In today’s County Times: Plan to develop historic site

Today's County Times front page
Today's County Times front page

The historic Prewetts Mill site in Horsham is being proposed for major redevelopment.

This week’s County Times leads on an exclusive story featuring residents’ fears that the Worthing Road mill, built in 1861, could be developed.

A businessman is accused of hiring a hitman to kill his wife in an ongoing court case, West Sussex County Council have voted to stay neutral over fracking, a public exhibition showcased the future of the Bishopric, and UKIP have launched their local election battle.

A family have thanked the public for helping to raise funds for a disabled child’s new iPad, supporters of an anti-trafficking charity are raising awareness through a walk, and there is concern at plans for new homes in Mannings Heath.

New road signs and markings will be installed on an accident black spot in the new year, £4,000 has been raised for charity in memory of a Pulborough soldier who died last year, and plans to revive Roffey were unveiled last week.

We also continue our First Day at School photographs, with children from Holbrook, Pulborough, Kingslea and Colgate.

In our South Downs edition, councillors have urged for improvements to the A27, a Storrington man has cycled against modern day slavery, a memorial has been unveiled to a popular Upper Beeding couple, and house prices are soaring in the South Downs National Park.

In Horsham district sport, Horsham FC earned a welcome boost by hitting Sittingbourne for six in the FA Trophy.

Horsham RFC are top of the league after thrashing Lewes, two Horsham boxers earned comfortable victories under the guidance of new coaches, and we feature a number of football reports with Horsham YMCA - who put 11 past Hailsham Town - the pick of the bunch.

In our 24-page WOW entertainments guide we chat to a multi-platinum selling guitarist and review a cracking comedy show at Christ’s Hospital.