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Victims lost life savings a bankrupt horsham man faces jail for claiming £14million from investors in a fraudulent operation. Terence Freeman, 62, of Kings Place, Kings Road, convinced about 700 people to hand over savings to the ‘Ponzi’ scheme, although many have not reported their losses to the police. This week, Southwark Crown Court heard how Freeman bought himself holiday homes in Cyprus and France, an executive box at the Tottenham Hotspur football ground and bought a £120,000 diamond ring for his new Russian bride, 30-year-old Yegana. Victims were shown paperwork detailing threefold returns and were wrongly told he was registered with the regulator the Financial Services Authority. In reality he was a failed businessman who had been jailed in 1997 for fraud, Southwark Crown Court heard. Freeman's defence barrister David Stern claimed the fatherof-three was simply “burying his head in the sand” when his dealings went “spectacularly wrong”. But victims who were in court

for the hearing described Freeman as a “terrible fraud” and a “liar and a swine”. The biggest losers were a couple who lost £1.4m and their family home, while top footballers and the ex-wife of Collin Montgomerie, Eimera, also lost money. Peter Beeson, from Essex, poured in £600,000 and has since jointly formed an action group representing the hundreds of victims. Mr Beeson said: “It’s taken me 20 years to get where I am and that piece of **** knocked me back down in the space of two years.” On Wednesday, Freeman admitted a string of charges relating to fraud while a director of GFX Capital Ltd, which was set up in 2004 but collapsed with losses of an estimated £44million. Adjourning for a pre-sentence report, Judge Geoffrey Rivlin QC said: “These are people who are putting good money into this business and they are being conned into doing it. “He has been in trouble be-

fore, a very long time ago. He was imprisoned for fraud. “I don’t wish to raise his hopes that any point in the probation report may affect the sentence. Custody is the most likely sentence.” Freeman admitted fraudulent trading, acting as a director of a company when an undischarged bankrupt, two counts of engaging in a business under a name other than that in which he was adjudged bankrupt, and two charges of acting in contravention of a disqualification order, between December 31st 2005 and July 14 2010. Freeman's deception first came to light in 2008 when, expecting the US Government to

But GFX instead announced 12% profits for the month. He continued to reassure clients after the Bernie Madoff multi-billion dollar Ponzi collapsed in the US. But by now they were beginning to demand their capital back. In a last ditch effort to hide his losses he tried to transfer the remaining funds into one large hedge fund held with CIM Bank. But then in February 2009 he reported to the Met Police he was the victim of threats from angry investors and admitted losing £20million. The trader, who was arrested in March 2009, denied three money laundering charges

bail out investment bank Lehman Brothers, he kept millions of his clients' money invested in dollars. Days later the company went bankrupt, the value of the dollar plummeted, and he lost half of his total investment fund.

which are expected to be allowed to lie on the court file following his sentencing, set for February 14th. He was released on bail on a string of stringent conditions including he is fitted with an electronic tag.

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‘Archetypal fraudster’ The court heard that after his arrest Terence Freeman had sought police protection after his £500,000 property in Buckhurst Hill, Essex, where he lived with his Russian wife had white paint splattered on the doors and windows. Detective Superintendent Bob Wishart, from the City of London Police's Economic Crime Directorate, said: “Rub away the sheen and you find Freeman is the archetypal

fraudster happy to steal money and ruin lives. “People invested their futures with GFX only to find they had been horribly conned by this criminal. “Even after being caught Freeman was still trying to blame anyone but himself. It was only after a long and painstaking investigation that he finally admitted to the huge amount of personal and financial damage he has

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Old faces at book launch

Adam Hammond’s new book about Horsham Football Club’s seasons in the Metropolitan League from 1951-57 was launched at the weekend. Before Saturday’s brilliant win against Sutton United, fifteen players from that era turned up to celebrate the book launch. It is the second book about the

club by Adam, who is the club committee chairman at Horsham. Pictured: Derek Adams, Alec Ockenden, Owen Parker, Oliver Coldman, Terry Hardy, Ted Streeter, Mick Browning, Roy Scutt, John Browning, Nobby Cobb, Keith Brister, Denis Stillwell, Peter Wilkins, Albert King, Johnny Elphick.

Ellie’s kind gift Stone (Marketing Manager of Brock Taylor) then went to the Hospice to meet with the children and to give the games consoles and games to the children. Brock Taylor owner Peter Maskell arranged the competition as part of the civic reopening of East Street, arranged after the roads had been re-laid as part of the regeneration of The Quarter area. The competition involved 23 traders, from a range from restaurants including Cote, Strada and Wabi to furniture shops La Source, hairdressers and independent shops.

Peter devised a two part puzzle to be solved - first a list of all competing businesses was published in The Resident local paper with a cryptic clue associated to each, then participants had to collect a sheet of stickers - printed with 23 different icons from the office. Once you solved the clue you went to business and matched the sticker with an icon hidden in their front window. Chestnut Tree House is the only children's hospice in Sussex and cares for children and young adults from 0-19 years of age with progressive lifelimiting and life-threatening illnesses.

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If you’ve not had your panto fix yet, there’s still time - The Capitol panto may be over but Barns Green Players will be presenting King Arthur on 14th/15th and 21st/22nd January at the Village Hall. Tickets to Paul Reakes’ hilarious adventure cost £8 from 01403 731566

Panic time, parents! Children could miss out on their preferred school places in West Sussex if parents who haven’t applied for Reception places fail to do so by today. Apply online at www.westsussex.gov.uk/admissions and click on 'Applying online for starting school and transfers’

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Highgain and HDLMA are putting on a show featuring the Battle of the Bands winners from the past two years at Horsham Youth Club on Hurst Road at 7pm. Tickets to the show, featuring Calum Pratt, Drop Out Luke, The Collector and others, cost £5 from 01403 888005

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Pop along to RSPB Pulborough Brooks today for Dawn of the Ducks. Experience the Reserve as the sun rises and the brooks come alive with the sight and sounds of the hundreds of ducks, geese and swans that spend the winter there. Booking essential. Call 01798 875851

Cowfold and West Chiltington are both flying high in the West Sussex Premier this season, with ‘Fold very much in the mix for the title. West Chilt will represent a tough challenge in this, the pick of the West Sussex league games today. Kick off 2pm at Cowfold’s village green pitch.

Ian Dickens Productions Ltd present the wonderfully funny comedy Murdered to Death by Peter Gordon, starring Victor Spinetti, Sandra Dickinson, Michelle Hardwick (The Royal) and Chloe Newsome (Coronation Street) at the Capitol for three nights. Tickets £18 from 750220

Anyone who enjoys ceilidh dancing should go along to Horsham Folk Club at the Normandy Centre, Denne Road, Horsham. An evening of dancing to the club’s ceilidh band will be combined with less energetic interludes of songs, tunes and readings. Music starts at 8pm.

If you fancy improving your art skills, there are a number of new courses about to begin at Sussex Printmaking Studios in Partridge Green. Courses starting include Nikki Rose’s Expressive Life Painting course and Bernard Lord’s Life Drawing sessions. See sussexartandprintmaking.co.uk

From being in all sorts of trouble, Horsham are suddenly on a bit of a roll, and have pulled themselves well clear of the relegation zone after four wins on the bounce. They can edge closer to mid table respectability with a win over Harrow Borough tonight at Gorings Mead

Horrible Histories is at the Capitol with Awful Egyptians and Ruthless Romans from today until 30th Jan. Using actors and ground-breaking 3D special effects, these two astounding shows brought to you by The Birmingham Stage Company. Tickets £12 from 01403 750220

Enjoy the Best of British Theatre, as the National Theatre’s production of Shakespeare’s King Lear is broadcast to cinemas around the world, including Horsham’s Capitol. As Lear’s world descends into chaos, all that he once believed is brought into question. Tickets £12.50

The rescheduled Masquerade Charity Ball, in aid of CHASE Hospice Care for Children and Bridge2Aid, will take place at South Lodge Hotel. Champagne Reception 7pm, Gala Dinner, live band Jamtastic and Auction. Black tie. Tickets £75 (tables of 10/8) from John Hastings on 01403 253773.

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The Great American Song Book, at the Capitol, features Gary U.S Bonds with very special guest Ben E. King, backed by a stunning live band made up of musicians from the bands of Van Morrison, Eric Clapton Steve Winwood and others. Tickets £22.50 from the Box Office on 750220

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There are no wigs, no make-up and definitely no false moustaches but instead a host of magic Queen songs played like they were meant to be when GA GA play at the Capitol Theatre, Horsham, tonight. Tickets cost £17 from the Box Office on 01403 750220

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You may have seen some of Mary Bacon’s hand embroidered pictures at one of the Horsham Open Studios exhibitions. If not, you can view about 30 pieces of the Loxwood artist’s work at an exhibition at Horsham Museum. It has started already and will run until today

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John O'Sullivan is Britain’s cheekiest newsagent. You may recognize his face from John Bishop’s Britain or from being chucked out of Come Dine With Me in ‘Mayo-gate’. After his last sell out show in Horsham John is venturing out to the Hawth in Crawley. Tickets: £12

Original member of The Flying Pickets and all round entertainer Mervyn Stutter is at Billingshurst Village Hall at 8pm. His sometimes wicked but always affectionate sense of humour brings warmth and joy to the audience. So don’t miss out - for tickets call 01403 787690.

Chris Packham returns to the Capitol. Using a series of his astonishing images Chris charts a quest to reflect the pure beauty of the nature he has long loved and dreamed of encountering. Don’t get him started on Giant Pandas though! Tickets cost £14 from 750220

Horsham Charity Pancake Races will be held today on Shrove Tuesday. Local businesses come together in fancy dress to take part in the races in the Carfax. Harris Lord Recruitment team won last year. Keep an eye on The Resident for more details nearer the time

Microbiz is a superb event for local entrepreneurs, with numbers for last year’s festival up an incredible 75%. The ninth event, held in The Drill Hall, Denne Road, Horsham, is today. We’ll keep you posted on additional info, but it’s worth going if you run or hope to start a small business

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Following the success of the inaugural fireworks evening at Horsham Cricket the resident | Friday 14 January 2011 and Sports Club at the end of October, the club decided to make a significant donation to one of Horsham's most deserving causes. And so on Friday, 17th December, David Swain, Chairman of HC&SC had the pleasure of visiting Horsham's Springboard Project in Hurst Road. Following a fascinating tour of the building and garden conducted by Project Manager, Nigel Scott-Dickeson, Mr Swain had the pleasure of giving the Springboard Project a Cheque for £500 and received a certificate of thanks in return. the success of the inaugural Following fireworks evening at Horsham Cricket With the decision to proceed with new and Sports Club at the end of October, the club to makenight a significant events anddecided the Fireworks again in donation to one of Horsham's most deserving causes. 2011, Horsham Cricket & Sports Club inAnd so on Friday, 17th December, David Chairman HC&SC had tend toSwain, support worthy ofcharitable instithe pleasure of visiting Horsham's Springboard in Hurst Road. tutions such asProject the Springboard Project.

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Following a fascinating tour of the building and garden conducted by Project Manager, Nigel Scott-Dickeson, Mr Swain had the pleasure of giving the Springboard Project a Cheque for £500 and received a certificate of thanks in return. With the decision to proceed with new events and the Fireworks night again in 2011, Horsham Cricket & Sports Club intend to support worthy charitable institutions such as the Springboard Project.

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But all of that is to come! For now, we’ve all been urged to play their part in reducing the spread of germs and bugs. Health professionals are asking anyone who has vomiting and diarrhoea not to visit relatives or friends in hospital or a care home, and to stay at home until 48 hours after your symptoms have stopped. Local services affected already this winter Vomiting and diarrhoea are symptoms of the ‘winter vomiting bug’ norovirus which cases serious disruption in hospitals at this time of year. So far this winter of all the major hospitals that treat people from West Sussex have been affected by norovirus, and they are urging everyone to listen to their

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safer to walk the streets horsham is one of the safest districts in the country

there’s been a 40% drop in violent crimes in the horsham district, new figures reveal. With Horsham obviously never reaching quite the level of violence experienced in, say, Bogota in Columbia or Ciudad Juarez in Mexico, the drop in cases isn’t massive in real terms. But it means that there was, nonetheless 116 victims across the district in the last 12 months. These encouraging statistics, which demonstrate that the Horsham District has had the biggest reduction in all injury violence crimes in the Sussex Police force area, can be attributed to many factors, including the work of Horsham District Community Safety Partnership. The partnership has been working on many initiatives to reduce all injury violence crimes which it considers to be a priority crime type. Examples of this work include the public space CCTV network and the Pubwatch

Scheme which aim to reduce violence in public places. The partnership has also been working hard to help victims of domestic violence by raising awareness of the help and support available such as the valuable drop in centres and helplines. As well as the ongoing educational work undertaken by Sussex Police, staffing levels have increased in the special constabulary membership, which has in turn enabled more staff to be out on the beat, providing more visible policing. There have also been a number of multi-agency

before behaviour potentially escalates into violence. Horsham District Police Commander Chief Inspector Mark Trimmer of Sussex Police said: “I am extremely pleased with these statistics with reflect the hard work of both my own teams and that of our partners. “Collectively we are determined to keep Horsham on the map as one of the safest districts in the country and indeed the Community Safety Partnership’s 20112013 plan has once again identified violent crime as a priority.

joint operations taking place all designed to put uniforms on the streets and improve feelings of confidence. Furthermore, the work of the dedicated Anti-Social Behaviour Team is considered critical in dealing with individuals at an early stage

“We aim to further build on this impressive reduction over the next three years.”

‘we aim to build on this reduction over the next three years’

Further information is available by calling 01403 215124 or email community.safety@ horsham.gov.uk

Deadline Children could miss out on their preferred school places in West Sussex if parents who haven’t applied for Reception places fail to do so by the deadline. The critical date is Saturday( January 15th) for returning their forms for children starting at first, infant or primary school. The authority’s advice to parents is to complete and submit the form, or apply online, by visiting www.westsussex.gov.uk/ad missions and click on 'Applying online for starting school and transfers'. The deadline also applies to those transferring from infant and first schools to junior and middle schools.

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gran-wich mean time two 66 year old grandmothers and identical twin sisters are to undertake a unique long-distance walk in an attempt to raise £10,000 for research into chronic diseases. Christine Dafter, from Matfield, Kent, and her sister Hazel Green from West Chiltington, are to walk approximately 300 miles following the Greenwich Meridian Line from Peacehaven, East Sussex, to Sand le Mere, on the coast, east of Hull. It is believed that this will be the first charity walk along this newly created long-distance trekking route. The walk starts on Sunday, 1st May 2011 at Peacehaven Meridian Marker at 10.30am and finishes on Monday 30th May 2011. Money raised from the walk will go directly to the Department of Twin Research (DTR), part of King’s College London, at St.

Thomas’ Hospital in London via the charity - The Chronic Disease Research Foundation. The DTR use both identical and non-identical twins to identify genetic and lifestyle influences on common illnesses and life threatening diseases. It is hoped that a number of twins associated with DTR research projects will join Christine and Hazel for parts

years ago they both arrived at a party wearing identical clothes, although neither was aware of the other’s choice. More recently – and quite independently – they both arranged holidays in Dubrovnik unaware that they would be staying in the same hotel for much of the same period!

of the walk. Although living separate lives with separate interests for most of their adulthood, Christine and Hazel have always remained very close. They have also shared many coincidental experiences, much to the amusement of friends and family. For instance, a few

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Mark Daly will be standing down after seven years as chairman of the Horsham District Live Music Alliance. He will step down at the Annual General Meeting of the HDLMA on Wednesday, 26th January at 7pm in the Park Barn, North Street, near the café and bandstand in Horsham Park. Anyone with an interest in

the live music scene in the Horsham District is welcome to attend. Mark (above right) said: “The Alliance has been in existence for a decade and I've been Chairman since 2003 so its time I made way for someone else. “I’d like to go back to being a musician again so I’m taking a one year sabbatical

from any Alliance activities and dedicate the time instead to my own progressive rock band. “I’ll still remain as leaseholder for QM Studios until the current lease expires.” The Alliance is always looking for new members so anyone who wants to get involved just turn up and introduce yourself.

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refuse service has bin great! we’ve given the acorn scheme a bit of a bashing on the odd occasion that a lorry has given a park car a bit of a bashing. And we threw in our tuppence worth when the recycling scheme was discovered to be a major factor in the council’s overspending. So to balance it out, we should recognise that those involved in the scheme have weathered the storm with a praise-worthy performance during the snow-affected festive period. Whilst both the recent severe weather along with the extended holiday period have delayed collections in other parts of the country, nearly all Acorn Plus household refuse and recycling collections have been carried out without significant delays. During the severe weather, Horsham District Council stopped collections for safety reasons but caught up with them within a week or so. And during the Christmas and New Year period it put on extra blue top bin collections across the 205 square miles of the district. Now, almost all 56,000 district

homes are fully up to date with their collections. Amongst the positive comments received from the public received by the Council is the letter below: "Whilst watching the news the past 2 days we note the problems over the country where rubbish has not been collected for up to a month and send up a little prayer that we live in Horsham! Our rubbish is always col-

‘Thank You’ to the dedication of the teams who have turned out to keep our lovely residential streets clear.” Cllr Roger Arthur, Cabinet Member for Operational Services at Horsham District Council, said: “Recent feedback received by the Council suggests that it has done very well in collecting refuse and recycling in recent weeks. “Our new Acorn Plus scheme has helped us do this,

lected when it is supposed to be and apart from the odd day later due to the holiday period our rubbish has NOT built up.

not least by introducing a four day shift pattern, which helped to sustain waste collection over the festive season. “Unlike some councils, Horsham District Council continues with weekly collections, whilst it has reduced total vehicle mileage, staffing levels and the need for residents to transport paper, bottles and green waste. “By raising household recycling levels to around 57%, it is also bearing down on the need for landfill, with all of the disadvantages that such sites bring to the community. “We are very grateful for the feedback received and I would like to really congratulate all Council staff involved and local residents for their cooperation.”

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on the wallet over Christmas, many find that it makes good financial sense to turn those unwanted and unused pieces of jewellery into hard cash. And for many it does, simply post your unwanted gold items away in an envelope, sit back, and wait for the cheque to fall through the lette box. It all appears too good to be true. Unfortunately, across the country, Trading Standards officers are investigating a legion of complaints, confirming that these offers are exactly that. A Trading Standards spokeswoman explained: ‘The problem with any company of this nature is that once you send your jewellery off to them, you lose control over it. There is no way of knowing before you part with it whether or not you are dealing with a legitimate firm.” While no one is expecting to be paid the full market price for their scrap, some companies are offering as little as 9%of that figure! Items to be sold are posted through the mail in good faith to the firm by Special Delivery. Having received the Gold, the company weighs it and assesses its purity based on carats. Based on that, a cheque is sent back to the vendor for the sum the firm is offering. The vendor is supposed to be able to reject the offer and request the gold back within a 7 day period, but as Trading Standards discovered, that is not always as easy as it sounds. Contacting these firms can be at best challenging and locating the whereabouts of one’s items even more so. Local jeweller Dominic Sakakini has first hand knowledge of the pitfalls that some of his customers have faced, having heard an increasing number of horror stories from customers who’ve fallen victim to this 21st Century gold rush. “We had a customer who had sent her items away, only to be made an insulting offer for them. Having then rejected the offer, she asked for the items to be returned. “However, after a great deal of phone calls and chasing up, she discovered that her ‘envelope had been lost’. The company then informed her that she was covered under the postal insurance. What they weren’t so keen to highlight was that the insurance limit was only £40!

