Is Rother Tax Demand the Last Straw for Bargain Box?
Another long established business in Rye seems to be on the verge of closure.
Bargain Box in Cinque Ports Street have been there for years and carried on a newsagents business that has been run in the same street since long before World War Two. Continue reading Rye Newsagent Posts Closing Down Notice
A flood alert for the River Rother was issued this morning Sunday 3 January 2016. Continue reading Flood Alert for Rother
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Bernard Clark will comment on any problem you may have – and certainly make it sound worse Send problems, moans, criticisms or comments to jim- @ryesown.co.uk and they will be forwarded to Bernard for his judgement. and advice Continue reading Bernard’s Problem Page
THE ROTHER Environmental Group (REG) has launched exciting and ambitious new plans for a ‘greenway’ running through Rye which would provide a safe, shared route for pedestrians, cyclists, pushchair users and the less able between key trip attractions.
Continue reading Rye Greenway Plan Launched
In the name of ‘Health & Safety’ they have now torn down the Chapel in Rye Cemetery that was damaged by fire and are turning it into a ‘Historic Ruin’
Many readers have written and phoned us in absolute dismay at the way the Chapel has been ‘ruined’. Here is one example. Continue reading Sneaky Rother are at it Again
What is almost certainly the most important meeting to take place in Rye for fifty years is set to go ahead at the Thomas Peacocke College at 8pm on Thursday 16 August.
Every person living in Rye is invited, along with Councillors and District Councillors from Rye, Battle, Bexhill and the villages plus members of the Bexhill Forum to hear Eastleigh’s Council Leader Councillor Keith House outline the great benefits that Rye, Battle and Bexhill could derive from splitting Rother District Council into three parts, run by their own elected District Councillors with the direct assistance of their local Town and Village Councils. Continue reading The Most Important Meeting In Rye For Fifty Years
Every town has possessions that have been accrued over the years. Rye is no exception, at one time the Borough Council owned more than half the dwellings and ground within the Rye boundaries. Continue reading Selling Off the Family Silver
News and Gossip Pages
By The Editor
The Price of Land
The piece of land adjacent to the railway between the Mill and Ferry Road, plus another small parcel of ground opposite was sold at action to a developer for £210,000. This was £200,000 over the estimated £5,000 to £10,000 that was the guide price. Continue reading Town Crier
Let’s be Men – Let’s be Ryers
By the Editor
The First World War was a terrible time for the young men of Britain. In the early stages they volunteered in their millions to the call of “Your Country Needs You”. Continue reading Let’s be Men – Let’s be Ryers
By The Editor
The Lowest Ebb
The New Year is a time for reflection and taking stock but as I look around Rye I am seeing things that make me sad when I remember the days of past glory that this town has enjoyed. Continue reading Rye January 2006