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BILLINGSHURST

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2018 - 2019


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WELCOME

Welcome

HORTICULTURAL

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MEDICAL

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UNDER 5s

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to the annual Billingshurst Village Directory. One of a series of Village Directories in Sussex. This directory is delivered free of charge to every home and business in Billingshurst and the surrounding area.

MUSIC & DRAMA

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ADULT EDUCATION

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It contains details of the local clubs, societies, churches etc. In fact all the information that is useful to residents. Village Directories keep residents informed, shopping locally and using local services. Our aim is to support the community and the directory devotes 50% of its content free of charge to useful local information. This publication is made entirely possible by local trades and services who advertise. Please make every effort to support them and to mention that you saw the advert in The Billingshurst Village Directory. We hope you find the Directory useful and that you keep it to hand for the whole year until the next one arrives.

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ART & HISTORY

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COMMUNITY

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SCHOOLS

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CHARITIES

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CLUBS & SOCIETIES

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SERVICE ORGs

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CHURCHES

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GUIDING & SCOUTING 19 CIVIC AMENITIES 20 /21 WOMEN’S INTERESTS 21 INDEXES

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HORTICULTURAL & CONSERVATION CLUBS & SOCIETIES BILLINGSHURST HORTICULTURAL SOC.

HORSHAM NATURAL HISTORY SOCIETY

The Society is more than 120 years old and holds monthly meetings with talks on horticultural subjects, they also have occasional coach outings. Hold a flower show on the third Saturday in August. Annual membership £5 per person, Visitors are always welcome.

Welcomes members from villages surrounding Horsham. We hold a variety of events to cover all aspects of natural history.

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Women’s Hall 1st Wednesday monthly 8 pm (During the winter months, November-May) Beryl Barraclough 01403784599

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For winter lectures between Sept & March Mon 7.30 pm Wesley Hall, London Road Horsham Roger Patterson 01403 790637 07976 306 492 roger-patterson@btconnect.com www.hnhs.org.uk

WISBOROUGH GREEN BEE KEEPERS

CENTRAL SUSSEX BEEKEEPERS ASSOC.

We are a progressive and friendly group who encourage all those who have an interest in honeybees and hive products, whether they are beekeepers or not. We have a class of membership for those who don’t own bees, but would like to come to meetings and receive our monthly newsletter. CONTACT: Gordon Allan TELEPHONE: 01798 343470

WEBSITE:

Are you thinking of keeping bees? Wherever you live in the country, harvesting honey from your own bees is a very rewarding experience - why not learn to become a beekeeper with us? Maybe you are a beekeeper already and want to join a local Association? If so, you’re in the right place. We are affiliated to the British Beekeeping Association (BBKA). We also run training courses. www.centralsussexbka.org.uk MEDICAL

BILLINGSHURST EMERGENCY ASSISTANCE TEAM (BEAT) The Billingshurst area’s volunteer Community First Responders who attend 999 ambulance calls to provide vital treatment to patients while the ambulance is on its way. WEBSITE: TELEPHONE:

www.beatresponders.org.uk 07930 416835

NHS 111 111 is the NHS non-emergency number. It’s fast, easy and free from landlines and mobile phones. Call 111 and speak to a highly trained adviser, supported by healthcare professionals. They will ask you a series of questions to assess your symptoms and immediately direct you to the best medical care for you.

BILLINGSHURST SURGERY Roman Way Billingshurst W. Sussex RH14 9QZ TELEPHONE: 01403 782931 WEBSITE: www.billingshurstsurgery.co.uk SURGERY: Please contact the Surgery or visit our website for appointments, clinic times and the services that we offer. THE MARY HOW TRUST FOR CANCER PREVENTION (Health Screening Charity) Pulborough Primary Care Centre, Spiro Close, Pulborough, RH20 1FG TELEPHONE: EMAIL: WEBSITE:

01798 877640 contact@maryhowtrust.org www.maryhowtrust.org

SOCIAL SERVICES Adult Services (Carepoint) TELEPHONE: 01243 642121 Children’s Services TELEPHONE: 01243 642555

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UNDER 5s DAUXWOOD PRE-SCHOOL

MONTESSORI NURSERY SCHOOL

We are a charity run preschool that was rated outstanding in all areas following our Ofsted inspection in 2016. The aim of the group is to enable the children to learn through play in a relaxed, friendly, encouraging, safe and caring environment. A team of qualified staff care for a maximum of twenty-four children per session. Children can start at Dauxwood from 2 and a half years old.

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Natts Lane, Lower Station Road Mon, Wed, Fri 9.00 - 3.00 pm Tues, Thurs 9.00 - 4.00 pm 01403 785212 manager@dauxwood.co.uk www.dauxwood.co.uk

ST GABRIEL’S PLAYGROUP for children 2-5 years OFSTED rating Good. Activities are planned for the individual child to build on their next steps. Resources are available both inside and outside in the large garden area. Our professionally trained staff guide children in their learning and development and believe in letting them create their own curriculum based on their interests and environment.

