In today’s County Times: “Headteacher silences Piers Morgan over funding crisis”

Front pages of the West Sussex County Times (Thursday October 6 edition)
Front pages of the West Sussex County Times (Thursday October 6 edition)

A West Sussex headteacher has achieved that rarest of victories – having the final word against Piers Morgan.

In today’s West Sussex County Times, a national chain has announced the takeover of Horsham’s bowling alley and nightclub, police are appealing for information after reports a man was attacked with a golf club and a baseball bat, a town centre restaurant has been awarded a Michelin star for a fifth year in a row, the latest plans for thousands of new homes, a business park and new schools on land north of Horsham have gone on display, a public exhibition is to be held over plans for a new ‘recycling recovery and renewable energy facility’ near Horsham, a dairy farm has been ordered to pay £8,000 for polluting a river, plus a double page spread as teachers plan to take the fairer school funding campaign to Downing Street.

Also in this week’s paper two headteachers have taken on their first leadership roles at Horsham schools, a man is starting a seven-year prison sentence after being convicted of sex offences against two young boys, police volunteers have been recognised at an awards ceremony in Southwater, Sussex’s ambulance service is set to be placed in ‘special measures’, thousands enjoyed French food and fast cars in Horsham town centre and a two page special report on the cases for and against Gatwick’s second runway bid.

In the South Downs edition a community action group has been launched as Storrington and Sullington Parish Council announced it would hold an extraordinary meeting to discuss plans for a new surgery, police are appealing for witnesses after reports a woman was raped in Storrington, a firefighter from Steyning has been honoured at a medal service for the West Sussex Fire and Rescue Service and Steyning Community Orchard’s third apple day on Saturday was ‘an unqualified success’.

In sport Southwater’s Jolyon Palmer scored his first Formula One world championship point in Sunday’s hot and fast-paced Malaysia Grand Prix. We also have the latest football, rugby and athletics news.

We also have pages of readers’ letters, readers’ news, business, jobs, motors, our WOW entertainments guide, plus first day at school photos.

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