The Cricketers South Terrace

By John Hodges

Sometime early in the nineteenth century Hastings began to expand out of what we now know as The Old Town, that still to this day nestles between its guardian hills. But before this westward expansion could take place substantial removal of the projecting Castle Cliffs had to be accomplished, a formidable precursor to a policy of continual development. Continue reading The Cricketers South Terrace

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.
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Your Men at the Town Hall

From “Rye’s Own” April 2001 issue.

Councillor Alan Dickinson was first elected to Rye Town Council in

1991. A local boy who attended the Thomas Peacocke he works in his
own right as a building surveyor. Continue reading Your Men at the Town Hall