Another Report from November 2003 Issue of “Rye’s Own”
A Marina Plan put forward by Millwood Designer Homes at the instigation of Rye Partnership has a fatal flaw.
The actual proposed Marina for 100 moorings and 100 homes on a site south of the River Brede opposite the stretch of river from Philips Boat Yard to the old Rother Iron Works Buildings, is quite feasible, but the idea of building a lock in the Rother Ironwork Areas to keep enough water in The Strand for boats to float at all times is a non starter and has already caused concern among knowledgable local folk, including Rye Fire Chief Andy Polly. Continue reading Marina Plan Has Fatal Flaw
Geoff Goldfinch, a third generation Ryer and local builder is not laying bricks this month. He is recovering along with his daughter Carla to whom he has donated one of his kidneys. Continue reading Thanks Dad
From the November 2003 Issue of “Rye’s Own”
Words & Pictures by Jo’ Vincent
Rye Players gave an outstanding performance with their presentation
of Oh! What a Lovely War at the Thomas Peacocke over four nights at Continue reading Oh What a Lovely War
From “Rye’s Own” November 2003
Hazel Duckworth, well known Rye antiques expert, familiar to all in
the trade who attended Rye Auction Galleries and numerous Antique Continue reading Hazel
First Published in the November 2003 Issue of “Rye’s Own”
The old Lion Street School, now the home of the Rye Library and Further Education Centre, has a question mark hanging over it’s future existence.There are proposals for the Library to be re-sited in a new building on the old Central Garage site, there are also plans for moving some of the educational facilities to this new building.
Continue reading The Very Heart of Rye
What were those Bonfire Nights in Rye of more than fifty years ago really like? So many stories are passed down by those senior citizens who were there. They tell Continue reading Bonfire Over the Years