An office building in the centre of Crawley has been bought by Crawley Borough Council for more than £8 million - in a bid to boost council income. But the purchase has brought criticism this week that the council is ‘playing investors’ with taxpayers’ money.
Also in your Crawley Observer, police say sorry for ‘poppers’ seizure
Pupils get on their bikes - pictures
Nursery parents saved is closing
And in sport, former West Ham midfielder Josh Payne is relishing a second chance of rebuilding his career after a prison sentence threatened to end it
Also pages of readers’ letters and news, business, jobs, motors, and our WOW entertainments guide
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