Lovejoy’s are Back in Business Again

In the early hours of July 17th 2006 fire broke out and destroyed the burgeoning young business of Lovejoy’s, in Market Road, Rye. A devastating blow for proprietors Barbara and Keith Lovejoy, after just two and a half years of trading. Continue reading Lovejoy’s are Back in Business Again

Town Hall Packed for Rye in Bloom Awards


Sarah Raven, BBC Gardener’s World presenter, award winning gardening author and journalist was the star attraction at this year’s Rye in Bloom Awards ceremony. Continue reading Town Hall Packed for Rye in Bloom Awards


Rye Harbour District Branch of the Royal National Lifeboat Institution

By Anthony Kimber

The Royal National Lifeboat Institute has provided the lifeboat service for some 175 years. It has always been a voluntary service funded entirely by public subscription and collection. Continue reading Lifeboats

Visibility,Accessibility And Familiarity

Rother Police District Commander, Chief Inspector Bruce Mathews, told a 150 strong meeting at Rye Community Centre that “visibility, accessibility and familiarity” are the new watchwords for the police. Continue reading Visibility,Accessibility And Familiarity

Your Men at the Town Hall

From “Rye’s Own” April 2001 issue.

Councillor Alan Dickinson was first elected to Rye Town Council in

1991. A local boy who attended the Thomas Peacocke he works in his
own right as a building surveyor. Continue reading Your Men at the Town Hall