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Below are a list of articles where I am mentioned in a public role and which can be accessed online (although some of the links are quite old now). In the interests of transparency, the list includes both the positive and negative stories in which I am featured:


Give Crawley back its police, demands towns council leader, Crawley News 24, 17/09/19,

Government funding announcement for Crawley ‘clear electioneering’, Crawley Observer, 09/09/19,

Crawley MP reacts to Government plans to prorogue Parliament, Crawley Observer, 03/09/19,

‘Immoral & Jobsworths’ says Tilgate business owner as Crawley Council refuse to move on rent increase, Crawley News 24, 30/08/19,

Crawley Council Leader asks Chancellor for help over homelessness, Crawley News 24, 29/08/19,

Crawley Morrisons to close with loss of 128 jobs, Crawley News 24, 21/08/19,

Outcry as Crawley Council increases retailers rents by 30%, Crawley News 24, 21/08/19,

‘End the Rail Rip-Off’ says Crawley Council Leader, Crawley News 24, 16/08/2019,

Rail Fare Increase: Crawley Labour’s Response, Susy Radio, 16/08/2019,

Brexit Party candidate open to Tory pact, The Argus, 11/08/19,

Chagos children ‘stuck for years in unsafe lodgings’, The Observer, 10/08/19,

Staff facing redundancy at patient transport service contractor’s Sussex base, Crawley Observer, 09/08/19,

Leader of Crawley Borough Council seeks assurances from new Prime Minister in letter, Crawley News 24, 29/07/19,

Crawley council leader seeks assurances from new Prime Minister Boris Johnson, Crawley Observer, 29/07/19,

Over 30% rise in reports of violent and sexual offences in Crawley in just 2 years, Crawley News 24, 26/07/19,

Town hall row over Crawley bank’s windows, Crawley Observer, 26/07/19,

‘He has to go’ – calls for resignation of Vice-Chair of Crawley council’s planning committee after comments made during Full Council, Crawley News 24, 25/07/19,

Climate emergency declared in Crawley, Crawley Observer, 18/07/19,

Council Leader clashes with Crawley MP over votes on N.Ireland’s abortion & same sex marriage, Crawley News 24, 16/07/19,

Tributes to Crawley councillor Charles Petts – a ‘dear friend and colleague’, Crawley Observer, 16/07/19,

Tributes paid after Tilgate Councillor passes away, Crawley News 24, 16/07/19,

‘Serious concerns’ about Gatwick Airport’s plans to use standby runway, Crawley Observer, 01/07/19,

Southern Water customers entitled to compensation after firm receives record fine over sewage treatment, Surrey Live, 26/06/19,

Southern Water’s £126m penalty: This is when customers will receive a rebate, Bognor Regis Observer, 25/06/19,

New hope for Crawley market, Property Week, 21/06/19,

Crawley ‘ill served’ by decision to back Boris Johnson says Labour, Crawley Observer, 12/06/19,

“Bureaucracy gone mad!” Crawley orders Metro Bank to change their look in Queens Square, Crawley News 24, 06/06/19,

Universal Credit in Crisis: Hundreds of struggling Sussex residents leave councils with £1million deficit, Worthing Herald, 28/05/19,

New Crawley mayor selected for upcoming year, Crawley Observer, 28/05/19

Willmott Dixon Invests in Sussex Growth, Premier Construction News, 28/05/19,

New Crawley mayor selected for upcoming year, Crawley Observer, 28/05/19,

Willmott Dixon invests in Sussex growth with new Gatwick office, BDaily news, 24/05/19,

Willmott Dixon invests in Sussex growth, Commercial News Media, 24/05/19,

Willmott Dixon invests in Sussex growth, Agility PR Solutions, 23/05/19,

Willmott Dixon Opens Doors In Sussex, Insider Media Limited, 17/05/19,

Crawley Council’s embarrassing U-turn after trying to charge fee for kids to walk through park, Crawley News 24, 15/05/19,

We will continue to deliver on the ground, Crawley Observer, 01/05/19,

Problems with public services can be fixed, Crawley News 24, 01/05/19,

Row over Crawley bin collection claims leaflets for council elections, Crawley Observer, 01/05/19,

Parties pitch for your votes ahead of Crawley Borough Council election, Crawley Observer, 01/05/19,

Full list of candidates and polling stations, SurreyLive, 29/04/19,

Northgate & West Green, Crawley News 24, 26/04/19,

Labour shadow housing secretary in Crawley to pledge end to ‘slum housing’ in former offices, Crawley Observer, 25/04/19,

Shadow Housing Secretary visits Crawley to announce plans on scrapping developers ‘get-out clause’, Crawley News 24, 25/04/19,

Candidates for Crawley Borough Council elections announced, Crawley Observer, 10/04/19,

Towns Council Leader calls for return of Crawley’s school funding, Crawley News 24, 05/04/19,

Call to continue funding project for vulnerable West Sussex families, Crawley Observer, 04/04/19,

Five Crawley councillors stepping down at elections, Crawley Observer, 04/04/19,

‘Indefinite tenancies could help thousands in Crawley renters’, Crawley News 24, 01/04/19,

The extinction of public computers in Crawley is creating a crisis, Crawley News 24, 29/03/19,

Bid to improve quality of life for Crawley residents, Crawley Observer, 26/03/19,

West Sussex care homes ‘teetering on the edge of a cliff’, Spirit FM, 21/03/19,

Permitted development rights branded a ‘scam’, Crawley Observer, 19/03/19,

Mid Sussex accused of being a ‘bad neighbour’ by Crawley leader, Crawley Observer, 19/03/19,

The sporting elite celebrated at K2 Crawley, Crawley News 24, 18/03/19,

One in five care homes performing poorly in West Sussex, Bognor Regis Observer, 18/03/19,

Crawley’s gender pay gap ‘quite concerning’, Crawley Observer, 15/03/19,

Cuts to public services have hit communities, Crawley Observer, 13/03/19,

Meet ‘I’m A Celebrity’ star Fleur East at K2 Crawley, Crawley Observer, 12/03/19,

“Tory cuts are to blame” says Crawley Council leader as new report reveals drop in care homes quality, Crawley News 24, 11/03/19,

“Our communities are starting to break down because there aren’t the public services any more” says Crawley council leader, Crawley News 24, 11/03/19,

Labour’s class of 2022: who they are and what they think, New Statesman, 07/03/19,

Crawley earmarks £7m for investment properties, Room 151, 06/03/19,

Crawley council to spend £7m on property and use rent to fund services, Crawley Observer, 04/03/19,

Crawley Council reveal budget for 19/20 to tackle homelessness, Crawley News 24, 04/03/19,

Claims about cost of new Crawley heat and power network disputed, Crawley Observer, 01/03/19,

Crawley budget and council tax rise approved, Crawley Observer, 28/02/19,

Council’s budget ‘alternative to cuts’, BBC News, 28/02/19,

Line-up announced for Crawley’s Question Time, Crawley Observer, 28/02/19,

Pride in Labour’s achievements as we set the new Budget, Crawley Observer, 27/02/19,

Fracking can and should be stopped, Crawley Observer, 20/02/19,

Ever-rising rail prices, Crawley Observer, 19/02/19,

Quiz community leaders at Crawley Question Time, Crawley Observer, 12/02/19,

Crawley Council wants to protect frontline services with new budget, Crawley News 24, 12/02/19,

Quiz community leaders at Crawley Question Time, Crawley Observer, 08/02/19,

Crawley Question Time is back!, Crawley News 24, 08/02/19,

Council tax rise for Crawley households, Crawley Observer, 07/02/19,

Cuts set to cost Crawley nearly a million pounds, Crawley Observer, 07/02/19,

Fresh calls for Crawley academy to be returned to local authority control, Crawley Observer, 06/02/19,

The shocking truth: 2,226 patients for every GP in Crawley, Crawley News 24, 04/02/19,

Have your say on post office changes, Farnham Herald, 01/02/19,

Post-Brexit ‘tinned food and paraffin stoves’ warning, BBC News, 30/01/19,

Delivering for Crawley, Crawley Observer, 30/01/19,

Post Office reveals future of Crawley town centre branch, The Argus, 30/01/19,

Inadequate Brexit funding ‘better spent on tinned food’, Local Government Chronicle, 30/01/19,

“Post Office consultation was a sham!” says Crawley Council leader as results are published, Crawley News 24, 30/01/19,

