The swimming pools at Horsham’s popular Pavilions in the Park facility will close for two months, this week’s West Sussex County Times reports.
Also in this week’s paper is a family’s tribute to their ‘beautiful young man’ who tragically died on the A29 at Bury last month.
Other big stories in the Horsham area this week include the re-opening of a restaurant destroyed by a blaze earlier this year, a family mourning their puppy who died aged just 11 weeks, town centre restaurant staff thanked for their help after a woman suffered a stroke, and we speak to a former Radio One DJ about his beloved Fulham FC.
Meanwhile, in the paper’s South Downs edition, we have reaction after a council withdrew its plan for a new skate park, an interview with a mother about her damp-infested home and we whet appetites with a look ahead to this year’s Steyning and District Food and Drink Festival.
Sticking with the food theme, we preview the Big Nibble which will come to Horsham town centre this weekend.
Your 24-page WOW entertainments guide includes a preview of the live performances from Horsham Music Circle acts this autumn, an event timetable for the Tour of Britain cycle event and an interview with the bass player of acclaimed rock band Dire Straits.
The back page features Roffey Cricket Club’s celebrations after winning the Sussex Premier League for the first time.
Our sport section also features Billingshurst CC’s promotion and memorable exhibition match with Sussex, reports on two Horsham FC matches, including an FA Cup triumph, as well as Horsham YMCA, Storrington CC, Steyning CC and more.
There’s also the usual features of letters, business and politics, as well as ten pages of readers’ news.