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Supporting your child’s mental health

By Council Admin | August 6, 2020

Many parents or carers have had concerns about the effect the coronavirus and lockdown measures have had on the young people in our lives. The NHS has put together some advice for parents and carers if they are concerned about a young person’s mental

VJ Day

By Council Admin | August 6, 2020

Yesterday, the government announced revised plans to mark the 75th anniversary of VJ Day on 15 August in a way consistent with current measures for containing the spread of Coronavirus. The VJ 75 website has ideas about how to get involved

Be in everyone’s corner this summer

By Council Admin | August 6, 2020

As part of our drive to promote good mental health, particularly during the coronavirus lockdown, we’re encouraging residents to be in everyone’s corner, not in their way, this summer. To raise awareness and signpost to support, we’re launching a campaign to reduce anxiety as lockdown eases. Watch more here


By Council Admin | July 29, 2020

The Community Grants programme allows the Council to award discretionary grants to support a range of voluntary and community organisations to carry out projects and provide activities to benefit local people. The programme distributes approximately £4,000 per annum received through section 137 grant funding. Awards are determined by elected members judging each application on its […]

Meadow Sweet Way Play Area

By Council Admin | July 27, 2020

The Council was pleased to see that 119 residents responded to our consultation on the new play area at Meadowsweet Way, Horton Heath. The winning design submitted by HAGs (below) and been formally approved by the Council. Work will start on decommissioning the old play area in September 2020 with a view to have a […]

Statement in response to HCC’s confirmation to close Fair Oak library – July 2020

By Council Admin | July 24, 2020

The decision of the County Council to progress the proposal to close Fair Oak library is extremely disappointing. As is the response that the Parish Council has had from the County confirming this. In their letter to the Parish, the County incorrectly states that the Parish Council’s suggestions for alternative models came “three months after […]


By Council Admin | July 24, 2020

Fair Oak & Horton Heath Parish Council are preparing to re-open its community centres on Monday 27 July 2020. Since the Council buildings were closed in March, Parish Council staff have been putting the necessary social distancing, extra cleaning and hygiene measures in place to make the facilities COVID-safe for all users and staff in […]

Children’s Coronavirus Fact Sheet

By Council Admin | July 8, 2020

Please click here for this helpful factsheet.

Stay Safe and Play Safe

By Council Admin | July 3, 2020

Following Government guidance, Fair Oak & Horton Heath’s play areas and outdoor gym will now re-open from tomorrow, Saturday 4th July. If you and your family are thinking of popping along to one of the play areas or outdoor gym, we believe that with your continuing support, and everyone paying their part, visitors can stay […]

Burnetts Lane Temporary Road Closure – Information from EBC

By Council Admin | June 29, 2020

Roads to be Closed: Burnetts Lane from its junction with the side road leading to Chalcroft Business Park for approx. 50 metres in a north-eastern direction. Period of Closure: Monday 3rd August 2020, 00:01 for 18 months or when the works are completed, whichever is sooner. The contractor expects the S278 and TRO in place […]

COVID-19 (Coronavirus)

We understand this is a worrying time for residents. Support, advice and information about coronavirus (COVID-19) can be found here: