Road Rage at Winchelsea

Appeal for motorcyclist witnesses to Winchelsea road rage collision

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Police are appealing for witnesses particularly two motorcyclists who may have seen a road rage collision on the A259 at Winchelsea.

On Sunday 31 July at around 2.20pm a collision happened on theĀ  A259 Winchelsea on Tanyard Lane near to the junction of Strand Hill. This involved a lorry with a trailer carrying fairground equipment and a Ford Transit van. Continue reading Road Rage at Winchelsea

Living On The Marsh

By Jimper


Living as I did, and still do on the marsh, one could not go further than two hundred yards without coming into contact with it. Water was all around one; the sea to the south and the River Brede to the north being the two largest obstacles to keep we kids in our area. The whole marsh is fence-less with only the odd gatepost to hinder your view to the hills of the west. The east had massive shingle banks that have in the last forty years been extracted to leave large lakes further east. The River Rother flows to the sea via Rye where my River Brede joins to swell its flow. Continue reading Living On The Marsh

Jimper’s Jottings December 2008

Jimper’s Jottings

November rarely saw the first of the winter winds and rain, bonfire night in Rye was lucky as we had a five hour window of dry weather. With the celebrations over the rain fell from the sky in torrents and the wind rose to storm force. Few Continue reading Jimper’s Jottings December 2008

The Strand Gate


By Arthur Woodgate

There is not much doubt that Rye was an exciting place to live when it had a lot more water round and about it and was still complete with all its gates and lots of its walls. Continue reading The Strand Gate