Publication: Crawley Observer

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Ex-prostitute backs calls from MPs to rethink sex trade criminal charges

A former prostitute has described her experiences following a call from MPs to remove criminal charges against women working in sex trade.Charlotte, who worked as a prostitute in Crawley and Horley for about 10 years, said she has struggled to find a ... [Published Crawley Observer - 2 hours ago]
Entities: Prostitution, Sex, Criminal
First reported 5 hours ago - Updated 5 hours ago - 1 reports

Passion for fighting crime

The new inspector for Crawley’s Neighbourhood Policing Team (NPT) has explained her plans for reducing crime and increasing police visibility.Rachel Carr, 35, was appointed leader of NPT last month and has been working ‘non-stop’ to assess each neighbourhood’s ... [Published Crawley Observer - 5 hours ago]
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Letter: We can’t afford to lose grass verges

I read with increasing anger some of the comments in last week’s Observer regarding the subject of parking on grass verges.Some of your correspondents actually wanted the grass verges to be replace by concrete. Unbelievable.Has it not occurred to them ... [Published Crawley Observer - 5 hours ago]
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Letter: Ridiculous rant

Having read the rantings of Cllr Chris Oxlade (Lab, Ifield) I feel obliged to answer.I am sick and tired of the ridiculous rantings of the opposition. The Conservatives, like any group, have differences of opinion - you should hear the shouting that come ... [Published Crawley Observer - 5 hours ago]
First reported 23 hours ago - Updated 23 hours ago - 1 reports

Woman who completed London Marathon says “I am not a runner at all”

A 24-year-old who found it hard to run a 5km race last year, has completed the London Marathon.After a six-hour slog, Rebecca Mintrim, of Weald Drive, Furnace Green, crossed the finish line on Sunday (April 13), tired, elated, and reaching for a packet ... [Published Crawley Observer - 23 hours ago]
First reported Apr 19 2014 - Updated Apr 19 2014 - 1 reports

Video: Easter Bus in Queens Square, Crawley

Children have been making paper flowers and decorating eggs in Queens Square today (Saturday April 19).The DoStuffBus - redecorated as the Easter Bus - will be in the Square until 4pm.Activities include an Easter egg hunt round the town centre. ... [Published Crawley Observer - Apr 19 2014]
First reported Apr 19 2014 - Updated Apr 19 2014 - 1 reports

Moorhen costs council £2,000 by building nest

A nesting moorhen has cost Crawley Borough Council £2,000.The bird brought improvement works at Dobbins Pond, Ifield, to a halt when she chose to lay her eggs there.Now the council must wait more than two months for the chicks to hatch and fledge before ... [Published Crawley Observer - Apr 19 2014]
Entities: Moorhen, Environment
First reported Apr 19 2014 - Updated Apr 19 2014 - 1 reports

Priorities: jobs, homes, community

Last year, following a Labour motion, Crawley Borough Council adopted the Living Wage.At the time the Conservatives made a lot of noise about it being the right thing to do, to quote one Tory councillor: “I’d encourage any local employers not already ... [Published Crawley Observer - Apr 19 2014]
First reported Apr 19 2014 - Updated Apr 19 2014 - 1 reports

Paying out to cut back on potholes

There has been a lot of interest with residents about roads and their condition in Crawley.There have been accusations that Crawley has been treated unfairly by the county council and that they have less spent on our roads than would be expected for our ... [Published Crawley Observer - Apr 19 2014]
First reported Apr 19 2014 - Updated Apr 19 2014 - 1 reports

Hospice also cares for people at home

Locally in my ward of Southgate, there is a fantastic charity called St Catherine’s Hospice that provides specialised end of life care to local people, their family and any else connected to them.When you think of a hospice you assume that the care is ... [Published Crawley Observer - Apr 19 2014]
First reported Apr 19 2014 - Updated Apr 19 2014 - 1 reports

Mall to get £5-million refurbishment

Five million pounds is being pumped into improvements at County Mall.The money, provided by Mall owners Standard Life Investments, will see the 22-year-old shopping centre receive a spring-time spruce-up.The work is due to begin at the end of April and ... [Published Crawley Observer - Apr 19 2014]
First reported Apr 19 2014 - Updated Apr 19 2014 - 1 reports

Letter: Shocked by Gatwick Airport plans

Like many other Crawley residents I wasn’t really bothered either way whether we had a second runway or not. I always assumed that land had been designated for this years ago and the airport would just move nearer to Charlwood and that only a few residents ... [Published Crawley Observer - Apr 19 2014]

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Letter: Ridiculous rant [Published Crawley Observer - 5 hours ago]
Letter: We can’t afford to lose grass verges [Published Crawley Observer - 5 hours ago]
Woman who completed London Marathon says “I a... [Published Crawley Observer - 23 hours ago]
Moorhen costs council £2,000 by building nest [Published Crawley Observer - Apr 19 2014]
Video: Easter Bus in Queens Square, Crawley [Published Crawley Observer - Apr 19 2014]
Paying out to cut back on potholes [Published Crawley Observer - Apr 19 2014]
Hospice also cares for people at home [Published Crawley Observer - Apr 19 2014]
Priorities: jobs, homes, community [Published Crawley Observer - Apr 19 2014]
Mall to get £5-million refurbishment [Published Crawley Observer - Apr 19 2014]
Letter: No second Gatwick runway option [Published Crawley Observer - Apr 19 2014]
Letter: Faith in human nature restored [Published Crawley Observer - Apr 19 2014]
Letter: Shocked by Gatwick Airport plans [Published Crawley Observer - Apr 19 2014]
Thieves break into taxi and steal coins [Published Crawley Observer - Apr 19 2014]
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Letter: Unimpressed by yarns being spun [Published Crawley Observer - Apr 18 2014]
School to use cash gift for mini beast area [Published Crawley Observer - Apr 18 2014]
Marble kings to return to Crawley [Published Crawley Observer - Apr 17 2014]
Person attempts to set fire to a tree [Published Crawley Observer - Apr 17 2014]
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Police renew appeal following youth centre brea... [Published Crawley Observer - Apr 17 2014]
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Judge retires in fracking demo case [Published Crawley Observer - Apr 17 2014]
Homeowner fears at Gatwick meeting [Published Crawley Observer - Apr 17 2014]
Woman arrested after police find cannabis plants [Published Crawley Observer - Apr 17 2014]
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