A meeting at Tilling Green Community Centre kicked off a great idea that could result in the revival of former Rye Annual Events, help existing events and encourage Rye United Football Club to live again. Twenty people, including some of the best ‘committee workers’ in the land, attended and with Councillor Mike Boyd in the Chair.
Rain Did Not Stop the Fun
The Maritime Festival seems cursed with bad weather. Despite this,
however, the day was a great success and a large crowd enjoyed the
many attractions and spectacle of the boats and yachts bedecked with
bunting. Continue reading Rye Maritime Festival 2008
May I first congratulate everyone involved in the construction of the new Harbour Road Cycle Path which I use every day to get to work.
So can you imagine my annoyance when I see in the morning heavy goods vehicles using it as a lorry park. Continue reading Pen & Ink
Rye Town Council Did Their Best
There has been criticism of Rye Town Council over the recent chaos caused by the resurfacing work at South Undercliff. I must spring to the defence of the council and lay the blame where it belongs, on the doorstep of East Sussex County Council and the Highway Agency.
The Rye Town Manager was designated, through Rye Partnership, to co-ordinate the closure arrangements. Keen and efficient as Yolanda Laybourne is she did not have the local knowledge to carry out this task, it should have been the elected Rye Town Council made responsible for the job, not the non-elected Partnership. Continue reading Town Crier July 2006