Three Burglaries in Rye – Guns Stolen

Three burglaries in Rye – Man Arrested

Witness Appeals
Police are appealing for witnesses following three burglaries in Rye between midday and 4pm on Thursday 12 May. Two of the offences were in Udimore Road and the other was in Cooper Road.

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The Flooding Situation

From Rye’s Own April 2010

By Jim Hollands

The water has gone but the message is clear, serious flooding in Rye is not a probability any more, it’s almost a certainty. Continue reading The Flooding Situation

Accident Waiting to Happen

From Rye’s Own July 2008 Supplement

Ferry Road is an accident waiting to happen. This was the message Councillor Mary Smith brought to the Council Chamber on Monday 23 June.

Councillor Smith told the meeting that she had been ‘bombarded’ with cries for assistance from local residents who told her of the great danger Ferry Road now presented, especially from heavy lorries that regularly mount the curb. Continue reading Accident Waiting to Happen

Rye’s New Mayor

Rye’s new Mayor, Councillor Sam Souster, was sworn on May Day as the latest in a long line of Rye Mayors stretching back hundreds of years. Continue reading Rye’s New Mayor

The Floding Debate

Environment Will Ease The Way For Planning

“Rye’s Own” has learned that the Environment Agency is prepared to lift objections they had regarding flood worries over the building of 135 dwellings to the north of Udimore Road if suitable conditions can be imposed on any planning permission granted in relation to the site. Continue reading The Floding Debate

Building North of Udimore Road 0ne Step Closer

From the December 2006 Issue of “Rye’s Own”
By Jim Hollands

Consultations are to commence on the proposal to build on the north side of Udimore Road.

“Rye’s Own” has learned that the Arun Corporation, who own the land, have commissioned an agent of ‘Green Issues Communications’ to first contact the local district, county, town and parish councillors in the area to ascertain their views to the plans proposed which he wishes to discuss with them, Continue reading Building North of Udimore Road 0ne Step Closer

Town Crier

By The Editor

                        Rother has Failed Us

If proof were ever needed that Rother District Council has failed this town then I ask readers to read the words in the following columns that have been reprinted as they were written in November 2001. Continue reading Town Crier

Rye Garden Safari

Rye Garden Safari did very well again this year thank you to Sandra Pawsey’s time and effort to put it on and to the five folks who kindly opened their gardens for the many visitors to view. Continue reading Rye Garden Safari

Pen & Ink

Dear Editor,

I wonder if anyone could kindly help me to find out what happened to the Craft Club founded in April 1991 possibly at Rye Golf Club. Founded members included Major General Duke, Rear Admiral Robertson and Air Vice Marshal Seabrook  The one time Hon. Treasurer T. Mc Millan, would like information. Continue reading Pen & Ink

Proposed Housing Development on the North side of Udimore Road

They want to build houses on the fields to the north of Udimore Road. We asked John Breeds, who lives there, how such a development would affect Udimore Road in particular and Rye in general. Continue reading Proposed Housing Development on the North side of Udimore Road