Hands Across The Sea

Over the Spring Bank Holiday weekend in May 2015 one of the largest international meetings ever held by the Rolls-Royce Enthusiasts’ Club will be staged at Westenhanger, Folkestone Racecourse, near Hythe in Kent. Continue reading Hands Across The Sea

Lions Aid Air Ambulance

Following the launch of the Lions Clubs Air Ambulance Night Flying Appeal, Rye and District Lions have made a further donation to the Air Ambulance of £500. Their total contribution over the last three years is £1,250. In presenting the cheque to members of one of the specialist teams, Malcolm McDonough, Rye Lions President, said “This is a vital service for all in the South East and any of us could have our lives saved by the Air Ambulance in an emergency”. Continue reading Lions Aid Air Ambulance

Meet Viv Your Local Spiv

Richard Holdsworth bumps into a real live WWll Spiv and it brings back memories he’ll never forget!

How many readers of town magazine remember WWll? More to the point, how many of you remember the flashy Spiv with his pockets stuffed with nylons and ciggies and a truck-load of prime pork sausages for housewives suffering under the rule of the Ration Book? Continue reading Meet Viv Your Local Spiv

Row Over Rye Primary

Another Report From June 2007 Issue of “Rye’s Own”

Despite Rye Town Council’s approval of the plans for the new Primary School on ground adjacent to the Thomas Peacocke there are many who think the construction of the £6.5m. building on the proposed site is ill advised and detrimental to the education of Rye children.
Continue reading Row Over Rye Primary

Two Top Awards For Rye

Representatives from over 40 entries were in attendance at the Tunbridge Wells Assembly Rooms last Thursday afternoon for the South East in Bloom awards ceremony. Sponsored by Southern Water, this exciting afternoon saw the biggest and best awards ceremony yet. Continue reading Two Top Awards For Rye

Rye in Bloom

By The Editor

What an effort the people of Tilling Green are putting in to help Rye win the Britain in Bloom Competition. Continue reading Rye in Bloom

Pride In Rye In Bloom

Town Manager Yolanda Laybourne organiser of Pride in Rye Week and
Lorna Hall the flag bearer for Rye In Bloom have been working hand
in glove to get the town spick and span for the three big competitions,
Rye, South-East and Britain in Bloom that are just around the corner. Continue reading Pride In Rye In Bloom