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Welcome to Crawley Down Village Website


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Public Meeting - Save the Royal Oak
The recent public meeting held at the Social Club attracted well in excess of 300 people - an excellent result. Our thanks to everyone who helped deliver leaflets throughout the village, put up posters etc. Your help was invaluable.

Dave Hook mentioned the on-line petition to the Co-op and we promised that a link would be placed here -

https://www.change.org/p/the-co-op-group-co-op-please-don-t-rob-us-of-our-only-pub-the-royal-oak-crawley-down

Please see the website for more information www.savetheroyaloak.org

Crawley Down Village, together with Copthorne Village is in Worth Parish Council and is situated in the northeast corner of West Sussex close to the borders of Surrey and Kent. Crawley Down is close to the M23 and only about a ten minute drive from Gatwick airport, Three Bridges and East Grinstead railway stations.

Until 1967 the village was served by Grange Road railway station on the Three Bridges to Tunbridge Wells Line which was closed as a result of the Beeching Axe. The old track bed has been revitalised as a linear Country Park called the Worth Way which now offers a haven for wildlife and valued trail for walkers, cyclists and horse riders. The Worth way extends to Crawley in the West and East Grinstead in the East.

The website is a community project run by the Crawley Down Village Website Association. The Association is funded by a number of local businesses. This funding is then used to provide much need grants for local Crawley Down organisations. For further information about grants that we have given go to “The Association” page and follow the link you will find there.

The site provides a wealth of information about the village and its surrounding areas. So, if you want to know about the local schools, churches, transportation, amenities, sports facilities and much more, you should find all you need here.

The site also has an extensive photo gallery featuring up-to-date as well historic photographs. The gallery is updated frequently. The most recent addition to the gallery being a number of photographs taken from Crawley Down Cricket Club archives. We have provided sub-domains for the Parish Church of All Saints' and also the Residents Association (CDRA).

Crawley Down Neighbourhood Plan
Please take a look at the Crawley Down Neighbourhood Plan website. This is an important project vital to the future of our village. Can you help with information and ideas?
Use the contact form on the Neighbourhood Plan website if you are able to help.


15/1/15 Sponsor page updated - Crawley Down Social Club

The Social Club page on the website has been updated to show their forthcoming events for February and March 2015 Click here to view their page

12/1/15 Sponsor page updated - Connells Estate Agency's page has been amended

The page for Connells Estate Agency in Copthorne, has been updated. Click here to view Connells page

1/12/14 Sponsor page updated - Crawley Down Pharmacy

The page for Crawley Down Pharmacy, has been amended with updated contact details. Click here to view the Pharmacy's page

15/11/14 Crawley Down tennis CLub page updated

Crawley Down Tennis CLub have updated their page on the Crawley Down Website. Please click here to view the revised page.

22/9/14 St Catherine's Hospice Concert

Concert in aid of St Catherine's Hospice, celebrating 31 years of Hospice care. Venue: Haven Centre, Hophurst Lane. 3rd October Time: 7.30 pm Tickets at £7.50 per person to include a drink available from Lana 712738 or Sonia 714710. The concert features two singing doctors: Tim Davies and Charlie Woods, Margaret Watson, Harpist and Operability 2003 finalist Franz Helpburn.

7/8/14 Dal Nonno Restaurant and Pizzeria - new site sponsor

We are pleased to welcome Dal Nonno Restaurant and Pizzeria, the new Italian restaurant in Crawley Down as a sponsor of this website. Click here to view their page

14/4/14 Turners Hill Fire Station

West Sussex Fire & Rescue service is currently recruiting at Turners Hill Fire Station. The station is currently crewed by retained (part time) fire fighters. A lot of people seem to believe that the fire fighters are volunteers but this is not the case, West Sussex Fire & Rescue Service do not have any volunteer fire fighters at any of their stations.

Retained fire fighters are sent to the same type of incidents as our whole time (full time) colleagues, the only difference is that whole time fire fighters stay at the fire station while on duty and retained fire fighters respond from their home or place of work.

Turners Hill Fire Station has what is known as a first line fire engine, this means it could be the first fire engine to attend any incident such as a house fire, a road traffic collision or a major incident at Gatwick, and yes a cat stuck up a tree!!