Coolham Village Hall Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday: 8.30 am - 3 pm Friday 8.30 am - 12.30pm Sue Tully 01403 741101 (School hours only)

WAKOOS CENTRE4CHILDREN Day Nursery & Pre-School (3 months to 5 years) We have sites at Billingshurst and Petworth and we offer a Breakfast Club, After School Club. We run Holiday Clubs in the summer for 5 years up to 11 year olds MEET: CONTACT: EMAIL: WEBSITE:

Station Road, Billingshurst, RH14 9RY 01403 786800 office@wakoos.co.uk www.wakoos.co.uk

NATIONAL CHILDBIRTH TRUST CONTACT:

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MEET: St Gabriel’s Church Hall PLAYGROUP SESSIONS: Mon - Fri 8.45am - 4.15pm EMAIL: stgabrielsplaygroup@gmail.com TELEPHONE: 07512650699 WEBSITE: www.stgabrielsplaygroup.co.uk RAINBOW TODDLERS Be part of a friendly group run by Billingshurst Family Church. We organise coffee mornings, outings and summer and Christmas parties. Fun for all, with toys, books, baby area, craft tables and singing circle. MEET: CONTACT:

(term time only) Billingshurst Community Centre Every Monday 10.00 - 11.30 am 01403 786706 (answerphone)

We help over 1,700 people of all ages in the Horsham district to feel safe and maintain independence in their own home for longer. • • • • •

Do you live alone? Are you worried about falling? Are you forgetful? Have you had a medical emergency? Do you feel unsafe in your own home?

WE WANT TO HELP YOU Telephone: 01403 215230

Email: community.link@horsham.gov.uk Website: www.horsham.gov.uk

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MUSIC, DRAMA & DANCE BILLINGSHURST CHORAL SOCIETY

SLINFOLD CONCERT BAND

The Choral Society has been performing a wide range of choral works in Billingshurst and the wider region for 30 years now, and has gained a reputation for inspired and accurate performances. We have approximately 100 members, but new members are always very welcome – we enjoy our singing, so do come and join us! CONTACT: David Eckford TELEPHONE: 07799 687790 WEBSITE: www.billingshurstchoralsociety.org

An all ages band meeting weekly. Brass and percussion players and other instrumentalists are always in demand. Appears regularly at venues in the south of England.

BILLINGSHURST DRAMATIC SOCIETY

WEBSITE: www.slinfoldconcertband.org HORSHAM AMATEUR OPERATIC &  DRAMATIC SOCIETY (HAODS) We present two major productions a year at the Capitol Theatre. We also do other things like plays and festivals. For more information on this and other activities see www.haods.co.uk or

We produce two shows a year and an evening EMAIL: newmembers@haods.co.uk of entertainment for the patrons. We also run informal play readings throughout the year. New members are most welcome (both backstage and onstage), or if you want to support us you can become a patron. WEBSITE: www.billingshurstdramaticsociety.com TWITTER: @BilliDramaSoc FACEBOOK: /BillingshurstDramaticSociety EMAIL: billingshurstdramaticsociety@gmail.com

ADULT EDUCATION THE COLLEGE OF RICHARD COLLYER Hurst Road,Horsham, West Sussex RH12 2EJ TELEPHONE: EMAIL: WEBSITE:

01403 210822 admin@collyers.ac.uk www.collyers.ac.uk

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S A Bromley BA Hons, MEd

A sixth form based in Horsham with approx 1,700 full-time 16-19 and 500 adult education evening students. Most students study A Levels with an average A2 pass rate of 99%. The college also offers day time BTEC vocational provision and evening classes in a range of A levels, GCSE’s and professional qualifications. Intermediate and Advanced Apprenticeships are also on offer.

ASPIRE SUSSEX LIMITED Provide courses throughout the county for Adults over 16 years. TELEPHONE: 01273 840700 E-MAIL: enquiries@aspiresussex.org.uk WEBSITE: www.aspiresussex.org.uk ARUN VALLEY U3A Keep your mind active in retirement. Informal daytime study groups for the retired and semi-retired held in members’ homes or local halls. Many interest groups covering a large range of subjects and activities WEBSITE:

www.arunvalleyu3a.org.uk

W.E.A. BILLINGSHURST A National Association offering educational courses for adults arranged mainly through the W.E.A. voluntary branches in each area. TELEPHONE: 01798 815601 Email: info@villagedirectories.com Web: www.villagedirectories.com

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ART & HISTORY TWO COUNTIES ART & CRAFT SOCIETY (Formerly Billingshurst Art Society) Furthers appreciation and interest in art and craft. Demonstrations throughout the year. Two exhibitions a year, May and November at Wallis Wood Village Hall. Leisure painting with a friendly and helpful atmosphere. MEET: CONTACT: TELEPHONE:

Wallis Wood Village Hall 7.30 pm 1st Monday (September - June) Mrs J Mitchell 01306 627322

SHIPLEY HISTORY SOCIETY A friendly, informal society for anyone interested in local history, we organise talks during the autumn and winter months and walks and visits in the spring and summer. Non-members are always welcome. MEET: Approx 4 - 5 times a year, usually 3rd Thursday at 7.30pm in the Andrew Hall, Shipley. CONTACT: Jean Wright, Membership Sec. TELEPHONE: 01403 741986 EMAIL: shipley.history.secretary@gmail.com WEBSITE: shipleyparishcouncil.org.uk

