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Apply for lockdown business grants now

Businesses that have had to close due to the current lockdown can now apply for new government grants. This latest grants are called ‘Local Restriction Support Grant (Closed) Addendum: 5 January onwards’ (LRSG) and Closed Businesses Lockdown Payment (CBLP). The grants cover the six-week period of lockdown from 5…

15 January 2021

Supervised play to continue at two adventure playgrounds for 2021

Crawley Borough Council has announced that two of its adventure playgrounds will remain open for supervised play this year following a one-off grant from the government. The government has given every local authority a Lower Tier Services Grant so the council has decided to use this to keep Cherry Lane and Millpond…

14 January 2021

Major gas leak at Milton Mount Flats

Emergency services have been responding to a major gas leak next to Milton Mount Flats in Pound Hill this morning. The leak was reported at 12.21am today (Wednesday 6 January) and declared as a major incident. A cordon was set up that included Milton Mount Community Centre and Ridleys Court. Residents were…

06 January 2021

Apply for tier 4 business grants now

Businesses that have had to close due to tier 4 restrictions can now apply for government grants. This latest grant, called Local Restriction Support Grants (closed businesses), are for the period 26 December 2020 until 8 January 2021. The grants are based on rateable value and the rate of payment for…

04 January 2021

Crawley Local Plan consultation

Crawley Borough Council is launching the next stage of consultation on its Local Plan. The six-week consultation, which begins on Wednesday 6 January, is for residents, businesses and other interested stakeholders to make formal representations on any policy or allocation in the Local Plan. If you previously…

04 January 2021

Crawley moves to tier 4 – council services update

With Crawley being placed under tier 4 restrictions from Boxing Day, several Crawley Borough Council buildings and services will close or operate differently. The Town Hall, which is now closed for the Christmas and New Year holiday, will remain closed from Monday 4 January until further notice. Despite this,…

24 December 2020

Council services over Christmas and New Year

Crawley Borough Council closes for the Christmas period at 4pm on Wednesday 23 December.  Our staff and services will be available from 10am on Monday 4 January 2021 but the town hall will remain closed due to Tier 4 restrictions. , The Contact Centre will close at 5pm on 23 December and will reopen at 8…

21 December 2020

Apply for business grants now

Crawley Borough Council is urging business owners to apply for the grants that they are entitled to. There are four grants currently available but the number of applications has been extremely low. The government has given the council more than £3.7m to distribute but any money that isn’t spent will be sent back. …

18 December 2020

Budget savings agreed – and weekly bin collections stay (for now)

Councillors have agreed a range of significant savings to mitigate the impact of coronavirus on Crawley Borough Council’s budget. Despite grants from central government helping to cover part of the council’s costs tackling Covid-19 this year, the council’s main sources of income have been hit hard by the economic…

10 December 2020

Deadline looms for discretionary business grants applications

Eligible businesses have just a week left to apply for discretionary business grants. The government has given Crawley Borough Council £2,248,180 in Additional Restrictions Grant, which can be distributed to businesses that have been affected by the lockdown but are not legally required to close. This funding lasts…

04 December 2020