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Local Events 24th – 25th September

There’s lots going on in the Susy Radio area this weekend, here’s a quick round up of some of the highlights but for more details check out the Susy Radio Local Info page

Saturday 24th September

Reigate Park Church are holding a scarecrow themed Harvest Supper where diners will be either dressing as a scarecrow or taking a scarecrow along with them!

The Village Green Farm Shop in Ockley will be hosting their Annual Food Festival with food demonstrations of bread making, cheese making and cookery alongside a Farmers Market selling produce from local and artisan producers.

There’s a Mike Fortune Quiz Night at the Jolly Brickmakers in Redhill on Saturday night, it costs £5 per team to enter and there’s cheese and biscuits in the interval and a cash prize, with remaining proceeds going to Merstham Football Club’s Youth Section.

Meanwhile alongside Merstham FC’s First team match with Harrow Borough the club is holding it’s annual they’re holding their Family Day, featuring mini soccer and a half time penalty shoot out. The match kicks off a 3pm and entrance is free.

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It’s a big day in football elsewhere with Leatherhead Football Club taking on Needham Market FC under the guidance of Jimmy Bullard who takes charge of his first game as manager at Fetcham Grove. Horley Town FC host Selsey in the FA Vase competition, South Park FC take on Three Bridges FC and Dorking Wanderers face Hastings United.

East Grinstead Town FC face Greenwich Borough at the GAC Stadium while other local teams are on the road this weekend, Lingfield FC travel to Cobham and Redhill Fc face an away trip to Ash United.

Dorking Rugby are at home to Chichester with a 3pm in the National League 3 South at the Big Field, Dorking.

Sunday 24th September

On Sunday The Patrick Evans Foundation are supporting the charity Cardiac Risk in the Young by funding a screening day for those aged between 14 and 35 at Old Reigatians Rugby Club. If places are still available you can book your free heart-screening at

This year’s Andy Ripley Memorial 10K race takes place at Imberhorne Upper School in East Grinstead.

Redhill FC are holding a Boot Fair on Sunday morning from 7.30am while the Merstham Community Fair and Boot Sale opens at the more leisurely time of 11am and closes at 2pm. Its at Chart Wood School the newly renamed St Nicholas School.

Head to Horley Town Football Club at the New Defence this Sunday to watch Horley Infants’ School dads, grandads and uncles in action!  The aim of Red Foxes v. Blue Tigers, playing 11 a side, is to show children that football can be played at all ages and levels

For more information on all these events check out and more on the Susy Radio Local Info page

Send details of your events to [email protected] and they could be read out live on Susy Radio 103.4FM and added to our local events pages.

Sussex and Surrey Events 18th- 19th September

As the weekend’s weather is looking a bit dull and gloomy lets take a look at what there is to do around Surrey and Sussex over the next couple of days.

On Saturday evening there’s an Open Air Cinema in Crawley High Street with a free showing of the musical Chicago starring Catherine Zeta-Jones, Renée Zellweger and Richard Gere. There’s a limited number of chairs available on a first come, first served basis but all are welcome to bring along a picnic blanket and enjoy the fun.

Running over two days at Aztec Threads Studio 12 in Smallmead a Sponsored Quiltathon will be raising funds for Canine Partners by stitching a king size quilt. Get involved by sponsoring a quilting square, donate material or help with the stitch the quilt. There’s also a chance to meet a puppy and have a chat with some of the Canine Partners.

On Sunday The Right Reverend Rowan Williams, former Archbishop of Canterbury, will lead the St Matthew’s Day service at St Matthew’s Church, Redhill as one of the events marking the church’s 150th anniversary.

The third Intersport Run Reigate 10k Run and Half Marathon gets under way in Priory Park at 9am with thousands of runners expected to complete the two courses while for the first time this year there is a kid’s race for the youngsters to get involved in.

At a slower pace all together Reigate Ramblers are heading to the Sussex coast for a circular day walk taking in Rottingdean, Telscombe and Saltdean. Car sharing is available from Horley or the walk starts at Rottingdean Marine Car Park.

The RSPCA South Godstone Car Boot Sale opens for shoppers at 10am, admission is by donation and there is free parking at the Eastbourne Road site. Sellers can set up from 9am, there’s no need to book a pitch but no food sellers or traders please.

Finally theres a Tea Dance at the Maidenbower Community Centre from 2.30 to 5 with entry costing £5.

For more information on all these events check out and more on the Susy Radio Local Info page

Send details of your events to [email protected] and they could be read out live on Susy Radio 103.4FM and added to our local events pages.

Welcare Surestart Redhill interview

Catharine from Welcare chatted with Tess Lewsey about how the Welfare Surestart Centre in Redhill provides a wide range of services for families across the borough who have children under five years old. Find out how Welfare help local families and hear about some of the events happening at the centre over the next few weeks.

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