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Crawley ice rink opens with the help of Thomas Bennett students

The ice rink in Tilgate Park, Crawley has now opened for the festive season.



Students from Thomas Bennett Community College were the first to come and launch Crawley’s ice rink in Tilgate Park this morning (26th Nov).

The new rink has been located just outside Smith and Western and is open throughout Tilgate Park’s Magical Christmas.

The students all from different years were able to experience the new rink with some even able to stop using the penguin aids and skate freestyle within minutes.

It is open from 13:00 through to 20:45 Mon – Fri during term time and 10:00 to 20:45 on Weekends and School Holidays.

With sessions lasting 45 minutes at the start of each hour the rink has also teamed up with Smith and Western for parties.

Thomas Bennett students: Rogerio Cardoso, Emma Elliott, Jack Whitney, Brooke Miller, Skye Miles, Hannah Hogan, Will McLaughlin, Fearne Dore, Jessica Elliott, Sas Thompson, Cassie Girling & Bracken Cumming

Prices are:

Peak – £8.75
Off Peak – £7.25

CHILDREN (Under 16)
Peak – £7.75
Off Peak – £7.25

Prices as above – Carers skate for free

FAMILY TICKET (4 skaters incl. at least 2 children under 16)
Peak – £30.00

Penguin/Panda Skate Aid £3.50

For more information goto their website here or call 01293 769940


Conservatives win Crawley by increased majority

With a lead of 8,360 the Conservatives have increased their lead of Labour in Crawley.



Henry Smith has won the Crawley seat by increasing his lead of Labour considerably.

The full results were:

Conservative: 27,040

Labour: 18,680

Lib Dems: 2,728

Green Party: 1,451

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