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NCC Carers Services survey

Northamptonshire County Council in association with the Carers Association, the Clinical Commissioning Group and voluntary sector partners have developed a survey to seek the views of carers to help shape future services. Results will be used to help inform what carers services and support should look like in the future. Please click here to the survey. More »

If you have any questions about this survey please contact Julia Partridge: jpartridge@northamptonshire.gov.uk

The survey closes on 14 February 2020. » Less

Posted: Mon, 20 Jan 2020 10:56 by Helen du Bois

Use Waitrose Tokens at Brackley to Support Reading Room

Use Waitrose Tokens at Brackley to Support Reading Room

When shopping at Waitrose in Brackley, you'll receive a green token to place in the box of the good cause you'd most like to support. Each month Waitrose Brackley branch donates £1,000 between 3 local good causes; the more tokens a cause gets, the greater their share of the £1000. More »

For January, Waitrose in Brackley is supporting Helmdon Reading Room Roof Replacement Fund.

If you use Waitrose in Brackley, please remember to collect your green token and place it in the Reading Room box - the more tokens we collect, the larger our share of the £1000

Thank you for your support. » Less

Posted: Thu, 16 Jan 2020 10:33 by Ross Vicars

A Full House - Fiori Musicali Concert Review

The church was filled to capacity on 7th September 2019 with around 140 people coming to see Fiori Musicali playing pieces with an Italian theme. It is many years since they last visited Helmdon and, following the success of this concert both musically and financially, we hope that their return will be much quicker this time. More »

Posted: Wed, 15 Jan 2020 15:40 by Richard

200 Club - December Results

The 200 Club draw for December took place on Sunday 22nd at The Fat Landlord, results can be found here. Congratulations to all winners...

Posted: Tue, 31 Dec 2019 13:09 by Ross Vicars

This Thursday will be the last Banbury bus for 2019

This Thursday will be the last Banbury bus for 2019

The Thursday bus to Banbury will not be running next week as it is Boxing day, so tomorrow's bus will be the last one for 2019. The service will then resume on Thursday 2nd January 2020.

Thank you for your support of this service this year - have a lovely Christmas.

Posted: Wed, 18 Dec 2019 13:49 by Helen du Bois

Christmas Fire Safety

Christmas Fire Safety

Please see the attached Christmas Fire Safety newsletter from the Northamptonshire Police, Fire and Rescue service.

Posted: Thu, 12 Dec 2019 13:05 by Helen du Bois

Village Cafe and Post Office opening times in December

The Cafe will be closed on both the 17th December (Xmas Lunch Club), and the 24th December (Christmas Eve)

Cafe reopens on Tuesday 31st December.

The Post Office will be open as follows:

Tuesday 17th December
Thursday 19th December
Tuesday 24th December
Tuesday 31st December

Posted: Tue, 10 Dec 2019 17:30 by Ross Vicars

Village Cafe Christmas raffle raises record total

Macmillan Cancer Support and Blood Bikers will both benefit from the proceeds of the Village Cafe Christmas raffle that took place today; the raffle and donations totalling a record amount of £290 that will be shared between the two charities. More »

Thanks are due to Alan and Enid Kebble and Chris and Diane Thorpe who arrange the raffle, source many of the prizes and sell the tickets.

"Thank You" too from the organisers to all the Cafe regulars for your continued and generous support. » Less

Posted: Tue, 10 Dec 2019 12:00 by Ross Vicars

Bin collections over the Christmas period

Bin collections over the Christmas period

Helmdon and Falcutt's black and blue bin collections will continue as normal over Christmas and New Year. on the usual days. However, there will be no green bin collections the w/c 23rd and w/c 30th December. The 2019/2020 collection calendar has been published - please see attached.

Posted: Mon, 09 Dec 2019 12:02 by Helen du Bois

Community Speed Watch 2020

Community Speed Watch 2020

Helmdon has been invited to take part in the Community Speed Watch 2020 program. In order to be considered we will need at least 4 volunteers to be part of the monitoring team - the dates for the scheme are not yet confirmed but we will know more in the New Year. If you would be interested in being part of the monitoring team for Helmdon please contact the Clerk before Friday 13th December. For more information about the program please click here.

Posted: Thu, 05 Dec 2019 12:28 by Helen du Bois

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