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Community Speed Watch 2020

Community Speed Watch 2020

Helmdon has been invited to take part in the Community Speed Watch 2020 program. In order to be considered we will need at least 4 volunteers to be part of the monitoring team - the dates for the scheme are not yet confirmed but we will know more in the New Year. If you would be interested in being part of the monitoring team for Helmdon please contact the Clerk before Friday 13th December. For more... Read More »

Posted: Thu, 05 Dec 2019 12:28 by Helen du Bois

Tags: Community, Roads, Transport

Warm Homes Fund - potential funding available

Warm Homes Fund - potential funding available

Do you heat your home purely with solid fuel or electric heaters? South Northants Council are considering applying for funding to support the installation of affordable heating solutions in rural properties without existing oil/gas central heating systems. If you are interested, or if you know of anyone else in the village who could benefit please get in touch with the Clerk.

Posted: Thu, 05 Dec 2019 12:04 by Helen du Bois

Tags: Community

Windows 1-4 now open

Windows 1-4 now open

Advent windows 1-4 are now open.
Click the following link for photos: Advent Windows 2019

Posted: Wed, 04 Dec 2019 21:41 by Robert Duncombe

Tags: Community

Village Cafe Christmas Raffle - Draw taking place on the 10th

The Village Cafe Christmas raffle (lots of prizes) will take place in the Reading Room on the 10th December at 11.00 so next Tuesday will be the last chance to buy tickets to support these two very worthy causes.

Proceeds this years are being distributed between two charities, McMillan Cancer Support and Blood Bikers.

Posted: Tue, 03 Dec 2019 17:01 by Ross Vicars

Tags: Café, Reading Room, Community

Advent Windows Open 1 by 1...

Advent Windows Open 1 by 1...

The village Advent Windows are beginning to open. You can follow a catalogue of the windows below.

Advent Windows 2019

Posted: Mon, 02 Dec 2019 23:06 by Robert Duncombe

Tags: Community, Friends of St Mary Magdalene

Brackley Jubilee Choir - St Peter's Church, 30 Nov, 7:30pm

Brackley Jubilee Choir - St Peter's Church, 30 Nov, 7:30pm

Brackley Jubilee Choir together with the Cherwell Orchestra will be performing: Mozart - Requiem and Puccini - Messa di Gloria

30th November, 7:30pm, St Peter's Church, NN13 7BB

Tickets £15 available at the door (16 and under free)

Posted: Tue, 26 Nov 2019 17:30 by Richard

Tags: Community

200 Club - November Results

The 200 Club draw for November took place on Sunday 24th at The Fat Landlord, results can be found here. Congratulations to all winners...

Posted: Mon, 25 Nov 2019 18:40 by Ross Vicars

Tags: 200 Club

Helmdon Advent Windows Map 2019 now available to download

Helmdon Advent Windows Map 2019 now available to download

The Helmdon Advent Windows Map is now complete! Take a look at where the 2019 Advent windows will be lighting up our village.

Windows will be lit between 4.30 and 9.00pm from their 'opening' date until at least the 27th December.

Click here to download map (634KB PDF)

Posted: Thu, 21 Nov 2019 09:36 by Ross Vicars

Tags: Community

Acorns Fireworks POSTPONED

Due to bad weather forecaster, the fireworks will not be going ahead this evening. The event will take place next weekend however, Saturday 16th November. Same time and place.

Posted: Sat, 09 Nov 2019 11:18 by Robert Duncombe

Tags: Community, Parents and Tots

Thursday Post Office unavailable on two upcoming dates

The Post Office will not operate on Thursday 14th November due to renewal of the floor in the Reading Room kitchen.

Nor will it operate on Thursday 12th December due to the Reading Room being used as a polling station

Posted: Wed, 06 Nov 2019 12:19 by Ross Vicars

Tags: Reading Room, Community, Post Office

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