In today’s Mid Sussex Times: ‘Scheme to help buyers get on property ladder’

In today's Mid Sussex Times
In today's Mid Sussex Times

Mid Sussex could be one of the first places in the country to see ‘starter homes’ built for first-time buyers.

The new government scheme is looking to boost home ownership with properties built exclusively for first-time buyers aged between 23 and 40 at a discount of at least 20 per cent below market value.

In today’s Mid Sussex Times: A mother who has a daughter with special needs tells of the heartbreak she experienced when thieves stole her Christmas presents, a man pops the question in Winter Wonderland, the trust that cared for killer Matthew Daley ‘requires improvement’ and Burgess Hill Rugby Club raise nearly £1,000 in charity match.

Also in this week’s paper: Reporter Michael Drummond investigates the oldest outstanding warrants in Sussex, including attempted murder.

In sport: Haywards Heath Town close the gap on league leaders Shoreham to five points with an impressive 8-0 win away at lowly Hailsham.

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