In today’s Mid Sussex Times: “Putting on the style for a right royal occasion”


A patriotic display and activities to mark the Queen’s 90th birthday

In today’s Mid Sussex Times, a sea of red, white and blue was on show at Bolnore Village Primary School in Haywards Heath on Friday as staff and pupils celebrated the Queen’s 90th birthday in a right royal style, the Prime Minister left the door open to another referendum on Britain’s membership of the EU during Sussex visit on Monday, a mum has hit out at a lack of disabled facilities at Haywards Heath Station after she had to place her disabled daughter on a toilet floor to change her, ten special young people who give up their spare time to make a difference were celebrated at the Young Volunteer of the Year Awards, armed forces sweetheart Dame Vera Lynn and a grandfather who helped save Rolls-Royce after it was declared bankrupt in 1971 have been recognised in the Queen’s Birthday Honours.

Also in today’s paper, a warning has gone out from conservationists that a trend for building new housing estates without mains sewage will result in increased pollution and toxic gardens, plans to slash the Community Initiative Fund’s budget by a third as the county council celebrates its tenth anniversary has been branded ‘monstrously hypocritical’ by the Liberal Democrats, safety fears are growing among a group of residents in Haywards Heath after a road near their homes was reduced to one lane because of parked builders’ vehicles, until a dispute between rail bosses and unions is resolved there is ‘no chance’ of train services returning to even a moderate level, Mid Sussex’s MP has suggested.

In sport, New boss Simon Boddie is looking to lay the foundations to ‘build a whole new brick wall’ at St Francis Rangers. We also have the latest news from cricket, football and athletics.

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