Brexit cash for councils ‘better off spent on tinned food and paraffin stoves’, Crawley Observer, 29/01/19,

£900k given to Sussex to combat youth crime, but will Crawley see any of it? Truth is no-one knows!, Crawley News 24, 24/01/19,

Crawley money-saving scheme will help pay for council services, Crawley Observer, 21/01/19,

Crawley council joins ‘money-saving’ insurance mutual, LocalGov, 21/01/19,

Crawley joins money-saving initiative, Crawley News 24, 18/01/19,

We need to invest in our mental health services, Crawley Observer, 17/01/19,

Over TEN violent or sexual crimes reported every DAY last year in Crawley, Crawley News 24, 10/01/19,

Business Rates Deal Means Cash for West Sussex Gigabit Broadband, ISP Review, 09/01/19,

Crawley people and businesses to get super high speed gigabit broadband, Crawley Observer, 09/01/19,

More business rates to be kept local and pay for gigabit broadband, Crawley News 24, 09/01/19,

Tributes to ‘inspirational’ former Crawley councillor who helped raise trans awareness in town, Crawley Observer, 08/01/19

Crawley Memorial Gardens a ‘no-go zone’ at night, Crawley Observer, 08/01/19,

Fresh calls for more police on Crawley’s streets, Crawley Observer, 08/01/19,

Unite and Momentum candidates dominate Labour’s selection races, The Guardian, 05/01/19,

Thousands of local pensioners could be about to lose their FREE TV License, Crawley News 24, 28/12/18,

Outrage as West Sussex cuts housing support by £4 million, Crawley news 24, 19/12/18,

‘Devastating’ £4million cuts to housing support services in West Sussex criticised, Crawley Observer, 19/12/18,

Gatwick School impresses Leader of Council as it continues to grow, Crawley News 24, 18/12/18,

Crawley school students launch petition for change as funding cuts threaten their education, Crawley News 24, 14/12/18,

Protesters oppose Post Office relocation plan, Crawley Observer, 05/12/18,

Planning exists for a reason, Crawley News 24, 04/12/18,

Post Office shuns Crawley public meeting opposing closure, Crawley News 24, 04/12/18,

Independent review of Crawley council’s data centre relocation problems is planned, Crawley Observer, 30/11/18,

Union calls day of action this Saturday to save Crawley Post Office, Crawley News 24, 28/11/18,

Crawley car cruisers branded ‘noisy tykes causing terrible problems’, Crawley Observer, 26/11/18,

Find out if you can save £280 on your heating bill, Crawley Observer, 23/11/18,

Post Office WILL CLOSE whatever consultation says, Crawley News 24, 16/11/18,

Charity to close its Crawley centre, Crawley Observer, 14/11/18,

Crawley Community Wardens praised for their life saving actions, Crawley News 24, 13/11/18,

‘Springboard are not closing because we were increasing the rent’ says Leader of Crawley Council, Crawley News 24, 13/11/18,

Crawley Community Wardens praised for their life saving actions, Crawley News 24, 13/11/18,

Crawley warden stopped young man jumping off building by grabbing his ankle, Crawley Observer, 12/11/18,

Could Crawley refuse collection change to fortnightly?, Crawley News 24, 07/11/18,

‘Bad, Bad, Bad’, Crawley Council Leader tells Post Office why proposed closure is not good, Crawley News 24, 06/11/18,

Shadow Cabinet member joins Crawley campaign for more police officers, Crawley Observer, 23/10/18,

Crawley Labour launches campaign for more police officers, Crawley News 24, 23/10/18,

Extension to funding for West Sussex charities ‘only a stay of execution’, Crawley Observer, 19/10/18,

Crawley motion argues cuts to housing support services ‘a mistake’, Crawley Observer, 12/10/18,

Housing problem needs a national solution, Crawley Observer, 03/10/18,

Protest over proposed West Sussex social care cuts, Crawley Observer, 27/09/18,

Labour leaders refuse to back Corbyn’s illegal budget comments, Local Government Chronicle, 26/09/18,

Council leader ‘won’t be complicit’ in housing support cuts, Crawley Observer, 18/09/18,

Henry Smith MP accuses Crawley Council Leader of ‘political narrow-mindedness’, Crawley News 24, 14/09/18,

Councils across West Sussex meet to discuss budget cuts, without Crawley Council, Crawley News 24, 13/09/18,

Finding the funds to save West Sussex’s homeless, Crawley News 24, 12/09/18,

West Sussex Council leader responds to Crawley demands on cuts: “It’s important that local authorities work together to find a solution”, Crawley News 24, 07/09/18,

Has West Sussex County Council’s Chief Exec just supported the save Open House campaign?, Crawley News 24, 07/09/18,

Labour county councillors criticise West Sussex Council as cuts hit people ‘at their most vulnerable’, Crawley News 24, 05/09/18,

Crawley woman pleads guilty over Council Tax deception, Crawley Observer, 04/09/18,

Thousands rally behind Crawley Open House, West Sussex Gazette, 03/09/18,

Crawley MP calls on County Leader to ‘re-think’ cuts to Housing Related Support, Crawley News 24, 03/09/18,

Milestone for Brighton Mainline Alliance campaign, Brighton Unlimited, 01/09/18,

‘We simply do not have the money’, West Sussex Council claim after horror over cuts, Crawley News 24, 31/08/18,

More litter left scattered across field as travellers vacate Northgate, Crawley News 24, 22/08/18,

“Law and order is turning into a joke”, says Leader of Council as travellers invade playing fields, Crawley News 24, 20/08/18,

Crawley council recover property used as car parts business, Crawley Observer, 13/08/18,

Unite names 15th council to back construction charter, Development Finance Today, 13/08/18,

Crawley becomes 15th council to sign Construction Charter, The Construction Index, 13/08/18, Crawley becomes 15th council to sign Construction Charter

Three Bridges property used as car parts business recovered by council, Crawley News 24, 10/08/18,

Call for police to ‘get a grip’ on drugs and violent crime in Crawley, Crawley Observer, 09/08/18,

Crawley commitment to safety on building sites, Crawley Observer, 08/08/18,

Crawley council makes significant commitment to local construction workers, Unite, 08/08/18,

Crawley Council’s commitment to construction workers, Crawley News 24, 08/08/18,

Shake-up planned for Crawley council’s boundaries, Crawley Observer, 07/08/18,

‘Excuses have worn thin’ – Crawley Council Leader berates Sussex Police, Crawley News 24, 06/08/18,

Crawley council’s data centre relocation costs spiral, Crawley Observer, 27/07/18,

My Local Brexit – Cllr Peter Lamb, John Howarth MEP Blog, 26/07/18,

Celebrating the NHS, Crawley News 24, 11/07/18,

England fans want to erect a Gareth Southgate statue in his hometown, and the council is listening, i News, 10/07/18,

Campaign for Gareth Southgate statue in his home town Crawley, The Argus, 09/07/18,

Statue of England football manager Gareth Southgate could be erected in his home town, The London Economic, 09/07/18,

Council leaders unite to press for more school funding in West Sussex, Mid Sussex Times, 05/06/18,

Opposing the Horsham incinerator, Crawley News 24, 14/06/18,

Panel to be quizzed over incinerator plans, Crawley Observer, 08/06/18,

A voice for Crawley residents concerned about community safety, Crawley News 24, 05/06/18,

Crawley Borough Council appoints two new senior managers, Crawley News 24, 22/05/18,

Cabinet changes at Crawley Borough Council, Crawley Observer, 21/05/18,

Making the railways accountable to the public, Crawley News 24, 21/05/18,

“We are hugely grateful to the people of Crawley”, Crawley News 24, 04/05/18,

Elections update: Labour holds Crawley, Crawley Observer, 04/05/18,

Crawley local election results, Crawley News 24, 04/05/18,

Just 13 votes mean Labour keep power, The Argus, 04/05/18,

Crawley is voting in Council elections, Crawley News 24, 03/05/18,

Teachers vote to strike, Crawley Observer, 02/05/18,

Thomas Bennett Teachers vote to strike, Crawley News 24, 02/05/18,

Leader’s warning to academy trust, Crawley Observer, 01/05/18,

“People are desperate” says Crawley council leader at packed Thomas Bennett public meeting, Crawley News 24, 27/04/18,

The reality of policing, Crawley News 24, 23/04/18,

‘Are we getting value for our money?’, The Argus, 18/04/18,

Candidates for Crawley Borough Council election revealed, Crawley Observer, 09/04/18,

