Local News

New data shows huge impact of beer and pubs on East Worthing and Shoreham

The brewing and pub sector makes a huge economic contribution to East Worthing and Shoreham new figures from a study commissioned by the British Beer and Pub Association (BBPA) show. The sector supports 973 jobs across 41 pubs and provides £22m in value to the local economy.

Letter from Charles Horton - 7 Nov 2016

Please find a letter from Charles Horton, GTR CEO, below (you can also find the original attached). 

Dear stakeholder

This is to update you further with the steps we are taking to resolve the industrial relations situation on Southern.

Update: Poulters Lane gas works complete

SGN's engineers made tremendous progress and I’m extremely pleased to confirm they were able to reopen Poulters Lane on 26 October, five weeks ahead of schedule.

New Information Boards on Shoreham Beach Nature Reserve

Seven new boards were commissioned by Friends of Shoreham Beach after a £6,700 grant from the Awards for All lottery programme. It was a beautiful morning to unveil the new information boards, which have information about local flora & fauna.

Tim Loughton welcomes record number of people in work

Tim Loughton MP (East Worthing and Shoreham) has welcomed the news that the number of people in work across the UK remains at a record high, and the rate of women in work is at the highest level since comparable records began, showing the fundamentals of our economy remain strong.  According to t

Southern restores more services to timetable

Charles Horton, CEO at GTR, has provided an update on GTR's plans to restore 63 more services to the Southern timetable, including the full West London Line timetable and 34 West Coastway services to destinations, such as Hove, Bognor, Barnham and Worthing next Monday (October 24).