“Another made lots of attempts to get through to a different company by email and phone, and when they did eventually manage to speak to someone and ask for the earrings back, she was told it was too late, that the seven day return period had passed and that they had been melted down. “At this stage the offer was increased by 400% on the original, but still far less than the items were worth,” Dominic explained. “The difficulty comes as people are not always able to walk away from a bad deal.” Sakakini Jewellers, based in the Carfax, also offer cash for gold, only with a few major differences. Sakakini’s offer a fair price to customers for their items. “If people own items they want to trade in for cash, not only will we deal with them face to face, we will give them a decision on the day there and then. We will pay customers a fair price, without a wait or delay, and they can leave the shop with cash in their hands. “What’s more, if they feel that the offer does not match the amount they are looking for, then they can leave with their items under no obligation or pressure,” said Dominic. “One recent customer was offered £30 by a TV firm for his bracelet. We offered him £190.” “We also run Gold Parties and will pay the host 10% of what we pay out on the day. We can come to your home on a date and at a time to suit you or it can be held in the shop in a safe trading environment. The last customer to hold one of our party’s earned £350. And we only ask for a minimum number of people with items to sell of three.” People wishing to have their items valued under no obligation or with any questions about the process can contact Sakakini Jewellers on 01403 250200.

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A -Z of local news A nother Year is the next movie featured as the Macmillan film night at Billingshurst Village Hall tonight (Friday, 14th January) at 7.30pm. Tickets are £5.50 each and available from Mallards, Billingshurst or on the door on the night.

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ridge improvements will be carried out on Warnham Place Bridge, A264 Horsham Northern Bypass, in North Horsham, from Monday. The £125,000 West Sussex County Council scheme will also involve replacing bridge joints across the width of the road, plus associated re-waterproofing of the bridge deck and safety barrier improvements. The scheme is scheduled to take up to seven weeks to complete, weather permitting. It will be carried out Monday to Friday from 7am to 5pm.

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ouncil Elections are being held on May 5th 2011, when residents will be invited to vote to elect District and Parish Councillors throughout the District. Southwater Parish Council is holding an Open Day on Saturday, 29th January in the Council

Chamber at Beeson House, between 10am and 12.30pm. Anyone interested in standing for election to be a Southwater Parish Councillor is invited to come along and find out what is involved.

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ine out with peace of mind thanks to the introduction of the Food Hygiene Rating Scheme across the district from April 2011. The new scheme will tell customers about the hygiene standards of all local food outlets. This national scheme, developed by the FSA in partnership with local authorities, provides information on food hygiene standards to help people to choose where to eat out or shop for food. The new ratings will be available from April 2011 for anyone to view on the FSA website at food.gov.uk/ratings

Send your local news to ben@the-resident.co.uk If you happen to be Ziggy Marley , you’ve got a great chance of getting in... and Pat Harding also scored.

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irefighters attended an incident between two cars at Wickhurst Lane, Broadbridge Heath, on Sunday morning. On male was rescued by F&RS using hydraulic rescue equipment and taken to hospital by ambulance while the incident was left with police.

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hoad will be performing live at the Malt Shovel, Horsham, on Saturday, 15th January. On the same night Joe90 are at the Queens Head, Mike Fry are at The Tanners Arms and No Pressure play The Holbrook Club. The Horsham Heroes event takes place at the Youth Club on Hurst Road.

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xciting times for Horsham Football Club, as they made it five wins on the bounce on Tuesday night. Frankie Raymond notched his first goal in Horsham colours as they secured a 4-2 win at Hassocks to set up a Senior Cup quarter-final match with Burgess Hill. Ben Andrews, Anthony Storey

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f you want to explore The Meaning of Life pop along to the free Alpha Introductory Supper at the Church of the Good Shepherd, Church Road, Mannings Heath on Monday, 24th January at 7.15pm. The Alpha course is relaxed, low key and friendly and gives an opportunity for anyone to explore the Christian faith. To book your place contact Tina Wiseman 01403 274226 or Sarah Jephcott 01403 891329.

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orsham Museum’s exhibition of ‘Horsham’s High Street’ has now started, and is open until 23rd April.

im Broadbent, Ruth Sheen and Lesley Manville star in Another Year, the next presentation from the Mary How Trust Film Society on Tuesday 25th January. The film is shown at West Chiltington Village Hall at 3pm and 7.30pm. Tickets cost £5 from 01798 877641

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ilted Scottish band Caledon bring their show, Take the Low Road, to the Capitol Theatre, Horsham, on Friday, 4th February.

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aura Stocker, 18, of Cherry Tree Close, Billingshurst, has been charged with causing death by careless driving following a collision at Wisborough Green on 7th August, 2010. She has been bailed to appear at Chichester Magistrates' Court on 21st January. It follows the collision on Lockswood Road in which 17year-old Kirsty Hicks died and two teenage boys were seriously injured.

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oted scholar, author and President of the UNESCO Association for Interfaith Dialogue Jaume de Marcos will visit Horsham to give a presentation on the subject of Michael Servetus. Servetus (above) was a 16th century Spanish theologian, physician, cartographer, and humanist whose universalist writings resulted in his execution by the Calvinists of Geneva. Mr de Marcos has written several books on the life and works of Michael Servetus and the presentation and will be made at Horsham Unitarian church on Sunday, 16th January at 10.30am.

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ld Collyerians' Association, which enables ex-students/staff, of both the College and the Grammar School as it was previously, to keep in

touch with each other in their later years, have decided to arrange a monthly social get-together. The OCA has booked the upper bar at Bar Vin in Horsham and will hold these events on the 1st Tuesday of each month, commencing on the 1st February. It's open to all ex students/staff and their partners whether members of the OCA or not and will start at 8pm.

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ulborough’s Blue Coconut Club, on Black Gate Lane, hosts Martyn WyndhamRead's show, 'Down The Lawson Track', on Thursday, 20th January at 8.30pm. Martyn Wyndham-Read's show gives a taste of the songs, stories and poems of Australian Henry Lawson. Tickets £8. For info call Jim Lee on 07771 966435

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uixote, well - Don Quixote, Live from The Bolshoi is at the Capitol theatre on Sunday, 6th March. Tickets to this new choreographic version by Alexei Fadeyechev and music by Ludwig Minkus, cost £15 from 750220.

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unners are being sought by Sussex Air Ambulance to raise vital funds for the life-

saving charity by taking part in this year’s Brighton Marathon. The 26-mile run takes place on April 10, with the deadline for registration being 4th February. Anyone interested should call fundraiser Cheryl Johnson on 07738 486633.

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hipley History Group is appealing for readers with any stories/ knowledge/ history they may have of Shipley which could be recorded on its archive and website. Anything - however small, will be of interest. The website address is http://shipleyhistory.wordpress.com and the blog contact is the Vice Chairman Claire Searle claireprospect@hotmail.com

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wo nurses who stopped to help at the scene of a road crash in which 79-year-old Rudgwick man Lloyd Russell died in December, are being sought by police. Officers have been unable to trace the two women who are thought to have given medical assistance at the scene of the collision on the A281 on 6 December. Police believe they may hold vital information which could help investigators. Anyone with information can call 0845 60 70 999 quoting Operation Wickland.

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nique and unusual gifts will be for sale at Southwater Craft and Gift Market’s Spring Fair, to be held on 13th March at Southwater Leisure Centre, at 11am-3pm. There will be many stalls selling wonderful gifts, including handmade and fashion jewellery, cakes, jams and chutneys, candles and melts, toys, gardening products and more. Vacancies are available and anyone interested should contact us at southwatercraftandgiftmarket@hotmail.co.uk or call 07956 629664

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oice from the Coal Shed’s Kaytie Harding has organised an Opera For Laughs workshop on Saturday, 29th January, 10am – 4pm, at St Leonards Church, Clarence Rd, Horsham. Absolutely no previous singing experience necessary; all are welcome at this liberating workshop. Cost £40, or £30 if you mention The Resident on booking. Call Kaytie on 07771 557865.

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itnesses are being sought to a collision on the A264 Crawley Road at Faygate on 6th January. A car and cyclist were in collision shortly before 5.25pm on the east bound carriageway and the 48-year-old cyclist from Crawley was left with serious injuries and remains in hospital in a stable condition. Anyone with information can contact Sussex Police on 0845 60 70 999 quoting serial 961 of 6/1

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Got a kid who has been locked in their bedroom with their new playstation 3 since Christmas day? It’s hard to force them outside while it’s wet, cold and half the other kids are ill, but you can kick start a fitter, healthier and happier 2011, Horsham children can sign up for a free, fun healthy lifestyle club that starts in January. Families who attend MEND (Mind, Exercise, Nutrition...Do it!) will learn how to eat more healthily, read food labels and make their weekly shop healthier and easier. The children also take part in fun physical activity sessions. MEND’s 10-week healthy living course will take place at The Pavilions In The Park, and is due to start on 24th January. Dan Peterson, MEND’s Programme Manager for Horsham, says: “Attending MEND is a great way to kick start a fitter, healthier and happier year for

the whole family. “MEND makes a real difference to children’s lives. Through encouraging them to be more active and choose healthier options – kids lose weight and their confidence increases. “It’s a fun, free way for families to improve their health and fitness. I would recommend it to any parent in Hor-

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trict Council is providing MEND free of charge to families in Horsham. MEND has helped over 20,000 families become fitter, healthier and happier and is aimed at children aged seven to 13 who are above a healthy weight. It consists of two hourly after-school sessions twice a week for ten weeks. Each session includes a one hour interactive workshop for children and parents, and a one hour fun physical activity session for the kids.

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Gary U.S Bonds and very special guest Ben E. King will be at the Capitol on Wednesday, 9th February in The Great American Songbook. Along with a stunning live band made up of the UK’s greatest musicians from the bands of Van Morrison, Eric Clapton, Steve Winwood, Jeff Beck, Jerry Lee Lewis, etc, this is an amazing night made up of some of the greatest soul songs ever written, performed by some of music’s most iconic performers.

‘it’s a fun, free way for families to improve their health’ their child’s weight and would like them to have a healthier start to 2011.” As a way to tackle childhood obesity locally Horsham Dis-

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Voicing the views World’s luckiest man of senior citizens Weird news from Planet Earth

A Chinese truck driver cheated death after his vehicle lost control on a bridge, flipped over the edge and ended up dangling over a 330ft drop. The lorry somehow managed to cling on to the concrete barrier, albeit upside down - thanks to a single punctured tyre and some torn sheet metal.

Rescuers plucked the driver to safety, never being entirely sure when the truck would fall.

Saudi Arabian security services have captured a vulture suspected of being a Mossad spy sent over by Israel. The bird, which was carrying a GPS transmitter and a tag from Tel Aviv University, strayed into Saudi Arabian territory, according to the Israeli daily Ma'ariv. Residents and reporters told Saudi Arabia's Al-Weeam news-

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Father at the age of 94 A 94-year-old farmer in India claims he has become the world's

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cil also responded to the Government’s green paper “Shaping the Future of Care Together” consultation and

Horsham District Council with the development of its Preparing for an Ageing Population Strategy.

Horsham has a growing and increasingly active population of people over 50 and facilities available to them. It also helped the Council with the update of the Older Persons’ Directory supported NHS West Sussex with its Pharmaceutical Needs Assessment. The Senior Persons’ Coun-

the Personal Care at Home consultation. Furthermore, it met with HYPER (Horsham Youth Council) to discuss its ideas for intergenerational activities. The Senior Persons’ Council is currently supporting

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Knight to remember at Camelot carnage Barns Green Players are hard at work preparing for this year’s production of King Arthur. The show is a comedy based at Camelot, a hilarious world of magical adventure – an Arthurian tale with a twist featuring King Arthur himself, Queen Guinevere, Lancelot and a host of baddies determined to replace Arthur as King. Rehearsals for the play have been going on the Village Hall every Tuesday and Wednesday night for several weeks now and the cast have been learning their lines, songs and dance routines. However, it is not just the cast who have been busy. Behind the scenes different teams have been working hard to produce the best costumes, props, scenery, sound, lighting and special effects. The costume team have to produce medieval dress for all 30 members of the cast as well as working with the technical team to develop all the

amazing special effects including a giant fire breathing Dragon. The scenery has also been specially designed for the production and once building of it is complete, the painting teams will move in to finish the job. It all adds up to a spectacular show full of colour, jokes, slapstick and great entertainment for children as well as adults. There are just 6 shows over two week-ends in January and tickets are on sale now. There is one show on Fri 14th and one on Fri 21st at 7.30pm, and two shows on Sat 15th and Sat 22nd at 2pm and 7.30pm. There is a bar at the venue open before the start of the show and at half time as well as a prize raffle and plenty of other surprises. Tickets are just £8 If you haven’t been to one of the Barns Green Players’ productions in the Village Hall it would be well worth coming along to see King Arthur.

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Floody nightmare During the summer, the Forum in Horsham is one of the most pleasant places to walk in town. But when it rains... Last June, work started to so solve the area’s flooding issues, in particular the problem of water penetration to the car park below the piazza. The work is still underway, but the issues at present still persist. On Tuesday morning water flooded down from the area near Blacks and affected the electrical supply to the Forum’s residential apartment building. The power supply was cut as two fire engines from Horsham fire station attended the scene

and used fans to disperse the smoke from the basement and access to the car park was sealed off during this process. Forum resident Julia Martin said on Tuesday: “Electrical power has still not been resumed to the East wing of the Forum and in it very cold in the apartments with people having to eat out and use candles to light their homes. “We have been told by the electrical companies that the power should be resumed by Thursday morning at the latest but with elderly residents and young families in the block, this is far from satisfactory and is just another sorry chapter in the Piazza disaster.”

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All aboard Travelstar

Tony Grace started his career 39 years ago as a coach driver for a national coach company, and after many years of providing a ‘second to none’ service for the company he worked for, he made the decision to become his own boss and start his own travel service business. Tony bought his first minibus in 2005 and ‘Travelstar’ was born. 5 years on and Travelstar has become one of the leading mini bus hiring services in West Sussex. With an impressive and ever growing fleet, and a reputation any business owner would be proud of, Tony couldn’t be happier. Based in Crawley, Travelstar’s fleet of 8, 16 and 28

seat modern minibuses are all licensed and insured, regularly serviced, VOSA approved and are equipped with every modern safety feature you would expect. All drivers are CRB checked for the carriage of children and vulnerable adults, as are couriers when provided. Travelstar is registered with Surrey and East and West Sussex County Councils and have contracts with WSCC Social Services for the regular transportation of elderly citizens. With a long list of services including Airport pick ups at Gatwick and Heathrow, overnight tours, sporting event transport, day trips, school runs, private hire for weddings, race days, theatre trips

and corporate events, there really isn’t anything Travelstar doesn’t do. They even sent a minibus to Italy to rescue some clients who where stranded due to last year’s Icelandic ash cloud. “There are no distance restrictions on trips, including continental European destinations” adds Tony “we’re also very happy to provide our experience and guidance for customers in the planning of any minibus travel”, he continues, “we provide a reliable service for lone and group travellers with an unrivalled, professional and efficient service. Many of our clients use our services time and time again, which is testimony in itself”. Whilst business is booming

and Travelstar has established itself well as a minibus hiring and travel service, Tony has aspirations to grow the business further. 2011 will see the start of Travelstar’s ‘Days Out Tours’ with the first one commencing on the 15th March to the Ideal Homes Show followed by Mothers Day Lunch on the 31st March. For the tours Travelstar will be using their new 28 seat luxury Mercedes-Benz Toro

buses, with full air conditioning, 3 point harness seat belts, and spacious interior. You will be accompanied by a female escort who will cater for your needs whilst on the tour. The Ideal Homes Show tour will start from Horsham Station and take you to and from the exhibition. The cost of the tickets are £30 per head return which includes the entrance fee to the exhibition. The Mothers Day Tour will again start from Horsham

TRAVELSTAR New tours for 2011 aboard our new 28 seater minibus! Ideal Home Show

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Includes travel, pub carvery lunch, shopping spree in Lewes, female escort.

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Meet at Horsham Train Station

Train Station and leisurely transport you through the Sussex countryside before stopping off at a country pub for spot of lunch. You will then be whisked away to the historical town of Lewes for some retail therapy. The ticket price is £24 per head. To book your ticket call 01293 612583 or visit www. travelstargatwick.co.uk for further information. An advertising promotion by The Resident

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Horsham Born... & Bread! Local Horsham lads Dan Breden and Joby Hardman have joined forces with The Sussex Business Partnership to create a business to support Sussex based diners and restaurateurs’. eatsaver.com is a website that will offer local independent pubs, restaurants & take aways the opportunity to showcase their businesses and any offers or events they are planning. Equally diners will be able to look at everything Horsham and the surrounding areas have to offer and make informed choices about the type and value of food they want. The site, eatsaver.com, will build into more than just a traditional “offer” site and will develop into a one stop

food forum to enable people to place reviews, ideas and to debate food and dining issues. It will also act as a vehicle through which restaurateurs’ and landlords can sound out ideas and gain feedback. So why did they do this? Joby Hardman said “Over the past 12 months we have noted, as fellow users of other discount websites, the areas that we feel they could improve on or the users could find useful.” The guys quickly developed their idea into a reality to be part of a rapidly growing industry. After months of planning and getting the right team of people together they pitched their idea to local Business Angel Tim Breden (or Dad as Dan likes to call him) and they secured the investment needed from the Sussex Business Partnership to create their vision and a website worthy of delivering it. I asked Tim Breden, previously the Operations Director at Kate’s Cakes and now an investor in many Sussex based businesses, what did this proposition have in it that attracted him? He is clearly no pushover so why this idea and why now? “It’s a great improvement of a tested business model

and it’s designed to help small businesses. Dan and Joby are very focused on the need to provide a complete service and have the drive and determination to do just that. I don’t make sentimental investments and truly believe these guys can and will deliver a first class site which will help and support local pubs and restaurants”. Their research demonstrated that it was hard to get a definitive guide of where there is to eat in a given town; so the first aim was to have one site that will give all this information. Secondly, they noticed that the competition mainly focused on the big chains.

Coming from an independent business background they wanted to make sure that they worked closely with all the independents; offering great service whilst providing complete customer choice. They had a desire to tailor their site to the independent making it as interactive and usual for them as possible. They have also taken the brave step of not just delivering discount vouchers, traditionally used to track sales to each establishment, but to allow restaurants to showcase in other ways. When asked to encapsulate what it’s really all about Dan Breden said “It’s for deals on meals, you just find whatever tickles your taste buds, print the promotion and savour the savings at eatsaver.com!” … Text book marketing some would say! For more information on how to get listed you can contact the guys by phone 01403 287564, or drop us an email on info@eatsaver.com

Let’s hope this venture becomes yet another Horsham business success story.

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Box Office 01403 750220 www.thecapitolhorsham.com BARNSTORMERS COMEDY Sunday 16 January 7.30pm More comedy in The Studio with another trio of top acts from the London Circuit. Confirmed for this month are spirited Naz Osmanoglu, cheeky Simon Fox and loveable Eddy Brimson. Ballet Broadcast from The Bolshoi in the Cinema

CLASS CONCERT AND GISELLE Sunday 23 January 4pm Class concert is a ballet in one act on the theme of a ballet lesson, whilst Giselle recounts the moving story of a peasant girl whose everlasting love transcends death.

THE BIG CHRIS BARBER BAND Sunday 6 February 7.30pm Chris Barber leads his 11-piece band, with its 7 strong front line, in an evening of exciting and often moving Jazz and Blues music. Thursday 27 - Sunday 30 January Using actors and ground-breaking 3D special effects, historical figures and events come to life and hover at ! ast gf your fingertips! Two astounding shows that are n i ell ss guaranteed to thrill you and your children. ket Tic

THE GREAT AMERICAN SOUL BOOK Wednesday 9 February 7.30pm Starring Gary U.S Bonds and very special guest Ben E. King, along with a stunning live band in an amazing night made up of some of the greatest soul songs ever written.

GA GA Friday 11 February 8pm See the nationally acclaimed Queen tribute band performing live with the sound and visuals that made Queen such a live phenomenon.

WE’RE GOING ON A BEAR HUNT LIVE ON STAGE TAKE THE LOW ROAD Friday 4 February 8pm Scotland’s top vocal and kilted group, Caledon present a highly entertaining evening of Scottish fun and wonderful songs. Including everything from Auld Lang Syne, Scotland the Brave and Moon River.

