Green Horsham

I am regularly contacted by constituents concerned about the future of our planet and our environment. I am proud of the work the Government is doing to commit us to net zero, leading the world in combatting climate change and I always appreciate constituents taking the time to contact me on these issues.

I am equally delighted by the immense efforts being taken locally to tackle climate change. Some of our the fantastic initiatives include:

I am always interested in meeting local groups tackling climate change to hear what they are doing locally and how they think the Government can help.

Please see below for regular updates on making Horsham green.


Horsham Park Voted "Local Favourtie" in National Competition

I am delighted that Horsham Park has achieved “Local Favourite” Status in the Fields in Trust UK’s Favourite Park competition. The Park finished in the top 20% of public votes and was one of nine green spaces in the South East to receive this result.

Getting the Best out of Horsham Park

For reasons sadly all too familiar we are having to become accustomed to hotter and drier weather with all that that implies.

Jeremy Quin Meets Friends of Horsham Park

It was lovely to meet Sally, Chair of Friends of Horsham Park. Sally and the team of volunteers work to improve the park for both users and wildlife. I am delighted that the park, for the third year in a row, has been awarded a “Green Flag”; an international quality mark for parks.

The Big Butterfly Count

Last week saw the launch of the Big Butterfly Count. Running for over three weeks (until 7th August) people throughout the UK are being asked to spend 15 minutes outside in a sunny spot and count the amount and type of butterflies they see.

Jeremy Quin Visits Nymans

Friday was a busy day in the constituency. As well as meetings with Horsham District Council and the South East Coast Ambulance Service I visited Nymans in Handcross. The great hall of Nymans house burned down almost 75 years ago and has been ruins ever since.

Jeremy Quin Meets with Community Energy Horsham

I met with Community Energy Horsham. Community energy is an exciting idea, matching up significant solar opportunities with community funding to generate a return for community investors and the site-providers.

World Bee Day 2022

Today was World Bee Day. There are 24 species of bumblebee, around 260 species of solitary bees and 1 species of honeybee in the UK.