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Plans for a more efficient mobile library service are given the go ahead

CHANGES to mobile library services which will help save the taxpayer more than £130,000 a year have been approved by East Sussex County Council.

A total of 90 stops made by the mobile library will remain unaffected, while 16 stops will be combined. Visits to 21 care home and sheltered housing settings will be replaced by existing alternative service. Watch our video with Councillor Chris Dowling, lead member for community services.

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Rail electrification could be ‘catalyst for growth’

Train - resized for webFASTER rail links between East Sussex and London have taken a step closer after receiving the backing of a senior Government minister.

Speaking during a visit to the county, transport secretary Patrick McLoughlin announced Network Rail would launch a formal feasibility study into electrifying the Hastings to Ashford line. Continue reading