A controversial decision to charge drivers for parking in Horsham town centre on Sundays and bank holidays has had a rocky start.
In today’s County Times, a ‘system error’ left motorists bemused as the new parking system was introduced, 400 jobs are at risk after a bakery firm announced shock plans to close a landmark factory, and one of Horsham’s most striking sculptures will be removed.
A tiny puppy was left for dead after an horrific attack by four other dogs, an iconic red telephone box is being offered for sale for around £2,700, and children who formed a human arrow to help a police helicopter locate fleeing burglars have received official thanks.
Meanwhile, more than £1000 of repairs are needed after a popular play area was vandalised, a murder trial has begun, and a Horsham primary school has been told to improve by Ofsted.
In the South Downs edition, two people were arrested after a four-car crash in Steyning, Storrington is looking ahead to the annual village duck race, and Henfield’s neighbourhood plan has been adopted by Horsham District Council.
In sport, Horsham’s rugby club are eyeing cup glory after winning their semi-final game. We also have all the latest news and reports from cricket, athletics and equestrian.
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