It is with the greatest regret that we have decided to stop running trains for the public so sadly our open afternoons which we have been running for the last 20 years will come to and end. We were thinking of stopping anyway in a couple of years or so as we're not getting any younger and the virus has simply brought things forward.
We do want to thank all our loyal supporters, many of whom come from... Read More »
Posted: Wed, 15 Jul 2020 10:51 by Ross Vicars
Jenny O's Alternative Coffee Morning last week with its Plant and Cake sales has raised over £1000. This amount does not include the on- line giving which remains an option until the Just Giving page closes on July 31st. Please click on the link if you still wish to donate.
"I am deeply grateful to all donors and buyers for their very generous support to this effort; and CRUK will also be especially... Read More »
Posted: Mon, 13 Jul 2020 20:29 by Ross Vicars
Sadly during lockdown, and now, your churches have had a significant reduction in income, not only because we are unable to put on any fundraising events but also, and most importantly, no services means no collections.
All your churches rely on the generosity of all the parishioners, the collection monies go toward the running costs of these beautiful buildings. Those churches that do not have a high... Read More »
Posted: Wed, 08 Jul 2020 18:53 by Helen du Bois
The works to repair a leaking water main at the bottom of Church Street should be completed and the road re-opened by tomorrow, Thursday, at the latest.
The latest leaks, which have caused the road to be dug up four times in the past six weeks, are caused by a combination of factors, including the water pressure being too high in the water main that comes into Helmdon from Sulgrave. The measured pressure... Read More »
Posted: Wed, 08 Jul 2020 09:38 by Helen du Bois
"Jenny O's Alternative Coffee Morning" at 49 Church Street.
Plant Sales: Monday 6th July - to Friday 10th July from 9:30am. There are plenty of plants on offer as can be seen in the photo - they're just waiting for you...
Cake Sales: Tuesday 7th July from 9:30am
Contributions to Cancer Research UK would be gratefully received. If you wish to donate directly, please click here...
Posted: Mon, 06 Jul 2020 09:33 by Ross Vicars
The Government has announced that outdoor play areas can be opened up again from Saturday 4th July, however, it has been agreed that the school field and play area will remain closed until the end of term. The school are working hard to ensure that they provide a safe environment for the pupils and it is felt that if the play area is opened up for public use outside of school hours, the Parish Council... Read More »
Posted: Fri, 03 Jul 2020 18:44 by Helen du Bois
The Fat Landlord will be reopening on Saturday 4th July. Although things may be different in quite a few ways, you will still receive the same warm welcome you have come to expect from The Fat Landlord.
Takeaway meals still available this week (not Saturday evening)
Posted: Thu, 02 Jul 2020 12:31 by Richard
The Parish Council has a Councillor vacancy - please see attached notice for more details.
After 12 years of service Paul Duncombe has resigned from the Parish Council. Chairman John Coatsworth says "Paul Duncombe has been a member of Helmdon Parish Council since 2007 and on behalf of the council, I wish to record my sincere thanks for his contribution throughout 12 years of continuous service, Paul's... Read More »
Posted: Wed, 01 Jul 2020 19:21 by Helen du Bois
In order to fit in with post office timings the Thursday opening of the book and DVD swap will now be 2pm till 4pm. We will therefore open on Tuesday and Saturday mornings 10am till midday and on Thursday afternoons 2pm till 4pm.
Please continue to use the facility ...we have some great books and DVDs for adults and children.
Posted: Tue, 30 Jun 2020 22:45 by Richard