In today’s County Times: Horsham FC’s new ground rejected

County Times front page: Horsham FC's new stadium rejected SUS-150122-101316001
County Times front page: Horsham FC's new stadium rejected SUS-150122-101316001

Plans for a new football ground for Horsham FC were rejected by the council this week.

In today’s County Times we have several pages of coverage of the meeting and reaction from fans and the club, as well as a roundup of all the flooding across the Horsham district.

Meanwhile a Horsham couple have spoken of about their rat infestation battle with a housing association, campaigners are claiming ‘victory’ after West Sussex County Council voted on a second runway at Gatwick, we look at a ‘flagship’ scheme to build a new junction on the A24, and West Sussex Fire and Rescue Service talk about the future of the fire service in the Horsham district.

A Horsham nursery is celebrating its Ofsted results, stars from this year’s Horsham pantomime presented a cheque to a town charity, and villagers are up in arms over plans for 95 new homes between Horsham and Crawley.

A landmark cafe in the town centre has been put on the market, the council has defended the amount of money paid to planning consultants, and a van erupted into flames after an explosion of gas cylinders.

In South Downs news we bring readers the latest on plans for a Waitrose in Storrington, an update on plans for a skate park in Steyning, drop-in sessions have been launched in Pulborough, and a new group for twins and triplets has been launched in Henfield.

In Horsham district sport we look at race driver Jolyon Palmer’s latest success, match reports from Horsham FC, Loxwood, and Roffey, as well as judo, golf, snooker, rugby, basketball and bowls.

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