BILLINGSHURST LOCAL HISTORY SOCIETY A society for those interested in local history. We meet monthly during the winter with speakers on varied subjects. During the Summer we organise outings to places of interest. Non-members are welcome. MEET: 2nd Thursday monthly (October - April) 7.30 pm Community Centre Membership £15 Visitors £3 CONTACT: Duncan Reynolds TELEPHONE: 01403782059 SOUTH DOWNS DECORATIVE AND FINE ARTS SOCIETY Your Rural NADFAS Invitation for a year long programme of 10 inspiring LECTURES, enjoyable VISITS, MEMBERS MAGAZINE, SPECIAL STUDY DAYS and more. “Enriching lives through all the Arts”. We warmly welcome Visitors, Students and New Members. Membership available, to book a taster session please contact Hilary. WHEN: WHERE: CONTACT:

On the first Wednesday morning each month Fittleworth Village Hall. Hilary 01403 785302

Des Bone Limited Pest Control Services (24 Hours) Annual Contracts * Free Estimates Wasps - Hornets - Fleas – Rodents – Moles Ants - Pigeons - Squirrels - Cluster Flies - Moths Specialist Bird & Squirrel proofing Electric Fly Killers/Insect Screens BPCA Trained & Prompt Registered Technicians

01403 786100 or www.desbone.co.uk

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SPORT & LEISURE BILLINGSHURST ANGLING SOCIETY We fish the River Arun and lease just over six miles between Bignor Woods in the north down through Rowner Mill and Lordings Mill as far as Lee Place in the south. We also have five lakes, three at Alfold, one at Shillinglee, near Plaistow, and Jubilee Field Lake near the pavilion. Membership is open to all, with concessionary rates for students and pensioners. New members are always welcome. CONTACT: TELEPHONE: EMAIL:

Mr P. Stockwood 01403 372750 secretary@billingshurstas.co.uk

RIDING FOR THE DISABLED ASSOCIATION A charitable organisation to provide riding and carriage driving for adults and children with physical or learning disabilities. Volunteer helpers and fund raisers always needed. CONTACT: TELEPHONE: EMAIL: WEBSITE:

Mrs. Janice Massey 01403 700260 Janice.m@btinternet.com www.rda.org.uk

COUNTRYMAN GUN CLUB Clay Pigeon Shooting CONTACT: David Meadows TELEPHONE: 01403 741379 E-MAIL: d.meadows377@btinternet.com BILLINGSHURST CRICKET CLUB The Club has three adult teams who play league cricket on Saturdays and there are also colts teams with age groups from U9 to U16 who play in the Identilan League.

SPORTS & RECREATION ASSOCIATION SPORTS PAVILION Jubilee Field, Billingshurst TELEPHONE: 01403 783614 ROTHER VALLEY CROQUET CLUB We have two full size and 1 half size lawn at Duncton Recreation Ground and provide all equipment. Beginners and more experienced players welcome. Coaching given. We hold tournaments and matches with other clubs. MEET: Duncton Club House Next to Duncton Village Hall Most days Afternoon and/or evenings April - September CONTACT: Chris Coote TELEPHONE: 01243 773276 WEBSITE: www.rothervalleycroquet.co.uk HORSHAM DISTRICT SPORTS DEVELOPMENT A sports and recreation development team operating a community outreach service and after school clubs. Also on offer are youth activities, outreach programme, coach education, school/club links and a residential homes service. CONTACT: 01403 215640 WEBSITE: www.hdsd.org.uk BILLINGSHURST FOOTBALL CLUB (Senior)

Plays in the Southern Combination League and the West Sussex Football League. They have 3 Saturday teams. The 1st eleven play in Southern Combination Football League MEET: Jubilee Field for practice and matches Division 1, Reserves compete in West Sussex Colts Practice: Tues eve during the season. Div 2 and the 3rd in West Sussex Div 4. New Adults Practice: Wed and Fri evenings during the members including juniors welcome. Training season. on Tuesday. Matches played at the Football CONTACT: Guy Hollander Club Jubilee Fields. TELEPHONE: 01403 785274 CONTACT: Kevin Tilley TELEPHONE: 01403 783614 EMAIL: kevtilley@btinternet.com

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SPORT & LEISURE BILLINGSHURST LAWN TENNIS CLUB

SHIPLEY SHORT MAT BOWLS

The Club enter teams in the Sussex League. New members are welcome. Junior and Senior Coaching available. Social events throughout the year.

A small friendly group - no dress code. No club entry charge, pay as you play. All equipment provided, refreshments available. New members and visitors always welcome.

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Tennis Courts (floodlit) at Lower Station Road Mixed club sessions Wednesday & Friday evenings Jo Chambers 01403 581266 www.billingshursttennisclub.com

WISBOROUGH GREEN STOOLBALL CLUB Plays in the West Division League in the Summer months. New members always welcome especially juniors. MEET: TELEPHONE:

The Green, Wisborough Green Monday & Wednesday evenings (May - September) 01403 783452

MEET: Andrew Hall, Shipley Tuesday from 7 pm - 9 pm CONTACT: Gillian Hood TELEPHONE: 01403 741531 BILLINGSHURST YOUTH FOOTBALL CLUB Our Club has Teams in both the Horsham Youth League and the South Surrey Youth League. We now also have teams in the Sussex County Women’s and Girls Football League. EMAIL: billingshurstyouthfc@gmail.com TWITTER: @Billingshurstyf FACEBOOK: Billingshurst Youth FC TELEPHONE: 07546 210221 (Club Chairman)

BILLINGSHURST BOWLING CLUB

CARRIAGE DRIVING FOR THE DISABLED

This is a club with a ‘friendly spirit’ open to ladies and gentlemen who play all through the summer. The Bowling Green is situated beyond Station Road Gardens next to the Weald School. Anyone interested just come along and try.