Candidates revealed for Crawley local election, Crawley News 24, 09/04/18,

New Council Tax figures reveal Crawley residents pay 37% more than Horsham, Crawley News 24, 29/03/18,

TKAT CEO responds to concerns over Thomas Bennett Community College proposed cuts, Crawley News 24, 28/03/18,

Revealed: how an increasingly powerful Momentum is transforming Labour, The Guardian, 18/03/18,

Residents ask about street sleepers, potholes and health, Crawley Observer, 14/03/18,

Peter Lamb: Crawley has “the second largest pay gap in the UK”, Crawley News 24, 08/03/18,

Crawley’s housing plans move to next stage thanks to Government grant, Crawley News 24, 07/02/18,

Crawley Question Time returns for 2018 bigger and better, Crawley News 24, 06/02/18,

Why we joined the Greater Brighton Economic Board, Crawley News 24, 06/02/18,

Robots could replace fifth of Crawley jobs by 2030, report warns, Crawley Observer, 02/02/18,

Labour Executive Wrong To Meddle, The Times, 28/01/18,

Labour selects general election candidate, Crawley Observer, 25/01/18,

Momentum sustains a string of Labour selection defeats, The Guardian, 24/01/18,

Labout announce Peter Lamb as their parliamentary candidate for Crawley, Crawley News 24, 24/01/18,

Labour’s candidates for general election target seats revealed, BBC News, 19/01/18,

Who have Labour members picked to fight the general election target seats?, LabourList, 18/01/18,

Call for more NHS funding for local health services, Crawley Observer, 08/01/18,

Crawley Council Leader calls on Secretary of State to fund Crawley’s NHS, Crawley News 24, 09/01/18,

Call for more NHS funding for local health services, Crawley Observer, 08/01/18,

Landlord fined after illegally evicting couple from flat, Crawley Observer, 02/01/18,

Landlord fined for illegally evicting Crawley couple, Crawley News 24, 02/01/18,

It’s all about waste, Crawley News 24, 21/12/17,

Local services are doomed to suffer if something isn’t done, Crawley News 24, 13/12/17,

Labour candidate: Return A&E services to Crawley Hospital, Crawley Observer, 13/12/17,

‘Call to action’ as report shows town’s poorer children have fewer chances in life, Crawley Observer, 06/12/17,

Universal Credit, most damaging social policy we’ve faced?, Crawley News 24, 06/12/17,

Report names Mid Sussex as social mobility ‘hotspot’, Mid Sussex Times, 06/12/17,

Labour councillor vying to be town’s parliamentary candidate, Crawley Observer, 30/11/17,

Crawley Council saves family from eviction, Crawley News 24, 29/11/17,

Small Business Saturday this weekend, Crawley News 24, 29/11/17,

Government report says Crawley is amongst worst for education, employment & affordable housing to disadvantaged residents, Crawley News 24, 28/11/17,

This week wasn’t the “People’s Budget”, Crawley News 24, 24/11/17,

More Labour candidates bidding to fight next general election, Crawley Observer, 24/11/17,

Move to ban alcohol from Crawley Labour meetings, Crawley Observer, 23/11/17,

This is when Crawley’s iconic Victorian bandstand will be moved to the Memorial Gardens, Croydon Advertiser, 22/11/17,

Council leader bidding to be Crawley’s next MP, Crawley Observer, 21/11/17,

It’s party time as Crawley turns 70!, Crawley Observer, 21/11/17,

Entries open for British Airways Run Gatwick, Crawley Live, 21/11/17,

Crawley’s Bandstand is coming back!, Crawley News 24, 21/11/17,

Employment Support Service, Crawley Live, 21/11/17,

Crawley labour officer blows lid on meetings with claims of “boozing” and “sexism”, Crawley News 24, 16/11/17,

Delivering regeneration in the town centre, Crawley Observer, 14/11/17,

All you need to know about the ice rink which is opening in Crawley this week, Croydon Advertiser, 13/11/17,

Government needs to explain why tax avoidance is being tolerated, Crawley News 24, 13/11/17,

Remembrance rises above party politics, Crawley Observer, 07/11/17,

Crawley’s historic High Street changed to improve safety, Crawley News 24, 03/11/17,

Crawley Council backs the new British Airways Run Gatwick, Crawley News 24, 02/11/17,

Councils should be transparent and honest with figures, Crawley News 24, 01/11/17,

Historic High Street changes improve safety, Crawley Happy Times, 01/11/17,

Council support for British Airways Run Gatwick, Crawley Happy Times, 01/11/17,

Peace is still worth pursuing in November, Crawley Observer, 31/10/17,

Investing in Sussex growth, South East Business, 30/05/19,

Sussex Opportunities on the Agenda for Willmott Dixon, Insider Media Limited, 28/05/19,

Time for Devolution, Crawley News 24, 25/10/17,

Willmott Dixon invests in Sussex growth, Construction Update, 23/05/19,

We must reduce the maxium stake for gamblers, Crawley News 24, 17/10/17,

Evolving to make tolerance part of our DNA, Crawley Observer, 17/10/17,

Willmott Dixon invests in Sussex growth, Building Construction Design, 16/05/19,

Local employment support service is here to help, Crawley Happy Times, 11/10/17,

“Employ Crawley” is here, Crawley News 24, 10/10/17,

A positive welcome for the new Queens Square, Crawley Observer, 09/10/17,

Massive Investment brings boost to Crawley, Crawley News 24, 06/10/17,

Councillor John Stanley for Ifield passes away, Crawley News 24, 05/10/17,

Government must remember the importance of local services, Crawley News 24, 04/10/17,

Choices for planning but only one answer, Crawley Observer, 03/10/17,

Can Labour really paint the south east of England red?, Tribune Magazine, 28/09/17,

The same conference but with a different vibe, Crawley Observer, 26/09/17,

Brighton and Hove council leader sets out post-Brexit vision at Labour conference fringe meeting, Brighton & Hove News, 24/09/17,

We still need to fight for our employment rights, Crawley Observer, 19/09/17,

Rearranging desks won’t help a sinking school, Crawley Observer, 05/09/17,

Decision to switch backing on railway station projects criticised, West Sussex County Times, 04/09/17,

Interview, Crawley Live, 01/09/17,

Children need to eat properly all the time, Crawley Observer, 29/08/17,

Is Crawley getting an Ice Rink for Christmas this year?, Crawley News 24, 25/08/17,

Ice rink planned for Queens Square, Crawley Observer, 24/08/17,

Care system is failing our aging population, Crawley Observer, 22/08/17,

Crawley Council Leader: “Westminster is utterly frantic. It’s trying to run far too much.”, Labour Vision, 17/08/17,

Crawley Council Leader: “Westminster is utterly frantic. It’s trying to run far too much.”, English Labour Network, 14/08/17,

Residents ‘strongly support’ Town Hall site redevelopment, Crawley Observer, 11/08/17,

Jeremy Corbyn visits Crawley in tour of marginal seats, Crawley Observer, 07/08/17,

Colleges merge to form largest college group in Sussex, The District Post, 03/08/17,

COUNTY NEWS: Colleges merge to form largest college group in Sussex, Worthing Herald, 02/08/17,

Central Sussex College merges with Chichester College, Crawley Observer, 02/08/17,

Central Sussex College formally merges with Chichester College, Crawley News 24, 01/08/17,

Taking the heat out of energy problems, Crawley Observer, 01/08/17,

Cover Story, Manor Royal News, 01/08/17,

Crawley ‘can no longer be county council’s whipping boy’, Crawley Observer, 26/07/17,

The taxing question of paying for parking, Crawley Observer, 25/07/17,

Electric vehicle users power up, Crawley Observer, 19/07/17,

We are the best place for a stroke unit, Crawley Observer, 18/07/17,

Proposal for 79 more parking spaces at K2 Crawley, Crawley Observer, 11/07/17,

Public services are meant to be for all of us, Crawley Observer, 10/07/17,

Dog poo bins in ‘disgusting state’, Crawley Observer, 05/07/17,

We’ve been DUPed over ‘Strong and Stable’ May, Crawley Observer, 04/07/17,

Have your say on town centre redevelopment, Crawley News 24, 03/07/17,

Portrait to honour long-serving councillor Bert, Crawley Observer, 03/07/17,

Town high-rises are safe, says council in wake of Grenfell fire, Crawley Observer, 28/06/17,

