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Manor Royal boosted by more than £500,000 from Towns Fund

Four new and improved public spaces will be created in the Manor Royal Business District following Crawley Borough Council’s successful Towns Fund application. The grant of £565,000 will pay for the creation of four micro parks to provide better facilities, seating and public realm in key locations throughout Manor…

29 September 2020

Stoptober is back for its ninth year!

Stoptober is back for its ninth year to remind all smokers that now more than ever, ahead of flu season, is the time to put your lungs first, quit smoking and breathe easier, by joining more than two million smokers in the nation’s biggest quit attempt from October 1. Crawley Wellbeing’s team of qualified NHS smoking…

28 September 2020

‘Tennis for Free’ is serving up an ace day out!

Community sports charity, Tennis for Free, is returning to Maidenbower Park, offering residents the chance to learn a new skill, improve their fitness and mental wellbeing during the Covid-19 pandemic, completely for free! Tennis for Free is a community sports charity that provides an ace day out including free coach…

28 September 2020

Tell us what you think about new play areas

Crawley Borough Council is working to improve two play areas in the town and would like to hear what residents have to say. Newbury Road play area in Pound Hill and Chichester Close play area in Tilgate are next on the council’s programme of improvements. This is an exciting opportunity to modernise the current…

25 September 2020

Prestigious award for Tilgate Nature Centre

Crawley Borough Council’s very own zoo has won a gold sustainability award from the British and Irish Association of Zoos and Aquariums (BIAZA). Tilgate Nature Centre in Tilgate Park picked up the award for its STAR (Switch To A Reusable) and Zoostainability campaigns. The BIAZA Annual Awards showcase a wide range of…

25 September 2020

Save on solar!

Residents can now save money on solar panels with the help of a new scheme.  Crawley Borough Council is working in partnership with local authorities across Sussex and Solar Together Crawley on an innovative new scheme, offering high-quality solar photovoltaic (PV) panels and battery storage.  Solar Together Crawley…

23 September 2020

After-school activity sessions on offer!

Crawley Borough Council’s Play Service is offering more structured play sessions throughout September. Crawley Play Service is partnering with Crawley Town Football Club Community Foundation, to provide activity sessions after school on Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday evenings at Cherry Lane and Millpond Adventure…

07 September 2020

New Memorial Gardens play area opens

The much-anticipated, all-new play area in the Memorial Gardens has opened. Crawley Borough Council’s newest play area features 15 pieces of brand new equipment, including a wheelchair swing funded by County Mall. The project also includes the restoration and rehoming of the Queen’s Mosaic, which was previously in…

28 August 2020

Families across Crawley are encouraged to walk, scoot or cycle the school run

Crawley Borough Council and local walking and cycling charity, Sustrans is urging parents across the borough to try walking, cycling or scooting to school with their children as part of efforts to create a safer, less congested environment at the start of the new term. The council hopes that parents will play their…

27 August 2020

New horsebox café is Worth a visit!

A new mobile takeaway is being trialled at Worth Park and will be open from the August Bank Holiday weekend.  The takeaway venue has been created and converted from an old horsebox into a new and convenient place to buy food and drinks. It will be open seven days a week from 10am-6pm.  The mobile unit is located at…

27 August 2020