This is a group for people who are unable to ride but would like to learn Carriage Driving. This group also needs helpers. (No equestrian experience necessary)

CONTACT: Mrs B Barraclough TELEPHONE: 01403784599 WEBSITE: www.billingshurstbowlingclub.co.uk PD MOTORS 08:PD MOTORS

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PD Motors MOT

TESTING STATION Servicing and mechanical repairs on all cars and light commercial vehicles

Unit E4, Gillmans Industrial Estate Natts Lane, Billingshurst, West Sussex RH14 9EZ. Tel: 01403 786211 Email: info@pdmotors.co.uk www.pdmotors.co.uk

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SERVICE ORGANISATIONS SCHOOLS COMMUNITY BILLINGSHURST COMMUNITY TRANSPORT SCHEME

BILLINGSHURST COMMUNITY  PARTNERSHIP

Serving the parishes of Billingshurst, Kirdford, Loxwood, Plaistow, Ifold & Shipley, this scheme is for anyone unable to use public transport due to either disability or frailty. Volunteer drivers urgently needed. For information & bookings please phone

We are a voluntary organisation and our membership cover many of the local Billingshurst organisations and we are very active with a number of key projects within the community. BCP are always welcoming to anyone who would wish to attend our meetings and seek volunteers for our many projects.

TELEPHONE: 01403 787696 (Mon - Friday 9.30 - 11.00 am) HORSHAM DISTRICT COUNCIL COMMUNITY LINK TEAM The Community Link team help over 1700 people of all ages in the Horsham district to feel safe and maintain independence in their own home for longer. There is a full range of technologies that they use, and can recommend after an assessment of how you live your life. Give yourself peace of mind with Community Link, a personal alarm system that can be provided for anyone in their own home or for when out and about on a rental basis. Community Link provides a rapid response solution to any problem day or night. Available for anyone of any age and for any reason on a rental basis – people who feel vulnerable, living alone, disabled or in isolated areas. The cost for our most popular equipment is £3.65 a week for 24 hour, 365 days a year response to all your calls. It will give you peace of mind, a feeling of greater security, reduced feelings of isolation. HDC works in partnership with Sussex Police for members of the community who have been victims of bogus callers and also with the Fire Service installing smoke detectors for the vulnerable. For more information or a no obligation demonstration please call your local provider, Community Link.

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3rd Thursday in January, March, May, July, Sept and November. www.billingshurst.community.org

COMMUNITY MINI-BUS ASSOCIATION BILLINGSHURST BRANCH Please Support Your Local Mini-Bus Runs to Horsham, Worthing, Shoreham and Chichester together with outings to Eastbourne and occasional visits to garden centres. BOOKINGS: Geraldine Pike TELEPHONE: 01403 786147 DIVISIONAL ORGANISER: TELEPHONE:

Steve O’Dowd 01403 784428

EMAIL: billingshurst.minibus@btinternet.com SCHOOLS BILLINGSHURST PRIMARY SCHOOL Upper Station Road, Billingshurst, RH14 9RE TELEPHONE 01403 782789 EMAIL: office@billingshurstprimary.org.uk. WEBSITE: www.billingshurstprimary.org.uk HEADTEACHER: Miss Helen Williamson CHAIR OF GOVERNORS: Mrs Bik-Kay Talbot

A school for children aged 4 - 11 years within TELEPHONE: 01403 215230 close distance to the Weald Community EMAIL: community.link@horsham.gov.uk School. There is a good liaison between both establishments. Children are admitted in the September of the year in which they will reach their fifth Birthday.

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SCHOOLS THE WEALD

THE FOREST SCHOOL ‘Where Boys Learn Best’

A West Sussex Community School Station Road, Billingshurst, RH14 9RY

Comptons Lane, Horsham, West Sussex, RH13 5NT

TELEPHONE: 01403 787200 EMAIL: office@theweald.org.uk WEBSITE: www.theweald.org.uk HEADTEACHER: Mr Peter Woodman CHAIR OF GOVERNORS: Dr G Parr

TELEPHONE: 01403 261086 WEBSITE: www.theforestschool.com HEADTEACHER: Ms S Denning CHAIRMAN OF GOVERNORS: Mr C Purvis

The School buildings and fields are available for hire.

We are a high-achieving comprehensive school for boys aged 11-16. We provide a stimulating, happy and safe environment in which boys can learn, allowing every boy to develop his full potential and achieve his best whilst at Forest.Visitors are always welcome. Please contact the Headteacher’s PA for a prospectus or to arrange a visit.

TELEPHONE: 01403 787200 or Leisure Centre on 01403 787500 for sports facilities

MILLAIS SCHOOL

A comprehensive school for pupils from 11-18 years. The Community School adjoins Billingshurst Leisure Centre run by DC Leisure on behalf of HDC.

