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Council marks Battle of Britain anniversary with respectful act of remembrance

Horsham District Council’s Chairman Cllr David Skipp led a simple flag raising and wreath laying ceremony at the War Memorial in Horsham’s Carfax on the morning of the Battle of Britain anniversary on Wednesday 15 September 2021.

Published: 15 Sep 2021


HDC Chairman Cllr David Skipp led the wreath laying at Horsham's War Memorial

New Covid Aware Scheme set to protect businesses and customers in Horsham District

Horsham District Council’s Environmental Health and Licensing team has recently launched a new scheme for local businesses, which will help them be recognised as a Covid-secure environment and will provide their customers with extra reassurance that their outlets are safe.

Published: 15 Sep 2021


COVID Aware logo mark, which shows a blue tick and the Horsham District Council logo

Calling all local job hunters! Horsham District Jobs and Skills Fair recruiters announced

Horsham District Council is issuing a call out to all local job hunters who are looking for paid work, voluntary work or new training opportunities to come along to the Horsham District Jobs and Skills Fair which, after a break last year is now back for 2021.

Published: 13 Sep 2021


Horsham District Jobs and Skills Fair

Horsham Museum and Art Gallery to reopen on October 2 2021

Horsham District Council is pleased to announce that Horsham Museum and Art Gallery will reopen its doors to the public on Saturday 2 October after being closed due to the lockdown.

Published: 06 Sep 2021


The exterior of the museum is painted in a pale green

Council flies the Red Ensign to mark national Merchant Navy Day

Horsham District Council showed its support for the national ‘Fly the Red Ensign for Merchant Navy Day’ campaign at its Park House building on Friday 3 September.

Published: 03 Sep 2021


Cllr Peter Burgess Armed Forces Champion Vice Chairman Kate Rowbottom and Cllr Karen Burgess with the Red Ensign flag

Neighbourhood Warden comes to the rescue in Pulborough

Horsham District Council’s Pulborough Neighbourhood Warden, Vanessa Green was literally left holding the baby recently after a road traffic accident in London Road, Pulborough.

Published: 03 Sep 2021


Neighbourhood Warden Vanessa Green with the baby.

A welcome return to Steyning and District Food Festival for 2021

The 2021 Steyning & District Food & Drink Festival, organised by the Steyning & District Community Partnership got off to a flying start on Saturday 4 September.

Published: 01 Sep 2021


A loaf of seeded bread with orange marmalade on a vintage tray in Model Bakery's window

2021 Big Nibble food and drink festival - events and participants revealed

The Big Nibble food and drink festival makes a welcome return to Horsham’s Carfax this Sunday 5 September from 11am to 4pm with a top selection of stalls, demonstrations and tastings.

Published: 31 Aug 2021



Ninth Public Access Defibrillator (PAD) installed in Southwater

A new Public Access Defibrillator has been unveiled at Roundstone Caravans on Worthing Road in Southwater.

Published: 27 Aug 2021


Roundstone residents, the site manager and Cllr Claire Vickers gather at the new defibrillator

100 years of Royal British Legion commemorated in Horsham

A ‘Torch of Remembrance’ relay to mark the centenary of the Royal British Legion passed through Horsham on Thursday 26 August and was marked by a special ceremony.

Published: 27 Aug 2021


HDC Chairman attends RBL Torch of Remembrance ceremony in Horshams Carfax

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