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Crawley’s Tilgate Park awarded Certificate of Excellence for fifth year running

Crawley’s beautiful Tilgate Park has been awarded TripAdvisor’s Certificate of Excellent for the fifth year running, earning it a place in TripAdvisor’s Hall of Fame.



The park is home to the Nature Centre, the Walled Garden and Café, stunning lakes, fishing, water sports and a brand new segway trail, complete with three purpose-built woodland trails operated by GoApe.

The Certificate of Excellence celebrates hospitality businesses that have earned great visitor reviews on TripAdvisor over the past year.

Businesses that have continued to receive a Certificate of Excellence for five consecutive years are then eligible for the Hall of Fame, a new scheme launched in 2019.

Cabinet member for Wellbeing, Councillor Chris Mullins, said:

“To be recognised for the fifth year in a row, by TripAdvisor and inducted into their Hall of Fame, is fantastic recognition of the hard work the team put into making Tilgate Park a wonderful place for residents and visitors to enjoy.”

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Crawley school honoured to be visited by Holocaust survivor



Students from The Gatwick School were fascinated to hear from a survior from the Holocaust when he made a visit to the school earlier this week.

Survivor John Hajdu, who was born in 1937, came to the school to speak about his experience of the Holocaust in Budapest, Hungary.

His forty minute talk fascinated the students who were clearing moved by what he had to ssay.

The testimony was followed by a question and answer session to enable students to better understand the nature of the holocaust and to explore it’s lessons in more depth. 

The visit was part of the Holocaust Educational Trust Outreach Program

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