A £5m Horsham garage’s move later this year as part of the redevelopment of the ‘West End’ of the town centre could see some job losses at the business.
Lifestyle Ford is set to move to Broadbridge Heath in October but jobs at its vehicle accident repair centre could go.
In other major Horsham stories in today’s West Sussex County Times campaigners warn that this month is the ‘last chance to be heard’ on North Horsham plans, we talk to the first gay couple to be married in the Horsham district, while a Horsham football fan has spoken of his surprise at becoming an internet sensation after throwing a paper plan that struck a footballer during England’s win over Peru at Wembley last week.
The police are appealing for witnesses to vandalism which took place in Piries Place Car Park, Horsham MP Francis Maude backs plans to rejuvenate Billingshurst’s village centre, and on-street parking in Horsham is set to rise by 25 per cent.
Our special investigation looks at plans for a regional transport hub as part of proposals for a second runway at Gatwick, as Warnham residents continue to fight against trial flight paths sending aircraft over their village.
Readers also receive £2 off entry to Amberley Open Gardens in today’s issue, while we also launch a round-up of road closures across the Horsham district this week.
Meanwhile in our South Downs edition campaigners have described the loss of an appeal over 160 Henfield homes as a ‘disaster’, in the same week that Storrington residents are celebrating the inspector’s decision to dismiss an appeal for 102 homes.
We also have an interview with a former doctor at the closed Mill Stream Medical Centre in Storrington, practice partners at Pulborough Medical Group who are welcoming new patients, and a Pulborough family who face being evicted from their home due to a ‘council error’ in their paperwork.
In Horsham district sport Horsham FC have submitted a planning application for a new ground near Hop Oast, we have three pages of cricket match reports from the weekend, golf, running, and football.
Meanwhile in our 24-page WOW entertainments pullout previews the production Lets Hang Out at The Capitol Theatre, which profiles Frankie Valli and the Four Seasons.
We also have six pages of letters, business and politics, as well as seven pages of readers’ news.