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Save money on your energy bills

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

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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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A mosaic originally in Queens Square found dumped in Tilgate Park SUS-170320-130954001

Shock as historic mosaic is found dumped in park

A historic mosaic which once decorated a part of Crawley town centre has been found abandoned in a nearby park.

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A swarm of bees

What to do if you encounter a swarm of bees

Spring is coming, and with it comes an increase in the swams of bees taking up residence on trees and in roof spaces.

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The traps were discovered in the River Mole. File picture.

Illegal traps discovered in Horley river

The Environment Agency has seized a number of illegal crayfish traps that were discovered by anglers in the River Mole, near the Six Bells Pub.

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Bird flu restrictions are in place across the country

Bird flu advice for West Sussex poultry owners

West Sussex poultry owners are being urged to check the latest restrictions to stop the spread of avian flu.

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South Downs National Trust Volunteers (SDNTV) at Wych Cross

County news - Volunteers needed to keep National Trust land in shipshape

A small group of hardworking volunteers are appealing to people from all over Sussex to help them maintain National Trust land on the South Downs.

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Free-range eggs become ‘barn eggs’ following bird flu

Free-range eggs become ‘barn eggs’ following bird flu

A bird flu panic has seen free-range eggs temporarily lose their status after hens were brought indoors.

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Craig Sandles strimming on one of the seven annual urban grass cutting rounds during a previous summer (photo submitted). SUS-150528-130923001

Highways team’s grass cutting season starts

West Sussex Highways will fire up the lawnmowers on Monday and cut the grass for the first time this year.

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Denne Road Gospel Hall, Horsham SUS-170222-111401001

Town centre church building put up for sale

A town centre building which has been used as a church for the past 150 years has now been put up for sale.

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