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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...

Copthorne Ladies

On 1st June Mr Tim Stanton gave a fascinating talk and showed photographs of scenes from The Acid Bath Murders. Mr John George Haigh was born in Lincolnshire in 1909 and was executed by...

Elderflower Cordial: samskitchen.net

Ingredients: 875g sugar (caster or granulated is fine) 25 elderflower heads Zest of 3 lemons Zest of 1 lime Juice of 1 lemon Juice of 1 lime 45g citric acid (available from chemists or...

Copthorne Archive Summer 2017

COME AND SEE US AT THE CARNIVAL ON 24TH JUNE. We’re sharing a marquee with the CVA, so look out for our flags fluttering in the summer breeze, we hope, not drooping in the...

Big Breakfast 8th April 2017

The latest Big Breakfast at the Parish Hub saw us all, not only enjoy another wonderful cooked fare, but also provided an opportunity to hear from Felicity Dick of the Gatwick Detainees Welfare Group....

Bakewell Puddings

Bakewell puddings Old Style www.Samskitchen.net ♥ Ingredients One sheet of ready rolled puff pastry (375g) 2 eggs plus another 2 yolks 115g melted butter 50g caster sugar 50g soft brown sugar 50g ground almonds...