In today’s County Times: “Outrage as thieves steal Poppy Appeal collection”

Front pages of the West Sussex County Times (Thursday November 10 edition)
Front pages of the West Sussex County Times (Thursday November 10 edition)

An outraged shop owner has been left incensed by thieves who stole a Royal British Legion charity box, a week before Armistice Day.

In today’s County Times, heartbreak has turned to relief for a mum who faced a fight for one of her babies after giving birth to premature triplets, fears are growing that a gang of thieves is operating in the Horsham area targeting BMWs, a man has been given a community resolution by police investigating the ongoing issue of free running, new proposals are being put forward for a £3 million re-development of an historic Horsham mill site plus a call for protection has gone out for a landmark tree that has stood in Horsham town centre since the 1800s.

Also in this week’s paper, hundreds of people have said a final farewell to a brave young man who spent most of his short life battling cancer, students have described how they are already feeling the effects of the ongoing financial crisis at West Sussex schools, Horsham is set to remember those who have given their lives in conflicts across the globe, plus a four page special on an emotional night as unsung heros were honoured at the County Times Community Awards.

In the South Downs edition, a young girl from Steyning has been nominated as one of the most inspirational siblings in the country, a Pulborough man has appeared before magistrates charged with arson with intent after a fire at a home in Storrington, controversial plans for a new soft sand quarry near Steyning are still included in county-wide plans for mineral extraction, plus a popular arts show is returning to a museum later this month.

In sport, top-class cricket is set to return to Horsham next summer as Chris Nash brings a Sussex All-Star XI to play a Horsham Past and Present XI. We also have the latest football, rugby and hockey news.

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

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