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Crawley Town hopeful for fans to return in October

Crawley Town say they remain on track to have fans back in their stadium in October despite tomorrow’s game against Scunthorpe United not having spectators as hoped.

1,000 fans will be welcomed back to three League Two games this weekend with the Reds saying they are aiming for a test event sometime this month.

It follows a successful pilot event staged at Cambridge United last week which saw fans attend for the first time since March.

You can read the EFL’s statement HERE.

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Hundreds of trains to get £55m upgrade

A fleet of 270 trains are to benefit a £55m modernisation to improve travel for passengers.

The five-year project will see upgrades to Southern, Gatwick Express and Great Northern trains.

GTR’s engineers will install features including on-board real-time information through media screens, USB and power points and passenger counting technology.

The first completed upgrade is scheduled for autumn.

Reigate and Banstead pay tribute to Cllr Allcard

And Reigate and Banstead Council has paid tribute to Horley Councillor Derek Allcard who passed away last Monday.

Cllr Allcard was first elected in 2015 to represent the South Park and Woodhatch Ward, and was re-elected last year to the Horley East and Salfords Ward following boundary changes.

He lived in the borough for over 18 years and, before retirement, was an engineer.

The Mayor of Reigate & Banstead, Cllr Rosemary Absalom described him as an  exceptional councillor.

Mobile testing unit in Oxted

A COVID-19 mobile testing unit is going to be made available in Oxted.

From the 16th to the 22nd of September the unit will be located  in the car park behind Oxted Health Centre and Oxted Library.

To book a COVID-19 test please use the NHS website. 

Don’t visit the testing unit without an appointment.

Police appeal following series of catalytic converter thefts

Three men used an electric saw to steal catalytic converters from cars in a daylight raid in Epsom.

The trio struck at around 11am on Monday in the Sainsbury’s car park. A member of the public who attempted to intervene was threatened with a metal pole.

Police described the suspects as white, in their mid-thirties and of stocky build. They arrived and left the scene in a dark grey Honda CR-V.
A Surrey Police spokesman said:
“The car park was busy at the time of the incident and we believe that there will be multiple witnesses. If you saw anything suspicious, or recognise the car and suspects described, please contact us quoting PR/45200097499.”

  • Webchat on our website surrey.police.uk
  • Online https://www.surrey.police.uk/ro/report/ocr/af/how-to-report-a-crime/
  • Calling us on 101
  • If you do not wish to leave your name, please call the independent charity Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.

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