Nature reserve guided walks begin again on World Shorebirds Day

I’m glad we’ve been able to share so much of our wildlife with people here and on social media since March, but it was good to be able to show people wildlife in the flesh again. Dr Barry Yates Dr Barry Yates, Rye Harbour Nature Reserve Manager tells us about the first guided walk in many […]

Video reveals the faces of the past – but do you know who they are?

There was an amazing response top out feature last weekend when we published photographs from the ‘Derelict In The UK’ archives of the Ashdown pub that once stood at the end of Downey Close. On our social media channels so many people posted their memories. Some people met there, some people held their wedding reception […]

Neil’s recipe for success: creativity, talent, luck and a lot of drive

Art Attack’s Neil Buchanan lives near Rye Harbour Nature Reserve, and is a regular visitor. Emma Chaplin caught up with him over the phone to find out how his lockdown was going.  Many people will know you as a TV presenter, but you’re also an artist and musician. Tell us a bit more about yourself. […]

The sad history of St Leonards Parish Church

Once again courtesy of Derelict In The UK we bring you photographs of iconic and deserted buildings, this time St Leonards Parish Church. Standing grand on the St Leonards seafront, this beautiful building was completed in 1961 to replace its predecessor destroyed by a direct hit from V-1 ‘doodlebug’. It originally had structural building problems […]