In today’s County Times: “£1m care expansion is launched at hospital”

Front pages of the West Sussex County Times (Thursday March 2 edition)
Front pages of the West Sussex County Times (Thursday March 2 edition)

People needing urgent physiotherapy are now likely to receive treatment within a week at Horsham Hospital.

In today’s County Times, an appeal which reached thousands of people helped reunite a charity shop with its radio after it was stolen, a £28,000 scheme will start next week to improve a stretch of the A24, a man drowned in a scuba diving accident while on holiday in Cornwall with his family, an inquest has heard, Sussex Police leaders have backed the use of tasers and spit hoods, the death of a ‘healthy young man’ from a form of blood poisoning after a hospital delayed in giving him antibiotics has led to the launch of a new campaign plus a couple will be appearing on TV after being asked if their house could appear on reality show Location, Location, Location.

Also in this week’s paper, the newly established Parish of Holbrook in North Horsham has been consecrated by The Bishop of Chichester, controversial parking charges are to start in April, a special film star will be joining the fourth annual Horsham Riverside Walk, a dog walker has described the horrific moment he discovered two bucks struggling for help in a Horsham woods plus your chance to win some Fairtrade chocolates as a Horsham store celebrates Fairtrade Fortnight.

In the South Downs edition, MP Nick Herbert has accused opponents of a controversial A27 upgrade of ‘inflicting a massive own goal on West Sussex’, village residents have been asked to voice their opinions on whether or not they want a 20mph speed limit, fears over road safety have been expressed in objections to plans for holiday units near Pulborough, a desperate plea has been made to pull down ‘dangerous’ hoardings around a field at the centre of controversial proposals plus plans to ban dogs from a village coffee shop have got local residents hot under the collar.

In sport, Dominic Di Paola is continuing to add to his Horsham squad as he scouts players and their suitability for next season’s Ryman League campaign. We also have the latest cricket, hockey and motorsport news.

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