Winchelsea Beach Man Wanted by Police

Renewed appeal to trace Stephen Lund, from Winchelsea, wanted on warrant for recall to prison

 

 

Sussex Police has released a more recent photograph of Stephen David Lund, 62, also known as Peter James Lund, who is still wanted on recall to prison after his licence for release was revoked.

Steven Lund from Winchelsea
Steven Lund from Winchelsea

He was jailed for life at Teeside Crown Court in October 1980 after being found guilty of murder. Continue reading Winchelsea Beach Man Wanted by Police

Missing Lydd Pilot – Simon Wells

Family release photo of pilot missing after crash off Winchelsea Beach

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From a Sussex Police Press Release

Following the air crash off Winchelsea Beach on Saturday (6 August) this photo of the missing pilot, Simon Wells, 44, from Greatstone in Kent, has been released by his brother Anthony Wells, on behalf of his family. Continue reading Missing Lydd Pilot – Simon Wells

Living On The Marsh

By Jimper

WATER

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

Lad from Winchelsea Beach is “Safe and Well”

Shanon Lench is Home

19-year old Shanon Lench of Winchelsea Beach, who had not been seen or heard of since visiting a friend in Eastbourne on Wednesday (20 January), returned home safe and well today Friday (22 January).

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When The World Was Younger

”Street Cred’ was not measured by the latest ‘smart phone’ but who could get the largest inflated ‘inner tube’ …. Paul Vincent This publication has always been known for its high ‘nostalgia’ content. Why do our readers enjoy these articles, pictures and memories from the past? Continue reading When The World Was Younger

Inauguration Speech

The New Mayor of Rye & Speaker of the Cinque Ports, Councillor Bernardine Fiddimore’s ¬†Inauguration Speech

The first time I stood in this Chamber I was just seventeen and I had recently been crowned Miss Rye. Continue reading Inauguration Speech

Summer Holidays at Winchelsea Beach

 

Barry Floyd

Like many families in London after World War I — and with a gradual return to a more normal way of life — my newly-married parents (father had served with the Royal Electrical Engineers in France from 1915 to 1919) began looking from their semi-detached Edwardian home in Palmers Green (North London) at favourable seaside spots where a brief summer holiday might be undertaken. Continue reading Summer Holidays at Winchelsea Beach

When the World was Younger

This publication has always been known for its high ‘nostalgia’ content. Why do our readers enjoy these articles, pictures and memories from the past?

Perhaps it is because they are reminded of their ‘halcyon days’ or could it just be that those less complicated times were better days to live through? Continue reading When the World was Younger