Huw Merriman joins Rail Minister at East Sussex Rail Summit

At a packed summit in Hastings, local residents, politicians and rail representatives from Bexhill and Hastings met to discuss plans to bring high-speed Javelin trains from London St Pancras to Bexhill, with a journey time of just 78 minutes.

Huw Merriman welcomes new investment for Sidley

Huw joined Cllr Jim Carroll and Council Candidate Becky Bowley in Sidley to meet retailers, community leaders and to view progress of the new link-road between Bexhill and Hastings.

Full steam ahead for Rother Valley Rail team

A team of rail enthusiasts are in the midst of plans to join the Tenterden-Bodiam heritage steam railway from Robertsbridge. Huw Merriman and Greg Barker MP joined the team to assess progress and ride on the first stage of the new line.

Huw Merriman meets Heathfield Rotary Club

It was a case of ‘stick to the day job’ when Huw took on District Cllr Jan Dunk and the Rotary Club and played them at their snooker tournament. In a round-robin tournament, Huw proved that his waistcoat attire did not match up to his prowess with the cue!

Huw Merriman chosen for Bexhill and Battle

In a packed hustings meeting before local Conservative Party members, Huw Merriman was selected as the Conservative Party’s Prospective Parliamentary Candidate for Bexhill and Battle Constituency, succeeding Greg Barker, who is standing down as Bexhill and Battle’s MP at the next General Election in May 2015.