HDC taking advice from strange places

The new government White Paper, ‘Planning for the Future’, has made all the wrong kinds of headlines lately. It threatens to strip away local control over where new housing is built.

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COVID-19 test and trace system in Sussex – and whole UK - on its knees

Last Friday it was reported that the COVID-19 R rate had risen above 1 across the UK, with many people reporting being unable to access testing.

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Death of former District Councillor Leonard Crosbie

Horsham Liberal Democrats are greatly saddened by the news of Councillor Leonard Crosbie’s death, just a couple of weeks after his retirement from Horsham District Council.

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Horsham Lib Dems congratulate Ed Davey as the new leader of our party

Ed Davey is the new leader of the Liberal Democrats and he’s ready to spearhead the fight against this heartless and incompetent Conservative Government.

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Horsham Lib Dems call for rail fare freeze

The Liberal Democrats are calling for the annual increase in rail fares to be cancelled, a move which would save commuters in Horsham around £68.74 next year, according to the Party's analysis.

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What really happened on Rookwood?

The threat to Rookwood has been making headlines of the wrong sort for the Conservatives. There is huge controversy over plans being drawn up in secrecy, with no public consultation. Cabinet attempts to deny this are becoming increasingly economical with the truth.

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Government U-turn doesn't resolve exams mess

The Government has made a U-turn and will now revert to teacher assessed grades rather than an algorithm designed to moderate them.

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HDC’s first Local Cycling and Walking Infrastructure Plan (LCWIP) open for consultation

Horsham Liberal Democrats welcome the publishing of HDC’s first draft Local Cycling and Walking Infrastructure Plan (LCWIP). We now encourage residents to read and comment on the potential improvements, but also to flag what is missing from this draft.

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Horsham Liberal Democrats urge re-think on A-Level results

The debacle surrounding last week’s A-Level results – and possibly this week’s GCSE results – can only be resolved by going back to the teacher assessments and awarding those Teacher-assessed grades to all students.

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Until Further Notice - Horsham Household Waste Recycling Centre now open daily 09.00 - 18.00

Following a fire at the Crawley Waste Recycling Centre a couple of weeks ago, West Sussex County Council has announced that the Horsham Waste Recycling Centre will open daily until further notice. This may make Tuesdays and Wednesdays marginally quieter than other days, as not everyone will be aware of the change.

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