Monday 14 & Tuesday 15 February 1.30pm & 4.30pm Michael Rosen’s ever popular story is brought vividly and noisily to life on stage. Look out for the gigantic swishy swashy grass, the splishy splashy river and the thick oozy mud-fight!

CINEMA Friday 14 - Thursday 20 January 127 Hours (15) DIGITAL Fri, Mon- Thu 6pm & 8.30pm, Plus 2.30pm Wed Sat & Sun 2.30pm, 5.30pm & 8pm

A NIGHT AT THE OPERA Saturday 5 February 7.30pm London Festival Opera present a thrilling programme of works by Verdi, Puccini, Mozart, Rossini and more, preformed by world class artists who have appeared with major opera companies including The Royal Opera, English National Opera and Glyndebourne Festival Opera.

The Next Three Days (12A) DIGITAL Daily 5pm & 7.45pm, Plus 2pm Sat, Sun & Wed Horsham Film Society present Jan Le Premier Jour du Reste de ta Vie (15) Mon 8pm Now Booking and Showing from Friday 21 January…. The Kings Speech (12A) & The Tourist (12A)


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news The Next Three Days Life seems perfect for John Brennan until his wife, Lara, is arrested for a gruesome murder she says she didn't commit. John devises an elaborate escape plot to save his suicidal wife Stars: Russell Crowe, Liam Neeson, Brian Dennehy, Moran Atias - 20th Jan

127 Hours Centres on Aron Ralston, an American climber whose arm got trapped under a boulder while hiking in Utah, and who, after waiting five days, decided the only chance he had for survival was to amputate his own arm. Stars: James Franco, Amber Tamblyn - 20th Jan

Michael Gattrell General Manager The Capitol

Mummy, help! Beware! Ruthless Romans and Awful Egyptians are storming The Capitol at the end of the month! Birmingham Stage Company’s productions of Horrible Histories Ruthless Romans and Awful Egyptians are currently rampaging through Britain and will be playing at The Capitol from Thursday, 27th January to Sunday, 30th January. Both shows use actors and amazing Bogglevision 3D effects, helping the audience to feel what it was like to actually live in Roman Britain or Ancient Egypt. These two shows are adapted from Terry Deary’s best selling Horrible Histories books which are currently in its second series on BBC TV. Terry Deary is the world's best selling non-fiction author for children and one of the most popular children’s authors in the country. He has written over 140 books, which have been translated into 30 different languages from China to Brazil. In Ruthless Romans you’ll find out how the Romans made

murder into a sport in the Colosseum with more fouls than a Premiership football match! You’ll see eight evil emperors, killer kings, gory gladiators and grim ghouls! With incredible Bogglevision effects you’ll feel what it was really like to be a Roman soldier in the greatest army ever seen, fighting fierce battles against hordes of grotty Celts – but watch out for those flaming arrows whizzing straight for your head! In Awful Egyptians you’ll learn the truth of Tutankhamen and his creepy curse and find out the fearsome facts about phabulous pharaohs, mean mummies and gruesome grave robbers. You’ll see how the Egyptians really lived 5000 years ago – how dead bodies were turned into mummies and how the huge pyramids were built. Dare you enter through the Gates of the Afterlife? Beware the Evil Eye of Horus - has it got its eye on you? Families in Horsham must not miss out on this awful chance to travel back in time.

Tickets are selling fast so book yours now and treat your whole family to a great show – both funny and historically informative and discover all the really ‘yucky’ bits of history that teachers and serious books never tell you! To be enjoyed by everyone

from 5 to 105. And don’t forget your mummy!

Tickets cost £12 (children £10, schools £8) from The Capitol Horsham Box Office on 01403 750220 or visit www.thecapitolhorsham.com for more information

Thursday saw the start of our spring theatre season with the return of Ian Dickens Productions with the Peter Gordon play Murdered to Death (below). This is with us until Saturday night so there is still a chance to see it. Advanced bookings for many shows are proving to be very good, so be sure to book early to avoid disappointment. Current hot sellers with limited seats remaining are Horrible Histories, Barbara Dickson, Chris Packham A Wild Life Exposed (above) and Fire-

man Sam Live. This season we have introduced ballet to our programme of ‘live via satellite’ performances. Along with operas screened live from The Metropolitan Opera, New York and the National Theatre Live programme, you can now enjoy selected ballets screened live from The Bolshoi Theatre, Moscow in the cinema, the first being Class Concert and Giselle on Sunday, 23rd January.

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What a wonderful town! My inspiration to get through the dog days of January is to imagine the places I would like to visit this year, and top of my list is the city that never sleeps and where the pavements make you feel brand new, according to a recent popular song. The energy and vibe of Time Square is enough to re-energise the weariest of souls and the snow only adds to the fun. Janine Lowe, our feng shui expert, has advised us to put a ‘wish board’ up in the north west area of our homes, to create the climate for dreams and aspirations to come true, so I have put a picture of the skyline of New York on the top. I have visited it twice before and the image of the

statue of Liberty against a backdrop of the sunset is one that imprints on the memory for a long time. We have an American theme running through our feature this week as it is officially the start of the Prom preparation period. There is a truth, universally acknowledged that despite economic gloom, all over England, sixteen year old girls will be dreaming of their prom dresses and mothers will be constantly beleagured by requests to buy said dress. Unusually, the teenagers are right this time, as planning is essential for what has now become the highlight of a young girl’s life. The increasing popularity of the Prom has been fuelled by American television and now

all girls expect to have their day complete with dress, hair do, nails and make-up fit for the red carpet. The dress is all important and to ensure individuality, it has to be secured early as no one wants someone else to beat them to the dress of their dreams! The Make Up Box Studio can provide the ideal way to create a Hollywood look with their stylist and make up artists and they can advise on colours and hair styling for the complete glamour look. Having seen the T.V programme “Shooting the Stars” this week where Hollywood photographs of famous film stars were recreated by a contemporary photographer, it is amazing what can be achieved by the judicious use of make-up

and styling. My favourite was of the Hollywood star, Jane Russell, the voluptuous raven haired actress who was modelled by a slight blonde haired girl, who with the addition of “chicken fillet” padding, a dark wig and make-up, she looked just like the original. I have been invited to have the star treatment by the Make-up Box so I hope to share the results with you soon! Enjoy, and remember Spring is not far away!

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Feng Shui is the ancient Chinese art which explores the use of the five elements; fire, earth, water, wood and metal in a space. Janine gives us advice on how to optimise our chances of a happy and successful 2011 further this week. “This is the time of year to have a positive visualisation board for the future year. You can use a cork board and pin on pictures of your dreams. You can depict an ideal relationship; your perfect holiday destination and a desired career opportunity . A positive image of a healthly lifestyle and a cheque made out to yourself for your

dream wage or lucky bonus can yield surprising results as the theory is that the Universe conspires to fulfil your deepest wishes if you imagine them. A great night in can be had cutting out of magazines, copying, pasting and printing them from your computer! Place the visualtion board in the North West area which is the area of Helpful people. Use one of your auspcious days to hang the board will add to the good chi. Check my site for your auspicious days and times. A short story for people who are trying to find love. One of my clients employed me to find her the perfect house to meet

a potential partner. We looked at many properties and finally found one with a door that opened on the South West. The lady in question moved in just before Christmas and she has had a stream of ex- boyfriends turn up asking her to give their relationships another try. She asked me what I thought and I said just wait a bit longer, the door was meant for someone new and not men from your past! She has now been on three dates with a new guy and I can certainly say she is having fun!” Is he the One? We will have to wait and see!

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Hair Beauty Food Fusion | 4 Park Place, Horsham | 01403 264853 | www.fusionhorsham.co.uk We are delighted to bring the Aveda experience, treatments and products closer to you Aveda provides beauty professionals and consumers with high performance botanically based hair care, skin care, body care and make-up products, up to 99% naturally derived* hair colour, spa treatments and salon services.

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A different approach One of the leading Eco brands in hair and beauty ‘Aveda’ has just launched in Horsham. Aveda has been around for over 30 years and strongly believe in producing products with low impact on the world and using plant and mineral based ingredients that are either organic or of sustainable stock. Aveda don’t test on animals and support world events by participating in ‘Earth Month’, where the proceeds all go to charity. Fusion opened on Wednesday the 5th January 2011 and offer an eat in or take away sandwich shop. From the locally sourced homemade cakes, pies and breads to organic soups and drinks, everything has been throughly researched for the quality and taste experience. Free wifi is also available to customers. Fusion hair and beauty is on the first floor at 4 Park Place, found behind the Waitrose car park. All the hairdressers and beauty therapists are highly skilled in their field and brand new to Horsham, all working together as part of a team to create a different approach to your hair and beauty experience. Firstly, you are not rushed through for high turn around, you are treated as a guest and

as such you will be totally looked after. A stress relieving shoulder, neck and scalp massage is carried out before shampooing and you will experience a relaxing hand massage while your colour is developing. Wind down in the relaxation area where you will find the latest magazines, and if you’re feeling hungry you can have lunch to enjoy, knowing that it is locally

sourced, fresh and of the highest quality. The beauty therapists at Fusion offer a holistic approach to all beauty treatments, tailored on how you feel and your total well-being. From facials to massage to manicures to pedicures, your appointment with Fusion is all about you, and you are guaranteed to leave feeling relaxed and pampered.


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Water stewardess Emily wishes you a pleasant and water efficient day and suggests:

Water resources in the South East are under stress. Southern Water is installing water meters to reduce demand, protect the environment and help our carbon footprint Find out when your meter is coming at

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Horsham detached family home for sale

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Latest list of council’s planning applications

Badgers is wildlife haven Guy Leonard & Company is pleased to bring to the market a most attractive and very well presented five bedroom family home in Hampers Lane, Storrington. The property is situated in the popular lanes area of Storrington in a semi-rural location yet convenient for the amenities of Storrington village centre. Badgers Copse offers flexible accommodation and is set in approx-

imately one acre of garden and grounds. Internally the ground floor comprises a spacious entrance hall with doors leading to the well-fitted kitchen/breakfast room, utility room, two reception rooms and a door leading to an inner hall with access to a guest room with ensuite shower room, three further bedrooms and a family bathroom. On the first floor is the principal bedroom with a Juliet balcony en-

joying views over the rear garden and a separate shower room. A door from the landing leads to a walk-in loft area. Externally the property benefits from a sweeping driveway with lawns either side leading to the detached double garage with storage over. Landscaped gardens to the rear provide a haven for wildlife. We highly recommend an internal inspection of the property to

appreciate the spacious and flexible accommodation that it has to offer. The property is being offered for sale with a Guide Price of £725,000 for the freehold interest.

For further information or an appointment to view, please contact Guy Leonard & Company on 01903 742354 or visit www.guyleonard.co.uk

Rise in rents?

People who live in rented accommodation may soon have to fork out more cash, as a new survey has revealed 41% of landlords in the private rented sector plan to increase the amount they charge. According to the report from The Paragon Group, 45%of respondents also forecast growing demand by consumers in 2011. A total of 55%of those quizzed admitted they plan to keep leasing costs at their current levels, while 4% noted they will reduce the amount. Chief executive of the organisation Nigel Terrington said proprietors are in a "strong position" at the moment because demand outstripped supply in 2010 and that trend looks set to continue in 2011. “There continues to be a lack of finance available in the UK mortgage market, meaning that many potential buyers are opting to rent instead,” he added. And operations director at the Association of Residential Letting Agents Ian Potter also recently claimed more individuals will be looking to rent this year.

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Ross Attwood BA (hons) Partner Harper James

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Who can I direct my property-related questions or queries to who will provide me with genuine, unbiased straight-forward advice?

From now on, you are very welcome to contact myself.

Having recently become a partner at HarperJames Estate Agents, I now have access to over 80 years of experience to draw upon from within the dedicated team at this dynamic and professional company.

So rather than allowing me to simply fill this column with advice I think you may need, why not contact me directly with any market or propertyrelated questions that you would like answers to. It can be as simple or as complicated as you wish, and I will do my very best to give you sane and sensible advice. I am here every fortnight and am very much looking forward to helping to answer your queries so please email me at rossattwood@harper-james. co.uk marking the subject ‘Ask the Expert’. In the meantime, may all us of at Harper-James take this opportunity of wishing you a very happy and healthy New Year.

Harper James Land & Property The Old Post Office, Worthing Road. Southwater West Sussex RH13 1RD 01403 732727 www.harper-james.co.uk

Simon Rollison Broker Consultant Mercier Allen

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I’m a first time buyer, how can I improve my chances of obtaining a mortgage?

Many potential home owners believe that 2011 could be a good time to purchase their first property. With house prices reducing to levels not seen for many years and interest rates at record lows, the assumption would appear correct. Job security is obviously a concern for some, but the main stumbling block could be securing the funding. I don’t expect the recent rise in VAT to have an adverse effect on the housing market lenders are still more concerned with the risk of lending and the price of money on the swap markets. At present Banks and Building Societies are adverse to any type of excessive financial risk. They are also acutely aware that the advice of the FSA is for lenders to be responsible in their lending. No one wants to see a repeat of the banking crisis and in my opinion we are not going to see the return of volume lending at 95% for many months, or even years to come. This all poses a problem for a first time buyer. On the risk front the lender can’t refer back to a track record of mortgage payments and even if you have been renting proving affordability of mortgage payments can still be difficult. On the deposit front (especially with house prices in West Sussex being above the country average) a greater emphasis is placed on the size of the deposit and also how it has been accumulated. However, there are many things that first time buyers can do, to improve their chances of a mortgage application being accepted. Firstly is your deposit. The larger the deposit the less risk to the lender, so the better your chances of the application being accepted next and very importantly is your Credit Score. Make sure all current financial commitments are up to date and paid on time. Also the conduct of your bank account make sure there are no refused direct debits or bounced cheques. Ideally, make sure the balance is in credit, but certainly never over an agreed overdraft limit. Your employment history is also important. The more stable your employment history the better. Somebody that has only been in their job for three months will be deemed high risk. Next is the Voters Roll. Make sure you are registered at your current address. The fewer addresses you have lived at in the past three years, the better. Finally your documentation. Make sure you can provide evidence of all income’s that you receive. Also have at least two forms of identification and at least three months bank statements available at the time of your application. In summary First Time Buyers are having applications granted by Banks and Building Societies, but applying to the right bank in the right way is of paramount importance. For further information and advice about any mortgage requirement, please contact me on 01403 268562. Alternatively if you would like to ask a question, please e-mail info@mercierallen. co.uk. Please note that this article does not constitute as advice, anyone seeking independent advice should contact an independent financial adviser. Mercier Allen and Associates Limited is an Appointed Representative of IN Partnership the trading name of the On-Line Partnership Limited which is authorised and regulated by the Financial Services Authority.

If you would like to ask our panel of industry experts a question, please send an email to: asktheexperts@the-resident.co.uk

Mercier Allen 43 – 44 Carfax, Horsham. West Sussex RH12 1EQ 01403 268562 www.mercierallen.co.uk

Duncan Jagger MRICS Chartered Surveyor Harper James

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My wife and I are buying a 1970’s detached house in Billingshurst. We are having a mortgage valuation, but do we also need a RICS Homebuyers survey?

Failing to have a survey could cost more than you bargained for. The Royal Institute or Chartered Surveyors (RICS) recommends all homebuyers should have a survey before purchasing property, whether it is a house or flat. Homebuyers in England are facing bills for thousands of pounds by failing to have a sufficient survey of their property before purchase, according to new research from RICS. The research identified that a quarter of all homebuyers who only had a mortgage valuation report had to make unplanned building works to their property after purchase. On average, the bill for these works, such as damp proofing or repairing a roof, came to £1,800 – but the cost can be much higher. Home surveys help buyers make informed decisions on whether to go ahead with buying a property, before legally committing themselves. Despite their importance, many buyers remain confused about surveys. A mortgage valuation report is often wrongly assumed to be a building survey. Actually, it is purely an indication of the property’s value for loan purposes, prepared for the lender, not the purchaser. Most importantly, it won’t uncover any potential problems. However, when questioned, 58 per cent of respondents wrongly believed a valuation report included the building’s condition, including searching for damp and structural movement. A further 31 per cent were mistakenly under the impression it included advice on any legal issues a solicitor should investigate. Even if you are paying for a mortgage valuation report, RICS still recommends you arrange a survey with your own surveyor. There are two options available; an RICS Homebuyer Report, which provides an inspection and report on the property’s condition, plus a valuation. A building survey is more detailed, and may be the best option if the property is in a bad state of repair, has been significantly altered, or if you are planning a major conversion or renovation. A survey might just be able to help you get a better deal on your property, too. 76 per cent of those questioned agreed that a more comprehensive survey could potentially allow you to negotiate a better deal with the seller. In difficult economic times like this it makes sense to ensure you are getting the best possible value when purchasing a property. No one wants to find a nasty surprise down the line, or pay over the odds for a property that needs lots of work. A survey not only gives you a price valuation, but also a detailed report of the state of the property. Armed with this information you are in a much stronger position to decide whether to proceed with the purchase, or negotiate a better deal. If you would like to ask a question or receive more information about the different survey option that are available then please either call me on 01403 732727 or simply e-mail info@harperjames.co.uk

Harper James Land & Property The Old Post Office, Worthing Road. Southwater West Sussex RH13 1RD 01403 732727 www.harper-james.co.uk


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Inaugural auction for Brock Taylor Although 2010 has been a challenging year for a large number of local businesses, Horsham based Brock Taylor celebrated the end of the year by collecting the award for best estate agent in West Sussex at the International Property Awards held at the Lancaster Hotel, Hyde Park. Following this latest triumph the company launched their brand new website (www.brocktaylor.co.uk) and then announced that they would be creating their own auction department. The date for their first auction has been confirmed as March 2nd and will be held at the Cisswood House Hotel, Brighton Road, Lower Beeding. This exciting new initiative for the company is already generating significant interest, with both local and national lots already confirmed –many of which will provide excellent investment potential and generous yields. However the company is

now actively seeking additional property to feature in the inaugural event – which is guaranteed to generate a high level of interest in both the local & regional media. Company Director, Peter Maskell commented “We are really excited about launching our auction department as it is a natural addition to our rapidly expanding business and offers potential sellers a real alternative to the large London sales. “Especially as all of our

properties will be promoted by The Essential Information Group, which has a database of over 70,000 investment buyers and is the UK’s premier auction resource, in addition to our own extensive local & national marketing campaign. “This means our properties are guaranteed of generating massive exposure and underlines our credibility in this new field.” Peter added: “In the current climate more sellers are considering selling by auction as it

an excellent medium for a sure and certain sale – as once the hammer falls the sale has exchanged! “This means that a high number of solicitors recommend auctions as the best way to sell probate property although it also suits a wide variety of property types including those needing refurbishment or with development potential, land – with or without planning, commercial property, freehold investments and flats with short leases to name but a few.” So if you have a property that is stuck on the market or you believe you have a potential auction lot then there is still time to enter it into this exciting event as the closing date for new entries is the 1st February.

For all auction enquiries please contact James Brock on 01403 272022 or email jamesbrock@brocktaylor.co.uk

Bungalow located in downland village

Guy Leonard & Company is delighted to bring to the market a well presented detached bungalow with south facing garden situated in a tucked away position within conservation area in the downland village of Washington. Wayside, in Chanctonbury Close, is deceptively spacious and is approached over its own private driveway providing parking for several vehicles. This well presented bungalow comprises three bedrooms, a re-fitted bath-

room, an attractive sitting room with log burning stove, well fitted kitchen and double glazed conservatory. Externally the property benefits from an enclosed south facing rear garden. The property is being offered for sale with a Guide Price of £379,950 for the freehold interest.

