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Man Dead and Young Girl Shot in Head

Sussex police say the body of a man has been found at the scene of an incident in Spring Hill and his death is not being treated as suspicious. This story is still breaking, please see the links above for more information. ... more


11th Sep 2014

On Wednesday 18 July the Olympic torch leaves Hastings for Dover, passing through Rye, the best preserved medieval town in the UK. This will be Day 61 of its journey towards the Olympic Stadium. Just nine days later, on 27 July, the cauldron will be lit at the opening ceremony, ... more

Olympic Torch Relay through Rye

24th Jun 2012

If you are in Rye during the celebrations for the Queen's Diamond Jubilee Events, you are in for several treats: Saturday 2nd June There is a Fete and Party with a great programme of events and music at Tilling Green which will be opened by a local dignitary at 11am. ... more

Diamond Jubilee Events

7th May 2012

An interview with Philippa Urquhart, the Rye-based actress who has revived the long-lost genre of Victorian ghost stories. By Karena Callen. It’s not an exaggeration to say that actress Philippa Urquhart is one of Rye’s best kept secrets. Perched on a stool for our interview, she exudes an understated confidence ... more

Ghosts, Visions and Apparitions

3rd May 2012

Fletcher In Rye CIC, the company planning to create the Fletcher Arts, Entertainment Centre in Lion Street is pleased to announce the appointment of Mr Justin Ribbons as a Non Executive Director. Justin is the CEO of Empire Cinema Group and therefore brings a huge practical knowledge of the Cinema ... more

Fletcher in Rye CIC Appoints New Director

12th Nov 2011

The contract for visitor information services across the Rother district has been awarded to Tourism South East (TSE). Following an approved tender process and interview to a steering group TSE have offered the following within the available budget constraint. The company will provide information for visitors across the district, consisting ... more

Tourism Contract Awarded for Rother

20th Sep 2011

Thanks to the generosity of local people and with the benefit of substantial match funding received under the government’s Grassroots Endowment Challenge, we are delighted to report that The Rye Fund has now reached over £100,000. This means that grant awards of £5,000 will be available this year to support ... more

Rye Fund Reaches £100,000

15th Sep 2011

On the 11th June, the Red Arrows flying display is coming to Rye. They will fly to Rye for their display following the Queen's birthday celebration fly-past. There is a great programme of events on the run up to the air display:The Fair from 10amTV Gladiator "Cobra" at 11.00amMilitary and ... more

Reds Over Rye

11th Jun 2011

Rye Town Council Election Results May 2011 Candidates in bold have been elected. Bantick, Granville Hamilton539Blumire,Gemma Joan Ruth459Boucherat, Rosemary422Breeds, John Andrew671Breeds, Jonathan Robert747Elliott, Brian Thomas453Eve, Michael Winston465Fiddimore, Bernardine Lee533Foster, Heidemarie495Hillier, Peter Victor230Holmes, Sonia Irene599Howlett, John Reginald388Jennings, Nigel Douglas532Kirkham, Josephine Clare612Laurie, Jon431Potter, Ian684Rogers, Shaun Robert497Russell, David Whitney Erskine561Smith, Adam James William492Smith, ... more


9th May 2011

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What's On in Rye?

  • Murder in a Seaside Town - Thomas Mogford

    Thursday 29th September @ 3:00pm
    Location: Rye

    The author Thomas Mogford talks about his series of crime novels set around the Mediterranean basin all featuring his Gibraltarian ... more

  • Wihan String Quartet

    Thursday 29th September @ 7:30pm
    Location: Winchelsea

    A welcome return to the Rye Arts Festival by this Czech string quartet who specialise in the music written by ... more

  • Rye Country Market

    Friday 30th September @ 10:00am
    Location: Rye

    Rye Country Market sells local produce which includes: Cakes, Preserves, Savouries, Free Range Eggs, Seasonal Vegetables and Fruit, Unusual Plants, ... more

  • A Celebration of Harvest

    Friday 30th September for 3 days
    Location: Northiam

    A weekend of celebration with St Mary's Church decorated with flowers and harvest produce, with refreshments and produce on sale. ... more

  • Hand of Genius - Graham Short

    Friday 30th September @ 3:00pm
    Location: Rye

    A. talk by the micro-engraver who celebrated the 90th birthday of our monarch by creating the smallest portrait of Elizabeth ... more

  • The Black Velvets

    Friday 30th September
    Location: Rye

    A heart-melting Acoustic Duo from London Entrance: FREE. A classic mixture of warm Guitar strings, ethereal Vocal Harmonies and soaring ... more

  • Rory McLeod and the Familiar Strangers

    Friday 30th September @ 8:00pm
    Location: Rye

    A concert in two parts - singer/storyteller Rory McLeod does a solo first half and is then joined on stage ... more

  • Fabulous Red Diesel

    Friday 30th September @ 9:30pm
    Location: Rye

    Fabulous Red Diesel playing at Wipers. Please check website for updates as music listing may be subject to change. ... more

  • Rye Harbour Nature Reserve & Camber Castle Walk

    Saturday 1st October @ 10:00am
    Location: Rye

    Join Dr Barry Yates on a guided tour of the Nature Reserve and Camber Castle in which he looks at ... more

  • Don Pasquale - Opera

    Saturday 1st October @ 6:30pm
    Location: Rye

    A fun evening is assured as Rye Arts Festival welcomes back Euphonia Company for the second opera this year (see ... more

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