London police raise Grenfell fire toll to 80, Leicester Post, 28/06/17,


United Kingdom high-rise fire: 120 towers fail safety tests, HoyenTV, 28/06/17,


“Unacceptable” how schools engaged in political party messaging says MP Henry Smith, Crawley News 24, 27/06/17,

Crawley Councillors are kicking up a stink over dog poo, Crawley News 24, 26/06/17,

Chaos in the UK is not a proving a pretty sight, Crawley Observer, 26/06/17,

Residents reassured over high-rise safety by the Council, Crawley News 24, 26/06/17,


Steps to prevent a major tower fire in Crawley, Crawley Observer, 19/06/17,

Parades and live music on Armed Forces Day, Crawley Observer, 13/06/17,

Henry Smith accuses Crawley Council of delaying Museum move, Crawley News 24, 07/06/17,

‘Crawley stands united with the people of Manchester’, Crawley Observer, 23/05/17,

Democracy isn’t a game of Follow My Leader, Crawley Observer, 16/05/17,

Labour & Lib Dems furious over UKIPS support for Conservatives in Crawley, Crawley News 24, 08/05/17,

Labour councillor to challenge Crawley’s Tory MP, Crawley Observer, 01/05/17,

Suspending rubbish tip charges a ‘farcical U-turn’, Crawley Observer, 20/04/17,

Crawley MP welcomes snap general election, Crawley Observer, 18/04/17,

Crawley county council election candidates revealed, Crawley Observer, 06/04/17,

New chief executive of council appointed, Crawley Observer, 29/03/17,

New Chief Executive for Crawley Borough Council, Crawley News 24, 16/03/17,

Crawley names first female chief executive, The MJ, 15/03/17,

Crawley Borough Council appoints new Chief Executive, Crawley News 24, 28/03/17,

Watch Crawley Question Time live on Facebook, Crawley Observer, 07/03/17,

A two-handed approach is needed to solve social care crisis, Crawley Observer, 06/03/17,

Tickets running out for Crawley Question Time, Crawley Observer, 23/02/17,

Council’s budget agreed, Crawley News 24, 23/02/17,

Only a few seats left at Crawley Question Time 2017, Crawley Happy Times, 23/02/17,

HURRY! Only a few seats left at Crawley Question Time 2017, Crawley News 24, 23/02/17,

Crawley Council’s budget agreed, Crawley Happy Times, 23/02/17,

Bid to reintroduce free winter admission to Tilgate Nature Centre defeated, Crawley Observer, 23/02/17,

Council leader backs Cancer Research campaign, Crawley News 24, 13/02/17,

Sign up now for Crawley Question Time 2017, Crawley Happy Times, 08/02/17,

Sign up now for Crawley Question Time 2017, Crawley News 24, 08/02/17,

Sign up now for Crawley Question Time 2017, Crawley Observer, 08/02/17,

Crawley council boss set to leave, Crawley Observer, 03/02/17,

Balanced Budget Proposed At Crawley, The London Bulletin, 30/01/16,

Crawley Council Tax set to rise, Crawley News 24, 30/01/17,

How can cuts to local policing be justified?, Crawley Observer, 26/01/17,

Crawley Labour; The tories are failing the NHS, Crawley News 24, 25/01/17,

First district deal in West Sussex aims to drive economic growth, Crawley Happy Times, 22/12/16,

Could Crawley become a city?, Crawley Observer, 20/01/17,

Political leaders’ concern over funding reductions, Crawley Observer, 05/01/17,

Crawley Borough Council save thousands thanks to their Fraud Team, Crawley News 24, 03/01/17,

District deal in West Sussex and Crawley aims to drive economic growth, Crawley News 24, 03/01/17,

Council fraud team saves more than £700k, Crawley Observer, 03/01/17,

Growth deal to push for major regeneration for Crawley, Crawley Observer, 23/12/16,

Theresa May ‘has power to end Southern dispute tonight’, Crawley Observer, 12/12/16,

Crawley potholes ‘could kill cyclists’, Crawley Observer, 10/12/16,

Council home plans to be put to the public, Crawley Observer, 28/11/16,

Call for action to improve youth participation in politics, Crawley Observer, 7/11/16,

Crawley MP outraged at council rail strike vote, Crawley Observer, 24/10/16,

Tilgate Park could become wedding venue but Segways plan has been scrapped, Crawley News, 27/09/16,

No agreement in town hall debate criticising Southern services, Crawley Observer, 21/07/16,

Not so distant, Progress, 19/07/16,

EU referendum reaction and results from every Sussex count, The Argus, 23/06/16,

Plans for ‘UK’s worst placed lampposts’ revealed, Crawley Observer, 02/06/16,

Views from the top on the digital revolution, The MJ, 02/06/16,

More grass cutting after Crawley political attack, Crawley Observer, 25/05/16,

Crossing to be installed over Worth road notorious for speeding, Crawley News, 19/05/16,

What works where? Local Labour politicians tell how they won and lose key councils, LabourList, 17/05/16,

Crawley taxi firm owner fined for using drivers and vehicles not licensed in town, Crawley News, 16/05/16,

Crawley STEM in the Park makes science fun for everyone, Crawley Observer, 16/05/16,

Politicians risk looking in the mirror of Erised, Progress, 14/05/16,

Herald Column, Worthing Herald, 12/05/16,

The Observer view on the UK elections, The Observer, 08/05/16,

Labour striving to turn the tide of Tory blue in Sussex, The Argus, 07/05/16,

Local elections: Labour retain control in Crawley, ITV News, 06/05/16,

UK elections leave Labour down, but not out, Financial Times, 06/05/16,

Elections 2016: Jeremy Corbyn boosted by Labour wins in key southern England councils, 06/05/16,

Ken Livingstone: Israelis should not be ashamed about what happened 80 years ago, Politics Home, 06/05/16,

Crawley Borough Council election: Council leader Peter Lamb (Labour) comments, Crawley Observer, 06/05/16,

Jeremy Corbyn urged to reach out to disgrunted MPs after election result, The Guardian, 06/05/16,

Labour council leader calls for sacking of spin chief Milne who made party a “laughing stock”, The Times, 06/05/16,

Jeremy Corbyn attacked by backbench MPs over local election results – and warned “the clock is ticking”, The Mirror, 06/05/16,

Council’s Labour leader calls for party media chief to be sacked, Crawley Observer, 06/05/16,

Labour council leader: Chances of winning general election are ‘next to none’, Politics Home, 06/05/16,

Crawley Borough Council election results 2016: Who now represents you, 06/05/16,

Leadership Coup Against Jeremy Corbyn Still “A Live Discussion” After Elections 2016, MPs Say, Huffington Post,

Election 2016: Labour and Tories hold on to councils, BBC News, 06/05/16,

Council leader relieved to still be in charge as Labour are ‘only just starting to make a mark’, Crawley News, 06/05/16,

50 Crawley council houses to be part of new Copthorne Village West development, 05/05/16,

Jeremy Corbyn’s aide clarifies earlier remarks about local elections, 04/05/16,

County council “dithering” means £1.1 million which should have been spent in Crawley has been lost, Crawley News, 21/04/16,

Governing Britain: It’s all about the person, not some hypothetical ideal, Progress, 19/04/16,

County council officially confirms new chief executive on £190,000 a year salary, Crawley Observer, 19/04/16,

Tilgate parkrun organiser delighted council doesn’t support charging and hails positive relationship, Crawley News, 14/04/16,

Council leader will never support charges at Tilgate parkrun, Crawley News, 13/04/16,

Crawley begging fines ‘should be looked at’, says Tory leader, Crawley Observer, 11/04/16,

Grieving Crawley woman’s eviction due to lack of council homes, says leader, Crawley Observer, 31/03/16,

‘Barely human’ disability benefit changes to affect 764 Crawley homes, council leader says, Crawley Observer, 21/03/16,


Councillor “unimpressed” to find “no action proposed” to tackle flood-prone areas of Crawley, Crawley News, 13/03/16,

Immigration blamed for Crawley’s housing shortage by Tory leader, Crawley Observer, 09/03/16,

Conservative leader says immigration is main reason for lack of housing in Crawley, Crawley News, 09/03/16,

Question Time coming to Crawley – but there’s no BBC cameras this time, Crawley News, 05/03/16,

‘No action proposed’ to tackle future flooding in Three Bridges, Crawley Observer, 04/03/16,

