In this week’s Mid Sussex Times: “Gunman in wig attempts shop raid”

Front page of the Mid Sussex Times (Thursday September 8).
Front page of the Mid Sussex Times (Thursday September 8).

The owner of a town centre shop targeted in an attempted armed robbery has spoken of her terrifying ordeal.

In this week’s Mid Sussex Times, parents, teachers and governors have vowed to carry on fighting to ensure West Sussex County Council makes good on its promise to finish building a special school, concerns over the use of chemotherapy have been raised after a study suggested the medication is killing a number of patients, streetlights which are beaming out light 24 hours a day are causing a nightmare for families in a village, three villages have become the latest in Mid Sussex to give their thumbs up to neighbourhood plans, plus a double page spread on this year’s Festival 21.

Also in today’s paper, Oakmeeds Community College has re-opened as the new Burgess Hill Academy, the trust in charge of the Princess Royal has no plans to ‘downscale’ the hospital, police are tracing a car involved in a crash which left a motorcyclist with serious injuries, the Hurst Festival will be ‘bigger and better than ever’, a string of power cuts that have been going on for weeks have got villagers seeing red and only half of students made the grade in the new tough Key Stage 2 tests, results have shown.

In sport Burgess Hill Town’s boss says his side will go to Dulwich Hamlet on Saturday full of confidence after two wins on the spin, plus the latest cricket, rugby and athletics news.

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