Out with the Wheelers

The Rye & District Wheelers have featured in so many issues of “Rye’s Own” over the past 50 years. Mike Ashdown, who still rides with the Club today, was featured in that very first issue, winning the Wheelers 25 Mile Championship for the second year running. These days you are more likely to see him or his brother Jon, out on a club run with Steve Blattman than racing it out in time trials or on the track where he made such a name for himself and the Wheelers in the 1960’s. Continue reading Out with the Wheelers

First Spit Dug for Rye Swimming Pool

Rye’s Own Swimming Pool Heroes

There will be a swimming pool in Rye and it is all thanks to a fantastic group of Rye people who make up the Swimming Pool Association, a supportive
group of Rye Councillors who have championed them and the enthusiastic support of the people of Rye. Continue reading First Spit Dug for Rye Swimming Pool