Rotary Club at Rye Hub

Rye and Winchelsea Rotary Club

At the Rye Hub Wednesday February 29th

On Wednesday 29th February The Rye Hub at the Rye Club in Market Road held an open day, they showed old movies of community events in Rye and served tea and coffee, their aim is to create a drop in social centre for local people. Other local organisations had representatives there, the Fletcher Group had a model of their cinema project. Stuart Harland explained there is a hold up in purchase of the site due to legal problems with the seller, it is hoped this will soon be resolved. Continue reading Rotary Club at Rye Hub

100 Years of Scouting in Rye

The man on the white horse parading at the front of his troop of soldiers is Captain Cory. The Captain, a hero of the Boar War was a great friend of Lord Baden Powell who started the scouting movement. In 1907 he held an experimental camp on Brownsea Island, Poole and Dorset, to try out his ideas. Continue reading 100 Years of Scouting in Rye

Scouting in Rye

The 1st Rye Troop of Scouts ‘Captain Cory’s Own’ proudly held the official opening of their new Headquarters recently. Over 200 people, including the Mayor and Mayoress of Rye, Alderman and Mrs. W. J. Hacking, were present as Father Richard, the Group Scoutmaster, handed the key to County Commissioner, Continue reading Scouting in Rye