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Gatwick United Football Club
Gatwick United FC is expanding its girls teams and looking for new players of all abilities from school years 4, 5, 6 and 7 to join our friendly team. Contact ‘Gatwick United Ladies’ on Facebook for more information, or send a message via WhatsApp to 07463 715859.
Introducing Horley’s newest community garden – Lumley Gardens!
The garden is just outside Horley Infant School on Lumley Road and is open to everyone, all day every day!
This garden has been developed by Growing Health Together. Based in Horley they support and enable communities in East Surrey to lead change for a healthier, fairer and more sustainable future.
The next Growing Health together Horley & Smallfield partnership meeting will be held at the Horley Health Hub on the 5th of July. It would be great to see as many of you as possible there!
The meeting will be to discuss the various health creation projects in Horley, Smallfield & surrounding areas. The meetings are a great opportunity to network and scope out any possibilities for joint working to deliver projects within our community!
It’s time to sign up for the Horley Lions Skittles Tournament
Horley Lions Club Charity Skittles Tournament (4th-8th July) is in aid of charity SERV Surrey and London. 5 nightly competitions with 16 teams playing each night. Fun community competition, entry fee for a team is just £36 with ALL money going to charity. Event held at Horley Cricket Club and the Lions BBQ will be there.. To get an application form email email@example.com
Check out the Horley Lions Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/HorleyLions/
Oliver at Horley’s wonderful Archway Theatre
Thu 14th July 2022 – Sat 30th July 2022.
Click here to book.
St Catherine’s Hospice Midnight Walk
The new Horley Health Hub is coming together for our community
With the help of some wonderful volunteers the refurbishment of this outbuilding at the Horley Health Hub is almost complete. Work benches will soon be installed. It is then planned for use as a repair cafe. Check out the volunteers in the video below.
If you would like to be involved please contact:
Healthy Horley PCN / Growing Health Together
Alliance for Better Care Ltd
07706360937 | abcltd.org.uk
Revive and Re-use.
The Revive Shop at the Earlswood Recycling and Waste Centre has lots of bikes for sale. It also has all sorts of other items people have donated to be reused.
Our local Revive Shop sell pre-owned items for the home and garden, reducing waste and supporting local charities. Check out their Facebook page for more info.
St Catherine’s Hospice are in the process of building a new Hospice at Pease Pottage.
Dealing with suspicious emails, phone calls and text messages
This government website tells you how to spot the most obvious signs of a scam, and what to do if you’ve already responded.
Threat to our local Green Belt
Concerns are being raised about an increase in Green Belt land that is proposed for housing in Hookwood. We have not been able to find out much about this but Mole Valley District Council have a draft local plan which includes this use of Green Belt land.
If anyone can supply more information please contact us.
Below are some links for further information:
Birchwood Volunteer Health Champions
Birchwood Medical Practice in Horley have launched this new health initiative. Visit their Facebook page to find out more.Local Apprenticeships
Plastic Recycling at Tesco
Tesco Gatwick are now offering soft plastic recycling. You can recycle the following soft plastics:
Any plastic bag
Food & per pouches
The recycling unit is currently located in the entrance foyer.
Post your job vacancies for free on the Horley Online jobs page
Watch out for fraudsters
If you want to avoid fraud scams it’s worth regularly checking out the Action Fraud website.
Well done to Horley Infant School. They are one of only two schools in Surrey to have achieve this award.
Horley Infant School have been awarded Platinum level Modeshift STARS Accreditation for their efforts in increasing levels of walking, cycling and other forms of sustainable travel by delivering an Outstanding Travel Plan that has achieved a significant reduction in all modes of car travel and an increase in active modes of travel.
Horley High Street and Subway Improvements
Reigate & Banstead Borough Council have have updated their website with the Horley High Street and subway improvements consultation report and next steps. This has been posted on this link. https://orlo.uk/0dSWq
Horley Lions Charity Club need your BLUE tokens when shopping at Tesco
Our local Horley Lions are bidding for a cash boost from the Tesco Community Grants initiative.
Horley Lions have some wonderful campaigns that help our community. See more on their Facebook page.
It will help them if you vote for the Horley Lions using the BLUE tokens in the following Tesco stores. Tesco Hookwood, Tesco Express & Tesco Express Dorking during the months of July, August & September.
Have your say
West Sussex County Council is inviting you to have your say on proposals for a series of cycling and walking improvements between Crawley Town Centre and Manor Royal, via Northgate Avenue to improve safety for people travelling on foot and by bike, improve air quality and reduce carbon emissions.
To help inform future decisions for the scheme, you are invited to complete an online survey on the proposed improvements by midnight on the 11 July 2022.
