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Shipley Community Project

SHIPLEY COMMUNITY PROJECT

Shipley Community Project is inspiring people of all ages to keep active by invigorating a village football ground. We meet project chairman Phil Gibbs. Click here

Horsham Sparrows Girls

SPARROWS PLAY THE BEAUTIFUL GAME

Horsham Sparrows celebrates its 50th birthday in 2017. We visited a Wldcats training session to find out what makes the team the most successful junior club in town. For full story, click here

Horsham Parkrun

HORSHAM PARKRUN

The Horsham Parkrun has been an enormous success since the first run in 2014, regularly attracting over 400 people to every Saturday morning. Read the full story here

Roffey Karate Club

ROFFEY KARATE CLUB

Phil Smith started attending karate classes to keep fit and active after hanging up his football boots. Now as a 66-year-old, 4th Dan black belt sensei, he helps run Roffey Karate Club. Full story here 

Fit to Box

FIT TO BOX WHITE COLLAR BOXING

Whilst Fight Club may have been a key reason for the early success of the sport, it doesn’t accurately portray our local white-collar boxing club, Fit to Box. Click here for more.

Charlie Luke

CHARLIE LUKE: OLYMPIC SKIING HOPEFUL

Charlie, a 15-year-old schoolboy from Small Dole, has taken part in his first international races and is seen as one of the country's top young skiiers. Full story at http://aahorsham.co.uk/content/charlieluke

Horsham Flamingos

HORSHAM'S ONLY SYNCHRONISED SWIMMING CLUB

Horsham Flamingos has its first ever male member, but its the girls who are gearing up for the National Championship with a dazzling routine! For full report see http://www.aahorsham.co.uk/content/flamingos

Comptons Tennis Club

COMPTONS TENNIS CLUB IN LOWER BEEDING

We meet members of the vibrant and sociable club in Lower Beeding, where a new coaching structure is helping the club to grow. Full Story at http://www.aahorsham.co.uk/content/comptons

Carl watts

CARL WATTS: GOLF COACH

Carl Watts, the first man to shoot 24 Under Par on the European Tour, is now based at Mannings Heath, where he coaches an unorthodox 'caddie method'.. Full story at http://www.aahorsham.co.uk/content/carlwatts

Steve Wilson

STEVE WILSON LAUNCHES MOTD BOOK

The Match of the Day commentator, who lives in Billingshurst, has seen his book of 365 football related stories published by the BBC. Full story at http://www.aahorsham.co.uk/content/motd365

Orla Brothers

ORLA BROTHERS: 300 METRE RUNNER

The Horsham schoolgirl has been setting fantastic times int he 300metre and claimed her first medal running for England in the 2015 season. For the full story see http://www.aahorsham.co.uk/content/orlabrothers

Natalie Kane

NATALIE KANE: MOTOCROSS CHAMPION

Natalie Kane is one of the top women's motocross racers in the world. Now she's looking to be the first woman to score a point in the full British Championship! For full report see http://www.aahorsham.co.uk/content/nataliekane

Horsham Hawks

HORSHAM HAWKS BASKETBALL CLUB

orsham Hawks is one of the leading basketball teams in the south east., with the club's striking purple vests instantly recognisable to its rivals. Full report at http://www.aahorsham.co.uk/content/hawks

Harry Harrod

HARRY HARROD, GYMNAST

Harry, a 13-year-old from Kingsfold, has been a gymnast since the age of three. After ten years of practice, he has become rather good at it. Full story at http://www.aahorsham.co.uk/content/harryharrod

Alfred Shrubb

REMEMBERING ALFRED SHRUBB

Alf Shrubb was one of the great runners of his time, but as a working class athlete in need of money, was shunned by the athletics fraternity for claiming prize money. Full story at http://www.aahorsham.co.uk/content/alfshrubb

Charlie Buckland

CHARLIE BUCKLAND: NINJA KART RACER

Southwater seven-year-old Charlie is following in the footsteps of his dad and grandad by taking up Ninja Karts, racing on the same bill as the banger racers! For full report see http://www.aahorsham.co.uk/content/cbuckland

Horsham Tigers

HORSHAM TIGERS TOUCH RUGBY

Horsham Tigers Touch Rugby team started small, but gradually has grown with men and women playing alongside one another. Full story at http://www.aahorsham.co.uk/content/tigerstouch

