In today’s County Times: Rescue drama

County Times front page February 12 SUS-151202-120732001
County Times front page February 12 SUS-151202-120732001

Two elderly people were taken to hospital with serious injuries after their car crashed into a water-filled ditch and hit a tree near Partridge Green.

In this week’s County Times a mum has spoken of her moment of despair when her three-year-old was locked outside the train on a station platform, a Horsham man has been sentenced for sexual abuse, two speeding bikers from Horsham have been banned from the roads, and we look at the status of plans for a new A&E hospital in the Horsham area.

Slinfold residents have demonstrated against plans for new homes in their village, a Horsham mum has thanked the community for donations towards a life-changing piece of equipment for her partially-sighted son, and we look at plans for a documentary about the life of a Horsham sporting legend.

Age UK held its ‘bobble day’ awareness day in Horsham town centre last weekend, we report on council planners decisions on 95 homes near Ifield and a block of retirement flats in the town centre, and the future of Broadbridge Heath’s Newbridge Nurseries and the Cloth Store.

The developer promoting a scheme for 2,500 homes and a new business park north of the A264 talks about the next step for proposals, and tributes have been paid to a well-known artist from Warnham who died last week.

In South Downs news Steyning Grammar School is celebrating funds to replace its old classrooms, jobs are set to be lost as part of staff restructuring at RSPB Pulborough Brooks, a Thakeham family has welcomed a new law to allow the creation of babies from three parents, and a Pulborough group has launched weekly drop-in mornings.

In Horsham district sport we have football match reports from Horsham FC, Horsham YMCA, Loxwood, Billingshurst, Roffey and Broadbridge Heath, as well as news from the sports of rugby, hockey, boxing, and bowls.

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