Never has it felt so important for us as a council to communicate with our residents than during these challenging times as a result of the coronavirus.
In this edition we are sharing articles to highlight the support and advice available to residents and local businesses at this time, and how we have adapted our services to meet their needs.
Summer 2020 articles
An introduction to this edition from Councillor Ray Dawe, Leader of Horsham District Council
Our community response to the coronavirus outbreak is all about helping local people to support local people
How the Council has been supporting local businesses with funding and trading support during the coronavirus outbreak
We're delighted that our new Community Lottery scheme has proved so popular
Horsham District residents have achieved much improved recycling rates for the month of March 2020
A public outpouring of thanks for our collection crews, as they continue to do their vital work throughout the crisis, has touched the hearts of our team
A guide to the Local Plan Review process and how to get involved
Our ambitious new five year partnership with the Sussex Wildlife Trust aims to create networks for wildlife, helping local wildlife species and habitats thrive
How we are working towards reducing our carbon footprint, and our progress so far
A fantastic donation marking the end of World War II in Europe, the sketch has an extraordinary story and special links to Horsham
Members of the Council's staff have been redeployed to help support critical roles during the coronavirus crisis
Set up an Autopay account to pay automatically, or use RingGo in our pay and display car parks
Like so many of our residents and businesses, Horsham District Council has suffered financially from the COVID-19 lockdown
Our Homelessness team are working to help rough sleepers in Horsham District. Here's what they're doing and how you can help too
Are you looking to let a property in Horsham District? Talk to our dedicated private lettings team
Find out how our Community Link service helps Horsham District residents
Journey to Work (J2W) and Work Information and Support Hubs (WISH) are Horsham District Council’s successful employment programmes
Journey to Work has helped hundreds of local people back into work over the last six years
Set up in 2015, Adopt-a-Street is still going strong. We meet the latest family to join the scheme
Cllr Karen Burgess was elected as the new Chairman of Horsham District Council at an online Annual General Meeting on 20 May
Rudgwick and Wren Close Horsham play areas in the District have had a fun and colourful refresh.
It's our duty to ensure public meetings are accessible to the public, so with lockdown measures in place we took them online
Following government guidelines, all elections and referendums due to be held from April 2020 have been postponed to May 2021
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