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Business grant applications are open – but council warns there is not enough funding to meet demand

Eligible businesses can now apply for the latest round of business grants but Crawley Borough Council says the funding is not nearly enough. Despite Crawley being responsible for 25 per cent of the economic output in West Sussex, it has been given some of the lowest grant funding in the county. The government…

17 November 2020

Crawley Wellbeing supporting Alcohol Awareness Week

Crawley Wellbeing is joining this year’s UK-wide Alcohol Awareness Week campaign to raise awareness of the links between alcohol and mental health, to speak out about the issues and the stigma surrounding them, and encourage anyone who is struggling to seek the support they deserve. Alcohol Awareness Week, from 16…

12 November 2020

Waving the green flag of success!

 Crawley Borough Council has been awarded more prestigious Green Flags in this year’s awards announcement. The Memorial Gardens, Worth Park, Goffs Park, Ifield Mill Pond and Tilgate Park are among the winners, continuing a long run of awards for the council. Ifield Mill Pond has joined the growing list of…

11 November 2020

Nearly time to go virtual for Crawley STEMfest!

A STEM event not to be missed! There’s just a few days left until children can get involved and enjoy this first-ever virtual Crawley STEMfest, either taking part from school with their teachers or at home with family during lockdown. The annual Crawley STEMfest will go live at 9am on Thursday 12 November, offering…

09 November 2020

Zero-tolerance for littering

An ex-Crawley resident has pleaded guilty to giving false information to a Community Warden, after being caught littering. Crawley Borough Council successfully prosecuted ex-Crawley resident, Natalie Bunting of Redehall Road, Horley under the Environmental Protection Act 1990, for providing a false or inaccurate…

04 November 2020

Coronavirus lockdown – council services update

With the England lockdown starting on Thursday, several Crawley Borough Council buildings and services will close or operate differently. The Town Hall will close at 4pm on Tuesday 3 November. Despite this, our services will continue to operate and we will be providing additional services for our most vulnerable…

03 November 2020

Award-winning car park in Crawley

Orchard Street multi-storey car park has been awarded the Park Mark from the British Parking Association.  The distinctive Park Mark signage is beneficial to drivers when they are looking for a safe place to park their car confidently. Park Mark helps you tell the difference.  To achieve the award, the…

28 October 2020

Free school meals crowdfunding campaign launched

This local scheme is on hold following the Government's announcement on 8 November.  More details to follow.. , Crawley Borough Council is developing a local scheme to provide free school meals to every eligible child this Christmas. To help fund this, the council has just launched a crowdfunding page, with…

28 October 2020

Public Spaces Protection Order to tackle alcohol related ASB

Crawley Borough Council’s full council approved the recommendation to continue the implementation of a Public Space Protection Order (PSPO), which would prohibit alcohol-related nuisance and anti-social behaviour in the town. The decision was made at their meeting last Wednesday (21 October)  The council…

27 October 2020

Hope for Crawley’s young jobseekers

Crawley’s young jobseekers will get improved employment support thanks to a new service launched today by Crawley Borough Council, in partnership with Jobcentre Plus.   In response to the rapid increase in unemployment among young adults caused by the pandemic, the council’s Employ Crawley team has joined…

26 October 2020