Remembrance Day Programme
Rededication of the Garden of Remembrance:
Date: 7th November 2018, 10:00 am onwards
Location: Memorial Gardens, Horley Recreation Park
Contact: Royal British Legion
Tel: 01293 772855
Remembrance Day Parade and Service
Sunday 11 November 2018
The Garden of Remembrance will be rededicated by the local Clergy and opened by the Chairman of Horley Town Council at the War Memorial, Brighton Road, Horley, on Wednesday 7 November, at 11 am.
The Remembrance Day Parade and Service take place on Sunday 11 November 2018. Participants to assemble at the Horley RBL Headquarters, Albert Road, from 10 am. The parade will form up in Consort Way West, and then move off headed by the Redhill Corps of Drums Band, turning into Victoria Road and proceeds towards Vicarage Lane where the parade will break off and walk towards the War Memorial Gardens.
People of all denominations are welcome to attend. Please come and join these events on this very special year.
Horne Park Golf Club are taking Christmas bookings.
This beautifully maintained local 9 and 18 hole golf course is a great place for Christmas lunchtime bookings. local, friendly and free parking. Visit their website.
Horley Library - is on the move!
Horley Library is starting its move to Russell Square/Victoria Road.
Phase 1: 10th Oct to mid Jan - internal construction.
Phase 2: mid Jan to early of Feb - internal decorating / fit out.
Phase 3: Early Feb to mid Feb - installation of IT systems / books arriving.
This is an exciting move. Horley Library is one of the most used libraries in Surrey. Currently, we know very little about how the library will be set up. Libraries have changed and become great social spaces so we hope the new library will be innovative and become a centre-piece for the town. When we find out more we will post it here.
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If you live in the Meath Green Lane area . . .Road Closures.
SES Water are making major changes to the water mains in and around Meath Green Lane. To find out more and see their schedule of closures visit their website.
Christmas closures at Victoria Station plus the effect on the Gatwick Express.
At Christmas time platforms 9-19 at Victoria station will be closed from Sunday 23 December 2018 to Tuesday 01 January 2019. Most Southern trains will be rerouted to London Bridge. There will be no Gatwick Express trains but Southern and Thameslink services for Gatwick will run to and from other central London stations, including Blackfriars and London Bridge.
Christmas Fair at Horley Infants School - Saturday 1st December.
Horley Friends of St Catherine's Hospice
Switch on of the Christmas Lights at 1 Goldcrest Road, Horley RH6 8HG. 5.30 pm with the lights switched on at 7pm.
These lights are always amazing and raise a lot of money for St Catherine's Hospice. Come along and join the fun.
Horley Resident's Forum allow our local community to raise matters of concern with our Town Council, Borough and County Councillors as well as the Joint Enforcement Team. The next meeting will be at the Albert Rooms, 92 Albert Road, Horley, 7pm.
- Monday 28th January 2019
We also list information on who to contact or complain to on our Report Local Problems page.
You can also find out more about who does what in our area, here.
We list four local minor injuries units on our health page.
Visit our Local Transport page to get info on local buses, trains and taxis.
It's FREE to post your job vacancies on Horley Online. Just click here and send us the details.
Gould Barbers will open at the Tesco Extra on Reigate Road, Horley on November 9, and will raise funds for Movember during its opening event.
A new barbers will offer free haircuts for charity donations when it opens its doors at the Tesco Extra on Reigate Road, Horley on Friday (November 9).
Gould Barbers will be raising funds during its opening event for the men’s health charity Movember. Haircuts will be available between 7am and 6pm.
Leigh Gould, who owns the growing chain with his brother Darran, said: “Movember is a very worthwhile cause and works hard to raise awareness about men’s health issues.
“In 2015, I was diagnosed with testicular cancer. I’m completely fine now, I was one of the lucky ones, but we all felt Movember was an important charity to support after my personal experience.”
Horley Singers - Coffee Morning
On Saturday 10th November your local community choir, the Horley Singers, are holding a Coffee Morning. There will be a cake stall and bacon rolls to warm you up. Come along for coffee or tea and cake, chat with members of the choir, and find out more about our music and performances.
10.30 to 12.30 at Horley Methodist Church, Victoria Road, Horley RH6 7AS.
Surrey County Council need to save £85m over the course of the next year - fears that some of Horley's important services will be cut.
This announcement has come Horley Children's Centre:
Some of you may know, Surrey County Council need to save £85m over the course of the next year - which means they have to make changes to some services - including Children's Centres. Cutting centres from 58 across Surrey to just 21 main centres in selected areas. Today sees the launch of public consultations on a range of services and they want to hear your views by Friday 4 January 2019 to help shape those services for the future.
Please take some time to read through this and share your thoughts & opinions - every single voice counts.
East Surrey College Open Event
Come along to one of our Open Event and find out what East Surrey College has to offer, meet staff and students and take a look around our fantastic facilities!
Avoid the queue and pre-register your details. Alternatively, you are welcome to come on the day and register on arrival.
Saturday 17 November 2018, 10:00 - 14:00 // Pre-register here: http://bit.ly/2NckliL.
Christmas courses, taking place on Saturday 24 November.
Saturday Art School
Aged 12-16 or know an arty individual who is?
Join us for the Saturday Art School and try out some new techniques!
3 weeks of crafty workshops:
17 November // Creating a Landscape from Collage
24 November // Christmas Special! Printmaking - Make a Christmas bag or sack
1 December // Create your own 3D Creature.
Gatwick Runway Consultation.
An exhibition will be held in Horley as part of the local Gatwick consultation:
Date: Saturday 24 November
Location: Horley Leisure Centre, Anderson Way, Horley RH6 8SP
Line closures between Three Bridges and Brighton
The rail line to Brighton between Three Bridges and Brighton is undergoing major repair works to the tunnels, rail lines and stations over the next few months.
A calendar and more info can be found on the Brighton Main Line website.
Horley Library - has two author events in November - these are part of the Surrey Libraries - Body in the Library - Crime Festival.
It would be really great if you could put details of the two Horley author events on Horley online - as we would like lots of people to attend.
Thursday 22nd November
'Elly Griffiths on Tour'
Tickets £10 - Buy via the website or in the library
Thursday 29th November
William Shaw 'Why we're crazy about crime'
Tickets £5 - Buy via the website or in the library
Horley Sure Start Children's Centre
Two new courses in November.
HATs are holding the annual Christmas Fair in Horley on Saturday 8th December. Please email firstname.lastname@example.org for more details.
Horley's Archway Theatre
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Gatwick Meet the Buyers
Some of the big businesses around Gatwick are looking for local or small suppliers and may be able to offer you new contracts or opportunities. The next Meet the Buyers event is November 21st at Gatwick Auroroa Hotel. Visit the Gatwick Meet the Buyers website for more info.
Over 8,900 local people 'Like' the Horley Town Facebook page. Go there now and join the local conversation.
Did you know that Surrey and Sussex NHS offer a range of apprenticeships as well as local jobs at East Surrey Hospital? Visit our jobs page for more info.
Visit the Horley Local History Society website. It has some fascinating info and photographs from Horley's past.
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I said to the doctor. 'People keep taking the Mickey out of me because I keep thinking I'm a cricket ball. 'The doctor said 'Howzat?' I said, 'don't you start'.
In memory of the great Tommy Cooper.
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