ARRC Ltd. Liquidation brings down ARRCC

End of the Road for Popular Rye Charity ARRCC

By Jim Hollands

Regular readers will know that Rye’s Own has never been shy when
criticising East Sussex County Council and Council Leader, Keith Glazier
but things said about him and East Sussex C.C. relating to the demise
of popular local charity ARRCC by a local internet news service have
got Rye’s Own jumping to their defence.

Grace O’Neill (left) of ARRCC, in better days, chats with  Mayor Paul Osborne and Arrow Radio interviewer

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Cycle / Footway Open – Now we Must Move on

With the completion, at long last, of the cycle / Footway linking Rye & Rye Harbour we must move on and get the cycle route around Rye under construction.

This route would circumnavigate the town, linking the existing Cycle / Footways from Lydd to Rye, Cadbrough to Winchelsea and the new Rye Harbour route. Continue reading Cycle / Footway Open – Now we Must Move on

The Opening of Graham’s Way

East Sussex County Councillor Carl Maynard open’s Graham’s Way with Graham’s Father Brian who has never given up the struggle to get the Cycle / Footway from Rye to Rye Harbour completed since his sons untimely death on the notorious stretch of Road in 2004. Continue reading The Opening of Graham’s Way

Long Awaited Answer On £125,000 Grant Repayment

The long promised letter explaining why Rye Partnership is not being forced to comply with the National Audit Office inquiry has just arrived at at our office from the Partnership’s Chairman, Councillor Keith Glazier.

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Tilling Green Community Centre Celebrates Success of Volunteers


Volunteers from more than 12 locally developed projects came together at Tilling Green Community Centre, Rye, to celebrate their achievements within the Neighbourhood Enablers project, on Thursday 28th march. The volunteers had been brought together by Capacity Builder, Flora Williams, who worked with a wide range of people to develop their ideas into live projects, which would benefit their community. Continue reading Tilling Green Community Centre Celebrates Success of Volunteers

ARRCC Relocated at New Road

Local Rye charity ARRCC has now relocated to The School Creative Centre in New Road, Rye. ARRCC was very fortunate to have the support of E.S.C.C., Rye & Winchelsea District Memorial Hospital, The league of Friends and a local trust providing funding for the substantial refurbishment costs. Continue reading ARRCC Relocated at New Road

Pen & Ink December 2010

Store War

The Store war between Tesco and Sainsbury is becoming a farce, neither of these stores should be allowed to build on the lower school site because of the access problems. Continue reading Pen & Ink December 2010

Tilling Green Community Centre

Will County Allow Tilling Green to Use the Ex-Primary School as a Community Centre?

By Jim Hollands

Do I detect a weakening in County Council’s resolve NOT to let Tilling
Green use the closed school building as a Community Centre? Continue reading Tilling Green Community Centre

Six Months Reprieve

Udimore Road Site

From Rye’s Own April 2008 Issue


By Jim Hollands

Up to eighty Rye people crammed in the public galleries at Rother District Council’s Bexhill Town Hall to learn the fate of the proposed building site for 135 houses on the greenfield land to the North of Udimore Road. Continue reading Six Months Reprieve

Row Over Rye Primary

Another Report From June 2007 Issue of “Rye’s Own”

Despite Rye Town Council’s approval of the plans for the new Primary School on ground adjacent to the Thomas Peacocke there are many who think the construction of the £6.5m. building on the proposed site is ill advised and detrimental to the education of Rye children.
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