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Fair Funding for Schools

by Frances Haigh on 19 April, 2017

Local Liberal Democrats are outraged by the Government’s intention to divert money into building new grammar schools, when existing schools in West Sussex have been forced to cut expenditure to the bone. Schools have cut both teaching and support staff numbers, and reduced maintenance, as well as cutting costs for vital services such as counselling that may enable children to access education. School budgets […]

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WSCC Elections Manifesto

by Frances Haigh on 7 March, 2017

CONSERVATIVES ARE TAKING WEST SUSSEX FOR GRANTED   The Conservatives have run West Sussex for years, but more and more people are now questioning whether they really put local people first. Cllr Dr James Walsh says, “You don’t have to look very hard to see just how far the Tories have gone in reducing local […]

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International Women’s Day

by Frances Haigh on 7 March, 2017

  On March 8, people in dozens of countries all over the world will observe International Women’s Day, a day that for more than a century has been set aside to celebrate women’s achievements and campaign for gender equality. On International Women’s Day 2017, everyone is being asked to #BeBoldForChange. “I am pleased to add […]

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Meeting the Need for Homes

by Frances Haigh on 26 February, 2017

Recently the Tory Government published its much-heralded Housing White Paper. This, it was promised, would fix our broken housing market. The response from across the housing sector was generally along the lines of “Is that it???” The real crisis is that there are not enough homes. There are many people who cannot afford to buy […]

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Horsham Local Plan Initial Report

by Frances Haigh on 8 January, 2015

The Inspector’s initial findings show that the HDPF has been found not sound and the examination suspended for 6 months. Meanwhile HDC has to find sites for at least a further 2000 homes. We are disappointed with this outcome, although it was not unexpected. The Inspector had to judge what was presented to him. He […]

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Remembrance Sunday

by Frances Haigh on 9 November, 2012

THE WAR Memorial in the Carfax in Horsham town centre will be the focus of this year’s Remembrance Sunday service on Sunday 11 November 2012. The service will begin at 10:50am led by the Reverend Canon Guy Bridgewater, Vicar of Horsham, after the arrival of the parade at the War Memorial, when the service will […]

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