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Coffee & cake morning at The Fat Landlord this Friday, 21st June

The Fat Landlord is holding our first coffee (and tea!) morning this Friday. We will be opening our doors especially from 10am and look forward to serving you our home-baked delights. Kids welcome. Buggies can be parked in our porch

Posted: Wed, 19 Jun 2019 14:18 by Helen du Bois

Tags: Community

Do you have unwanted hand tools?

Do you have unwanted hand tools?

Brackley Rotary Club is collecting old or unused hand tools to support the Tools for Self Reliance charity ( We need serviceable old or new hand tools - primarily carpentry and metal work, blacksmiths tools, metric taps and dies and garden tools. The tools will be serviced and boxed up by disadvantaged people in the Tools for Self Reliance centre in Northampton. The sets will go to the... Read More »

Posted: Fri, 14 Jun 2019 12:58 by Helen du Bois

Tags: Community

It's Opening Night...

It's Opening Night...

It's opening night of The Bridge Players' summer performances. Tickets are still available and will be available on the door however this will be on a first come first serve basis. If you would like to reserve tickets please get in touch.

Tickets available from:

Rachel 07976 309958 or Dave 01295 760362
Thur 13th | Fri 14th | Sat 15th
Adult £8, Under 18s £5

Ahead of our opening night, we have... Read More »

Posted: Thu, 13 Jun 2019 08:34 by Robert Duncombe

Tags: Community, Bridge Players

Post Office (in Reading Room) not open on Thursday 13th June

Please note that the Post Office in the Reading Room will not be available on Thursday 13th June 2019.

Posted: Tue, 11 Jun 2019 15:30 by Richard

Tags: Reading Room, Post Office

Can you help?

Can you help?

This Saturday (8th June) a footpaths working party will be cutting back the hedge beside the path through the Wilson allotments, off Wappenham Road.

Any help would be most welcome. Starting at 9:30am - hand tools only please.

Posted: Mon, 03 Jun 2019 16:39 by Helen du Bois

Tags: Community

Tickets On Sale

Tickets On Sale

There are still tickets available for all 3 evenings of the Bridge Players Summer productions of Dark Road and The Last Visitor. Two plays reflecting on the Holocaust and WW2. Get yours quickly to avoid disappointment.

Posted: Mon, 27 May 2019 19:29 by Robert Duncombe

Tags: Community, Reading Room, Bridge Players

200 Club - Draw results for May 2019

The May draw took place on the 26th and you can see the lucky winners by clicking this link..."200 Club"

Posted: Mon, 27 May 2019 12:21 by Ross Vicars

Tags: 200 Club

Friday film - "Leave no Trace"

Friday film - "Leave no Trace"

This Friday (24th May) we are showing "Leave no Trace"... hailed as one of the best film's of 2018.

A father and his thirteen year-old daughter are living an ideal existence in a vast urban park in Portland, Oregon, when a small mistake derails their lives forever.

Take a look at this trailer:

A powerful film from the director... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 20 May 2019 10:40 by Helen du Bois

Tags: Helmdon Presents

Northamptonshire councils given extra year to perfect new structure

Councils in Northamptonshire have been given an extra year to prepare for the biggest shake-up of local government since the 1970s.

Today, James Brokenshire MP, Secretary of State for Housing, Communities and Local Government (MHCLG) gave his thumbs up to proposals which will see the number of councils providing services to the district reduced from eight to two.

South Northamptonshire Council (SNC),... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 14 May 2019 16:34 by Helen du Bois

Tags: Council

Local job opportunity at Blackpits (Material Change) - closing date Friday 17th May

Weighbridge Operator / Administrator

A position has arisen at Material Change for a Weighbridge Operator to join our team. Based from our Helmdon Composting facility near Brackley (NN13 5QD) you will report to the Site Manager and will be responsible for the operation and administration of the site weighbridge. Duties will include but are not limited to:

• Weighbridge operation and administration... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 14 May 2019 11:47 by Helen du Bois

Tags: Community

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