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Crawley school to host free workshop for parents on keeping children safe online

Would you like to know how to keep your children safe online?



Parents and carers in West Sussex are invited to attend a free NSPCC online safety workshop which will be held between 6pm and 8pm on Thursday, 17 January at Holy Trinity C of E School, Buckswood Drive, Gossops Green, Crawley RH11 8JE.

NSPCC Local Campaigns Manager Emma Motherwell will deliver the session, which is being offered as part of a series of free Stay Safe sessions hosted by West Sussex County Council and running until March 2019.

The free NSPCC workshop is primarily aimed at parents of children aged 7 to 11 years old and is designed to give parents and carers the skills and knowledge to understand the internet as young people do, and to encourage parents to talk to their children about the online world, its positives and its risks.

Those interested in attending the session can either turn up on the night or book their place by emailing

Future online safety workshop events are as follows:

  *   Thursday, 7 February 2019 – Holbrook Primary School, Holbrook School Lane, Horsham RH12 5PP 6pm-8pm.
  *   Thursday, 14 March, 2019 – Sackville School, Lewes Road, East Grinstead RH19 3TY6pm-8pm.


B&M to open on 13th April in County Mall Crawley and there are jobs available!

It will be the second B&M store for the town and will open in the former BHS site.



It will certainly be a welcome boost to the local economy as a brand new store opens in the town.

Opening at 9am on Saturday 13th April, more than 50 jobs are being created.

A spokesperson from B&M said:

“We’re feeling really positive about the creation of more jobs for local people and we hope customers are going to be delighted with their new store.

“We are all really excited to get the doors open and welcome our new customers through the door in the a few weeks.”

Job roles are now advertised on the B&M careers website and range from sales assistant, to floor managers and cleaners.

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