August 2012 News
A Host of Sparrows29 Aug 2012
A nationally important forgotten comic genius is given a one man show at Horsham Museum and Art Gallery this September.
Horsham District Council awards new leisure contract29 Aug 2012
HORSHAM District Council is pleased to announce the successful bidder for the new leisure contract is DC Leisure.
Thousands turn out to welcome piece of Paralympic Flame29 Aug 2012
VISITORS turned up in their thousands to welcome a piece of the Paralympic Flame to Horsham on Saturday 25 August.
Horsham launches private lettings landlords’ forum28 Aug 2012
PRIVATE lettings landlords and those interested in becoming a landlord in the Horsham District are invited to attend a free forum, organised by Horsham District Council, to speak to others already operating in the private rented market.
Community safety stall launches at Horsham Markets22 Aug 2012
A NEW community safety stall has been launched at the weekly Thursday market in the Carfax in Horsham town centre.
Food and Drink Festival programme now available22 Aug 2012
PACKED full of more food and drink offers than ever before, the Horsham District Food and Drink Festival programme is now available ahead of the start of the Festival on 1 September 2012.
Paralympic Lantern arrives in Horsham this Saturday22 Aug 2012
HAVE A GO sports are among the activities that will be on offer as a West Sussex piece of the Paralympic Flame arrives in Horsham this Saturday (25 August).
Live food show to highlight Horsham District talent21 Aug 2012
THIS YEAR’S Big Nibble event in Horsham town centre on Saturday 1 and Sunday 2 September is set to showcase the culinary talents of eleven local chefs as well as food and drink producers.
PayByPhone popular with car users in Horsham 21 Aug 2012
ALMOST 400 people have signed up to the PayByPhone scheme since it was launched in Horsham in May this year.
Housing survey in Horsham District News magazine17 Aug 2012
RESIDENTS are reminded to look out for the survey ‘Have your say on who is housed through the Council’ in the new edition of Horsham District Council’s Horsham District News magazine.
A Horsham Olympic Legacy16 Aug 2012
While the London Olympic authorities and the media debate about the legacy of the Olympic games―from what happens to the stadium to the economic benefits, Horsham Museum has resolved the debate.
Paralympics Panel on display during Flame Celebration event15 Aug 2012
A LARGE panel to celebrate the Paralympics and the achievements of Paralympians will be on display in Horsham Park in Horsham during the Paralympic Lantern Flame Celebration event on Saturday 25 August.
West Sussex Flame Ambassador Tyler Paul has Rio in his sights14 Aug 2012
SUSSEX table tennis star Tyler Paul said he was ‘absolutely shocked’ to be chosen as the West Sussex Flame Ambassador for the Paralympic Lantern Celebration and hopes to be taking part in the Games himself in Rio de Janeiro in four years’ time.
Local produce a plenty at this year’s Big Nibble14 Aug 2012
THIS YEAR’S Big Nibble event on Saturday 1 and Sunday 2 September will see more local artisan producers in Horsham than ever before.
Refuse collections continue as normal over bank holiday10 Aug 2012
RECYCLING and refuse collections from homes in the Horsham District will continue as normal after the summer bank holiday, which takes place on Monday 27 August.
Councillor accompanies youth workers with the Snack Wagon09 Aug 2012
COUNCILLOR Adam Breacher, Horsham District Council’s Deputy Cabinet Member for a Safer and Healthier District, recently took the chance to accompany youth workers out with the Snack Wagon.
Council’s Pest Control team tackle unwanted visitors09 Aug 2012
RATS, mice, bed bugs, wasps and cockroaches continue to be a threat to public health.
Horsham Museum welcomes interesting find08 Aug 2012
A FANTASTIC piece of Horsham town history, which portrays town pride and volunteer effort, has been donated to Horsham Museum and Art Gallery.
Big Nibble competition launched in the Horsham District07 Aug 2012
HORSHAM District Council is teaming up with Horsham Pages magazine and Horsham Markets to create a special ‘Big Nibble’ competition.
Council congratulates Kirani James after gold medal win07 Aug 2012
HORSHAM District Council is pleased to congratulate Grenada sprinter Kirani James after he won a gold medal at the London 2012 Olympic Games just weeks after training at Broadbridge Heath Leisure Centre in Horsham.
Reminder to return voter registration forms for 201307 Aug 2012
VOTERS are reminded to return their registration forms for 2013 to make sure they are able to vote in the Police & Crime Commissioner elections later this year.
Horsham welcomes a Paralympic Flame to West Sussex06 Aug 2012
TO CELEBRATE the start of the Paralympic Games, a piece of the Paralympic Flame will be coming to Horsham on Saturday 25 August.
Review to look at Southern Rail’s performance in severe weather 03 Aug 2012
HORSHAM District Council is conducting a review to look at how Southern Rail performs in severe weather.
An open day tour at Hills Cemetery in Horsham03 Aug 2012
AN OPEN Day tour of Hills Cemetery in Horsham has been planned for Thursday 23 August to give anyone interested the chance to look around the site.
Changes to Healthy Workplace Awards help small businesses03 Aug 2012
HORSHAM District Council wants to encourage local businesses of all sizes to promote healthier choices for their staff.
Health advice issued about contaminated olives02 Aug 2012
HORSHAM District Council, working on intelligence supplied from the Food Standards Agency, wants to make local retailers and the public aware of a health concern regarding contaminated olives.
Community groups aim to support young people 01 Aug 2012
COMMUNITY groups across the Horsham District are exploring how to support provision for local young people with help from Horsham District Council.
A bumper summer holiday of events for the Horsham District01 Aug 2012
HORSHAM District residents are able to enjoy a superb selection of special events and activities throughout the summer holidays.