Body of Northiam Man Found on Beach at St Leonards

Police name man whose body was found in beach at St Leonards

Police have named the man whose body was found on the beach at St Leonards.

He was 71-year-old Norman Albert Clark, of Station Road, Northiam, East Sussex.

Officers were alerted to the discovery, close to Bridge Way, by a dog walker at about 7.40am on Thursday (5 April).

Mr Clark was found with an injury to his neck and police subsequently launched an investigation. Continue reading Body of Northiam Man Found on Beach at St Leonards

Girl of Seven Injured in Car Crash at Northiam


Single Car Crash at Northiam


A Black Ford Fiesta was in collision with a tree at Northiam this morning (Tuesday 6 October).

Police would like to hear from anyone who witnessed the crash, which happened around 7.45 am. on the A28 near Mill Terrace Junction.  Continue reading Girl of Seven Injured in Car Crash at Northiam

Lions Aid Uganda

Rye and District Lions were pleased to host an illustrated talk about a charitable initiative in Uganda. Last year Rye Lions made a donation to Natasha Winton of Northiam towards her planned visit to Uganda. Continue reading Lions Aid Uganda

Rye Chosen for Hospice Neighbours Launch

When you are living with a life limiting illness, the world doesn’t stop and there are many everyday tasks that still need to be done. For those living with illness, the added upset of facing an overgrown garden that cannot be maintained or the difficult decision of losing a much loved pet that can’t be exercised can add even more distress to an already testing time. A new service provided by St Michael’s Hospice and launching in Rye aims to alleviate these pressures by seeking ‘Hospice Neighbours’ to help those in need. Continue reading Rye Chosen for Hospice Neighbours Launch

Caught In The Mint

          In the times when Policemen patrolled the Town

From Jimper’s Romantic Diaries

The Street in Rye called The Mint is narrow, twisting downhill and one-way traffic only. It was the quick way for me to visit my girlfriend up in Church Square. The shortest route to her home was by way of Mermaid Street but as this is also steep and paved in large cobblestones, did not appeal to me on my old drop handlebar push-bike. Continue reading Caught In The Mint

The Tenterden Flyer




Part 1 — The Rother Valley (Light) Railway


by E.R.Y.

The demand for a railway in the valley of the River Rother had reached crescendo pitch long before the end of the last century. The South Eastern Railway had completed its main line from London to Folkestone via Reigate and Tonbridge by Continue reading The Tenterden Flyer