Pride in Rye Week July 2003

Yolanda Cleans Up

Rye Town Manager, Yolanda Laybourne, led a gang of volunteers in a ‘Rubbish Pick’ as part of “Pride in Rye Week” at the beginning of July. This event is just one of the initiatives that Yolanda has introduced since her appointment just one year ago. There was some opposition to the introduction of a Town Manager, but

Yolanda has won round most of the critics with her enthusiasm and support of many aspects of Rye town life. She has co-opted the help of Rye, Rother and County Councillors, worked hard supporting various clubs and societies, encouraged tourism with a vigorous programme of advertising and publicity and supported the trade organisations. Another contribution that she should be pleased with is the step forward that the Rye Partnership has taken as a result of her efforts.


The Town Manager Photographed During Pride in Rye Week
The Town Manager Photographed During Pride in Rye Week


“Rye’s Own” August 2003

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