In this week’s County Times campaigners have launched the ‘Sussex Countryside Charter’ aimed at protecting greenfields in the area, a county councillor has called for a 40mph blanket speed limit on all country and unclassified roads in West Sussex, around 250 people attended a charity summer garden party in Warnham, and a Horsham dad has been rewarded for his courage for tackling a thief by police.
In other Horsham news a 108-year-old bowling club has closed its gates on its old premises, a pensioner has celebrated 60 years of volunteering, while magazine thefts from WH Smith has sparked a police appeal.
In our special report we look at the growing number of apprenticeships, we talk to a Horsham D-day veteran about meeting the Queen, we preview Sparks in the Park, and the opening of a new cafe and deli in the town centre.
Meanwhile in South Downs news this week an anonymous hero pulled a Pulborough woman to safety from a burning car near West Chiltington last week, a stolen car found in Steyning lead to three arrests, a couple have won their battle with the county council to clear a ‘dangerous’ hedgerow blocking a path on a busy dual carriageway in Ashington, while a Storrington-based jockey has been appointed an ambassador to Goodwood for 2014.
In our 24-page WOW entertainments pullout we preview TV actor Lee Mead’s musical show at the Capitol Theatre, as well as other previews, reviews, what’s on, and listings.
In Horsham district sport Southwater’s Jolyon Palmer remains on course to become GP2 champion, Horsham FC announce two more signings, we have three pages of cricket match reports, hockey, golf, judo, athletics, and bowls.
We have five pages of letters, business, politics, motors, and 12 pages of readers’ news.