Latest News In Crawley

26th Oct 2016
8:55pm

Police 'concerned' about 13-year-old from Langley Green who has...

Sussex Police are concerned for the safety of a 13-year-old boy who has been missing for three days. Meet Patel, from Langley Green, was last seen on Monday (October 24). He is described as being of Asian appearance with cropped, straight black hair and at the time of his disappearance was wearing a black hoodie. He was also wearing a dark blue T-shirt, black jeans and black trainers with white soles. Graham Milner, detective constable of the missing persons team, said: "We are...

Police 'concerned'  about 13-year-old from Langley Green who has...

26th Oct 2016
12:02pm

Woman sexually assaulted by man with 'dirty teeth and hands'...

Police are hunting for a man with "dirty teeth and hands" who carried out a "most unpleasant" sex attack on a woman as she left a petrol station in Northgate.Shortly before 7.30pm on Saturday (October 22) a 27-year old woman from went into the Premier shop at the Crawley Autopoint petrol garage, in Woodfield Road, to buy some things. There was a man already in the shop who was attempting to buy a can of drink, so she helped him do so. He then insisted on paying for her...

Woman sexually assaulted by man with 'dirty teeth and hands'...

26th Oct 2016
11:49am

Police searching for woman in relation to wallet theft from...

Police are attempting to trace a woman as part of their investigation into the theft of a wallet from the post office counter at Broadfield newsagents on Broadfield Barton.In the incident, which took place on Friday October 21 at 4.24pm, the woman in question - who has been captured on CCTV - was next in line to a 50-year-old local man who had gone to the post office to buy a stamp. In doing so, he inadvertently left his wallet containing £110 cash and bank cards behind.The woman had asked...

Police searching for woman in relation to wallet theft from...

26th Oct 2016
9:07am

Specialist biohazard unit called out to Ifield house after...

A specialist unit for detecting and monitoring hazardous substances was sent to an address in Crawley just after midnight after a suspicious powder was found at an address.The Detection, Identification and Monitoring (DIM) unit was sent from Dorking in Surrey as it is the only one in the region, after the white powder was found at a home in Delrogue Road, Ifield.A firefighter at Dorking Fire Station said this morning that the crew was there to assist Sussex Police officers and that, after...

Specialist biohazard unit called out to Ifield house after...

25th Oct 2016
1:19pm

Police release details about woman found dead in Bewbush

Police have confirmed there is nothing suspicious about an incident in Bewbush on Friday night where a woman was found dead. Emergency services responded to the incident in Cumbernauld Walk shortly before 6.30pm and, despite their best efforts, could not save the woman, who was found hanged and pronounced dead at the scene. On Friday night Sussex Police confirmed the fatality and today a spokeswoman for the force released an official statement. She said: "At about 6.23pm on Friday...

Police release details about woman found dead in Bewbush

25th Oct 2016
11:11am

Gatwick loses out as government gives Heathrow permission to...

Gatwick has lost out in its bid to build a second runway as the government today announced that Heathrow can progress with its expansion plans.It had long been thought, since the Airports Commission backed Heathrow in a report in July 2015, that Gatwick would not get the nod, however it is felt by many that this does not spell the end of Gatwick's own proposals.The announcement was made at about 11.40am with Transport Secretary Chris Grayling calling the decision "truly momentous".It...

Gatwick loses out as government gives Heathrow permission to...

25th Oct 2016
10:31am

Opening of Aldi supermarket in Crawley delayed again but Smyths...

The long-awaited opening of Crawley's first Aldi has been pushed back again but the neighbouring Smyths Toys shop is on track to open this weekend.The low-cost German supermarket was initially expected to be opening its doors in the summer as part of the new Acorn Retail Park in Manor Royal but in June a spokesman said this had been delayed until this Thursday (October 27) - although they added this date was subject to change.An Aldi spokeswoman today (Tuesday, October 25) told the Crawley News...

Opening of Aldi supermarket in Crawley delayed again but Smyths...

25th Oct 2016
9:08am

Heathrow gets permission for new runway instead of Gatwick -...

The government today announced that Gatwick had lost out to Heathrow in its bid to build a new runway after years of assessment and research. The Airports Commission published a report in July 2015 backing Heathrow for expansion, recommending a third runway be built there instead of a second one at Gatwick. However, the commission did not rule out expansion at Gatwick and the final decision still rested with Theresa May and her cabinet. The final decision has been delayed several times...

Heathrow gets permission for new runway instead of Gatwick -...

25th Oct 2016
8:30am

Man arrested after yet another arson near Crawley Town stadium

A man has been arrested following yet another arson close to Crawley Town's stadium.Crawley police officers who were out on patrol last night came across a bin on fire in Broadfield Park and soon after they arrested a 22-year-old man from Crawley on suspicion of arson.There have been a series of fires in the area around Crawley Town's stadium over the past few weeks but it is unclear if this latest one is linked to any others.On September 12 the club's kit van was completely destroyed in a fire...

Man arrested after yet another arson near Crawley Town stadium

24th Oct 2016
6:52pm

Hotel Chocolat to open new shop in County Mall

Two brand new shops are set to open in County Mall as the shopping centre continues to fill up empty units.The new brands that will be coming to the town will be Hotel Chocolat, who will be opening next month and a BB's café which will open to shoppers tomorrow (Tuesday, October 25).BB's, who specialise in selling coffee and muffins, will be taking a 1,523 square foot unit which is opposite Primark on the ground floor.Despite the arrival of the new café which adds to the existing...

Hotel Chocolat to open new shop in County Mall

24th Oct 2016
5:11pm

Meet the adorable dog and his owner on a mission to tackle...

A Maidenbower man and his trusted companion have taken a unique approach to tackling the neighbourhood's litter problem – one walk at a time.Martin Avis and his family re-homed a young Beagle Jack Russell cross from a family friend back in April and over recent months the 44-year-old has been amazed by the amount of rubbish he encounters while out walking Bosley, especially because the young puppy is attracted to the litter.Rather than simply moaning about the rubbish Mr Avis decided to do...

Meet the adorable dog and his owner on a mission to tackle...

24th Oct 2016
4:37pm

Man jailed for beating up innocent man who lost part of his ear...

A man has been jailed for an unprovoked attack on another man who asked him for a lighter, resulting in the victim losing part of his ear.Ian Berry was found guilty by a jury of inflicting grievous bodily harm (GBH) on a 25-year-old man outside Three Bridges station in a late-night assault.On July 18, 2015, the male victim and a 38-year-old woman arrived at the train station at about 11.45pm, having caught a train from Brighton.They were waiting in the taxi queue outside the station when the...

Man jailed for beating up innocent man who lost part of his ear...

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