£119m plan for 1,000 affordable homes, Crawley Observer, 02/03/16,

Anything bothering you about life in Crawley? Attend debate next week and you can question those in charge, Crawley News, 01/03/16,

Crawley council to spend £119m on affordable housing and council
homes, Crawley Observer, 29/02/16,

Lack of housing concerns after Crawley named fast-selling homes
hotspot, Crawley Observer, 29/02/16,

West Sussex roads in ‘crisis’ and a ‘Third World-type disgrace’, Crawley Observer, 22/02/16,

Figures show Crawley still plagued by potholes with Northgate worst affected neighbourhood, Crawley News, 09/02/16,

Hundreds of elderly and disabled people in Crawley could be made homeless due to new Government rule, Crawley News, 07/02/16,

Review of children and family centres ‘sends out warning bells’ – Labour, Chichester Observer, 05/02/16,

Anything bugging you in Crawley? Public debate to be held to discuss town’s key issues, Crawley News, 07/02/16,

Council wants to bring Segways to Tilgate Park and buy more buildings, Crawley News, 03/02/16,

Quiz Crawley’s decision makers at Question Time, Crawley Observer, 28/01/16,

Political row over Government minister’s visit to Crawley, Crawley News, 16/01/16,

Number of rats being found in Crawley homes is on the increase, Crawley News, 16/01/16,

Langley Green benefit cheats avoid jail after doctoring bank statements, Crawley News, 16/01/16,

Couple doctored bank statements to hide their earnings while claiming benefits, Crawley Observer, 15/01/16,

First council tax rise in six years in on the table, says leader, Crawley Observer, 09/01/16,

Plea for Labour and Conservative politicians to work together to stop Crawley homes flooding, Crawley News, 08/01/16,

Crawley commuters hit by ‘eye-watering’ rail fare increase, Crawley Observer, 07/01/16,

Council to spend almost £2 million to stop Crawley homes flooding, Crawley News, 07/01/16,

‘Disgust’ as flats opposite Crawley Leisure Park are approved, West Sussex Gazette, 05/01/15,

More than 100 apprenticeships on offer at job fair, Crawley Happy Times, 04/01/16,

Grass verge parking ‘visually blighting’ to communities, Worthing Herald, 04/01/16,

Government minister visits new Crawley neighbourhood, Crawley Observer, 04/01/16,

More than 100 jobs on offer at Crawley fair, Crawley Observer, 04/01/16,

After NCP slashes cost of parking in Crawley, council doesn’t look likely to do the same, Crawley News, 26/12/15,

‘No reason’ to give cabinet members special rights at planning meetings, Crawley Observer, 21/12/15,

Council leader does not expect decision on Gatwick or Heathrow expansion before 2020, Crawley Observer, 18/12/15,

Adopted local plan will allow council to ‘protect’ Crawley, Crawley Observer, 08/12/15,

Clash over council’s new ethical investment policy, Crawley Observer, 07/12/15,

Jeremy Corbyn visits Crawley pre-school and sings Incy Wincy Spider, Crawley News, 11/11/15,

Jeremy Corbyn sings Incy Wincy Spider with pre-school children, The Telegraph, 11/11/15,

Jeremy Corbyn goes to pre-school in Crawley, ITV News, 11/11/15,

Stabbings raise ‘serious questions’ over Crawley policing, Crawley Observer, 09/11/15,

County council ‘saddled’ with £700m PFI debts, Crawley Observer, 06/11/15,

Tories and Labour reach consensus over council committee appointments, Crawley Observer, 22/10/15,

Council may offer up piece of land for free to build new fire station for Crawley, Crawley News, 21/10/15,

Concerns over £75m borrowing limit in council’s investment plans, Crawley Observer, 21/10/15,

New Fire Station for Crawley is long overdue and should be built – Labour councillors have argued, Crawley Observer, 15/10/15,

27 stalls and 3 food vans planned for Crawley town centre’s new market, Crawley News, 12/10/15,

Gossops Green man who owed £3,000 in council tax sentenced for forging receipts, Crawley News, 29/09/15,

Crawley man pleads guilty to forging council tax receipts, Crawley Observer, 29/09/15,

How many meetings your councillors are missing, Crawley News, 26/09/15,

Ask us before turning a school into an academy, say 97% of parents, The Guardian, 22/09/15,

Crawley Borough Council to use taxpayers’ money to buy 86 flats in bid to ease town’s housing crisis, Crawley News, 19/09/15,

Concerns over any future outsourcing at county council, Crawley Observer, 14/09/15,

Crawley “will do its part” to help Syrian refugees but will depend on individuals and property owners – council leader, Crawley News, 13/09/15,

Disgraceful suggestion from MP, Crawley Observer, 12/09/15,

Crawley Borough Council to buy 86 affordable homes, Crawley Observer, 09/09/15,

Cover Story, Manor Royal News, 01/09/15,

Crawley’s Labour party chooses who to back in leadership election, Crawley News, 31/08/15,

David Cameron urged to reverse tax-credits cuts by Crawley council leader, Crawley Observer, 25/08/15,

Men’s Shed project will see OAPs help Crawley, says reader, Crawley Observer, 19/08/15,

Crawley council homelessness and agency staff spending revealed, Crawley Observer, 05/08/15,

Calls for Crawley to leave West Sussex County Council as it is revealed £1.1 million was lost due to poor management, Crawley News, 03/08/15,

Crawley’s council to call on Government to launch public inquiry after death of British Airways cabin crew member, Crawley News, 01/08/15,

Crawley council to launch ‘Men’s Shed’ project, Crawley Observer, 31/07/15,

Conservative councillor calls Labour rival who was “getting on his nerves” a “t**t” during debate, Crawley News, 29/07/15,


Heated row at Crawley Town Hall over tax credits motion, Crawley Observer, 24/07/15,

Crawley gets its first Dementia Ambassador, Crawley Observer, 20/07/15,

Debt charity urges Crawley residents to seek financial support or risk court action, Crawley News, 19/07/15,

Crawley town centre to receive support from major UK brands, BDaily, 17/07/15,

Crawley taxi drivers’ concerns over new regulations, West Sussex Gazette, 13/07/15,

Crawley taxi drivers’ concerns over new regulations, Crawley Observer, 13/07/15,

Burnham has a plan for the biggest shift from Westminster to councils in a generation, LabourList, 10/07/15,

Funding for Broadfield Barton improvements ‘shows belief it can be reborn’, Crawley Observer, 09/07/15,

Gatwick Airport: Crawley council leader ‘expected’ Heathrow recommendation, Crawley Observer, 01/07/15,

Crawley council and businesses call for quick decision on Gatwick Airport, Crawley Observer, 01/07/15,

How much your councillor was paid last year as top earner rakes in £42k, Crawley News, 27/06/15,

Crawley Labour councillors speak out on national leadership contest, Crawley News, 27/06/15,

Bid to stub out smoking in Queens Square and Memorial Gardens, Crawley, Crawley Observer, 24/06/15,

Former Oriel High Pupil named Crawley’s new youth mayor, Crawley News, 21/06/15,

Changes to parking restrictions in Pound Hill agreed, Crawley Observer, 19/06/15,

Free parking stopped outside Crawley Post Office due to congestion worries, Crawley News, 04/06/15,

Crawley Council to buy affordable homes on development site, Crawley Happy Times, 04/06/15,

Apprenticeship Job Fair returns, Crawley Happy Times, 04/06/15,

Row over committee appointments at Crawley Borough Council, Crawley Observer, 04/06/15,

Second runway at Gatwick could affect air quality of 20,000 Crawley properties, West Sussex Gazette, 29/05/15,

Second runway at Gatwick could affect air quality of 20,000 Crawley properties, Crawley Observer, 29/05/15,

Proposals to lower voting age to 16 opposed by county councillors, Bognor Regis Observer, 28/05/15,

Two Crawley women sentenced for benefit fraud, Crawley Observer, 28/05/15,

Proposals to lower voting age to 16 opposed by county councillors, Crawley Observer, 28/05/15,

Proposals to lower voting age to 16 opposed by county councillors, Mid Sussex Times, 28/05/15

Women fined after admitting benefit fraud by wrongly claiming partners weren’t living with them, Crawley News, 27/05/15,

Council leader appoints two new cabinet members, West Sussex Gazette, 23/05/15,

Council leader appoints two new cabinet members, Crawley Observer, 23/05/15,

Crawley council leader questions county’s devolution ambitions, West Sussex Gazette, 22/05/15,

