Here we highlight a selection of comments from Uckfield News social media pages and from messages sent direct to UckfieldNews.com.
Nicole Douglas, writing about the Uckfield rail line, said: “The line is an absolute joke! How people are supposed to continually be late for work as trains keep being cancelled is beyond me!
“Let’s add another 1000 homes and more commuters to the mix to really make even more mess of this town. The cost of the fares paid isn’t exactly justified for the continual failure of service provided!” (Comment made on Facebook, on Tuesday, January 6, after we published a link to the story: Bad day for Uckfield rail line commuters.)
Lindsay Aly, said: “Every day is a bad day for Uckfield rail commuters!” (Comment received via Facebook on Tuesday,January 6.)
Natalie Rea, whose Uckfield Fitsteps classes were featured in an Uckfield News story on Friday, says: “I’m blown away by the response … 12 emails, three phone calls and three Facebook enquiries, all since this morning. Emails are still coming in.” (Comment received by email on Friday, January 3, afternoon following the appearance of this story: Chance to get fit through dance in Uckfield)
Natalie Rea, again: “Enquiries STILL coming in! I am fully booked at 25 for next Wednesday, ten booked for next Saturday and four already booked for Wednesday 14th. Also five booked for Tuesdays via the gym. Fingers crossed everyone enjoys it and comes back ” (Comment received by email on Saturday, January 4).
Susan Daniel says Uckfield Singers Community Choir and Uckfield Concert Brass joined forces and raised more than £300 for The Rockinghorse Appeal, Royal Alex Children’s Hospital. The money will go towards buying a Retcam scanner for the premature baby unit. (Comment received on Friday via the contact form on UckfieldNews.com).