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Book Swap, DVD Loans and Jigsaw Loans available once again

Good News - The Book Swap and DVDs Swap/Loan facility at Helmdon Reading Room is now back again. Jigsaw Loans are also now available from Helmdon church.

Click here for opening times and other details.

Posted: Tue, 13 Apr 2021 20:00 by Richard

Tags: Community, Helmdon Church, Reading Room

Village litter pick - Saturday 24th April, 10am

Village litter pick - Saturday 24th April, 10am

The Parish Council are holding a village litter pick on Saturday 24th April. We will provide the litter pickers and bin bags to anyone who can spare some time that morning to help spruce up the village.

If you are able to help, even if just for half an hour then please come to the school car park to collect your litter picker and rubbish bag, Councillors will be there from 10am -12pm. You will be given... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 13 Apr 2021 10:55 by Helen du Bois

Tags: Community

Uncontested election for Helmdon Parish Council

We have received a Notice of Uncontested Election from SNC for Helmdon Parish Council. The following candidates will be duly elected to the Council at the Annual Meeting in May - congratulations to you all!:

Jo-anne Bearman

Eddie Garner

Emma Gray

Simon Harris

Danny Moody

Chris Thorpe

Steve Wheeler

There will be two Councillor vacancies.

Posted: Tue, 13 Apr 2021 10:26 by Helen du Bois

Tags: Election

Thursday afternoon Post Office service resumes 15th April

The Thursday afternoon Post Office services in the Reading Rooms will be reinstated commencing this coming Thursday, 15th April.

The regular Tuesday morning service (10.00 - 12.00) remains as normal.

Posted: Mon, 12 Apr 2021 20:33 by Ross Vicars

Tags: Reading Room

HRH The Duke of Edinburgh - a message from the Parish Council

HRH The Duke of Edinburgh - a message from the Parish Council

All members of Helmdon Parish Council and staff are deeply saddened by the passing of HRH The Duke of Edinburgh.

Should you wish to lay flowers in the village you may do so at the War Memorial. We would kindly ask that you remove any wrap before laying them; all flowers will be removed by the Council at the end of the mourning period.

Books of Condolence will be available in Brackley for all members... Read More »

Posted: Fri, 09 Apr 2021 13:30 by Helen du Bois

Tags: Parish Council

Church to reopen Monday 12th April

Church to reopen Monday 12th April

Church to reopen Monday 12th April - please click on image for more details.

Posted: Thu, 08 Apr 2021 17:11 by Ross Vicars

Tags: Church

Deadline for standing as a candidate is this Thursday, 4pm

If you are considering standing as a candidate for the Parish Council this May then there are just a few days left to submit your nomination forms. All forms must be handed into The Forum at Towcester by 4pm this Thursday. For more information and to download your nomination forms please click here.

Posted: Tue, 06 Apr 2021 08:23 by Helen du Bois

Tags: Election, Parish Council

Frauds using "Team Viewer" or "Anydesk"

Whilst Team Viewer and Anydesk are legitimate programs (Apps) from legitimate companies, fraudsters are now asking people to download and install these programs. This gives the fraudsters control of the user's device for banking or identity theft fraud.

If anyone asks you to download and/or install any program (App), please ensure that you actually requested it and you understand its purpose.

(As advised... Read More »

Posted: Fri, 02 Apr 2021 10:45 by Richard

Tags: Community, Neighbourhood Watch

200 Club - Results of the March Draw

The 200 Club draw for March took place on Saturday, 27th March - Results may be found here.

Congratulations to all winners.

Posted: Sun, 28 Mar 2021 10:49 by Ross Vicars

Tags: 200 Club

An update from Brackley Community Hospital Trust

An update from Brackley Community Hospital Trust

In 1990 the National Health Service decided that the much-loved Brackley Cottage Hospital was no longer viable and needed to be closed. The residents of the town and its surrounding villages, however, had other ideas, and, spearheaded by the then Town Mayor of Brackley, George Britchfield, an ambitious project began to "save the Cottage". A charitable trust, of which George became the first chairman,... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 22 Mar 2021 11:12 by Helen du Bois

Tags: Services

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