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An update from Brackley Community Hospital Trust

An update from Brackley Community Hospital Trust

I am delighted to be able to announce that our first target has been reached. The trustees have been amazed at the very enterprising ways in which people have, in spite of or maybe because of the Covid19 pandemic, managed to engage with others and continue to raise funds despite so many activities being currently not possible.

We have almost reached the magic figure of £165,000 which would ensure... Read More »

Posted: Thu, 01 Oct 2020 06:53 by Helen du Bois

Tags: Community, Local News

Radstone Road to be closed for HS2 works: 12th & 13th October

The Radstone Road will be closed between 10am - 4pm for HS2 works on Monday 12th October and Tuesday 13th October. For more information about the planned works please see attached document.

Posted: Thu, 01 Oct 2020 06:30 by Helen du Bois

Tags: Highways

200 Club Draw for September - Results are in...

The 200 Club draw for September took place today Sunday 27th, results may be found here. Congratulations to all winners and especially to Eileen Collet who will be known by many older residents. Eileen celebrated her 100th birthday last week, what a lovely present for her.

Posted: Sun, 27 Sep 2020 20:19 by Ross Vicars

Tags: 200 Club

Planned Essential Maintenance - Website Downtime - Tuesday 29th September

2 Commune will be performing essential maintenance on Tuesday, September 29th 2020. This will mean that this website won't be available most of the morning and possibly some of the afternoon. This work is necessary in order to increase the capacity and speed of servers.

We apologise for any inconvenience caused.

Posted: Fri, 25 Sep 2020 21:30 by Richard

Tags: Community, Council

The bus to Banbury starts again - Thursday 8th October

The bus to Banbury starts again - Thursday 8th October



Helmdon Parish Council is pleased to announce that the Banbury bus is running again. The bus will run on the following dates:

Thursday 8th October 2020

Thursday 5th November 2020

Thursday 3rd December 2020

Thursday 17th December 2020

There will be three pick-ups in Helmdon:

10:20am – Wappenham Road, at the top of Field Way

10:21am – Station... Read More »

Posted: Fri, 25 Sep 2020 15:51 by Helen du Bois

Tags: Transport

Bridge Players Update: Pantomime Cancelled 2020

It is with regret that we announce the cancellation of the 2020 Helmdon Bridge Players pantomime. Our upmost priority is to ensure the safety of our cast, crew, and audience. Whilst we are all eager to tread the boards this December, we do not feel that a socially distanced pantomime would have quite the same impact, and although we would be able to host a small audience, restrictions on audience participation... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 15 Sep 2020 17:22 by Robert Duncombe

Tags: Bridge Players, Helmdon School

Cafe unaffected by the recent changes to COVID 19 rules.

The Village Cafe will be open as normal on Tuesdays from 10.00 to 12.00.

Face masks need to be worn on entering and leaving the Reading Room.

Customers should exit the Reading Room by the rear door.

Posted: Fri, 11 Sep 2020 12:11 by Ross Vicars

Tags: Cafe, Reading Room

COVID-19 in Northamptonshire - Community Engagement

Northamptonshire County Council (NCC), and all our partners who are working together on the coronavirus pandemic, want to hear from members of our communities.

We want to gather feedback to understand your views on the spread of coronavirus in the county and to identify what might be helping or stopping people from following guidance.

We will ask you about getting tested, about social distancing (keeping... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 09 Sep 2020 06:47 by Helen du Bois

Tags: NCC


Despite COVID 19 we are very much hoping to turn Helmdon into a Living Advent Calendar for the sixth time this year with windows throughout the village decorated and 'opened' each evening between 1 December and Christmas Eve. In order to ensure everyone knows their date in good time to plan, we need to be clear by mid-October that we have enough participants so we would be very grateful for quick responses.... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 07 Sep 2020 12:30 by Richard

Tags: Advent Windows, Community

200 Club AGM

The AGM of the 200 Club will be held in the Reading Room at 7pm on Monday 14th September.

All members of the Club would normally be entitled to attend, but this year obviously numbers attending will have to be restricted.

There will be room for a few members of the Club in addition to the Committee members; it would be helpful if you could let me know if you wish to attend.

We do always welcome comments... Read More »

Posted: Fri, 04 Sep 2020 13:16 by Ross Vicars

Tags: 200 Club

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