Welcome to the Horton Parish Council website


Making the community of Horton - a better place to live, work or visit

We will endeavour to provide useful information and keep you updated on news or events. We welcome feedback or ideas, suggestions to improve or correct this web site and positively encourage community involvement.

We look forward to hearing from you.

Councillor Mrs. F. Bovingdon - Chairman


The aims and objectives of the Parish Council are:

  • To represent the interests of all residents
  • To deal with or communicate to others areas of concern
  • To improve the quality of life of all residents through local projects in conjunction with Ward Councillors and other agencies or organisations
  • To maintain and improve the local environment by facilitating community participation
  • To support financially local amenities, for example: Champney Hall, Play area, spring and winter hanging baskets, and local organisations
  • To review and comment on planning applications, new planning policies or statutory consultations
  • To budget annually for the council tax (precept) to deliver same


Latest News

E-scooters and the law

Published: 16 Sep 20

Do you know the rules relating to e-scooters? Do you need Driver’s license? Insurance? Registration? Actually the answer is "None of the above" . . . because . . . you can only use in on private land with the owners consent! Click on the link for more details Read More...

Play Areas have opened

Published: 20 Aug 20

Horton Parish Council are pleased to announce that Champney play park has been reopened. Please follow all social distancing recommendations, and please be aware it may need to close again if the Government guidelines change. Read More...

Horton Remembers VJ Day

Published: 13 Aug 20

This weekend is the 75th anniversary of VJ day:Carolyn, Church Warden at St Michael's has put together an amazing collection of facts, local memories, newspaper articles and photos - the PDF is available from St Michael's website http://www.stmichaels-horton.org/horton/horton-remembers.php. If you can add anything please let us know! Read More...