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Council launches coronavirus Help Hub

Crawley Borough Council has launched its Help Hub to support the most vulnerable people in our community during the coronavirus outbreak.   The hub, a single point of contact for people who need support at this extremely difficult time, started operating on Wednesday (25 March). Call 01293 438000 between 8.30am…

30 March 2020

Free car parking for NHS and social care staff, volunteers

NHS workers, social care staff and volunteers can now park free of charge in a Crawley Borough Council town centre car park until further notice. The council is pleased to be able to show its support for the NHS during the coronavirus outbreak by offering free parking at Orchard Street multi-storey – a secure, 24…

25 March 2020

Third successful jobs fair for council’s employment service

Employ Crawley successfully hosted their third jobs fair at Crawley Library at the beginning of the month.  Despite the poor weather, the annual event saw 175 people turn up across the day to find out more about local job and training opportunities in the area.  Local employers from a range of…

17 March 2020

New business guide showcases the best of Crawley

Crawley Borough Council has released a new business guide, showcasing the town’s offering as a place to live, work and grow.   The guide was created in partnership with My Business Client and updated to reflect the regeneration that has taken place since the last version in 2018. Covering a range of topics,…

17 March 2020

Explore the variety in nature with new tree trail

Residents and visitors can discover the history of trees with the help of a new tree trail at Worth Park. The new trail was designed by the team at the park and features 22 trees across eight hectares of land. Visitors can enjoy the park’s formal gardens, herbaceous borders, wildflower areas, Camellia Walk,…

16 March 2020

Litterbugs taken to court by council

Three people seen littering who refused to pay £50 fixed penalty notices (FPNs) have been fined £220 each at Crawley Magistrates’ Court. Crawley Borough Council’s Community Wardens witnessed the littering incidents in the town centre in August and September and handed out FPNs. These FPNs would have cost £50 if…

14 March 2020

Pick up a racket for free!

Community sports charity, Tennis for Free is returning to Maidenbower Park, offering residents the chance to learn a new skill and improve their fitness, completely for free!   Tennis for Free is a community sports charity that provides free coach led tennis sessions and access to tennis courts in local parks…

12 March 2020

Showcase your talents at day of dance

Local dance schools and community groups are invited to take part in a ‘Day of Dance’ at Goffs Park in July.  The Friends of Goffs Park were recently awarded funding from Crawley Cultural Fund to provide a professional standard outdoor dance stage for their Summer Fayre in the park on Sunday 5 July from 12…

12 March 2020

New monitoring centre for council’s Lifeline service

The monitoring centre for Crawley Borough Council’s Lifeline service will be managed by a new contractor from 1 April this year.  Lifeline is the council’s personal alarm system, allowing customers to access medical help, the police and fire and rescue service at the touch of a button, 24 hours a day, seven…

10 March 2020

Council invests in town centre car park

A town centre car park has become the fourth purchase for Crawley Borough Council in its bid to generate alternative sources of income to support its services to the public. Kingsgate Car Park, on Queensway opposite the Memorial Gardens, is a 10-level car park with 496 spaces. It is currently let to National Car…

09 March 2020