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Important Notice – Defibrillator not working

There is a fault with the defibrillator on the wall outside the Red Lion Public House. The necessary authorities have been informed. However this does mean that the Ambulance Service have de-activated the service temporarily.

In case of emergency. 999 should still be dialled.

David Beck
Horley Parish Clerk.

Horley Parish Council Meeting on Thurs 20th October at 7.30pm

A meeting of the Parish Council will be held in the Old Schoolrooms at:

 7.30 pm on Thursday 20th October 2022  

The meeting is open to the public.  Anyone wishing to address the Council on an item appearing on the agenda is requested to notify the Clerk of the Council two days in advance of the meeting.

Agenda items:

1) Apologies for absence
2) Declaration of Interests
3) Minutes of the Meeting held on 28th July 2022
4) Matters arising
5) Finance
– Bank Statement to 30 September 2022
– Financial Year End 2021/2022
– 2022/23 Budget Monitoring Report
6) Relevant Correspondence
7) Wroxton Lane Parking – update
8) Community Governance Review – update
9) Dates of next Council meetings
10) Any other urgent business


David Beck

Clerk to Horley Parish Council or 0785 2998172

Service at St Etheldreda’s on Thursday 22nd September

In St Etheldreda’s on Thursday September 22nd at 7:30pm we will welcome and license The Revd Guy Edwards as the House for Duty priest in the Ironstone Benefice. He will be living in Horley Vicarage with his wife Jessie. His work will take him to all the villages of Hanwell, Hornton, Shenington, Alkerton, Balscote, Wroxton and Drayton.

All welcome to come along on 22nd to meet Guy and Jessie.

A Message from Horley Parish Council and Parochial Church Council

It is with great sadness that we heard from Buckingham Palace of the death of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II on Thursday 8th September 2022.

In common with the rest of the nation, the church bell will toll from 12 noon today, Friday.

In addition, a book of condolence will be made available in the Church from tomorrow, Saturday, for those wishing to pay their respects.   There is also an opportunity to pay your respects on-line to the e-book of condolences on

IRONSTONE Chamber Music – Festival Mass on Sunday 11th September 2022

The Ironstone Chamber Music Festival will conclude with a Festival Mass:

Sunday 11th September at 11:00 am

St Etheldreda’s Church, HORLEY

Celebrant: The Reverend David Pym

Conductor: Dr Ivan Moseley

Organist: David Kyle

Missa Brevis by Mozart K259 in C major.

This will be accompanied by the Ironstone Singers and Strings

with Organ continuo.

All are welcome!

IRONSTONE Chamber Music Festival 9th and 10th September 2022

A reminder of this unique chamber music festival taking place in Horley and Hornton on the weekend of 9th and 10th September, followed by  a sung Mass in Horley Church at 11am on the 11th September. Possibly the last chance to hear international musicians in our church.

Ticket prices are: Evening concerts £22 and Saturday lunchtime Coffee Concert £15.
Festival Pass: £55 for all three concerts.  Pre-booking advised.

See posters below for more information and visit

Attempted break-in

There was an attempted break in at one of the houses in the village sometime between Wednesday and Sunday. The Police have been informed and have been in touch with immediate neighbours. Please be on the look-out for further suspicious activity.