Tag Archives: Uckfield

Sussex Foodbanks, I have a suggestion for you


So I appreciate this is a rather radical suggestion but I am writing about it in my blog on Monday that will also appear in the Argus in my column. I was wanting to try to find a way for … Continue reading

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The NHS need us to give blood this summer


On Tuesday the team of people working in Uckfield to collect blood were working even harder than before due to the COVID impact on the community. For the first time some of us had to queue outside because of the … Continue reading

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HS2 must be ended now! and a range of new investments Nusrat


The challenge for people like me who live in the South East of the UK or perhaps I should say of England given we are now entering a high risk of a break up of the UK, is that our … Continue reading

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Uckfield gets longer trains but no link to Lewes


On Thursday the news about the Uckfield train line was finally admitted by a Government Lords based Minister, Charolotte Vere. This response came almost two years since Chris Grayling made a statement about the same issue when he was answering … Continue reading

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A failure to grasp a vital issue


The image shown here is from the ‘They work for You’ website which displays how our MPs and Peers who are paid to represent us handle the public speeches they make in Parliament. The question from Robert Halfon is an … Continue reading

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We need Ministers that will listen & learn


On a regular basis local groups of businesses meet together for Breakfast or lunch meetings, usually focused on ideas which will enable some or all of the businesses present to strengthen their work and improve their profitability. The same is … Continue reading

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Irony of the new role for Uckfield’s MP


The need for the Government to resolve the lack of rail line between Lewes and Uckfield in East Sussex is very clear to most people living in the area around the potential route and also those who try to travel … Continue reading

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The South East will miss the train


Some people living in the North of England don’t fully appreciate the distinction between the two Cross Rail projects and EuroRail and the creaking transport infrastructure elsewhere in the South of England. By the same token some in the South … Continue reading

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Keep campaigners away from Grayling


A recent exchange took place in the House of Commons focused on the need to improve the rail service that currently begins in Uckfield and ends in the London area. On 13th July Nusrat Ghani, MP for Wealden asked Chris … Continue reading

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The cruel sea


The relief experienced by residents on the East coast in places such as Jaywick, Mistley and West Mersea when the high tides on Friday night did not cause damage is hard for many of us to fully appreciate. Sussex is … Continue reading

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