For further information or an appointment to view, please contact Guy Leonard & Company on 01903 742354 or visit www.guyleonard.co.uk

Busy times for the rental market Kathy Taylor

If the lettings market in Horsham during 2010 could be summed up in a single sentence it would be “Too many people wanting to rent – not enough properties to go round!” So says Kathy Taylor, senior branch manager of Leaders Ltd, specialists in residential property letting and management. According to Leaders, tenant demand was strong all year, particularly for good quality two and three bedroom houses. Despite the disparity in demand and supply, tenants remained choosy over the standard of properties – as in previous years the key to a quick let in 2010 was good location and presentation. Properties in good condition, with tasteful, neutral

décor, quality carpets/flooring, modern kitchens and bathrooms, and gas central heating, have been attracting tenants. In terms of location, properties within walking distance of the town centre and mainline station remain very popular, as well as those situated north of the town centre offering good road links to the M23, M25, Crawley and Gatwick Airport. In numerous cases rents have increased over the year and with a strong tenant demand it is an ideal market for buy to let landlords. So, what will 2011 bring? It is difficult to see how the picture can change significantly from 2010 – ie strong demand. “The cost of getting together all the up-front costs to buy a property for the first time are beyond most peoples reach and because of this it is not difficult to see why renting remains such a popular choice” says Kathy. “Equally, renting is a convenient, flexible option that suits the lifestyle of many – from the single young professional to older couples and families.” Leaders believe 2011 will be another busy year!

Oaktree Way home for sale Mapp & Company have been instructed to sell a detached, three bedroom house overlooking a green at Oaktree Way just north of Horsham town centre. The house is beautifully presented by the current owners and as there is no ongoing chain a new purchaser can literally move

straight in. Mica Marlow, negotiator at Mapp & Company commented: “There are many buyers in rented who want to secure a chain free move whilst house prices remain low. This property, priced at £330,000 represents excellent value and will sell quickly now The New Year

market is upon us.” The house was built in the 1990s and features a large “L” shaped lounge, fitted kitchen/breakfast room. There is an en-suite shower room as well as the usual cloakroom and family bathroom. Outside there is hardstanding and an attached

garage. The gardens are attractively landscaped with the rear garden measuring about 40’x 30’.

Details are available from Mapp & Company’s office or online at www.mappandco.co.uk


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SOUTHWATER

£499,950

A superbly presented and attractive four bedroom detached Sussex Farmhouse style home set on one of the most sought after streets in Southwater. The property is finished to a very high standard throughout and comprises an entrance porch, spacious entrance hall, cloakroom, study, 22’ lounge, conservatory, kitchen/breakfast room, utility room, master bedroom with ensuite, three further bedrooms, 13’ family bathroom, large landscaped secluded rear garden and garage.

HORSHAM

£259,950

SOUTHWATER

£369,950

HORSHAM

SOUTHWATER

£239,950

A superbly presented and deceptively spacious three bedroom family home situated on a corner plot in a quiet cul-de-sac location in the sought after Comptons Lane area and within walking distance of local amenities. Comprises entrance hall, 14ft lounge, modern kitchen opening onto dining room, conservatory/family room, 14’ master bedroom, two further bedrooms, modern family bathroom, double glazing, GCH, secluded rear garden and garage.

HORSHAM

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OIRO £229,950

SOUTHWATER

£210,000

An attractive and well presented two/three bedroom home situated in a small cul de sac location on an executive development in Southwater. Comprising entrance hall, 14ft lounge, 14ft kitchen/diner, two generously proportioned bedrooms currently been converted into three bedrooms, modern bathroom, rear garden, GCH, double glazing and own driveway providing ample parking.

£299,950

Guide Price of £329,950 - £299,950. A well presented double fronted extended four bedroom period family home, offering spacious and versatile accommodation. Comprising an entrance hall, cloakroom, lounge, dining room, 23’ family room, recently refitted kitchen, utility room, four bedrooms, family bathroom, generously sized rear garden and off street parking. No Chain.

Address Estate Agents are pleased to be offering this superb opportunity to purchase a well presented two bedroom family home with PLANNING PERMISSION TO BUILD ANOTHER TWO BEDROOM PROPERTY NEXT DOOR (Planning Consent No:DC/10/1236 38). Current home comprises entrance hall, lounge, modern kitchen/diner, conservatory/family room, two bedrooms, modern bathroom, extremely large garden, garage, double glazing, GCH and off street parking.

An immaculately presented and superbly decorated three bedroom home. This property comprises an entrance lobby and hall, cloakroom, 14’ refitted kitchen/breakfast room with integrated appliances, 15’ lounge, three bedrooms all with fitted wardrobes, modern bathroom, landscaped rear garden and off street parking. NO CHAIN

BROADBRIDGE HEATH

A well presented five bedroom detached family home set on a generously sized plot close to local village amenities. This property comprises an entrance hall, cloakroom, 16’ lounge, dining room, kitchen, family room, five bedrooms, two bathrooms, large secluded rear garden, garage and ample off street parking.

£227,950

An attractive four double bedroom character cottage offering a wealth of period features, set in a popular part of Horsham within walking distance of Littlehaven train station and of Millais School. Comprising 14’ lounge, 13’ dining room, kitchen, inner lobby, family bathroom, three double bedrooms, bedroom four/study, potential room for ensuite, delightful 120 ft secluded rear garden, GCH and possible scope for off street parking. No Chain

HORSHAM

£189,950

A rarely available one bedroom ground floor retirement apartment, built by McCarthy & Stone, situated in a modern development within walking distance of Horsham Town Centre. Comprising entrance hall with entry system, 19’ lounge/dining room, fully fitted kitchen, 19’ bedroom, bathroom and to include all carpets, curtains and light fittings. Other residents facilities include communal laundry, 24 hour emergency Careline system, communal gardens, guest suite, house manager and lift to all floors.

£239,950

An immaculately presented and attractive two double bedroom spacious home situated in a quiet cul de sac location on a sought after executive development in the village of Southwater. This property offers good scope for extension with a large loft space and ample plot size (STPP). Comprising entrance hall, 19’ lounge/diner, modern kitchen, two double bedrooms, modern family bathroom, landscaped and secluded rear garden, double glazing throughout, GCH and generously proportioned driveway.

HORSHAM

£225,000

A well refurbished three/four bedroom house set in a quiet location close to all Southwater village amenities. Comprising entrance hall, 22’5’ lounge/dining room, 14’5’ superb modern kitchen, conservatory, three bedrooms, refitted modern family bathroom, 17’ loft room, double glazing, rear garden, gas central heating and no ongoing chain.

HORSHAM

£179,950

A well presented and spacious purpose built modern two bedroom apartment situated in a quiet cul de sac location within walking distance of Horsham town centre and mainline train station. Comprising entrance hall, 19ft lounge/diner, modern kitchen, 14ft master bedroom with ensuite, one further bedroom, family bathroom, double glazing, GCH and allocated parking. Long Lease.

SOUTHWATER

£275,000

A well presented and spacious versatile family home set within walking distance of Southwater village amenities. Comprising entrance hall, cloakroom, 15’ family room, study/bedroom four, 19’ lounge, 20’ kitchen/ breakfast room, 15’ conservatory, three bedrooms and a modern family bathroom to the first floor. Outside there is a delightful good sized garden and a driveway providing ample off street parking. Double glazing and GCH. No chain.

SOUTHWATER

£237,500

A well presented three bedroom family home situated within walking distance of Southwater Country Park and other village amenities. This property benefits from a entrance hall, 14’ lounge, dining room, refitted kitchen, three bedrooms, family bathroom, double glazing, GCH, delightful rear garden, garage and large driveway providing ample off street parking.

SOUTHWATER

£222,000

A well presented three bedroom family home, which benefits from a large secluded garden, situated in a quiet cul de sac location within walking distance of village amenities. Comprising entrance porch, 16’ lounge, dining room, modern kitchen, conservatory, three bedrooms, refitted bathroom, GCH, double glazing throughout and two allocated parking spaces.

HORSHAM

£129,950

A well presented and modernised one bedroom purpose built first floor maisonette located in a quiet cul de sac in the village of Broadbridge Heath. Private entrance hall, spacious 21’ lounge/ diner, newly refitted modern kitchen, inner lobby, master bedroom, modern bathroom, allocated parking and rear communal gardens.

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www.kingandchasemore.co.uk Upper Beeding

£335,000

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WE CAN EXPOSE YOUR PROPERTY NOT JUST LOCALLY, BUT ALSO TO THE LONDON MARKET THROUGH OUR LEADING AND DEDICATED LONDON OFFICES. WE ARE PROUD TO BE GOLD AWARD WINNERS AT THE ESTATE AGENCY AWARDS AND PRIDE OURSELVES ON SERVICE TO OUR CUSTOMERS. WHY NOT GIVE US A CALL AND TALK TO OUR PROFESSIONAL AND FRIENDLY STAFF WHO WOULD BE HAPPY TO OFFER YOU A FREE, NO OBLIGATION MARKET APPRAISAL OF YOUR HOME AND PROVIDE YOU WITH UP TO DATE ADVICE ON THE CURRENT MARKET CONDITIONS.

NEED AN AGENT THAT GETS RESULTS? CALL US NOW ON A spacious and very well presented, modern detached four bedroom family home situated in this sought after location of Upper Beeding. The property has a fantastic re-fitted kitchen which has been well designed and thought out by the current vendors. Up stairs there are four bedrooms and a contemporary style re-fitted bathroom with plenty of storage. This family home is well located for local schools and shops and is a short drive from Steyning’s High Street and Shoreham with its railway station providing rail services to London Victoria.

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A modern three bedroom semi-detached house, backing west onto fields with far reaching views to the rear. Situated in a cul-de-sac position in this small village between Henfield and Upper Beeding. The village has a convenience store and post office, village hall, bus services and pub. South of Small Dole lie the South Downs and to the West the River Adur. The house comprises entrance porch leading to entrance hall, cloakroom, lounge with an open fire place, separate kitchen/dining room with patio doors to the garden. Upstairs there are three bedrooms and a bathroom. Outside there is a long driveway to the side of the property with parking space for several vehicles and garage. The rear garden backs onto fields with distant views towards the South Downs.

A very well presented three bedroom semi-detached house situated in the sought after area of Steyning which is within walking distance of local schools, bus routes and Steyning High Street with its excellent range of unique shops. The property benefits from having a good sized Conservatory leading on to a southerly aspect rear garden. To the front there is off road parking for one vehicle.

A well presented three bedroom semi-detached house situated in Upper Beeding with good access to local schools, shops and the main A27/A23 trunk roads. The property also benefits from having a garage.

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O.I.E.O. £130,000

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A modern cottage style two bedroom terraced house with conservatory, in a culde-sac on the outskirts of Steyning, within about a mile of the picturesque High Street of this sought after country town.

Situated in the heart of the village of Small Dole, is this well presented two bedroom ground floor flat with modern re-fitted kitchen and bathroom. The property benefits from having communal gardens, an allocated private parking space as well as visitor parking, good access to main A23 and A27 trunk roads. The mainline station is at Shoreham with services to London Victoria.

***NO CHAIN*** A well presented one bedroom ground floor flat situated on the High Street in Partridge Green with private allocated parking and approximately 104 years remaining on the lease.

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www.kingandchasemore.co.uk Storrington

£499,500

A beautifully presented Mellow brick stone cottage style detached bungalow with spacious and versatile accommodation , located within 1/4 mile of Storrington Village centre offering traditional shops and community facilities. Access routes to A24 and Gatwick are within 2 miles.

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West Chiltington

Storrington

£292,950

A superbly presented four bedroom family home located in this cul de sac position delightfully situated backing onto open woodland. Features include sitting room/dining room, kitchen with integrated appliances, ground floor cloakroom, family bathroom, master bedroom with en suite facilities, gas heating via radiators, uPVC double glazed windows and garage.

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£425,000

Storrington

£387,500

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Storrington

£335,000

Offering spacious and versatile accommodation we offer for sale this four bedroom detached family home with an annexe providing extra accommodation which can easily be incorporated back into the property. Situated in the village of West Chiltington the property backs onto church land to the rear and an early viewing is recommended to appreciate the size and flexibility of the accommodation on offer.

A superbly presented four bedroom detached family home located in this quiet cul de sac position. Features include two reception rooms, superbly fitted kitchen/breakfast room, utility room and master bedroom with en suite facilities. Outside, the property benefits from a secluded west facing rear garden and double garage. The local shopping facilities at Storrington are close to hand with local junior and primary schools nearby. To the west lies the Village of Pulborough with its mainline railway station with direct links to London.

A spacious and versatile five bedroom family home with scope for a ground floor annexe. Located within this sought after area and backing onto National Trust Woodland the property also provides views across the village of Storrington.

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Storrington

£335,000

Storrington

£189,950

Storrington

£159,995

Ideally situated for the Village Centre, this three storey, four bedroom detached family home offers deceptively spacious accommodation. The rear garden overlooks the local Bowling Green. A garage and gravelled driveway offers off road parking.

This two double bedroom modern semi detached property is located in a residential area, less than a mile from the centre of Storrington village. Being well presented throughout and with a delightful rear garden, the house benefits from double glazing and a gas fired central heating system. There is a breakfast kitchen which opens onto a further side garden and the vendor informs us that they have been granted planning permission for a single storey extension here (to be verified). Internal viewing is highly recommended.

This two bedroom first floor flat is well presented and is located within the village of Storrington. A balcony offers a westerly aspect. There are communal gardens and the property benefits from a gas fired heating system. Internal viewing is highly recommended.

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SOUTHWATER £72,500 LEASEHOLD Available to Purchase at 50%, 75% or 100% of the Asking Price at £145,000 | Newly Built in Approximately 2005 | 'Paula Rosa' Fitted Kitchen

BROADBRIDGE HEATH £93,000 LEASEHOLD ** INVESTORS ONLY SOLD WITH TENANT INSITU ** Ground Floor Studio Apartment | Popular Village of Broadbridge Heath |

HORSHAM £129,950 LEASEHOLD A One Bedroom First Floor Flat | Close Proximity to Horsham Town Centre and Mainline Station | Entrance Hall | 11’10” Kitchen

HORSHAM £164,950 LEASEHOLD A Two Bedroom Top Floor Flat | Popular Greenacres Development | Close Proximity of Horsham Station, Park and Town Centre

HORSHAM £174,950 LEASEHOLD A Two Bedroom Split Level Maisonette | Within Close Proximity of Horsham Mainline Station | Ideal Opportunity for Investment/First Time Buy | Entrance Area | To the First Floor are Kitchen | To the Second Floor are Two Bedrooms Living/Dining Room and

HORSHAM £214,950 LEASEHOLD A Two Bedroom First Floor Luxury Apartment | Built by Rydon Homes in Approximately 2004 | Popular Gated Development of The Comptons | Master Bedroom with En-Suite Shower Room | Second Double Bedroom | Spacious Hall Leading to Bathroom

NORTH HORSHAM £239,950 FREEHOLD A Three Bedroom End Terrace House | Situated in a Cul-De-Sac Backing onto Woodland | Popular North Horsham Location | Entrance Hall | Kitchen | Living Room | Dining Area | Three Bedrooms | Bathroom | Gas Radiator Heating | Double Glazing

SOUTHWATER £249,950 FREEHOLD A Three Bedroom Semi-Detached House | Cul-De-Sac Location | Within Popular Village of Southwater | Entrance Hall | Downstairs Cloakroom | Double Aspect Lounge/Dining Room | Kitchen | Conservatory | Three Double Bedrooms | Family Bathroom

HORSHAM £255,000 FREEHOLD A Two Double Bedroom Victorian Semi-Detached House | Close Proximity of Horsham Mainline Station and Town Centre | Entrance Hall | Living Room | Separate Dining Room | Kitchen | Bathroom | Two Double Bedrooms | En-Suite Shower Room

HORSHAM £294,000 FREEHOLD A Three Bedroom 'Charles Church' Link Detached House | Downstairs Cloakroom | Refitted Kitchen/Breakfast Room | 15'8 Living Room | Master Bedroom with En-Suite Shower Room | Refitted Bathroom | Double Glazing | Gas Radiator Heating

LETTINGS

HORSHAM £1595 PCM • Four bedroom detached house • Popular north Horsham location • Master with ensuite

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SOUTHWATER £925 PCM • Three bedroom house • Fitted kitchen with appliances • Garage

PARTRIDGE GREEN £595 PCM • One double bedroom apartment, unfurnished • Fitted kitchen with appliances • Spacious lounge with balcony

HORSHAM £995 PCM • Three bedroom redecorated house • Kitchen with appliances • Spacious lounge

COLGATE £2250 PCM • Four bedroom detached country house • Extensive grounds • Spacious throughout


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VAT free fees mean it’s not all gloomy This month’s increase in VAT has been a hot topic for many people over the past few days, hitting most of us hard just as we recover from the expenses of the festive season, but it is not all doom and gloom. Local Estate Agents Munslow Bailey Gray are offering VAT free fees on all instructions received during January 2011. Partner Ian Munslow commented: “The increase in VAT, although well publicised has still crept up on many people this month, with many of our day to day expenses increasing just as we are all recovering from the usual festive financial pressures. “Fortunately as a new business we are in a position to offer our services without charging VAT for a limited time, consequently we are delighted to be able to offer our sole agency service at an already competitive 1% with-

out VAT, that’s a further 20% saving for our valued clients.” In addition to the VAT free offer Munslow Bailey Gray also have extended their free House Doctor Consultation, to all new clients signing up to the scheme. Partner Tracey Bailey added: “The House Doctor service has been well received since we launched and I will visit each of our clients

to offer advice on how best to present your home to potential purchasers to improve the all important initial impact your home has to a potential purchaser. “The majority of recommendations we make will attract little or no cost, but often will greatly enhance presentation, helping your home stand out from the crowd whether you are sell-

ing or renting your property” Private landlords should not feel left out either, Munslow Bailey Gray have re introduced their offer of 0% management fees for the first three months of the tenancy. Partner Elaine Gray commented: “The rental market has been exceptionally buoyant over the past few months, with most of our landlords finding tenants quickly and at improved rental levels. “As a result we need many more properties on the market to satisfy our high levels of demand from prospective tenants. “For new landlords we are offering not to charge our standard management fee for the first three months and there after our fees will remain the most competitive in the town!”

Contact Munslow Bailey Gray on 01403 267530 or visit www.mbgproperties.com

House price drop Halifax figures show monthly and annual fall in house prices.

Property values in the UK dropped by 1.3% in December, according to the Halifax house price index. This fall comes as a contrast to figures released this time last year, when monthly

costs had climbed by one per cent and buying a home was 3.4% more expensive. Taking into account an annual decrease in property values of 1.6%, the average cost of purchasing a house is now calculated at £162,435. Martin Ellis, housing economist at the bank, expects any further movement over 2011 to be limited, saying: “Interest rates are likely to remain very low for some time. “This will continue to support a favourable affordability position for those entering the market.”

Keep price realistic People who are thinking of selling their property need to ensure they make a sensible valuation, according to one organisation. The National Association of Estate Agents (NAEA) pointed out that considering there are not too many properties on the market it is "crucial" sellers price their home competitively. It said: "As well as decreasing the chance of selling your home, mortgage advisers may refuse mortgage finance for

would-be buyers if they believe the asking price is not a sensible one." What's more, the organisa-

tion recommended people opt for NAEA members who can provide "professionalism" and "knowledge".

