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Tap-to-help rough sleepers Crawley

Residents and visitors can support those experiencing homelessness in just a quick tap, with new contactless terminals around the town.  The council has teamed up with non-profit organisation, Greater Change, to trial a new way of giving in Crawley.  Part of the diverted giving campaign, the contactless terminals…

18 February 2020

New contractors for Crawley Homes

Crawley Borough Council has appointed two new contractors to manage the maintenance of council homes around the town. Cabinet agreed recommendations to appoint Mears Group and Wates Property Services at their meeting on 27 November.  The two new contractors will be managing responsive repairs, planned maintenance…

17 February 2020

Changes to the Cabinet at Crawley Borough Council

A new Cabinet member has been appointed at Crawley Borough Council. Following the death of former councillor Geraint Thomas in November, Councillor Peter Lamb, Leader of the Council, has chosen Councillor Gurinder Jhans as the new Cabinet member for Environmental Services and Sustainability. Councillor Jhans is…

14 February 2020

Sign up now for Crawley Question Time 2020

Crawley Question Time is back for another year, giving residents an opportunity to ask questions about topics important to them. The annual event takes place from 7-9pm on Thursday 12 March at Crawley College in the town centre. Crawley Question Time takes the form of an independently-chaired general debate and…

14 February 2020

Council delivers new homes and investment for Crawley

New homes are on the way in Crawley as Crawley Borough Council works to meet the demand for housing in the area. Bridgefield House is among one of the new developments currently being built in the town centre. Situated behind Crawley College along Northgate Avenue, the council purchased the land in 2018 and is…

12 February 2020

Crawley remains a great place to do business

Crawley has one of the highest rates of growth in private sector jobs and some of the highest wages in the UK, according to an influential report. The Centre for Cities 2020 report, which compares economic statistics across 63 cities and large towns in the UK, underlines the town’s status as a great place to do…

12 February 2020

Crawley 2035 Local Plan consultation

Crawley Borough Council has launched the next stage of consultation on its Local Plan. The six-week consultation, which begins today (Monday 20 January), is for local residents, businesses and other interested stakeholders to make formal representations on any policy or allocation in the Local Plan, called Crawley…

20 January 2020

Lots on offer at apprenticeship fair

Come along to the fifth annual Crawley Apprenticeship and Traineeship Fair on Wednesday 5 February during National Apprenticeship Week and find out how you can get paid to learn. Whether you are looking for an apprenticeship, traineeship or just need some guidance about getting into a profession, this event is…

17 January 2020

Phase two of town centre regeneration is complete

Phase two of Crawley’s Town Centre Regeneration Programme has been completed, offering residents and visitors a refreshed shopping experience and businesses a revitalised trading environment. The redevelopment of Queensway, The Pavement and Kingsgate was completed in November, under budget and on schedule, extending…

10 January 2020

Crawley Borough Council and Westrock begin major town centre regeneration

Crawley Borough Council and property investment and development firm Westrock have started a major mixed-use scheme that will help regenerate the town centre and provide much-needed new housing and office space. The public private partnership between Crawley Borough Council and Westrock will ultimately see the…

08 January 2020