Welcome to the Winter 2021 edition
In the first edition of 2021, we reflect on how our services have changed to support our residents during the ongoing pandemic, and share features on activities we will have to look forward to in the future.
Look out for new parks and countryside features, business support initiatives and updates on our Local Plan.
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Winter 2021 articles
An introduction to the Winter 2021 edition from Councillor Ray Dawe, Leader of Horsham District Council
We have developed ambitious plans to expand Warnham Local Nature Reserve
Jointly funded by the Council, Friends of WLNR and one of the last EU grants, the project has been continuing at pace and is now nearing completion
Children aged 8 to 11 years can now enjoy some great new play equipment
Residents across the Horsham District are being encouraged to think local and buy local where they possibly can in an effort to support local businesses
Whether you're a start-up or looking to future-proof, our LEAP small business grants funding programme could help
The Y-Wish employment programme will offer appointments and drop-in sessions for 18-24 year olds
We have appointed Chichester College Group to carry out a programme of training and support for high street businesses
We're asking local employers to engage with us to provide work-related and employability opportunities
A progress update on the Horsham District Local Plan
How we plan to improve walking and cycling routes
Find out about the Government's Green Homes Grant 2020
Get out and explore Horsham Museum & Art Gallery's new heritage trails
An update on our five-year partnership with Sussex Wildlife Trust to deliver a Nature Recovery Network for the District
Find out how you can help us create a greener District
How as a Council we are working to cut our carbon emissions
After an extremely successful one year trial, the Council is delighted that its Horsham District Community Lottery is now set to be a permanent fixture
How we have adapted our service to support residents at risk of homelessness in one of their toughest years
Thanks to all who donated to our appeal to raise vital funds for local communities during the peak of the virus
Find out more about Horsham’s three Neighbourhood Councils
How the Council has suffered as a result of the virus and how this may affect services
Take a look at some of the help and advice our Health and Wellbeing team have on offer
Our award-winning service helps residents live independently
We asked our residents about safety concerns in the District. Read what they had to say
The BT Exchange car park is right next to Horsham train station
The discs will now expire in June 2021
The bin can turn cooked food waste into compost in just 90 days
Sign up online from February for fortnightly garden waste collections
For when you don’t really need a skip, but have too much to stick in the car and take to the tip
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