Category Archives: Posts by Parish Council

VE Day 8th May 2080

Advance Notice of Significant Event in 2020

8 May 2020 is the 75th anniversary of VE day, the day in 1945 when the second world war in Europe finally came to an end.  The armed forces charity, SSAFA, are planning activities to mark the occasion, and are encouraging members of the public and community groups to become involved.  They have written to Horley Parish Council asking for the Council’s assistance in publicising the event.

SSAFA are asking for church bells to be rung at 7.00pm on Friday the the 8th, and that church services of commemoration be held on Sunday the 10th.  In between they encourage communities to celebrate the anniversary through parties and other such community events.  If anyone is interested in becoming involved, or organising a community event, they are recommended to visit the SSAFA website set up for this anniversary at www.veday.org.

More information from the SSAFA can also be seen in 19-10-17-ve-day-letter

Next Parish Council Meeting is on Thursday October 17th

The next Parish Council Meeting will take place at 7.30 on Thursday October 17th in the Old School Room. The meeting is open to the public, and if anyone wishes to address the Council on any of the items on the agenda, please notify David Marriott on  0787 2930030 or email horleyparishclerk@btinternet.com before the meeting. Whilst there is no absolute right to do this, the Chairman has the authority to permit it if he chooses to do so.

The Agenda Items comprise:

  • Apologies for absence
  • Declaration of Interests
  • Minutes of the meeting held on 8th August
  • Matters arising
  • Appointment of a new Member of the Council
  • Finance : 2019/20 budget monitoring report to 30 September 2019
  • Parking issues at Wroxton Lane
  • County Highway matters
  • Planning Report
  • Assets of Community Value
  • Applications for charitable and other donations
  • Reports from External Organisations
  • Date of next meetings : Thursday 16th January 2020 – 7.30 pm
  • Any other urgent business 

For full details of items and reports see 19 10 17 Agenda

Reminder – Hornton Lane To Be Closed from Monday

Hornton Lane to be closed from Monday September 30th for up to 2 weeks.

Oxfordshire County Council have arranged the closure of this road in order to deal with the badger sett undermining the road. The closure is from 30 September for up to 2 weeks.

The works taking place are between Glebe Farm and the Millers Lane junction into Hornton. Provision will be made for pedestrians and cyclists only to pass through the working area. OCC will be arranging for appropriate signage to be erected, including a diversion to avoid the works. See below for the diversion route and here for a copy of the letter sent to affected residents.

Hornton Lane To Be Closed from September 30th – October 14th

Hornton Lane to be closed from Monday September 30th thru Monday October 14th

Oxfordshire County Council have arranged the closure of this road in order to deal with the badger sett undermining the road. Although the closure is from 30 September until 14 October it is likely to be reopened as soon as the work is completed.

The works taking place are between Glebe Farm and the Millers Lane junction into Hornton.  OCC will be arranging for appropriate signage to be erected, including a diversion to avoid the works.

New Parish Councillor Wanted

As a result of the resignation of Jennifer Cross, there is now a vacancy on Horley Parish Council.  Formal notice relating to this vacancy has been published by the Returning Officer at Cherwell District Council .

Shortly the Council expects to be looking for someone who is interested in becoming a Councillor. Would you like to  represent our village and continue to help make Horley a great place to live? If anyone is interested in doing so, please contact the Clerk, David Marriott on  horleyparishclerk@btinternet.com.  Anyone who would like to find out more about what is involved is invited to call David on 07872 930030.

Next Parish Council Meeting is on Thursday August 8th

The next Parish Council Meeting will take place at 7.30 on Thursday August 8th in the Old School Room. The meeting is open to the public, and if anyone wishes to address the Council on any of the items on the agenda, please notify Chairman of the Council, John Tite, on 01295 738334 before the meeting. Whilst there is no absolute right to do this, the Chairman has the authority to permit it if he chooses to do so.

The Agenda Items comprise:

  • Apologies for absence
  • Declaration of Interests
  • Minutes of the meeting held on 16th May
  • Matters arising
  • Finance : 2019/20 budget monitoring report to 30 June 2019
  • Land adjoining the Old Council Houses, Wroxton Lane
  • County Highway matters
  • Planning Report
  • Assets of Community Value
  • Applications for charitable and other donations
  • Horley Camping and Caravan Site
  • Reports from External Organisations
  • Date of next meetings : Thursday 17 October 2019 – 7.30 pm
  • Any other urgent business 

For full details of items and reports see 19 08 08 agenda

Road Repairs on Wroxton Lane 24 -27 July

Drainage work and carriageway patching on Wroxton Lane is programmed by Oxfordshire county council from July 24 for 3 days.

The plan is to install a new offlet and larger diameter pipe to outfall into the stream opposite Horley Mill, and resurface the rough bits of road and re-profile around the gullys opposite Brook House to hopefully avoid water ponding issues.

The existing offlet opposite Horley Mill will be moved slightly towards the bridge, and the pipe trench hand dug because of the services to align the pipe through the gate so it doesn’t kink as now.