Man falsely claimed he had no savings to get benefits admits fraud and ordered to pay back £22,000, Crawley News, 21/05/15,

Crawley benefit cheat who claimed £22,000 sentenced to 150 hours unpaid work, Crawley Observer, 21/05/15,

Crawley Labour leader’s verdict on general and local elections – “we got hammered”, Crawley News, 14/05/15,

Leader of Crawley Labour Party to hold tea and cake events to engage with voters, Crawley Observer, 13/05/15,

Henry Smith wins Crawley seat, The Argus, 08/05/15,

Election 2015: Sussex results as they are announced, The Argus, 07/05/15,

REVEALED: Who is standing to be a councillor in May’s elections where you live, Crawley News, 24/04/15,

Gatwick Airport oil find could make Crawley a lot richer, Crawley News, 18/04/15,

K2 Crawley leisure centre set to get bigger gym and extra climbing wall, Crawley News, 18/04/15,

Ice rink set to be opened in Tilgate Park this winter, Crawley News, 17/04/15,

Veterans set to get more council help, Littlehampton Gazette, 09/04/15,

Stationery suppliers Staples to close its store at County Oak Retail Park, Crawley News, 08/04/15,

Staples to close its County Oak store, Crawley Observer, 07/04/15,

Traders and businesses call on council to provide more free parking in Crawley town centre, Crawley News, 07/04/15,

First Forge Wood homes are nearing completion, Crawley Observer, 29/03/15,

10 big ideas for Crawley which never quite happened, Crawley News, 29/03/15,

The Crawley councillors who miss the most meetings, Crawley News, 23/03/15,

Crawley benefit cheat fined, Crawley Observer, 20/03/15,

Crawley MP hopefuls to speak at meeting, Crawley Observer, 19/03/15,

Crawley benefit fraudster sentenced, Crawley Observer, 13/03/15,

Broadfield benefit cheat caught after keeping husband’s job a secret, Crawley News, 13/03/15,

Millpond renovation £500k under budget, Crawley Observer, 08/03/15,

Crawley’s 4 adventure playgrounds saved from closure – but almost every piece of play equipment will be replaced, Crawley News, 07/03/15,

Crawley benefit cheat claimed £24k, Crawley Observer, 02/03/15,

The town with two hearts – one of which is slowly breaking, Crawley Observer, 27/02/15,

Crawley council freezes its share of council tax, Crawley Observer, 26/02/15,

Plans to built 171 homes and hotel in Crawley town centre, Crawley Observer, 24/02/15,

Council tax freeze to go before Crawley council, Crawley Observer, 22/02/15,

Labour candidate to be town’s next MP to step down from council, Crawley News, 20/02/15,

Crawley Parliamentary candidate won’t stand for re-election to council, Crawley Observer, 19/02/15,

Church group feeding homeless Crawley people outraged at having to move out to make way for museum, Crawley News, 15/02/15,

Disappointed over Crawley Question Time, Crawley Observer, 15/02/15,

Council hoping to open ice rink in Crawley this Christmas, Crawley News, 12/02/15,

Queens Square revamp defended, Crawley Observer, 11/02/15,

‘Flagship’ plan to improve station nearing approval, Crawley Observer, 11/02/15,

Flag flown at half mast in honour of Bert Crane, Crawley Observer, 11/02/15,

Crawley councillors pay tribute to longest-serving politician in town’s history following death, Crawley News, 11/02/15,

Police test new powers to stop anti-social behaviour, Crawley Observer, 11/02/15,

Council tax precept freeze set to be agreed, Crawley Observer, 11/02/15,

Volunteers to make way for museum, Crawley Observer, 11/02/15,

Health, policing and trade on the agenda at Crawley Question Time, Crawley Observer, 06/02/15,

Surveys suggest Crawley residents wanted councillors to back second runway at Gatwick Airport, Crawley News, 31/01/15,

How your Crawley councillor voted on Gatwick second runway bid, Crawley Observer, 28/01/15,

Planned Crawley council tax freeze to be decided, Crawley Observer, 27/01/15,

Council votes ‘no’ on second runway at Gatwick Airport, Crawley Observer, 27/01/15,

Crawley Borough Council votes to oppose second runway at Gatwick, Crawley Observer, 26/01/15,

Public invited to debate between Crawley politicians and police and health chiefs, Crawley News, 26/01/15,

Majority of Crawley residents want a second runway at Gatwick Airport, huge survey suggests, Crawley News, 23/01/15,

Registrations to attend Crawley Question Time open, Crawley Observer, 21/01/15,

Crawley benefit cheat claimed £5,000 while working as a taxi driver, Crawley Observer, 19/01/15,

Work and training on offer at Crawley jobs fair, Crawley Observer, 17/01/15,

Apprenticeship jobs fair to be held in Crawley, Crawley Observer, 13/01/15,

High price of getting to work, Crawley Observer, 10/01/15,

Apprenticeship Job Fair returns, Crawley Happy Times, 10/01/15,

Crawley house price rise third highest in UK, Crawley Observer, 08/01/15,

Council to decide on whether to remain at outdated Town Hall, Crawley News, 06/01/15,

2014 REVIEW OF THE YEAR: The biggest stories of the year in Crawley in April, May and June, Crawley News, 02/01/15,

29 Crawley Borough Council staff made redundant to save taxpayers £1 million a year, Crawley News, 29/12/14,

Council to cut £68m from budget, Crawley Observer, 28/12/14,

Council pays out £694k redundancy cash to axed staff, Crawley Observer, 27/12/14,

Listening to the words of carols, Crawley Observer, 27/12/14,

Gamblers at Crawley betting shops lose £3.6 million in one year, Crawley News, 23/12/14,

Shying away from the key point, Crawley Observer, 20/12/14,

Tories called ‘Scrooges’ in foodbank row, West Sussex County Times, 19/12/14,

West Sussex Tory ‘Tea Party’ slammed in budget debate, West Sussex County Times, 18/12/14,

Services face axe as council seeks £53m budget cut, The Argus, 15/12/14,

£300,000 of Crawley parking fines simply haven’t been paid, Crawley News, 15/12/14,

Council spent £3,000 on fireworks and money on a rollerskating bauble for extravagant Christmas lights ceremony, Crawley News, 13/12/14,

Search for new cemetery site almost at an end, Crawley Observer, 11/12/14,

Determined to find ways of increasing income, Crawley Observer, 06/12/14,

Crawley council defends £17,000 Christmas lights switch-on, BBC News, 05/12/14,

Council leader defends spending almost £17,000 on Crawley Christmas lights switch on, Crawley News, 04/12/14,

Council pays for 11 funerals for Crawley residents, Crawley News, 02/12/14,

Crawley Question Time 2015, Crawley Live, 01/12/14,

Council leaders of all parties plead for no more cuts, The Guardian, 30/11/14,

Crawley Conservatives refuse to join fairness panel – because they feel they’ve been treated unfairly, Crawley News, 22/11/14,

Crawley ‘endures one of UK’s largest falls in pay’, Crawley Observer, 22/11/14, Crawley ‘endures one of UK’s largest falls in pay’

New town with 10,000 homes set to be built south of Crawley, Crawley News, 20/11/14,

Council pays for employee to take driving lessons as it was cheaper than making them redundant after changing contract, Crawley News, 17/11/14,

More needed to be done for former soldiers, Crawley Observer, 15/11/14,

Firms encouraged to adopt Living Wage, Crawley Observer, 14/11/14,

Making people aware of Living Wage, Crawley Observer, 08/11/14,

‘Perfect storm’ warning over town’s stretched health services, Crawley Observer, 06/11/14,

Companies encouraged to pay staff the Living Wage, Crawley Observer, 06/11/14,

Suspended sentence for benefits cheat, Crawley Observer, 27/10/14,

Call on bosses to pay Living Wage, Crawley Observer, 26/10/14,

Meeting the housing needs, Crawley Observer, 25/10/14,

County takes middle ground over fracking, Crawley Observer, 23/10/14,

Support for Labour in Southgate, Crawley Observer, 18/10/14,

Local care has greatest impact on Crawley, Crawley Observer, 11/10/14,

Only Labour will give the English a voice, Progress, 22/09/14,

Ely Close residents celebrate victory over developers with Champagne, Crawley News, 19/09/14,

Concern over cycle path and road junction changes, Crawley Observer, 17/09/14,

Greatest challenges in Crawley, Crawley Observer, 17/09/14,

Close contest in Scotland, Crawley Observer, 13/09/14,

Men sentenced over benefits fraud totalling more than £20,000, Crawley Observer, 03/09/14,

