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Felbridge Parish Council Website

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Website   Gatwick Arrivals Review

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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Hells Angels Euro Run Event (Posted 31/05/2019)

Attached is a TDC press release which relates to a gathering of some 3,000 Hells Angels in this area between 30th May - 1st June to celebrate the 50th Anniversary of HAMC. There will be a "ride out" of some 700 bikes on Saturday 1st June between 2.0pm and 4.30pm, starting from Pease Pottage to Brighton sea front along the A23...(link)

Fake Talk Talk emails (Posted 31/05/2019)

Yet another email scam notification....attached is a police notice about a Talk Talk scam...(link) Never click on any links in emails or respond to messages that ask you for your personal or financial details.

Bulky Rubbish Clearance Weekends 2019 (Posted 04/04/2019)

Residents with large bulky items of rubbish, such as furniture that can't be re-used, can get rid of them at one of the bulky rubbish clearance weekends listed below. At each of the sites a rubbish vehicle will be available to take bulky goods. Saturday 4 May, Saturday 7 September, Saturday 30 November ....details here (link)

Quiz Night Sat May 11th (Posted 04/04/2019)

Attached is a flyer advertising a quiz night at the Felbridge Village hall. Early registration is welcomed....details here (link)

Felbridge Horticultural Society Spring Show (Posted 04/04/2019)

Felbridge & District Horticultural Society are holding the Spring show at the Felbridge village hall on Thurs evening April 18th...details here (link)

Annual Parish Council meeting (Posted 07/03/2019)

The Annual Parish Meeting of Felbridge Parish Council takes place on Thursday 4th April at 7.00pm in the Committee Room at Felbridge Village Hall.
All Felbridge residents are most welcome. Light refreshments will be served. Please email clerkfpc@aol.com to let us know if you would like to join us or if you have any questions.

New wheelie bins for rubbish on their way (Posted 07/03/2019)

Later this year the Council will be delivering a new, free, 180 litre wheelie bin to all households for their rubbish. This bin should be big enough for most households, as it holds around three full bags of rubbish. Smaller or larger bins or council bin bags for residents with access issues can be ordered by completing a form at (Link) by 30 April 2019 ....(More)

Felbridge Horicultural Society (Posted 07/03/2019)

Felbridge Horticultural Society have now published their programme of events for 2019 (More)

More BT SCAM emails! (Posted 07/03/2019)

There are so many different types of BT scams (committed by fraudsters) that are being sent via phone calls and emails now, that it is well worth spending a little time reviewing BT's "SCAM" advice information on their website (Link). Emails....do not click on any link in an email unless you are absolutely sure the email is genuine. Not sure!....go onto the BT website (link) above and check their advice first. Phone calls Don’t give out personal or financial details on the phone.

Are you Registered to Vote? (Posted 07/03/2019)

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Register to vote today or miss out on having your say. Tandridge District Council wants to encourage anyone who has not yet done so to go online at (www.gov.uk/register-to-vote) and register to vote in time for the district elections on 2 May. To be able to vote your name must be included in the Register of Electors and the deadline to register to vote is Friday 12 April. It only takes a few minutes to register online at www.gov.uk/register-to-vote. On Thursday 2 May voters in the Tandridge District will go to the polls to elect the local councillor to represent them on the council. People who are not registered will not be able to take part and have their say.

Tax Rise For Increased Policing (Posted 08/02/2019)

Following our recent report regarding the PCC's consultation on next year's proposed council tax increase for extra policing (link), we have news that funding has now been approved for 100 extra officers in Surrey by the county's Police and Crime Panel.... (More)

Reminder-Brighton Line closure (Posted 08/02/2019)

Brighton rail line closure notice

This is a reminder for those of you that need to travel to Brighton that the line will be closed between 16th to 24th February 2019. See details below...link

St Catherine's Hospice Events (Posted 08/02/2019)

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St Catherine's Hospice have some very exciting events coming up this year and we need your help to spread the word! We have three walking events coming up:

  • Our annual Midnight Walk in June 2019...(Link)
  • A 5 Peak Challenge to the Lake District in June 2019...(Link),
  • A bespoke overseas trek across the Sahara Desert in March 2020...(Link)

Internet Router Scam! (Posted 26/01/2019)

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Some local residents have been receiving phone calls (usually automated) stating that there is a fault with their router and that they should "press 1" to be put through to and engineer who can fix the problem!
This is a scam!...do not press 1 or engage in conversation with the caller. There are several other versions of this type of scam being reported so just "hang-up".
If however you do have a real problem with your internet connection then find the phone number for your service provider (usually in the contract letter you received when you signed up with them) and call that number!