SHIPLEY C OF E PRIMARY SCHOOL School Lane, Shipley, Horsham, RH13 8PL. TELEPHONE. FAX: EMAIL: WEBSITE:

01403 741298 01403 741517 office@shipley.w-sussex.sch.uk www.shipleyceprimary.com

HEADTEACHER: Mrs J Harvey CHAIR OF GOVERNORS: Mrs P. Middleton-Burn Age Range: 4 - 11 years co-educational. The four vertically grouped classes with smaller than average class sizes are well supported by experienced staff. We are a friendly, caring and ambitious school promoting high expectations and exemplary standards of behaviour. WILLIAM PENN PRIMARY SCHOOL Brooks Green Road, Coolham, Horsham, West Sussex RH13 8GR TELEPHONE: FAX:

01403 741274 01403 741799

HEADTEACHER: Mr S Kear CHAIR OF GOVERNORS: Mrs Nicola Waters A village primary school set in its own pleasant grounds. We cater for children from 4-11 years old in four classes.

Depot Road, Horsham, West Sussex RH13 5HR TELEPHONE: 01403 254932 FAX: 01403 211729 HEADTEACHER Dr Alison Lodwick CHAIR OF GOVERNORS: Mrs E Barnes A 12 form entry, comprehensive school for girls aged from 11 to 16 years (1500 pupils) with a reputation for very high academic standards and a varied and stimulating curriculum including Chinese. TANBRIDGE HOUSE SCHOOL Farthings Hill, Guildford Road, Horsham TELEPHONE: FAX: EMAIL:

01403 263628 01403 211830 office@ths.uk.net

HEADTEACHER: Mr Jules White BA (Hons) Tanbridge House School is a co-educational Secondary School for 11-16 year olds. It is graded as an Outstanding school by Ofsted. Tanbridge House School strives to be “Exceptional Every Day” and staff are committed to ensuring that students have the best opportunities to develop their learning and to develop as people. For more information please see www. tanbridge-house-sch.co.uk

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SERVICE ORGANISATIONS SCHOOLS CHARITIES & ASSOCIATIONS FRIENDS OF INGFIELD

ROUNDABOUT TALKING NEWS

Ingfield Manor is a Non - Maintained Special School with day and weekly boarding provision for pupils aged 3-19 with cerebral palsy or similar complex needs. The FRIENDS group raise funds specifically for children who attend the Ingfield Campus by various fund raising activities including an annual summer Fete and Christmas Ball. If you are interested in becoming a FRIEND please

A thriving Talking Newspaper for the blind and partially sighted. Volunteers and new listeners welcome.

CONTACT: TELEPHONE: MEET: E-MAIL:

Don Newport 01403 250269 Regularly at Ingfield Manor School, Five Oaks, Billingshurst RH14 9AX don.newport@btinternet.com

DAME VERA LYNN CHILDREN’S CHARITY Dame Vera Lynn Children’s Charity offers an early intervention service for babies and children under five years of age with cerebral palsy and other motor learning difficulties. In the UK around 1,800 babies are diagnosed with cerebral palsy each year. We receive no statutory funding and rely entirely on the community to raise the funds needed each year to ensure that we can continue to provide this vital service to our families. TELEPHONE: 01444 473274 EMAIL info@dvlcc.org.uk WEBSITE www.dvlcc.org.uk ARTHRITIS RESEARCH UK The Billingshurst and District Branch is a busy fund-raising group. General enquiries, patient booklets and literature on all aspects of Arthritis are available. New members are always welcome. Donations gratefully received.

CONTACT: Howard Brake TELEPHONE: 01403 253849 FRIENDS OF ST CATHERINE’S HOSPICE BILLINGSHURST SUPPORT GROUP A group of local volunteers raising funds for St Catherine’s Hospice with a variety of events throughout the year. Charity Shop at Jengers Mead, Billingshurst. Volunteers always needed. CONTACT: TELEPHONE: SHOP OPEN:

Vivienne Baylie 01403 783785 Monday - Saturday 9.30 am - 4.00 pm

BILLINGSHURST MACMILLAN SUPPORT GROUP This group raises funds to support Macmillan care in the local area. Hold various events - Film Night, Farmers Markets and so much more!!! Volunteers/helpers desperately needed. CONTACT: Terri Ashpool TELEPHONE: 01403 588996 LAVINIA HOUSE SOCIAL CLUB AGE UK Arranged pick-up and drop offs in the Billingshurst area every Tuesday. A fun-filled day that is packed full with Activities, quizzes, musical entertainment, we have a beautiful garden with welcoming seating and lovely staff. A two course lunch is provided with tea and biscuits in the morning on arrival and afternoon tea before the bus picks you up. TELEPHONE: 01403 260560

CONTACT: Chris Fuller TELEPHONE: 01403 782828

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SERVICE CLUBS ORGANISATIONS & SOCIETIES SCHOOLS BILLINGSHURST DOG TRAINING CLUB

BILLINGSHURST WINE & BEER CIRCLE

Billingshurst DTC Kennel Club registered training club. Training includes agility, pet obedience, competition obedience, working trials, flyball.

