In today’s County Times: University campus plans for Novartis site

County Times front page January 29. SUS-150129-095341001
County Times front page January 29. SUS-150129-095341001

The former Horsham Novartis site could become a university campus under exciting new plans announced this week.

In today’s County Times tributes have been paid to a popular young Horsham chef, work has begun on a new sports facility at the Holbrook Club, a major supermarket chain could be coming to Billingshurst, the Capitol Theatre unveils exciting premieres to be held there, and a Billingshurst school says it is being ‘forced’ to act as a polling station.

Tributes have been paid to a Pulborough teenager and former Horsham student who died earlier this month, we interview a Horsham headteacher about his 18 years in charge as he announces plans for retirement, a stranded fox created quite a stir in the town, racist graffiti was sprayed in Broadbridge Heath, while we bring you the latest on Horsham FC’s search for a new ground.

We also launch our County Times Youth Awards this week after last year’s success, while we have a two-page picture feature on a historic Horsham church’s bid to raise money for repairs.

In South Downs news a Pulborough group has formed to fight a second runway at Gatwick, we bring readers the latest on Waitrose’s plans in Storrington, and a health giant has backed out of MSK contract talks.

Meanwhile in Horsham district sport we have match reports from Horsham FC, Broadbridge Heath, Horsham YMCA, as well as hockey, rugby, golf, bowls, and basketball news.

We also have readers letters and news, motors, politics, jobs, and business news.