Thursday, February 22 2024

Rye Town Council

Rye’s council house, how it works

The Town Council does its bit to help local people find a home in Rye by purchasing a house in the town

Review of Bexhill governance

Prompted by a petition, Rother District Council is reviewing the governance of Bexhill. Should it have its own Town Council like Rye or would it be better to set up a more powerful Area Committee? The first stage of the consultation continues to the end of the month

Notes from the Council Chamber

The problem of racism dominated council proceedings this week

Notes from the Council Chamber

A round up of some recent thoughts from our Town Council

A cry from the heart

The wedding season is upon us, and the Town Crier's bell is in full swing. In our Ryers Unwrapped series, Stephen Ashley King went to meet the man in the tricorn hat

Rye bid for Camber Fields site

The Rye Fund bids for Camber Fields

Rye Council to quiz Glazier

The Town Council is to quiz chairman of Rye Partnership following claims of mismanagement and lack of competence

John’s heavenly route here

A face regularly seen around town, often fundraising . . . but what is his past? And was there divine intervention? Dee Alsey reports in her latest "Ryers Unwrapped" series. This article on John Izod, who died last night, was first published in December 2015

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

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

Residents’ views sought

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

Park for cyclists

Cycle parking has been approved by Rye council in...

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