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Transport Secretary supports plan to improve journey times to London

The Secretary of State for Transport committed to support the development of a proposed new track layout at Ashford International which would allow trains from 1066 Country to travel direct to London St Pancras.

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A man being rescued from a tree beside the railway line (Photograph: Network Rail South East)

Man stuck up a tree causes rail disruption

A man trying to recover his drone managed to get stuck up a tree close to a railway line, and had to be rescued by emergency services.

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A teenage girl has died in a lorry collision on the A22. Picture: Eddie Mitchell

COUNTY NEWS: Bonfire organisers ‘deeply shocked’ by teenager’s fatal lorry collision

Organisers of a bonfire which ended in tragedy after a teenager was killed in a lorry collision have sent their condolences to her family.

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Two people were hospitalised after a collision between an ambulance and a car in East Dean earlier today. Picture: Nick Fontana

COUNTY NEWS: Two hospitalised after A259 ambulance collision

Two people have been hospitalised after a car collided with an ambulance earlier today.

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A259 blocked due to accident

A259 blocked due to accident

The A259 in Bexhill is blocked due to an accident.

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COUNTY NEWS: 'Vulnerable' man rescued from under pier

The emergency services have rescued a 'vulnerable' man who was under a pier.

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COUNTY NEWS: Teenage girl dies after collision with lorry

A teenage girl has tragically died after colliding with a lorry on the A22.

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Chris Grayling, Huw Merriman, Andrew Wood (Senior Commercial Scheme Sponsor, Network Rail), Amber Rudd.

Transport secretary supports campaign to deliver high speed train journeys

The Secretary of State for Transport committed to support the development of a proposed track layout at Ashford International which would allow trains from Rye to travel direct to London St Pancras.

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Southeastern train

VIDEO: Why leaves on the line is no joke for Network Rail

Leaves squashed under train wheels are the ‘black ice’ of the railway, according to Network Rail.

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Police are looking for witnesses that saw this car on Saturday morning

COUNTY NEWS: ‘Distinctive’ £1.5m sports car involved in A27 crash

Police are appealing for witnesses who saw a rare and distinctive sports car being driven near Chichester on Saturday (October 21).

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Agreement between train drivers union and Southern welcomed

Agreement between train drivers union and Southern welcomed

An agreement with the train drivers’ union on pay and working conditions has been welcomed by the company that runs Southern.

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Dominic Raab - why tougher penalties for those who bring death and destruction to our roads are needed

Dominic Raab - why tougher penalties for those who bring death and destruction to our roads are needed

In a split second, someone’s life can be changed forever.

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Mid Sussex MP Sir Nicholas Soames, rail minister Paul Maynard, and Hove MP Peter Kyle

COUNTY NEWS: Sussex MPs urge Transport Secretary to invest in rail network

Two Sussex MPs, who head up a cross-party group on Southern Rail, have written to the Transport Secretary to ask for more funding in the south east.

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Rail minister Paul Maynard speaking at Friday's summit SUS-170910-130250001

High speed rail for 1066 Country would be ‘game changer’

Business leaders, politicians and rail users stated the case for high speed rail services to be extended to 1066 Country at a rail summit on Friday (October 6).

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The road is currently closed

UPDATE: Devil’s Dyke Road reopens after crash

A crash, believed to be serious, closed Devil’s Dyke Road. earlier but the road has now reopened.

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The lifeboat launching from the beach. Pictures by Justin Lyclett

Hastings lifeboat launched ‘to aid vessel in difficulties’

Hastings RNLI launched its lifeboat Sealink Endeavour this morning from the beach, reportedly to come to the aid of a vessel in difficulties eight miles south of Hastings, an eye witness said.

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TRAVEL NEWS: Rail works between Brighton and Three Bridges

The major roads across Sussex appear to be free from accidents, according to traffic reports at 10.15am this morning.

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St Helens Road will be closed for up to 9 weeks. SUS-170510-074955001

Highways alter roadwork plans to minimise disruption

Highways bosses have altered plans for upcoming roadworks on a busy main road, which they say will minimise disruption.

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COUNTY NEWS: Man killed in Porsche crash ‘was Monsoon founder’s son’

The man who died when his Porsche crashed into a tree off a Sussex road has been named as George Simon, the son of Monsoon founder Peter Simon, according to several national newspapers.

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Southeastern train

RMT cleaners to strike on Southeastern

The RMT has announced strike action by cleaners on Southeastern as part of their ‘fight for workplace justice’ over pay and working conditions, according to an RMT spokesman.

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