In today’s County Times: ‘Music festival given go-ahead’

County Times front page 07.04.16
County Times front page 07.04.16
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A music festival that will see thousands of people descend on land between Horsham and Crawley this summer has been given the go-ahead.

In today’s County Times, angry residents living near the planned festival site have voiced their objections to the event, an incident at a level crossing has prompted concerns for the future, and a new mum of premature triplets has spoken of her heartbreak after learning one baby suffered ‘catastrophic’ brain damage.

A best-selling author is fronting an eye-catching campaign by Sussex Police, children on an Easter Egg hunt ended up helping police officers catch fleeing burglars, and an exhibition inviting locals to have their say on the future of Horsham town centre will take place.

Meanwhile, Gatwick Airport has withdrawn an objection to plans for a new hospice and homes in Pease Pottage, the entire management team at a nursery has been replaced after a poor Ofsted report, and a wife who described feeling ‘helpless’ when her husband was diagnosed with dementia is joining him on a fundraising walk.

In the South Downs edition, proposals to reorganise education provision in the Storrington area are to be debated by a council committee, competitors are gearing up for an intense physical challenge, and a stables owner has raised concerns over a proposal for new homes.

In sport, the champagne flowed as Horsham Hockey Club celebrated promotion. We also have all the latest news and reports from football, rugby, badminton and more.

We also have pages of readers’ letters, readers’ news, business, jobs, motors, and our WOW entertainments guide.

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