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
By Noel C. A. Care
My father, who had four brothers living in the town, was the only male member not to earn his living from the sea. Continue reading A Rye Childhood
GREETINGS FROM THE AREAS
“All right young un?” That greeting to you, no matter how old you are, must surely mean one is in Rye Harbour or meeting someone from the village. Long have the welcoming phrases been local to different areas. Anyone greeted by “Watchya,” was a common sound on Romney Marsh between neighbours and strangers alike.