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Weekend Football

Gavin Tomlin scored his first goal in 17 games to help Crawley draw against Chesterfield in a game which ended in a 21-man brawl and two red cards.

But The Reds’ Izale McLeod and Chesterfield’s Daniel Jones were then both sent off in the injury-time incident.

Elsewhere in the Ryman League, Merstham won 3-2 at Three Bridges, while the match between South Park and Walton Casuals was postponed after a pitch inspection.

Additional Recyclables Collected in Tandridge

From next week residents in Tandridge will see an addition to their recycling collections.

Small electrical and electronics equipment, batteries, textiles and paired shoes will be picked up weekly from 1st December.

To take advantage of this new simple to use service all residents need to do is:

1.     Place each type of item in a separate plastic carrier bag (supermarket size, no larger than 35 x 40cm and not in black bin bags).

2.     Put batteries in a separate, sealable/tied small up bag eg a sandwich bag.

3.     Tie each bag.

4.     Leave the bags at the front of their property boundary by 6am next to their green food caddy on their usual recycling /waste collection day.

Counter Terrorism Campaign supported by Sussex and Surrey Police

A campaign to counter terrorism has been launched.

Police across Sussex and Surrey are supporting the national campaign to raise awareness and encourage people to be vigilant.

Five key areas are being highlighted this week: crowded places; transport hubs; preventing violent extremism; terrorist financing and the tools terrorists need to operate.

Police will be at various locations including Gatwick train station; Clacket Lane service station; University of Surrey; money bureaus in Crawley and Gatwick; as well as gyms and gun clubs in an attempt to inform people how to spot terrorist activity and combat it.

‘Road Rage’ incident in Crawley

An investigation is underway into a road rage incident in Crawley.

The driver of a black Toyota Yaris is believed to have gotten out of her car at the Bonnets Lane junction with Lowfield Heath Road.

She reportedly approached the driver of of a black Mini Cooper and punched her in the face before pulling her out the Mini by her hair.

The attacker then got back into her Toyota and drove away from the scene just before 6 o’clock last Monday evening.

The 23 year-old victim was left shaken but did not require medical treatment.

The Yaris had followed the Mini for some minutes from the Langley Green area, beeping and flashing headlights, culminating in the assault in Crawley.


Assaults in a Rusper Pub

Investigations continue into two sexual assaults which occurred in a pub in Rusper.

A man, who goes by the names Sukii Khan, Shafique Miah and Shafiqul Islam, is wanted in questioning with the incidents on two staff members which were carried out at the end of 2013.

The suspect was the bar manager at the Plough and Attic Rooms pub – he has since left the establishment but his whereabouts are unknown.

Police believe he may be working in fast food outlets in the Horsham area.