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Dark Road & The Last Visitor Gallery

Dark Road & The Last Visitor Gallery

The gallery for Helmdon Bridge Players summer production 2019 of Dark Road and The Last Visitor is now live and can be found:

Dark Road & Last Visitor Gallery

Posted: Thu, 15 Aug 2019 20:40 by Robert Duncombe

Who won this month??

The 200 Club lottery results for July are here.

Posted: Thu, 15 Aug 2019 13:21 by Richard

A date for your diary... Crafts in the Church, 26th October 2019

Crafts in the Church, St Mary Magadalene Helmdon, Saturday 26th October, 10am to 4pm

A day of Crafts in the Church with a variety of stall holders and many gifts to buy. Refreshments will be available and proceeds from the day will go to Rainbows Children's Hospice.
For more information contact Louise Stothard (louisestothard@aol.com or 01295 760816)

Posted: Thu, 15 Aug 2019 13:15 by Richard

The Andy Lawrenson Trio returns to Helmdon!

The Andy Lawrenson Trio returns to Helmdon!

Fun for all….evening of music in Helmdon Reading Room brought to you by Helmdon Presents…

"GOLDEN AGE of the SILVER SCREEN"

Friday October 4th at 7:45pm. Tickets £10
Phone: 01295 760523 or 768922
Mail: morag@msn.com or collect from Old Hall Bookshop, Market Place, Brackley More »

Drinks and snacks available to purchase.

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Posted: Tue, 13 Aug 2019 14:50 by Richard

Fiori Musicali concert at Helmdon Church, 7th Sept.

Fiori Musicali concert at Helmdon Church, 7th Sept.

Fiori Musicali concert in Helmdon Church, Saturday 7th September 2019 at 19:30

We are lucky to have the opportunity to hear some first class music in our village. The programme for the concert will include:
. Boccherini : Trio in D minor op.54 no.5
. Mozart : Aria from Cosi Fan Tutte
. Rossini : Sonata à Quattro no.1 in G
. Boccherini : Cello Sonata no.1 in A
. Mozart : Arias from La Finta Giardiniera. More »

The popular soprano Judit Felszeghy will join the renowned Fiori Musicali to perform some sparkling arias from Mozart's Italian operas.

Tickets £20 (or £15 with restricted view, mainly at back of the church). Funds raised will help the Friends of the Church maintain our village church.

For more information please contact Hugh Walmsley or c.gartside1@btinternet.com » Less

Posted: Tue, 13 Aug 2019 13:00 by Richard

Helmdon is Highly Commended!

The results from the 2019 ACRE Northamptonshire Village Awards have been revealed and although Glapthorn won the prize for Best Small Village this year, Helmdon received a rare Highly Commended with the judges commenting: More »

"We met many members of the village of varying ages and there was a real feeling of community. They all wanted to tell us about their village and the wide spread of clubs, groups etc., something for everyone. There is a very active Parish Council giving grants to village organisations and excellent environmental projects. The church is very much part of the village and is well used as a community building (the lovely Stitchers Kneelers project accepted by a national organisation). The social housing is now in the hands of the Parish Council. One resident said that 'living in Helmdon is like living in a story book'. A lovely village with many interesting clubs."

Thank you to everyone who helped with our entry this year - the certificate will be displayed in the Reading Room. » Less

Posted: Tue, 13 Aug 2019 11:28 by Helen du Bois

Afternoon Tea at the Reading Room, Saturday 31st August 2 - 4pm

Helmdon Women's Institute invite you to join them for Afternoon Tea. All welcome to come and spend some time enjoying good company, tea and cake and learn some more about Helmdon W.I.

There will be no charge. More »

If possible, please let either of the following know if you'd like to join us:

Jenny (01295 760721) jensaunders4@icloud.com or

Vanessa (01295 760477) vanessavicars@gmail.com » Less

Posted: Mon, 12 Aug 2019 18:38 by Ross Vicars

Free activity sessions for young people in South Northamptonshire

Young people at a loose end can join free summer activity sessions provided by South Northants Council (SNC) from next week. Expanding on the success of previous Youth Activator Sessions, this summer it will reach more children than before by visiting six South Northants communities. More »

The sessions are aimed at those aged between seven and 13 and feature a range of team sports led by security checked activity leaders.

Youth Activator Sessions take place between 11:30am and 12:30pm, at: the Hartwell Community Centre playing field on Monday, 5 August, Towcester Centre for Leisure all-weather pitch on Tuesday 6, Roade Village Hall playing field on Wednesday 7, King's Sutton Memorial Hall playing field on Thursday 8, Greens Norton playing field on Monday 12 and Brackley Leisure Centre playing field on Tuesday, 13 August.

For more information visit SNC Youth Activators
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Posted: Fri, 02 Aug 2019 10:16 by Helen du Bois

Cancer Research UK Coffee Morning raises £1100

Cancer Research UK Coffee Morning raises £1100

This year's fund raising coffee morning in aid of Cancer Research UK has raised £1100. Grateful thanks to all those who contributed and supported this event. Thank you.

Jenny Overson.

Posted: Wed, 17 Jul 2019 22:00 by Ross Vicars

Road Closure Warnings

Road Closure Warnings

With the Silverstone Grand Prix taking place over the following days, please be aware of the road closures which will be taking place. More details can be found in the attached link.

Dear Resident

I would like to take this opportunity to thank you in advance for your co-operation over the weekend of the Formula 1® Rolex British Grand Prix 2019 (12 - 14 July 2019) and to give you details of the local traffic systems that are being implemented. We hope this information will enable you to plan any journey you may need to make during the event and minimise disruption to you and your family. More »

Please note that it is not our intention to run a one way system on the A43 on Friday or Saturday although the option remains to be used in extreme situations as a contingency. The only one way system planned for Friday and Saturday relate to the Dadford Road and details are listed below. As such refuse collections and busservices will be unaffected. If circumstances change and we are forced to turn a one way system on for theA43 on Friday or Saturday the details will be posted on www.silverstone.co.uk/residents.

More information or the full document can be found at:

https://www.silverstone.co.uk/wp-content/uploads/2016/03/2019-BGP-Traffic-Management-Information-.pdf » Less

Posted: Wed, 10 Jul 2019 18:37 by Robert Duncombe

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