Announcing the Rye Bay Scallop Week Queen 2015! Yasmine Clemson was delighted to be selected as Scallop Queen at the events opening night at the Ypres Castle Inn. Yasmine also celebrates her birthday during Rye Bay Scallop Week so there will be double celebrations ahead! Continue reading Scallop Queen 2015
The first Rye Wheelers Club Championship “25” was held in 1926 and won by Ted Bannister. His time was not recorded but the second place man, Harry Britt, finished in I-15-05, Les Hatter was third. The club minute books show there was a 25 Championship every year up to 1936 but no record of riders or results are shown. Continue reading Rye & District Wheelers 25 Mile Championship Time Trial
Written for “Rye’s Own in Jimper’s Inimitable Style
The world was in darkness the night I was born, not a light was to be seen, and then, as I grew and could walk and run, the lights came on all over the Kingdom.
The war with Germany was over, the marsh was crying out for laughter and joy to return. Five years of war in the front line had left it scarred by ack-ack gun emplacements, trenches and pillboxes. Continue reading Jimper’s Early Years