Monthly Archives: November 2013

Rail line improvements are top priority, says council

T&E-Transp-ESCC-GlyndeStn-01ELECTRIFYING two rail lines in East Sussex is the best way of improving capacity, reducing journey times and boosting the county’s economy, a council chief has said.

East Sussex County Council has designated the electrification and dual tracking of the Hastings to Ashford and Uckfield to Hurst Green lines as its key priorities for improving rail infrastructure. Continue reading

Young offenders help bring Christmas cheer to orphans

Ukraine (Small)ORPHANS in Eastern Europe will receive gifts this Christmas thanks to the efforts of volunteers and young offenders from East Sussex.

Every year, the reparation team from East Sussex County Council’s youth offending service supports the Love In A Box project organised by Eastbourne-based charity the Mustard Seed Relief Mission. Continue reading