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New long stay car park in Horsham

A new long stay car park is set to open in Horsham in response to demand from residents and commuters.

The BT Exchange Pay and Display car park in North Street  will provide 88 new parking spaces in the town centre.

The car park will accommodate commuters parking from Monday to Saturday from 6am to 5pm. Parking will be free after 5pm. 

Customers are able to buy season tickets and Pay and Display tickets using cash or payment cards will still be available.

Met Office issue heat health alert

The Met Office has issued a Level 3 Heat Health Alert for Sussex and Surrey.

The warning comes after forecasters predict temperatures of 30°C on Friday and Saturday.

Hot weather can affect your health especially the elderly, the very young, and people with pre-existing medical conditions.

 If you know or look after someone that may be affected by the hot weather please help make sure that they stay cool and check in advance that they are prepared.

Crawley Town FC: More Summer Signings

Crawley Town has announced more Summer signings. 

Midfielder Tyler Frost joins the Reds on a two-year deal after his release from Reading.   

Defender Tony Craig also joins for two years from League One Bristol Rovers.

Crawley has also signed Archie Davies after his release from Premier League Brighton and Hove Albion.  The full-back joins on a two-year deal with an option of a third.  

The Club has extended the contract of veteran Dannie Bullman.  The central midfielder signs a one-year extension as a player/coach, joining John Yems and Lee Bradbury on the touchline.  Dannie has played over 400 games for the Red Devils over a 14-year spell. 

New Family Support Centre For Tandridge District

A new family centre has opened in Tandridge. 

The centre will be run by children’s charity Barnardo’s, on behalf of Surrey County Council.  It offers support and outreach to the most vulnerable families with children under the age of 11.  Families must be referred to the service through Surrey County Council’s Single Point of Access.  The centre will also offer a range of group work programmes either in person or virtually.  Groups may include support and advice about parenting and behaviour, substance abuse, or mental health. 

The family centre will be based at Hurst Green Infant School until a permanent building can be found.

Redhill Man Sentenced For Attempted Burglary In Horley

A man from Redhill has been sentenced for an attempted burglary in Horley.

Mark Baker of Green Lane, was sentenced at Guildford Crown Court last week, to two years imprisonment.  Good quality CCTV footage at the Horley property identified him. 

Surrey Police has urged residents to take time to review security measures at home.