How it works;
Retained fire fighters have to undertake a medical, fitness test, maths and english test, and some other tests to make sure they are ok with heights, tight spaces and able to carry certain equipment etc. If they are able to complete these they will attend a two week initial training course which when completed successfully they become a probationary fire fighter for two years. After this period they will be classed as a competent fire fighter.

To become a retained fire fighter you must live or work within 4 min of Turners Hill Fire Station. At your interview it will be discussed what hours you can offer, you will be paid a yearly retainer and paid for every hour you are called out for. You must be able to attend a 2 hour drill night every Tuesday 1900-2100. If you are needed for an emergency you will be called via a pager and you must attend the station within 4min of this call. If you feel you could be woken at 2am and within 4 min on your way to save someone's life you can get further information by registering your interest by calling 01243 642134 or visit the West Sussex Fire & Rescue website.



Date Event Location or comment Contact
05/03/2015 Support group for you if you have been bereaved 1 to 3pm The Glebe Centre Annette Phillips at St Catherine's Hospice on 01293 447343
06/03/2015 Youth Club for Years 6 7 & 8 who live in Crawley Down 18:45-20:15 The Glebe Centre Revd Jon Hale on 01342 714922 and vicar@jkcahale.co.uk
07/03/2015 Crawley Down Social Club - Frankie Says....: New to the Club, this 80’s tribute band will be playing all the favourites from Duran Duran to UB40. Crawley Down Social Club, Haven Centre. Starts 8:30pm. Guests £5. Crawley Down Social Club: 01342 717140
08/03/2015 Main morning worship at 10:00 is Parish Communion All Saints Church Revd Jon Hale on 01342 714922 and vicar@jkcahale.co.uk
14/03/2015 Time Aside art therapy for families with disabled children from 10.30am The Glebe Centre Andrew Baker on 01730 810166 or 07967 828654
15/03/2015 Main morning worship at 10am is the Welcome Service for Mothering Sunday All Saints Church Revd Jon Hale on 01342 714922 and vicar@jkcahale.co.uk
19/03/2015 Support group for you if you have been bereaved 1 to 3pm The Glebe Centre Annette Phillips at St Catherine's Hospice on 01293 447343
20/03/2015 Youth Club for Years 6 7 & 8 who live in Crawley Down 18:45-20:15 The Glebe Centre Revd Jon Hale on 01342 714922 and vicar@jkcahale.co.uk
22/03/2015 Main morning worship at 10:00 is Parish Communion All Saints Church Revd Jon Hale on 01342 714922 and vicar@jkcahale.co.uk
22/03/2015 Messy Church at 4pm. All welcome All Saints Church Revd Jon Hale on 01342 714922 or vicar@jkcahale.co.uk
26/03/2015 Support group for you if you are caring for your spouse / partner, family member or friend 2-3.30pm The Glebe Centre Judy Turner 01342 716688 or Christine Sumpter 01342 713894
28/03/2015 Crawley Down Social Club - Mile High City: Please welcome a local lad Charlie Cooper and his band for their debute performance at the Social Club. Singers covers and a few tunes of their own. Crawley Down Social Club, Haven Centre. Starts 8:30pm. Guests £3. Crawley Down Social Club: 01342 717140
29/03/2015 Main morning worship at 10:00 is Parish Communion All Saints Church Revd Jon Hale on 01342 714922 and vicar@jkcahale.co.uk
01/04/2015 Time Aside art therapy for families with disabled children from 10.30am The Glebe Centre at All Saints Church Andrew Baker on 01730 810166 or 07967 828654
02/04/2015 Support group for you if you have been bereaved 1 to 3pm The Glebe Centre Annette Phillips at St Catherine's Hospice on 01293 447343
05/04/2015 Main morning worship at 10:00 is Parish Communion. All welcome All Saints Church Revd Jon Hale on 01342 714922 or vicar@jkcahale.co.uk
10/04/2015 Youth Club for Years 6 7 & 8 who live in Crawley Down 18:45-20:15 The Glebe Centre Revd Jon Hale on 01342 714922 and vicar@jkcahale.co.uk
