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The Archway Theatre launches it’s first production since lockdown this August
The Wind in the Willows by Kenneth Grahame, Adapted and directed by Gary Andrews.
The Archway Theatre, Surrey, RH6 7NQ Thu 12th August 2021 – Sat 28th August 2021
Announcing a new local business based in Horley:
Kidd Pedigree Homebred Hereford Beef
Kidd Farming produce Homebred Beef Meat Boxes from their Pedigree Hereford herd here in Horley, Surrey. Their herd are grass-fed, of the finest quality and all their beef is matured for 21 days.
The Homebred 10kg beef boxes are made up of a standard selection including:
Roasting Joint, Fillet Steak, Rib Eye Steak, Braising Steak, Sirloin Steak and Mince. The meat has been matured for 21 days and will be ready for collection or delivery from Thursday 5th August 2021.
What to do with the kids this summer holiday
After-school football sessions in Redhill run by FA Level licensed coach. Check out the YMCA Horley Young People and Family Centre Facebook page.
The new season at Smallfield Raceway is underway. Check out their Facebook page.
Buy one of our specially designed T-shirts and help us raise money for Greenpeace Surrey.
Choose your size and colour, organic cotton, only £20. All profits got to Greenpeace Surrey. Click here.
Korpi Forest School at Yattendon School Horley
Bus Rally & Model Railway shows – August 7th and 8th
The Model Railway Plus exhibition will be held on 7th and 8th August. The Bus Rally will be on 8th August. Hadlow Down, East Sussex TN22 4HS. On the A22 between Uckfield and Mayfield. For full details click here.
Funding is available from Surrey County Council for 2021/22 to help residents, voluntary and community organisations
Each Surrey county councillor has £5,000 funding for 2021/22 to help residents, voluntary and community organisations deliver activities that benefit local people in their neighbourhoods.
This funding is known as Members’ Community Allocation.
Members’ Community Allocation (MCA) funding can be used for one-off activities that cost just a few pounds, alternatively it can contribute to projects that cost much more. The funding is flexibly designed to help with costs that can range from purchasing sports equipment for local clubs, to the creation of websites to reach more residents.
Online applications for funding can be made from 4 June 2021 until 31 January 2022.
Walking for Health – Volunteer Walk leaders wanted
This is an ideal opportunity for anyone who enjoys walking and has time to lead or assist on one of our many walks in Reigate & Banstead and Tandridge. Our walks are offered 6 mornings a week (Monday – Friday, and Sunday) and range in length from 30 – 90 minutes. Positions are available for volunteers who can commit on a weekly or twice monthly basis. The role comes with a degree of flexibility.
We welcome interest from people who are friendly, welcoming and reliable. You would ideally work with other leaders to provide a safe walk by leading, “middle marking” or “back marking” during the walk. Walk leaders need to be observant and sensitive to the needs of others. We are currently recruiting in the Horley and Earlswood areas.
Please get in touch to find out more:
The Horley coaching inn ‘The Chequers’ has been transformed into a new hotel
This new hotel is called ‘Four Points’. The press release from Nine Group states:
Nine Group has opened the first hotel in the UK under Marriott International’s Four Points brand. This is on the site of Horley’s former coaching inn which dates from the 1500s.
The 131-room Four Points by Sheraton London Gatwick Airport will target local residents as well as travellers, with the inclusion of the Halt and Pull gastropub on the site.
A new Employment Hub is launched
Reigate and Banstead have launched a new employment hub to help to help our community discover more about local employers and job opportunities. It’s called Reigate & Banstead Works. Visit their website to find out more.
We also have the Horley Online jobs page where job vacancies can be posted for free.
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.
Horley Lions Charity Skittles Tournament
This event will be held at Horley Cricket Club. It starts on Monday 6th September. The tournament is comprised of 5 separate daily competitions for teams to compete to win that days trophy. Limited to 16 teams each night. Cost to enter a team is just £36. Invite friends, colleagues neighbours to join in this fun filled event. All profits generated will be given to the local branch of Parkinson’s UK.
Hookwood Memorial Hall
Hookwood Memorial Hall are now able to accept bookings for your family gatherings and parties. Spacious main hall, kitchen, large car park, Wifi, toilets, air-conditioning and heating, tables and chairs are all included in the hire rates. Availability is going fast, but they have extended their diary up until the end of December 2022, so please email Rachel, Booking Secretary for further details firstname.lastname@example.org
Entries are open for the Association of Sussex Artists Annual exhibition.
To be held in Horsham. Open to members and non-members. More info.
Live Music with the Blue Light Chill & Grill at Moat Farm on the Reigate Road
Keep Fit at Meath Green Junior School
Every Wednesday at Meath Green Junior School 7 to 7:45pm! First session is free and then £6 each session after that! Visit KimFitt’s website for more info.
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.
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.
Horley Bowls Club are just one of the local sports and social clubs listed on Horley Online.
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.
Warning about Oak Tree Processionary Moths
Horley Town Council have reported that unfortunately Oak Tree Processionary moths have been spotted in our local area. The caterpillars of Oak Processionary Moth (OPM) are pests of oak trees, and a hazard to human and animal health. OPM was first accidentally introduced to England in 2005, and is subject to a government-led programme of survey and control to minimise its population, spread and impacts.
The Forest Commission have produced an information leaflet. DO NOT:
- touch or go near caterpillars or nests
- let children or pets go near caterpillars or nests
- try to remove nests or caterpillars yourself
Report it to the Forest Commission e-mail it to firstname.lastname@example.org, or telephone 0300 067 4442
Single Use Plastic Strategy for Surrey.
A task group has been set up by the Surrey Environment Partnership, made up of Surrey County Council and the 11 district and borough councils. It is working together to find ways to reduce the amount of single-use plastics used in council buildings and to help Surrey residents reduce how much they use. You can read the single-use plastics strategy here.
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.
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.
Over 10,250 local people ‘Like’ the Horley Town Facebook page.
Go there now and join in the local conversation.
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