Horley Online

This community website is run by local people for the local people
of Horley in Surrey,
including Burstow, Charlwood, Copthorne, Earlswood, Gatwick, Hookwood, Horne, Outwood, Salfords and Smallfield.

Horley Foodbank

Horley Foodbank

Founded in February 2015, the Horley Foodbank responds to the needs of people in our community who are suffering from short-term crisis. Visit their website.

Fraud Awareness - Drop-In Session at Horley Library.
Worried about online banking fraud? Come along and find out how to protect yourself against scams, and how to stay safe online.
This  'Drop-In' Session, with staff from Barclays Bank, is on Wednesday 22nd November from 2.00pm-4.00pm.

Interior view of Horley Library

Horley Methodist Church, Victoria Road.
60 Christmas Trees decorated by local organisations and individuals.
Friday 1st December 10am-7pm
Saturday 2nd December 10am-5pm
Sunday 3rd December 2pm-6pm followed by carols amid the trees.
Father Christmas 10am-4pm on Friday and Saturday. Refreshments available.
Free Entry. Donations to Chase-Children's Hospice

Horley Christmas Fair

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.

Our stats show that over 1100 people a week visit Horley Online. It's your local community website - so let us know what's going on and we will publish it for you. Contact us now.

Click here to check out what's on at the Archway Theatre in Horley.

Visit the Horley Local History Society website. It has some fascinating info and photographs from Horley's past.

Horley Local History Society

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

Visit the Horley local transport page.

The re-opening of the Chequers Hotel in Bonehurst Road, Horley will create up to 60 jobs and bring back into use a local landmark.

The Chequers Hotel in Bonehurst Road, Horley first opened in the 1800s. It is a local landmark and was a pitstop on the London to Brighton veteran car run.

Chequers Hotel Horley before refurbishment

Many local people have wondered what will happen to the Chequers. Director of Nine Group, Vivek Chadha said: ‘I am delighted to be re-opening the Chequers hotel following its closure 4 years ago. We’ll be bringing new life into the area, putting this landmark hotel back on the map. Nine Group are investing substantially in the renovation to transform this Victorian building into an internationally branded hotel. We plan to retain the hotel’s famous on-site pub as a destination for locals and guests alike to enjoy a drink. We expect to create up to 60 jobs in the locality.’

Horley Library. We have heard that Horley Library will now not be moving until 2018. As soon as we have more info we will post an update.

Horley Library has some great events planned.

Digital Buddy Sessions at Horley Library. If you know anyone who needs help on a computer or tablet ask them to pop in and book.

Every 2nd and 4th Wednesday of the month, 10am–12 noon.
Every Friday, from 10am–12 noon.


The Horley Remembrance Day Parade and Service
Well done to everyone who organised this special event. There was a great turnout.

Horley Remembrance Day 2017

Did you know that Brooklands School in Reigate is a primary school for pupils with severe and complex needs including autism aged 2-11? Well, they have a job vacancy and it is on our jobs page.

The Horley jobs page

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

There are lots of events in and around Horley this Autumn.

Events in and around Horley

Smallfield community turn out to meet design and planning team for Dowlands Park.
Over 80 parish councillors and local residents attended a day of community engagement sessions recently to hear more about the plans and share their feedback on Dowlands Park, a proposed development of 88 homes on Plough Road. The design and planning consultants responsible for the new development were on hand to discuss details of the proposals so far. To find out more email info@housegroup.co.uk.

Fennies Day Nursery has opportunities for small businesses to take part in their Christmas Fair. Fennies Day Nursery will be holding the fair on the 24th November from 7-9 and we would love to welcome local people with there business. If you are interested please get in contact with the nursery directly on horley@fennies.com.Have your say about the Surrey Waste Plan. Surrey County Council are currently preparing a new Surrey Waste Local Plan due to be adopted in 2019.

Click here to find out more.

Horley Photographic Club Digital Photographic Competition for school children.

The theme for the competition is ‘The Natural World’. It is open to schoolchildren residing in the RH6 area or who attend a Horley school. Pictures can be taken on mobile phones, iPads or cameras.
Visit the Horley Photographic Club website.
Click here to download the competition pdf (119k).

Manorfield Primary and Nursery school are having their Christmas Fair on Saturday 25th November 12-2pm. It's the Perfect place to come and sell your crafty wares... A table will cost just £15.00. Click here to download a PDF with full info.

This and more events are on our events calendar.

Events around Horley in Surrey in 2017

Add your event to our events calendar.Our Arts page shows work by some of our great local artists. Click here.

Take-away food in Horley

If you want more info on the Green Belt around Horley click on the image below.

Map of the Green Belt around Horley

Health Services, Horley Surrey

Over 8100 local people 'Like' the Horley Town Facebook page. Go there now and join the local conversation.

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Chris Sharville Cartoonist, copyright 2017

Runway Radio is the community radio station for Horley, Gatwick and the surrounding area. If you have not tuned in, then give it a try.

Runway Radio covering Horley and Gatwick

Click on the logo to visit the Runway Radio website. You can listen live online.

Over 8000 local people 'Like' the Horley Town Facebook page. Go there now.