In today’s County Times: “Hundreds of jobs saved in cake factory U-turn”

Front pages of the West Sussex County Times (Thursday March 16 edition).
Front pages of the West Sussex County Times (Thursday March 16 edition).
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Hundreds of jobs which were under threat because of a shake-up at a Sussex landmark factory site have now been saved.

In today’s County Times, a teenager ‘feared for his life’ after a man held a knife to his throat on a train service to Horsham, a new home for Horsham Football Club could be approved next week, Southwater Police Station is looking for people to join its volunteer force with numbers falling to their lowest level, parents are being urged to fight for a primary school after warnings Government budgets won’t cover basic running costs, plus an eight-page pull out as we celebrate forces’ sweetheart Dame Vera Lynn’s 100th birthday.

Also in this week’s paper, horrified parents have spoken of their upset after they say a popular pre-school suddenly closed, crossing patrols at a primary school are to be equipped with body cameras to record abusive motorists and dangerous driving, a popular supermarket has re-opened following a £460,000 makeover, the West Sussex campaign for fairer schools funding has been backed by three other counties, and mystery still surrounds the appearance of a flurry of foam in the town centre over the weekend.

In the South Downs edition, a pre-school is getting ready to move into a new purpose-built building, plans to redevelop a surgery in Storrington will be heard next week, parents of pupils in Shoreham were shocked to discover their children been given places at a secondary school 15 miles away in Storrington, Steyning residents have continued their fight against plans for a quarry, plus a South Downs village has been named one of the top places to live in the UK.

In sport, Horsham Football Club chairman Kevin Borrett is ‘quietly confident’ the club’s planning hearing to build a new ground will end with a positive result. We also have the latest rugby, hockey and cricket news.

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