Today’s West Sussex County Times leads on controversial housing plans which will go on show in a three-day exhibition organised by the council next week.
Other big stories in the Horsham area this week include plans for two more drilling sites in West Sussex in the wake of a report pointing to billions of barrels of oil under the Weald basin, a Horsham band has released an ‘official unofficial’ England World Cup song, a well known district and county councillor has quit the Lib Dems and become an Independent, while we also look at plans for the future of Novartis’ Horsham site.
Meanwhile in our South Downs edition we look at a row over a petition against the proposed new market town near Henfield, the tragic story of a Storrington husband and father of two who died in the United Arab Emirates, the BBC has apologised for Arundel and South Downs MP Nick Herbert’s expletive on live TV, while the details of an NHS report on the viability of GP surgeries in the South Downs has been revealed.
We also have picture specials on both the Steyning Festival, and the Relay for Life, held at Horsham Rugby Club last weekend.
Your 24-page WOW entertainments guide includes a preview of Grammy-nominated singer Stacey Kent, who will be performing at The Capitol, as part of her Europe-wide concert tour.
In Horsham district sport Southwater’s Jolyon Palmer kept his cool to bag another GP2 win in Monaco, Billingshurst FC will play a pre-season friendly against Crawley Town, while we have cricket match reports from Roffey and Wisborough Green from a rain-hit weekend.
There’s also plenty of letters, business and politics, as well as 11 pages of readers’ news.