Horsham Youth Cycling Club

HORSHAM YOUTH CYCLING CLUB

Horsham Junior Cycling Club (HYCC) was set up about five years ago for riders aged between seven and fifteen-years-old. For the full story see http://www.aahorsham.co.uk/content/hycc

Horsham ABC

HORSHAM AMATEUR BOXING CLUB

Horsham Amateur Boxing Club has been punching about its weight sicne the day it was founded, as we found out during a visit to the Bob Morris Gym. Click here for More

Melissa Joannides

MELISSA JOANNIDES: EVENTING RIDER

 The 17-year-old from Ashington was ranked the leading Under-21 eventing rider in the South East last year.
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Horsham Youth Triathlon

HORSHAM YOUTH TRIATHLON

The first Horsham Youth Triathlon was held in the Pavilions in the Park on 23rd June and proved to be a big success. It is hoped the event will be repeated in 2014. Click here for More

Southdown Gliding Club

SOUTHDOWN GLIDING CLUB

There are about 80 gliding clubs in the country, but Southdown is the second oldest, having been founded in 1930, and the largest voluntary-run club. Click here for More

Tom Hayward

TOM HAYWARD: A DRIVING AMBITION

Tom Hayward didn't start playing golf properly until 2010, but now he's turned professional and is eyeing a place on the European Tour. Click here for more

Alex Reed

ALEX REED: JUNIOR FIESTA DRIVER

Alex Reed of Horsham is about to embark on his first full season in the new Ford Fiesta Junior championship. Click here for More

Horsham Table Tennis Club

HORSHAM TABLE TENNIS CLUB

Here in Horsham, the game is set to be boosted by the launch of a new Friday night table tennis club for all held at Collyers College. Click here for More

 

Tom Haynes

TOM HAYNES: ASHES TO SMASHES

Tom Haynes has been snapped up by East Grinstead Cricket Club after impressing for the men's team in the village of Barns Green Click here for More

Billingshurst Tennis Club

BILLINGSHURST TENNIS CLUB'S GREAT RETURN

Ten years ago, Billingshurst Tennis Club was not in great shape. There were just two courts, membership was perilously low and with a lack of professional role models, the future was not looking good. Click here for more

Caitlin Ward

CAITLIN WARD TARGETS OLYMPICS

Caitlin was a promising competitor in Karate when she was younger, winning medals and competing in international tournaments all over Europe.But these days the Warnham schoolgirl is focused on rugby. Click here for More

David King

DAVID KING: BADMINTON TALENT

David King is among the best young badminton talents in the country.In May, the Horsham schoolboy enjoyed his most competitive experience to date, representing the South East in the UK Schools Games in London. Click here for More

Cam Lambourne in the pool

ATLANTIS ENJOYING LIFE IN PREMIER DIVISION

At the age of 72, with fifty years of swimming coaching behind him, New Zealander Bill Penny still has the desire to ensure that all of the youngsters at Atlantis swimming club reach their maximum potential. Click here for More

Horsham Minis Rugby

HISTORY OF HORSHAM RUGBY MINIS

In 1978, Horsham Rugby Club was celebrating its Golden Jubilee, and to mark the occasion the club held its first ever Festival of Mini Rugby... Click here for More

Marco Penge

MARCO PENGE: HE'S COME A FAIR WAY

Marco Penge is one of the most promising golfing talents in the country. Aged only 13, Marco has become a scratch golfer at the same age as Tiger Woods did. Click here for More

Harry Harrod

SET4SUCCESS AWARDS HANDED OUT

Set4Success, the charity which helps talented young sports people in the Horsham District, has given out 14 more awards Click here for More

Harry with his kart

HARRY MAILER'S LE MANS DREAM

When Harry Mailer received a go-kart from his parents on his eighth birthday, the first thing he said was “brilliant - how long do I get to keep it for?’ Click here for More

Horsham Indoor Bowls (Pic: Toby Phillips)

HORSHAM INDOOR BOWLS CLUB

With a new carpet in place and a long-term leade, Horsham Indoor Bowls Club is looking to boost its membership and entice young people to the game Click here for More

Southwater relays

SOUTHWATER TRIATHLON RELAYS

There were many teams that turned up at the Southwater Relays onā€ˆSeptember 4th prepared to fight for victory. Click here for More

Baseball at Five Oaks

HORSHAM JUNIOR BASEBALL CLUB

orsham Junior Baseball Club has swelled to the extent that it now has over 300 members, several representatives in the Great Britain squad and perhaps the best player in the country. Click here for More