chimney this year. Instead he rang politely at the door

Rye plans public consultations

Rye's Neighbourhood Plan is nearing completion and two meetings are being held about the latest version of what the town's future should look like

Lydd Airport plans grind slowly

The Lydd Airport saga moves on, but will we ever see the plans implemented

Birders and twitchers gather

Iden and District Natural History Society welcome in the New Year with an illustrated talk, "Birds, their Nests, Eggs and Young" by  John Buckingham, a...

Short on festive spirit

Some Christmas lights went out earlier than expected. But the damage could have been worse

Bring us your used cards

Christmas cards can live on - if you take them into St Mary's.

And the rain came down . . .

As other parts of the UK flooded, Rye was on "flood alert" - but the risk next week may come from the sea

More cuts proposed to services

The latest proposed cut in county council services because of Government funding cuts will hit libraries - but may be challenged

The countdown begins . . .

Christmas is coming, the trains are not running, shops are staying open late and there will be church services. So business as usual then . . .

Great Expectations uncovered

Great expectations were met on December 12, but who organised it - and were they pleased?

Time for a quick kip before . . .

Santa's arrival. reindeer, ice rink and the end of the day - our final pictures from Great Expectations

A problem that has not gone away

A loading bay was provided at the front of The George Hotel, but deliveries to the hotel in Lion Street are still a problem - and a solution is sought

Burglars hit Winchelsea

A spate of four burglaries has shocked residents of Winchelsea but most worried will be second home-owners. All four properties burgled were second homes