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Over 1200 local people a week visit Horley Online.

It’s your community website – so let us know what’s going on.

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Half-Term at Horley Library

Hookwood Memorial Hall conference room.

Hookwood Memorial Hall has a conference room in addition to the main hall, which is ideal for smaller meetings, first aid training sessions, small group activities. Hire rates from just £10 per hour, including use of the kitchen, car park and tables and chairs. Heating and air conditioning installed in the room too. Please contact Rachel for further enquiries 07935300631 or email bookingsecretary@hookwoodmemorial.co.uk

Horley St George’s Day Fair. Would you like a stall at the fair?

Horley Association of Traders have set the date for this year’s St George’s Day Fair. If you are interested in having a stall please contact them direct at horleyassociationoftraders@outlook.com

The date is Saturday 25th April, 10am – 4pm.

WEA Courses Horley in Surrey

The WEA has some interesting courses coming up this year, Including:

Broadcast Media Seminar – Everyone Has A Story To Tell Date: Saturday 14th March, half-day course, 10am to 1pm.Course Ref: C3744381

History: The Road Not Travelled
Date: Tuesday 21 April – 30 June, 2pm to 4pm.Course Ref: C3744258

All classes are held at: The Function Room, Archway Theatre, The Drive, Horley RH6 7NQ

Further information email: horley.branch@wea.ac.uk
Phone Jennifer 01342 651401
ENROL: online at wea.org.uk OR ring 0300 303 3464 at least two weeks before the beginning of the course. Sign up now: wea.org.uk

Free Mortgage Advice Seminar

If you are a first-time-buyer, self-employed, looking for advice on shared ownership, wish to remortgage, want to buy-to-let or have adverse credit, the Mortgage Advice Bureau in Horley is holding a free seminar on Thursday, 26 March 2020 from 17:30-20:30.

Mortgage Advice Bureau – 26 High Street, RH6 7BB, Horley.

Click here to book your tickets.

The Horley Association of Traders (HATs) have started a fundraising page to replace items that were recently vandalised.

They need to replace the equipment they use to run the wonderful local events that take place in the Horley area. If you can donate please click here.

“We are raising money as a community for events such as St George’s Day, the Horley Christmas Fair and the Christmas lights. Our storage unit recently got broken into and destroyed. There was thousands of pounds worth of equipment that was destroyed by other people. We are trying to raise money to replace the broken items so that we can carry on with these great events.”

Oakwood Recs – ladies recreational football team.

Fancy a new challenge in 2020? Fancy taking up or restarting a hobby whilst getting fit and having fun? Oakwood Recs – A ladies recreational football team based in Crawley, to get fit, have fun and become part of not only a team but a family! We are a friendly group of all abilities, whether you are starting from scratch or used to play and want to refresh those skills, it’s an evening to have fun and get fit! We are looking at entering some a side tournaments this year, friendly local matches and have some social night outs! There is something for everyone. Next session 16th January.

Oakwood Football Club – RH10 8AT, Thursday evenings 7pm – 8:30. Website.

Our support advertiser A Healing Touch has this January Special Offer!

Book an one hour treatment at our Treatment room in Horley and get it half price!!! Only £22.50 for one hour! This offer is only valid Monday – Thursday for treatments.

Visit the Healing Touch website now.

Horley Back To Netball Club.

Want to take up or restart a hobby whilst getting fit and having fun?

Horley Back To Netball Club (HBNC) are offering a FREE taster session, we play at Oakwood Sports Centre every Monday evening 8.30pm- 9.30pm.

We’re a friendly group of all abilities, its “back to netball” so doesn’t matter if you haven’t played for years, it’s just a fun evening to get fit. In our last year we have regular socials, friendly local matches & even taken a team to Bournemouth – so there really is something for everyone!

Your first session is FREE & then £5 a session or you can pay termly.
Our next session is Monday 6th 8.30pm, come along and see what we’re about.

Visit the Surrey Back to Netball website.

Horley Town Council Residents’ Forum

The Resident’s Forum is open to all. The next one will be held in the Albert Rooms on Wednesday 5 February, starting at 7.00 pm.

Apply now! Applications are open for Gatwick’s Apprenticeship Scheme

Would you like to play a part in building Gatwick’s future?

Horley Evening WI

Ladies – now the new year is here, do you want some “me” time and join a group of ladies who are friendly and enjoy a good laugh?

Then come and join Horley Evening WI. We meet at Horley Methodist Church Hall, Victoria Road, Horley, Surrey, RH6 7AS.
Every 2nd Wednesday of the month at 7.30pm.

The first meeting is free of charge, including a drink and cake. Then, two subsequent meetings are £3.50 each and £1 for drink and cake.

Hope you will join us.

Happy New Year from the team at Hookwood Memorial Hall – The 2020 diary is open. Book your event with us. We can offer a large spacious hall, kitchen, car park, WIFI , table and chairs, and lots more. We also now have Monday evenings available for regular hire as well as some afternoon weekday slots. Please contact Rachel for all booking enquiries bookingsecretary@hookwoodmemorialhall.co.uk or call 07935300631.

Horley’s lovely old pub ‘Ye Olde Six Bells’ has reopened after undergoing a major renovation following its closure due to a fire in May.

