Rye at War

War Comes to Rye

Rye went to war on 3 September 1939 – As war was declared a German Coaster was still tied up at The Strand.┬áThe German family who crewed her were well known and liked in Rye, They had been bringing in timber from the Baltic and Continue reading Rye at War

Fire & Flood

High Street Blaze

Two dozen firemen with four appliances fought a fierce blaze which did severe damage to three Rye business premises on Thursday, 21st September. Continue reading Fire & Flood