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Lots of half-price dining on offer in Crawley

More than 30 Crawley businesses have already signed up to offer half-price dining from Monday (3 August) as part of the Eat Out to Help Out Scheme. The scheme enables customers to get a 50 per cent discount on food or non-alcoholic drinks to eat or drink-in (up to a maximum of £10 discount per diner), every Monday,…

29 July 2020

Play Service support on offer over the summer

Crawley Borough Council’s Play Service is offering community support and structured play sessions over the summer. The town’s Adventure Playgrounds will be closed for open access but the Play Service, along with Crawley Town Community Foundation and Sussex Cricket Foundation, are offering fun-packed activity sessions…

27 July 2020

Information for residents from Crawley Borough Council, Public Health West Sussex and Public Health England

We were notified of an outbreak of Covid-19 at The Downsman pub in Crawley earlier this week and since then Public Health England has been organising contact tracing of staff and customers. There are 16 confirmed cases of coronavirus with a link to the pub and while this is a relatively small number and may not be…

24 July 2020

New Mayor for Crawley 2020/21

The new Mayor of Crawley is Councillor Francis Guidera. Councillor Guidera was elected Mayor at the Annual Crawley Borough Council meeting on Wednesday 15 July. Cllr Guidera was first elected to represent Tilgate ward in 2015 and was re-elected in 2019. He was born at Crawley Hospital in 1975 and attended St Francis…

24 July 2020

Town Hall to reopen for appointments only

Crawley Borough Council is offering a limited, appointment-only service at the Town Hall from Wednesday (22 July). The Town Hall, on The Boulevard, has been closed since 24 March following government guidance. It will reopen for you to pay in cash if you’re unable to pay via our other channels, drop-off or collect…

21 July 2020

Be a good neighbour

As we spend more time at home, it is more important than ever for residents to be considerate and supportive of their neighbours. Many of us have had to adjust to new routines and ways of living due to the pandemic and as a result, may not be aware of the impact this has on our neighbours.  From regular, excessive…

17 July 2020

Tilgate Nature Centre to reopen on Monday

The animals are getting ready to welcome visitors back to Tilgate Nature Centre! Crawley Borough Council’s hugely-popular visitor attraction – located in beautiful Tilgate Park and home to more than 100 different species – will reopen on Monday (20 July) to visitors with pre-purchased tickets only. All entry tickets…

17 July 2020

Shared ownership homes on offer at new council development

Crawley Borough Council’s latest landmark housing development is nearing completion. Bridgefield House is among one of the new residential developments currently being built in the town centre. Situated along Northgate Avenue, close to the town centre, the council purchased the land in 2018 and is working with…

14 July 2020

Have your say on a Public Spaces Protection Order (PSPO) to tackle alcohol related ASB

Crawley Borough Council want to hear your views on introducing a Public Space Protection Order (PSPO), which would prohibit alcohol related nuisance and anti-social behaviour in the town. The council intend to introduce the PSPO under Section 59 of the Anti-social Behaviour, Crime and Policing Act 2014, prohibiting…

14 July 2020

New Crawley Homes contractors takeover

The council’s new Crawley Homes contractors are now making visit to council tenants.  Mears and Wates Living Space were appointed by the council in November 2019 and will be managing responsive repairs, planned maintenance and empty dwellings for Crawley Homes properties.  The 10 year contract will split the town…

09 July 2020