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Independent Train Travel for students with Special Educat...

June 22, 2022, by Sharon Hunt
East Sussex Your Active Journey case study focusing on SCRP’s Independent Train Travel for students with Special Educational Needs or disabilities (SEND).   Building confidence in independent t...
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Air quality consultation in Brighton & Hove

May 25, 2022, by Paul Bromley
A consultation on a draft Air Quality Action Plan for Brighton & Hove is taking place. The draft plan is set out under five priorities: :: Increase active travel :: Encouraging uptake of ultra-low...
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Returning rail passenger urges others to ‘give the ...

May 24, 2022, by Paul Bromley
A woman with sight and mobility problems who travelled by train for the first time in 12 years has urged other people to “give the train a try”. Pauline Cherry from Rodmell enjoyed the journey wit...
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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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Listening to community concerns

May 16, 2022, by Paul Bromley
Sussex Downs Line chair Norman Baker has been out and about again listening to the concerns of various communities. He met Charlie Grimble from Seaford Martello Rotary at Seaford station to discuss ho...
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Out and about with Line Chair

April 25, 2022, by Paul Bromley
Sussex Downs Line chair Norman Baker has been out and about meeting Community Rail volunteers. He caught up with Mary Sautter from Lewes Pots and Plants who runs the small team of volunteers who look ...
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New homes for abandoned bikes

April 14, 2022, by Paul Bromley
Have you ever wondered what happens to bicycles which are abandoned at railway stations? Well, here’s the answer. Southern Railway collects the bikes and then stores them at their depot in Horsh...
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Brighton Belle display

April 13, 2022, by Paul Bromley
A special display is being put together at the Brighton Toy and Model Museum to mark 50 years since the decommissioning of the electric Pullman service known as the ‘Brighton Belle’. Some ...
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Former Lewes MP Norman Baker to chair newly renamed Susse...

March 15, 2022, by Paul Bromley
Former Lewes MP Norman Baker has been chosen to chair the newly renamed Sussex Downs Line community rail route.   He will steer the group which connects communities to their railways along the tr...
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Walk This Way around Lewes district

March 1, 2022, by Paul Bromley
A free festival of walks led by local experts has been announced for Lewes district. Many of the walks are accessible by public transport especially by train as they begin or end near railway stations...
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