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Crawley Firefighters Drink Drive Campaign

Crawley Firefighters to Hold Special Match Day on Dangers of Drink Driving

This Saturday,  December 14th, West Sussex Fire & Rescue Service will team up with Crawley Town Football Club to host a special match day event highlighting the dangers of drink driving.

Firefighters and Police will be on hand throughout the day talking about a safer, healthy alternative to alcohol – the Mocktail, and offering tips and advice on how to stay safe on the county’s roads.

West Sussex Fire & Rescue Service’s Coaching for a Safer Community team will also be running a number of displays, including a home fire escape plan drill and there’ll be an inflatable shoot-out goal for young people to put their skills to the test against the clock.

For more information about the issues surrounding alcohol and the roads, visit www.DrinkOrDrive.co.uk

Man Still Missing from Redhill

Police renew appeal for missing Redhill Man

Surrey Police is renewing its appeal for help in tracing a young man who went  missing from the Redhill area.

Amran Jabarkhil was last seen at around 11.45pm on Tuesday, 19 November and was believed to have been heading in the direction of Reigate.

Despite enquiries by officers, he’s not been seen or heard from since and police remain concerned for his welfare.

Amran, who is believed to be 17 and doesn’t speak English, has  dark hair and possibly a beard or short stubble.

If you see him, please contact Surrey Police on 101

New Museum for Crawley

Crawley BC and Crawley Museum Society Awarded £1.1 Million for New Museum

Crawley Borough Council and Crawley Museum Society, have been awarded over £1million by the Heritage Lottery Fund to provide a new museum in the town centre.

Work on the new museum, which will be located in The Tree and The Tree Annexe with a glass link between the two, is expected to start in April 2015 and take around 18 months to complete.

The project will see The Tree restored, renovated and fitted out as a new museum space. There’ll also be specialist display facilities and equipment in The Tree and The Tree Annexe, and lots of exciting opportunities ahead for volunteers and the public to get involved.

The current museum in Goffs Park House is cramped and only holds about 10 per cent of the society’s artefacts.

Reigate MP Opposes Hard Runway at Redhill Aerodrome

Reigate MP Opposes Hard Runway at Redhill Aerodrome

Reigate MP, Crispin Blunt, has lodged his formal opposition to the planning application for a hard runway at Redhill Aerodrome.

In a joint letter with fellow East Surrey MP, Sam Gyimah, Mr  Blunt says that he feels there are no special circumstances to justify the development of the green belt in this area.

Urging the rejection of the hard-surface runway, the letter also states that such a plan would have a detrimental effect on the landscape and would increase noise and light pollution in the area.

The planning appeal will be heard in January 2014

 

Catalytic convertor thefts increase

East Grinstead has recently seen an increase in thefts of catalytic convertors.

Police are warning vehicle owners in the area to remain aware after 6 were stolen from outside their owners address.

The thefts took place overnight between Thursday the 5th of December and the following morning. All of the cars were large family style people carriers.

The converters were removed by pipe cutter from the underside of the vehicles and police urge anyone who drives that type of vehicle to be extra vigilant about leaving them unattended overnight on the roadside.

Anyone who sees any suspicious activity around cars parked overnight is asked to call 999. If you have any other information, contact police via 101 or email ‘[email protected]‘quoting serial 0376 of 6/12. You can also call independent charity Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.”