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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

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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 .

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An optimist is a person who sees a green light everywhere, while a pessimist sees only the red stoplight... The truly wise person is color-blind. ~ Albert Schweitzer

Ken Harwood's weekly news roundup (Posted 05/04/2017)

Crawley Down Road - sewer works
Glass on RoadJust a reminder that sewer works are in progress off the Crawley Down road in Wheelers Way. The work will then migrate into Crawley Down Road which may then be closed between 10th to 14th April.

Unwanted callers
Funny dog pic (Click on picture to enlarge). One of our mature residents in the village received an unwelcome caller who then tried to sell his household wares.The resident told the man to leave but as he did so, he removed the gate from its hinges and left it in the path. I would ask that everyone keeps an eye open for our more vulnerable neighbours, in case this starts to re-occur.

Recycled waste collection-Glass on road
glass on road I reported recently about a recycling lorry dropping glass onto the road whilst out there collecting our rubbish. Biffa dealt with the complaint very quickly and had the road swept.
There have been other similar sightings of glass on the road so animal owners please keep an eye open if your dogs are running about and report any findings to Tandridge Council

Easter recycling collection dates
Remaining on the the subject of recycling collections. Attached is the press release from Tandridge showing alternative dates for collection over the Easter period...(link)

Surrey County Council elections.
Funny Polling Station picAttached is a reminder to all residents that if you wish to participate in the forthcoming Surrey County Council elections, you have until 13th April to register....(link)

Advice as to how to combat on line fraud
Fraud pictureAttached is a press release from the Law Abiding Citizen group (Neighbour Watch). It provides some excellent advice as to how to combat on line fraud.Well worth a read....(link).

Rural Engagement Officers wanted (Posted 29/03/2017)

Surrey and Sussex Police are looking for volunteers to become involved as "Rural engagement officers". Their request is attached....(more)

Parking problems in Crawley Down Road (Posted 29/03/2017)

Crawley Down rd parking issue(Click photo to enlarge)

At the request of Felbridge Parish Council, Surrey Police are closely monitoring the issues relating to vehicles parking illegally on the Crawley Down Road near to the junction with Copthorne Road.....(more)

Crawley Down Road - Traffic lights and road closure! (Posted 29/03/2017)

Funny road closed signThe details are as follows:
27th March-14th April - permission for two-way lights (works will take place within this period but not necessarily for the full duration).
10th April-14th April - permission to close the road to all traffic
Full details here (link).

Development along Crawley Down Road (Posted 22/03/2017)

Crawley Down rdYou may not be aware of the fact that our neighbours, Mid Sussex have been allowing development at the back of houses in Crawley Down Road.That has led to these potential developments having to seek permission from Tandridge to allow vehicular access onto Crawley Down Road.....More

Gatwick newsletter (Posted 22/03/2017)

aircraftHere is the latest newsletter from Gatwick, highlighting issues involving/affecting Gatwick (link).

Defibrillator training (Posted 22/03/2017)

defib cartoonFelbridge Parish Council have been instrumental in securing a defibrillator, which is now installed at the village hall.Arrangements have now been made to provide training for anyone who wants to know how to use it. None of us know when we may be called upon to use such a piece of kit either here within the village or elsewhere.
Attached is a leaflet setting out the time and place for the training. ((link)

Reminder!!!! - report a Pothole online (Posted 14/03/2017)

potohole photoIf you report it online (link) you will get a reply within a few days stating the action to be taken by the council. If it is considered to be a safety issue then it is normally repaired within 7 days.

U3A East Grinstead (Posted on 14/03/2017)

Are you retired (or nearing retirement) and wondering what to do with your time? Then how about joining your local "U3A" organisation?
You may be wondering what on earth the "U3A" is? Well, it is "The University of the Third Age" movement....a unique and exciting organisation which provides, through its (local) U3As, life-enhancing and life-changing opportunities. Retired and semi-retired people come together and learn together, not for qualifications but for its own reward: the sheer joy of discovery! Find out more here U3A Link.

Girl Guide News in Felbridge (Posted 17/01/2017)

Girlguide logo Help wanted:
To collect Sainsbury's active kids vouchers. The vouchers scheme will start on 25th January and runs till 2nd May 2017 and we want to beat last years total of 3551 can you help?
We also have spaces for girls aged 10 14 at Guides and a new Senior section unit for girls aged 14 18 will be opening after half term.
Women helpers also wanted, aged 18+..... more

New Computer Club in Felbridge(Posted 16/01/2017)

PC cartoonAre you a computing enthusiast and enjoy learning new skills and keeping up with technology? If so, then you may be interested to know about a new computer club for residents of Felbridge and the surrounding area..... more

Gritting information for Felbridge(Posted 12/01/2017)

Gritspreader With the forecast of rain, snow and ice coming our way over the next 24+ hours you can get up to date gritting information here link

Report a Pothole online (Posted 12/01/2017)

Pothole Concerned about potholes in Felbridge? Then go online here and report it Link

Photos of Felbridge wanted. (Posted 06/01/2017)

Do you have any photos of Felbridge that you think could be used for the Website header picture? If so, then we would be very pleased if you would send us copies of your photos (in "jpeg" format) as we want to try to change the header picture regularly.

What does 2017 hold in store for Felbridge? (Posted 06/01/2017)

If you have any comments about what might (or will) be happening in Felbridge during 2017 that you would like us to put on the website then we would be delighted to hear from you.

Recycling and waste collection dates 2017 (Posted 31/12/2016)

To find out your local collection dates for 2017 click this Link type in your postcode

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

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