TRAVEL: Sussex travel news for Saturday, December 3

The main roads across Sussex are reporting no congestion for motorists this morning (Saturday, December 3).

Norwegian will commence the UKs only scheduled direct flight to Laplands capital  Rovaniemi

Gatwick airline announces festive route

A Gatwick airline has announced a rather festive new route, just in time for Christmas.

Gatwick staff accepting the award. Picture: Pete Jones

Gatwick wins at Alzheimer’s Society awards

Gatwick Airport has been recognised for its ‘remarkable’ efforts to improve travel for people with dementia.

Southern applies for injunction to stop train drivers’ strikes

Southern applies for injunction to stop train drivers’ strikes

Southern Rail is attempting to stop train drivers from striking through an injunction.

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UPDATE: Assault arrest after ‘ramming into Bexhill ambulances’

A woman was arrested for allegedly assaulting a police officer and dangerous driving after ‘ramming into two parked ambulances’ in the early hours of yesterday morning (Wednesday, November 30), according to police.

Photo: Dominic Lipinski/PA Wire

RMT alters Christmas strike days

Rail union RMT is altering its guards Christmas strike dates on Southern following consultation with reps and members.

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Road accident

UPDATE: Two taken to hospital after Bexhill car crash

Two people were taken to hospital after a crash involving two cars in Bexhill this morning (Thursday, November 24).

Mobile phone crackdown

What are the biggest threats on the road?

Drivers who are speeding or distracted are considered to be the biggest threats on roads in the South East.

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Police news

Bexhill car crash casualty condition worsens

One of the five casualties of a car crash in Bexhill suffered worse injuries than first thought and is in a serious condition.

Drive for Justice campaign. Photo: Shutterstock

Killer drivers must pay the price - new Drive For Justice campaign launched

Drivers who kill have been sentenced to an average of just four years in prison with dozens escaping jail altogether, an investigation has revealed.

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No Southern trains for 1066 Country in first day of strike

1066 Country has again been left with no Southern Rail trains during this week’s strike which starts today (Tuesday, November 22).

The facility would also add engineering capacity at Gatwick as the airport continues its growth

COUNTY NEWS: New Gatwick hangar could provide more than 100 jobs

A new multi-million pound hangar at Gatwick Airport could provide more than 100 new jobs, according to plans announced today.

Police closed Old London Road, Hastings, after a crash involving a car and a cyclist on Tuesday (November 15). Photo by Hastings police

Bexhill cyclist ‘seriously injured’ after car crash

A cyclist from Bexhill was seriously injured after being involved in a crash with a car last night (Tuesday, November 15), police said.

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UPDATE: Line reopened at Bexhill

Southern have announced that the eastbound line at Bexhill has been reopened (November 6).


COUNTY NEWS: Single decker bus fire causes delays

A single decker bus fire blocked a Sussex road in both directions yesterday (November 5).

Southern Rail will be running bus replacements because of engineering work

TRAVEL NEWS: Reduced Southern Rail service due to engineering work

There is reduced rail service and bus replacements in place across Sussex today (November 6) due to engineering work.

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The collision occurred in Catsfield Road, Catsfield. Picture: Dan Jessup

UPDATE: Catsfield Road reopened following collision

Catsfield Road in Catsfield has been reopened in both directions following a two vehicle collision this afternoon (November 5).

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TRAVEL: Reduced train service due to strike action

Travel has been disrupted across the county today (November 5) due to strike action from the RMT unions.

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Southern rail will be running 60 more trains over bonfire weekend

Southern to run 60 more trains over bonfire weekend

Southern is putting on extra trains as the RMT union gears-up for two further days of strike action this week on Friday 4 and Saturday 5 November.

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