Improvements to bus services

BUS company Renown Cavendish has announced improvements to its services.

Many routes will be extended, passengers will be able take advantage of earlier and later journeys and more services will operate on Saturdays.

The changes will come into force on September 8.

The town circular 8 and 8A will now run every 15 minutes on Saturdays and the route will be extended to include Shinewater.

Services 49 and 50 will be diverted via Bridgemere and will now operate on Saturdays.

Service 10 will be diverted via Cherry Gardens to replace service 9 and the section of route via Priory Road, Asda and Beatty Road will be replaced by new service 20.

This new service will operate every half an hour on Mondays to Saturdays and run to Langney Shopping Centre via Priory Road, Pevensey Bay Road for Asda, Beatty Road Shops and Seaside to Meads and St Bede's via Eastbourne town centre.

Despite these improvements Renown Cavendish has withdrawn its service 22 from Battle to Eastbourne due to lack of use.

Full details of the changes, timetables and fares are available at

Passengers can also get a new timetable from drivers or by calling 01424 210744.