In today’s County Times: Horsham man tells of quake horror

County Times front page April 30. SUS-150430-105116001
County Times front page April 30. SUS-150430-105116001

A Horsham man who was near Nepal when a devastating earthquake struck killing thousands has described the event as a ‘massive tragedy’ for the country.

A Horsham family have spoken of their frustration at crash damage to parked cars, a teenager died after a collision north of Horsham, a branch manager for the new John Lewis store has been announced, a new plan for Billingshurst village centre has been hailed as ‘great news’ for residents, and we reveal the purpose of new traffic calming islands in Horsham town centre.

We talk to minibus groups about a Government funding boost, renovations are planned for Billingshurst’s GP surgery, we have pictures from the weekend’s St George’s Day parade in Horsham, while one man has described building work as causing a ‘dreadful mess’ in one of the town’s most historic streets.

In South Downs news a Steyning man has explained how a false obituary prompted his new book, an Upper Beeding mum wowed judges on Britain’s Got Talent with her hula-hooping routine, a bomb scare caused ‘excitement’ in Pulborough, and residents in Washington are preparing to fight plans for Rock Common Quarry.

We also have pages of sport, readers’ letters and news, motors, jobs, business and our WOW entertainments guide.