HASTINGS and 1066 Country has failed to make the shortlist for the 2017 City of Culture.4 comments
Just as we thought summer had arrived, surprise, surprise - so did the rain!
THE skull and gibbet cage of notorious Rye murderer John Breads now looks certain to go on public display at Rye Heritage Centre following a council vote on Monday night.
AN intrepid team of climbers battled heat, snow and exhaustion to complete a three peaks challenge – with the aim of raising money for needy families in West Africa.
Police are appealing for witnesses to a burglary at farm shop and stables in Northiam.
RYE Harbour Lifeboat Station holds its annual Open Day on Saturday from 10am - 3pm.
COLOURFUL woolly characters have been materialising around Rye thanks to the actions of the mysterious Rye Guerilla Knitters.
ALL eyes were heavenwards in Rye on Saturday afternoon when the awesome sight of a Vulcan bomber filled the sky.
RESIDENTS in East Sussex are less likely to die prematurely from disease than those living in other parts of the country, new figures have revealed.
THE owner of the George in Rye has spoken of what it was like playing host to some of the biggest names in Hollywood.
A GROUP of travellers set up on Rye’s Fair Salts on Friday night after the lock on a gate was broken.
KANE Jenner gave an enlightening and informative talk to members of the Rotary Club of Battle about his work at New Horizons in Hastings.
BIKERS bearing gifts will be arriving at Northiam’s Blue Cross animal re-homing centre on Sunday as part of a Pet Run.
THE Rother Valley Rail Restoration project has won a top award in the Institution of Civil Engineers (ICE) South East England Engineering Excellence Awards 2013.
AN East Guldeford resident says constant noise from speeding motorcycles is shattering peace at weekends and making life a misery for residents.
HURST Green is to feature in a prime time garden make-over show later this month.
THOUSANDS of women put their best foot forward for Cancer Research in Alexandra Park today (Sunday).
HONOURS have been flooding in to 1066 Country businesses for their top performances in the competitive field of tourism and hospitality.
NHS bosses risk being fined tens of thousands of pounds if they miss their targets in controlling hospital acquired infections.
A SUMMER Fair at Fairlight helped raise funds to support the village hall.
A CHAINSAW, iPod and bank cards were among the items stolen during a recent spate of vehicle crime in Burwash.
VANDALS have been cutting and damaging the tyres of vehicles in Rye town.
RYE Chamber of Commerce and the Hotels and Caterers Association are inviting people to a forum to discuss trade and events in Rye next Wednesday. It takes place at the Queens Head, Landgate at 6pm.
SENLAC Classic Car Show will take place on Sunday, Father’s Day, on Bodiam Recreation Ground, 10am-5pm.
A MUM from Battle has launched a campaign calling for improved safety measures on North Trade Road.
A VULCAN bomber is set to give a spectacular display over Rye on Saturday afternoon.
A MEADOW in Battle has been selected to take part in an ambitious project to restore the UK’s threatened wildflower meadows.
INNOVATIVE Rye chef Dev Biswal has been nominated for the Asian Achievers Award.1 comment
KEANE fans from across the globe are planning a huge pilgrimage to Battle and Bexhill in order to follow in the footsteps of their musical heroes.
ONE of the most macabre artefacts in Rye could be put on public display at Rye Heritage Centre.
A GRANDMOTHER was lucky to escape serious injury following a head-on crash caused by a motorist swerving to avoid a pothole.
TV star Graham Norton has made an impassioned plea to judges ahead of the 2017 City of Culture decision day on Wednesday to “make it official and declare 1066 Country the City of Culture.”2 comments
EXCITEMENT and interest in Rye’s pioneering new Studio School is reaching fever pitch months before it opens its doors.
THE Friends of Mulberry House are holding a fund raising Coffee Morning in the garden of 11 High Street on Saturday from 10am - 1pm.
POLICE are asking members of the public to be on the look out for two sets of number plates stolen from vehicles in Battle overnight between 5pm on Monday and 10.30am the following day.
YOUNG muscians and performers will get a chance to shine when Rye College acts as a host venue for the national music event Our Big Gig in July.
POLICE were out in unmarked vehicles at the weekend following complaints about speeding motorcyclists.
ILLEGAL parking emerged as one of the top priorities when the new Rye Highway Forum held its inaugural meeting at Rye Town Hall on Tuesday.
THE Hastings International Piano Concerto Competition winner Tae-Hyung Kim is giving a charity concert in the lavish surroundings of Fairlight Hall on Saturday at 5pm.
THE Open Garden season in the Rye area is well underway with a chance to enjoy many attractive gardens while helping charities.
WINCHELSEA Station is looking a picture thanks to the combined efforts of the Garden Society, a rail action group and pupils from St Thomas’ Primary School.
SUSSEX police are asking the public to support their summer crack-down by reporting drink-drivers.
Secret gardens out in the open Picture gallery
GARDEN lovers enjoyed the rare opportunity to explore the Secret Gardens of Winchelsea when they opened their gates to the public on Saturday in aid of the National Garden Scheme charity.
RYE’S mysterious guerilla knitters struck again on Saturday when they carried out some eye-catching and vibrant yarn bombing at the Strand.
A NEW service based at Tilling Green Community Centre will help people avoid falling foul of loan sharks.
Pett Church puts on fine display video Picture gallery
PETT Parish Church was filled with beautiful floral displays at the weekend when a Flower Festival took place.
RYE Heritage Centre manager Peter Cosstick has spoken out on what is on offer after the Heritage Centre was rated by Trip Advisor as being among the top visitor experiences in the country.
A CHALET was destroyed and a second damaged by fire at Camber Sands Leisure Park during an arson attack in the early hours of Thursday.
ALISON Ford, of Route 1066 Cafe on the A21 at Robertsbridge, presented the SERV Bloodrunners charity with a cheque for £500 recently.
THE Battel Bonfire Boyes Battle Summer Fayre Weekend will return with a bang later this month, with two evenings of musical entertainment, a dog show, craft show and carnival procession.
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