Bob Burden Writes ……….
Kent CA Open 12 Hour, Sunday 9th August 2009
Once again it was the second Sunday in August and time for the highlight of the time trial year for me! It was up at the crack of dawn, sadly not to ride but to assist two of our riders, Mark Amon and Dave Wheeler, both of whom were riding their first twelve hour event. Dave’s preparation with drinks and food left nothing to chance with an array of proteins and carbohydrates or something like that (as one who has ridden all his long distance events on sultanas and liquorice allsorts and a few gallons of orange juice I was well out of my depth). Luckily Aly Continue reading Wheelers are 12 Hour Champions Again
Reception at Riverhaven
Pictures by Pixcels Studio Rye
More and more couples are choosing Rye for the ideal place to tie the knot. The town’s beautiful churches or the grand atmosphere of Rye Town Hall are matched by the special qualities and facilities and selection of Hotels able to cater for wedding groups of all sizes. Leading reception venues include The George in Rye, Mermaid, Hope Anchor, Rye Lodge and Riverhaven. Continue reading Ida & Dudley Chose Rye
Connections – Arthur’s Thank You
By Arthur Woodgate
These little tributes to the old Rye families with members or connections with staff members of The Rye Memorial Care Centre are intended to be, through “Rye’s Own”, a tribute to all those who work in the centre and are looking after me as a patient here.
A man named David Benn moved into Rye about the time that Tilling Green was opened. I’m sure I’m right when I say at the far end of Marley Road right on a Continue reading Connections
COULD THE MONASTERY LIVE AGAIN? (September 2009)
Once it was the centre of Rye activities. It was used as a Theatre, Dance Hall, Cinema and Rye Trade Fairs. It was a Sunday School and Badminton Court. It was used for Wedding Receptions and even, on one illustrious occasion after the First World War as a Banqueting Hall. During that War it became a Hospital for the Continue reading Could the Monastery Live Again?