A Night Of Musical Talent

At ‘The Scool’ Adonis Fuzz

On Friday 2 November The School Creative Centre presents a mega night of musical talent, featuring four dynamic bands from across the South East: psychedelic popsters Jouis, progre ssive funkst e rs Adonis Fuzz, alternative rocksters White Horizon and twinkly emo from Hey Joni. Continue reading A Night Of Musical Talent

Rye Photographer Charles Axell

This remarkable photograph was one of the last ever taken by Rye Photographer Charles Henry Axell. It was late Spring 1918, the sheep had not yet
been sheared and the leaves were thick on the trees. The war still raged across the Channel. The Rye & Camber Tram Station was quiet and the shadows from the trees indicate it was still fairly early in the morning. There are tents pitched Continue reading Rye Photographer Charles Axell

Town Crier

By The Editor

                        Rother has Failed Us

If proof were ever needed that Rother District Council has failed this town then I ask readers to read the words in the following columns that have been reprinted as they were written in November 2001. Continue reading Town Crier

Tanks in Rye

By Clifford Bloomfield

1940 Fair Meadow, Rye Hill, at that time was like open parkland and a good number of mature oak trees were spread over it. I recall seeing, when on our Sunday afternoon walks, a tented army camp with vehicles and tanks standing under the trees. Continue reading Tanks in Rye

The Final Two Years Of The War In Rye

The Conclusion of Clifford Bloomields Wartime Recollections from [email protected] Kirkhams Rye Memories Series

I am able to give my reader some idea of the events that we, in Rye, were witnessing as I should spend many an hour sitting on the flat shed roof in our garden – on the fine summer evenings and weekends of July and August 1944, waiting and watching for the guns to go into action – at times looking towards the gunsite beyond the end of the houses in our road, some 300 yards away. Continue reading The Final Two Years Of The War In Rye