The Horsham district must accommodate 15,000 new homes before 2031, planning inspector Geoff Salter has said.
This week’s County Times features an in-depth look at the inspector’s report, which also includes his verdict on a new market town near Henfield.
Tributes have been paid to a pioneering doctor, Sussex Police has opened a new technology centre, a road safety campaigner has pleaded for drivers to slow down on a dangerous road, and a man was arrested after two died in a collision in Handcross.
A councillor has described the A24 north of Horsham as a ‘death trap’, a developer has responded to housing protests in Storrington, and a family have described their surprise at winning a selfie competition.
Statistics revealing the average salaries of men and women in Horsham have been revealed, Collyer’s students have been awarded for their achievements this year, and we reveal the winner of the West Sussex County Times Pub/Bar of the Year 2014/15.
In Horsham district sport, we look ahead to a pivotal 2015 for Horsham FC and feature a report and reaction from the Hornets’ draw with Walton and Hersham, as well as football reports including Broadbridge Heath vs Horsham YMCA and a local derby in rugby.
We also feature politics, motors, readers letters and news, jobs, and entertainments in our special WOW guide.