Funding for Homelessness Support

The Government’s recent Rough Sleeping Strategy actively plans to halve the rates of rough sleeping by 2022 and to eliminate all rough sleeping completely by 2027. The implementation of the Strategy is to address the causes of rough sleeping in order to prevent it from happening in the first place, and to help get people who are sleeping rough into accommodation. Additional funding is being made to local Councils to intervene sooner in homelessness cases, such as Crawley Borough Council, who are the statutory authority in Crawley for homelessness.

The Casualties of Fake News

We can often see opinion pieces presented as fact, as well as claims/denials and impending warnings of doom presented as news. Outlandish claims may not always be fake news, as on rare occasions they could turn out be true, as after all, a stopped clock is right twice a day.

Crawley MP pledges to be a Bowel Cancer Champion

Henry Smith MP has pledged to become a Bowel Cancer Champion and lead change in Parliament for people affected by the disease, at Bowel Cancer UK’s parliamentary reception in the House of Commons on Wednesday, 30th January.

Momentum of the Far Left

Political extremes are not healthy and I welcome that there is no far-right elected representation in the UK, but the far-left are becoming increasingly powerful which should concern us all. Since Jeremy Corbyn became Labour Leader in September 2015, the far-left have been tightening their control over one of the two main parties of government, with moderates either dropping out or being forced out.

Celebrating The Hawth Theatre

One of the advantages of living in a large town like Crawley is that we have a large number and a wide variety of facilities for our leisure time. Over the last 20 years I’ve seen a considerable improvement in what Crawley has to offer.