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Oakwood School Race Night
Friday 22nd March. Adults only.
Mothering Sunday at St Francis’ Church, Horley
St Francis’ Church, Balcombe Road, invites you to join us on Mothering Sunday 31st March 10 am. There will be an opportunity for the children to hand out posies.
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.
Special offers for Mother’s Day from ‘A Healing Touch’.
It’s Mother’s Day this month. Tracy at ‘A Healing Touch’ has some special offers to pamper the ladies. Click here to see Tracy’s special deals for March.
Manor Royal Careers Expo at Arora Gatwick on Thursday April 4th, 15.00-20.00.
Arora Hotel Gatwick/Crawley, Southgate Avenue, Crawley RH10 6LW. Click here for more info.
Wykeham House Care Home in Horley, Open Day, Saturday 6th April, 10am – 4pm.
Horley & District U3A
HORLEY & DISTRICT U3A meets on the second Thursday of the month.
On Thursday,11th April the speaker David Allen explains
“The Weird and Wonderful World of the Law”.
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
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 will close from 5pm Saturday 13th April and reopen on Tuesday 30th April.
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 email@example.com
Early enrolment is advised.
Hookwood Memorial Hall is a great place for children’s parties.
Book your child’s party today at Hookwood Memorial Hall. Ideal size hall for bouncy castles, soft play equipment, discos and sports parties. We have a separate kitchen area for you to prepare the food whilst the children have fun. Outdoor space and play area are an added bonus. We can put you in touch with DJs, face painters, bouncy castle companies, so whatever your theme our hall is perfect for you.
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.
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.
Would you like to know more about The Children’s Trust and the amazing work that they do?
Interested in developing a career in care where you make a significant and lasting difference to the lives of thousands of children and families? Visit the Horley Online jobs page to find out more
Expressions of Interest Invited: Café Concession Lease in Horley
Horley Town Council invites ‘Expressions of Interest’ (EOI) for the Café/Pavilion Concessionaire Lease at Horley Recreation Ground, Brighton Road, Horley RH6 7HT. Full details have been published on Contracts Finder and are available to view on this link.
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.
Horley has a wonderful local theatre. The Archway Theatre puts on a wide range of excellent productions.
Horley Carnival Saturday 15th June.
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.
Family fun, action packed, Kapow Pro Wrestling show at Horley Town Football Club.
Friday 22nd March. Visit www.kapowwrestling.co.uk
Childrens Craft Event, Saturday 23rd March.
10.30am – 11.30am – Horley Library
3+, £1 per child
No booking required.
Come along and make a lovely hanging gift/decoration – suitable for Mother’s Day.
Crawley Millennium Concert Band presents Music from the British Isles at Horley Methodist Church on 23rd March.
Tickets are available now either from email firstname.lastname@example.org or at the coffee mornings at the church. Tickets will also be available on the door.
Charlwood – Tudor Banquet, Saturday 30th March.
Line closure are still taking place on the Brighton Line in March.
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.
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: email@example.com
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.
East Surrey College Open Event, Saturday 15 June 2019 – 10:00 – 13:00.
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+)
• Higher Education
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.
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.
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.
The newly rebuilt Strawson Community Hall in Horley is now open for bookings. 01293 771460.
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)
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.
Avoid the fraudsters
Recenty a local Horley resident reported a fraud by people pretending to be Bailiffs demanding an immediate payment. This was extremely disturbing for this person. If you think that you are being approached by a fraudster check out the Police ActionFraud website where you can report a fraud and also get guidance on the latest frauds and how to avoid them.
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The proposed Horley Business Park
A new Horley Business Park has been proposed. To see more details visit our property page.
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.
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