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Police seek suspects after stabbing in East Grinstead

Police are searching for two men suspected of being involved in the stabbing of a man in East Grinstead.
Officers were called to Institute Walk in the early hours of Sunday morning to a 32-year-old man who’d been stabbed several times.

Both suspects are described as black. One was 5’10 and of slim build, wearing a head scarf.

If you have any information you are asked to contact police on 101 quoting serial 22 of 31/07.

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Former Pilot goes back to his roots

A former British Airways pilot from Crawley has grown roots with the launch of an online houseplant business.

Former BA Pilot Nathan Raab
Photo Credit: Edgar Dragt/BBC News

25-year-old Nathan Raab was devastated when he became one of hundreds of pilots who lost their jobs as planes were grounded during the height of the pandemic.

Raab now runs ‘Pointless Plants’ and aims to help the environment by committing to planting 10 trees for every order his company receives. He has the ultimate aim of providing one million new trees around the globe by the end of 2025.

Former BA Pilot Nathan Raab
Photo Credit: Edgar Dragt/BBC News

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Beachy Head: Belle Tout lighthouse path cut off by fall

A former lighthouse now used as a holiday destination has had part of its access cut off due to coastal erosion.

The Belle Tout lighthouse on the iconic Beachy Head cliffs was close to a large landslide, where a significant portion of the cliff had fallen to the beach below.

Beachy Head Cliff Fall
Pic Credit: Eddie Mitchell – BBC News

HM Coastguard said the size of the fall illustrated the dangers of going too close to cliff edges, following a recent surge in people leaning over them.

Owner of the property David Shaw said the lighthouse is secure for a few more decades before we need to panic.

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Funding Boost for Local Services in Reigate & Banstead

£8,800,000 in funding has been awarded to facilities and local services in Reigate and Banstead. 

Investment in health services, school expansion and cycleways are among the projects to benefit. 

The money has been collected by the Council through the Community Infrastructure Levy, a charge imposed on new developments to support local services and infrastructure. 

Among the larger schemes earmarked for funding are the Environment Agency’s flood alleviation measures for the Redhill and Burstow stream. 

The Local Fund for smaller neighbourhood projects, include new planters and tree planting in various local towns, and a new transmitter for Susy Radio.

Those with ideas for specific projects, can complete a form on Reigate and Banstead Borough Council’s website.

Surrey Volunteer Marshal Sadly Died In Accident At Brands Hatch

A volunteer marshal from Surrey has sadly died after an accident on Saturday at the Brands Hatch circuit. 

The man in his 60s died at the scene after he was hit by a car which crashed during a race.  A second person was also hit and was taken to hospital with the driver of the car.

02In a statement, The British Automobile Racing Club said it is devastated by the loss and said their thoughts and best wishes are with the family and friends of all those involved.  BARC is now working with the local police and the national governing body, Motorsport UK.