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Council backs local young people support scheme

Horsham District Council recently facilitated a session with pupils from Forest and Tanbridge schools in Horsham, led by Paul Murdoch from Directions Project UK.

Published: 19 Oct 2021


•	Tracy Martin from Horsham District Council, Paul Murdoch from Directions Project UK and Steven

Horsham Park flies the flag as one of the country’s best parks

Horsham Town Centre’s Horsham Park has been recognised for the second year running by the prestigious international Green Flag Award Scheme as one of the best green spaces in the UK.

Published: 19 Oct 2021


•	HDC Parks and Countryside team with Cllr Roger Noel and Friends of Horsham Park

Council approves new housing and homelessness strategy

At a meeting of full Council on Wednesday 13 October, Horsham councillors unanimously voted to adopt a new Housing and Homelessness Strategy for 2021-2026.

Published: 18 Oct 2021


A woman and child in a den with fairy lights, smiling together

Activities for young people this half-term in Horsham District

Horsham District Council have teamed up with partners to produce a programme of half-term activities for young people.

Published: 15 Oct 2021


Take a breath, your mind matters

Water Neutrality in Horsham District and its planning implications

On 14 September 2021 Horsham District Council received a ‘Position Statement’ from Natural England on 'Mitigation of water usage'.

Published: 15 Oct 2021


Horsham District Council lion on blue background

Get chatty to improve your mental health

The Council are working in partnership with Horsham District's Older Persons Forum, West Sussex Sussex Brighton and Hove Age UK to promote the Chatty Café scheme.

Published: 14 Oct 2021


Two elderly people talking and laughing at a café

Exciting adventures this half-term at Warnham’s newly opened Discovery Hub

Horsham District Council is delighted to announce the opening of its new Discovery Hub at Warnham Local Nature Reserve on Monday 25 October, just in time to host an exciting variety of free fun activities for school children over the half-term holidays.

Published: 07 Oct 2021


The Hub has a unique octagonal design created from wood and one-way glass. Large panoramic windows will offer breath-taking views across the millpond.

Invite for all to the annual Horsham District Civic Service for 2021

The annual Horsham District Council Civic Service will be held at Horsham Parish Church of St Mary’s in The Causeway in Horsham on Sunday 17 October 2021 at 6pm, and everyone is welcome to attend.

Published: 07 Oct 2021


Horsham District Council Chairman Councillor David Skipp

The sad passing of Cllr Roy Cornell

It was with deep sadness that Horsham District Council received the news that Cllr Roy Cornell passed away on 23 September 2021.

Published: 05 Oct 2021


Roy Cornell

The big reveal - what to look out for as Horsham Museum and Art Gallery reopens

On Saturday 2 and Sunday 3 October the public were invited back inside to see the big reveal as the Council’s Horsham Museum & Art Gallery reopened its doors to the public for the first time in some 18 months.

Published: 04 Oct 2021


•	Artist Judith Hurst with one of her Illuminations works Asymmetric Symmetry

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