Excitement is growing for the “Hands across the Sea” International Weekend organised by the Rolls Royce Enthusiasts’ Club. It is happening at Westenhanger, Folkestone Racecourse, Nr Hythe which is a huge site Continue reading Hands Across the Sea at Hythe
We have just been informed that a van was stolen overnight which contained the polling station ballot papers for the Hastings & Rye constituency (around. 72 300 ballot papers). Continue reading Rye Ballot Papers Stolen
“The timber needed to be replaced but the Environment Agency A has a policy of not using hardwood so there was a delay while a reclaimed source could be found. Then the EA’s carpenter was off. He is back now but there are certain activities he can no longer easily do – and so volunteers are helping. A soon as I have a return date I will let everyone know”.
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Because of his upbringing Henry was thoroughly Anglo-French being able to pass as a Frenchman and as an Englishman. After being in the Army’s evacuation from France in 1940 he was recruited into the F (French ) Section of the Special Operations Executive (SOE). Henry broke his leg attempting to return to France as an agent. He escaped, over the Pyrenees into Spain with Jaques Poirier, a young Frenchman. Continue reading Who was Henry Peuleve
Bill & Nicki Waters were enjoying an afternoon Cuppa at home with Nicki’s Brother and Sister-in-law when a lone glider appeared in the sky over the Martello Tower at Rye. To their astonishment it landed almost in their garden. Continue reading Neville Glides in for Tea
It is with great personal sadness that I report the death of ‘Shoey’ Bennett, The toughest chap that ever played for Rye United. Continue reading Goodbye Shoey
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