What’s in this week’s Observer


Pick up a copy of this week’s Midhurst and Petworth Observer for all the latest news, sport and entertainment from across the area.

In this week’s paper, there are pumpkins everywhere - including a wonderful front page photo by Kate Shemilt.

New hope is raised in the quest for a Petworth skate park as a site is to be discussed by Chichester District Council.

Protesters call for a public debate on the controversial restoration work at South Pond, Midhurst.

A horseback protest is held against the ‘danger’ of oil drilling traffic in the South Downs National Park.

Concern is voiced over the ‘superhighway’ style flight path proposed for planes going to TAG Farnborough Airport.

Fernhurst celebrates the re-opening of its internet hub and coffee shop after a facelift.

A dad tackles a challenging TV show in memory of his courageous soldier son.

Campaigners brand alternative provision of law courts in Chichester ‘inadequate’ and a ‘scandal’.

James Butler reports on reaction to findings of a report into ten killings by and of patients.

Did you graduate from the University of Chichester this week? If so you might find your face among those at the ceremonies on our centre spread.

You could also win a night at a French chateau hotel, get some free chips or even win a wedding at Fontwell Park.

There are dozens more news stories, features, picture stories, columnists, letters, business news, entertainment and sport.

There is also a round-up of cases from the local courts and details of the latest roadworks.

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