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Faygate and Bewbush affected after third party contractor bursts water main

Some residents and business were affected with loss of water after the pipe broke.



Whilst working on the road improvements on Horsham Rd outside Squires Garden Centre, a contractor caught one of the water pipes while working around one of the gas pipes at around 10:30 this morning (12th Feb).

Southern Water said two areas were affected, Faygate and Bewbush Drive.

A rapid response team from Southern  Water was despatched to sort the problem out.

The repairs were completed by mid afternoon.

A spokesperson from Southern Water said:

“We’re pleased to say repairs are complete on the burst main in Horsham Road, Crawley and all customers affected should now be back in supply.

We’re sorry for any inconvenience this has caused and we would like to thank everyone affected for their patience while we’ve worked as quickly and safely as possible on this emergency.”


Crawley wanted man caught after replying to police on facebook

Louis Brown tried to hide from the police by hiding under a mattress.



Louis Brown was caught by police after responding LOL on their facebook post

Police had posted on their facebook page his photo along with the reasons he was sought.

They said:

“He is wanted on recall to prison for breaching his bail conditions and believed to be in the Crawley area.”

But Brown thought is funny to respond to the post by putting “LOL” under it.

Crawley police though did have the last laugh after he was found hiding under a mattress at an address.

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