If Buck Barn is selected for development it will be by the Conservative majority of councillors for Horsham District

The Conservative Government requires that 300,000 homes are built per annum. It is a key part of Prime Minister Johnson’s plans to “Build Back Better”. In Horsham District, the Conservative Council is required to produce a Local Plan, and that includes designating strategic sites which will deliv...

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HDC Lib Dems propose alternative local plan

As Councillors, we have been somewhat restricted about what we can say as pre-determination rules apply to planning matters. However, we have been listening to and reading all the comments which have been sent to us and we acknowledge the huge anger that exists about these proposals.

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A very chastening mile-stone

A very chastening mile-stone

On 26th January, the Prime Minister told the nation that the Covid-19 death rate had reached 100,000. The loss of over 100,000 people to the virus was indeed a dark day for our country. This is a mile-stone that no-one ever wanted to see, and the pain behind the statistic is immeasurable.

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Should the May elections be postponed?

A bumper set of elections is due to be held on 6 th May this year. In West Sussex we have County Council elections, the election for a Police and Crime Commissioner, Borough Council elections in Crawley and Worthing and some by-elections, such as the Trafalgar By-Election for Horsham District Cou...

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Statement on the proposed closure of Broadbridge Heath Running Track

Statement on the proposed closure of Broadbridge Heath Running Track

Following our election in May 2019, one of our first public visits as councillors was to visit the track to speak with coaches and users. On a warm early summer evening it was clear to us how much this public facility means to people and how widely used it is in the community. Matt himself had vi...

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Billingshurst Tip SAVED after huge response to LibDem campaign

Billingshurst Tip SAVED after huge response to LibDem campaign

By Chris Geeson More than 3,000 people signed a petition to save the Billingshurst Household Waste and Recycling Centre – and it worked! West Sussex Tories have now backed off from their threat to close two of the County’s Recycling Centres. A huge ‘Thank you’ to everyone who helped.

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