No Warning Posted by Environment at this Time
The holding tanks that are supposed to take flood water from Mason Road are obviously full again as the approach road to Tilling Green is under 6″ of water (10am. Wednesday 9 November.)
No flood warnings are in force for the Tillingham or Rother at the present time despite the heavy rainfall so it appears there is no danger of properties being flooded. Continue reading Mason Road is Flooded Again
Our Elected Councillors Do Their Best – But Their Objections will be overuled
By Jim Hollands
Well done Rye Town Council for objecting to the Tilling Green ‘money spinning building plan’ – Pity it will make no difference – Rye Town Council have only advisory powers – And the ‘Power of Well-Being’ – whatever that is.
There should be no building there at all – Leave the old school in the capable hands of the people of Tilling Green as a VIABLE Community Centre and recreational grounds for the 2000 plus people who live on the estate. Continue reading Rye Councillors Throw Out Building Plan for Tilling Green
Rother District Council and East Sussex County Council Should Stop this Happening to Rye
The terrible flooding in Cumbria has brought misery to the people of many beautiful towns in the area. Storm ‘Desmond’ dropped a months worth of rain in 24 hours and has devastated the area. Continue reading Lucky Rye – But for How Long?
By Jim Hollands
Fifty years seems a long time but looking back to 1965 from 2015 it seems not so long at all.
“Rye’s Own” was started with the intention that it should report and support Rye. There can be no doubt that it has always done that, although in those early days Rye Borough Council was running the town’s affairs in a very efficient and effective way and the magazine did not find itself at the forefront of political confrontation as it does in this modern age. Continue reading 50 Years The Royal Visit
By Jim Hollands
It seemed that the whole of Tilling Green from the 1950’s and 60’s had turned up at Playden Church for the funeral of one of Rye’s unsung heroes. There were faces there I had not seen for 50 years or more. They came to pay respects to a very talented man. Continue reading David Smeed
TILLING GREEN RESIDENTS’ ASSOCIATION
On Saturday 12th April the Tilling Green Residents Association held its annual Easter Event at the Tilling Green Community Centre. This year various local youth groups were invited to have a free table so they could raise funds for there group. 200 people attend the event. Continue reading Fun Day At The Green
By Dan Lake In December we held a Magical Christmas Bonanza at the Tilling Green Community Centre where the kids got to meet Father Christmas and also get a small gift and a certificate. We had face painting, a kids craft corner where there was drawing, colouring and making melting snowmen and we also had a tombola and other things for adults etc. Everybody that came seem to have a good time. Continue reading Tilling Green Resident’s Association
In the run up to the local County Council Elections local charity ARRCC welcomed Sarah Owen, Paul Barlow and Steve Bassam to their premises at The School Creative Centre in Rye. Sarah and Steve found time in their busy schedules to spend the afternoon with Members, staff and volunteers at ARRCC and ARRCC Elders. Continue reading Sarah Owen Visits ARRCC
Volunteers from more than 12 locally developed projects came together at Tilling Green Community Centre, Rye, to celebrate their achievements within the Neighbourhood Enablers project, on Thursday 28th march. The volunteers had been brought together by Capacity Builder, Flora Williams, who worked with a wide range of people to develop their ideas into live projects, which would benefit their community. Continue reading Tilling Green Community Centre Celebrates Success of Volunteers
I was fortunate enough to have spent my teenage years on Tilling Green.Very few of us youngsters who lived on the new estate through the 1950’s have anything but good memories of a place where growing up was such fun and where parental control was so effective yet barely noticed. Continue reading Rye’s Own Editorial May 2013