Briefly . . . 

Forest Neighbourhood Council (FNC)

represents the views of residents of Forest Ward (see map) by acting as a channel for consultation with the County and District Councils and other community bodies


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Notes from Council meeting in April 2022

FOREST NC MEETINGS

This was the first Meeting held in Salvation Army Hall since March 2020. Councillors appreciate that not everyone is comfortable in a “hall” environment.

We may hold alternate virtual meetings in the next months and members of the public are welcome to attend in either setting.

HORSHAM GREEN SPACES

You may be aware of correspondence relating to privately owned green spaces being sold for future development in Horsham and/or possible purchase of green space by residents.

Forest NC is in contact with both Horsham Green Spaces and Helen Peacock, HDC Lead on “Wilder Horsham”; Helen Peacock is keen to protect the green infrastructure, especially around The Riverside Walk.

20's PLENTY for Us

Forest NC approved a Motion to support the 20’s Plenty Horsham and 20’s Plenty for West Sussex campaigns and their aim to lower residential speed limits to improve road safety, improve air quality and encourage active travel.

THE BIG CONVERSATION

This is an opportunity to meet the Leader of Horsham District Council and some of his Cabinet and to hear and discuss views on Environmental and Planning issues in the District. Cllr Jonathan Chowen and Horsham District Council’s Chief Executive invite you to register your place at one of three venues across Horsham District.

Topics to be discussed include The Climate and Environment, The Local Plan and Water Neutrality and HM The Queen’s Platinum Jubilee celebrations

More information and registration at: www.horsham.gov.uk/thebigconversation

FRIENDS OF CHESWORTH FARM

The Friends AGM will be held on Monday 25th April at YMCA Gorings Mead, 7.30 p.m. Everyone is welcome to attend. There are no parking restrictions.

JAMBOREE ON HORSHAM RIVERSIDE WALK

This takes place on Saturday 14th May and is now being arranged by Horsham Scouts. Further information and registration can be seen at
www.horshamscouts.com/events

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Next Council Meeting

Monday 16th May 2022 at 7.30 pm

This, and successive monthly meetings of Forest NC will take place at the Salvation Army Hall.

Members of the public are always welcome to attend.

MINUTES OF MEETINGS

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Forest Neighbourhood Council Membership

Vacancies

We have councillor vacancies and will welcome enquiries about the councillor role from residents within the Forest Neighbourhood.

Whilst we are a non-statutory council, we are a voice for local matters and liaise with Horsham District Council.