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News from SCRP and communities around the railway lines in Sussex, Surrey and Kent.

Friary Gardeners make a colourful addition to Robertsbrid...

Friary Gardeners make a colourful addition to Robertsbrid...

May 23, 2024, by Andrew Pope
On Friday 17th May, the Friary Gardeners from the Parchment Trust made their annual visit to the station at Robertsbridge. The Gardeners had grown the plants at their nursery in Hastings and made the ...
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A walk in the woods with Battle Ramblers

A walk in the woods with Battle Ramblers

May 22, 2024, by Andrew Pope
On Wednesday 22nd May, Andy Pope undertook a walk with the Battle Ramblers through some beautiful Kent and Sussex fields and woodland. The Rail to Ramble event started at Battle Station were we boarde...
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Bike marking event reaches goal of promoting sustainable ...

Bike marking event reaches goal of promoting sustainable ...

, 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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Thursday 23 May, a connective travel event in Redhill plu...

Thursday 23 May, a connective travel event in Redhill plu...

May 21, 2024, by Sharon
Don’t be shy, come along and meet the team Thursday 23 May  10am – 2pm Market Square Redhill  (by McDonalds)   Representatives from several local transport providers will be at the ...
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A surprising new colourful addition to Tonbridge station

A surprising new colourful addition to Tonbridge station

, by Sharon
The Oaks  specialist college whose student gardening club have been working hard at Tonbridge station creating a new garden, a bug house and tending the platform planters they installed last Summer, ...
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Crowborough station artwork returns with a new brighter d...

Crowborough station artwork returns with a new brighter d...

, by Sharon
This series of charming ‘visit Crowborough’ posters created by artists from the Crowborough Arts Society has returned to pride of place on display at Crowborough station. The posters have ...
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Volunteers from GTR and Network Rail used a secret ingred...

Volunteers from GTR and Network Rail used a secret ingred...

, by Sara Grisewood
As part of Community Rail Network’s Community Rail Week, Southeast Communities Rail Partnership (SCRP) and Friends of Ore Station held a volunteer day on Monday 20th May, at Ore Station. Volunteers ...
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A famous visitor interviews a key volunteer

A famous visitor interviews a key volunteer

May 16, 2024, by Fiona Morton
You may need your sunglasses for this update. Lots of colourful things happening around community rail lines this week. Read about our exciting adventures  here...
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Further Aspens train travel training at Battle

Further Aspens train travel training at Battle

May 15, 2024, by Andrew Pope
On Wednesday 15th May we held the second planned “try a train trip” to Battle with adults supported by Aspens. Starting at Hastings we gathered to purchase our tickets, understand the depa...
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