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Felbridge Parish Council Website

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Village Hall Booking Information

Please contact Mrs Lynda Railton 01342 322205

Walks around Felbridge

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Felbridge  Country Show Website

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Tandridge Befriending Scheme

This scheme does a valuable job matching befriending volunteers to lonely or isolated members of the community. Click here for more information .

East Grinstead Council for Voluntary Service

Do you need volunteers ? Would you like to be a volunteer? Click here for more info

Travel and Traffic News

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Local Weather

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Bus Service

Southdown Metrobus

Graffiti Removal Kit

Felbridge Parish Council have a graffiti removal kit, contact Pat Slatter  Email .

 Library Services Felbridge

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The future is called "perhaps," which is the only possible thing to call the future. And the only important thing is not to allow that to scare you. ~Tennessee Williams, Orpheus Descending, 1957

Wheel of Well Being (Posted 10/11/2016)

Surrey County Council have a new public health initiative called the Wheel of Well-being.
The Wheel of Well-being is a brand new tool to help people think about some of the things they can do to improve their mood, reduce their risk of depression, strengthen relationships, and even add up to seven years to their lives. Being active, learning, giving to others, connecting with people, taking notice and mindfulness as well as caring for the planet can all improve a person's mental health.
For more information visit their website here Click

Santas vs Elves Fun Runs for St Catherine's Hospice (Posted 05/11/2016)

Our nearest event will be at Chartham Park and it's a bit different this year.with Elves as well as Santas. Full details are on our website Link

Website update (Posted 22/09/2016)

Please bear with us as we drag the website into the 21st Century! Normal service will be resumed ASAP  but please do email us as per usual if you have any queries or comments

Lost watch (Posted 19/07/2016)

If you found a watch in either Rowplatt or Mill Lane on  the 14th July please email us and we will put you in touch with the owner 

Wanted Urgently: Cub Leader (Posted 29/06/2016)

1st Hedgecourt (Felbridge) Scout Group are urgently seeking a new Cub leader (or somebody prepared to be part of a job share ) from September 2016. No prior experience is required, training and guidance provided . The group is strong and thriving and the leaders are delivering an exciting, varied and balanced programme that the young people get fully absorbed in. Meetings are at the Felbridge Village Hall on a Wednesday evening during term time. There are  approximately 30 cubs (boys and girls) at present, aged 7.5 - 10 years. For further details please email Alyson Tonge Group secretary.

Fly Tipping Surrey Policy (Posted 29/06/2016)

Fly tipping is a serious crime, which costs the national economy millions of pounds a year .The government has recently strengthened the powers available to local authorities by introducing the ability of local councils to issue fixed penalty notices for fly-tipping offences.  Click here  for  SCC's Fly Tipping Prevention Strategy

Upcoming Road works on Copthorne Road (Posted 10/06/2016)

29/06/2016 Works postponed until further notice  We have received notification from Surrey Highways about upcoming roadworks  on Copthorne Road. The location of the first set of lights on will be outside the entrance to Longwall (near The Star Inn) and the second set will be outside the entrance to number 35 Copthorne Road (near the junction with Crawley Down Road). The contractor confirms that the works are currently expected to take the full month to complete. The working hours will be between 07:30 – 17:00 and the lights will be manually controlled during peak times 07:00 – 09:30 and 15:30 – 18:30 (ensuring that traffic approaching from the London Road junction is given priority)

Advice re Oak trees (Posted 01/06/2016)

People in parts of London, northern Surrey, West Berkshire and South Buckinghamshire are being reminded to look out for and report caterpillars of the oak processionary moth (OPM), which could be damaging oak trees in the area.They are also advised to keep away from the caterpillars and their nests, because their hairs can cause itching skin rashes and other health problems, and to report sightings to the Forestry Commission. More

Food Recycling Bins (Posted 01/06/2016)

Residents can now line their food waste caddy with plastic bags or liners, which makes it easier, cleaner and cheaper to recycle food waste. You can use anything from old shopping bags to bread or salad bags, but not black bin bags or plastic food packaging. website

Felbridge Country Show and Skittles Event (Posted 01/06/2106)

The Felbridge Country Show And Skittles Event will be taking place at the Felbridge Village Hall on 16th July 2016 . For stall /pitch registration form and a Skittles team entry form visit the show's  website or click here for new details on  stalls and  photographic competition organised by E G Camera Club 

Skydive for St Catherine's Hospice (Posted 01/06/2016)

Calling all adrenaline enthusiasts! Go up, up and away and reach new heights for your local hospice. 20th August. Details

Arundel to Brighton Walk - Dame Vera Lynn Children's charity (Posted 01/06/2016)

Saturday 17th September. Click here for full details for a way you can have fun and support a wonderful charity in aid of babies and children with Cerebral Palsy.

Important proposed changes to Local Refuse Tip. (Posted 16/05/2016

We have been informed that West Sussex Council are proposing to change its times of opening and more importantly fees will be levied on us for dumping our waste there. All in the name of "cutting costs" for the County (West Sussex). Surrey are trying to do the same with tips within Surrey. A Consultation starts on 16th May and there is no closing date which suggests it will not be of a long duration. Local councillor Ken Harwood has sent us this report and newspaper article and urges us all to act now

Outdoor Toilet in Village Hall grounds (Posted 16/05/2016)

A temporary chemical toilet will be installed in the Village Hall grounds from 7th May through to the end of September. It will be located against the back wall of the Village Hall on the patio area. With the toilets inside the Village Hall only accessible to Hall users it is hoped that this facility will prove popular with those visiting the grounds rather than the Village Hall. As part of the hire agreement the toilet will be cleaned and re-stocked regularly

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