Police said a fire outside the former Poundland building in Worthing may have started in discarded bedding left behind by a homeless person but said no crime was identified. Officers attended the scene in Montague Street at 6.50pm yesterday (Sunday, December 16) where firefighters were dealing with a blaze in a derelict shop building, a police spokesman said. Police said the fire was put out in minutes. The spokesman said: "It was thought possible it may have started in discarded bedding left behind by a homeless person, but no crime was identified and no one was hurt."The building was boarded up to make it secure."A spokesman for West Sussex Fire and Rescue Service confirmed that two fire engines attended the scene at 6.48pm before leaving at 7.15pm. There were piles of black ash at the site this morning where it appeared that the bedding had been on fire. SEE MORE: Christmas angels land in WorthingWorthing resident donates gift box to Guild Care resident who will be alone at … [Read more...] about Police: ‘No crime identified’ after fire by former Worthing Poundland building
If you are looking for an imposing house with ample and generous accommodation, then look no further than this detached residence situated in one of Worthing’s most premier locations. Seclusion and privacy are in abundance here – located at the top end of First Avenue in a private cul-de-sac, it is simply you and four neighbours for company. | Also on the market – Beautiful Littlehampton home with three bedrooms less than a mile from the town centre and Shoreham Beach chalet bungalow with annexe and stunning sea views |With the golf course to the rear of the building, it almost feels like you are situated in the middle of the countryside.Upon entering the house, it is instantly clear to see the amount of space on offer.On the ground floor there is ample entertaining space with the large living room providing a triple aspect and a great setting to spend some quality time with friends. The separate dining room is more for formal gatherings, and you can make the most … [Read more...] about Imposing Worthing home with five bedrooms in secluded location close to South Downs
On the Today programme (Radio 4) on Tuesday, December 3, Chris Grayling was talking about HS2. He said: “If you have a busy road going through a busy town, you have a bypass.” | Read more – A27 Worthing and Lancing upgrades: Highways England does not deny scheme is paused; A27 bypass for Worthing and Lancing via Steyning, Washington and Long Furlong is best option to ease traffic; and Campaigners launch renewed A27 bypass campaign in Worthing |He used this sound reasoning to help justify HS2.Let’s hope he also uses it to justify a bypass for Worthing/Lancing.Tim Loughton, in his latest, e-newsletter dismisses the building of a tunnel to provide a bypass as too expensive.However, Highways England have costed a dual carriageway bypass along the route of the A283/A24/A280 to be 20 per cent of the cost of a tunnel. I would like Mr Loughton to discuss the pros and cons of this option. His favoured options are on-line.Meaningful on-line construction of our stretch … [Read more...] about Worthing A27 bypass: On-line options will cause traffic chaos
A child suffered slight injuries following a collision with a car in Worthing this afternoon, police confirmed. Police were called to a collision between a car and a child in The Boulevard at 3.16pm today (Monday, December 10), a spokesman said. The child suffered slight injuries, police said. The road, which was partially blocked after the incident, has now been cleared.SEE MORE: Bomb disposal team called to Worthing town centreTwo fire engines in Worthing town centreLancing couple appear on BBC Breakfast for national recycling story Bomb disposal team called to Worthing town centre … [Read more...] about Child suffers ‘slight injuries’ after collision in Worthing
The Mercedes-AMG GT C is something of a dying breed: a two-seat European GT car with a massive engine. I recently sampled the Mercedes-AMGGT C in New York City and suburban New Jersey. This is one stylish beast of a car that actually serves up excellent bang for the buck. What kind of person are you? Do you like high-performance cars? Do you prefer it if they cost a lot of money and have the engine where the engine is supposed to be, right up front under the hood? Do you think back seats are a waste of space? Well then, you are in a narrow demographic with precious few vehicles to choose from. If it must be ‘Merican, look no farther than the Corvette and get yourself some incredible performance at an amazing value. If money’s no object, say hello to the $US475,000 Ferrari 812 Superfast. Read more: I drove a $US474,000 Ferrari 812 Superfast to see if the sports car delivers a thrill worth the price – here’s the verdict. Moving down the cost ladder, Aston … [Read more...] about I drove a $168,000 Mercedes-AMG GT C to see if this gorgeous and terrifying two-seater is worth the price. Here’s the verdict.