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Bletchingley Skate Ramp Vandalised

A skate ramp in Bletchingley has been closed due to vandalism. 

Tandridge District Council says an officer has visited the site at Grange Meadow and advised there is extensive damage to the surfaces.  Repair costs will be established but in the meantime the ramps will not be accessible.

Assault Outside Reigate Nightclub

A man was assaulted outside a Reigate nightclub in the early hours of Friday morning. 

Police were called to reports of a fight between two men outside the Mishiko nightclub.  One of the men received head injuries and was taken to hospital for treatment. The other man was arrested on suspicion of assault and has been released under investigation. 

CCTV from the nightclub shows a number of people nearby filming the assault; police would like to view any footage to understand what led up to the fight.  19Anyone who can help the investigation should contact Surrey Police on 101.

South East Coast Ambulance Trust No Longer In Special Measures

A ‘good’ rating from The Care Quality Commission means the South East Coast Ambulance Trust is no longer in special measures. 

The Trust, which covers Kent, Sussex, Surrey and North East Hampshire, was rated “inadequate” in 2017 and “requires improvement” in 2018. 

The CQC report follows planned inspections of the Trust’s services in June and July.  Secamb was rated ‘good’ overall in each of the inspection areas.  Inspectors commended the introduction of Joint Response Units with police services, and the Trust’s Wellbeing Hub which provides resources to help staff with their physical and mental health. 

The Trust has acknowledged that further work is needed to improve response times to less seriously ill patients, and to improve staffing levels.

Rail Fare Increase: Crawley Labour’s Response

The Labour Parliamentary Candidate for Crawley has called for an end to the ‘Rail Rip Off’. 

Councillor Peter Lamb has commented following the Government’s announcement to increase ticket prices.  Councillor Lamb says he is frustrated at being asked to pay more every year for a service that keeps getting worse. 

The rise in ticket prices was announced yesterday and will come into effect in January. Fares will rise by up to 2.8% in line with the July Retail Prices Index.

 

Football Fixtures Preview

Crawley Town travel to Scunthorpe United for their League 2 match tomorrow.  

In their second Isthmian League Premier Division matches of the season, Merstham are away to Brightlingsea Regent and newly promoted Horsham are away to Enfield Town.

Kick off for all matches is at 3 o’clock.