Local News

New Train Timetable Chaos

I am sure I speak on behalf of thousands of commuters in Sussex when I say this must be the end of line for the GTR franchise. The recent chaos caused by the new train timetables has brought the epic catastrophe that is GTR back in the news headlines.

Urgent meeting wit the Secretary of State for Transport

Urgent meeting with the Secretary of State for Transport, Chris Grayling and other Sussex MPs to discuss the chaos caused by the train timetables chaos following our letter to him yesterday. 

3 key issues need addressing urgently: 

Timetable Chaos: Urgent letter to Transport Secretary, Chris Grayling

Following the unacceptable chaos caused by the botched introduction of the new train timetable, I signed a joint cross-party letter to the Transport Secretary, Christ Grayling, seeking urgent assurances that the Government is tackling this as a priority:

Dear Secretary of State,

New Mayor & Youth Mayor of Worthing

The Mayor Making the day before is always a fun event and I am sure that the new Mayor Paul Baker and Mayoress Sandra will make our town proud over the coming year.

No IKEA on New Monks Farm

On Saturday I was in Shoreham supporting the campaign to say NO to IKEA on the New Monks Farm site. A large number of local residents marched and demonstrated against the proposals.

IKEA: Customer movements and Deliveries modelled

Below you can find the data I was presented with during his trip to IKEA Southampton, which shows models of customer movements (first tables) and deliveries (second table) to the proposed site.

Mayor’s public speaking competition

There was more than an element of politics on show when I was one of the judges at the Mayor’s public speaking competition at the Town Hall which saw teams from Chatsmore, Davison’s, Worthing High School and Durrington High pit their debating skills against each other.

West Sussex Fire & Rescue Service Public Consultation

West Sussex Fire & Rescue Service (WSFRS) is seeking the views of the wider community on its draft Integrated Risk Management Plan.

The Fire & Rescue Service has a statutory duty to consult on and publish the plan.