In today’s County Times: ‘Health trust to review killings’

Front pages of the West Sussex County Times (Thursday May 19 editions)
Front pages of the West Sussex County Times (Thursday May 19 editions)

Ten deaths - including three in the Horsham district - involving patients of a mental health trust will be reviewed after the conviction of a man who stabbed a motorist to death.

In today’s paper parents’ have expressed their anger after their daughter was refused a place at her big sister’s school, a patient was left ‘traumatised’ after a transport firm failed to pick him up from hospital, Rainbow, Brownie and Guide units are facing a crisis, the bomb squad was called after a grenade was found near a lake, plus a two page special report into the ‘road rage’ killing of great-grandfather.

Also in this week’s paper residents have called for more public toilets in the town centre, new fears over air quality in towns around Gatwick have been presented to the Prime Minister, a beer brewed in a Horsham district village has won a national competition, the new Police and Crime Commissioner has been sworn in, Horsham students have taken part in the final of the annual Mocktail competition and a special toy valuation event is being held at Horsham Museum.

There is also a special report into the infrastructure funding from two West of Horsham developments, a carer from Horsham has spoken about the affects of dementia to mark Dementia Awareness Week, a new car park has opened offering discounts to customers and a dad is running the distance of two marathons to raise money to build a disabled-friendly bedroom for his daughter.

In the South Downs edition anger has erupted as an ancient woodland is ripped up and burnt, a nurse has been honoured with a prestigious award, a popular town post office will be upgraded, parking charges could ‘kill’ the economy in South Downs villages, a councillor has said and a special science project being carried out by Steyning Cadets is set to take off.

In sport the hard work ‘starts now’ for Horsham FC after their return to the Ryman League was confirmed. We also have the latest news from cricket, athletics and a special report and plenty of photos of the annual 10k run.

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

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