The Society hold monthly talks and wine tastings. They meet at St Gabriel’s Church Hall, East Street 8.00 p.m. on the 2nd Friday of each month (except August) CONTACT: Liz Bryder TELEPHONE: 01403 784416 www.billingshurstwineandbeercircle.com

CONTACT: TELEPHONE: EMAIL: WEBSITE:

Secretary Pat Reynolds 01403 784002 info@billingshurst-dtc.org www.billingshurst-dtc.org

BILLINGSHURST WEDNESDAY GROUP A mixed group with a common interest in improving their knowledge on a wide variety of subjects. Interesting speakers. Fee £3 per session (refreshments included). Visitors most welcome. MEET: CONTACT: TELEPHONE:

St Mary’s Room, East Street Wednesday 10.00am - 11.30am End September to End March Gerry Yockney 01403 784669

SOUTHWATER DABBLERS MODEL BOAT CLUB A club for model boat enthusiasts of all ages. Radio controlled, sail, steam or electric powered boats are sailed on Cripplegate Lake in Southwater Country Park. We offer help with any aspect of model boat building and often attend shows and regattas nationwide. New members are most welcome. MEET: CONTACT: TELEPHONE:

Sailing yachts - Wednesdays Over at the Lake on Fridays David Cross - Chairman 01403 263788 SERVICE ORGANISATIONS

BILLINGSHURST WEALD PROBUS CLUB A social club for semi retired or retired professional or business men, based in Billingshurst and looking for a few more members to join us. We hold our own monthly meetings, followed by a talk from a selected Speaker, monthly walks followed by refreshment at a local pub, plus day trips to places of interest, theatre outings, lunches and BBQs. Wives and partners are welcome to join in our social events. EMAIL: admin@billingshurstwealdprobus.co.uk BILLINGSHURST ROTARY CLUB MEET: CONTACT: TELEPHONE:

Blacksmiths Arms, Adversane Monday 7.30 pm for 8pm John Jones 01403 783392

BILLINGSHURST & DISTRICT LIONS CLUB An international service organisation, the Billingshurst Club raises funds primarily for local causes but also for national and international appeals. Its main source of income is its secondhand bookshop in Jengers Mead, Billingshurst, open Mon to Sat -from 9am to 4pm. MEET: 3rd Monday Monthly at 8 pm Sports Pavilion, Jubilee Field CONTACT: Alan Ridout TELEPHONE: 01403 871370 ROYAL BRITISH LEGION Aim to promote the welfare of ex-servicemen and women and their dependants, whether members of the legion or not. Non-service people are welcome to join. New members always welcome. Membership also open to the Reserve Auxiliary Forces. Billingshurst Branch has a Poppy Day Appeal and organises general fund raising within the village. MEET: Frequently throughout the year. CONTACT: Secretary John Jones TELEPHONE: 01403 783392

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SCHOOLS CHURCHES ST MARY’S CHURCH

PARISH CHURCH OF ST MARY, SHIPLEY

General enquiries to: St Mary’s Church Office, East Street, Billingshurst RH14 9PY

VICAR: ADDRESS TELEPHONE:

TELEPHONE: EMAIL: OPEN: WEBSITE:

01403 782332 office@stmarysbillingshurst.org Tues-Friday, 9.30am-11.30am www.stmarysbillingshurst.org

VICAR: Rev’d David Beal SUNDAYS: 9.30am Parish Communion 11.00am Morning Worship (with Holy Communion once a month) 1st Sunday 6.30pm Evening Service 7.00 pm 2nd & last Sundays - check the website for details Details of August Services contact the Church Office Children & Youth Activities: Children (4-10) and Younger Youth (11-14) meet during the 11.00am service. Mums and Babes (0-1) meet on Tuesday afternoons in St. Mary’s Room 1.30-3pm Toddler Church - Thursdays during term time. Meet in the church at 12.15pm, followed by lunch in the St. Mary’s Room. Youth Group - U-Nite meet on Friday evenings during term time, 7.30-9pm (11-18 years) See the website for details. Caritas Christian Bookshop We stock bibles, bible notes, children’s bibles, books, gifts, prayer cards and greeting cards. If there is something specific you are looking for, we can order it for you. OPEN: EMAIL:

Tues & Sat 10am-12 noon Thursday 11.00am-12 noon caritas@stmarysbillingshurst.org

For details of all other services and activities please consult the website, the notice boards, the Sunday Notice Sheet. SHIPLEY PARISH MAGAZINE EDITOR: Rachel & Greg TELEPHONE: 01403 741469

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The Reverend Pat Sinton The Vicarage, Shipley, West Sussex RH13 8PH 01403 741238

Churchwardens: CONTACT: Gavin Kenny TELEPHONE: 07720288807 SUNDAYS: 8.00am Holy Communion 10.00am Holy Communion TRINITY UNITED REFORMED CHURCH (BILLINGSHURST) West Street, Billingshurst SECRETARY: TELEPHONE:

Mrs J Matthews 01403 786507

SUNDAY 10.30am Morning Worship (crèche available) Followed by coffee in the Hall. The Thursday Meeting MEET: 1st Thursday of month CONTACT: Mrs J Wilmer TELEPHONE: 01403 785458 Hall available for Hire CONTACT: Mrs Linda Bullivant TELEPHONE: 01403 785372 ST GABRIEL’S CATHOLIC CHURCH 18 East Street, Billingshurst, RH14 9QH PARISH PRIEST: TELEPHONE: WEBSITE:

Father Carl Davies 01403 782128 www.st-gabriel-crispin.org.uk

MASS TIMES: Sundays: 8.30 am SS Crispin & Crispinian Pulborough, 10.30 am St Gabriel’s Billingshurst Holy Days: 7.30pm St Gabriel’s Billingshurst Weekday Mass Weekdays: see notice board for details Sacrament of Reconciliation: Saturdays after 9.30am Mass and by appt.

