Inside this week’s Mid Sussex Times...

Mid Sussex Times, June 12
Mid Sussex Times, June 12

The Mid Sussex Times this week gives the latest update on a man who was critically injured after being hit by a train at Burgess Hill Railway Station.

Parents, councillors and teachers have spoken out about the closure of a playing field at Harlands School, Haywards Heath, as the nearby college aims to sell the land.

This comes at the same time as an appeal has been lodged to build 210 homes in neighbouring Penland Farm.

Bluebell Railway Station, in Horsted Keynes, was transformed into a film set for Downton Abbey for a day last week. The Middy has photos of the cast on site.

Wakehurst Place has revealed it suffered a 50 per cent drop in its number of visitors since its controversial parking charges were introduced on April 17.

Veteran Edward VIII actor Edward Fox has joined Cuckfield’s battle royal to save its community Play Meadow.

Firefighters will hold the first ever 24-hour strike in response to what they have described as ‘unworkable’ pension scheme changes.

An angry author is trying to stop animal cruelty by raising funds for charity with his first novel.

Young people from disadvantaged backgrounds have helped with efforts to turn a Burgess Hill church yard into a wildlife sanctuary.

A two-year-old has been reunited with a lost cuddly toy he cannot sleep without thanks to the efforts of a local shop.

Plus all the happenings of the South of England Show have been covered with four pages of photos.

We have the fourth installment of our World War I supplement and an 8-page World Cup preview including a wallchart.

In the WOW Guide, we have all the latest entertainments news, reviews and listings.

And in sport we preview Hickstead and have three pages of cricket reports.

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