12/04/2015 Main morning worship at 09:15 is Cafe Church. All welcome All Saints Church Revd Jon Hale on 01342 714922 or vicar@jkcahale.co.uk
16/04/2015 Support group for you if you have been bereaved 1 to 3pm The Glebe Centre Annette Phillips at St Catherine's Hospice on 01293 447343
19/04/2015 Main morning worship at 10:00 is Parish Communion. All welcome All Saints Church Revd Jon Hale on 01342 714922 or vicar@jkcahale.co.uk
19/04/2015 Messy Church at 4pm. All welcome All Saints Church Revd Jon Hale on 01342 714922 or vicar@jkcahale.co.uk
23/04/2015 Support group for you if you are caring for your spouse/partner, family member or friend 2 - 3.30pm The Glebe Centre Judy Turner 01342 716688 or Christine Sumpter 01342 713894
24/04/2015 Youth Club for Years 6 7 & 8 who live in Crawley Down 18:45-20:15 The Glebe Centre Revd Jon Hale on 01342 714922 and vicar@jkcahale.co.uk
25/04/2015 Time Aside art therapy for families with disabled children from 10.30am The Glebe Centre Andrew Baker on 01730 810166 or 07967 828654
26/04/2015 Main morning worship at 10:00 is Parish Communion. All welcome All Saints Church Revd Jon Hale on 01342 714922 or vicar@jkcahale.co.uk
30/04/2015 Support group for you if you have been bereaved 1 to 3pm The Glebe Centre Annette Phillips at St Catherine's Hospice on 01293 447343
03/05/2015 Main morning worship at 10:00 is Parish Communion. All welcome All Saints Church Revd Jon Hale on 01342 714922 or vicar@jkcahale.co.uk
08/05/2015 Youth Club for Years 6,7 & 8 who live in Crawley Down 18:45-20:15 The Glebe Centre at All Saints Church Revd Jon Hale on 01342 714922 or vicar@jkcahale.co.uk
10/05/2015 Main morning worship at 10:00 is the Welcome Service. All welcome All Saints Church Revd Jon Hale on 01342 714922 or vicar@jkcahale.co.uk
14/05/2015 Ascension Day Holy Communion at 8pm. All welcome All Saints Church Revd Jon Hale on 01342 714922 or vicar@jkcahale.co.uk
17/05/2015 Main morning worship at 10:00 is Parish Communion. All welcome All Saints Church Revd Jon Hale on 01342 714922 or vicar@jkcahale.co.uk
22/05/2015 Youth Club for Years 6,7 & 8 who live in Crawley Down 18:45-20:15 The Glebe Centre at All Saints Church Revd Jon Hale on 01342 714922 or vicar@jkcahale.co.uk
23/05/2015 Time Aside art therapy for families with disabled children from 10.30am The Glebe Centre Andrew Baker on 01730 810166 or 07967 828654
24/05/2015 Main morning worship at 10:00 is Parish Communion. All welcome All Saints Church Revd Jon Hale on 01342 714922 or vicar@jkcahale.co.uk
31/05/2015 Main morning worship at 10:00 is Parish Communion. All welcome All Saints Church Revd Jon Hale on 01342 714922 or vicar@jkcahale.co.uk
05/06/2015 Youth Club for Years 6,7 & 8 who live in Crawley Down 18:45-20:15 The Glebe Centre at All Saints Church Revd Jon Hale on 01342 714922 or vicar@jkcahale.co.uk
07/06/2015 Main morning worship at 10:00 is Parish Communion. All welcome All Saints Church Revd Jon Hale on 01342 714922 or vicar@jkcahale.co.uk
14/06/2015 Main morning worship at 09:15 is Cafe Church. All welcome All Saints Church Revd Jon Hale on 01342 714922 or vicar@jkcahale.co.uk
19/06/2015 Youth Club for Years 6,7 & 8 who live in Crawley Down 18:45-20:15 The Glebe Centre at All Saints Church Revd Jon Hale on 01342 714922 or vicar@jkcahale.co.uk
20/06/2015 Time Aside art therapy for families with disabled children from 10.30am The Glebe Centre Andrew Baker on 01730 810166 or 07967 828654
21/06/2015 Main morning worship at 10:00 is Parish Communion. All welcome All Saints Church Revd Jon Hale on 01342 714922 or vicar@jkcahale.co.uk
21/06/2015 Messy Church at 4pm. All welcome All Saints Church Revd Jon Hale on 01342 714922 or vicar@jkcahale.co.uk
28/06/2015 Main morning worship at 10:00 is Parish Communion. All welcome All Saints Church Revd Jon Hale on 01342 714922 or vicar@jkcahale.co.uk

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