Body of Northiam Man Found on Beach at St Leonards

Police name man whose body was found in beach at St Leonards

Police have named the man whose body was found on the beach at St Leonards.

He was 71-year-old Norman Albert Clark, of Station Road, Northiam, East Sussex.

Officers were alerted to the discovery, close to Bridge Way, by a dog walker at about 7.40am on Thursday (5 April).

Mr Clark was found with an injury to his neck and police subsequently launched an investigation. Continue reading Body of Northiam Man Found on Beach at St Leonards

‘Then, before then, before that and now’

Four phases of ‘The Memorial’

Ion Castro looks into his archive

Many of us, especially older ones like me, still refer to the town centre as ‘The Memorial’, no, not the Shopping centre but the place, partially pedestrianised, where Havelock Road meets Cambridge Road, Robertson Street, Harold Place, Wellington Place and York Buildings, Queens Road and Station Road, where, in 1863 a memorial to Albert the Good, Queen Victoria’s husband was erected to commemorate the untimely death in 1861 of the Queen’s consort. The Memorial lasted until 1973 and gave its name to the area but what was there before that? Continue reading ‘Then, before then, before that and now’


                               The Fight for Rye

The recent public meeting at the Thomas Peacocke illustrated, with vivid clarity, the way Rye is being manipulated by power politics and big business. Continue reading Editorial