In this edition we celebrate the third birthday of the Community Climate Fund and look ahead to the Christmas events planned across the District.
The magazine also features an in depth look at The Council Plan - a fresh vision for Horsham District.
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November 2023 articles
The autumn has been a really productive time for making plans and focusing on council priorities.
We have an exciting variety of roles on offer for individuals from all backgrounds who care about their local community.
There will be no collections on the Christmas and Boxing Day Bank Holidays on 25 and 26 December.
In January 2023 we partnered with Podback to launch a free collection service for residents to recycle their used coffee pods from home.
This summer we introduced our first all-electric street sweepers to Horsham Town Centre.
To celebrate the launch of our subsidised HOTBIN food composter offer for residents, we gave you the chance to win one of six HOTBINs worth almost £300.
We want to thank residents for completing our climate action survey – we had over 750 responses.
From January 2024, keep an eye out on the Council website for a new webpage for local job hunters.
To date, over 100 businesses have been supported by the Council’s Business Training Programme.
Read our top tips on ways to reduce waste and the amount we spend this Christmas.
Councillor David Skipp is Horsham District Council’s Chairman for the civic year 2023-24. His chosen charity for this year is The Olive Tree Cancer Support Group.
Horsham District Community Lottery is now four years old. To celebrate, it is giving local charities and good causes the chance to win £500 for their organisations.
Wilder Horsham District is a five-year partnership between the Council and Sussex Wildlife Trust working to deliver a nature recovery network.
With everything from a fantastic array of local food and drinks, artisan gifts to festive entertainment and events, the magic of the season is right on your doorstep.
Located on Horsham’s beautiful Causeway, the Museum offers a changing programme of galleries, activities, and events.
To help anyone, young or old, who has problems walking we have a fantastic Shopmobility service based in Swan Walk Shopping Centre.
Our Horsham Wellbeing Hub opened in Swan Walk Shopping Centre this July. Offering a friendly service, visitors can access all sorts of support free of charge.
If you are looking for support over the winter months, we are here to make sure you can find the help you need.
The Council is working with its partners to help people improve the energy efficiency of their homes to help keep energy bills lower.
Our new Council Plan, which was adopted in October, identifies our key priorities and drives our focus for the next four years.
This October marked the third anniversary of the Community Climate Fund grant scheme, offering grants of up to £5,000 for local groups undertaking new climate positive projects.
New to the suite of Community Link products, which help our residents with independent living, we are pleased to showcase the Mindme Wrist Alarm.
As we settle into wintry evenings indoors you may be planning some changes that would make your home perfect for your family. Sussex Building Control are here to help.
The last part of our programme of improvements to Horsham Park’s much loved pond area was completed in the summer.
If you register for our self-service portal you can manage your Council Tax, Council Tax Support, Housing Benefit, Business Rates and Landlord payment accounts all in one place.