In today’s County Times: Man dies at Pavilions


A 60-year-old man died in a changing room after going for a swim at Horsham’s Pavilions in the Park leisure centre on Sunday.

In today’s County Times an independent councillor has launched his challenge to stop the dumped deputy leader of the council being elected in Henfield, a Horsham chip shop has reopened after a fire earlier this month, Horsham is named the second best market town in the country, and volunteers have expressed concern over the loss of an archaeology advice service.

Town businesses have criticised the siting of hoardings at a new development, a Horsham woman has launched a petition to save the Shelley Fountain, and the Rotary Club of Horsham has launched a campaign to create an elephant trail in the town for charity.

Meanwhile we have a full list of candidates running in next month’s Horsham District Council elections, we interview a man who has transformed woodland around a Five Oaks School, and a Horsham group of people have rallied to support their close friend who has been diagnosed with cancer at 21.

Cyclists have expressed ‘disappointment’ at new cycle parking shelters in Horsham, UKIP council candidates have signed up to the County Times Free Speech Charter, and the council is searching for a new chairman’s cadet.

In South Downs news Conservatives have labelled Labour’s policy on A27 upgrades a ‘shambles’, three Pulborough girls have raised more than £1,000 for Sussex Air Ambulance, and we bring you the latest on the future of Shoreham Cement Works.

In Horsham district sport Horsham Rugby Club has celebrated being champions, we have football match reports from Horsham FC, Loxwood, Broadbridge Heath and Horsham YMCA, as well as news from golf, athletics, hockey, and table tennis.

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