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Rail passengers across Sussex are being urged to plan ahead as a ‘once-in-a-generation’ upgrade to the southern end of the Brighton Main Line was announced today by Network Rail and Govia Thameslink Railway (GTR).—Network Rail, 10 January 2018 Work to begin in October 2018 The work in October 2018 and February 2019 is a key […]


Following a case brought by Wealden District Council, a Wealden man who was operating an un-licensed taxi service has been fined £4,700 and disqualified from driving for 18 months. Mr Ashley Hussey (48) of Parklands, Maresfield (trading as Village Cars), was found guilty by Hastings Magistrates’ Court on 1 December, in absence. His case was […]


East Sussex County Council response to Bay Life: Pevensey and Westham Playgroup 5 January 2018 We have been advised that the committee at Pevensey and Westham playgroup has resigned with immediate effect. As soon as we became aware of this situation, we were statutorily required in those circumstances to refer the matter to the two […]


PARENTS in East Sussex have been hit with fines and costs of more than £17,000 as a crackdown on poor school attendance continues.—East Sussex County Council 12 December 2017 Newly-released figures show East Sussex County Council prosecuted 46 parents in the county in October and November at the request of local schools for failing to […]


IMAGE CREDIT: Huw Merriman MP for Bexhill and Battle, Maria Caulfield, MP for Lewes Education system still failing to meet needs of autistic children Sussex MPs, Maria Caulfield and Huw Merriman, have published their national report on the provision of education for children with autism. The report, entitled, ‘Autism and Education in England’ follows a […]


THE finishing touches have been made to a £2.85 million improvement scheme in Hailsham town centre.—East Sussex County Council, 5 December 2017 Contractors laid over 7,250 sq m of road surfacing material, 92,000 brick pavers and installed 31 new light columns The project, which launched in June last year, has seen changes to road layouts, […]


Would it be possible to share this event again on your page? It would be great to get people along from all the threatened libraries. Thanks!—Andrea Newman, Save Ore Library Campaign, 2 December 2017 People from various groups campaigning to save local libraries come together at County Hall, Lewes On Tuesday December 12, people from […]


IMAGE CREDIT: Network Rail Network Rail’s Thameslink Programme has reached another crucial milestone ahead of the New Year with the completion of all track work around London Bridge.—Network Rail, 4 December 2017 Most complex track realignment UK railway has ever seen, on track for 2018: 35 bridges, 154 sets of points The infrastructure is now […]


IMAGE CREDIT: Huw Merriman MP Battle MP, Huw Merriman, will be supporting a new business on the town’s high street which officially opens its doors this Saturday—25 November 2017 ‘Rother Books’ has been set up by Ian Cawley who has had nearly 25 years bookselling experience in numerous roles at Waterstones and Ottakar’s. Ian says: […]


People from all sections of the community turned out to protest against the closure of the library, at Pevensey Bay Library this morning. Young and old waved their placards, and were rewarded with lots of toots and smiles from passing motorists.—Friends of Pevensey Bay Library, 2 December 2017 Friends of Pevensey Bay Library gets key […]


Bexhill and Battle MP, Huw Merriman, has given his backing to a scheme that will help children and adults with autism to shop locally with the confidence that retailers will be able to understand them. Simple scheme for retailers and service providers The scheme called Autism Stress Alert has been designed and implemented by Huw’s […]