11A Crawley Down Road Development (Posted 26/01/2019)

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In June 2018 we reported that the planning application for this development had been refused (See "Archived news").
We have now been informed that planning permission has been granted by MSDC "on appeal"!
To our knowledge there is still no plan to improve the road layout from this development onto the Crawley Down road/A264 so it is inevitable that traffic in the area will become an even bigger problem... but not to MSDC! Not my problem emoji

HM Revenue Scam (Posted 10/01/2019)

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Action Fraud has experienced an increase in the reporting of malicious calls, voicemails, text messages or emails to members of the public purporting to be from HMRC. The fraudsters state that as a result of their non-payment of tax or other duty, the victim is liable to prosecution ....More informatin here (Link)

Community Cash Fund (Posted 10/01/2019)

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Healthwatch Surrey's Community Cash Fund has returned for its fourth year and applications can now be submitted. The closing date is 18 February 2019. The aim of the fund is to help small groups start projects which improve health and wellbeing in the local community. More details here


Have your say on next year’s police funding (Posted 10/01/2019)

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The PCC is going out to consultation on next year's proposed council tax for policing. The consultation survey can be found here:(Link) and the wepage providing more information here: (Link) The survey will remain open until 28th January for residents to provide their views on this matter.

Beware of White Van (Posted 10/01/2019)

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Over the last weekend there has been an old white transit van (index HG04DND) around the village with two occupants. They have been walking onto people's property, having a good look around and "lifting" anything that isn't tied down.. The vehicle was seen in Tithe Orchard and also in Mill Lane. All the incidents have been reported to the police. It seems that this vehicle or possibly one displaying the same index has also been active down in Wiltshire!!

Felbridge Village Hall (Posted 10/01/2019)

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The FVH Trustees are looking for 2 new members to join the team. The Committee meets every 8 weeks at the hall to discuss the running of the hall. Offers to help with small tasks throughout the year are appreciated. Anyone wishing to join should contact the Chairman, Linda Hainge via the Parish Council website Link

TV Licence Scam (Posted 22/12/2018)

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A resident has raised an alert to the fact there is an email scam going about concerning TV Licensing. It seems there are several versions of this scam and the TV licensing authority has issue advice on what to do if you believe you have received one of these emails here....(link).

Smart Motorway’s (Posted 22/12/2018)

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What to do if your vehicle breaks down whilst within a section of a smart Motorway
The attached document published by Highways England contains information on what to do if you need to stop in an emergency on a smart motorway?....Link

Xmas Recycling/Rubbish Collection (Posted 22/12/2018)

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Check your collection dates here for Xmas 2018 and also through to next Dec 2019...(link)

Say NO to Gatwick master plan

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Gatwick launched its 5/15-year master plan on (18th October) in it detailing the usage of the emergency runway and safeguarding the land for a second runway, providing details of a three-runway airport. The consultation runs for 12 weeks and finishes at 5pm on 10th January 2019. To Submit your objections go to the CAGNE site (link)

Gatwick airport takeoff scares!

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The Daily Telegraph includes a report that "Pilots have blamed ’bad signage’ at Gatwick Airport after nearly running out of runway while taking off." They also state that between September 2017 and March this year there have been five aircraft that failed to take-off from the right location at Gatwick’s standby runway!....(see article)

Internet BT Scam Alert

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We have reports of yet another BT scam appearing on people’s screens telling the recipient that costs are increasing The message goes on to ask and asks the recipient to log in to a link on the screen to view amendments....DON’T it’s a scam.

A gentle security reminder (Posted 06/12/2018)

Attached is a circulation from Surrey Police about how to protect your property


W.I - Stall at Bluebell Railway on th December (Posted 06/12/2018)

Attached is a flyer from our local (Felbridge) Women’s Institute advertising the fact that they are hosting a stall at The Bluebell Railway on Saturday th December. Your support is very welcomed (


Walk Leaders Wanted (Posted 06/12/2018)

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Do you enjoy walking, good company and also have time to spare? East Surrey Walking for Health is recruiting volunteers to lead on their Lingfield Byways walk – every Monday 10:15 – 11:45

(Details). Full training will be given(Details).

Fly Tippers in the area again (Posted 29/11/2018)

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Fly tipping is back again, this time at Hedgecourt lake. TDC are making arrangements to remove the rubbish asap, however residents are asked to be vigilant and report any cars, vans or lorries with rubbish on board behaving suspiciously....


Brighton Rail Line 9 day closure (Feb 2019) (Posted 29/11/2018)

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Network Rail’s Brighton Main Line improvement project will see a nine-day closure of the rail route between Brighton and Three Bridges stations, including Lewes to Three Bridges, from 16th to 24th February 2019. GTR held a stakeholder session on 9 November which Tom Crowley, Chair Designate attended to hear GTR’s update on the weekend work to date and an overview of the plans so far for the alternative train and bus operation during the closure in February. For the latest information on the project click.....


M23 Night Closures update( (Posted 29/11/2018)

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Attached is the latest information coming out from Kier/Highways England about the works being carried out on the M23.(link)

Archived News (Updated 11/01/2018)

To see older news articles please select the Archived News tab.

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