For more information about the proposals, including about how to get involved, please visit https://yourvoice.westsussex.gov.uk/northgate-avenue
An opportunity to support and connect with Ukrainian women living in our community
girls ALIVE are delighted to be working with inspiring Ukrainian dance teacher, Anastasiia, to bring you fun, beginner-level, all-female Latin dance classes in Reigate town centre. The aim of the classes is to bring our Ukrainian friends and local women together to share fun, connect and help support integration into local life.
Classes are on Mon & Thurs from 2 -3 pm at Reigate Methodist Church Hall. £30 for 3 sessions with fully funded places for Ukrainian nationals.
To find out more and book email firstname.lastname@example.org
Did you know that Surrey and Sussex NHS offer a range of apprenticeships as well as local jobs at East Surrey Hospital? Visit their website for more info.
Barclays Bank has a van that visits Horley
The Barclays van will next be in Horley on:
21st June 2022, 10:00AM – 14:00PM
Location: Horley Town, High Street Car park,
The van has no cash or counter service, but is there to help you with your banking and can show you what you can do from your Barclays app. Visit the Barclays van website for more info.
Birchwood Volunteers Chatterbox
The Birchwood Volunteer Health Champions will be holding a regular ‘Chatterbox’ meeting at the Horley Health Hub, where older or vulnerable people can come along for a chat and a cuppa. We are also trying to engage more volunteers so that we can do more in the community. We will be having one meeting a month initially on the first Monday of every month, beginning on Monday 4th April, from 11am until 1pm. Free tea and coffee / soft drink, and a listening ear will be provided.
Horley Health Hub, 120 Victoria Road, Horley, RH6 7BL.
Local Food Clubs
Two local food clubs are listed on our community support page. Horley Food Club and Woodhatch Food Club. Click here to find out more.
Reigate & Banstead and Horley Town Council want to know your views on improving the town centre, Horley High Street and the subway beneath the railway line.
The improvements aim to create more welcoming spaces by enhancing their look and feel and making them safer and easier to use, along with improving how pedestrians and cyclists flow around the town and measures to promote cycling and walking. Find out more about the proposals and take part in our survey here: https://orlo.uk/JNhtt
Walk an stay fit
Ramblers Wellbeing Walks YMCA East Surrey is keen to invite you to take part in one of our walks in the Horley area.
We want to give you the opportunity to enjoy your area and make new friends, while improving your health. The benefits are numerous, improving weight management, balance and coordination and mental wellbeing; it can reduce the risk of heart disease, strokes, osteoporosis and certain cancers.
Our Birchwood Acres walk in Horley is accessible, not strenuous and led by trained walk leaders. Come along on the fourth Thursday of every month and put the date in your calendar. There is no need to book, just turn up on the day (10 minutes before the walk starts). You will be well supported and, best of all, you can enjoy some refreshments at the end!
Birchwood Acres (Grade 1 walk)
Fourth Thursday of the month | 14:00 | 50 mins
Meet at: The Farmhouse Pub, Ladbroke Road, Langshott, Horley, RH6 8PB (can be reached by taking the number 20 bus)
Please get in touch to find out more:
T: 01737 779979
St Catherine’s Hospice’s much-loved Midnight Walk is back!
Saturday 3 September 2022.
Make 2022 the year you do something incredible! Go the extra mile and join St Catherine’s Hospice for its popular Midnight Walk on Saturday 3 September 2022 from 8pm. The fun, safe walk, which has either 20, 13 or 7 mile options starts at The Bridge Leisure Centre, Broadbridge Heath (Wickhurst Lane, Broadbridge Heath, Horsham RH12 3YS) and takes people through the streets of Horsham cheered on by volunteers.
YMCA Horley Young People and Family Centre
YMCA East Surrey runs the Horley Young People and Family Centre on behalf of Surrey County Council. They are located at The Old Fire Station on Albert Road, at the heart of the Horley community and are a ‘one-stop-shop’ for children, young people and their families. They provide advice, information, family support, courses, activities and much more.
For more information, please visit the Horley Family Centre website.
Surrey Libraries IT Helpline
Surrey Libraries IT Helpline is here for you! Surrey Libraries IT Help Team – helping you navigate the digital world! Don’t be shy – grab the phone and speak with us! 0300 200 1008 (Mon-Fri 9-5, Sat 10-12 midday). If you prefer, then email: email@example.com and ask for a member of library staff to contact you. If you need support using computers, tablets and smartphones, Surrey Library Service can help with: • Setting up an account with your favourite supermarket and other online shopping • Saving a photo or contact details to your contact list, sending an attachment in an email • Ordering your prescription online • Downloading library ebooks, emagazines and eaudiobooks. • How to keep in touch with your relatives online, and how to use Whatsapp, Skype, Facetime, Zoom. Our service is delivered over the internet by library staff. It’s confidential, safe, and free, and if you are an absolute beginner, we will help you to develop your digital skills.
We have listed four local minor injuries units on the Horley Online health 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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