April 2015 Issue on Sale Now

The April issue of Rye’s Own is in local newsagents now

April 2015
April 2015

The April issue includes :-

January World War Two Article causes international internet interest

The Engine that Brought Down a German Bomber
The Engine that Brought Down a German Bomber

The Rye Hoovernaught – Pictures from Cinque Ports Street 1960

Roll Royce Enthusiasts Club International Weekend Preview

Tribute to David Smeed

A Day at the M C G

Better Rail Service to Rye & Hastings

Rye Ex-Pats are lifelong friends

Rockit Power – Rye’s number one Cover Band

Teams of Three –

Rye Wheelers “B” team carry the flag and are sixth out of 50 teams as “A” team puncture just 200 yards into a 25 Mile race. (Lots of pictures)

Jimper’s Early Years -Part Three –

“Rye’s Own” contributor since 1965 tells of his early life growing up on the Romney Marsh just after the War, when much ‘treasure’ was scattered on the fields for youngsters to explore.

Unelected Power –

A look into the National Audit Office examination of Rye Partnership in 2005-06 and reports on the recent Rye Partnership AGM.

Has the ‘examination’ resulted in any improvements? Read about the AGM  and judge for yourselves

The Price Medals –

Amazing pictures from Pre-War Rye Sports and two local cycling heroes who set a tandem record from Rye to Folkestone and Back which stands until this very day. Another Rye cycling record breaker, this time a lady, Nancy Austin-Price was 10 mile champion in 1948. Also photographed, the medals all three won in the post war year of 1948.

Bernard’s Problem Page –

Fast becoming the most read page in the magazine. Bernard has had an interesting life but has been ‘grumpy’ since his youth and time has not improved him, He is cynical but to the point – he writes what he thinks, most of which we would all agree with but not dare to say.

There are many other articles, pictures and features, lots with nostalgic themes.

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