They are people – they need our help

The headlines have been grim - such tragic, unnecessary human death. They were fathers, mothers, sons and daughters, young and old. Just imagine the desperation of the people trying to reach our shores, dreaming of a life with safety and security far from the fear they left behind.

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Tory Council Leader in shock resignation

In a surprise development, Cllr Paul Clarke (Conservative) has resigned without warning as Leader of Horsham District Council. He has only been in the role since May, when intense arguments about the Local Plan forced the resignation of previous Leader, Cllr Ray Dawe.

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Lib Dems select Sam Raby as Roffey South by-election candidate

We’re delighted to announce that local Lib Dem campaigner Sam Raby has been chosen to stand as the Lib Dem candidate for Roffey South in the upcoming Horsham District Council (HDC) by-election this December.

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Lib Dem Motion on local land control denied proper hearing

A Lib Dem attempt to improve local control over unwelcome developments on County-owned land was blocked by a series of errors at a full council meeting at County Hall on Friday, 22 October.

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Jon Olson elected Horsham Councillor in Forest by-election

Horsham Liberal Democrats are delighted to announce that Jon Olson has been elected as a Councillor for Forest Ward.

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More social housing for Horsham, thanks to the Lib Dems

In another success for the Lib Dem opposition group, HDC agreed to a motion on social housing at Full Council on Wednesday, 13 October. It promises that a minimum 35% of affordable homes built under the new Local Plan will now be reserved for social rent.

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