Two Arrested after Shots Fired

Two arrested after gunshots fired in Hastings

28 February 2016

Police received reports of a gun being fired at a property in Devonshire Road, Hastings, just before 5.50pm on Sunday (28 February).A firearms unit and the police helicopter were scrambled to the scene after one report said two people had got out of a car and fired a gun at a building.

Police discovered the shots had caused damage to a door and a window at the front of the multi-occupancy property. No one was hurt.

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Assault in Hastings

Witnesses sought following assault in Hastings

26 February 2016


Police are appealing for witnesses following an assault in Queens Road Hastings on Thursday (25 February).
Officers were called at around 1pm on Thursday (25 February) and found an 80-year-old local man in the road. He was taken to hospital where it was confirmed he had a fractured hip. Continue reading Assault in Hastings

Hastings Teeenager Assaulted in Robertson Street

Appeal for an assault on a teenager in Hastings

25 February 2016



Police are appealing for witnesses to an assault in Hastings on Friday, February 12.

A 15-year-old girl was walking on Robertson Street at 3.45pm on Friday, February Continue reading Hastings Teeenager Assaulted in Robertson Street

Northiam World Champion was Robbery Victim

World champion shooter describes ‘horrific’ attack in his Northiam home

25 February 2016

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A clay pigeon shooting world champion has spoken of the horrific experience when masked men broke into his house in Northiam terrorising him and his wife. Continue reading Northiam World Champion was Robbery Victim

Armed Robbery

Witnesses sought to armed robbery in Brassey Avenue, Eastbourne

24 February 2016

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Police are seeking witnesses to an armed robbery outside a bank in Eastbourne.

Just after 11.15am on Wednesday (24 February) a security guard delivering a box containing several thousand pounds cash to the Nat West Bank in Brassey Avenue, Eastbourne, was approached just outside the bank by a man carrying Continue reading Armed Robbery

EU – You Decide

The forthcoming vote to remain in, or leave, the European Union is the most important decision most of us will have to make in our lifetime.

Do not be swayed by personalities, politicians or fanatics on either side. YOUR VOTE is just as important as that of David Cameron, Boris Johnson,  Tony Blair,  Nigel Farage, Jeremy Corbyn, Nicola Sturgeon, Tim Farron, or your favourite pop star. Each vote is EQUAL in power, it counts as one stay in or one leave.

Don’t be fooled by passion, or anyone with a vested interest, look at the FACTS. “Rye’s Own” will present the facts as we understand them and publish the source Continue reading EU – You Decide

A Week of Scallops

Rye Bay Scallop Week
Saturday 20 February – Sunday 28 February 2016

Over Twenty Restaurants to Serve Scallops!

Scallop Week 2016 is nearly here and a huge number of restaurants in and around Rye are eagerly looking forward to this year’s event!

The Kings Head Inn have their first Scallop Week this year with three delicious dishes; Pan-Seared Scallops with Lime, Chilli and Coriander, Scallop and Prawn Continue reading A Week of Scallops