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Council helps local businesses to start trading online

Working to support local businesses that cannot yet trade online, Horsham District Council has partnered with local company Screen Social to offer a discounted opportunity to set up traders online quickly and simply over the next three months.

Published: 23 Nov 2020


Horsham District Council lion logo on blue background

Best Partnership award scoop for Sussex Building Control and Gaffney Architecture

Horsham District Council’s Sussex Building Control team and Horsham based Gaffney Architecture scooped a major business award at the 2020 South East Local Authority Building Control (LABC) Building Excellence Awards.

Published: 20 Nov 2020


Sussex Building Control Steve Sorrocks and Helen Gaffney Gaffney Architecture with their awards

Horsham Museum's new Heritage trails

Horsham Museum's new heritage trails feature several great walking routes that explore the District's local history.

Published: 18 Nov 2020


New Beginnings Heritage Trail

Council backs buying locally to build a circular economy

A new animation developed by Horsham District Council highlights the investment shoppers are making in our local economy every time they choose to buy from a local independent business.

Published: 17 Nov 2020


Buy Local

Council supports local restriction business support grants

Horsham District Council will be distributing government-funded grants to businesses required to close during the national lockdown period.

Published: 16 Nov 2020


Horsham District Council lion logo on blue background

Council campaign urges people to ‘Buy Local’ for Christmas shopping

Local shoppers have the chance to win a £300 haul of Christmas goodies in Horsham District Council’s new Gift Hunters shopping campaign, the latest initiative to launch under its ‘Buy Local’ banner.

Published: 16 Nov 2020


Gift Hunters

Armistice Day in Horsham 2020

In addition to Remembrance Sunday, the Horsham Branch of the Royal British Legion, in conjunction with Horsham District Council held a short closed wreath laying ceremony at the War Memorial in the Carfax in Horsham on 11 November for those wishing to remember at the ‘eleventh hour of the eleventh day of the eleventh month’.

Published: 12 Nov 2020


Armistice Day wreath layers in Horsham town centre

Council backs new training to boost local businesses during a pandemic

Horsham District Council has appointed the Chichester College Group and  Solent University to carry out a programme of free training and support for district-wide high street businesses to help them  trade effectively during the ongoing pandemic.

Published: 11 Nov 2020


Chichester College

Council marks Remembrance Sunday 2020

Horsham District Council’s Chairman Cllr Karen Burgess led a closed wreath laying ceremony at the War Memorial in Horsham’s Carfax on Remembrance Sunday (8 November) on behalf of the people of Horsham District.

Published: 09 Nov 2020


Wreaths at Horsham Memorial

Council launches new 'Virtual Horsham' website

In order to help customers find local traders more easily online during the ongoing Coronavirus crisis, Horsham District Council has teamed up with Visit Horsham to launch its new online local shopping portal 'Virtual Horsham'.

Published: 03 Nov 2020


Virtual Horsham Stores and Services

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