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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

New lakeside café at Tilgate Park

A new lakeside café is being trialled at Tilgate Park and will be open in time for the August Bank Holiday weekend. The café will be located beside Tilgate Lake at the eastern corner of the dam wall, near to Fisherman’s car park. The lakeside café will be open seven days a week from 10am-6pm. The new lakeside café…

26 August 2020

More support for hospitality industry

Local cafés, restaurants and bars in Crawley can now apply for free pavement licences to provide outdoor seating, following a change in legislation in July 2020. This is one of a series of measures afforded to Crawley Borough Council to help boost the recovery process for local businesses during the COVID-19 pandemic…

20 August 2020

Be scam aware, warns council

Crawley Borough Council is warning residents to be scam aware following a rise in reports of conmen knocking on doors. The council has recently received reports of two different scams, where residents are asked to pay thousands of pounds up front for work that isn’t needed or shouldn’t cost anywhere near that amount…

20 August 2020

Commemorate the 75th anniversary of VJ day in Crawley

Tomorrow (Saturday 15 August) is the 75th anniversary of VJ Day and Crawley Borough Council is inviting you to commemorate this special day online. 15 August 1945 was VJ Day, marking both the surrender of Japan and the end of the Second World War. This day was and still is a very important day for many as it marked…

14 August 2020

Crawley’s continental market returns

The continental market has returned to the town centre, offering a mouth-watering range of food and delightful gifts until Sunday. You will be able to choose from a host of international food options such as paella, gyros, Singapore street food, Filipino noodle dishes and many more.  For those with a sweeter tooth,…

13 August 2020

Register to vote

Our Electoral Services team has started the annual canvass for the electoral register.  The canvass is an important part of the work of getting everyone in Crawley who is eligible to vote included on the register.  The rules for the canvass have changed quite a lot this year, meaning that residents might be contacted…

13 August 2020

Goffs Park’s kiosk reopens

The kiosk in Goffs Park is now open and offering visitors the chance to buy light refreshments. Newly branded as The Café, an independent business has taken over the running of the kiosk from Crawley Borough Council which last opened in late summer 2019. The Café is offering a range of snacks, drinks and ice creams…

12 August 2020

Have your say on walking and cycling plan for Crawley

Crawley Borough Council has published a draft long-term plan for a network of cycle routes in the town and wants to hear what you think. During the pandemic we are all finding out how important walking and cycling is for personal and public health, mobility and in reducing traffic problems, but the council was…

07 August 2020

Opportunities on offer with town centre development

Crawley Borough Council’s contractor Kier has pledged to offer a range of employment and skills opportunities to local residents. The contractor is currently building the council’s new Town Hall and commercial offices. This project is part of an agreement the council has entered into with Westrock, who will oversee…

06 August 2020