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Council supports National Empty Homes Week

National Empty Homes week is 15 – 21 February this year. This is an opportunity for local authorities across the country to raise the profile of empty homes and highlight the work being done to reduce the number of long-term empty homes.

Published: 10 Feb 2021

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Households across Horsham District will soon be asked to take part in Census 2021

The census is a once-in-a-decade survey that gives us the most accurate estimate of all the people and households in England and Wales. It has been carried out every decade since 1801, with the exception of 1941.

Published: 03 Feb 2021

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Council boosts shopping portal 'Virtual Horsham' for all remote ordering

From 8 February the Virtual Horsham website will be adding independent businesses offering remote and home collections.

Published: 02 Feb 2021

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Local businesses can apply for vital coronavirus support funds

Horsham District Council has worked hard to set up business support grant application processes and has reached out over several months during the pandemic to local businesses, but there are still many who have not applied for the considerable financial help available.

Published: 01 Feb 2021

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District Council Cabinet set to agree 2021/22 budgets

Horsham District Councils Cabinet members will set the Councils financial and capital budget for the coming financial year, starting in April.

Published: 26 Jan 2021

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Council’s hot bin recycling trial goes from strength to strength

Several local families from across the Horsham District have now signed up to help Horsham District Council with a new recycling trial, aiming to reduce the levels of food waste they throw away.

Published: 26 Jan 2021

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Council warns of unsafe fresh meat sold over Facebook

Horsham District Council is alerting businesses and the public to an illegal meat seller marketing products via the Facebook social media site.

Published: 19 Jan 2021

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Council enables warmer more energy efficient homes for Horsham District

Horsham District Council, in partnership with other neighbouring local authorities has secured new funding through the Green Homes Grant Local Authority Delivery Scheme to help local residents save money and improve the energy efficiency of their homes in the Horsham District.

Published: 18 Jan 2021

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Council launches more grant funding for new and start-up businesses

Horsham District Council’s Economic Development team reopened access for applications for its Local Enterprise and Apprenticeship Programme (LEAP) small business grants funding on 14 January 2021, targeted at new and start-up businesses in the District.

Published: 18 Jan 2021

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Neighbourhood wardens turn Blue Monday to Brew Monday in Ashington

In support of Brew Monday, Horsham District Council's Ashington Neighbourhood Wardens delivered goodie bags of teabags, biscuits and stress balls to elderly and vulnerable residents.

Published: 18 Jan 2021

Ashington warden Christina Arnold delivers Brew Monday goodie bag

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