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No housing in employment areas, says council

New moves to protect Crawley’s employment areas from housing are being made by Crawley Borough Council, following Government changes to permitted development rights. Currently, Manor Royal, Lowfield Heath, Maidenbower Business Park, Three Bridges Corridor and Tilgate Forest Business Centre, office, light industrial…

26 July 2021

Take a walk in the park for Love Parks Week

Crawley Borough Council has organised two guided walks during Love Parks Week 2021, a Keep Britain Tidy campaign which takes place from 23 July until 1 August. The free walks take place in Worth Park and Tilgate Park, two of Crawley’s five Green Flag award-winning parks. Each year the Green Flag programme…

20 July 2021

Tilgate Nature Centre wins excellence in zoos award

Tilgate Nature Centre was delighted to receive a silver award for its Tilgate Bites Home Education programme from the British and Irish Association of Zoos and Aquariums (BIAZA).  Throughout the first and third coronavirus lockdown, Tilgate Nature Centre created daily home education activities to deliver and…

20 July 2021

Crawley parkruns return

Crawley Borough Council can confirm that the Crawley adult parkruns will recommence from this weekend. In addition, the Tilgate junior parkrun will return to normal age categories from this weekend, once again welcoming children from ages 4-14. The council has been working with the local event directors to ensure that…

19 July 2021

COVID-19 step four lifting of restrictions – council services update

In line with the government’s roadmap out of lockdown, most legal COVID-19 restrictions will be lifted on Monday 19 July enabling additional Crawley Borough Council facilities to reopen. The fountains in Queens Square will be turned back on from Friday 23 July. At K2 Crawley, in most cases, activities and…

16 July 2021

Free retail training for independent businesses

More than 100 independent retailers in Crawley can take advantage of a free training programme, thanks to a project between borough and district councils in West Sussex. The West Sussex Retail Hub has been developed by Digital Islands and has been paid for thanks to a joint bid to the West Sussex Business Rates…

12 July 2021

Give us your views on economic recovery

Residents, businesses and stakeholders are being asked for their views on the draft Crawley Economic Recovery Plan. The plan provides a clear vision for Crawley’s future socio-economic prosperity, a clear path for recovery from the pandemic and a marker to Crawley’s formidable reputation for economic productivity. …

08 July 2021

More than £30,000 given in grants to 10 Crawley businesses

Ten businesses have been awarded a total of £32,380 funding from Crawley Borough Council’s Small Business Grant Scheme. The funding comes from a county-wide pot and is separate from funding sent out in response to the pandemic.  The council’s successful small business grant scheme was created to help start…

07 July 2021

District Heat Network celebrates halfway milestone

District Heat Network celebrates halfway milestone Construction of the new District Heat Network (DHN) energy centre has now passed the halfway milestone with good progress made during the pandemic.  Once completed, the DHN will supply affordable heat and hot water for connected residents and businesses at…

06 July 2021

Council helps students Dare to Dream

Crawley Borough Council is supporting Love Local Jobs’ Dare to Dream programme, helping hundreds of students from five schools. Dare to Dream is an inspirational programme created by the LoveLocalJobs Foundation, a community interest company (CIC), which aims to support the self-awareness, resilience, employability…

30 June 2021