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Letter: Safety issue over overgrown hedges

Re your article in the County Times dated 26th October page 13 Horsham edition - Plea to help prevent overgrown hedges (and trees) becoming a problem.

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Horsham Remembrance in The Carfax, Horsham 2016 SUS-161113-115832001

Letter: Retail closure at Remembrance

Remembrance Sunday is a central feature of UK and Commonwealth.

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Letter: Can you help with Rudgwick Great War project?

In one year’s time we will be commemorating the centenary of the Armistice in 1918.

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Household bin collection to change

Letter: ‘Don’t treat us like idiots’ over Horsham bin collections

Re ‘Fortnightly bin collections start in February’, the proposal to move to fortnightly collections of general household waste is illogical and insults us.

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Rampion wind farm

Rampion announce a £4 million fund which will include supporting organisations working for benefit of Sussex people

Corporate social responsibility, as it is sometimes now termed, really began when Victorian industrialists started wanting to address the social ills of their age, including the poor living conditions of their workers.

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Rt Rev Mark Sowerby, Bishop of Horsham

Not as simple as good or bad

This coming Sunday the country will pause, and take stock of the sacrifice and ongoing dedication of many men and women in the service of their country.
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Letter: Serious crimes against animals

Letter: Serious crimes against animals

On behalf of Cats Protection’s Horsham and District Branch we would like to express how much we welcome the government’s announced intention to increase sentences to a maximum of five years for serious crimes against animals.

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Concerns over Gatwick expansion

Letter: No new runway is the answer

The revised proposals for Heathrow expansion reveal just how much damage this reckless project will do.

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Horsham town centre

Letter: Keeping up Horsham’s community spirit

What with the Piries Place redevelopment and all the other changes in Horsham, residents wonder whether they can keep pace.

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Letter: Chance to honour Horsham’s famous poet?

As a declared supporter of Horsham District Year of Culture in 2019, I do hope that the County Times will seek to promote the case for a replacement memorial to Horsham’s most prestigious son, the romantic poet - Percy Bysshe Shelley - who was born at Field Place near Broadbridge Heath in 1792.

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Billingshurst. Photo: Google

Letter: ‘Pantomime’ of parish plans

Previous Parish Plans for Billingshurst were supposed to deliver a vibrant village with shops, ample car parking and a desperately needed upgraded doctors’ surgery.

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Southwater sign

Letter: Mystery of Southwater village sign

I read with interest that the developer is going to remove the sculpture of Mr Pirie and his donkey cart carefully and return them at the end of the development of Piries Place in Horsham.

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The recycle advice label

Letter: Importance of Horsham district recycle message

Some of your readers have expressed their surprise that the bin hanger used to encourage residents to recycle more of their waste is not recyclable.

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'It will not be possible to drive from Tesco to Newbridge nurseries as we do now'

Letter: ‘Stupidity’ of planned Broadbridge Heath road closure

I am writing to alert readers about a planned highway change that will have a serious bearing on traffic flow around Horsham.

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Letter: Splitting up the Horsham district?

I was interested to read Derek Palmer’s letter in last week’s County Times bemoaning the lack of interest shown by Horsham District Council in what he calls the ‘fag end’ of the district, and asking to be released to join the more progressive Adur and Worthing councils.

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Horsham town centre

Letter: Horsham planned vision a ‘sham’

I agree with the sentiments of Dr David Durrington in his letter last week(‘Listening to the public’).

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Letter: Heart-warming story

May I through the courtesy of your paper, thank several strangers who helped me when I was in dire straits on Thursday September 7.

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Storrington

Letter: Should Storrington be part of Worthing Borough?

For the past 26 years I have been so fortunate in living in the delightful village (more of a small town really) of Storrington, this parish lying at the fag-end of Horsham District.

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Piries Place car park

Letter: Replacement of a Horsham car park

I understand that Horsham District Council has announced recently that it is currently investigating the potential to replace Piries Place Car Park in Horsham with a larger facility.

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Year of Culture

Letter: Get involved in Horsham district Year of Culture

As Cabinet Member for Culture and Leisure, I very much welcomed two contributions to the letters page on 31 August – ‘Critical role in home defence’ and ‘Memorial to poet Shelley’, where the authors shared their ideas on how, as a district, we might celebrate part of our rich heritage.

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