How will you fund giveaways?, Crawley Observer, 31/08/14,

Happy Crawley pupils’ faces, Crawley Observer, 30/08/14,

Why is it always Crawley?, Crawley Observer, 17/08/14,

Two issues have more impact than any others, Crawley Observer, 16/08/14,

Development of 500 homes east of Crawley is given approval, Crawley Observer, 11/08/14,

There’s a limit to how efficient we can be, Crawley Observer, 09/08/14,

Planned parade improvements over budget by more than £65k, Crawley Observer, 07/08/14,

Council offers possible lifeline after LaserHub’s sudden closure, Crawley News, 31/07/14,

Care home housing plan is scrapped, Crawley Observer, 30/07/14,

We will not tolerate yobbishness in town, Crawley Observer, 02/08/14,

Council approves controversial travellers’ site in Broadfield, Crawley News, 01/08/14,

Care home housing plan is scrapped, Crawley Observer, 30/07/14,

Planning – making the best of a bad lot, Crawley Observer, 26/07/14,


Henry, let’s meet up and talk town issues, Crawley Observer, 19/07/14,

Crawley MP criticises council in House of Commons over Local Plan ‘prevarication’, Crawley Observer, 17/07/14,

Council to spend three years attempting to plug £1.1 million hole in budget, Crawley Observer, 16/07/14,

MP slams council’s lack of vision after plans to revamp Crawley town centre are scrapped, Crawley News, 12/07/14,

Council rejects plea to buy building which was home to West Green doctors’ surgery, Crawley News, 08/07/14,

Crawley MP accuses council of putting jobs at risk, Crawley Observer, 01/07/14,

Crawley council to have another go at agreeing plan for town’s future, Crawley Observer, 25/06/14,

Three Bridges households suffering parking misery as holidaymakers, commuters and office workers clog roads, Crawley News, 23/06/14,

Council insists £125,000 spent on scrapped Crawley town centre regeneration project wasn’t wasted, Crawley News, 23/06/14,

Crawley’s new council accused of not being interested in views of anyone who didn’t vote Labour, Crawley News, 21/06/14,

Crawley councillors to hold Street Surgery, Crawley Observer, 19/06/14,

Labour vow not to evict anyone if they fall into rent arrears because of Bedroom Tax, Crawley News, 15/06/14,

A job, a home and a stronger community, Crawley Observer, 14/06/14,

Labour reveal their 10 priorities now they are in charge of Crawley Borough Council, Crawley News, 08/06/14,

Use Crawley town market or you could lose it, Crawley Observer, 08/06/14,

Crawley councillors defend allowances as unpopular but necessary, Crawley Observer, 06/06/14,

Skater says “dangerous” Crawley skate park is too small, Crawley Observer, 05/06/14,

Crawley Labour names new Cabinet, Crawley Observer, 05/06/14,

£200 million plan to regenerate Crawley Town centre is scrapped, Crawley News, 05/06/14,

Crawley’s new mayor existed by prospect of taking on job 24 years after last wearing the chain, Crawley News, 04/06/14,

Crawley Labour pick former leader as mayor and announce new cabinet to run council, Crawley News, 28/05/14,

Old hand will be Crawley’s new mayor, Crawley Observer, 28/05/14,

Labour celebrates after gains in local elections, The Argus, 24/05/14,

Labour wins Crawley Council from Conservatives, BBC News, 23/05/14,

Labour take Crawley with youngest leader, ITV News, 23/05/14,

Crawley Borough Council local election results, Crawley News, 23/05/14,

Labour celebrate Crawley win, ITV News, 23/05/14,

Crawley Tories vow to be “positive opposition”, Crawley Observer, 23/05/14,

Labour takes Crawley and Amber Valley, ITV News, 23/05/14,

Crawley candidates cautiously optimistic, Crawley Observer, 22/05/14,

Battle lines are drawn for Crawley elections, Crawley Observer, 25/04/14,

Crawley council leader abandons Southgate – to try and win safer seat in Pound Hill, Crawley News, 25/04/14,

Crawley Borough Council publishes nominees for May elections, Crawley Observer, 25/04/14,

Crawley Borough Council publishes nominees for May elections, Crawley Observer, 25/04/14,

Campaigners get chance to prevent houses being built on Tilgate playing field, Crawley News, 07/04/14,

Short-term budgets are no longer enough, Crawley Observer, 29/03/14,

Crawley Borough Council spends £4,000 of your money translating documents for residents who don’t speak English, Crawley News, 24/03/14,

Letter: ‘Desperation from Crawley MP’, Crawley Observer, 22/03/14,

Top 10 performance for Crawley’s economic growth, Crawley Observer, 19/03/14,

The Crawley councillors with the worst and best attendance records, Crawley News, 17/03/14,

Hazelwick Student Voice, Spring 2014,

Labour and Conservative failure to agree on Crawley Local Plan leaving town vulnerable to new housing developments, Crawley News, 13/03/14,

Crawley Borough Council agrees £70 million spending spree and council tax freeze, Crawley News, 10/03/14,

Council committee members trapped in library and staff went home, The Argus, 08/03/14,

Crawley Conservative leader refuses to deny he could switch to an easier seat at election, Crawley News, 06/03/14,

Crawley Council is Living Wage accredited, Crawley Happy Times, 06/03/14,

We will be voting to freeze Council Tax, Crawley Observer, 17/02/14,

Millions to be spent on Queens Square – but Pavilion will stay, Crawley Observer, 12/02/14,

Verges and elections at forum AGM, Crawley Observer, 12/02/14,

Flooding blamed on blocked gullys, Crawley Observer, 11/02/14,

Police chief reports drop in most crime, Crawley Observer, 11/02/14,

Three Bridges AGM, Crawley Happy Times, 11/02/14,

Approval given for John Lewis to open new store in Horsham – “ending hopes of retailer coming to Crawley”, Crawley Observer, 06/02/14,

Crime, flooding and Gatwick top debate at Crawley Question Time, Crawley News, 05/02/14,

Up to 183 people in Crawley “could have lost homes” after benefits were wrongly cut, Crawley News, 28/01/2014,

Sign up for Crawley Question Time 2014, Crawley Happy Times, 09/01/14,

Addressing the Bedroom Tax (Labour Column), Crawley Observer, 28/11/2013,

Bid to get people on housing ladder welcomed, Crawley Observer, 27/11/2013,

We need a new sense of purpose and vision (Labour Column), Crawley Observer, 23/11/2013,

Remember the Fallen and the price of war (Labour Column), Crawley Observer, 10/11/2013,

Re-name as council’s housing blueprint is delayed a year, Crawley Observer, 05/11/2013,

Council’s second refusal to call for removal of ‘bedroom tax’, Crawley Observer, 03/11/2013,

We must address the Cost of Living, Crawley Observer, 02/11/2013,

Fresh attempt to scrap bedroom tax in Crawley fails, Crawley News, 30/10/2013,

Too much of town’s fabric left to decay (Labour Column), Crawley Observer, 26/10/2013,

County councillors vote to increase own allowances, Crawley News, 24/10/2013,

Businesses urged to sign up to Living Wage, Crawley Observer, 22/10/2013,

Taxes for the many – cuts for wealthy few, Crawley Observer, 19/10/2013,

Increase in county councillors’ allowances ‘stinks’, West Sussex County Times, 18/10/2013,

Crawley council challenged on council tax for single parents, Crawley News, 15/10/2013,

West Green meeting to discuss need for GP surgery, Crawley News, 11/10/2013,

Government has put us back in recession (Labour Column), Crawley Observer, 10/10/2013,

New council leader had “shortest honeymoon” ever, Crawley News, 03/10/2013,

Council votes to neigher support or oppose 2nd Gatwick runway, Crawley News, 26/09/2013,

Building a council fit for the future (Labour Column), Crawley Observer, 17/09/2013,

Tories attacked for delaying cemetery and travellers’ site decision, Crawley News, 06/09/2013,

Fears parts of Manor Royal could become housing estate, Crawley News, 06/09/2013,

REVEALED: How many meetings your local councillor attended, Crawley News, 31/08/2013,

UKIP councillor will not step down for by-election, Crawley Observer, 23/08/2013,

Bob Lanzer resigns as leader of Crawley Borough Council, BBC News, 09/08/2013,

Opposition claim Crawley council in “chaos” after resignation of leader, The Argus, 09/08/2013,

