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Copthorne Archive: Winter 17-18

Into Into the Archive: We’ve received several Deeds recently, which make very interesting reading. Two from James Denman, dated 1888 and 1898, written in beautiful copperplate handwriting, relate to the transfer of land on...

Big Breakfast October 2017: NHS

We have just entered our 3rd season of Big Breakfasts, during which time we have heard from and questioned many of our local representatives involved in managing the infrastructure and services of our village...

Mothers’ Union

Where has the past year gone? We hope readers will find this article, a year in the life of Mothers’ Union, interesting, and even decide that we are worth a visit! We meet on...

Nutella Iced Buns from Sam’s Kitchen

Nutella Iced Buns Ingredients 450g strong white flour 1 tsp salt 5g dried fast action yeast 50g caster sugar 280ml tepid milk 1 egg, lightly beaten A little milk to brush the tops Nutella...

Copthorne Archive Autumn 2017

Into the Archive James Denman has shared with us a letter from the BBC to Mrs Ann Denman (who many will remember as the proprietor of Anne’s Stores on Copthorne Bank, and later at...

Shelley Copthorne Educational Foundation

SHELLEY COPTHORNE EDUCATIONAL FOUNDATION Registered Charity No. 306408 Small grants towards the expenses of college or university courses are available to students, under the age of 25 years, who are resident in or around...

Probus Club of Horley and District

“When I retired and had done all the jobs I’d been putting off till then, I started to miss the buzz of work and my colleagues. My wife still had her friends who she...

Big Breakfast Parish Hub

  Saturday 15th July saw our summer Big Breakfast event at the Parish Hub, hosting Henry Smith M.P. addressing a packed room which had just been fed one of Julia’s generous cooked breakfasts! Henry...

Copthorne Archive August 2017

OUR LATEST EXHIBITION – the Archive team had a lovely time at the Carnival and those who visited our stand enjoyed our display, appropriately titled “Around the Village Green”, which featured the old Vicarage...

Sam’s Kitchen: Ginger Biscuits

Easy to make and delicious, these remind me of childhood holidays to Cornwall. We always bought some Cornish Farthings for my Dad, they came in a tube and the smell when you opened them...