In today’s County Times: Maude defends ‘tough choices’ on housing

County Times front page January 8 SUS-150801-102200001
County Times front page January 8 SUS-150801-102200001

Horsham MP Francis Maude has waded into the row over the future of housing in the district by defending the council over ‘tough choices’ on housing.

In this week’s County Times a Horsham pensioner has spent the Christmas period without hot water or heating, a car park break-in has been branded ‘callous’, health chiefs have spoken about the current A&E situation in the area, and a Horsham opticians has sponsored a Cowfold hockey player’s contact lenses.

Council planners made a decision over the future of Horsham’s Evelyn Lancaster House, a Horsham family spoke of its shock after a ‘hacking’ test on its computers, more overnight closures are due as work on the A24 near Horsham progresses, a Horsham couple have branded plans to move a streetlight position on their road ‘crazy’, while the date for Horsham’s Cancer Research UK Race for Life in 2015 has been announced.

In South Downs news hospitals serving the area have declared ‘black alert’ for its A&E units, we look at the latest on neighbourhood plans in Thakeham and Storrington, and tributes have been paid to a Steyning ‘champion’.

In Horsham district sport we have an exclusive interview with Gary Charman after his resignation as manager of Horsham FC, as well as golf, athletics, martial arts, rugby, cycling, boxing, and tennis news.

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