Many people have asked about the artist who provided last months cover picture of Mermaid Street . Beat rice Cloake from Hythe is the artist, she has been described as a romantic in modern times who writes poems in watercolour. We could not improve on this description of one of our favourite artists. Continue reading Editorial

Late News Extra

Bike It You’ll Like It

We all cheered on Bradley Wiggins, Chris Hoy, Vicky Pendleton and all those other great cyclists who have helped to restore our national pride and depleted gold reserves. Tears of joy and emotion, the like of which has not been seen since 1966 when England won the World Cup, erupted on Olympic rostrums and in the front rooms of Britain. Continue reading Late News Extra

Rotary Club at Rye Hub

Rye and Winchelsea Rotary Club

At the Rye Hub Wednesday February 29th

On Wednesday 29th February The Rye Hub at the Rye Club in Market Road held an open day, they showed old movies of community events in Rye and served tea and coffee, their aim is to create a drop in social centre for local people. Other local organisations had representatives there, the Fletcher Group had a model of their cinema project. Stuart Harland explained there is a hold up in purchase of the site due to legal problems with the seller, it is hoped this will soon be resolved. Continue reading Rotary Club at Rye Hub

Joan Camier


From Rye’s Own April 2010

Motor Cycles and Movie Films were her Passion

1925 – 2010

By Jim Hollands

It was with great sadness that I learned of the death of Joan Camier. I spoke to her last outside Magdala House in 2008 before she moved to Nothiam to live with, and be looked after, by her son Michael and his wife Angela. Continue reading Joan Camier

Fun Run Cash Raiser

Rye Rotarians & Cyclists Raise Cash in Fun Run

From the November 2008 issue of “Rye’s Own”

Rye & Winchelsea Rotary Club and the Rye & District Wheelers joined
forces to put on their second annual “Tour de Rye et Romney Marshes”
cycle endurance fun run. Continue reading Fun Run Cash Raiser

The Sproket Page

Tenterden Cycling Club Disbands

The Tenderden Cycling Club, who have been great friends with the Wheelers, have sadly decided to disband. Continue reading The Sproket Page

Rye’s Own April 1966 Bits

Artisans Dine

A hundred Golfers and guests spent a pleasant evening at the Annual Dinner and Dance of the Rye Artisans Golf Club, which was held at the George Hotel on Friday. The guests included prominent members of the Rye Golf Club.

Artisans Dinner Rye's Own April 1966
Artisans Dinner Rye’s Own April 1966

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