Village News

Added on 19 October 2020

The death of village resident Terry Mulligan from Cherrytree Gardens marks the passing of a highly regarded community member. Terry was founder of the village gardening club. He provided seeds and plants for many local projects as well as developing an allotment behind the Crown and Anchor to which ...

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Added on 12 October 2020

The interior of Horsley village church has now been redecorated. Work on improving access to the church is likely to start shortly. At present access is somewhat restricted for people  with mobility difficulties by the steep path and gravel. It is over twenty years since I have spotted a red or...

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Added on 05 October 2020

Horsley parish councillors have been making safety checks in the village play areas. Councillor Lynch has offered to repair the skate board ramp. Bird detergents have been applied to the swings. The climbing frame has some warped timber and is deemed unsafe. The parish council is going to spend &pou...

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Added on 27 September 2020

The September meeting of Horsley parish council was chiefly concerned with the speed of traffic in the village. Many residents are worried about this problem, in particular parents with young children. The Parish councillors are awaiting receipt of the petition circulating around the village before ...

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Added on 20 September 2020

Horsley village church held the last open air service for 2020 on Sunday September 13th. A reminder to send Mandy Senior, the parish clerk, items for the next parish council meeting before September 21st. The e mail address is parishclerk@horsleyvillage.org.uk Horsley village has a rare signpos...

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Added on 13 September 2020

A film unit was working in and around the village on Sunday September 13th. The crew filmed with a vintage Rolls Royce car between Harlow Hill and the antiques centre in Horsley. Please note that the Lion and Lamb is open every day except Mondays and Tuesdays. The length of opening times is in keepi...

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Added on 07 September 2020

Horsley WI members have made the decision not to have anymore meetings this year. They are hoping to start a new programme of activities in January 2021. To keep within the current government guidelines Horsley parish council will hold the September meeting of the council using the Zoom internet pro...

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Added on 24 August 2020

Horsley village church members arranged another outdoor service last week in a private garden near the church. Some residents are kindly asking car owners not to park so far onto the village pavements to prevent pedestrian and wheelchair access. Some of the pavements in the Main Street are quite nar...

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Added on 17 August 2020

Thank you to the village adopters and litter pickers who regularly help to keep the village tidy. A large number of potholes have been filled in on Mill Way close to the rear entrance of Horsley water treatment works. Many residents believe the money would have been better spent on resurfacing as ne...

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Added on 10 August 2020

Ten varieties of butterfly have been recorded in Horsley to mark the end of the Butterfly Conservation group’s survey last weekend. Among those recorded were comma, speckled wood and ringlet butterflies. The blocked drains and gutters in the Main Street of Horsley have once again been reported...

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Added on 02 August 2020

Horsley village church held an outdoor service in a private garden on July 26th. This was the first church service to be held in Horsley since March. Those who attended enjoyed meeting again after so long. It is 280 years since the Wesley brothers preached in Horsley and over 350 years since Congreg...

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Added on 27 July 2020

NCC are gradually replacing broken street signs to the west of the village. Several had rusted and fallen into the grass verge last winter. A reminder from the garden club about entries for hanging baskets and or planters. Entries should be made by photograph and delivered to 1 Fernley Cottages by A...