Appeal for witnesses to serious collision in Winchelsea
Police are appealing for witnesses to a serious collision involving a motorcycle and a car in Monks Walk, Winchelsea, at midday on Sunday (7 August).
A Mazda 6 car was in collision with a Kawazaki motorbike being driven by a 21-year-old man from Rye who suffered serious injuries. He was flown to St George’s Hospital Tooting where he is in a critical but stable condition. His pillion passenger, a woman aged 21 from Hastings was taken to the Royal Sussex County Hospital, Brighton, with serious leg injuries.
The car driver, a 79-year-old Hastings man, was uninjured.
Sergeant Sarah Porter said: “We are appealing for anyone who either saw the collision or believe they saw either of the vehicles being driven before the collision to contact us.”
Email [email protected] or phone 101 quoting Operation Bayworth.
Rye’s Own Bulletin Thursday 11 August 2016
Continue reading Serious Accident at Winchelsea
This Man has Now been detained by Police in Eastbourne
Police have detained a man who escaped from Brighton Magistrates’ Court.
George Qatramiz escaped from the building in Edward Street, where he was due to attend a bail hearing, at about 12.13pm on Monday (4 April).
It is believed he ran in the direction of the Old Steine. Continue reading Wanted Man Detained by Sussex Police
Refuse Collector in Critical Condition
We are getting reports of a refuse collector who is in a critical condition in hospital after suffering a serious head injury at work on Thursday morning 28 January. Continue reading Camber Accident – Refuse Collector in Critical Condition
A very short piece of film with a few shots of racing at the Preston Park Cycle Track in Brighton in 1962.
Rye Wheelers used to make a regular Wednesday evening trip to take part in the track league there during the summer months. Continue reading Preston Park Cycle Racing 1962
Lions Blow Their Horns Rye and District Lions were delighted to once again fill Beckley Village Hall with some 110 members of the public for their Burns Night Brass Band Concert for the seventh year running. Continue reading Lions Blow Their Horns
Jimper Reminisces on a Lost World
Once on Romney Marsh not so long ago, it was a very unhealthy place to live. There was a dreaded thing that was called the Ague, a disease we now know was a type of malaria, caused by the mosquito which lived in the water that covered a lot of the flat land. The local remedy for the Ague was said to be to swallow a spider, whole, wrapped up in its own web. The sheer thought of doing so must have made many people suddenly recover from the illness rather than take the cure! Continue reading Things Long Ago
On Friday 12th October UK hip hop sensation Dizraeli + DJ Downlow (UK and World DMC Scratch finalist), the men behind the rhymes and cuts of the legendary Small Gods, will bring a full, live hip hop PA to The School Creative Centre, Rye. Continue reading Hip Hop At “The School”
March saw a presentation of certificates by Group Captain Derek North of the Royal British Legion to some of the Rye Sea Cadets for their outstanding work towards the poppy appeal in Rye this year.
The amount raised by the Rye Area to date is £13,631.95 Continue reading Poppy Appeal Presentation
Jimper Reminisces on a Lost World
Once on Romney Marsh not so long ago, it was a very unhealthy place to live. There was a dreaded thing that was called the Ague, a disease we now know was a type of malaria, caused by the mosquito which lived in the water that covered a lot of the flat land. Continue reading Things Long Ago
By Pauline Kingswood
With the increases in the price of oil and pressure on roads the whole question of public versus personal transport again comes sharply into focus, and a little light on the subject is needed. There are a lot of misconceptions about public transport, which makes comparison of what is offered difficult. Continue reading Public Transport’s Not For Me