COUNTY NEWS: Passenger recalls moment flight was diverted due to drone

A passenger whose flight was forced to divert to Bournemouth after a drone was spotted flying near Gatwick Airport has spoken of the ordeal.

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Flights suspended twice at Gatwick due to ‘drone observation’

Flights at Gatwick Airport were temporarily suspended twice on Sunday evening after reports of a drone in the vicinity.

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Collision on Bexhill seafront

Cyclist involved in collision on Bexhill seafront

A cyclist and a car are said to have been involved in a collision along Bexhill seafront today.

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TRAVEL: Final day at Goodwood and disruption on the trains

There is queueing traffic on the A27 around Chichester on the final day of action at Goodwood’s Festival of Speed.

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TRAVEL: Goodwood traffic building

Traffic is building as Goodwood’s Festival of Speed continues today, Saturday, July 1.

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UPDATE: Three injured in collision between bus and car

Sussex Police has said three people were injured in a collision between a bus and a car this morning.

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Two separate accidents cause heavy traffic

Two separate accidents in Eastbourne are causing heavy traffic this morning.

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Fresh strikes planned in Southern Rail dispute

The RMT union has announced its members are to strike for 24 hours, in the latest industrial action in the year-long Southern dispute.

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The approach to platforms 15-19 - before and after the work to extend ticket barriers

Network Rail says Sussex commuters ‘safe’ after fears raised over London Victoria

Network Rail this week said it would ‘never put passengers at risk’ following claims by a passengers’ group about dangerous conditions at London Victoria.

ABC protest (Photograph: Bradley Rees)

COUNTY NEWS: Commuter group to meet Department for Transport in court over Southern crisis

A Sussex-based commuter group has announced it will be attending a public court hearing on the Southern crisis next week.
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Sussex travel: Delays reported on the M25

Delays have been reported on the M25 anticlockwise after an earlier vehicle fire between junction eight and junction seven.

Police say a 63-year-old man was arrested. Picture: Eddie Mitchell

COUNTY NEWS: Driver arrested after suspected Iraqi nationals found on lorry

A 63-year-old lorry driver has been arrested on suspicion of facilitating illegal immigration after 17 suspected Iraqi nationals were found in the back of a lorry in Sussex, according to Sussex Police.

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RMT calls for urgent talks in Southern Rail safety disputes

The RMT has called for urgent talks in Southern Rail safety disputes following ASLEF’s decision to put the overtime ban back in place.

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Police attend van collision on A22

Police attend van collision on A22

Police attended a van collision on the A22 this morning.

Police cordons will continue to be in place until at least 8am

London Bridge station to reopen on Monday, June 5

London Bridge station will reopen on Monday, June 5 from 5am.
British Airways hopes to run flights from Gatwick on Sunday after yesterday's computer issues led to mass cancellations

British Airways hopes Gatwick chaos is behind it

British Airways hopes to run a ‘near-normal’ amount of flights from Gatwick today as it recovers from yesterday’s computer chaos.

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Travellers are advised to keep checking their flight status

UPDATE: British Airways cancels ALL FLIGHTS on Saturday

British Airways has cancelled all its Gatwick flights for the rest of today and is telling customers not to come to the airport.

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UPDATE: A27 at Lewes re-opens after fire

Police have confirmed the A27 at Lewes has reopened following last night’s big fire at a recycling centre on the southern outskirts of the town.

Brighton Railway Station

Increase in armed police and military support at key locations and events as terror threat level raised to ‘critical’

With the UK terror threat level being raised to ‘critical’, police are continuing to urge residents to be vigilant.

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COUNTY NEWS: school children rescued from coach fire

More than 20 students from a Sussex comprehensive school were rescued from a coach fire this morning, according to the school’s head teacher.

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