Planning Applications

Planning applications submitted to Horsham District Council under the Town and Country Planning Acts and related legislation requiring statutory publicity. Applications registered between 30/12/2010 and 06/01/2011

DC/10/2653 Retain existing storage container to service yard Co-Op Welcome Ashington Centre London Road Ashington Pulborough West Sussex RH20 3RB DC/11/0007 Loft conversion 105 Berrall Way Billingshurst West Sussex RH14 9PQ DC/10/2693 Fell 1 x Yew tree and surgery to 1 x Chestnut tree (Works to Trees in a Conservation Area) Malthouse Cottage Henfield Common North Henfield West Sussex BN5 9RL DC/10/2417 Demolition of existing fire damaged carport/conservatory and construction of three-bedroomed dwelling house together with construction of single storey extension to number 28 Wimblehurst Road 28 Wimble-

hurst Road Horsham West Sussex DC/10/2458 Surgery to 1 x Cedar tree 2 Millais Horsham West Sussex RH13 6BS

DC/10/2667 Roof extension and two-storey front extension Lion Heart Fryern Road Storrington Pulborough West Sussex RH20 4BJ

DC/10/2460 Construction of play equipment in the outside space on the East elevation of the property Rex House 18 London Road Horsham West Sussex RH12 1AY

DC/10/2459 Surgery to 1 x Sycamore tree (Works to Trees in a Conservation Area) Yew Tree Cottage Horsham Road Steyning West Sussex BN44 3LJ

DC/10/2461 Construction of play equipment in the outside space on the East elevation of the property (Listed Building Consent) Rex House 18 London Road Horsham West Sussex RH12 1AY

DC/10/2692 Revised application to amend previously approved DC/07/2645 (Use of existing/approved replacement buildings for carpentry workshop and/or class B1 activities) to include an extension to link the 2 approved buildings together and provide an entrance porch, with alterations to window sizes and layout Paddock Green Farm Goose Green Lane Goose Green West Sussex

DC/10/2685 Demolition of internal partition walls at 1st floor level and demolition of staircase from 1st floor level to 2nd floor (Listed Building Consent) Kings Head Hotel Carfax Horsham West Sussex RH12 1EE DC/10/2694 Two-storey front and singlestorey rear extensions 63 Greenway Horsham RH12 2JT

DC/10/2669 Change of use from car sjow-

room/workshop to A1 (Retail) Tanfield Garage Guildford Road Horsham West Sussex RH12 1LT DC/10/2583 Refurbishment of existing public house, restoration and conversion of shed (smithy) range to the rear and extension of existing car park Crabtree Inn Brighton Road Lower Beeding Horsham West Sussex RH13 6PT DC/11/0004 Refurbishment of existing public house, restoration and conversion of shed (smithy) range to the rear and extension of existing car park (Listed Building Consent) Crabtree Inn Brighton Road Lower Beeding Horsham

West Sussex RH13 6PT DC/10/2657 Single storey rear extension 12 Goldfinch Close Horsham West Sussex RH12 5HE DC/11/0005 2-storey extension comprising garage and workshop with living accommodation above (Renewal of Unimplemented Permission) The Rosary Nutbourne Common Pulborough West Sussex RH20 2HB DC/11/0010 Proposed single storey rear kitchen extension 7 Rackham Street Rackham West Sussex RH20 2EX

DC/10/2646 Proposed two-storey side extension, demolition of existing ground floor extensions and to reduce detached garage in length 158 Hatches Sinnocks West Chiltington RH20 2JX DC/10/2594

Retrospective application for provision of 1 No. street lamp during Winter months (Nov April) for 2 hours per week Church of Our Lady of Consolation and Saint Francis Park Lane West Grinstead West Sussex Further details of the applications, including plans, may be inspected at the Council Offices, Park North, North Street, Horsham, during the period of 21 days from the date of this advert, or can be viewed on the Council's web site at www.horsham.gov.uk. Any person who wishes to make representations to the Council should do so in writing, stating the reference number, within the stated period, to the Director of Development & Environment, Park North, North Street, Horsham, RH12 1RL. Any correspondence received will be available for public inspection and posted on the Council's website. The Council has introduced a scheme to provide the public with an opportunity to speak at committee meetings when planning applications are being decided.

Details of the procedure can be obtained from the Planning Office or by telephoning 01403 215598.


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e r o m y a p y Wh HorsHam

£1,350 pcm

An attractive four bedroom extended semi detached property ideally situated within walking distance of Horsham town centre and railway station. Comprising of entrance hall, cloakroom, lounge, 24’ open plan kitchen/dining room, conservatory, master bedroom with ensuite, three further bedrooms, modern family bathroom, secluded rear garden, garage, off street parking, GCH and double glazing.

HorsHam

£1,150 pcm

A very well presented three bedroom detached family home set on a corner plot in a quiet cul de sac location, within walking distance of local village amenities. Comprising entrance hall, cloakroom, 15ft lounge, dining room, modern kitchen, conservatory, utility room, three bedrooms, family bathroom, GCH, garage and secluded rear garden.

BillingsHurst

£650 pcm

Newly refurbished first floor two double bedroom flat, situated within walking distance of Billingshurst village centre and train station. Comprising of entrance hall, 19’ lounge/diner, refitted kitchen, two double bedrooms, bathroom and communal grounds.

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Very well presented bungalow situated in a quiet location close to a mainline station. Fitted Kitchen/Diner. Spacious Living Room. Bathroom. Two Double Bedrooms one with Ensuite Shower Room. Single Bedroom. Gardens. Single Attached Garage and Driveway for Three Cars.

Storrington £575 pcm

Horsham £1,250 pcm

Well presented one bedroom apartment in a modern purpose built block. Teception Room. Bedroom. Bathroom. Kitchen. Allocated Parking. Communal Gardens.

Spacious detached property ideally located for the station and A264/A281. Cloakroom. Family Room/Bedroom 4. Spacious Living/Dining Room. Well Fitted Kitchen. 2 Double, 1 Single Bedrooms. Bathroom with Shower. Driveway and Rear Garden.

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Refurbished cottage in a beautiful rural location with lovely views. Kitchen/Breakfast Room. Sitting Room with Feature Fireplace. Study. Master Bedroom with Fitted Wardrobes. Single Bedroom. Bathroom with Shower. Garden. Parking.

Horsham £1,050 pcm

Semi-detached house within walking distance of mainline station. Spacious Living Room. Open Plan Kitchen/Diner. Double Bedroom with Built In Wardrobes. Two Further Bedrooms. Fitted bathroom with Shower. Garage and Driveway. Rear Gardens.

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Wisborough Green £875 pcm Extremely well presented property in a sought after village location. Fitted Kitchen. Living Room with Fireplace. Utility Area. Cloakroom. Two Double, One Single Bedrooms. Bathroom. Separate Wc. Rear Garden with Shed.

Horsham £2,100 pcm

Beautifully presented detached family home ideally located for the A24 and local schools. Hall. Sitting Room with Fireplace. Dining Room. Study. Conservatory. Kitchen/Breakfast Room. Utility Room. Cloakroom. Master Bedroom with Ensuite Shower Room. Three Further Large Double Bedrooms. Ensuite Shower Room to Bedroom 2. Family Bathroom. Front and Rear Gardens. Driveway and Garage.

Pulborough £3,000 pcm Beautifully converted barn finished to a very high standard. Hall/Study. Cloakroom. Kitchen/ Breakfast Room. Drawing Room. Five Bedrooms. Two Ensuite Bathrooms. Family Bathroom. Triple Bay Open Fronted Garage. Garden.

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Modern two bedroom property within walking distance of mainline station. Entrance Hall. Modern Fitted Kitchen. Living Room. Cloakroom. Two Double Bedrooms with Fitted Cupboards. Bathroom. Garden. Parking.

Horsham 01403 246750

Storrington 01903 744166

Henfield £895 pcm

Refurbished older style semi-detached cottage in a rural location with beautiful views. Cloakroom. Boot Room. Dining Room. Living Room. Modern Fitted Kitchen. Two Double Bedrooms. Bathroom. Large Gardens. Parking.


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Tel:

Horsham: 01403 217585

Leaders won the coveted “Company of the Year” in the recently held Sussex Business Awards.

729089 Horsham £525 pcm

728378 North Horsham £600 pcm

474208 Billingshurst £850 pcm

204221 North Horsham £875 pcm

• Neutrally decorated ground floor studio flat • Situated close to local amenities • Large studio room with bay window • Modern fully fitted kitchen with appliances • Benefits include double glazing and parking

• Modern 1 bedroom purpose-built flat • In a popular residential area • Re-fitted kitchen and lounge • Double bedroom and bathroom • Private residents parking

• Near new 2 double bedroom unfurnished house • Set in an attractive development close to the village • Fitted kitchen with built-in appliances • Modern bathroom with shower • Rear garden and allocated parking

• Super 2 bedroom unfurnished house with conservatory • In popular area close to Littlehaven station • Modern re-fitted kitchen and bathroom • Attractive rear garden with patio and decked area • Driveway parking and single garage

Defining Lettings 283027 Horsham £880 pcm • Superb 2 bed refurbished apartment • Close to the town centre and station • Contemporary fitted kitchen/breakfast room • Modern refitted bathroom with shower • Neutral decor and finished to a high standard

663054 Horsham £995 pcm • 3 bedroom semi detached family house • Situated in a popular residential area • Newly fitted kitchen with appliances • 2 double bedrooms, 1 single bedroom • GCH, DG, garage and driveway parking

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264381 Horsham £925 pcm • 2 double bedroom unfurnished apartment • Executive development with attractive outlook • Spacious lounge/diner with faux balcony • Luxury open plan fitted kitchen • GCH, DG and allocated parking

87121 Horsham £1100 pcm • Modern 3 bedroom unfurnished town house • Walking distance of the town centre and station • Luxury fitted kitchen/breakfast room with appliances • Master bedroom with built-wardrobes and en-suite • Enclosed rear garden and parking for 3 cars

688160 Pulborough £1250 pcm

422268 Partridge Green £1300 pcm

431336 Horsham £1350 pcm

207607 Horsham £1500 pcm

• Brand new 4 bedroom unfurnished house • Situated in an exclusive modern development • Lovely fitted kitchen with some integrated appliances • Master bedroom with built-in wardrobe • Attractive enclosed rear garden, single garage

• Older style 4 bedroom semi detached house • Situated in a popular village location • Modern refitted kitchen/dining room • Three double bedrooms, one single bedroom • Large rear garden and off street parking

• Superb 3 double bedroom detached house • Within an easy walk of the station and town centre • Luxury fitted kitchen with granite work tops • Master bedroom with wardrobes and en-suite shower • Low maintenance gardens and driveway parking

• Recently extended and refurbished 4 bedroom detached house • Easy reach of Horsham town centre and the A24 • Large and modern fitted kitchen/dining room with appliances • 3 double bedroom and 1 single bedroom • GCH, DG and driveway parking, Unfurnished

18a Market Square, Horsham, West Sussex RH12 1EU email: horsham@leaders.co.uk

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Broadbridge Heath £5,000 pcm

A spacious seven bedroom detached family house situated within private grounds measuring approximately 3.3 acres located close to Slinfold village.

Horsham £2,750 pcm

A fantastic spacious five bedroom detached family house situated in a quiet private cul-de-sac on the outskirts of Horsham town.

Location, Location £000,000 Free/Leasehold

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Partridge Green £2,500 pcm

A delightful well presented detached spacious family home with stunning views located in the popular village of Partridge Green.

Charlwood £4,950 pcm

A fantastic grade II listed seven bedroom classic medieval hall house which dates in part from 1456 and set within 3.6 Acres with outdoor swimming pool and Tennis court.


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Horsham Branch Haywards Heath

£1,100 (pcm)

An excellently presented 3 bedroom detached family home situated in highly sought after residential location within walking distance of Town Centre and Railway Station. Property boasts a luxurious modern fitted kitchen, landscaped rear garden, spacious accommodation throughout, contemporary bathroom suite and private driveway for several vehicles.

£650 (pcm)

£600 (pcm)

An excellently presented first floor 1 double bedroom maisonette situated in popular residential location offering convenient access to Town Centre, Station and main roads. Property benefits from gas central heating, modern fitted kitchen with appliances, open plan living space, well proportioned bedroom with fitted wardrobes, bathroom with shower attachment. Other features include communal gardens and private allocated parking space.

Haywards Heath

£695 (pcm)

Southwater

£695 (pcm)

An unfurnished two bedroom two storey maisonette situated in the village of Southwater which offers access to M23 commuter route to London, Gatwick and Brighton. Features include: entrance hall, lounge/diner, open plan kitchen, two bedrooms and bathroom. Available from 1st March 2011.

Horsham

£850 (pcm)

Horsham

£775 (pcm)

A superbly presented, brand new 2 bedroom apartment offered in excellent condition throughout and situated in highly sought after central location within couple of minutes walk of Town Centre and mainline Railway Station. Features include complete refurbishment throughout, modern fitted kitchen, contemporary bathroom suite, private off road parking, communal garden and central position.

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A spacious and well presented 2 bedroom maisonette situated in popular residential location offering good access to hospital, town centre and main roads. Other features include gas central heating, private front door, fitted kitchen, built in wardrobes, communal gardens and private garage.

A deceptively spacious ground floor 2 double bedroom apartment offered in superb decorative order throughout and boasts a highly sought after central location within a couple of minutes walk of the Town Centre and main line Railway Station. This completely refurbished apartment offers spacious accommodation throughout, fitted kitchen / breakfast room, contemporary modern bathroom suite, private off road parking, communal garden area and central position.

An excellently presented and spacious 1 double bedroom apartment situated in sought after residential location and offering great access to main A roads and Gatwick Airport. Other features include recent redecoration throughout, ample storage facility, contemporary shower room and private parking space.

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motors Pictured left, below and main picture, lots of different Hondas. You’re looking at the car with four rings on the front though, aren’t you?

audi ended 2010 with total sales of around 1,092,400 cars, marking the year as its best ever in terms of sales. Input from the brand’s home market again elevated Germany to first position in the overall sales rankings with 229,157 units sold. China was hot on its heels with a record 227,938 units sold. The UK’s contribution of 99,828 units (SMMT data) is 9.5% up on its 2009 figure, and positions it fourth after the USA.

service offers takes pain out of vat rise Honda seems to have lost some ground in the last couple of years. I guess that’s partly to do with pulling out of F1, partly because you don’t see many of those Power of Dreams adverts that last about 39 minutes, and partly because everyone seems to want a German car. But the Japanese manufacturer is fighting back adding three years’ complimen-

tary servicing and a range of flexible finance options to selected new cars until the end of March 2011. Honda is also easing the pain of the New Year VAT rise by absorbing the price increase for customers throughout January. Customers visiting a Honda dealership in the new year will also be eligible for three years’ complimentary servicing on all new CRV mod-

els and Insight and CR-Z hybrids. This offer, combined with Honda’s standard three year road side assistance, three year new car warranty and Honda’s reputation for reliability, means

flexible finance options are available across the Honda range to break the new car cost into manageable monthly payments. With a 25% deposit, customers can secure a 5.9% PCP

affordable and hassle-free Honda new car ownership for the first three years. Honda is also holding 2010 prices on all CR-V, CR-Z, Insight and Accord models and selected Civic variants until the end of January 2011. For example, by not passing on the VAT rise, customers can benefit from a £443 saving on a new Accord 2.0 ES GT. A range of

over three years, while those with a smaller deposit of 10 per cent can secure a 7.9% PCP over the same duration. A two year 0 per cent HP is available with a 35% down payment. Customers opting for the 5.9% PCP with 25% deposit could walk away with a brand new CRV 4x4 for as little as £299 per month*. “Our New Year’s resolution was to keep helping our customers drive down the cost of new car ownership and three years free servicing combined with a selection of finance options is a great start. “ Plus, we wanted to take the sting off the VAT price rise – two and a half per cent is a significant amount on large purchases such as cars and it all adds up,” concluded Martin Moll, Head of Marketing for Honda (UK).

vauxhall has seen off its rivals with a near-wholesale domination of UK car sales in December, according to figures published today by the Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders. The brand sold 16,548 cars last month while the Astra was the UK’s best-selling car, with the Corsa close behind, selling 5377 and 4737 units respectively.

‘we wanted to take tHe sting off tHe significant vat Price rise’

Peugeot’s award winning 3008 Crossover range now includes two new models: the 3008 SR and 3008 ENVY Special Edition. The previous three model line up, Active, Sport and Exclusive, has been extended to include a new SR model with standard fitment of Peugeot’s Grip Control, and the Special Edition 3008 ENVY.

Land rover registered just over 42,000 new vehicles in the UK in 2010 compared to around 33,000 in 2009 - representing a 28% increase in sales over the previous year. Sales increased across all models with Freelander up 37%, Range Rover up 29%, Discovery up 27%, Range Rover Sport up 23% and Defender up 11%.


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04/04 - 42000 miles 0.7 Passion Convertible, a/C

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toyota

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now £6,499

04/04 – 44000 miles 1.0 vvt-i blue 5dr

renault

£3,999

toyota

Wheels Arriving Soon

now £3,999

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n Yaris

Hurry! Offers end soon!

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family car/sports selection

five oaks billingshurst

rh14 9al

£5,999

(was £4,499)

n boxster

01403 783399 www.kevingriffincars.co.uk

now £7,499 (was £9,999)

00/X - 112000 miles 3.2 s Convertible, reconditioned engine

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(was £14,999)

volkswagen

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06/56 reg - 40,000 miles 2.0tDi se 4dr,

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04/53 – 76000 miles 2.0 D-4D Xt3 5dr

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07/07 reg - 40,000 miles 1.6 fsi 115 Match 5dr

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08/57 reg - 43,000 miles 2.0tDi vrs 170 5dr

05/55 – 35000 miles 1.6 vvt-i t3 automatic 5dr, a/C

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Peugeot volkswagen

£8,799

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toyota

now £4,299

ford

£3,999

07/56 – 57000 miles 2.0hDi sW 136 estate

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05/55 – 77000 miles 2.2 CDt-i se 5dr

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03/03 reg - 74,000 miles 330 Ci Coupe auto 2dr, nav

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05/05 – 59000 miles 2.0 i-vtec sport auto 5dr, nav

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skoda

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vauxhall

now £6,499 (was £6,799)

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Stevens Crawley

Manor Royal Industrial Estate, Crawley

Stevens Horsham

78 Billingshurst Road, Horsham

01293 540054

01403 256464

Official Government Test Environmental Data. Fuel consumption figures mpg (litres/100km) and CO2 emissions (g/km). Vauxhall range: Urban: 16.5 (17.1) – 61.4 (4.6), Extra-urban: 32.8 (8.6) – 88.3 (3.2), Combined: 24.2 (11.7) – 76.3 (3.7). CO2 emissions: 274 – 98g/km. 20% saving applies to list price only and excludes options, delivery and other charges. Offer applies to selected retailer stocks at participating retailers only for vehicles registered between 27.12.10 and 31.01.11. Offer cannot be combined with any other offer, except GM Card. Vauxhall Lifetime Warranty covers lifetime ownership of first registered keeper, 100,000 mile limit. Offer available to all Vauxhall passenger cars (this offer does not apply to car derived vans). Terms and conditions apply. (Vaux105350)


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www.stevensvauxhall.co.uk

See our entire used car vehicle listing with pictures and prices

Commercial Choice BRAND NEW

Vauxhall Astra Van

more value. Stevens £45 FROM

PLUS VAT

Per Week

Stevens

SAVE £6,800 UP TO

*

on a new Vauxhall

£36 FROM

WHY?

Per Week PLUS VAT

FINANCE LEASE

■ No balloon payment ■ No mileage restriction ■ No maintenance restriction

PLUS other advantages:

Low deposit payments tailored to suit individual needs Weekly payment facilities Payments tailored to suit all budgets Keep 95% of sale proceeds at termination of contract All payments 100% tax allowable VAT recovered by registered businesses

Ask for more details BRAND NEW

Vauxhall Combo SE

£36 FROM

PLUS VAT

Per Week

Stevens

£48

BRAND NEW

Vauxhall Vivaro

FROM

PLUS VAT

Per Week

Stevens

*Saving shown is against Vauxhall list price at time of publication on a new Movano Van. On the road prices include customer savings, number plates, delivery, Vehicle Excise Duty and a first registration fee. Models shown are for illustration purposes only. Offers available to small businesses 1-24 units only (purchase only). All other sales categories are excluded. Offers may not apply to all retailer stocks. UK-supplied vehicles only. All prices exclude VAT. (Vaux91587). Calls may be recorded for training & quality purposes. Finance subject to status. Business users only.

Stevens Nobody does it better

www.stevensvauxhall.co.uk

Fleming Way, Industrial Estate RH10 9NS

CRAWLEY Tel: 0844 375 1231

Complete body shop facilities In case you’re ever involved in an accident... ...one call and we’ll take care of everything

It’s your choice where your vehicle is repaired. If your car is damaged in an accident, your insurer may not always choose a Vauxhall Approved Body shop for repairs. So when making your claim, make sure you specify that you want the work carried out by Vauxhall-trained technicians at a Vauxhall Approved Body shop. After all, noone knows your vehicle better than Stevens Vauxhall.  We will fit genuine Vauxhall car parts and all parts and labour are guaranteed, keeping your vehicle the way it was built. In the event of you having an accident, you can be assured that our Stevens Accident Support service will be on hand to help. To protect your investment, the car repair will guarantee your existing mechanical and corrosion warranties.

