Sea Cadets Canoe Race at Rye 1968



A Remarkable Piece of Monochrome Film

We have just dug this old piece of film out of the “Rye’s Own” Archive – Can’t find the photographs that went with it. One picture was use on the cover of a 1968 Rye’s Own. Continue reading Sea Cadets Canoe Race at Rye 1968

Maritime Festival 2013

Crowds Flock to The Strand

The town was heaving with activity on Sunday 11 August as thousands flocked to the town, including many from Hastings, New Romney and Hythe, to see the best ever Rye Maritime Festival. Continue reading Maritime Festival 2013

Poppy Appeal Presentation

Presentation Evening

March saw a presentation of certificates by Group Captain Derek North of the Royal British Legion to some of the Rye Sea Cadets for their outstanding work towards the poppy appeal in Rye this year.

The amount raised by the Rye Area to date is £13,631.95 Continue reading Poppy Appeal Presentation

Your Man at the Town Hall – Frank Palmer – June 2000

Your Men at the Town Hall

Councillor Frank Palmer

Frank Palmer and his good lady Irene made their home in Rye in 1973. At that time he was employed organising Police Cadets in outdoor pursuits in North Wales and commuted from Rye for the last three years until retirement. For many years an accomplished mountaineer, he has climbed the Matterhorn and other major European Peaks and been on Snowdon 130 times, he was well suited to his Continue reading Your Man at the Town Hall – Frank Palmer – June 2000