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Council approves new strategies to support local housing need

Councillor’s approved two new strategies to support local housing need at the last full council meeting on Monday 16 December. The Homelessness and Rough Sleeping Strategy looks at: Preventing and relieving homelessness Tackling rough sleeping Meeting the needs of vulnerable people Accessing suitable and…

08 January 2020

Water Angels back for Christmas

The Water Angels will be back in Crawley this Christmas to ‘keep a good night good’ by handing out drinking water. The Water Angels campaign, launched in 2014, is aimed at 18-24 year olds and aims to reduce alcohol-related harm, violence, crime and disorder (including ambulance call-outs and A&E attendances), by…

17 December 2019

Taxi tips for Christmas and New Year

Revellers in Crawley are being reminded to only use licensed taxis and private hire vehicles this Christmas and New Year. Crawley Borough Council wants party-goers to have fun, getting to and from parties and festive gatherings safely, and has pulled together these tips for a safe journey: Make sure you get into a…

16 December 2019

Our event will THRIVE this Saturday! - incomplete

There is just one day to go until THRIVE, our cultural celebration in the town centre. Residents in Crawley have shown off their creative side at the free workshops that took place throughout the past two months, making more than 170 sculptures which will light up the town this Saturday. Same Sky have visited…

29 November 2019

Elf on the shelf 2019

The naughty elves have returned to Crawley’s Historic High Street this Christmas, hiding in all sorts of places and causing all sorts of mischief! The elves are located in the windows of different businesses along the High Street and we need some helpers to try and track them down. We’ve had reports from one…

29 November 2019

Brand new community artwork is set to be unveiled at a popular local club

Earlier this year, Crawley Wellbeing enlisted local artist Vanessa Cumper to facilitate collaborative workshops with Manor Green College and Outreach 3 way to create new artwork for Crawley’s Bluebird club. Pupils from the college and participants from Outreach 3 Way worked with Vanessa to design four, floor to…

14 November 2019

Fraudster prosecuted by council

A former Crawley resident has been successfully prosecuted by Crawley Borough Council for two criminal offences in relation to council tax and tenancy fraud. Helen Reed held a council tenancy at Cumbernauld Walk, Bewbush but moved out of her property to live with her husband in Gosport in April 2018. She was also…

29 October 2019

Apply now for Community Grants 2020

Local voluntary and community organisations can now apply for Crawley Borough Council’s grant aid programme. Our programme aims to support local non-profit voluntary and community groups with a grant of over £2,500, which is available from April 2020 if they meet the priorities. We award one-off and recurring grants…

28 October 2019

Fourth year for successful mentoring programme

Crawley Borough Council is proudly supporting the fourth year of Be the Change, an exciting programme aimed at motivating students to be the best version of themselves. Be the Change is an inspirational programme organised by The LoveLocalJobs Foundation CIC that engages with disengaged Year nine students who face…

25 October 2019

K2 Crawley celebrates mammoth success in first year

The team at K2 Crawley has reason to celebrate as they reach the end of a successful first year of management. Everyone Active has been managing the centre in partnership with Crawley Borough Council since 14 November 2018. Since then, they have invested £500,000 into the facilities, seen an impressive 1.4 million…

25 October 2019