In today’s County Times: “Four arrested after ‘attempted murder’”

Front pages of both editions of the West Sussex County Times (Thursday June 9 edition)
Front pages of both editions of the West Sussex County Times (Thursday June 9 edition)

Four people have been arrested on suspicion of attempted murder after a man was found with a head injury and stab wounds in Horsham, police have said.

In today’s County Times a call handler and 13 police officers have been flagged for a misconduct investigation over the treatment of a vulnerable 11-year-old girl, a hospital is now “fully operational” following a fire which destroyed three ambulances and part of a building, Horsham’s MP is ‘deeply sorry’ for the staff at the town’s BHS store after last week’s announcement, Horsham District Council has warned of a new scam targeting residents and there has been a public outcry over plans on new regulations for anti-social behaviour.

Also in today’s paper tributes have been paid to a ‘kind, caring and loveable’ father who died in a crash, a group of children have raised more than £1,200 for charity after holding their own Race For Life, overgrown grass verges in and around Horsham are become a risk to road users, a debut documentary feature film by two former Collyer’s students has premiered in London’s West End and tributes have been paid to a forward-thinking farmer who was a friend to many.

Meanwhile Gatwick Airport Limited has accepted recommendations over noise-reducing modifications to aircraft, final preparations are being made for next month’s annual Riverside Walk, a Horsham woman has succeeded in breaking a world record, there is a special report on all you need to know on the in’s and out’s of the EU Referendum, plus two double-page spreads on the weekend’s French market, Vintage & Retro Fayre and Race for Life.

In the South Downs edition a man has been jailed for eight years after a series of illegal weapons and ammunition were found at a home, police have released photos of three would-be burglars who left empty-handed after trying to break into a house, concerns over accessibility for emergency services to some village road has prompted more double yellow lines to be installed, a new Post Office is set to re-open, the annual Amberley garden show is set to return this weekend and the future of a ‘dangerous’ village roundabout is to be decided next month.

In sport Horsham cricket captain James Johnson says league position is not a hot topic in the dressing room this season for the league leaders. We also have the latest news from football, rugby and athletics plus an exclusive Euro 2016 column from Match of the Day’s Steve Wilson.

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