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Historic High Street set for safety improvements

New street furniture is set to be installed in the Historic High Street by Crawley Borough Council, making the area significantly safer for pedestrians.

The pedestrianised part of the High Street is often blighted with illegally parked and moving cars, making the area unsightly and potentially dangerous. Driving has also caused tactile paving slabs and cobbles to need to be replaced because they are not designed to have vehicles on them.

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Thursday, July 27, 2017 - 17:30

Making Crawley a place to inspire

Raising ambitions and supporting people into work or into higher skilled, higher paid employment is the aim of Crawley Borough Council’s exciting new programme, Employ Crawley.

Employ Crawley, set to launch in collaboration with West Sussex County Council in the autumn, is a partnership hub offering a range of services provided by the public and private sector to help local people get the right jobs and local employers get the right people.

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Friday, July 14, 2017 - 12:45

Queens Square update - 11 July 2017

Over the last month, Queens Square has really started to take shape with six of the eight granite planters being installed and four Ginkgo Biloba trees being planted. The final planters and three more trees will be installed over the next few weeks. Paving has been laid across almost all of the western side of the square with new colours of white, red and black granite used around the fountain area, according to the approved design.

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Tuesday, July 11, 2017 - 09:15

Free Business Clinic "Access to Finance" 19 July 2017

Crawley Borough Council, in partnership with the Coast to Capital business navigators and other employment services, is pleased to invite you to attend a FREE business clinic later this month.

The theme for the clinic is 'Access to Finance' and it is open to all.

To book your free place now, please email or call 01293 438519

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Thursday, July 6, 2017 - 16:00

Have your say on major town centre redevelopment

Residents are being asked for their views on plans for a major redevelopment in the town centre.

The proposals for land at the eastern end of The Boulevard will see the current Town Hall replaced with a new Town Hall with grade A commercial offices for rent to help fund local services, a new public square and public realm improvements.

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Monday, July 3, 2017 - 10:45

Even more reasons to travel by bus

Ten new bus shelters are to be installed by Crawley Borough Council.

The new shelters, which have been identified as high priority, will be installed at:

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Wednesday, June 14, 2017 - 09:00

Town centre redevelopment to bring major benefits

Plans for a major redevelopment in the town centre will provide much-needed affordable housing and secure Crawley Borough Council’s finances.

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Monday, June 12, 2017 - 14:15

Major developer makes pledge to Crawley

The company building 216 flats in West Green has made its pledge to the town by signing up to Crawley Borough Council’s Developer and Partner Charter.

Crest Nicholson Regeneration are the developers of The Apex Apartments, a development of 98 two-bedroom, 115 one-bedroom and three studio apartments at the junction of Ifield Road and West Green Drive. Work began on site last year and is scheduled to be completed by autumn 2018. The first residents will move in this autumn.

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Friday, June 9, 2017 - 11:30

Queens Square update - 24 May 2017

Welcome to the Queens Square update which aims to answer all your questions during the construction period. We will post new updates every two to four weeks - sooner if there’s important news to share.

What’s been happening?

Paving along the east side of the square has been completed and work has concentrated along the southern alleyway from Admiral Casino to the entrance of Deichmann.

Queens Square under construction - May 2017
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Wednesday, May 24, 2017 - 19:00

Lots to shout about at Crawley market

Crawley’s local market is expanding to include a wide range of exciting specialist food stalls!

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Tuesday, May 16, 2017 - 09:30