What’s the Point?
Is it worth the police arresting people who commit crime? I ask this
because in the local paper there is a page of local crimes taken to
court. I wonder if the cost of police work in arresting these criminals
is worth the time, money and effort.
Some of the sentencing is a joke, compensation for damage and injuries
caused by these people are sometimes way below the damage and injuries
they have caused, and in many cases, the use of suspended sentences Continue reading Bernard’s Problem Page – March 2016
Is Rother Tax Demand the Last Straw for Bargain Box?
Another long established business in Rye seems to be on the verge of closure.
Bargain Box in Cinque Ports Street have been there for years and carried on a newsagents business that has been run in the same street since long before World War Two. Continue reading Rye Newsagent Posts Closing Down Notice
Rye’s Own Has Always Fought to Keep Community Assets for the Use of Ryers
Regular readers of “Rye’s Own” will know how this magazine has always fought for keeping community assets for the use of Ryer’s, often against great pressure and determination of elected and unelected bodies who have had ‘other plans’ for our precious land and buildings. We challenged the South Coast College “Done and Dusted” lady who wanted to sell off the Lion Street School. (which had been left for the education of the children of Rye ‘in perpetuity’ by the Meryon family 140 years ago). Continue reading Lion Street School Saved
Don’t Lose Your Heritage!
By Mary Smith
I am a relative newcomer to Rye and a keen, if inept, allotment holder. I would like to encourage other gardeners and would-be gardeners to become allotment holders. Continue reading Rye’s Allotment Gardens
First Published in the November 2003 Issue of “Rye’s Own”
The old Lion Street School, now the home of the Rye Library and Further Education Centre, has a question mark hanging over it’s future existence.There are proposals for the Library to be re-sited in a new building on the old Central Garage site, there are also plans for moving some of the educational facilities to this new building.
Continue reading The Very Heart of Rye
Rye’s Own May 2001
The controversy currently raging about the possible demise of the Lion Street School Buildings, re-sighting the Library in rented accommodation at the old garage in Cinque Ports Street and the new use of the Ferry Road School site may Continue reading F E Centre, Garage & Ferry Road School