Entries by Tim Rothwell

History – Houses in Pett

With grateful thanks to Lesley Wilkins, a new page Houses in Pett the History section, showing photos of a range of houses in the village over the years, has been created here

East Sussex Library Service – Update

East Sussex Library Service have confirmed that as part of their new strategy a number of libraries, including Ore, will close from 5 May 2018. The Mobile Library Service will also cease on that day. But they have announced that their will be some new services introduced. Details of these and their statement can be […]

History of Pett Flower Show

This year sees the 70th anniversary of the Pett Flower Show. The Show takes place on Saturday 28 July. Thanks to Philippa Strickland, we have started to upload pictures, press cuttings and other memorabilia of the Show over the year. This will be added to over the coming weeks. You can view the items here

Congratulations to Jan and Mike Marsh – Ruby Wedding

Pett residents Jan and Mike Marsh celebrate their Ruby Wedding Anniversary – 40 years – this weekend. Here they are caught enjoying the lovely paella at their wonderful celebratory lunch at the Red Lion, Brede on Saturday 10 March. Many congratulations to them both and all good wishes for many more happy and healthy years together. […]

Photos and postcards of old Pett Level

With grateful thanks to Mary Windsor and Fran Rogers, a large selection of photos and postcards of Pett Level have just been uploaded to the Pett Level – the Past page. Lesley Wilkins has sent in a selection of photos of the old Ship Inn at Pett Level which was destroyed in a storm. All these photos […]

Disruption to water supplies – compensation

Rother District Councillor Chris Saint has today received the following email from Southern Water about the recent disruption to water supplied following the bad weather. ‘I am writing following the recent water supply issues which affected our customers in your area. This situation stemmed from the impact on our water network of the recent thaw […]

Crime Prevention Tips

Surrey and Sussex Neighbourhood Watch and Sussex Police have issued the following advice regarding crime prevention at this time of year. ‘It is difficult to believe after our recent weather that spring officially starts on the 20th March!!. Spring is when most people get out in their gardens. Here are some crime prevention tips to […]