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The Horley St George’s Day Fair

Saturday 27th April, 10am – 4pm.

Organised by HATS (The Horley Association of Traders) Due to the ongoing works in the pedestrian precinct, this year it will be held in the town centre car park.


Horley Library has closed and will reopen on Tuesday 30th April.

Here is a brief glimpse of the layout for the new library.

Horley Carnival Saturday 15th June.

Horley Carnival June 2019

Contact the organisers via the Horley Carnival Facebook page.


Limited availability left for Summer Bookings at Hookwood Memorial Hall

Did you know Hookwood Memorial Hall has an allocated BBQ area? Many of our hirers enjoy starting up the BBQ whilst the children play on the public green and in the play area just next to the hall. Perfect for those summer family gatherings, we have a kitchen for you to prepare food, our main hall can hold just over 100 people and recently we have had baby showers, baptisms, engagements parties and a barn dance all booked. The venue really is ideal for most occasions, so please do get in touch to see if we can help arrange your special event/. Diary open for bookings the rest of 2019 and early 2020. Regular hire enquires welcome too. Please email Rachel bookingsecretary@hookwoodmemorialhall.co.uk or call 07935600361

Hookwood Memorial Hall

There are concerns in and around Horley that the drilling for oil at Horse Hill may be causing the earthquakes that some have felt in our area.

The BBC website has an article outlining findings into Surrey earthquakes. Click here.


Important changes to disabled and companion bus passes from 1 April 2019

From 1 April you will no longer be able to travel for free before 9.30am or after 11pm on weekdays with a disabled or companion pass.

Travel is still free between 9.30am and 11pm on weekdays and any time at the weekend and on public holidays.

Local bus operators might offer travel at a reduced fare for disabled pass holders. Please check with your local bus operator if they will offer this.

This info was taken from the Surrey County Council website – 22/3/19.


Horley & District U3A

HORLEY & DISTRICT U3A meets on the second Thursday of the month

Thursday 9th May – TONY & LIZZIE GILKS will entertain us with
a talk entitled “LILLIBET” – a fond look at our Queen.

Venue – The Regent Hall, Albert Road, Horley (free parking)Doors open 1.30 am.New members and Visitors (£2) very welcome,Tea / Coffee available after the meeting. See website for further information.


Venue – The Regent Hall,
Albert Road, Horley
Free parking – Doors open 1.30 am.
New members and Visitors (£2) very welcome,
Tea / Coffee available after the meeting.
Do come along.
See website for further information
See website for full details

Horley and District University of the 3rd Age

WEA Courses Horley in Surrey

Horley Branch WEA

One of the courses starting soon is:

“Working with Watercolour” is an art course for beginners and improvers in watercolour painting. It starts on May 2 for 7 weeks and runs on Thursday mornings from 9.30-11.30 am.

Please visit wea.org.uk for details and to enrol, or call 0300 303 3464
For more information contact the Branch Secretary j.wrobinson@btinternet.com
Early enrolment is advised.


Horley Row Community Pre-School Spring Fair – Saturday 11th May.


Gatwick Half Marathon, 5k Race & Family Run

British Airways Run Gatwick

British Airways Run Gatwick
Visit the Run Gatwick website.

Following a highly acclaimed inaugural event with over 4,000 runners, British Airways Run Gatwick Half Marathon is back on Sunday 12th May 2019. Set in the beautiful West Sussex and Surrey countryside on fully closed roads around Gatwick Airport, we promise you a unique and exciting running experience.


The Horley Residents’ Forum Meeting has been combined with the Town Meeting.

Horley Town Council have announced that a Residents’ Forum Meeting will be combined with the Town Meeting on Thursday 16th May. The usual Town Meeting business will be conducted. The meeting will still include a Question and Answer Session with Leon Hibbs, the RBBC Officer responsible for Air Quality Monitoring in Horley. There will also be updates on matters raised at previous Residents’ Forum Meetings and the opportunity to raise any other matters of concern.

Horley Town Meeting May 2019

Volunteer and join in the fun: Girlguiding in Horley, Smallfield and Salfords.

Come and enjoy activities for adults and girls. We have units in Smallfield, Salfords and also Horley, in many meeting places.
Many of us join for our children but stay because we find fun and friendship. There’s always something new going on. Come along and be part of the world family of Guiding. Contact us via this web page.

Click here for more info.

Reigate & Banstead Borough Council have announce the brand new Reigate & Banstead Business Awards.

Reigate & Banstead Business Awards 2019.

The awards ceremony will take place at Reigate Manor, Reigate Hill, Reigate, RH2 9PF on 6th June 2019.

These awards are the first of their kind for the borough and have been created to celebrate the diverse range of successful businesses right here in Reigate & Banstead. Shortlisted businesses will be invited to a special awards evening hosted by none other than broadcaster Nicholas Owen.

More info on their website.


The Horley Chamber of Commerce meets every month to support our local businesses

Horley & District Chamber of Commerce

Check out the Horley & District Chamber of Commerce website to see all of the benefits on offer.


The Community Arts & Crafts workshops, based in Horley, would love you to join them. They hold 2 sessions a week every 2 weeks. No experience necessary. Details & booking can be found on their website.


We list four local minor injuries units on our health page.

Click here to visit our health page.


Visit our Local Transport page to get info on local buses, trains and taxis.

