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Crawley are up against Swindon tomorrow in League one.

There are some injury doubts for the Reds. Matt Harrold has injured his knee and Simpson has hurt his ankle.

In the Ryman League it’s Ramsgate v. Redhill and Merstham will play Faversham Town.


Officer hurt on the M25

A police officer suffered serious leg injuries after an incident on the M25 on Wednesday.

A  34-year-old-man has since been charged with dangerous driving.

Robert Temple, of Repository Road in London appeared at East Surrey Magistrate’s Court in Redhill yesterday, and is next due to appear at Guildford Crown Court later in September.

The officer was treated at East Surrey Hospital in Redhill.

Two men attacked and robbed of a Audermars Piguet limited edition watch

Two men were assaulted and robbed of a valuable watch in East Grinstead yesterday.

The two attackers tried to make a quick getaway on a stolen black Yahama motorbike but when it failed to start and they dropped it to the ground.

They then forced another man from his car and drove off.

The Ford Mondeo was found a little later in a rural car park in Rabies Heath Road between South Godstone and Bletchingley in Surrey.

Detective Inspector Mark Cullimore says that the Mondeo had been driven hard and was seen smoking.

Two black men got out of the car and got into a black BMW that had been waiting in the car park with a driver at the wheel.

Police say the crime was well planned and describe the two suspects as in their late teens to early 20s, 5-foot 10″, with short hair and wearing dark clothing.

One of them was seen to be carrying a knife at the time of the robbery.

Wartime shell discovered was not what it seemed

At around midday today workmen carrying out roadworks on a section of the A23 in Crawley uncovered what they thought was a wartime shell.

The bomb disposal team has now concluded that the one-and-a-half foot long piece of metal was not a wartime shell but a pipe.

The road was closed in both directions between the Fleming Way roundabout at Astral Towers and the Lowfield Heath roundabout but Police have now opened the road again.

Doing work on a tree could be a criminal offence

Residents in Tandridge may need to complete an application form and submit it to the Council to be able to carry out tree work.

Are you doing work on a tree?

Have you checked if the tree is protected?

If the tree you are working on is protected you could be carrying out a criminal offence.

There are over 8-hundred Tree Preservation Orders in the Tandridge district which cover thousands of trees.