Trolleybus Restoration Group’s 23rd Annual Show
Restoration Group Chairman Ion Castro was there of course taking pictures and explaining the event. For the past 22 out of 23 years the Hastings Trolleybus Restoration Group’s annual show has been on the third Sunday in May and this Continue reading Trolleybus Show 2015
We had to laugh at the ‘Parking Like a Muppet in Rye’ Website.
BUT – Nothing compares to this picture published in Rye’s Own in 1967. Continue reading Parking in Rye
By Barry M Jones
Village life in Beckley may never be the same again as one of its last, and oldest, businesses closes on 2nd April, 2015 turning Beckley into yet another Sussex dormitory village. Continue reading Beckley Motors Rememembered
Amber Rudd MP, invited Buckswood Students to be among the first in Hastings to travel on the High Speed train the ‘Javelin’ that made a special visit to the town as part of the MP’s Rail Summit. Continue reading MP invites Students to travel the High Speed Javelin
The bus that went to the cinema, or almost, as can be seen from the picture (Electric Palace in the Landgate is the building just beyond the bus with the coloured electric light bulbs in the shape of an arch). It was an East Kent converted charabanc on the Camber Rye Harbour service. Continue reading The Bus Went to the Cinema
Green light for £25 million runway extension and new terminal in Kent Plans to develop Lydd Airport in Kent into a modern regional airport have been given the green light by the Government today (Weds 10th April) after ministers agreed with a Planning Inspector’s recommendation to grant approval for a multi-million-pound development. Continue reading Government Approves Plans For Lydd Airport Development
WE ASKED IN OUR MARCH EDITIONS ABOUT MEMORIES AND PHOTOGRAPHS OF JOURNEYS TO AND FROM RYE, HASTINGS AND HYTHE – EITHER BY TRAIN OR BUS.
Roland Jempson from Bristol sent us this account which included these fine pictures
Continue reading Two Ways to Hastings
Rye and District Lions Club have made a donation to Rye and District Community Transport for the third year running. Following their earlier donations of £1,000 and £500, they have donated an additional £500, making a total of £2,000 over the last three years. Continue reading Lions Support Rye Community Transport
The Jempsons of Rye, East Sussex
Who are they and where did they Originate from?
By Roland Jempson Family Historian
(With help from second cousin Bridget Ewing Genealogist)
It was also from Arthur born 1833 and Jane Elizabeth that the other well known branch of the Jempson Family in the Rye Area were descended from. “The Jempsons of the Rye Haulage Company based at Slade Yard.. Continue reading The Jempsons of Rye
By Irna Mortlock
ARRCC Members and Staff are out and about and making the most of the good weather. Continue reading ARRCC is going out and about with new activities