Dan Bevan is the nearest thing to a Sheriff that Rye has ever had. For the past four years he has been patrolling the town getting on top of vandalism, petty offences and often being involved with more serious crimes.
Most people in Rye take only a passing interest in the Rye Town Council. The mayor of this once powerful body gets his picture in the local paper most weeks but never for anything political. At one recent election there were thirteen candidates and twelve got in making me wonder what provisions were made for the thirteenth. He was clearly a good and honourable man who had much to offer the town. I would have co-opted him for something. Continue reading Local Powers
This month’s Personality is 17 year old Andrew Vincett who is well known and well liked in Rye. Born in Rye Foreign in January 1956 Andrew has lived in and around Rye all his life. He went to Peasmarsh Primary, Rye Primary and Thomas Peacocke School and is at the moment studying for his A levels. Continue reading Teen & Twenty – Andrew Vincett