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Gee Bello (who was an original member of Wham) will give a live afternoon show at 3pm in St Bartholomew’s Church, Horley on Saturday 28th May

In aid of the church spire appeal. Tickets £10. Click here to purchase your tickets.
St Bartholomew’s Church, Church Road, Horley RH6 8AB.


A new Pilates class in Horley

We always like to support a new business or venture in the Horley area: Bethany has sent us this announcement:

Hi, My name is Beth, owner and main instructor at Pilates and Dance UK Limited. I am very pleased to announce that I will be running a brand new, in person group Pilates class at Tanyard Barn Community Centre, Horley on Thursdays from 6-7pm for £8. All abilities and identities are welcome! If you are looking to tone up, gain strength, flexibility and confidence then my classes are for you. I provide a safe and relaxed environment for you to elevate your lifestyle and health through the power of Pilates. If you would like to come and join a class, please email me at: bethpilatesanddanceuk@gmail.com and check out my website at: www.pilatesanddanceuk.com


Picnic in the Park, Horley Recreation Ground

This Picnic in the Park is another wonderful event for Horley this summer. Saturday 4th June in Horley Recreation Ground. With the new Café in the Park our recreation ground has become a great venue for community events. Come along and join in the fun.


It’s time to sign up for the Horley Lions Skittles Tournament

Horley Lions Skittles Tournament, Horley, Surrey

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 activities@horleylions.org.uk

Check out the Horley Lions Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/HorleyLions/


Earlswood Football Club under 11s recruitment

2022/2023 New Player Recruitment Under 11s (Going Into Year 6, September 22 ) We are looking for players to add to our friendly, successful team. Contact: Matt Watson 
MattwREFC@gmail.com 07780662785

Visit the Royal Earlswood Football Club website.

Vist the Horley Online sports and fitness page.


Would you like some support getting into the job market?

Help with CV writing, interview skills, confidence building, job searches, work opportunities, local job information.


SMILE

If this made you smile click on the picture and make another person smile with a small donation to our local St Catherine’s Hospice.


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.

Thanks to Brian Seaman for posting this video. @BrianMSeaman

If you would like to be involved please contact:
RJ Heron
Project Coordinator
Healthy Horley PCN / Growing Health Together
Alliance for Better Care Ltd 
07706360937 | abcltd.org.uk

Email: abcltd.healthyhorleygarden@nhs.net


Revive and Re-use.

Revive Shop near Horley Surrey

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.

Click here to see a video on the new Hospice.


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.

Visit the National Cyber Security website to read more.


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:

Click here to see a map of the Green Belt and the Horley area.

Future Mole Valley Local Plan

Mole Valley District Council Local Plans

• London’s Green Belt

https://horleyonline.co.uk/maps/

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

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.

NHS Choices Horley Surrey

Plastic Recycling at Tesco

Tesco Gatwick are now offering soft plastic recycling. You can recycle the following soft plastics:
Any plastic bag
Crisp packets
Food & per pouches
Plastic wrapping
Plastic film

The recycling unit is currently located in the entrance foyer.


Post your job vacancies for free on the Horley Online jobs page

It's free to post job vacancies on Horley Online for the Horley and Gatwick area.

Watch out for fraudsters

If you want to avoid fraud scams it’s worth regularly checking out the Action Fraud website.

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Jubilee Half-Term events at Horley LIbrary


Jubilee Celebration Picnic, Smallfield, Sunday 5th June.

Live Music, Mobile Bar, Fish & Chip Van, Tea & Cake, Children’s Fancy Dress Competition.
The Centenary Hall, Whellers Lane, Smallfield, from 12 noon to 6pm.


Horley Carnival is back

18 June 2022 in Horley Recreation Ground.
The organisers would love to get some volunteer help. If you can help make this fun event even better please contact Mike George at mike.george@horleysurrey-tc.gov.uk


Horley St John Ambulance

Horley St John Ambulance are currently recruiting volunteers to train up as first aiders to help out at community events in and around Horley. Click here to find out more.


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.

Birchwood Volunteers Health Champions Facebook page.



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.

An example of the proposals being considered for Horley town centre. Click on the link below to see more.

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.

Ramblers Wellbeing Walks, healthy Horley, Surrey

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:
Julie, Coordinator
julie.haslett@ymcaeastsurrey.org.uk
T: 01737 779979


St Catherine’s Hospice’s much-loved Midnight Walk is back!
Saturday 3 September 2022.

https://www.stch.org.uk/midnight-walk-is-back/

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.

Visit the St Catherine’s Midnight Walk web page.


YMCA Horley Young People and Family Centre

YMCA Horley Family Centrte

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: libraries@surreycc.gov.uk 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.


Call 111 when it is less urgent than 999

We have listed four local minor injuries units on the Horley Online health page.

Click here to visit our health 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 10,250 local people ‘Like’ the Horley Town Facebook page.
Go there now and join in the local conversation.


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