Ex Fireman’s River Rescue

Despite disabilities that have put one time Rye Fireman Dave Benn in a wheelchair he didn’t hesitate when the car in front of him left the road and ended up in a waterway at Small Hythe. Continue reading Ex Fireman’s River Rescue

The Garage at Sellindge

Bob Fisher’s Garage

The Garage on the hill at the northern end of Sellindge was one of the very first in Kent to sell petrol. This was around 1903. Previous to that time the establishment had operated as agricultural engineers, producing and repairing farm machinery. The owners were excellent wheelwrights, a trade which stood the establishment in good stead when motor vehicles began using the roads of Kent. Continue reading The Garage at Sellindge