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Council launches new free business skills workshops

A new programme of free business skills training is being launched and Horsham District-based independent businesses are being urged to book now for places to avoid disappointment

Published: 19 Sep 2023

Gatwick Airport expansion plans

Planning Inspectorate invites you to have your say on Gatwick Airport expansion plans

Gatwick Airport Ltd (GAL) and the Planning Inspectorate are inviting members of the public to have their say on the recently submitted application for Development Consent

Published: 19 Sep 2023

Lifespring Church and Horsham District Council work to agree future of Drill Hall facility

Lifespring Church and Horsham District Council work to agree future of Drill Hall facility

As well as running courses and providing advice on topics such as life skills, debt advice and budgeting, the church is also keen to see the space used for musical practice and performance, as an art gallery and for conferences, meetings and events. This will be a facility for the whole of Horsham District

Published: 18 Sep 2023

Carol Tester RBL, Cadet Jaxon Darley, HDC Chairman Cllr Skipp, and Zäl Rustom RBL

Council marks Battle of Britain anniversary

Chairman Cllr David Skipp laid a wreath at the War Memorial in Horsham’s Carfax this morning to mark Battle of Britain Day

Published: 15 Sep 2023

Cllr Skipp at the opening with Jeremy Quin MP and Collyer's Principal Dan Lodge

Chairman attends opening of Collyer’s new Shelley building

The new Shelley building comprises of state-of-the-art Early Years Education and Childcare, Criminology, Film Studies, Digital Media, and Sociology classrooms

Published: 13 Sep 2023

There was a bouncy castle and an ice cream bike at the fun day

Wardens host free community fun day in Steyning

Neighbourhood Wardens Alison and Mike ran a fantastic free Community Fun Day on 26 August at Fletcher’s Croft.

Published: 08 Sep 2023

Horsham District Business Crime Reduction Partnership (BCRP)

New crime reduction partnership for Horsham District

A new Horsham District Business Crime Reduction Partnership (BCRP) has been formed and is encouraging local businesses to sign up. Launching initially in Horsham Town Centre, membership will be opened-up across the whole of Horsham District by the end of 2023

Published: 06 Sep 2023

Council marks Merchant Navy Day

Council marks Merchant Navy Day

Horsham District Council marked Merchant Navy Day on Sunday 3 September 2023 with a wreath laid by Vice-Chairman of the Council Nigel Emery. The Red Ensign, the official Merchant Navy flag, was flown from Park House for the event.

Published: 04 Sep 2023

smoked salmon

Food safety advice issued about cold smoked and cured fish

Cold-smoked salmon or trout and gravlax have been shown to carry a significantly higher risk of containing listeria bacteria.

Published: 01 Sep 2023

Image of a market stall in the Carfax in Horsham

New business training support for Horsham District market traders

A brand-new video series shares useful top tips on how market traders can make the most of their market stall.

Published: 31 Aug 2023

Horsham District Jobs and Skills Fair

Hundreds of job vacancies and training opportunities on offer

Horsham District Council is issuing a shout out to all local job hunters who are looking for paid work, voluntary work, apprenticeships or new training opportunities to come along to the Horsham District Jobs and Skills Fair on Saturday 30 September from 10am to 2pm at the Drill Hall in Denne Road, Horsham.

Published: 30 Aug 2023

Horsham District Business Climate Action Survey

New climate survey seeks to understand business needs

Horsham District Council wants to understand the support that businesses need to take action on climate change.

Published: 30 Aug 2023

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