Hastings Week Publicity Officer and Vice Chairman Ion Castro shares some more images of the events during the week, this time the final weekend 17th & 18th October. Continue reading Hastings Week Part Two
This great Carnival Film – Taken by Rye Movie Society in 1974 features 100’s of local people – This Film is in six five minute segments – Several members of Rye Movie Society worked the cameras and edited the film – Details later as they become available. David Smeed headed one of the camera crews
The New Mayor of Rye & Speaker of the Cinque Ports
The first time I stood in this Chamber I was just seventeen and I had recently been crowned Miss Rye.
The Carnival Queen – really. I remember being shown around by Percy Sherwood who was the Town Crier at that time, and I remember being almost overwhelmed with awe at the magnificence of the building, the sense of history and of greatness. I remember feeling very proud and very privileged. Continue reading The New Mayor of Rye
Every town has its share of characters who add colour to the area and become well known to every resident. They brighten the lives of most the people they meet and become a focal point of the period in which they live. Continue reading Editorial
Rain has affected and even cancelled Sussex Bonfire events with many fire-sites sodden and extremely muddy. Rye was no exception and the Pyro crew had their work cut out setting up on Saturday and keeping everything dry.
The whole of Rye Bonfire are no strangers to hard work and fund-raise tirelessly each year to stage Rye Bonfire. Their costs are rising so were extremely pleased Continue reading Rye Fawkes Night 2012
How dare Rother District Council even consider selling off the building that fed the town in times of extreme poverty and which has become a friendly landmark set deep in the heart of true lovers of Rye. Continue reading How Dare They