Rye area news in brief

HELP is on hand for the hard of hearing with an advice session at the Memorial Care Centre, Peasmarsh Road, Rye on Tuesday, 10am to 11.30am.

Volunteers from East Sussex Hearing Resource Centre will be there to retube hearing aids or give advice on coping with a hearing loss. For an appointment drop in to the Memorial Care Centre or call 01797 224499.

Museum hosting

coffee morning

RYE Museum is holding a Coffee Morning at 3 East Street on Saturday from 10.30am to noon. There will be free entry to the Museum with coffee and cakes being served. It will be one of the last opportunities to visit the museum before it closes for the winter.

Society hosting

talk on Tudors

NORTHIAM Historical and Literary Society launches its new season with a talk on The Tudors at Northiam Village Hall on Tuesday at 7.30pm. Annual subscriptions are £5.

Arts and Crafts

Fair at Centre

THE next Rye Arts and Crafts Fair take place on Saturday at Rye Community Centre, Conduit Hill, from 11am to 5pm. Entry is free and there is a cafe with homemade food.

WI organises

quiz evening

NORTHIAM WI has a Quiz Night in the Village Hall on Saturday, October 29, from 7.30pm. Entry is £6 per person for teams of up to eight. There will be a ploughman’s supper. Bring your own drinks. To book a place call Thelma Searle on 01797 252858.

Carl tells story

of local shipwreck

FORMER Rye Harbour Master Carl Bagwell is at Rye Museum’s East Street building on Tuesday at 7.30pm. The talk is entitled ‘Menaa Star - The Story of a Local Shipwreck’. Admission, members £2, non-members £3, including refreshments.

ARCC needs

computer help

RYE’s ARRCC charity is looking for I.T. literate volunteers who can spare a few hours to help members improve -computing skills. Irna Mortlock, from ARRCC, said: “You would enhance their day-to-day living by -teaching them how to use emails, online shopping, social networking and creative drawing.” Call 01797 227939 or email pr@arrcc.org.uk if you can help.

Pre-School jumble

NORTHIAM Nursery and Beckley Pre-School hold a fund raisng jumble sale at Beckley Village Centre on Saturday October 15 from 10am.