Motor-cyclist injured in Beckley road incident
Police are seeking witnesses to a road incident in Beckley in which a motorcyclist was seriously injured.
The incident happened in Furnace Lane, Beckley at 4.45pm on Wednesday (29 November).
A 42-year-old Hastings man riding his 125cc motorcycle west in Furnace Lane took evasive action to avoid an unknown car, and fell from his machine. Continue reading Hastings Man Seriously Injured at Beckley
Police linking two burglaries near Rye
01 Apr, 2016 12:20 News Witness Appeals
The first happened at a property in Peasmarsh Road, Beckley, between 8.45am and 9pm on Saturday (26 March). Continue reading Two Burglaries Near Rye – Can You Help?
Thinking about Ronnie Corbett I think his legacy could teach a lot of people today a thing or two about how to live their lives. Ronnie was never one to take offence when someone made fun of his height, indeed he often would go as far as to instigate a joke at his own expense. How gloriously liberating it must have been Continue reading Quotes From Newsfeeds Saturday 1 April 2016
There is good news in Beckley as the Guide Company, that had to close last year has opened again. Two first class young women have come forward and taken on the task of rebuilding the Company.
Continue reading The Rotary Club Of Rye & Winchelsea
All Fun And Dance at Tilling Green
By Helen Day
Line Dance class takes place on Friday mornings 10.15 – 11.45am at Tilling Green Community Centre, Mason Road, Rye.
This is a lovely friendly group and a real delight to teach. Continue reading Line Dance at Tilling Green
40 years ago you could find Mark Wright and myself fly fishing for wild brown trout in the Tillingham as far up stream as Beckley. The little trout with his shiny brown back all covered in red and yellow spots, his tummy a pure white the most handsome inhabitant of this fast sparkling clear running water as it raced to swell the lower reaches below Tibbs Farm. Continue reading Jimper’s Jottings
In modern times, with all the comforts that the post war world has ushered in, it is, perhaps, hard to imagine the days which Dickens has so vividly recorded for us when the workhouse and the beggar were part of the daily scene and the world was, as Disraeli remarked, for the few – the very few. Continue reading White Christmas
By M. C. G. Thomas
1901 Players included F. Phillips, W Clarke, R Bloomfield, A. Adams, R Burra, L Ashburnham & C. Longley
1902 Cricket Week v T. Oyler’s XI, Charlton Park, New Romney, & Lydd Camp…F. Phillips 113 * v T. Oyler’s XI (F. Phillips was killed in the 1st World War) Continue reading 250 Years Of Rye Cricket
This was the scene at the top of Station Approach 1928. The pretty house has gone now and has been replaced by the Post Office. Geering & Colyer, whose office was on the opposite side of the street facing their large advertising board that was a familiar sight to all those that travelled by bus or train, have gone. Vidler & Co., their building can be seen on the left, are gone. Continue reading Station Approach 1928
Dutch Scouts in Rye
Occasion of a Unique Visit
Rye had its own share of entertaining the international scout movement last month. Local scouts played host to a small group from Amsterdam. who were on a week’s visit to this country. Continue reading Dutch Scouts Visit Rye