Car Fire at Lydd “Suspicious”

Man burned during car fire – Lydd

Kent Fire & Rescue Service Report Friday 6 May

Kent Fire & Rescue
Kent Fire & Rescue

Incident details
Firefighters were called to reports of a vehicle on fire on the driveway of a property in High Street, Lydd.

Upon arrival, crews found a private vehicle well alight and a man suffering burns being treated by paramedics. Continue reading Car Fire at Lydd “Suspicious”

John Izod Memorial Service

He Loved Rye and Rye Loved Him

St Mary’s Church was packed for the John Izod Memorial Service at 11 am. today (Wednesday 6 May). ¬†John’s early years were recalled by his younger brother Andrew and recalled John’s life from childhood, wartime years, education, army life and adventures in Canada.

Bonfire Auction John Izod
Bonfire Auction John Izod

Councillor Ian Potter covered John’s time in Rye, the many ¬†friends he made here, the numerous town activities he was involve in, including being a Town Continue reading John Izod Memorial Service

The New Mayor of Rye – Video

The new Mayor of Rye, Councillor Jonathan Breeds.

A video

of some of the proceedings at the Town Hall on the occasion of the inauguration of Councillor Jonathan Breeds as Mayor of the Ancient Town of Rye.

Many pictures of this colourful event will appear in the June Issue of “Rye’s Own” Continue reading The New Mayor of Rye – Video