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Green Leap

Your chance to get up to £5000 to help your business become greener

The video takes businesses through how to prepare a strong business case to apply for the Council’s new upcoming ‘Green LEAP’ Small Business Grant Scheme, which will be open for applications from 2 to 30 April

Published: 22 Jan 2024

The Capitol

Council set to consider refurbishment plans for Horsham's Capitol theatre

The Capitol theatre, which is almost 90 years old, was last refurbished some 21 years ago in 2003. Consequently, many aspects of its infrastructure, design and layout need to be updated to align with current day audience and environmental needs

Published: 17 Jan 2024


Empty and second homes set for Council Tax increases

The added charge is intended to encourage owners to bring empty properties back into use to provide homes in the District

Published: 16 Jan 2024

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Council to set balanced budget for financial year 2024 to 2025

Despite the effects of high levels of inflation over the last two years which have increased gross costs by some £3.5 million, the Council is still on course to deliver a balanced budget for the financial year 2024/25

Published: 16 Jan 2024

Local Plan Regulation 19

Horsham District Local Plan 2023-2040 Regulation 19 Proposed Submission

The Horsham District Local Plan Regulation 19 documents will be available for the public to view and comment on from 9am 19 January to 5pm, Friday 1 March 2024

Published: 16 Jan 2024

Overseas Voting Changes

Voting eligibility expanded for former residents now living overseas

Supporting the awareness raising campaign of the Electoral Commission, Horsham District Council is calling on residents to spread the word and to tell friends and family living abroad to check if they are eligible

Published: 16 Jan 2024

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Council set to agree new Climate Action Strategy

At a Cabinet meeting on 25 January, senior councillors at Horsham District Council are set to approve the Council’s Climate Action Strategy for the Horsham District

Published: 12 Jan 2024

Horsham BID

Horsham businesses say 'yes' to a Business Improvement District

Ballot results released by the independent scrutineer, Civica Election Services, revealed that 77% of all those who voted are in favour of the BID progressing

Published: 05 Jan 2024

Cllr Sam Raby presents £500 cheque to Southwater Youth Project Trustees, Youth Workers and young people

Southwater charity scoops major cash prize

Horsham District Community Lottery has been benefitting local good causes, helping not-for-profit and charity groups fundraise online since 2019. To celebrate its fourth anniversary it launched a prize draw where local charities and community groups had the chance to win £500. The lucky winner was Southwater-based youth charity the Southwater Youth Project.

Published: 22 Dec 2023

New mobile app

New mobile app helps residents access Council services whilst on the move

Residents who sign up will be able to check their next recycling or waste collection day whilst on the move, get personalised collection day reminders, receive personal notifications of changes to collections, and report missed bins, overflowing public bins or fly tipping quickly and easily

Published: 19 Dec 2023

Wardens thank St Mary's Church and Waitrose in Storrington for generous donations

Wardens thank St Mary's Church and Waitrose in Storrington for generous donations

A cheque for £2400 was received from Waitrose and adds to the £1000 recently presented by Reverend Kathryn Windslow on behalf St Marys Parish Church

Published: 18 Dec 2023

Cllr Ruth Fletcher with Public's Choice winners Amici Coffee Co

Winning Christmas Magic Displays announced

The eight winning local businesses for ‘Christmas Magic Displays Competition’ have now been decided. The competition was part of the Council’s ‘Buy Local Gift Happy’ campaign to support local businesses this festive season.

Published: 15 Dec 2023

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