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Council pays out £11.7m in grants and launches Discretionary Business Grants

Crawley Borough Council has paid a total of £11.7m in grants to more than 800 businesses affected by coronavirus – and is launching its Discretionary Business Grants for eligible small and micro businesses on Monday. The £11.7m given out equates to 97 per cent of the funding received from the government – one of…

29 May 2020

Crawley’s Economic Recovery Taskforce Executive gets to work

Crawley Borough Council’s COVID-19 Economic Recovery Taskforce Executive group met for the first time last week, to great success.  The Executive brings together the council, senior business representatives from across the borough, the local MP, a government representative, the Coast to Capital Local…

22 May 2020

How is COVID-19 impacting your business?

Tell Crawley Borough Council about the impact of coronavirus on your business. The council, working together with Manor Royal BID, has released a new survey asking businesses to report how they have been impacted by the COVID-19 crisis.  In response to the pandemic, the council is forming an Economic…

18 May 2020

Commemorate VE Day with a difference

Crawley Borough Council is inviting residents to commemorate the 75th anniversary of VE Day on Friday 8 May with a difference. As VE day celebrations have been cancelled around the country due to the pandemic, the council will be marking the day with a variety of content on its Facebook page. Throughout the day,…

01 May 2020

Council Leader and MP urge Government to help ‘worst affected’ economy

The Leader of Crawley Borough Council and the town’s MP have written to the Government calling for urgent help and listing 10 interventions to rescue the town’s economy. This follows the recent Centre for Cities report, which forecasts that Crawley will be the most affected economy by the coronavirus crisis. The…

30 April 2020

Please don’t have bonfires during lockdown, says council

Crawley Borough Council is recommending that residents avoid having bonfires during the lockdown period. In these times where we’re encouraging everyone to follow the Government’s advice to stay at home, it is more important than ever for residents to be considerate and supportive of their neighbours. Crawley…

17 April 2020

Supporting the community, spreading positivity

More businesses and residents are getting the support they need with the help of business grants and food parcels. Crawley Borough Council’s Help Hub has supported 984 of the town’s most vulnerable residents and the council has awarded more than £5.8million in grants to 395 businesses across the borough. The…

17 April 2020

Grant scheme available for local businesses

Crawley Borough Council is supporting local businesses by distributing more than £12 million in grants – the first council in West Sussex to do this. Last week, the Government announced two new schemes designed to support all local businesses significantly affected by the coronavirus shutdown. The Small Business…

09 April 2020

Help Hub supports hundreds of residents in two weeks

Crawley Borough Council’s Help Hub has supported 836 of the most vulnerable people in our community since it opened on 25 March. Help Hub staff offer practical and emotional support to the most vulnerable, isolated and lonely residents in the town. They also identify their support or assistance needs and match them…

08 April 2020

Businesses come together to support the community

Local businesses in Crawley have come together to provide vital support to Crawley Borough Council’s community food supply aid efforts.   Late last week, Councillor Peter Lamb, with the help of BBC Sussex, Steve Sawyer from Manor Royal BID and Reverend Steve Burston from St John’s Church, sent out a call for…

07 April 2020