Thirty Miles to Raise Cash for Hill House Children
Three Pounds a Mile – Ten Pounds a Blister
Mr. Jack Pankhurmt, dressed as “Rye’s Own’s Mrs Mopp, 16 year old Francis Roe and Mr Barbara Larking set out on a 30 mile trek to Heating and back.
A challenge made in a Rye pub resulted in 64 year old Jack Pankhurst and Mrs. Babs Larking 57, walking 30 miles and earning over eighty pounds that will give the children of Hill House Hospital an outing to Margate.
For the third year running Rye Firemen have come back from the East Sussex Fire Services Pump Drill Competitions at Mayfield with a Trophy
This year Rye have brought back the “Wieland Cup” for the five man competition. it replaces the ‘Dumbrell’ Trophy which Rye held in 1967 and 1968. The ‘Dumbrell Cup’ for the four man competition.was won by Herstmonceux in 46 4/5 secs. Rye were forth, eight seconds slower. Continue reading Rye Firemen Maintain Standard