James Bond or Del Trotter

The record crowd of several thousand spectators were delighted by one of the rafts entered in this year’s Annual Rye Raft Race organised by Rye and District Lions Club. Unbelievably, the raft crewed by Woody Plant Hire, was an actual Reliant Robin car. Continue reading James Bond or Del Trotter

Chamber’s Fight to Put on Christmas Lights Spectacular


Readers will know that Rye & District Lions Club organise the Annual Rye Raft Race & and also raise funds for various charities and may have asked themselves ” Who are these Lions and what do they get up to?” Well, Rye & District Lions Club is a small part of the world-wide organisation of Lions Club International which, with 1.4 million members in 46,000 clubs in 196 countries, is the world’s largest service club organisation. Since being founded in 1917, Lions clubs have offered people the opportunity to give something back to their communities, particularly to those less fortunate. From involving members in projects as local as providing lunch for senior citizens to as far-reaching as bringing sight to the world’s blind, Lions clubs have always embraced those committed to building a brighter future for their community. “We Serve” is the motto of the Lions. Continue reading Chamber’s Fight to Put on Christmas Lights Spectacular