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

Wittersham Stores – Wittersham



Rye’s Own – July 2016

Contents for July 2016 Issue


Jimper in Recent Years
Jimper Sutton

Jimper Sutton, our number One contributor since 1966, died just about the time the July Issue of “Rye’s Own” reached the printing press. Too late for even a mention of his sad passing to be recorded in this issue but there are some of his stories included. Continue reading Rye’s Own – July 2016

February “Rye’s Own”

February 2016 hard copy issue of “Rye’s Own” on sale at all  Rye Newsagents from the first day of February. January issue still available at newsagents until 31 January. Continue reading February “Rye’s Own”

RDC Reply to Bargain Box Problem with a Statement


The following Statement has been made  by a “Rother District Council Spokesman” Read it carefully and see if you can see one answer provided to the Bargain Box questions.

“While the district council collects business rates, we are not responsible for setting the rateable value of properties.

(No but Rother District Council are responsible for producing the details on which the Valuation Office Agency assesses the rateable value) Continue reading RDC Reply to Bargain Box Problem with a Statement

The Bargain Box Debate – Rother Must Explain Themselves

Customers Rally to Support Bargain Box.

A family who work all the hours God made to keep their business running and their customers happy, seemed to have been singled out by Rother District Council.

The worry and upset caused to John, Avril and David of Bargain Box over backdated claims for rates, relating to an air conditioning system that has been operating in the shop for years, have put their backs so far against the wall that they are almost ready to ‘throw in the towel’ and have put a Closing Down sign in their window. Continue reading The Bargain Box Debate – Rother Must Explain Themselves

Rye Newsagent Posts Closing Down Notice

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