Join Jane and Gill for Afternoon tea and support The Alzheimer’s Society

Join Jane and Gill for Afternoon tea and support The Alzheimer’s Society

It's that time of year again!!!

Gill Garner and Jane Borton are still walking for The Alzheimer's Society. To raise money for this amazing charity we are holding an Afternoon Tea at the Fat Landlord, Helmdon from 2 - 4pm on Sunday 17th July. £5.00 per person.

This was such an amazing success last year and we are so excited to be baking again, so please join us and donate towards such needed research... Read More »

Posted: Thu, 30 Jun 2022 11:11 by Ross

Tags: Community

200 Club Results for June are in...

The 200 Club draw for June took place on Sunday 23rd.

Full Results may be found here.

Congratulations to the lucky winners.

Posted: Mon, 27 Jun 2022 10:46 by Ross

Tags: 200 Club

Fibre broadband to premises connections in Helmdon

Looking for fast reliable broadband?

Would you like a fibre cable wired directly into your house?

Tove Valley Broadband is a "Not for Profit" community company, run by volunteers, established to connect Tove Valley villages with high-speed internet connections. Around 60 people in the village are members of Tove Valley Broadband (TVB) receiving a wireless broadband service. Recently TVB have rolled out... Read More »

Posted: Sun, 26 Jun 2022 11:24 by Ross

Tags: Community

Excellent result for Jenny O's "Cancer Research UK" fund raiser

A huge "Thank You" to everyone that supported Jenny Overson's week long sale of plants and cakes in aid of Cancer Research UK. Jenny wishes to thank everybody who donated plants and cakes, the people that helped with sales and all those who so generously contributed and supported financially.

The sum raised from the week was a magnificent £2300.00

Thank you!

Posted: Fri, 10 Jun 2022 21:09 by Ross

Tags: Community

Helmdon Festival - Saturday 11 June 2022, from 1:30pm till late.

Venues: School Field + Reading Room + The Fat Landlord + More

Full details of Events and Venues can be found at

Posted: Tue, 07 Jun 2022 21:15 by Richard

Tags: Community

Village Café and Post Office - 31st May. Opening hours change...

The Village Café and the Post Office will be open for shorter hours than usual on Tuesday 31st May as the Reading Room is required for a wake later in the morning.

The cafe will be open from 9.30 - 10.30

The Post Office will be open 10.00 - 11.00

Posted: Mon, 30 May 2022 16:45 by Ross

Tags: Cafe

200 Club results for May

The 200 Club draw for May took place on Saturday 22nd.

Full Results may be found here.

Congratulations to all the lucky winners.

Posted: Sun, 22 May 2022 20:20 by Ross

Tags: 200 Club

Helmdon Community Foundation AGM - Reading Room - 16th June 2022

Helmdon Community Foundation AGM will be held in the Reading Room, Thursday 16th June 2022, 7.45pm.

All are welcome to come along and see how things are developing in the Reading Rooms.

The official agenda hasn't been finalised yet but it will consist of:
1) an update on the new constitution of the Reading Room and how it benefits the village and
2) a discussion on the architects proposals to update and... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 16 May 2022 10:30 by Richard

Tags: Community, Reading Room

It Could Be You!

It Could Be You!

Are you passionate about climate change? Do you want to do what you can to help people cope with the cost of living crisis? Would you like to help improve the environment of the village?

A chance has arisen to join the parish council. If you care about Helmdon and would like to help make a real difference then this opportunity is for you.

As a councillor representing your community, you will help keep... Read More »

Posted: Thu, 12 May 2022 21:29 by Danny Moody

Tags: Parish Council

Village Meeting Hears About HS2 Works

Village Meeting Hears About HS2 Works

There was standing room only at the Annual Village Meeting held in the Reading Room on Wednesday 27 April 2022.

Dave Butcher, Engagement Manager from EKFB, the main contractor building HS2, provided an update on the works in the section from the A43 Brackley to Greatworth.

Of principle concern to Helmdon is the movement of 1 million cubic metres of excavated soil from one side of the Radstone Road (meaning... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 09 May 2022 21:11 by Danny Moody

Tags: HS2, Parish Council, meetings

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