An attack by a youth on a couple with learning disabilities in Horsham town centre has sparked outrage.
In this week’s County Times the council approved plans for new homes on the former Horsham Novartis site, a group of con artists who stole more than £250,000 from 17 victims including several in the Horsham district have been jailed for fraud, owners of a Horsham restaurant have expressed frustration at parking problems outside their business, while a Horsham nurse is urging patients to use only care companies registered with the Care Quality Commission.
We continue our campaign in support of Horsham town centre in the run-up to Christmas, Age UK Horsham District features as part of the County Times’ Christmas campaign, students from the College of Richard Collyer have put together a film raising awareness about domestic abuse, a well-known figure in Billingshurst received a major honour from the Queen, and a Southwater shop has received a national award.
In South Downs news Government plans for an Arundel bypass were welcomed, a man was taken to hospital in a life-threatening condition in Storrington, new firefighters were welcomed at Steyning Fire Station, literary stars are set to attend a Steyning bookshop’s 30th anniversary celebrations, and Ashurst Primary School wrapped up another successful pantomime.
In Horsham district sport we chat to the organiser of the Horsham Festival of Cricket about next year’s fixtures, and we have football match reports from Horsham FC, Horsham YMCA, Roffey, Broadbridge Heath, Steyning, Loxwood, Cowfold and Upper Beeding, as well as athletics, equestrian, golf, gymnastics, bowls, basketball, and hockey news.
We preview Lyngo Theatre’s ‘Snow Play’ due to appear at Horsham’s Capitol Theatre in our 24-page WOW entertainments guide, which also includes other previews, reviews, listings, what’s on and nostalgia.
This week’s paper also includes pages of readers’ news and letters, motors, politics, business and jobs.
Readers can also enter competitions to win £40 vouchers for Strada, and will receive a voucher for two for one tickets to this year’s pantomime at the Capitol.