Call our Accident line:

01403 280526

SERVICE & MOTTEST

£99 All Makes, All Models

plusVAT

78 Billingshurst Road, Broadbridge Heath RH12 3LP

HORSHAM Tel: 0844 375 1239

Open 7 days a week

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7 day guide You should have gone to Specsavers

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BBC1 6.00 Breakfast. 10.00 Saturday Kitchen Live. 11.30 Baking Made Easy. (R) 12.00 BBC News; Regional News; Weather. 12.15 Football Focus. 1.00 Live Snooker: The Masters. The opening best-of-11-frames semifinal at Wembley Arena. 4.30 Final Score. 5.00 Final Score from Northern Ireland. 5.10 BBC News; Regional News; Weather. 5.30 Hole in the Wall. (R)

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6.00 All New Total Wipeout. Adventure game show, hosted by Richard Hammond and Amanda Byram. 7.00 The Magicians. The three conjuring acts are joined by presenter Chris Tarrant, comedian Stephen K Amos and actress Samantha Womack to perform tricks in front of a studio audience. 8.00 The National Lottery: In It to Win It. Quiz show, including the allimportant numbers. 8.50 Casualty. Ruth suspects she was raped. 9.40 Come Fly with Me. A wing malfunction delays passengers. (R) 10.10 BBC News; Weather. 10.30 Match of the Day. Including highlights of West Ham United v Arsenal; National Lottery Update. 11.50 The Football League Show. Including highlights of Norwich City v Cardiff City; Weatherview. 1.10 BBC News.

BBC2 6.00 CBeebies. 7.00 CBBC. 12.00 Coast. 12.05 Trust Me, I’m a Dealer. 12.35 Film: El Cid. (1961) Historical epic drama, starring Charlton Heston. 3.30 Coast. (R) 4.30 Live Snooker: The Masters. The opening bestof-11-frames semi-final at Wembley Arena. 6.00 100 Years of the London Palladium. Famous faces reminisce about the theatre as it celebrates its centenary. (R) 7.00 Dad’s Army. Jones’s reputation is tarnished. (R) 7.30 Pete Postlethwaite: A Tribute. A programme dedicated to the actor, who died earlier this month. He appeared in films including The Usual Suspects, In the Name of the Father, and Brassed Off. 8.20 Live Snooker: The Masters. Hazel Irvine is joined by Steve Davis and John Parrott to present coverage of the second semi-final of the non-ranking event at Wembley Arena. 10.30 QI XL. With David Mitchell, Rob Brydon and Sandi Toksvig. Last in the series. 11.15 Fast and Loose. Improvisational comedy show, hosted by Hugh Dennis. (R) 11.45 FILM: Goodbye Solo. (2008) Drama, starring Souleymane Sy Savane. 1.10 Snooker Extra. 3.10 Close.

Channel 4

UTV 6.00 CITV: The Fluffy Club. 7.25 Toonattik. 9.25 Coronation Street. 11.45 This Morning: Saturday. 12.45 Monk. 1.45 ITV News; Weather. 1.50 Film: Kangaroo Jack. (2003) Comedy, starring Jerry O’Connell and Anthony Anderson. 3.30 Film: Star Wars: Episode II – Attack of the Clones. (2002) Sci-fi adventure prequel, with Ewan McGregor. 6.05 UTV Live; Weather. 6.15 ITV News; Weather. 6.25 Harry Hill’s the Best of TV Burp. 7.00 Primeval. A school comes under attack from a deadly therocephalian. 8.00 Take Me Out. A former rocker, a postman, a plumber and an accountant try to impress 30 single women, and last week’s couples go on their dates. 9.15 Benidorm. The gang returns for a free stay at the Solana Apartments. (R) 10.15 FILM: I Now Pronounce You Chuck & Larry. (2007) Premiere. Comedy, starring Adam Sandler and Kevin James. 11.30 ITV News; Weather. 11.45 FILM: I Now Pronounce You Chuck & Larry. (2007) Premiere. Concluded. 12.40 Film: Pretty Woman. (1990) Romantic comedy, starring Julia Roberts and Richard Gere; ITV News Headlines. 2.45 The Starter Wife. 3.30 ITV Nightscreen. 5.30 ITV Morning News.

6.00 The Treacle People. (R) 6.10 The Hoobs. (R) 6.35 The Hoobs. (R) 7.00 GT Academy. (R) 7.30 Freesports on 4. 7.55 The Morning Line. 8.50 T4: Live and Lost. (R) 9.05 T4: Friends. (R) 9.40 T4: Tinie Tempah’s Hot List! 10.45 T4: Glee. 11.50 T4: Friends. (R) 12.20 T4: Friends. (R) 12.50 T4: The Big Bang Theory. (R) 1.20 T4: The Big Bang Theory. (R) 1.50 Channel 4 Racing. 3.50 Come Dine with Me. (R) 4.20 Come Dine with Me. (R) 4.50 Jamie’s Fish Supper. 4.55 Come Dine with Me. (R) 5.30 Come Dine with Me. (R)

Channel 5 6.00 Milkshake! 10.00 How Do They Do It? (R) 10.30 The Silver Pharaoh Mystery. (R) 11.30 Film: The Naked Spur. (1953) Western, starring James Stewart. 1.15 Film: Mary Higgins Clark’s Lucky Day. (2002) Thriller, starring Amanda Donohoe. 3.20 Film: Steel Magnolias. (1989) Drama, with Sally Field and Julia Roberts. 5.40 Film: Chisum. (1970) Western, starring John Wayne.

6.00 Come Dine with Me. January Jones-Omatajo prepares a soul foodinspired menu. (R) 6.30 Channel 4 News. 6.55 4thought.tv. People who have changed faiths. 7.00 Jamie’s Fish Supper. A recipe using an alternative to cod. 7.05 Dispatches: Fish Unwrapped. An investigation into the secrets of the fish industry. 8.00 FILM: The Devil Wears Prada. (2006) Comedy drama, starring Meryl Streep. 10.05 British Comedy Awards: The Nominations. 11.10 Shameless. (R)

7.40 Five News. 7.45 NCIS. A Marine colonel is killed in an explosion. Crime drama, starring Mark Harmon. (R) 8.40 CSI: Crime Scene Investigation. Catherine and Warrick search a storm drain for clues to the identity of a body uncovered by a flash flood, and make another grisly discovery – bone fragments from a stabbing victim. (R) 9.40 CSI: NY. Adam witnesses a murder on a video chat website, and the team tries to source the original owner of the victim’s laptop when it goes missing from her apartment. 10.40 CSI: Miami. A swimming star is stalked and her boyfriend murdered. (R) 11.35 FBI Files. The FBI’s crime laboratory. (R)

12.15 Shameless. (R) 1.10 Coming Up: Half Term. (R) 1.35 Music on 4: Live and Lost. (R) 1.50 Dirty Sexy Money. (R) 3.15 Brothers & Sisters. (R) 4.00 Beauty and the Geek. (R) 5.30 Countdown. (R)

12.35 SuperCasino. 4.00 Divine Designs. (R) 4.50 Meals in Moments. (R) 5.00 Hana’s Helpline. (R) 5.10 The Milkshake! Show. (R) 5.35 Thomas & Friends. (R) 5.45 Roary the Racing Car. (R)

Digital ITV2

3.30 Harry Hill’s the Best of TV Burp 4.00 Film: Bean (1997) 6.00 The Brits 2011 Launch 7.00 Film: Dante’s Peak (1997) 9.00 Film: The Interpreter (2004) 11.35 Film: Deep Blue Sea (1999)

ITV3

3.40 Foyle’s War 5.50 Inspector Morse 8.00 Rosemary & Thyme 9.00 Midsomer Murders. A rare orchid triggers a spate of killings. 11.05 Murder in Suburbia

ITV4

2.20 Film: Nevada Smith (1966) 5.00 Film: 633 Squadron (1964) 7.00 The Professionals 8.00 Minder 9.00 Ultimate Force 10.05 Film: Full Metal Jacket (1987) Vietnam War drama, starring Matthew Modine.

BBC THREE

7.00 Most Annoying People 2010 8.00 Top Gear 9.00 Live at the Apollo 9.45 Film: The Terminator (1984) Sci-fi thriller, starring Arnold Schwarzenegger. 11.30 Family Guy

BBC FOUR

7.00 South Pacific 8.00 Timeshift: The Modern Age of Coach Travel 9.00 Bruce Springsteen’s The Promise: The Making of Darkness on the Edge of Town 10.30 Bruce Springsteen: Darkness Live 1978 11.30 BBC Four Sessions

E4

1.25 Hollyoaks 4.00 Make It or Break It 5.00 Friends 6.30 Glee 7.30 The Big Bang Theory 8.00 How I Met Your Mother 8.25 Friends 10.00 Rude Tube 2011

FILM4

3.15 The Black Swan (1942) Swashbuckling adventure, with Tyrone Power. 4.55 Silver Streak (1976) Comedy thriller, with Gene Wilder and Richard Pryor. 7.05 How She Move (2007) 8.50 127 Hours Special 9.00 Clear and Present Danger (1994) 11.40 Silent Hill (2006)

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BBC1 6.00 Breakfast. 7.35 Match of the Day. (R) 9.00 The Andrew Marr Show. 10.00 The Big Questions. 11.00 Country Tracks. 12.00 The Politics Show. 1.00 Cash in the Attic. (R) 2.00 Escape to the Country. (R) 2.55 EastEnders. 4.50 Lifeline. 5.00 Songs of Praise. 5.35 BBC News; Regional News; Weather.

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6.00 Antiques Roadshow. From Oxburgh Hall in Norfolk. (R) 7.00 Countryfile. Adam Henson and Ellie Harrison visit the Duddon Valley in Cumbria. Including Weather for the Week Ahead. 8.00 Lark Rise to Candleford. Period drama, starring Victoria Hamilton, Olivia Hallinan, Ben Aldridge and Julia Sawalha. 9.00 Zen. The Ministry turns to Zen when a rich industrialist with political connections is kidnapped – but the detective’s search is hindered by the abductee’s family. Last in the series. 10.30 BBC News; Regional News; Weather. 10.55 The Politics Show. With Jim Fitzpatrick. 11.15 Match of the Day 2. Including highlights of Liverpool v Everton. 12.35 Film: Timecop. (1994) Sci-fi adventure, starring Jean-Claude Van Damme; Weatherview. 2.15 Sign Zone: Holby City. (R) 3.15 Making Scotland’s Landscape. (R) 4.15 BBC News.

BBC2 6.00 CBeebies. 7.00 CBBC. 10.00 Something for the Weekend. 11.30 Film 2011 with Claudia Winkleman. (R) 12.00 Film: The Long Duel. (1967) Period adventure, starring Trevor Howard. 1.55 Live Snooker: The Masters. The opening session of the final at Wembley Arena. 4.45 Ski Sunday. 5.30 Film: Legally Blonde. (2001) Comedy, starring Reese Witherspoon. 7.00 Charles Byrne – The Irish Giant. The life of the 18th-century human curiosity, who found fame in a London sideshow and was rumoured to be more than 8ft tall. 7.50 Off the Beaten Track. Darryl Grimason explores some of the most picturesque walks around the mountains and coastline of Northern Ireland. (R) 8.00 Live Snooker: The Masters. Coverage of the second and concluding session of the final at Wembley Arena, where the first player to reach 10 frames will be crowned champion. 11.00 Never Mind the Buzzcocks. Comedian Frankie Boyle hosts the music quiz. (R) 11.30 FILM: Battle in Seattle. (2007) Premiere. Factbased drama, starring Charlize Theron. 1.00 Film: Days of Wine and Roses. (1962) Satirical drama, starring Jack Lemmon. 2.55 BBC News. 4.15 Close.

UTV 6.00 CITV: The Fluffy Club. 7.25 Toonattik. 9.25 May the Best House Win. (R) 10.25 The Biggest Loser. (R) 11.30 This Morning: Sunday. 12.30 Dinner Date. (R) 1.30 ITV News; Weather. 1.35 Film: Columbo: Etude in Black. (1972) Detective drama, starring Peter Falk and John Cassavetes. 3.35 Midsomer Murders. (R) 5.40 UTV Live; Weather. 5.50 ITV News; Weather. 6.05 Harry Hill’s the Best of TV Burp. (R) 6.35 Dancing on Ice. The remaining eight celebrities compete for six places in the main competition in the second preliminary round. The results can be seen at 9.30pm. 8.30 Wild at Heart. Danny applies for the prestigious role of state vet. 9.30 Dancing on Ice: The Skate Off. The three least popular couples have to skate again. 10.15 That Sunday Night Show. Adrian Chiles is joined by Frank Skinner and Margaret Mountford. 10.45 ITV News; Weather. 11.00 Comedy Rocks with Jason Manford. Standup comedy, and music by an act currently in the charts. Featuring a performance by the Script. (R) 12.00 Brain Box; ITV News Headlines. 2.00 October Road. (R) 2.50 ITV Nightscreen. 5.30 ITV Morning News.

Channel 4 6.15 The Hoobs. (R) 6.40 Great London Swim. (R) 7.35 That Paralympic Show. (R) 8.00 T4: Friends. (R) 8.30 T4: Friends. (R) 9.00 T4: Hollyoaks. 11.35 T4: Glee. (R) 12.40 T4: The Simpsons. (R) 1.10 T4: The Simpsons. (R) 1.40 Four in a Bed. (R) 2.10 Four in a Bed. (R) 2.40 Four in a Bed. (R) 3.10 Four in a Bed. (R) 3.40 Four in a Bed. (R) 4.15 Jamie’s Fish Supper. 4.20 Deal or No Deal. 5.25 Film: School of Rock. (2003) Comedy, starring Jack Black. 7.25 Jamie’s Fish Supper. Last in the series. 7.30 Channel 4 News. 7.55 4thought.tv. A woman discusses her conversion to Sikhism. 8.00 Jamie’s Fish Supper. A compilation of Jamie Oliver’s fish recipes. 9.00 Gordon Ramsay: Shark Bait. The chef investigates the commercial shark fishing industry. 10.00 Comic’s Choice: Alan Davies. New series. The QI panellist discusses his comic influences with Bill Bailey. The next episode, with Lee Mack, can be seen tomorrow at 11.05pm. 11.05 Shameless. (R) 12.10 Shameless. (R) 1.10 Four Sons Versus Four Daughters. (R) 2.05 No, No, No. (R) 2.10 Coming Up: Eclipse. (R) 2.35 I Hate That Smile. (R) 2.40 Wedding House. (R) 3.35 Brain Damage. (R) 3.40 Brothers & Sisters. (R) 4.25 ER. (R) 5.10 Countdown. (R) 5.55 Yo Gabba Gabba. (R)

Channel 5 6.00 Milkshake!: Peppa Pig. 6.05 Roary the Racing Car. (R) 6.15 Fifi and the Flowertots. (R) 6.25 Fireman Sam. (R) 6.40 Miss Spider’s Sunny Patch Friends. (R) 6.50 The Beeps. (R) 7.00 Mio Mao. (R) 7.05 Chiro. (R) 7.15 Harry and His Bucket Full of Dinosaurs. (R) 7.25 Bert and Ernie’s Great Adventures. (R) 7.30 Make Way for Noddy. (R) 7.45 The WotWots. (R) 8.00 Little Princess. (R) 8.10 Play! (R) 8.15 The Adventures of Bottle Top Bill and His Best Friend Corky. (R) 8.35 Family! (R) 8.45 Rupert Bear. (R) 9.00 Olivia. (R) 9.15 The Mr Men Show. (R) 9.30 The Milkshake! Show. (R) 10.00 Zoo Days. (R) 10.10 Megastructures. (R) 11.10 Pirates of the Caribbean: The True Story. (R) 12.10 Eddie Stobart: Trucks, Trailers and Tinsel. (R) 1.10 Film: Three Ninjas Kick Back. (1994) Family action adventure, starring Max Elliott Slade. 2.55 Film: Dracula: Dead and Loving It. (1995) Spoof horror, starring Leslie Nielsen. 4.35 Five News. 4.45 Film: Logan’s Run. (1976) Sci-fi thriller, starring Michael York. 7.05 FILM: Are We There Yet? (2005) Family comedy, starring Ice Cube. 9.00 FILM: Bad Boys II. (2003) 11.50 Ripped from the Cockpit: BA Flight of Terror. (R) 12.50 SuperCasino. 4.00 Divine Designs. (R) 4.50 Meals in Moments. (R) 5.00 Hana’s Helpline. (R) 5.10 The Milkshake! Show. (R) 5.35 Thomas & Friends. (R) 5.45 Roary the Racing Car. (R)

Digital ITV2

3.40 Film: Free Willy 3: The Rescue (1997) 5.30 Take Me Out 6.45 Film: Twister (1996) 9.00 Benidorm. The gang returns for a free stay at the Solana Apartments. 10.00 Film: The Bourne Identity (2002)

ITV3

3.55 Film: Smokey and the Bandit (1977) 5.50 Agatha Christie’s Poirot 7.55 The Return of Sherlock Holmes 9.00 Foyle’s War 11.00 Agatha Christie’s Marple

ITV4

3.30 Film: The Gunfight at Dodge City (1959) 5.15 Film: The Rare Breed (1966) 7.10 The Sweeney 8.15 Film: Jackie Chan’s First Strike (1996) 10.00 International One-Day Cricket 11.00 Film: American History X (1998)

BBC THREE

7.00 Wallace & Gromit: The Wrong Trousers 7.30 Wallace & Gromit: A Close Shave 8.00 Film: The Chronicles of Narnia: Prince Caspian (2008) 10.15 Family Guy 11.00 American Dad! 11.45 Sun, Sex and Suspicious Parents

BBC FOUR

7.00 The Normans 8.00 Dan Snow’s Norman Walks 8.30 Johnny Kingdom’s Year with the Birds 9.00 Film: Among Giants (1998) 10.30 Film: Le Diner de Cons (1998) 11.45 The Godmother of Rock ’n’ Roll – Sister Rosetta Tharpe

E4

3.00 Make It or Break It 4.00 Film: Never Been Kissed (1999) 6.00 Friends 7.00 90210 8.00 Friends 9.00 Film: Without a Paddle (2004) 11.00 Film: Aeon Flux (2005)

FILM4

3.00 Lifeboat (1944) 4.50 Explorers (1985) 7.00 The Spiderwick Chronicles (2008) 8.50 Black Swan Special 9.00 Collateral (2004) 11.15 The Truth About Cats and Dogs (1995)


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6.00 Breakfast. 9.15 Wanted Down Under. 10.00 Homes Under the Hammer; BBC News; Weather. 11.00 Saints and Scroungers. 11.45 Cash in the Attic; (R) BBC News; Weather. 12.15 Bargain Hunt. (R) 1.00 BBC News; Weather. 1.30 Regional News; Weather. 1.45 Doctors. 2.15 Land Girls. 3.00 BBC News; Weather; Regional News. 3.05 CBBC. 5.15 Weakest Link. 6.00 BBC News; Weather. 6.30 Regional News Programmes; Weather. 7.00 The One Show. 7.30 Inside Out; BBC News; Regional News. 8.00 EastEnders. 8.30 Where’s Dad?: Panorama. 9.00 Silent Witness. 10.00 BBC News. 10.25 Regional News; Weather. 10.35 A Question of Sport. 11.05 Late Kick Off. 11.35 The Graham Norton Show; (R) Weatherview. 12.25 Sign Zone: Giles and Sue Live The Good Life. (R) 1.25 Ancient Worlds. (R) 2.25 JFK: The Making of Modern Politics. (R) 3.25 Filthy Rotten Scoundrels. (R) 4.10 BBC News.

