Fire crews from Rye and others including Hastings, Battle and Ashford are fighting a multi-building farm fire just outside Camber on the Lydd Road.
Police and ambulance attendance, but as far as we can ascertain there were no injuries. Around ten fire appliances are at the blaze, including a Ladder Platform and around fifty firefighters,. Police are running traffic control but the road has not been closed. Continue reading Massive Farm Fire Near Camber
Another Irreplaceable Rye Community Facility about to be Demolished
The following film “The Future of Tilling Green”, was made a few years ago when the Primary School on Mason Road was closed, the electrics and gas stripped out so it could not be used, and the building was boarded up waiting for an excuse for demolition.
This was the same underhand method that was used with the Ferry Road Primary School. It was abandoned and one building suffered an arson attack. This was used as an excuse to demolish the other buildings. ESCC failed miserably to find a buyer and the community was robbed of a fine site for a library and sports facilities. Continue reading Save Tilling Green Community Centre