Horsell Residents' Association

A member of the Horsell, Surrey and Woking communities

About Horsell Residents' Association

Horsell Residents' Association was formed in 1965 as a non-political group open to all adult residents of Horsell. It exists as "the independent voice of Horsell" to:

1. promote, uphold and protect the interests of residents in matters that affect Horsell and its environs.

2. bring those matters to the notice of relevant bodies and accordingly keep its members informed.

3. support and promote social and benevolent activities for the general benefit of Horsell residents

Horsell Residents' Association upholds these aims activities including: publishing the quarterly magazine - The Resident - delivered by volunteers to all households; organising a Horsell Village Show and also through support of Horsell' community action team the Second Thursday Club.

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Latest posts

Horsell Monthly Litter Pick, Saturday 15 September @10am

Posted on behalf of Second Thursday Club
The Horsell Litter Pick takes place on the 3rd Saturday of every month.

Usually we meet in Queen Elizabeth Gardens.

All equipment supplied, hope to see you there.
When
15 Sep 2018 at 10:00am
Where
Queen Elizabeth Gardens
High Street
Horsell
GU21 4SS

Horsell Flowerpot Festival Summer 2018

The Flowerpot Festival in Horsell is running throughout the summer months from 23rd June and has been extended until the end of August.

It is simple and free to enter, just make a flowerpot creation and display it in your front garden, shop window, forecourt. Take a photo if you like and put it on The Horsell Wire Facebook page.

Click here for the trail map.

To get your flowerpot creation on the map, please send a picture and the location of your creation to:

secondthursdayclub@horsellresidents.com

We will put it on the trail map without your exact address just using a pin with the general location.

For more information about the festival please go to https://hra.interests.me

If you have any questions, need some flowerpots or have flowerpots to spare please email: secondthursdayclub@horsellresidents.com
When
25 Aug 2018
until 31 Aug 2018

Horsell Wednesday Weekly walks - every Wednesday @ 9:50am for 10am

Posted on behalf of Second Thursday Club
Explore the local footpaths and countryside: it’s sociable and good for your health!

Each walk lasts about 90 minutes but there will always be the option for a shorter loop. We will always arrive back in the High Street. People of any age and fitness are welcome. Most walks are do-able with a buggy. This is not a club nor is there any fee. There will always be someone to talk to or just enjoy the singing of the birds and the quiet of the footpaths.

  • When: Every Wednesday at 9.50am ready to start at 10am
  • Duration: Return by 12noon at the latest
  • Where: Meet by the village notice board, High Street (outside The Beijing Restaurant)
  • Bring: Water and insect cream advisable (and sometimes waterproofs!) and good footwear.
For more information contact: Caroline on 01483 767980 or just turn up.
When
29 Aug 2018 at 10:00am
Where
Outside The Beijing Restaurant
High Street
Horsell
GU21 4SY

Horsell Wednesday Weekly walks - 22 August @ 9:50am for 10am

Posted on behalf of Second Thursday Club
Explore the local footpaths and countryside: it’s sociable and good for your health!

Each walk lasts about 90 minutes but there will always be the option for a shorter loop. We will always arrive back in the High Street. People of any age and fitness are welcome. Most walks are do-able with a buggy. This is not a club nor is there any fee. There will always be someone to talk to or just enjoy the singing of the birds and the quiet of the footpaths.

  • When: Every Wednesday at 9.50am ready to start at 10am
  • Duration: Return by 12noon at the latest
  • Where: Meet by the village notice board, High Street (outside The Beijing Restaurant)
  • Bring: Water and insect cream advisable (and sometimes waterproofs!) and good footwear.
For more information contact: Caroline on 01483 767980 or just turn up.
When
22 Aug 2018 at 10:00am
Where
Outside The Beijing Restaurant
High Street
Horsell
GU21 4SY

Horsell STC Community Meeting - Thursday 13 September @ 8pm

Posted on behalf of Second Thursday Club
We have a new venue - the Horsell Parish Institute - 119 High Street in Horsell (next to the Village Hall)

Everyone who lives or works in Horsell is welcome at the Second Thursday Club. It's an informal gathering of local people to discuss all the things that are going on locally, to come up with new ideas or help others to develop theirs. Our aim is to make Horsell a better place to live and work!

