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Green Traveller concession at Charleston

June 18, 2024, by Paul Bromley
Charleston is offering a 15% ‘Green Traveller’ concession on tickets for people using active and sustainable transport. The discounts apply for visitors using the Sussex Arts Shuttle buses...
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The part played by the railways in Newhaven on D-Day

June 6, 2024, by Paul Bromley
Guest blog post to mark the 80th anniversary of D-Day (6 June 1944) Newhaven and D-Day by Richard Kirkman, Trustee of Newhaven Historical Society Newhaven was closed to all commercial traffic from Jul...
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Bike marking event reaches goal of promoting sustainable ...

May 22, 2024, by Paul Bromley
A special event to protect bicycles and deter thieves has been declared a success. The bike marking and registration was organised by Southeast Communities Rail Partnership as part of Community Rail W...
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Artful journeys

May 14, 2024, by Paul Bromley
The vibrant arts scene accessible on the rail network is being promoted this summer as ‘Art on the Line’. Southern Railway is publicising exhibitions and events at galleries and venues clo...
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Painting with ‘wow’ factor unveiled at Bishop...

May 1, 2024, by Paul Bromley
A painting designed to stop people in their tracks has gone on display in the foyer of Bishopstone railway station. The eye-catching artwork depicts a steam train at the station platform with people i...
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New exhibition on life and works of Raymond Briggs

April 18, 2024, by Paul Bromley
A new exhibition is about to open featuring never-seen-before items and artworks from author illustrator Raymond Briggs. ‘Bloomin’ Brilliant: The Life and Work of Raymond Briggs’ is a hi...
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South Downs businesses encouraged to apply for free cycle...

April 2, 2024, by Paul Bromley
The South Downs National Park Authority is encouraging businesses to apply for free cycle parking, including up to six cycle stands worth £500. It wants visitors to leave their cars at home and get o...
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Newhaven heritage walking routes published

March 27, 2024, by Paul Bromley
A series of heritage walking routes has been launched in Newhaven. The three trails offer an opportunity to explore the fascinating stories and landmarks that have shaped the vibrant history of the to...
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Poetry in motion competition

March 25, 2024, by Paul Bromley
Southern Railway is calling on children aged between 5 and 13 to enter a poem into a free children’s poetry competition for a chance to have it displayed on trains and at stations. This spring, to e...
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Sussex Arts Shuttle bus returns

, by Paul Bromley
The shuttle bus linking arts venues in East Sussex returns this weekend. The Sussex Arts Shuttle connects Charleston in Lewes, Charleston in Firle, Seven Sisters Country Park and Towner Eastbourne. Th...
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