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GUIDING & SCOUTING THE CHAPEL Laker’s Meadow, Billingshurst. Activities and events around the themes of creativity, compassion and contemplation, including Unitarian worship, weddings and other life ceremonies. See our High Street noticeboard or visit. CONTACT: Stuart Coupe TELEPHONE: 01403 260046 WEBSITE: www.thechapelatbillingshurst.com BILLINGSHURST FAMILY CHURCH CHURCH PASTOR: Craig Gale Part of the Newfrontiers family of Churches and a member of the Evangelical Alliance Church Office ADDRESS: 74a High Street, Billingshurst RH14 9QS TELEPHONE: 01403 786706 EMAIL: info@b-f-c.org.uk WEBSITE: www.b-f-c.org.uk Meetings at Billingshurst Community Centre Sunday 10.00 am - Family Service (with activities for all children aged 0-11) 10am Refreshments from 9.45 am Evening prayer meetings once a month 7.30pm Tues 10 am, Wed & Thurs 8pm Homegroups Mon 10am -11.30am Rainbow Toddler Group term time. Fridays 7.30 pm Youth group for 11-18s (various locations and events)

GSL CONTACT FOR SCOUTING GROUPS MEET: CONTACT: EMAIL: WEBSITE:

Scout & Guide HQ Lower Station Road. Zoe Jenkins 01403 780643 gsl@1stbillingshurst.org.uk www.1stbillingshurst.org.uk

1ST BILLINGSHURST SCOUT GROUP OAKLAND BEAVERS MEET:

Monday 5.15 - 6.30pm

CEDAR BEAVERS MEET: Tuesday 4.30 - 6.00 pm PARBROOK CUB PACK MEET: Tuesday 6.30 - 8.00 pm DAUX WOOD CUB PACK MEET: Wednesday 6.15 - 7.45 pm ARUN SCOUT TROOP MEET: Monday 6.30 - 8.00pm DOWNLAND SCOUT TROOP MEET: Fridays 6.30 - 8.00 pm EXPLORER SCOUTS MEET: Wednesday 8.00 - 9.30 pm CONTACT: Chris Evans TELEPHONE: 01403 785030 WEALDEN SCOUT ACTIVE SUPPORT For full details of social programme contact: Ann Pike Tel: 01403 741053 TREFOIL GUILD MEET: CONTACT: TELEPHONE:

1st Tuesday monthly 7.30 pm St. Mary’s Church Rooms Hilary Nulty 01403 783792

DOUNHURST DISTRICT GUIDES & BROWNIES - Billingshurst Units CONTACT: WEB:

0800 1 69 59 01 www.girlguiding.org.uk/Joinus

1st BILLINGSHURST RAINBOWS MEET: Scout & Guide HQ 2nd BILLINGSHURST BROWNIES MEET: Scout & Guide HQ 2nd BILLINGSHURST GUIDES MEET:

Scout & Guide HQ

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LOCAL COUNCILS, CIVIC AMENITIES AND POLITICAL GROUPS Shipley & Coolham

PARISH COUNCILS Billingshurst The Billingshurst Community & Conference Centre, Roman Way, Billingshurst, RH14 9QW. TELEPHONE: FAX: EMAIL: WEBSITE: OPEN: CONTACT:

01403 782555 (24 hour answerphone) 01403 787699 council@billingshurst.gov.uk www.billingshurst.gov.uk

The Parish Council meet on Monday and Thursday and alternate between Coolham Village Hall and The Andrew Hall, Shipley. All meetings commence at 7.30 pm. Dates of meetings are posted on the Notice Board outside the Andrew Hall, Shipley and at Coolham Hall and agendas for the meetings are posted a week in advance. CLERK:

Paul Richards

TELEPHONE: 07481 803124 Monday - Thurs DISTRICT COUNCILLORS 9.30 am - 1pm COUNCILLORS: Mr N. Jupp Mrs E Berry Mrs K. E Rowbottom Dr G.A. Lindsay

CITIZENS ADVICE BUREAU We’re here to help – For free, confidential and impartial advice and help on any subject, Horsham Citizens Advice Centre,

COUNTY COUNCILLOR COUNCILLOR: TELEPHONE:

Mrs A Jupp 01403 741542

Lower Tanbridge Way, POLITICAL GROUPS Horsham, West Sussex Billingshurst Liberal Democrats RH12 1PJ CONTACT: Morwen Millson 0344 477 1171 TELEPHONE: 01403 260407 www.adviceguide.org.uk Billingshurst Conservatives Horsham & District Conservative Association REGISTRAR OF MARRIAGES, BIRTHS & DEATHS TELEPHONE: 01403 242000 ADDRESS: TELEPHONE: WEBSITE:

Opening hours by appointment only CONTACT: 01243 642122 CIVIC AMENITY SERVICE WASTE RECYCLING SITE

Newbridge Road, Billingshurst, RH14 9HZ. TELEPHONE: 01403 785614

Horsham Constituency Labour Party TELEPHONE:

01403 256904

UKIP OFFICE OF RAY FINCH MEP CONTACT: John Wallace OFFICE: 01903 885573 EMAIL: john@ukipwsx.org