Things on the agenda for this month's meeting include:

  • Community events including the Horsell Christmas Market, Horsell Wednesday Weekly Walks
  • Fundraising activities such as the Horsell Calendar and the proposed Horsell Cake and Bake Book
  • Helping to make Horsell an even better place to live by tidying the village and our green spaces with the Woodlanders
  • Planning commemorations for 100 years since the end of World War I
  • Horsell Prepared Horsell's resilience plan to deal with community-wide problems
Come along and listen or contribute and find out more for our plans. We're always looking for new volunteers to help as much or as little as you can manage. Everyone is welcome!
When
13 Sep 2018 at 8:00pm
Where
Horsell Parish Institute
119 High Street
Horsell
GU21 4SS

Horsell Thursday Evening walks - every Thursday @ 7:20pm until the end of August

Posted on behalf of Second Thursday Club
Weekly Thursday evening walks meeting at 7:20pm in front of the Beijing restaurant ready to start at 7:30 pm. (They will go on until the end of August. This is in addition to the Wednesday morning walks)

Open to anyone who enjoys a walk and talk. The walks follow footpaths in Horsell, on Horsell Common and along the Basingstoke Canal.

  • Time: Allow 1.5 hrs or 2 hours per walk.
  • Bring: Water and insect cream advisable and good footwear.
  • Just turn up. Free of charge.
Refreshments at the end of the walk once back in the High Street.

For more information or if you can offer to lead a walk, call Caroline or Geoff on 01483 767980
When
30 Aug 2018 at 7:30pm
Where
Outside The Beijing Restaurant
High Street
Horsell
GU21 4SY

Horsell Thursday Evening walk - 23 August @ 7:20pm

Posted on behalf of Second Thursday Club
Weekly Thursday evening walks meeting at 7:20pm in front of the Beijing restaurant ready to start at 7:30 pm. (They will go on until the end of August. This is in addition to the Wednesday morning walks)

Open to anyone who enjoys a walk and talk. The walks follow footpaths in Horsell, on Horsell Common and along the Basingstoke Canal.

  • Time: Allow 1 - 1.5 hrs hours per walk.
  • Bring: Water and insect cream advisable and good footwear.
  • The days are getting shorter and so will the walks and we will aim to get back in the light but depending on the speed of the group we may get back in twilight so please bring a torch or phone with a light on it.
  • Just turn up. Free of charge.
Refreshments at the end of the walk once back in the High Street.

For more information or if you can offer to lead a walk, call Caroline or Geoff on 01483 767980
When
23 Aug 2018 at 7:30pm
Where
Outside The Beijing Restaurant
High Street
Horsell
GU21 4SY

Action Counters Terrorism

Surrey Police is urging the public to help the police tackle terrorism and save lives by reporting suspicious behaviour and activity. Communities defeat terrorism. With the enduring terrorist threat, it is now more important than ever that everyone plays their part in tackling terrorism. Your actions could save lives.

How can I report?

Reporting is quick and easy. You can report in confidence online via a secure form: www.gov.uk/ACT. Alternatively, you can call the police confidentially on 0800 789 321.

All reports are kept confidential and you can report anonymously.

In an emergency always call 999.

Upcoming events

  • Horsell Wednesday Weekly walk - 22 August @ 9:50am for 10am
  • Horsell Thursday Evening weekly walk - 23 August 7:20pm for 7:30pm
  • Horsell Flowerpot Festival until the end of August.

Further details on all these events can be found below or at hra.interests.me.

How to report fly-tipping & your responsibilities for waste disposal

Reporting fly-tipping

Fly tipping is a continuing issue on some roads in Horsell and on the edges of the village on Horsell Common. This week a fridge freezer was dumped on South Road actually on the highway. Please find details below on how to report fly tipping so that it is removed.

1. If a road is blocked and is impassable, report fly-tipping on the highway to Surrey County Council.

2. If waste is tipped in other areas in Horsell, report fly-tipping to Woking Borough Council.

Householder responsibilities for waste disposal

Surrey County Council have issued a reminder of householder responsibilities when having waste removed. Your waste is your responsibility - make sure your builder won’t fly-tip it. Find out more about what you can do to stamp out fly-tipping in Surrey - Visit bit.ly/2cJpi3F