In today’s County Times: Billingshurst motorcyclist dies on A29

County Times front page August 28.
County Times front page August 28.

A tourist has been arrested on suspicion of causing death by dangerous driving after a 20-year-old motorcyclist from Billingshurst died on the A29 in Bury on Sunday August 24.

In Horsham news this week a leading doctor has warned that ‘doing nothing is not an option’ if patients want to continue to access high-quality GP services, a toddler has been left ‘shaken’ after being hit by a cyclist in the town centre, work has started on the site of the planned John Lewis store, the Carfax War Memorial has been listed as Grade II, we reveal the Tour of Britain’s route through the town, and Horsham Community Responders have appealed for volunteers to come forward and join the life-saving team.

Coneyhurst residents have opposed any aircraft ‘beelining’ over their homes, scouts have helped open a new Co-op store in Cowfold, residents have opposed a planning application for an anaerobic digestion plant at a Plaistow farm, and the district council is exploring the option of replacing NatWest with another bank when it closes its Southwater branch in November.

Wings and Wheels air show at Dunsfold Aerodrome celebrated its tenth birthday last weekend, a Horsham film producer has welcomed safety changes to aircraft design, firefighters battled a hay lorry blaze in Pulborough, and an Upper Beeding mum of three was invited to perform her hula hoop act at Circus Wonderland in Horsham last week.

We have a four-page picture special on the Ashington Festival, eight pages of GCSE results coverage from across the Horsham district and beyond, motors, business, letters, and readers’ news.

In Horsham district sport Horsham FC celebrated its first league victory of the season, Horsham YMCA registered its first home win, Roffey fired five goals past Billingshurst, while in cricket Roffey are one win away from a premier division title.

In our 24-page WOW Entertainments guide we talk to a former journalist and Billingshurst mum about her debut novel, as well as previews, reviews, listings and what’s on.