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Chairman's Statement: National Day of Reflection across Horsham District, 23 March 2021

Horsham District Council Chairman Cllr Karen Burgess comments on the National Day of Reflection on 23 March 2021.

Published: 22 Mar 2021


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Calling all jobseekers: Register now for the 2021 Horsham District Jobs and Skills Fair

The Horsham District Jobs and Skills Fair will return this year in digital format on 28 April 2021, with the opportunity for local job hunters to explore hundreds of jobs, apprenticeships, volunteering and training opportunities.

Published: 22 Mar 2021


Horsham District Jobs and Skills Fair

Revised Rookwood proposals include measures to combat existing flooding

In proposing Rookwood as a strategic site in its Local Plan, Horsham District Council has focused its development proposals on the southern part of the site only and  an area where there can be action to mitigate a current risk of flooding.

Published: 22 Mar 2021


A concept image for the Rookwood Horsham proposal showing a new-look Warnham Local Nature Reserve

New small business grant funding is available

A new round of LEAP funding is set to start on 31 March 2021, targeted towards new start-ups. The funding will be available to apply for until 30 May 2021 and businesses are urged to apply now before funds run out.

Published: 17 Mar 2021


LEAP Small business grants. Secure up to £2,000 and make your plan a business reality

Horsham District Council | Council works to make businesses COVID-secure

Horsham District Council is working with the Health and Safety Executive (HSE) to contact businesses in the Horsham District to check they have COVID-secure measures in place and to help tackle coronavirus (COVID-19) in the local area.

Published: 15 Mar 2021


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Council launches student design competition for new Mobile Community Hub

Horsham District Council is working in partnership with Collyer’s (the Horsham based sixth form college) and local vehicle graphics company PVL UK to create a new look for their Mobile Community Hub, formerly known as the Snack Wagon, a key mobile youth provision service vehicle for the Horsham District.

Published: 09 Mar 2021


Emily Richardson, Collyer's art student designing her new Mobile Community Hub design

Council advises landlords to make new safety checks

Horsham District Council advises that from 1 April 2021, all private rented property landlords will need to have an Electrical Installation Condition Report (EICR) performed on all properties, including those with existing tenancies.

Published: 08 Mar 2021


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Christ's Hospital School planning appeal update

The Planning Inspectorate are currently considering an appeal against the refusal by Horsham District Council of a new all-weather running track, sports centre extension, car park and floodlit 3G sports pitch at Christ's Hospital School.

Published: 08 Mar 2021


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A statement from Leader of the Council Ray Dawe on lockdown easing

A statement from Cllr Ray Dawe following the Prime Minister's announcement on Monday 22 February about the Government's spring response to lockdown easing.

Published: 25 Feb 2021


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Rewilding Rookwood - a new opportunity for greater biodiversity

Horsham District Council has developed an ambitious proposal for Rookwood that offers the opportunity to create one of the most sustainable development sites throughout Horsham District for everyone to enjoy.

Published: 25 Feb 2021


A concept image for the Rookwood Horsham proposal showing a new-look Warnham Local Nature Reserve

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