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Community Rail Awards shortlisted nominations

August 9, 2022, by Paul Bromley
Southeast Communities Rail Partnership, our station partners and train operating companies have been shortlisted in five categories in the annual awards from our parent organisation Community Rail Net...
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#FollowThatDuck!

July 22, 2022, by Catherine Simmons
Have you spotted any of the beautifully painted ducks dotted around? I found this one ‘Fizzy Pop and Salty Hair’ created by artist Sophie Malpas. The ducks are part of a ‘Wild in Art...
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Try a Train with HOPE-G

, by Catherine Simmons
A very rewarding Try a Train with HOPE-G (Hastings Older Persons Ethnic Group) this week from Hastings to Tunbridge Wells alongside SER Community Engagement Manager Matt Fraser. Five of the nine membe...
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A Dementia Friendly journey

June 15, 2022, by Catherine Simmons
As Covid restrictions eased and passengers returned to the railway many were unsure what to expect and felt anxious about travelling by train. Members of Eastbourne Dementia Action Alliance and peer s...
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Three Little Words coming to Rye

June 9, 2022, by Catherine Simmons
Three Little Words is a new project at Rye Harbour Nature Reserve. Installed at the Discovery Centre and Gooders Hide, the project will move around the reserve inviting three word responses from visit...
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Community Rail Week with Ashford College

June 2, 2022, by Catherine Simmons
For Community Rail Week SCRP Marshlink line officer Catherine Simmons joined forces with a project coordinated by Kent Community Rail Partnership and Ashford College with a Try a Train trip from Ashfo...
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Give the Train a Try

May 23, 2022, by Paul Bromley
We’re supporting plans to encourage people to ‘give the train a try’. Community groups and volunteers across Britain are coming together for this year’s Community Rail Week. They a...
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Planning for 180 years of the railway at Ashford

April 29, 2022, by Catherine Simmons
Ashford International is looking forward to celebrating 180 years of the railway later in the year through a number of events centred in and around the station. To start planning our first stop was a ...
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Artwork takes a trip down the line

, by Catherine Simmons
It was moving day this week along the line from St Leonards Warrior Square to Hastings Station for the animals created by local primary school children as part of A Town Explores a Book with Sue Milla...
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What a performance!

, by Catherine Simmons
Just wow! Thankyou All Change for Ashford such an amazing performance last night. A great tribute to the families and workers of the railway at Ashford both past and present. The performance tells the...
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