Herald column January 19th 2017

Well done to Sompting councillors, Anne Godley and George Barton, for organising a very successful public meeting on the longstanding congestion problems in and around West Street, the historic part of the village.

GTR update - Service restoration

Dear stakeholder,

I am writing to confirm that Southern will be restoring its full train service from next Tuesday (24 January), now that the drivers’ union ASLEF has suspended its industrial action.

New Monks Farm public exhibition

New Monks Farm Development Ltd will be holding a public exhibition on the regeneration plans and aspirations for their site in Lancing.
The exhibition will take place over two days on Friday 27th January 2017 from 2pm to 8pm and on Saturday 28th January 2017 from 10am to 2pm.

Prime Minister - A Global Britain

Dear colleague,

Today I set out the Government’s 12 negotiating objectives for Brexit, part of our Plan for Britain, which aims to get the right deal abroad while ensuring a better deal for ordinary working people here at home.

GTR statement regarding talks with ASLEF

Please find below GTR's statement issued to confirm that they are entering into talks with train drivers union ASLEF to seek an end to their industrial action on Southern. The talks will be chaired jointly by TUC General Secretary Frances O’Grady and rail industry HR expert Andy Meadows.