Labour leader worried Crawley will suffer due to council leader resigning, Crawley News, 08/08/2013,

UKIP leader Nigel Farage’s delight at 3 Crawley Tories defecting, Crawley News, 01/08/2013,

Eight councillors get on their bikes, Crawley Observer, 31/07/2013,

“Civil war” among Crawley Conservatives bad for town, says Labour leader, Crawley News, 30/07/2013,

Tory leaders in Crawley in UKIP defection, The Argus, 30/07/2013,

Time to help people tackle cost of living (Labour Column), Crawley Observer, 29/07/2013,

Crawley councillors’ surprise as opposition to airport expansion is jettisoned, Crawley Observer, 22/07/2013,

Labour councillors unhappy with Tory Living Wage plans, Crawley News, 21/07/2013,

Putting citizens back at heart of the work (Labour Column), Crawley Observer, 20/07/2013,

Crawley Tory chairman denies bullying claim, Crawley News, 05/07/2013,

Labour reveals Crawley Borough Council shadow cabinet, Crawley News, 09/06/2013,

Crawley Labour lines up its shadow Cabinet, Crawley Observer, 03/06/2013,

Councillor confirms MP ambitions, Crawley Observer, 27/05/2013,

Crisis won’t be solved by cutting safety net (Labour Column), Crawley Observer, 25/05/2013,

Crawley Labour leader Peter Lamb survives leadership challenge, Crawley News, 21/05/2013,

Crawley county council voter thanks, Crawley Observer, 20/05/2013,

Working together to solve parking issues (Labour Column), Crawley Observer, 18/05/2013,

All the fun of the Northgate May Fayre, Crawley Observer, 18/05/2013,

Labour Party elects leader for a second year, Crawley Observer, 16/05/2013,

Bedroom tax protest at town hall, Crawley Observer, 14/05/2013,

Bedroom Tax ‘suicide’: Protesters moved by Stephanie Bottrill tragedy demand abolition of much-hated charge, Daily Mirror, 13/05/2013,

Analysis of last week’s West Sussex County Council election results, Crawley News, 08/05/2013,

A week of politics in Crawley, Crawley News, 07/05/2013,

Full and detailed results of West Sussex elections, Crawley Observer, 04/05/2013,

LIVE: East and West County Council elections results and analysis, The Argus, 03/05/2013,

LIVE: West Sussex County Council election results, Crawley News, 03/05/2013,

Elections: Results in full, Crawley Observer, 03/05/2013,

ELECTIONS: Labour thrilled over county gains, Crawley Observer, 03/05/2013,

ELECTIONS: The results are in – Labour wins six out of nine, Crawley Observer, 03/05/2013,

Tories hold on to West Sussex – but UKIP now main oppositio, Crawley Observer, 03/05/2013,

Elections: Results in full, West Sussex County Times, 03/05/2013,

Tories hold on to West Sussex – but UKIP now main opposition, West Sussex County Times, 03/05/2013,

ELECTIONS: The results are in – Labour wins six out of nine, West Sussex County Times, 03/05/2013,

ELECTIONS: Labour thrilled over county gains, West Sussex County Times, 03/05/2013,

ELECTIONS: Nine seats up for grabs in Crawley, Crawley Observer, 02/05/2013,

County elections: More than 300 candidates across the county, Crawley Observer, 10/04/2013,

Crawley candidates announced for county elections, Crawley Observer, 09/04/2013,

UKIP to field 9 candidates in local elections, Crawley Observer, 03/04/2013,

County council election date revealed, Crawley Observer, 28/03/2013,

Sussex Police loses more than 100 officers in a year, says government report, Crawley Observer, 15/03/2013,

Councillor backs preserving pubs in Crawley as “Community Assets”, Crawley Happy Times, 15/03/13,

Crawley council tax freeze agreed at meeting, Crawley News, 06/03/2013,

Crawley meeting adjourned over heckling, Crawley News, 06/03/2013,

Fire cuts could not have come at a worse time (Labour Column), Crawley Observer, 23/02/2013,

Renaming Gatwick airport ‘utter nonsense,’ says MP, Crawley Observer, 20/02/2013,

Concerns raised at debate over over ‘damaging’ bedroom tax, Crawley Observer, 16/02/2013,

Council tax freeze for third year in row, Crawley Observer, 15/02/2013,

Relief for residents as Northgate doctor’s surgery is to stay open, Crawley News, 12/02/2013,

Plans to bring John Lewis to Crawley are on the brink of collapse, Crawley News, 06/02/2013,

Burton and Dorothy Perkins to close Crawley stores this weekend, Crawley News, 29/01/2013,

Crawley Borough Council spends £60k on temps in just six weeks, Crawley News, 28/01/2013,

Councillors set to debate tenancy policy, Crawley Observer, 25/01/2013,

MP defends decision to employ unpaid interns, Crawley Observer, 17/01/2013,

Crawley council to look into town’s verge-parking issue, Crawley News, 09/01/2013,

Challenge to build a town fit for the future (Labour Column), Crawley Observer, 03/01/2013,

Council’s hands tied over benefit cuts, Crawley Observer, 25/12/2012,

Sharp rise in number of homeless families, Crawley Observer, 18/12/2012,

Brighton Greens criticised by Crawley Labour councillor over housing, Crawley News, 10/12/2012,

Green council under fire over housing bid, Crawley Observer, 10/12/2012,

Crawley in Premier League of business, Crawley Observer, 08/12/2012,

Mayor’s ball cancelled due to cost and lack of interest, Crawley Observer, 07/12/2012,

Petition urges MP to support gay marriage, Crawley Observer, 05/12/2012,

Tory’s comments on single mums labelled ‘bigotry’, Crawley News, 05/11/2012,

MP raises train fare hike concerns with government, Crawley Observer, 05/11/2012,

Crawley Borough Council tenants will have to prove they still need council house, Crawley News, 31/10/2012,

Judicial review is sought over Crawley’s Worth Park, Crawley News, 31/10/2012,

Council concern over new benefit cuts, Crawley Observer, 25/10/2012,

A warning – don’t be young, old or get (Labour Column), Crawley Observer, 18/10/2012,

Homeless plan ‘has terrified’ Crawley council tenants, Crawley News, 02/10/2012,

£2.6k ‘waste’ over Crawley Olympic decorations, Crawley News, 12/09/2012,

Mixed news for jobless totals, Crawley Observer, 29/07/2012,

Crawley’s population growth ‘not hurting town’, Crawley News, 25/07/2012,

Olympics is a great opportunity to regain our national self-confidence (Labour Column), Crawley Observer, 25/07/2012,

Crawley Borough Council admits pavilion project lacked leadership, Crawley News, 17/07/2012,

Council has shed 126 jobs in just two years, Crawley News, 11/07/2012,

Anger at Crawley Borough Council £1,500 Olympic torch map bill, Crawley News, 04/07/2012,

Council spends £549k on temporary housing, Crawley Observer, 02/07/2012,

Town fails to get share of £1m high street cash, Crawley Observer, 31/05/2012,

Want to make the world a better place? (Labour Column), Crawley Observer, 30/05/2012,

No local nominee for police commissioner, Crawley News, 23/05/2012,

Strength of Labour will continue to grow, Crawley Observer, 23/05/2012,

Council reshuffle will save taxpayers £7,000 each year, Crawley News, 19/05/2012,

Traders’ bid to improve High Street area ‘blighted by anti-social behaviour’, Crawley Observer, 17/05/2012,

Crawley Labour group picks new leader, Crawley Observer, 10/05/2012,

Attack on leisure boss, Crawley News, 09/03/2012,

No confidence vote called for by Labour, Crawley Observer, 29/02/2012,

MP calls Labour “pathetic” for opposing Worth Park, Crawley Observer, 26/01/2012,

Town politicians divided over strike threat, Crawley Observer, 22/11/2011,

A Question of Youth, Crawley Happy Times, 16/11/11,

Electoral proposal is rejected, Crawley News, 26/10/2011,

Handing planning powers over to business (Labour Column), Crawley Observer, 18/09/2011,

Letter to the Editor, The Times, 29/03/11,

Northgate public meeting, Crawley Happy Times, 25/02/11,

CRAWLEY LOCAL ELECTION – Results, Crawley Observer, 07/05/2010,

Local election candidates announced, Crawley Observer, 09/04/2010,

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