List of Newsagents and Outlets
Bargain Box – Cinque Ports Street
Jempsons – Station Approach
Adams – High Street
Skinners Cost Cutter – Fishmarket Road
Tilling Newsagents – Tilling Green
Jempsons – Peasmarsh
Iden Stores – Iden
Jempsons – Northiam
Salts Farm Shop – East Guldeford
Appledore Newsagents – Appledore
Three David Smeed Films from the early 1970’s
David Smeed and Diane Cutting – David was excellent either side of the camera
David Smeed was a prolific film maker covering events in Rye with an 8mm cine camera and later with video camera and tape.
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J.E. Hollands & Sons Television and Electrical
55 Cinque Ports Street and later 12 Cinque Ports Street 1950’s & 60’s
Rye was a boom town in the 1960’s – There were five television shops competing for business in the rapidly developing Television Era.
The Television Shop at 55 Cinque Ports Street. Drawn from memory by Paul Vincent
The Hollands’ business started at 55 Cinque Ports Street in 1957 and expanded quickly. Taking over Fred Taylor’s Restaurant for the winter of 1960 and then
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All you need to know about the Ancient Town of Rye
Have you tried the RYE’S OWN Facebook page? Packed with nostalgia, stories and pictures of Rye Past & Present – The best Bonfire stories and pictures, Rye’s Wartime History, visits from famous people.
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Rye Town to Play First Match on The Salts
Rye’s new soccer team, Rye Town, will line up in Division One of the Macron East Sussex Football League for their first home game of the season and their first ever match on The Salts.
Thanks to Shane Ridgers and wife Charmaine who have put so much into the birth of Rye Town the rebirth of soccer in Rye.
Shane, manager and treasurer, and Charmaine secretary, Ged Say, chairman. With Martin Blincow, Darren Paine, Francis Walker and Kevin Highams on the committee, and Kelvin Wall , assistant manager make up a formidable team.
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By Eric Streeton
Punt. Open decked fishing boat (Hastings.)
Raw throat. Sore throat.
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Tillingham & Brede River Flood Alert
A flood Alert was issued by the Environment Agency at 3.05 pm (Today) Sunday 3 January 2016 for the
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Charming Rye Film
By Jeffery Waters
Jeffery Waters was one of the best film makers in the Rye Movie Society. This little film captures Rye at its best, including some of the characters of the period.
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