The recent article by Rex Swain featuring the life and death of Tony Cager prompted me to search out a photo of the Rye Boys Club gym section, taken in the Mermaid Street School Headquarters, probably in the very early 1960’s. Continue reading Pen & Ink Feb 2007
Packed Community Centre Told It Must Obey Doctor’s Orders
Councillor Carey Challenges Councillor Glazier
Councillor Dyce Says Consultation Process is Flawed
At a lively meeting, expertly and patiently chaired by Councillor Ian Potter Mayor of Rye a packed crowd were told by Rye County Councillor Keith Glazier that it was the Doctors of the Postern Gate Surgery that were insisting that their new premises should be built on the out of town Greenfield Site next to the Care Centre on the top of Rye Hill. Continue reading Doctor’s Orders
By Clifford Jordan.
The Visit of The St. John Ambulance Brigade Cadets to Brighton.
Seen in the photograph, taken on board Alex Henshaw’s coach, are some of the Rye Ambulance Cadets on their way to the Royal Pavilion Brighton in the summer of 1956 to be inspected by their Colonel-in-Chief Princess Margaret. Continue reading In Living Memory 2
A Vignette of Local Interest
by Clifford Jordan
Rye Football Teams in the 1920’s Continue reading In Living Memory
Six Brave Rye Fshermen Killed in Wartime Tragedy
There was only one survivor when the Rye Trawler ‘Margaret’ was blown to pieces by an enemy mine as they fished in the bay they knew so well. Continue reading Trawler Margaret Blows Up – Six Killed