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Casework: Potholes and Hedges

by Frances Haigh on 2 February, 2013

Morwen Millson and I were out talking to residents in our ward this morning. Lots of issues raised, including the question of speeding and parking in residential roads. Another related issue was overhanging hedges. If these are too far across the path then pushchair, wheelchair and mobility scooter users all have to move in to […]

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Grit Bins

by Frances Haigh on 14 December, 2012

The very cold weather so early in the winter has brought lots of requests for grit bins. There was funding for six grit bins across the unparished area and these have all been allocated. If any areas are in need of a grit bin, the only option now is for one to be funded by […]

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Horsham Station Re-Opening

by Frances Haigh on 20 November, 2012

Norman Baker MP, Under Secretary of State for Transport, visited Horsham Station yesterday for the official re-opening. Just over £4m has been invested in the station improvements, in a joint project funded by Network Rail, Southern Rail, the National Station Improvement Scheme and West Sussex County Council. The project has resulted in an improved layout, […]

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Horsham Station

by Frances Haigh on 9 November, 2012

Catherine Ross has written in this week’s Resident about Horsham Station. The refurbishment work has greatly improved the station. However there are still some teething problems and a recent meeting of stakeholders addressed some of these issues. The problems that Catherine experienced at the rear ticket barriers should not have occured. Southern Rail advised us […]

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Reclaiming the Streets

by Frances Haigh on 3 November, 2012

More inspiration for Horsham Park residents with traffic problems! A residents’ group has been formed for the Orchard Road area and I’ll post details once I have them. Meanwhile, there are suggestions, examples and guidance at the following websites:- http://www.sustrans.org.uk/what-we-do/liveable-neighbourhoods Note that this site also includes some guidance on how to run a campaign! http://www.livingstreets.org.uk/ […]

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Traffic Issues

by Frances Haigh on 21 September, 2012

As District and County Councillors for Horsham Park ward, we receive many comments and complaints about traffic and parking issues in our area. We take all of these very seriously and work with the Highways Department of West Sussex County Council and with the Police to try to find solutions to the problems raised. Recent […]

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