Breakfast. 9.15 Wanted Down Breakfast. 9.15 Wanted Down BBC1 6.00 BBC1 6.00 Under. 10.00 Homes Under the Under. 10.00 Homes Under the

6.00 CBeebies. 7.00 CBBC. 8.30 CBeebies. 11.35 Ready Steady Cook. (R) 12.00 Daily Politics. 12.30 GMT with George Alagiah. 1.00 Live Bowls. The World Indoor Championships. 3.00 To Buy or Not to Buy. 3.45 Flog It! 4.30 Perfection. 5.15 Antiques Road Trip. 6.00 Eggheads. 6.30 Great British Railway Journeys. 7.00 Simon King’s Shetland Diaries. (R) 8.00 University Challenge. 8.30 Baking Made Easy. 9.00 Horizon: What Is Reality? 10.00 Episodes. 10.30 Newsnight; Weather. 11.20 American Football. 12.20 Bowls. 1.20 BBC News. 4.10 Close.

BBC2

CBeebies. 7.00 CBBC. 8.30 BBC2 6.00 CBeebies. 11.35 Ready Steady Cook.

ITV1

6.00 Daybreak. 8.30 Lorraine. 9.25 The Jeremy Kyle Show. 10.30 This Morning. 12.30 Loose Women. 1.30 ITV News; Weather. 1.55 Regional News; Weather. 2.00 May the Best House Win. 3.00 Dickinson’s Real Deal. 3.59 Regional Weather. 4.00 Doc Martin. (R) 5.00 The Chase. 6.00 Regional News; Weather. 6.30 ITV News; Weather. 7.00 Emmerdale. 7.30 Grimefighters.8.00 The Secret Mediterranean with Trevor McDonald. 9.00 Taggart. 10.00 ITV News at Ten; Weather. 10.30 Regional News; Weather. 10.35 Film: Highlander. (1986) Fantasy adventure, starring Christopher Lambert. 12.40 The Zone; ITV News Headlines. 2.45 Crossing Jordan. 3.30 ITV Nightscreen. 5.30 ITV Morning News.

BBC1

6.00 Daybreak. 8.30 Lorraine. 9.25 The Jeremy Kyle Show. 10.30 This Morning. 12.30 Loose Women. 1.30 ITV News; Weather. 1.55 Regional News; Weather. 2.00 May the Best House Win. 3.00 Dickinson’s Real Deal. 3.59 Regional Weather. 4.00 Doc Martin. (R) 5.00 The Chase. 6.00 Regional News; Weather. 6.30 ITV News; Weather. 7.00 Emmerdale. 7.30 Coronation Street. 8.00 The Lakes. 8.30 Coronation Street. 9.00 The Biggest Loser. 10.00 ITV News at Ten; Weather. 10.30 Regional News; Weather. 10.35 The Zoo. (R) 11.35 That Sunday Night Show. (R) 12.05 Grimefighters. (R) 12.30 The Zone; ITV News Headlines. 2.30 The Jeremy Kyle Show. (R) 3.25 ITV Nightscreen. 5.30 ITV Morning News.

Channel 4

Hammer; BBC News; Weather. 11.00 Saints and Scroungers. 11.45 Cash in the Attic; (R) BBC News; Weather. 12.15 Bargain Hunt. (R) 1.00 BBC News; Weather. 1.30 Regional News; Weather. 1.45 Doctors. 2.15 Land Girls. 3.00 BBC News; Weather; Regional News. 3.05 CBBC. 5.15 Weakest Link. 6.00 BBC News; Weather. 6.30 Regional News Programmes; Weather. 7.00 The One Show. 7.30 EastEnders; BBC News; Regional News. 8.00 Holby City. 9.00 Silent Witness. 10.00 BBC News. 10.25 Regional News; Weather. 10.35 Kara Tointon: Don’t Call Me Stupid. 11.35 Film: Trust the Man. (2006) Comedy drama, starring David Duchovny and Julianne Moore; Weatherview. 1.15 Sign Zone: See Hear. (R) 1.45 Alan Titchmarsh’s Garden Secrets. (R) 2.45 Climbing Great Buildings. (R) 3.15 Filthy Rotten Scoundrels. (R) 4.00 BBC News.

BBC2

(R) 12.00 Daily Politics. 12.30 GMT with George Alagiah. 1.00 Live Bowls. The World Indoor Championships. 3.00 To Buy or Not to Buy. 3.45 Flog It! 4.30 Perfection. 5.15 Antiques Road Trip. 6.00 Eggheads. 6.30 Great British Railway Journeys. 7.00 Simon King’s Shetland Diaries. (R) 8.00 Natural World Special: Miracle in the Marshes of Iraq. 9.00 Britain’s Banks: Too Big to Save? 10.00 Have I Got Old News for You. (R) 10.30 Newsnight; Weather. 11.20 The Planets. 12.10 Bowls. 1.10 BBC News. 4.00 Close.

6.00 CBeebies. 7.00 CBBC. 8.30 CBeebies. 11.30 Daily Politics. 1.00 See Hear. 1.30 Lifeline. (R) 1.40 Live Bowls. The World Indoor Championships. 3.15 To Buy or Not to Buy. (R) 3.45 Flog It! 4.30 Perfection. 5.15 Antiques Road Trip. 6.00 Eggheads. 6.30 Great British Railway Journeys. 7.00 Simon King’s Shetland Diaries. (R) 8.00 Michel Roux’s Service. 9.00 Edwardian Farm. 10.00 Never Mind the Buzzcocks. 10.30 Newsnight; Weather. 11.20 The Planets. 12.10 Bowls. 1.10 BBC News. 4.35 Close.

ITV1

ITV1

6.20 The Hoobs. (R) 6.45 The Hoobs. (R) 7.10 Freshly Squeezed. 7.40 Everybody Loves Raymond. (R) 8.05 Frasier. (R) 8.35 According to Jim. (R) 9.00 Supernanny USA. (R) 10.00 Desperate Housewives. (R) 10.55 Relocation: Phil Down Under. (R) 11.55 Jamie’s Fish Supper. (R) 12.00 Channel 4 News Summary. 12.05 Jamie’s Fish Supper. (R) 12.10 Three in a Bed. (R) 12.40 The TV Book Club. 1.10 The Herd. (R) 1.15 Film: The Adventures of Quentin Durward. (1955) Period drama, starring Robert Taylor. 3.10 Countdown. 3.55 Deal or No Deal. 5.00 Come Dine with Me. 5.30 Jamie’s 30 Minute Meals. 6.00 The Simpsons. (R) 6.30 Hollyoaks. 7.00 Channel 4 News. 7.55 4thought.tv. 8.00 Birth of Britain. 9.00 One Born Every Minute. A woman is troubled by screams from a nearby delivery room. 10.00 Alan Carr: Chatty Man. 11.05 Comic’s Choice: Lee Mack. 12.10 Shameless. (R) 1.10 Premier League Poker. 2.10 The Genius of British Art. (R) 3.05 Dispatches: The Battle for Haiti. (R) 4.00 Titanic: The Mission. (R) 4.55 Great British Brands. (R) 5.10 ER. (R) 5.55 Sali Mali. (R)

6.00 The Treacle People. (R) 6.10 The Hoobs. (R) 6.35 The Hoobs. (R) 7.00 Freshly Squeezed. 7.30 Everybody Loves Raymond. (R) 7.55 Frasier. (R) 8.25 According to Jim. (R) 8.55 Supernanny USA. (R) 9.50 Desperate Housewives. (R) 10.50 A Place in the Sun: Home or Away. (R) 11.55 Jamie’s Fish Supper. (R) 12.00 Channel 4 News Summary. 12.05 Jamie’s Fish Supper. (R) 12.10 Three in a Bed. (R) 12.40 Great British Brands. (R) 12.55 Film: The Password Is Courage. (1962) Fact-based Second World War comedy drama, starring Dirk Bogarde. 3.10 Countdown. 3.55 Deal or No Deal. 5.00 Come Dine with Me. 5.30 Jamie’s 30 Minute Meals. 6.00 The Simpsons. (R) 6.30 Hollyoaks. 7.00 Channel 4 News. 7.55 4thought.tv. 8.00 The Year Britain Froze. 9.00 Big Fat Gypsy Weddings. 10.00 Shameless. 11.10 Comic’s Choice: Jo Brand. 12.10 European Poker Tour. 1.10 Freesports on 4. (R) 1.35 World B-Boy Series. (R) 2.05 Beach Volleyball. 2.55 KOTV. 3.25 Triathlon. (R) 4.15 Triathlon ITU World Championship Series. (R) 5.10 Bear Grylls: Born Survivor. (R)

Channel 5

Channel 5

6.00 Milkshake! 9.15 The Wright Stuff. 11.00 The Vanessa Show. 11.45 CSI: Crime Scene Investigation. (R) 12.40 Five News. 12.45 Emergency Bikers. (R) 1.45 Neighbours. 2.15 Home and Away. 2.50 Animal Rescue Squad. (R) 3.05 Film: Cool Money. (2005) Crime comedy, starring James Marsters. 5.00 Five News at 5; Weather. 5.30 Neighbours. (R) 6.00 Home and Away. (R) 6.25 Live from Studio Five. 7.00 Five News at 7. 7.30 How Do They Do It?; Five News Update. 8.00 Emergency Bikers; Five News Update. 9.00 Film: Eraser. (1996) Action thriller, starring Arnold Schwarzenegger. 11.20 Film: Replicant. (2001) Thriller, starring Jean-Claude Van Damme. 1.15 SuperCasino. 3.55 Emergency Bikers. (R) 4.45 HouseBusters. (R) 5.10 Wildlife SOS. (R) 5.35 House Doctor. (R)

Hammer; BBC News; Weather. 11.00 Saints and Scroungers. 11.45 Cash in the Attic; (R) BBC News; Weather. 12.15 Bargain Hunt. (R) 1.00 BBC News; Weather. 1.30 Regional News; Weather. 1.45 Doctors. 2.15 Land Girls. 3.00 BBC News; Weather; Regional News. 3.05 CBBC. 5.15 Weakest Link. 6.00 BBC News; Weather. 6.30 Regional News Programmes; Weather. 7.00 The One Show. 7.30 Rip Off Britain; (R) BBC News; Regional News. 8.00 Film: Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade. (1989) Action adventure sequel, starring Harrison Ford and Sean Connery. 10.00 BBC News. 10.25 Regional News; Weather. 10.35 The National Lottery Wednesday Night Draws. 10.45 Film 2011 with Claudia Winkleman; National Lottery Update. 11.25 Film: Amistad. (1997) Historical drama, with Anthony Hopkins; Weatherview. 1.55 Sign Zone: Country Tracks. (R) 2.50 Ian Hislop’s Age of the Do-Gooders. (R) 3.50 Filthy Rotten Scoundrels. (R) 4.35 BBC News.

Channel 4

6.00 Milkshake! 9.15 The Wright Stuff. 11.00 The Vanessa Show. 11.45 CSI: Crime Scene Investigation. (R) 12.40 Five News. 12.45 The Business Inspector. (R) 1.45 Neighbours. 2.15 Home and Away. 2.50 Animal Rescue Squad. (R) 3.05 Film: A Risk Worth Taking. (2008) Romantic drama, with Muriel Baumeister. 5.00 Five News at 5; Weather. 5.30 Neighbours. (R) 6.00 Home and Away. (R) 6.25 Live from Studio Five. 7.00 Five News at 7. 7.30 Zoo Days; (R) Five News Update. 8.00 Jurassic Park: The True Story; Five News Update. 9.00 CSI: Crime Scene Investigation. 10.00 CSI: Miami. (R) 10.55 CSI: Crime Scene Investigation. (R) 11.55 CSI: Crime Scene Investigation. (R) 12.55 SuperCasino. 3.55 The Business Inspector. (R) 4.45 HouseBusters. (R) 5.10 Wildlife SOS. (R) 5.35 House Doctor. (R)

6.00 Daybreak. 8.30 Lorraine. 9.25 The Jeremy Kyle Show. 10.30 This Morning. 12.30 Loose Women. 1.30 ITV News; Weather. 1.55 Regional News; Weather. 2.00 May the Best House Win. 3.00 Dickinson’s Real Deal. 3.59 Regional Weather. 4.00 Doc Martin. (R) 5.00 The Chase. 6.00 Regional News; Weather. 6.30 ITV News; Weather. 7.00 Emmerdale. 7.30 Live FA Cup Football. Coverage of one of this evening’s third-round replays. 10.00 ITV News at Ten; Weather. 10.30 Regional News; Weather. 10.35 Police, Camera, Action! (R) 11.35 FA Cup Football Highlights. 12.30 The Zone; ITV News Headlines. 2.35 Film: The Sting. (1973) Depression-era comedy drama, with Robert Redford and Paul Newman. 4.45 ITV Nightscreen. 5.30 ITV Morning News.

Thursday

Breakfast. 9.15 Wanted Down 6.00 Breakfast. 9.15 Wanted Down BBC1 6.00 BBC1 Under. Under. 10.00 Homes Under the 10.00 Homes Under the Hammer; BBC News; Weather. 11.00 Saints and Scroungers. 11.45 Cash in the Attic; (R) BBC News; Weather. 12.15 Bargain Hunt. (R) 1.00 BBC News; Weather. 1.30 Regional News; Weather. 1.45 Doctors. 2.15 Land Girls. 3.00 BBC News; Weather; Regional News. 3.05 CBBC. 5.15 Weakest Link. 6.00 BBC News; Weather. 6.30 Regional News Programmes; Weather. 7.00 The One Show. 7.30 EastEnders; BBC News; Regional News. 8.00 Human Planet. 9.00 Come Fly with Me. 9.30 Not Going Out. 10.00 BBC News. 10.25 Regional News; Weather. 10.35 Question Time. 11.35 This Week; Skiing Weatherview. 12.25 Sign Zone: Where’s Dad?: Panorama. (R) 12.55 Countryfile. (R) 1.55 Antiques Roadshow. (R) 2.55 Filthy Rotten Scoundrels. (R) 3.40 BBC News.

6.00 CBeebies. 7.00 CBBC. 8.30 BBC2 CBeebies. 11.35 Ready Steady Cook. (R) 12.00 Daily Politics. 12.30 GMT with George Alagiah. 1.00 Live Bowls. The World Indoor Championships. 3.00 To Buy or Not to Buy. 3.45 Flog It! 4.30 Perfection. 5.15 Antiques Road Trip. 6.00 Eggheads. 6.30 Great British Railway Journeys. 7.00 Who Does What? 8.00 Michel Roux’s Service. 9.00 Men of Rock. 10.00 The Great Outdoors. 10.30 Newsnight; Weather. 11.20 The Planets. 12.10 Bowls. 1.10 BBC News. 3.40 Close.

ITV1

6.00 Daybreak. 8.30 Lorraine. 9.25 The Jeremy Kyle Show. 10.30 This Morning. 12.30 Loose Women. 1.30 ITV News; Weather. 1.55 Regional News; Weather. 2.00 May the Best House Win. 3.00 Dickinson’s Real Deal. 3.59 Regional Weather. 4.00 Doc Martin. (R) 5.00 The Chase. 6.00 Regional News; Weather. 6.30 ITV News; Weather. 7.00 Emmerdale. 7.30 Daylight Robbery: Tonight. 8.00 Emmerdale. 8.30 Coronation Street. 9.00 Kidnap and Ransom. 10.00 ITV News at Ten; Weather. 10.30 Regional News; Weather. 10.35 Odd One In. (R) 11.20 Send in the Dogs. (R) 12.20 The Zone; ITV News Headlines. 2.20 The Jeremy Kyle Show. (R) 3.15 Daylight Robbery: Tonight. (R) 3.40 ITV Nightscreen. 5.30 ITV Morning News.

Channel 4

6.05 Sali Mali. (R) 6.10 The Hoobs. (R) 6.35 The Hoobs. (R) 7.00 Freshly Squeezed. 7.30 Everybody Loves Raymond. (R) 7.55 Frasier. (R) 8.25 According to Jim. (R) 8.50 Supernanny USA. (R) 9.45 Desperate Housewives. (R) 10.50 Country House Rescue. (R) 11.55 Jamie’s Fish Supper. (R) 12.00 Channel 4 News Summary. 12.05 Jamie’s Fish Supper. (R) 12.10 Three in a Bed. (R) 12.35 Great British Brands.(R) 12.55 Film:Scaramouche. (1952) Swashbuckling adventure, starring Stewart Granger. 3.10 Countdown. 3.55 Deal or No Deal. 5.00 Come Dine with Me. 5.30 Jamie’s 30 Minute Meals. 6.00 The Simpsons. (R) 6.30 Hollyoaks. 7.00 Channel 4 News. 7.55 4thought.tv. 8.00 Will My Crash Diet Kill Me? 9.00 Mary Portas: Secret Shopper. 10.00 The Joy of Teen Sex. 11.05 Comic’s Choice: Jessica Hynes. 12.10 Shameless. (R) 1.10 My Family’s Crazy Gap Year. (R) 2.05 Who DoYou ThinkYou Were? (R) 2.30 Dispatches: Fish Unwrapped. (R) 3.20 Food: What Goes in Your Basket? (R) 4.15 Brothers & Sisters. (R) 5.00 ER. (R) 5.45 Countdown. (R)

6.30 Sali Mali. (R) 6.35 The Hoobs. (R) 7.00 Freshly Squeezed. 7.30 Everybody Loves Raymond. (R) 7.55 Frasier. (R) 8.25 According to Jim. (R) 8.55 Wife Swap USA. (R) 9.50 Desperate Housewives. (R) 10.50 Help! My House Is Falling Down. (R) 11.55 Jamie’s Fish Supper. (R) 12.00 Channel 4 News Summary. 12.05 Jamie’s Fish Supper. (R) 12.10 Three in a Bed. (R) 12.40 River Cottage Bites. (R) 12.50 River Cottage Bites. (R) 1.00 Film: Halls of Montezuma. (1950) Second World War adventure, starring Richard Widmark. 3.10 Countdown. 3.55 Deal or No Deal. 5.00 Come Dine with Me. 5.30 Jamie’s 30 Minute Meals. 6.00 The Simpsons. (R) 6.30 Hollyoaks. 7.00 Channel 4 News. 7.55 4thought.tv. 8.00 Relocation, Relocation. A civil servant and his partner search for two properties in Manchester. 9.00 Rome Wasn’t Built in a Day. New series. Six skilled builders try to construct a Roman villa. 10.00 10 O’Clock Live. 11.05 Comic’s Choice: Sean Lock. 12.10 Film: Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind. (2004) Romantic drama, starring Jim Carrey and Kate Winslet. 2.05 Film: Crimson Rivers. (2000) French detective thriller, starring Jean Reno. 3.55 Brothers & Sisters. (R) 4.40 ER. (R) 5.25 Countdown. (R)

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6.00 Milkshake! 9.15 The Wright Stuff. 11.00 The Vanessa Show. 11.45 CSI: Crime Scene Investigation. (R) 12.40 Five News. 12.45 The Business Inspector. (R) 1.45 Neighbours. 2.15 Home and Away. 2.50 Animal Rescue Squad. (R) 3.05 Film: Let Me Call You Sweetheart. (1997) Mystery, starring Meredith Baxter. 5.00 Five News at 5; Weather. 5.30 Neighbours. (R) 6.00 Home and Away. (R) 6.25 Live from Studio Five. 7.00 Five News at 7. 7.30 Monkey Life; Five News Update. 8.00 Cowboy Builders; Five News Update. 9.00 NCIS. 10.00 Law & Order: Criminal Intent. (R) 10.55 Law & Order: Special Victims Unit. (R) 11.55 Poker. 12.55 SuperCasino. 3.55 The Business Inspector. (R) 4.45 HouseBusters. (R) 5.10 Wildlife SOS. (R) 5.35 House Doctor. (R)

Friday

6.00 Milkshake! 9.15 The Wright Stuff. 11.00 The Vanessa Show. 11.45 CSI: Crime Scene Investigation. (R) 12.40 Five News. 12.45 The Business Inspector. (R) 1.45 Neighbours. 2.15 Home and Away. 2.50 Animal Rescue Squad. (R) 3.05 Film: Hard to Forget. (1998) Detective thriller, starring Tim Dutton. 5.00 Five News at 5; Weather. 5.30 Neighbours. (R) 6.00 Home and Away. (R) 6.25 Live from Studio Five. 7.00 Five News at 7. 7.30 How Do They Do It?; Five News Update. 8.00 Secrets of the Blitz: Revealed; Five News Update. 9.00 Jack the Ripper – The Definitive Story. 10.00 Film: From Hell. (2001) Mystery thriller, starring Johnny Depp. 12.20 SuperCasino. 3.55 The Business Inspector. (R) 4.45 HouseBusters. (R) 5.10 Wildlife SOS. (R) 5.35 House Doctor. (R)

Hammer; BBC News; Weather. 11.00 Saints and Scroungers. 11.45 Cash in the Attic; (R) BBC News; Weather. 12.15 Bargain Hunt. (R) 1.00 BBC News; Weather. 1.30 Regional News; Weather. 1.45 Doctors. 2.15 Land Girls. 3.00 BBC News; Weather; Regional News. 3.05 CBBC. 5.15 Weakest Link. (R) 6.00 BBC News; Weather. 6.30 Regional News Programmes; Weather. 7.00 The One Show. 7.30 A Question of Sport; (R) BBC News; Regional News. 8.00 EastEnders. 8.30 QI. (R) 9.00 Hustle. 10.00 BBC News. 10.25 Regional News; Weather. 10.35 The Graham Norton Show. 11.20 The National Lottery Friday Night Draws. 11.30 Film: Point Break. (1991); Weatherview. 1.30 Sign Zone: James May’s Man Lab. (R) 2.30 Horizon: Asteroids – The Good, the Bad and the Ugly. (R) 3.30 Filthy Rotten Scoundrels. (R) 4.15 BBC News.

