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Bluebell Railway celebrate 150 years of ‘Terrier’ Locomotives. 29th – 31st July

The Bluebell Railway in Sussex is celebrating the 150th birthday of their ‘Terrier’ Class locomotive no’ 72 Fenchurch. The celebrations kick-start with a special birthday bash event that celebrates the history of transport across the last 150 years. This will include all kinds of vintage transport [...]

By |2022-07-04T19:19:06+01:00July 4th, 2022|Categories: Local Attractions|Tags: |0 Comments

Introduction of flexible season ticket offer and changes to parking charges to come into effect

From 28 March Mid Sussex District Council will implement a new flexible season ticket offer and increase car parking charges in line with inflation.   Changes to car park season tickets, which are mainly used by town centre workers and commuters will better match new customer behaviour. [...]

By |2022-03-18T15:49:19+00:00March 18th, 2022|Categories: Community, District Council|Tags: |0 Comments

Flying Scotsman to ‘fly south’ to the Bluebell Railway this August

World-famous locomotive No. 60103 Flying Scotsman, will return to Sussex this summer. Bluebell Railway, a heritage railway operating steam-hauled trains between Sheffield Park and East Grinstead, will welcome the locomotive in August 2022. It will be the Flying Scotsman’s second visit to the Bluebell. The locomotive [...]

Mid Sussex District Council is delighted to announce that ShopAppy.com is coming to Mid Sussex

Mid Sussex District Council has partnered with ShopAppy.com to provide local businesses with access to the platform free of charge for the first 12 months. This initiative has been made possible by the Government’s Welcome Back Fund with funding from the European Regional Development Fund. Hear [...]

By |2022-03-18T15:50:38+00:00February 10th, 2022|Categories: Community, District Council, Shops|Tags: |0 Comments

Bluebell Railway fundraising appeal hits initial target to restore historic station

An appeal to restore a historic heritage railway station which has featured in ‘The Larkins’ on TV has hit its initial £500,000 target. The Bluebell Railway launched a fundraising effort last autumn to help to finance the repair of leaking roofs and the replacement of rotting [...]

By |2022-01-05T16:27:10+00:00January 5th, 2022|Categories: Charity, Community, Local Attractions|Tags: , |0 Comments

Sunday 15 August – “Essential travel only” warning due to emergency work on the Brighton Main Line

Emergency work to replace two damaged rails on the Brighton Main Line this coming Sunday means passengers on the route are being urged to only travel only if absolutely essential this Sunday morning. Engineers will start work late on Saturday night between East Croydon and Redhill, [...]

By |2021-08-12T11:24:48+01:00August 12th, 2021|Categories: Travel|Tags: |0 Comments

Donate Your Surplus Food

You Can Help! 9.5 million tonnes of food goes to waste in the UK every year, contributing to 25 million tonnes of greenhouse gas emissions! You can fight this waste and help your community by donating your surplus food. You'll provide much-needed food relief to those [...]

By |2021-06-18T15:37:17+01:00June 18th, 2021|Categories: Charity, Community|0 Comments

Child’s pose: East Grinstead nursery launches nursery rhyme yoga

An East Grinstead nursery has launched its very own yoga programme, inspired by some of the nation’s favourite nursery rhymes. Busy Bees at East Grinstead, on Moat Road, is encouraging children to take some time out of their day to feel calmer, improve flexibility, and develop [...]

By |2021-02-12T14:38:02+00:00February 12th, 2021|Categories: Health and Wellbeing, Kids Activities|Tags: |0 Comments

East Sussex College is on a mission to support the local workforce and local employers in 2021

East Sussex College has pledged £1million to help retrain and upskill people in Sussex following the Coronavirus pandemic. Working with over 900 employers, East Sussex College knows what skills employers are looking for. Whether you are looking to train new staff or provide CPD for existing staff, [...]

By |2021-02-05T10:43:42+00:00February 5th, 2021|Categories: Business|Tags: |0 Comments
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