Official Monster Raving Loony Party. 1st April - 30th September CONTACT: Baron Von Thunderclap Mon, Tues, Wed, Sat & Sun 9am - 6pm EMAIL: Bvonthund@sky.com Open on Bank Holidays if a normal opening day. Website: www.omrlp.com 1st October - 31st March JEREMY QUIN MP Mon, Tues, Wed, Sat & Sun 9am - 4pm Open on Bank Holidays if a normal opening day. If you wish to discuss matters in person please make an appointment with his constituency office. Closed Christmas Day & Boxing Day BILLINGSHURST LIBRARY TELEPHONE:

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01403 783145

TELEPHONE: (01403) 210600 POSTAL ADDRESS: Gough House, Madeira Avenue, Horsham, West Sussex RH12 1AB EMAIL: jeremy.quin.mp@parliament.uk

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SERVICE ORGANISATIONS SCHOOLS WOMEN’S INTERESTS HALLS FOR HIRE

ST MARY’S GUILD (Shipley)

Billingshurst

A church based group of ladies who meet socially once a month to enjoy speakers, demonstrations, outings and fellowship. New members very welcome.

Billingshurst Community & Conference Centre TELEPHONE: 01403 787690 Women’s Hall TELEPHONE: 01403 784495

MEET: CONTACT: TELEPHONE:

St Gabriel’s Hall CONTACT TELEPHONE: 01403 782128 St Mary’s Rooms TELEPHONE: 01403 782332

Last Monday each month 7.30 pm at various venues Mrs Madeleine Woods 01403 741709

BILLINGSHURST W.I. MEET: 2nd Thursday Monthly 2.30 pm start, St Mary’s Room CONTACT: Gillian Yarham TELEPHONE: 01403 782282

Trinity United Reformed Church Hall TELEPHONE: 01403 785372 Shipley & Coolham ANDREW HALL SHIPLEY TELEPHONE: 01403 740138

WEALD LACEMAKERS A lace making group which meets regularly.

COOLHAM VILLAGE HALL TELEPHONE: 01403 741380

MEET: CONTACT: TELEPHONE:

Dial Post DIAL POST VILLAGE HALL WEBSITE: www.dialpostvillagehall.co.uk

Community Centre Mondays 2.00-4.00 pm (fortnightly most of the year) Mrs J Rowe 01403 783233

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LIST OF ADVERTISERS SCHOOLS Audio Visual Bang & Olufsen.......................2 Bathrooms Design at 32............back cover Blinds Saddlers Blinds.......................3 Builders Meriworth Builders.................4 Car Repairs & Servicing PD Motors..............................13 LMC Auto Services................23

Community Help Community Link......................7 Conservatories Kayvex....................................10 Gutter Services Sussex Gutters......................19 Kitchens Design at 32............back cover Pest Control Des Bone...............................11 Billingshurst Pest Control.......4

Shutters Saddlers Blinds.......................3 Sofas Sofas & Stuff...........................6 Solicitors Anderson Rowntree..............21 Tree Surgery Andrew Gale............................8 Windows Kayvex....................................10

Dame Vera Lynn Charity.......16 Day Centre (Lavinia House)..16 Decorative & Fine Arts Society...................................11 Doctors.....................................5 Dog Training Classes............17 Dramatic Society.....................9 Explorer Scouts.....................19 Football Clubs.................12/13 Friends of Ingfield.................16 Friends of St Catherine’s Hospice..................................16 Guides....................................19 Gun Club...............................12 Halls for Hire.........................21 History Societies...................11 Horticultural Societies............5 Library...................................20 Lions......................................17 Macmillan Support...............16 Mary How Trust.......................5 Member of Parliament.........20 Model Boat Club...................17 National Childbirth Trust........7 Natural History Society...........5 NHS111...................................5 Nursery Schools......................7 Parish Council/Councillors..20 Playgroups...............................7

Political Groups.....................21 Preschool.................................7 Probus Club...........................17 Rainbows...............................19 Registrar................................20 Riding for the Disabled.........12 Rotary.....................................17 St Mary’s Guild.....................21 Schools............................14/15 Scouts...................................19 Sixth Form College..................9 Short Mat Bowls (Shipley)....13 Social Care & Services...........5 Sports & Recreation Association............................12 Sports Development.............12 Stoolball Club........................13 Talking News for Blind..........16 Tennis Club............................13 Toddlers .................................7 Trefoil Guild...........................19 University of the Third Age.....9 Waste Recycling....................20 W.E.A........................................9 Wealden Scout Active Support..................................19 Wednesday Group.................17 W.I..........................................21 Wine & Beer Making.............17

LIST OF COMMUNITY GROUPS Adult Education.......................9 Amateur Operatic & Dramatic Society.....................9 Angling Society......................12 Art Club..................................11 Arthritis Research UK...........16 Aspire Sussex Ltd....................9 Beavers..................................19 Bee Keepers............................5 Billingshurst Emergency Assistance Team (BEAT).........5 Bowling Club.........................13 British Legion........................17 Brownies ...............................19 Carriage Driving for Disabled................................13 Choral Society.........................9 Churches ......................18 & 19 Citizens Advice......................20 Civic Amenities......................20 Community Link Team..........14 Community Mini-Bus............14 Community Partnership.......14 Community Transport...........14 Concert Band..........................9 Councillors............................20 Cricket Club...........................12 Croquet Club.........................12 Cubs......................................19

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