In today’s County Times: Flooding chaos in the Horsham district

County Times front page 16.10.14
County Times front page 16.10.14

Flash floods caused chaos across Horsham on Friday (October 10) and continued over the weekend.

This week’s County Times features a flooding round-up including a response to residents from West Sussex County Council.

The creator of Shelley Fountain has implored the council to ‘tear it down’, midwives and other health workers took to the streets on strike, a charity football match has been organised in memory of a motorcyclist who died on the roads, and we look ahead to this year’s pantomime.

Two comic book creators have started a new business, a ball will raise vital funds for a two-year-old with cerebral palsy, and tributes have been paid to a ‘wonderful’ former chairman of Horsham District Council.

A Mannings Heath protest group is fighting development, a man has penned a book about the past and future of the human race, and we feature local independent businesses in a 20-page pull-out.

In our South Downs edition, a Steyning man faces arrest if he comes to Horsham town centre, a Steyning woman has fought for her ‘civil liberties’, an osteopath has launched his first book, and a former Bury school pupil has officially opened a new development at the Victorian building.

In sport, Southwater superstar Jolyon Palmer has his sights set on Formula One after being crowned GP2 champion.

Horsham’s World Cup winning hero Becky Essex has called time on her international rugby career, Horsham FC won a seven-goal thriller but were beaten in league action, and world darts champion Michael van Gerwen will be performing in Roffey tomorrow.

In our 24-page WOW entertainments guide we look ahead to a spoof 007 show as well as other previews, reviews, what’s on, listings, and nostalgia.

We also feature six pages of readers’ news.