In today’s County Times: Triple baby joy for Horsham family

County Times triple baby joy Front page August 21.
County Times triple baby joy Front page August 21.

A Horsham family are celebrating after three sisters gave birth to their daughters within 15 days of each other.

In other Horsham news this week Hall and Woodhouse has unveiled plans to redevelop and enhance the site of the Queens Head pub, staff at a town centre shop have spoken of their ‘shock’ at vandalism just two weeks after opening, Wabi restaurant is set to re-open in September, the Shelley Fountain could finally be scrapped, and a ticketless system is set to be introduced at several town centre car parks.

We have full coverage of A-level results from the schools serving the Horsham district, a former partner at Riverside Surgery has branded new proposals for GP services in Horsham ‘the worst possible change to General Practice’ in the town, and a Horsham police sergeant who is retiring this week after 30 years speaks about his career on the beat.

The world’s ‘largest egg’ is on sale in Billingshurst, a Horsham shop has uncovered a piece of history on its shop frontage, an appeal for 80 ‘ugly’ flats in Horsham was dismissed by the planning inspector, while a Barns Green community project has received lottery funding to commemorate the start of the First World War.

Meanwhile in South Downs news more than 20 cannabis plants were seized by police in Henfield, a district councillor feels they have ‘let people down’ over an on-going appeal for 75 homes in Storrington, plans have been submitted for a new petrol station in Ashington, a Steyning jazz musician has been remembered as kind and popular man by his family, and a Storrington in Bloom display has been stolen.

In Horsham district sport Horsham FC registered its first points of the season with a 2-2 draw against Burgess Hill, Horsham YMCA triumphed in their FA cup encounter with Alton Town, while in cricket Southwater were crowned champions of the West Sussex Invitation League.

In our 24-page WOW entertainments guide we preview Simon Callow’s performance of The Man Jesus at the Capitol Theatre in Horsham, as well as over reviews, previews, what’s on, and listings.

We also have letters, motors, business, politics, jobs, and eight pages of readers’ news.