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Adult Social Care Director Leaves Council

Adult Social Care Strategic Director leaves council

Surrey County Council announced that the strategic director of Adult Social care, Sarah Mitchell, has left the council

David Hodge, the leader of the council has said she has personally led the transformation of adult social care

Sarah Mitchell said she was proud to have worked for Surrey for the last five years

Drink Driving over Christmas

25 motorists were charged with drink-related driving offences in Sussex over the Christmas period.

In the six days between Christmas Eve and 29 December, 38 people were arrested across the county with 25 of them charged and seven bailed.

Sussex Police would also wish to remind people that though the Christmas festivities are now over, they are being as vigilant as ever in trying to keep the roads free of dangerous and drink drivers and still need your help.

To report anyone driving antisocially visit www.operationcrackdown.co.uk.

If you know someone is driving after drinking or taking drugs call 999.

More here:

http://www.sussex.police.uk/whats-happening/latest/news-stories/2013/12/31/twenty-five-drivers-charged-with-drink-driving-over-christmas

New Year’s Day Football

Just one local match to report on …

Crystal Palace managed a 1 all draw with Norwich City at Selhurst Park yesterday afternoon. The visitors went ahead in the 39th minute with a goal from Johnson but Palace soon equalized with a penalty after Jedinak was brought down on 44 minutes by Leroy Fer. Jason Puncheon made no mistake with the spot kick. The visitors were reduced to 10 men in the second half and despite pressure from the Eagles late on, they failed to get the three points. Palace slip back into the relegation zone after fellow strugglers Fulham 2-1 victory against West Ham.

There was no other local action yesterday with the weather taking its toll on Crawley’s League One away match at Swindon. All the other Ryman League fixtures were postponed after pitch inspections.

Missing Horley Man Located

A man who absconded from a secure hospital unit in Horley has been located.

Luke Elsmore, 23, who disappeared from Farmfield Hospital in Horley on Friday, 27 December was located yesterday in Worthing.

Police would like to thank members of the public for their assistance with this.

Firefighters Strike in Surrey

The Fire Brigades’ union will be striking again on Friday the 3rd January,

This comes after the strikes which took place on New Year’s Eve

During the strikes on 13th and 14th of December there were half the number of fire engines compared to normal service

Surrey County Council has a contingency contract with private company “Specialists group international” to help keep residents safe. The crew have received training and non-striking personnel will be giving emergency cover.