Two Of The Cinque Ports Finest

Two of the best loved characters from East Sussex and Kent can often be seen together on ceremonial occasions in any Cinque Port Town. Continue reading Two Of The Cinque Ports Finest

Remembering ‘The Few’


The Battle of Britain was fought in the skies above Rye in July, August & September of 1940. In the immortal words of Winston Churchill “Never in the field of human conflict was so much owed by so many to so few” Continue reading Remembering ‘The Few’

Making Contact With Other Ryes

 By Councillor Lorna Hall

At the recent Town Meeting a resident of Rye bought to my attention the fact that there are quite a number of other towns and villages called Rye worldwide. It was suggested that it might be nice to make friendly and informal contact with them and perhaps swap information, passing on details of our website, our history and our forthcoming events. Continue reading Making Contact With Other Ryes

Jimper’s Jottings

Each year now we suffer from gales of wind in the summer, a thing not thought of thirty years ago. Now, the autumn gales seem not to materialise. It is after the New Year gets a month old that the gales roar in bringing what rain we are likely to get. ‘February Fill Dyke’ was a thing to be relied on but now I would not place money on it. Continue reading Jimper’s Jottings