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Award recognition for council’s Building Control team

Horsham District Council’s Sussex Building Control team scooped two major business awards at the 2020 South East Local Authority Building Control (LABC) Building Excellence Awards.

Published: 07 Oct 2020


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Wardens and volunteers clear up Storrington Mill Pond

Volunteers from the Storrington area joined with Horsham District Council’s Storrington Neighbourhood Wardens over a two day period to clear bag-loads of rubbish from the Storrington Mill Pond.

Published: 06 Oct 2020


Mill Pond working party

Horsham’s Thursday markets return

Horsham District Council in partnership with Horsham town market operators Food Rocks are pleased to announce that the Thursday markets are returning to the Carfax from Thursday 1 October.

Published: 30 Sep 2020


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Scheme offers local residents savings on solar panels

Horsham District Council is supporting West Sussex County Council's Solar Together scheme which provides residents high quality solar panels at a reduced price.

Published: 29 Sep 2020


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Council successfully wages war on fly-posting

Horsham District Council has successfully prosecuted a local roofing business for illegal advertising across the Horsham District.

Published: 28 Sep 2020


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Council launches successful small business grant funding scheme

Horsham District Council’s Economic Development team is launching its Local Enterprise and Apprenticeship Programme (LEAP) small business grants funding on 30 September 2020 for the fourth year running.

Published: 25 Sep 2020


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More accessible open space and enhanced wildlife habitats proposed for Rookwood

Horsham District Council proposes plans for more accessible open space and enhanced wildlife habitats for Rookwood site.

Published: 23 Sep 2020


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Council urges businesses to prevent workplace COVID transmissions

As detected infection rates increase in many parts of the UK, Horsham District Council is asking local businesses to ensure that they are taking appropriate steps to avoid the spread of COVID-19 in their workplaces.

Published: 21 Sep 2020


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Council reminds District’s hospitality businesses to support NHS Test & Trace

Horsham District Council is thanking local pubs, cafes and restaurants for their efforts in making their businesses COVID-secure and safe for residents of the district to visit, while reminding them that we must all continue to remain vigilant in supressing the spread of the virus.

Published: 17 Sep 2020


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Council plans ambitious actions to protect the environment

Recognising that Horsham District Council has a key role to play in tackling climate change in Horsham District, councillors at a Cabinet meeting on 24 September are to agree funding for the first part of  an ambitious, challenging and aspirational target for the Council’s direct emissions to be carbon neutral by 2030.

Published: 16 Sep 2020


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