Rye Wheelers Race History

Wheelers Race History Up to April 2004

Frank Brann the barber won the Rye & District Wheelers Hill Climb Championship in 1937 and was runner up in 1938

Jill Catt, the wife of Jim Catt won the Rye & Bexhill Inter Club 10 Mile Time Trial in Continue reading Rye Wheelers Race History

Robbery at Peasmarsh – Can You Help?

Intruder disturbed during robbery in Peasmarsh

29 January 2016


Police are appealing for information after a teenager disturbed a robber in his home in Peasmarsh.

At 9.26am on Friday (29 January), officers were called to a break-in at a house in Main Street.

A 14-year-old boy heard a window smash and phoned his father, who subsequently called police. The boy remained in his bedroom, and shortly Continue reading Robbery at Peasmarsh – Can You Help?

Titbits from February 2004

The Herald of Rye

Over 100 years ago “The Herald of Rye”, a magazine very similar in it’s aims to “Rye Own”, was published by Harry Davis who lived at ‘Watlands’ Udimore Road. Harry was involved in many Rye Clubs and Committees. He was Secretary of Rye Cycling Club and Rye Sports Day Committee, so was the ideal chap to edit the local magazine. The following competitions were announced in an 1897 issue of The Herald. The Herald of Rye offers a Prize, Value 10/- (winners choice from the stock of any local tradesman advertising in these pages for the best Street Snap-Shot of Continue reading Titbits from February 2004

Sexual assault on Teenage girl in Hastings

 Sexual assault on Teenage girl  in Hastings

A man, judged to be in his early twenties attacked a 14 year old girl on a footpath on The Ridge in Hastings.
He attempted to drag her into the trees opposite the BP Garage at around 4 o’ clock yesterday afternoon, Tuesday 26 January 2016.   Continue reading Sexual assault on Teenage girl in Hastings

February “Rye’s Own”

February 2016 hard copy issue of “Rye’s Own” on sale at all  Rye Newsagents from the first day of February. January issue still available at newsagents until 31 January. Continue reading February “Rye’s Own”