BBC2

6.00 CBeebies. 7.00 CBBC. 8.30 CBeebies. 11.35 Ready Steady Cook. (R) 12.00 Daily Politics. 12.30 GMT with George Alagiah. 1.00 Live Bowls. The World Indoor Championships quarter-finals. 3.00 To Buy or Not to Buy. 3.45 Flog It! 4.30 Perfection. 5.15 Antiques Road Trip. 6.00 Eggheads. 6.30 Great British Railway Journeys. 7.00 Julia Bradbury’s German Wanderlust. 7.30 An Island Parish. 8.00 Mastermind. 8.30 Life in a Cottage Garden with Carol Klein. 9.00 Can’t Take It with You. 10.00 Fast and Loose. 10.30 Newsnight. 11.00 The Review Show; Weather. 11.50 The Planets. 12.40 Bowls. 1.40 BBC News. 4.15 Close.

ITV1

6.00 Daybreak. 8.30 Lorraine. 9.25 The Jeremy Kyle Show. 10.30 This Morning. 12.30 Loose Women. 1.30 ITV News; Weather. 1.55 Regional News; Weather. 2.00 May the Best House Win. 3.00 Dickinson’s Real Deal. 3.59 Regional Weather. 4.00 Doc Martin. (R) 5.00 The Chase. 6.00 Regional News; Weather. 6.30 ITV News; Weather. 7.00 Emmerdale. 7.30 Coronation Street. 8.00 Children’s Hospital. 8.30 Coronation Street. 9.00 Comedy Rocks with Jason Manford. 10.00 ITV News at Ten; Weather. 10.30 Regional News; Weather. 10.35 Take Me Out. (R) 11.50 30 Years of An Audience With. (R) 12.40 The Zone; ITV News Headlines. 2.40 Film: Pieces of April. (2003) 4.00 ITV Nightscreen. 5.30 ITV Morning News.

Channel 4

6.10 The Hoobs. (R) 6.35 The Hoobs. (R) 7.00 Freshly Squeezed. 7.30 Everybody Loves Raymond. (R) 7.55 Frasier. (R) 8.25 According to Jim. (R) 8.55 Wife Swap USA. (R) 9.55 Desperate Housewives. (R) 10.50 Will My Crash Diet Kill Me? (R) 11.55 Jamie’s Fish Supper. (R) 12.00 Channel 4 News Summary. 12.05 Jamie’s Fish Supper. (R) 12.10 Three in a Bed. (R) 12.40 Jamie at Home. (R) 1.05 Film: Heaven Knows, Mr Allison. (1957) 3.10 Countdown. 3.55 Deal or No Deal. 5.00 Come Dine with Me. 5.30 Jamie’s 30 Minute Meals. 6.00 The Simpsons. (R) 6.30 Hollyoaks. 7.00 Channel 4 News. 7.25 4thought.tv. 7.30 Planning Outlaws. 8.00 Relocation: Phil Down Under. 9.00 The 50 Funniest Moments 2010. 11.10 British Comedy Awards: The Nominations. (R) 12.10 10 O’Clock Live. (R) 1.10 Music on 4: Mercury Prize Sessions. 1.25 My Name Is Earl. (R) 2.15 King of the Hill. 2.35 Comedy Lab: Jack Whitehall Secret Census. (R) 3.05 Film: Monkey Business. (1952) 4.40 Brothers & Sisters. (R) 5.25 Countdown. (R)

Channel 5

6.00 Milkshake! 9.15 The Wright Stuff. 11.00 The Vanessa Show. 11.45 CSI: Crime Scene Investigation. (R) 12.40 Five News. 12.45 The Business Inspector. (R) 1.45 Neighbours. 2.15 Home and Away. 2.50 The Family Recipe. (R) 2.55 Animal Rescue Squad. (R) 3.10 Film: Acceptance. (2009) Premiere. Comedy, starring Joan Cusack and Mae Whitman. 5.00 Five News at 5; Weather. 5.30 Neighbours. (R) 6.00 Home and Away. (R) 6.25 Live from Studio Five. 7.00 Five News at 7. 7.30 Michaela’s Zoo Babies; (R) Five News Update. 8.00 Ice Road Truckers; Five News Update. 9.00 The Mentalist. (R) 10.00 CSI: Crime Scene Investigation. (R) 10.55 NCIS. (R) 11.55 Cops in Crisis. (R) 12.15 SuperCasino. 3.55 Motorsport Mundial. 4.20 The Business Inspector. (R) 5.10 Wildlife SOS. (R) 5.35 House Doctor. (R)


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1. There’s no end to it (8) 2. Excitement caused by someone falling overboard? (6) 3. If I jive, I have to leave the country! (4) 4. Shaken and upset (8) 5. His work as an artist is somewhat impressive (6) 6. It may be the making of a man! (4) 11. Indecision shows us soft in reason (8) 13. Avoids a sailor with blemishes (8) 15. Believe one will agree to an invitation? (6) 17. Is among those left to fight (6) 19. Present from the Red Army (4) 21. Regretted sounding discourteous (4)

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Send us your sports reports

Many thanks to all of the clubs that have submitted reports. We do our best to publish all reports sent to us, and welcome words and pictures from all sports clubs in the district. so keep them coming - and if you think there is a match/sports event we should be at then do get in touch. don’t forget pics taken by the resident are available as Jpegs free of charge. Please send reports and picture requests to ben@the-resident.co.uk

a lesson in finishing the big Match

billingshurst were too good for southwater in one of the few WsFl fixtures on saturday

report: nick hind Pictures: Chris Woolgar billingshurst 8 southwater 0 after all the frost and snow of the last month, it was the rain that threatened yet another weekend of fixtures in our coverage of the West sussex leagues. Fortunately, we scoured the county to find some high ground to watch Billingshurst celebrate the New Year in style with a resounding thumping of Southwater in the Premier. Striker, Matt Bulmer grabbed the headlines, capping an excellent team performance with a hat-trick as ‘Hurst ran riot, netting 8 goals without reply to leave lowly ‘Water rooted to the foot of the table. A rout didn’t look on the cards after the opening exchanges as both sides probed their opponent and adapted to tricky conditions. But two goals in as many minutes from the instinctive No. 10, Bulmer, inflicted a gaping flesh wound on the visitors

that Hurst managed to reopen time after time. Damage done within the first quarter, an adventurous 3-5-2 formation saw the home side build attacks at will; the extra man in midfield always available on the overlap to supply an endless stream of crosses for the strikers. Hurst’s total dominance gave their impact players the perfect platform to perform, and Ash Lewis revelled in the role of left side creator, splitting the tepid Water defence with ease to set up Nick Tilley for the 3rd goal. With Hurst 4-0 up at the break thanks to a decisive Paul Elliott strike, a stand of any description was required from the visitors to stem the flow and salvage the pride. But, Matt Bulmer, in no mood to hand out seasonal good will, showed no mercy as he grabbed his hat-trick with

‘We have great individual talents at the club’ - Mark betts only minutes of the second half gone. There were some well crafted goals on show all afternoon, but the finish of the game came from the lively Ash Lewis. Arriving late onto a teasing cross from skipper, Chris Simmons, Lewis’ technique matched his poise as he volleyed from the edge of the area and into the opposite corner for a goal that would have graced any football field. With an exhausted Southwater out on their feet, and seemingly out of their depth, it was left to sub, Tim Osbourne and defender, Pete Proto, to kill off their wounded prey and put an end to the bloodshed. Unsurprisingly, Southwater’s MOM went to their keeper, Mark Taylor, who excelled at times to keep the score down to single figures. And although totally outshone, the team’s effort never dropped. But with only 1 win

in 8 league games and rock bottom of the table, Southwater will have to show guts, fight and dogged determination to turn around their fortunes. Assistant manager, Olly Wilkins, didn’t pull any punches in his frank assessment: “We were outplayed, outfought and outclassed today- we have a young team that has to start learning quickly and adapt to the position we find ourselves in.” 2011 couldn’t have started any better for a bristling Billingshurst who see this win lift them to 6th in the league. Mark Betts, Hurst’s Coach, oversaw a great team performance saying: “We have great individual talents at the club, and today was the first time they shone within the structure of an excellent team performance- they’ve set themselves the standard I expect for the rest of the season.”


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Blogg fires hattrick for U14s

Cougars enjoy Chelsea treat Horsham under 14 boys played host to East Grinstead on Sunday afternoon. Horsham fielded as many players as were available including four under 12 s and under 10 goalkeeper Joel Chinn who played for both teams. All the boys played exceptionally well by passing and moving into space and ensuring their passes went to sticks. Special mentions go to Aden Gwynne, Alfie Killner and Matthew White who all worked extremely hard in various positions and kept the continuity going. Horsham came out 7-2 winners with goals from Hugo Vickers, Noah Chinn, Lewis Neal, Lewis Harvey and a hat trick from Matt Blogg (pictured above). Man of the match (voted by the boys) was George Comber.

Ashington Cougars enjoyed a footballing treat over the festive period as over 60 boys (and girls) from the club spent a day at Chelsea Football Club’s world famous training ground in Cobham, Surrey. The players were put through the paces by the club’s award winning Chelsea Foundation

Coaches and spent the morning working on tactics and skills to help develop their game. The afternoon was spent playing a mini tournament with medals presented to 15 of the players before finishing off with a penalty shootout. “It was an amazing day and the coaches were great. To play at

Chelsea in the same ground as players such as John Terry and Frank Lampard is amazing and we all learned such a lot not just about football but how to warm up properly and what to eat before a game” said Joe Brooker, winner of the penalty shootout. Chelsea Foundations coaches will visit Ashington Cougars FC

on the 20 and 21st April to run a soccer school open to both club players and young players from the local community.

For further information and a chance to win a free place visit www.ashingtoncougarsfc.co.uk/c helsea.html

Ladies stick to it after Horsham enjoy shaky start to qualify emphatic win

Having returned to the Mercian league after an absence of five seasons, the Horsham U16 boys are riding high at the top of the table after an emphatic victory against Sanderstead on Sunday. Within a couple of minutes of pushback they secured a short corner, and although they failed to convert it was only a matter of minutes before Jack Dean scored from open play. Five minutes later a well placed long ball from Zac Chinn found Jack and Horsham were 2-0 up. Midway through the half James Cooper capitalised on a loose ball in the circle and extended the Horsham lead. Horsham had two more short corners but failed to score. Moments later Jack Dean made a break down the right and his cross found Jamie Whitehouse, his shot on goal narrowly missing as it powered into the top corner side netting. Horsham lost a little concentration for a few minutes and Sanderstead made a rare counter attack. Keeper Sam Johnson did well to save the first shot on goal but couldn’t keep out the rebound and the half finished 3-1. After the break Horsham’s Jamie Whitehouse scored two in quick succession and put the result beyond doubt. Andrew Paterson added a goal midway through the half and a few minutes later Jack Dean completed his hat trick. Shortly before the final whistle Zac Chinn scored from the edge of the circle. The final result was 8-1 to Horsham.

Horsham Ladies 1st XI played in the National League Div 2 South Indoor Tournament at Whitgift School Croydon last weekend, finishing second in the tournament. The result means Horsham start next season in National League Indoor and also qualify to play in the next round of the tournament on the 22/23 Jan at Moulton College, where they will be playing for promotion into NL Division 1 next season. Horsham should have won their first game, but only drew 4-4 against Maidstone with goals from Jess Dean, Louisa Denman (2) and Fran Crossley. The next game saw them lose 41 to East Grinstead, but it was a tight game which the score doesn’t reflect. The game was held at 1-1 was the vast majority, but a 3 minute lapse in concentration from Horsham and some loose defending lead to three goals being scored in quick succession from which we couldn’t recover. The Horsham goal scorer was Louisa Denman. On Sunday, having lost Siobhan Henn to illness during the night, the squad went down to eight players - the smallest squad at the tournament. Outdoor captain

Zeph Fisher (who wasn’t playing) also took over as coach for the day due to the unavailability of coach Warren Gilmore. Horsham went out hard, knowing they needed to win all 3 games today to ensure qualification. The first game saw Horsham beat Harrow 4-0. The team was more patient, with fantastic build up play leading to goals for Jess Dean (2), Louisa Denman and Fran Crossley. Horsham exerted dominance right from the start of their next game, barely allowing Cambridge

into the game. Horsham moved the ball well and used to space fantastically. In the last 10 minutes of the second half Horsham got slightly complaisant and allowed Cambridge to get 2 cheap goals, but Horsham gained their momentum back and finished the game off with a fantastic team goal as they ran out 52 winners. Horsham goals scorers were Jess Dean (3), Steph Dent and Fran Crossley. A tired Horsham took the pitch for their last time against St Albans, with both teams already

guaranteed qualified, only the final placing to be decided. Having played in the same outdoor league as St Albans for a number of years, and drawing on their last outdoor meet, it was always going to be a extremely competitive game, with both sides fighting hard the entire game, with the score line remaining tight throughout and end to end hockey. With 20 seconds left on the clock and the score level at 3-3 Horsham had a free hit in their own half. If the game finished a draw or a loss for Horsham, St Albans would finish above Horsham, so Horsham knew they had nothing to lose and threw everything into their last attack of the game, which resulted in Louisa Denman finishing off a fantastic team effort by slotting the ball into the back of the net with 3 seconds left on the clock. Horsham goals scorers in the 43 win were Steph Dent (2), Fran Crossley and Louisa Denman. The whole team played fantastically during the tournament. Alison Playle, the goalkeeper, who plays her outdoor hockey for Tunbridge Wells, was outstanding throughout the tournament and made several superb saves, including one off her helmet.


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Taking Stock of title victory

Report courtesy of www.hornetsreview.co.uk Pictures: John Lines

Flying Hornets see off league leaders Horsham

3-1

Sutton Utd Billy Dunn enjoyed a memorable reunion with his former employers, scoring one and setting up another, as the Hornets continued their recent revival with an excellent win over the league leaders. Sutton, beaten just twice in the league this season, struggled to impose themselves on a pitch that cut up quickly after the recent rain and were two goals behind after just 13 minutes as the Hornets continued the good work of Monday's equally impressive victory at Kingstonian. The visitors briefly threatened a comeback when Craig Dundas scored, just before the hour, but Pat Harding put the result beyond doubt almost immediately and the hosts could even afford the luxury of a missed penalty as they recorded their 4th successive victory.

Horsham were strengthened by the return from suspension of Ben Andrews, Michael Hector and Ryan Woodford and, while Woodford had to content himself with a place on the bench, Hassan Nyang retained his place in the defence after Monday's fine display against the Ks. A good turnout of away support helped swell the crowd to over 400 but it was those from Horsham who were celebrating

first when Jamie Cade's strong run took him to halfway where he

slipped the ball through for Dunn to race some 30 yards before beating Kevin Scriven from the edge of the box for his second goal of the season. A short while later, the Gorings Mead faithful were cheering again

when Horsham doubled their lead. A throw-in on the right, deep inside the Sutton half, was cleared as far as Nyang who left fly with a tremendous shot that Scriven's fingertips diverted onto the crossbar. As the ball dropped, Jamie Cade twisted and stretched to slide the ball over the goal-line to put the home side firmly in the driving seat. It remained pretty much oneway traffic as the second half got under way. Sutton produced a goal on 57 minutes that gave

them brief hope of a recovery. A spell of good possession from the table-toppers saw Davis pick up the ball in space and his looping cross found Dundas stealing in ahead of Nyang to head past Zawadski's full-length dive and into the far corner of the net. During the early stages of the season, the Hornets might have been expected to buckle under the pressure of conceding but, if further evidence was needed of their newfound resolve, it was to come almost immediately. Possession was wrestled from the visitors and the ball given to Dunn, on halfway. With Carey out wide in space, the goalscorer looked out to his right but instead picked out strike partner Harding with a brilliant disguised pass that set the former Eastbourne man on his way and he produced a great finish from the edge of the box to make it 3-1. When Karl Murray was adjudged to have handled the ball in the area, following a corner, and Horsham were given the chance to make it four from the penalty spot. Dead-ball expert Storey stepped up but Scriven guessed right to make a super save, diving to his right to push the spot-kick away.

Lee Evans, Sales Executive at the Lifestyle Ford branch in Horsham, won his first ever major stock car racing title when he was crowned London Champion 2010 on 28th November 2010. The race, which took place at Wimbledon Stadium, is part of the Rookie Rods, a budget, non-contact formula designed to make racing accessible to all those who have a passion for racing, yet do not have a big sponsorship deal backing them. Lee, who has been racing since the age of five when he took up go-karting, said: “I have had to wait a long time to win my first major title and it feels great to be London Champion. “I have come close to a big title on so many occasions, but I always seemed to just miss out. At times I felt disheartened, but racing is my passion and I stuck with it and it’s fantastic to see my hard work finally paying off.” At the start of this year, Lee acquired a new trailer, which Paul Murrells, Sales Director at Lifestyle Europe and Stacey Carpenter at Vinyl Creations provided free sign writing for. Lee said: “The staff at Lifestyle have been really good to me over the years. Not only has Paul provided me with some fantastic sign writing for my trailer, but all the guys at the branch are really great when it comes to shift swapping. “Sometimes my racing requires me to be free on certain days at the weekend and everyone is extremely helpful and generous when I need to swap shifts to attend meets. I could not have done this without them.” Indoor Cricket

Season starts

Cricket 2011 kicked off last Friday when the Annual Identilam U/16 Tournament began at Tanbridge School, Horsham. This season 12 different Clubs, divided into 2 groups of 6, will contest for the Trophy, which will finish at the beginning of April. First up, Champions Steyning took on Capel, who despite losing an early wicket, recovered through Tom Bullock and Sam Jacques, as Capel were able to post a challenging total of 108-4. Steyning ended 22 runs short. West Chiltington batted consistently throughout their innings, with Tom Chambers, Ollie Tavares, & Alex Miller all retiring, and posted a massive 122-1 from their 12 overs. The feature of Horsham Trinity’s batting was the running between the wickets as they scrambled across the line with 5 balls to spare. In the final game, Ifield batted sensibly against some very good bowling from Nathan Baily & Tom Skiggs, but only Jo Smith with 25 not out was able to make any headway, and Ifield finished with a below-par 69-4. However, thanks to good bowling, Three Bridges’s batsmen had to work for the win, which was accomplished with 3 overs to spare.


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