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Horspath Village News and Events

We want to give dates for all types of Horspath Village events, such as sporting fixtures, school events, what's on in the Village Hall etc. Please send notices to Horspath Village Events. For a full list of events or services with dates, please see the "Dates for your Diary" page, as not all events are listed below.

Latest News

Horspath Parish Council
Tuesday 5 December 2017 - Monthly meeting of the Parish Council in Horspath Village Hall at 8.00pm. The Minutes of the meeting are now available in PDF format. (The Minutes of the January meeting will be available here and on the Village Noticeboard within a few days of the February meeting.)
Horspath Stone Pit Trust website is now live.
Applications for grants in this quarter must be made by 1st March 2018.
Applications received after that date will be considered at the June 2018 Trustees' meeting.

Horspath Village information email list. This list is solely for communications between the Parish Council and Horspath residents.
If you would like to receive important information from the Parish Council by email, please fill in this form.


December 2017/January 2018 - Parish Magazine (PDF format 276 Kb) is now available here.
Friends of Horspath - Horspath Hub @ the Old Chapel
If you would like to view or to hire Horspath Hub at the Old Chapel for an event or a regular activity let the Bookings Clerk know by emailing to community.hub@horspath.org.uk or by phoning 07591 933 964.
Join Friends of Horspath. We now need as many people in the village as possible to join Friends of Horspath, not just for the keeping of the Chapel, but to help fulfill its charitable aims - "To improve and advance the lives of those who live and work in the community of Horspath". Please download this "Friends of Horspath Membership form", fill it in and return it to community.hub@horspath.org.uk or to the address on the form.

New ! - Horspath Poetry Corner
January 2018 - Poetry continues - in weekly installments, wonderful verse with illustrations. Find information here. There is also a link at the bottom of the Home page, look at the prancing pony!

Forthcoming Events (more or less in date order)

Horspath Hub @ the Old Chapel
Check the Horspath Hub bookings for January 2018 to April 2018 (printable versions). Email community.hub@horspath.org.uk.

Horspath Village Hall - Check the Village Hall bookings for January 2018, Febuary 2018, March 2018, April 2018, Email village.hall@horspath.org.uk.

News from Horspath Hub @ the Old Chapel and Friends of Horspath

All the usual classes are running, please contact Sally 873860 for further information or look at Horspath Village website for the full timetable or email horspathhub@gmail.com. These include Pilates, Yoga, Seated Yoga, Art Group, Table Tennis, Line Dancing, Creative Writing, Computer Confidence.
Saturday 9th December - Friends of Horspath Christmas Market in Horspath Hub @ the Old Chapel, 9:00am - 1:00pm.
The Evening Yoga Class restarts on Monday 2nd January at the Hub 6.30pm - 7.30pm - contact Jacqueline Rice 07706608063.
Don’t forget The Post Office is open every Friday 10.00am - 1.00pm, and Coffee, Tea and Cakes are served between 10.30am and 12.00 with a chance to have a chat. Now with Wi-Fi as an added extra.
To hire the Hub for all types of events ring 07591 933 964 or email horspathhub@gmail.com.


Horspath Parish Council Meetings
The monthly meetings are held in the Village Hall at 8:00 pm on Tuesdays, usually the first Tuesday of each month. Members of the public are welcome. Meeting dates in 2018 are:
9 January 20186 February 2018 6 March 201810 April 2018 1 May 20185 June 2018
3 July 20187 August 2018 4 September 20182 October 2018 6 November 20184 December 2018
Horspath Parish Council
Tuesday 5 December 2017 - Monthly meeting of the Parish Council in Horspath Village Hall at 8.00pm. The Minutes of the meeting are now available in PDF format. (The Minutes of the January meeting will be available here and on the Village Noticeboard within a few days of the February meeting.)
Horspath Stone Pit Trust website is now live.
Applications for grants in this quarter must be made by 1st March 2018.
Applications received after that date will be considered at the June 2018 Trustees' meeting.


Temple Cowley Health Centre
For Registered Patients only. The next visit by the Doctor will be on Wednesday 10th January 2018. You must make an appointment with the Health Centre on 777024.

Horspath Garden Club
We would like to welcome anybody interested in any aspect of gardening far and wide to our evenings. Please note we now meet on the second Wednesday of the month at the Horspath Hub at 7.30pm. Next meeting is on Wednesday 14th February. For further information contact Sheila Frankum 872793.

Senior Residents' Club
All meetings are held on a Wednesday in Horspath Hub.
For details see the Senior Residents page in the Horspath Hub section of the Horspath Village web site.
Next meetings (contact Sheila Dandridge to book for coach trips):
 
Wednesday, 17th. Jan 2018 - A quiz followed by tea & cakes. 2.00pm in Horspath Hub
Wednesday, 7th. Feb 2018 - Spring Lunch, to be arranged, 12 noon - 4:00pm.
Non-members are welcome on coach trips at an additional charge of £2.00. Contact Sheila Dandridge.


Horspath Village Hall
Baby & Toddler Group - From September meets on Monday mornings in the Main Hall from 9:15 - 11:15 am, during school term times. Please contact Group Organiser, Katie Elsworth for more information.

Shotover Wildlife (info updated August 2015)
Conservation Work Days - Second Sunday of the month, 9:30am to 3pm. The meeting point varies each month, but is notified by email along with any other details of the day's work. Join us for as long or as short a time as you like and contribute to the important conservation work that SW is carrying out on Shotover. No dogs please, thank you.
For more information and to be added to the monthly circular, email to Shotover Wildlife

Royal Air Force Air Cadets
Introducing the 2210 (Cowley) Squadron of the Royal Air Force Air Cadets, the local air cadet squadron for Littlemore, Cowley and villages south of Oxford. See our Poster to learn who we are, what we do and how you can join.

Check the Village Hall bookings for current month and next month (printable versions).

Check the Horspath Hub bookings for the next 4 months.

Queen’s 90th Birthday Celebration
On Saturday 11th June 2016 there was a flower festival in St Giles with stalls on the green followed by a special celebration service on Sunday 12th June at 11am in St Giles. With contributions from the school children, memories by our own 90 year olds, birthday cake, favourite hymns and much more.
See the poster.


Please see the archive page to read short reports of past events.

Latest update 13 January 2018


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