The night was so calm. The sea just sat there and shivered. The old trawler I was alone in was thumping its way west. The trawl was working rather efficiently tonight and producing a lovely lot of fish. Now with the decks cleared I had thirty minutes before I hauled the net once more to empty on the deck. Continue reading Asleep on the Job
Thirty People Evacuated from their Homes
An alert was caused early this morning when a car crashed into a gas main in a small village in East Sussex. Police and fire teams rushed to the incident and evacuated people from adjacent homes. Continue reading East Sussex Village – 30 Evacuated from their Homes
Sun shines on the Lions Raft Race and Fete
By Conrad Freezer
This year, despite the dubious weather forecast, the sun shone on a record crowd at the Annual Rye Raft Race and Fete organised by Rye and District Lions Club. This was the 34th Race organised by the Lions who usually expect some 5,000 members of the public to attend. However, this year the numbers were so great that they found it impossible to estimate how many turned up for the event, but many, many more than ever before. The queues for both the barbecue and the Continue reading Rye Raft Race 2012
102 arrested in First Two Weeks of Sussex Police Christmas drink drive campaign
Of the 102 people arrested since the 1 December 50 have been charged according to a police press release on 18 December Continue reading 100 Caught Drink Driving Locally
Spectacular Day of Christmas Fun in the Streets of Rye.
What a fantastic event – Inspired by Rye Mayor Berni Fiddimore and put together by an amazing team and a mass of volunteers. Continue reading Rye Christmas Festival 2015
Guests at the Mayor of Rye, Councillor Berni Fiddimore’s Christmas Invitation Evening, enjoyed a splendid evening of entertainment at the Town Hall on Friday 11 December. Continue reading Rye College Students at the Mayor’s Christmas Evening
Chocolate Shortcakes Leave Egg on Tesco Faces
Tesco has issued a notice to shoppers recalling a batch of its own-brand shortcakes.
The batch of Chunky Chocolate Shortcakes (175g) with the best before date 3 Continue reading Tesco Food Boob
Our Elected Councillors Do Their Best – But Their Objections will be overuled
By Jim Hollands
Well done Rye Town Council for objecting to the Tilling Green ‘money spinning building plan’ – Pity it will make no difference – Rye Town Council have only advisory powers – And the ‘Power of Well-Being’ – whatever that is.
There should be no building there at all – Leave the old school in the capable hands of the people of Tilling Green as a VIABLE Community Centre and recreational grounds for the 2000 plus people who live on the estate. Continue reading Rye Councillors Throw Out Building Plan for Tilling Green
Update on Yesterdays Triple Stabbing Incident
A man’s been charged with three counts of attempted murder following the triple stabbing in St Leonards yesterday lunch time. Continue reading Tripple Stabbing
Third Victim Being Searched For
Two people have been stabbed, one flown to Hospital with life threatening injuries and a third suspected victim was being searched along the beach between St. Leonards and Bexhill Continue reading Breaking News – Two, Possibly Three People Attacked with a Knife Locally