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New Chairman of Horsham District Council elected

Following Horsham District Council's Annual General Meeting on 20 May, a new Chairman has been elected for the civic year 2020 to 2021

Published: 27 May 2020


New Horsham District Council Chairman Cllr Karen Burgess

Electrification of the Horsham Railway

Horsham Museum's latest article explores the electrification of Horsham's railway and the public's excitement surrounding this during May 1938.

Published: 26 May 2020


Electrification of the Horsham Railway

The Return of Train Travel

Horsham Museum's latest online article looks into the history of trains in Horsham and the first place in the District to have a train station.

Published: 19 May 2020


73 first train to horsham

Council eases lockdown on its parks and countryside sites

In response to revised Government guidance, Horsham District Council is now easing some restrictions to public use in its parks and countryside sites.

Published: 14 May 2020


Horsham District Council lion logo on blue background

Chairman passes the torch

Councillor Chairman Kate Rowbottom will pass on her chain of office to current Deputy Chairman Cllr Karen Burgess at the online Council Meeting on the 20 May.

Published: 13 May 2020


Cllr Kate Rowbottom

The Early Days of Nursing

To mark the 200th anniversary of Florence Nightingale’s birth, Horsham Museum have shared a new blog on the early days of nursing in Horsham.

Published: 12 May 2020


Nurse holding a baby, c.1920s

Council support to Horsham businesses during lockdown

Horsham District Council will continue to support its local businesses based on medical advice in line with government guidance.

Published: 12 May 2020


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Horsham’s VE Day stay at home celebrations

The council in partnership with QM Studios, Visit Horsham and many community partners, are having their own special online VE Day on Friday 8 May.

Published: 07 May 2020


Horsham District Council lion logo on blue background

More Horsham District small businesses urged to apply for business support

Horsham District Council is encouraging more eligible small businesses to apply for vital business grants to support them during the current coronavirus crisis.

Published: 06 May 2020


Horsham District Council lion logo on blue background

Horsham Markets continue business

Horsham’s town centre markets have continued to operate well throughout the lockdown, enabling locals to keep buying essential quality fresh produce.

Published: 05 May 2020


Horsham District Council lion logo on blue background

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