Visit the Horley local transport page.
Health Services, Horley Surrey

Horley Town Management Group

The next meeting to be held at Horley Town Council Offices, 92 Albert Road, Horley.

Thursday, 25 April, 6.30 pm


A23 Bonehurst Road, Horley will be closed for approximately six nights from Monday 29th April. 8pm-6am.

Click here to find out more.


The former Albert Road Club in the centre of Horley has been renamed and refurbished.

The club relaunched as the Earl Haig Sports and Social Club. They have great new facilities and are open for new members.



Line closure are still taking place on the Brighton Line in April and May.

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.

Brighton Main Line Improvements 2018

Horley’s Archway Theatre has a wonderful variety of productions coming up this year.

The Archway Theatre, Horley, Surrey
Visit the Archway Theatre website.

Voluntary Action in Reigate & Banstead

VOLUNTEER FAIRS 2019
Are you over 50 years old and have you ever wanted to volunteer, but feel that you just don’t have the time?

Come along to our Volunteer Fairs in April to meet local voluntary organisations and speak to them about their flexible, short term and regular volunteering opportunities.

Volunteer Fair – Horley – 23rd April – Holiday Inn, Gatwick – 10:00am – 11.30am

Volunteer Fair – Redhill – 30th April – Three Central, Redhill – 6:30pm – 8:30pmTo book your place please call 01737 762 115 or email: volunteer@varb.org.uk
For more information please visit our website


Easter at St Francis’ Church, Balcombe Road

We warmly invite you to Church Services during Holy Week.

Palm Sunday 14th April 10 am with processions of palms.

Monday, 15th, Tuesday 16th, Wednesday 17th 7pm Evening Prayer.

Maundy Thursday 18th 6.30pm Holy Communion and Stripping the Sanctuary.

Good Friday 2pm Meditation at the Cross.

Easter Sunday 21st April 10 am Family Communion, bring a flower to help make up the Easter Cross.


Horley Bowling Club – Open Day 6th May, Bank Holiday, 10 – 4-pm

Try bowling for free. We have all the equipment you need, just wear flat soles shoes/trainers.
Chat to club members, find out what we offer & why we love the game. Coaches will be available offering guidance & support. Refreshment & bar available.

Horley Bowling Club, Surrey
Visit the Horley Bowling Club website.

Open evenings every Friday in May from 11th at 6.00pm so drop in after work.


East Surrey College Open Event, Saturday 15 June 2019 – 10:00 – 13:00.

East Surrey College

Find out what we have to offer, meet staff and take a look around our fantastic facilities! Limited free parking available onsite.

Visit the event to find out more about:

• Full-time Courses
• Part-time Qualification and Leisure Courses (19+)
• Apprenticeships
• Higher Education

Click here to pre-register.


This year, The Friends of Meath Green Junior School have been chosen by the Co-op.

Our campaign is here: https://membership.coop.co.uk/causes/22403

Please visit http://www.mgjs.org/book-cook-project where you can find further fundraising events, including our comedy night with Dominic Holland that we are running to support a project of a double decker library bus and cooking room.

Visit the Meath Green website.

County Care who provide support for people with learning disabilities, autism and mental health have sent us this message:

We support people with mental health, learning difficulties and autism. We run an office project in Horley and Leatherhead and wondered whether any of your readers have any jobs for us to do. We do not do this for profit just to teach skills that will help our clients obtain paid jobs. All we would ask for are any costs to cover printing and stationery if its needed.

Visit the County Care website.


Gatwick Aviation Museum is a great place to take the kids.

Visit Gatwick Aviation Museum Friday, Saturday and Sunday. As well as historic 1950s aircraft we give guided tours of the anti submarine Shackleton aircraft by a pilot, navigator and air engineer who flew in the aircraft and groundcrew who serviced them. Check our website or Facebook for opening times, location and events.

Visit the Gatwick Aviation Museum Website.

Burstow Scout Group currently has spaces for Boys and Girls.

Beavers and Cubs meet on a Monday in Smallfield. Scouts meet on a Thursday.

Beavers (6-8 year olds)
Cubs (8-11 year olds)
Scouts (10-14 year olds)

Visit the Burstow Scout Group website.

Find out more about the Young People’s Clubs in the Horley and Gatwick area.


The Horley jobs page

It’s FREE to post your job vacancies on Horley Online. Just click here and send us the details.


St John Ambulance, Horley & Gatwick Unit is looking for volunteers to train to become Event First Aiders. Read more on the Horley Online jobs page.


Horley Online is a community website for Horley and the Gatwick area.
Horley Online is a social enterprise run by local people for the community of Horley, Burstow, Charlwood, Copthorne, Earlswood, Gatwick, Hookwood, Horne, Outwood, Salfords and Smallfield.

We have no affiliation to any political parties or local or borough councils.
Our aim is to provide support and information for our local community.


The proposed Horley Business Park

A new Horley Business Park has been proposed. To see more details visit our property page.


LOCAL APPRENTICESHIPS
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.


Over 8,900 local people ‘Like’ the Horley Town Facebook page. Go there now.

Susy Radio is our partner community radio station for Horley, Gatwick, Redhill, Reigate, Crawley and the surrounding villages. Established 1996.
Tune in now to Susy Radio.

Susy Radio, the local radio station for Horley in Surrey and the surrounding area

Click on the logo to listen live online.

Visit the Susy Radio website.