Simply the best! Parks win prestigious green accolades

Tilgate Park, Goffs Park and Memorial Gardens are among the best green spaces in the UK.


Video: how we all can save £3 million

West Sussex residents are being asked to help save £3m.

The council wants to hear from customers and people thinking about signing up. Picture: Dianne Tuckett

Have your say on council’s GREENbin service

Crawley Borough Council is looking to hear what residents have to say about its GREENbin service.

Tilgate Park

Park wins Certificate of Excellence

Tilgate Park has been awarded the Certificate of Excellence after receiving consistently good reviews.

Grenfell Tower in London. Picture: SWNS

Town high-rises are safe, says council in wake of Grenfell fire

Crawley Borough Council is reassuring residents that all high-rise residential blocks in the town are made of non-combustible materials in the wake of the Grenfell Tower tragedy.

Thundery showers expected as hot weather comes to a close

Thundery showers expected as hot weather comes to a close

The Met Office has said the south will see the final peak in temperatures today as a band of heavy, thundery showers is expected tomorrow (Thursday) morning.

Is your office like a greenhouse?

Heatwave: How hot does it need to be before you can ask your boss to go home?

It’s hot. Really hot. The air-conditioning isn’t working, the sun is blazing and the small office you are in is sweltering.

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The South Downs Way at Houghton. Photo by Derek Martin

The South Downs Way is revealed as one of the UK’s favourite walks

The South Downs Way has been named as one of the UK’s best-loved walks, according to a new survey.

Save money on your energy bills

Save money on your energy bills

Homeowners in Crawley can save money on their energy bills with the council’s energy switch scheme.

Warnham Park in Horsham

Gardens exclusively open for hospice

A number of gardens in Sussex will be opening this spring for St Catherine’s Hospice in Crawley.

Members of Three Bridges Forum. From left: Mary Grace, Andrew Eley, Wendy Paton, John Cooban, Gill Cooban and Frank Halliday

Garden festival to celebrate 70 years of new town

A community group in Three Bridges is celebrating Crawley’s 70th anniversary of the new town with a garden festival.

Cameron Masters and Kaylee Tomlinson with their two sons, Bobbi and Byron. Picture: Steve Robards

Couple left ‘high and dry’ in mouldy flat

A Crawley couple who fear their mouldy flat is putting their children’s health at risk believe they have been left ‘high and dry’ by the council.

Police were alerted to the hand grenade pictured on Monday (April 24). Picture supplied by Jamie Burton

Hand grenade found on building site

Police cordoned off a building site in Crawley after a hand grenade was found by a resident.

Councillor Chris Mullins with Kate Oliver, chairwoman of the Friends of Worth Park group outside Ridley's Court. Picture: Jon Rigby

Historic park claims another award

Crawley’s Worth Park has added another award to its ever-growing collection.

Cooler spells are expected next week

WEATHER FORECAST: Cooler spells expected next week

Cooler spells are expected in Sussex next week but don’t worry the sunshine is not going anywhere just yet.

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The funds enable the council to install a district heating network in the town centre that will help to reduce energy costs

£1.4 million to power town centre heat network

Crawley Borough Council has been awarded £1.4 million to establish a town centre heat network which could reduce energy costs for homeowners.

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Three life-size cows have been added to the park. Picture: Jon Rigby

Three fun new additions to Worth Park

Worth Park in Crawley has three fun new additions.

Kia Trainor, director of CPRE Sussex, and her son Oliver

Does your school have the ‘E Factor’?

Countryside campaigners are worried schools and colleges will miss out on the chance to win a new environmental award.

Councillors have approved the regeneration. Crawley Borough Council

£2million town centre revamp plans win councillors backing

Plans to extend Queens Square regeneration work along Queensway, The Pavement and Kingsgate have been approved.

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