In today’s County Times: ‘Tribute to popular taxi driver after fatal crash’

Front pages of the County Times (Thursday July 7 editions).
Front pages of the County Times (Thursday July 7 editions).

A tribute has been paid to a ‘loyal’ and ‘well known and loved’ taxi driver who died following a crash in Horsham.

In today’s County Times teachers have spoken about a lack of trust, increasing stress and their fear for school curriculums after taking part in a one-day strike, plans to cut the opening hours and days at rubbish tips are set to go ahead, a patient transport provider has been accused of ‘incompetence’ by county councillors plus a double page spread with plenty of photos from one of the biggest science festivals in the South East, the Big Bang Fair.

Also in this week’s paper PCSOs equipped with enhanced powers and skills have started their new roles, car parking charges will be brought in at Southwater Country Park later this month, a care centre that looks after disabled young adults has been criticised by health watchdogs, Horsham has remembered those who fought in the Battle of the Somme and the County Times has launched a campaign to get the trains running (again) after months of misery.

Meanwhile Sussex’s ambulance service has asked the NHS and health regulators if it could effectively go into ‘voluntary special measures’, a new grant means that further work on Horsham Riverside Walk will soon begin, the best of West Sussex business has been celebrated and a preview to Horsham’s first arts festival which begins this weekend.

In the South Downs edition the county council has confirmed it will close a college next year, plans for 146 new homes in a village development are on schedule, a developer may apply for planning permission to build up to 50 more homes on a site plus a pre-school has maintained its ‘outstanding’ Ofsted rating.

In sport, Horsham legend Lee Carney has ‘come home’. We also have all the latest news and reports from cricket, athletics and gymnastics.

We also have pages of readers’ letters, readers’ news, business, jobs, motors, and our WOW entertainments guide.

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