An extensive renovation has transformed both the interior and exterior of the 700-year old pub.

The Six Bells has also introduced an all-new food offering. Come along as soon as you can and check out the new menu and the restored pub.

Visit the Six Bells website.

Scobie McIntosh organises a Christmas baking event at their HQ in Smallfield, Surrey to raise funds for local charities.

Scobie McIntosh charity event, Christmas 2019

Read more . . .

We list four local minor injuries units on our health page.

Click here to visit our health page.

A Doggy First Aid Course at Hookwood

Dog First Aid are working with Nikki from BarknStroll Doggy Daycare to deliver our award winning DOG FIRST AID COURSE!

Saturday 29th February 2020 – 11am – 2:30pm

Dog First Aid, Hookwood, Surrey

Perfect for canine professionals and dog owners. We aim to empower you with the skills, knowledge and confidence to act in the event of an emergency with your dog. 

The course is priced at £49.50 per person. 

To book please contact Nikki Reynolds from BarknStroll on 07990 572820 or email nikki@barknstroll.co.uk. The website is www.barknstroll.co.uk.

Gift vouchers at Healing Touch?

A Healing Touch has gift vouchers that can be personalised to suit you and your requirements.

Click here to find out more.

Horley Photographic Club are running a photo competition for children of all ages.

Horley Photographic Club

Visit the Horley Photographic Club website to find out more.

Horley and District University of the 3rd Age

HORLEY & DISTRICT U3A Monthly Meeting:

Warren Ashton – our guest speaker entertains us with a humorous talk about QUIRKS, IDIOMS & CLICHES used
In everyday speech.

Thursday 12 March 2020 at 2 pm.
New members/visitors welcome – do join us.
Venue : Regent Hall, Horley, RH6 7JA 
Doors Open 1.45 pm. Parking on Site.
Tea/coffee/social time after the meeting. 

See the U3A website for further details.
Do come along!… We look forward to seeing you.

Valentines Roller-Disco in Crawley.

Friday 14th Feb. 5pm to 7.15pm. The Bewbush Centre, RH11 8XW. 07585 309185.

Our local recycling.

Click on the link below to see what happens at the recycling centres.

This video gives an overview of how recycling is sorted.

Visit the Reigate & Banstead page on what can go into the recycling containers.

Recycling, Revive & Re-use
At our local recycling centre at Earlswood you can donate pre-owned items from your home or garden to be re-sold at their Revive Re-use Shop. This really helps reduce waste. It also helps support local charities.

Check out the Revive Re-Use Shops Facebook page.

Click here to see opening times for the Horley’s nearest Revive Re-Use Shop.

Revive Re-Use Shop near Horley Surrey

This video shows a recycling plant in Surrey. The sound is rather low but it is informative. Click here.


Click on the link below to see a map and information about the police crime reports for Horley and the surrounding area.

Police Crime Report – Horley, Surrey.

Oakwood School are fundraising for an all-weather Astro pitch for the school and our local community.

This is going to be a great sports facility for Horley. More info to follow soon.

Visit the Oakwood School website.

Horley Town Council Declares a Climate Emergency

At its Full Council meeting held on 10 December 2019, Horley Town Council declared a climate emergency. This means that our town council is committed to do everything in its power to make the Council’s activities net-zero carbon by 2030 and achieve 100% clean electricity consumption across the Council’s facilities by 2025.

There is more to this that can be seen on the Horley Town Council website. We will soon set up a climate emergency page on Horley Online that will publish more info with links.

We have a new MP!

Claire Coutinho is the new MP for East Surrey. Click here to see our page with more info.

English Language Conversation Group at Horley Library

Fridays 10.30am – 11.30am

Starting in Horley Library in January 2020

Would you like to practice your spoken English with a relaxed and friendly group? Then come along and join us. There is no charge and the group

Will be led by two friendly and supportive facilitators.

Interested? Please give your name and contact details to library staff and we will let you know when the group starts.

A new approach to the Horley Family Centre

As you may know there have been changes to children’s centres and how Surrey County Council supports families. The new approach will involve Surrey County Council focusing its resources on helping the families most in need of support, which means that some of the existing children’s centres have closed and others have become Family Centres. Read more . . .

The Horley Chamber of Commerce meets every month to support our local businesses

Green Initiatives for 2020
Throughout 2020 the Chamber will be working to highlight green initiatives in business. To kick things off they would like to highlight chamber members that are currently working on green initiatives as part of their business every day. If you have any ideas or recommendations, we would love to hear from you.

Horley Chamber of Commerce, Surrey, green logo

Check out the Horley & District Chamber of Commerce website to see all of the benefits on offer.

Horley Online is a community website for Horley and the Gatwick area.

Horley Online is a social enterprise run by local people for the community of Horley, Burstow, Charlwood, Copthorne, Earlswood, Gatwick, Hookwood, Horne, Outwood, Salfords and Smallfield.

We have no affiliation to any political parties or local or borough councils.
Our aim is to provide support and information for our local community.

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.

Susy Radio is our partner community radio station for Horley, Gatwick, Redhill, Reigate, Crawley and the surrounding villages. Established 1996.
Tune in now to Susy Radio.

Susy Radio, the local radio station for Horley in Surrey and the surrounding area

Click on the logo to listen live online.

Visit the Susy Radio website.