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Residents Be Vigilant!

Residents Be Vigilant!

There has been a burglary dwelling Between 01:00 and 06:00 on the 19th September, along Wappenham Road, Helmdon. A vehicle along with other small items were taken.

If you were in the area, maybe travelling to or from work and have any information relating to the incident, please call Northamptonshire Police on 101, or call Crimestoppers in confidence on 0800 555111

alternatively you can contact the Neighbourhood... Read More »

Posted: Thu, 20 Sep 2018 16:45 by Robert Duncombe

Tags: Council, Local News, Community

Friends of St Mary Magdalene AGM August 2018 - Minutes now published

The minutes of the August AGM can be found by following this link...

Posted: Wed, 19 Sep 2018 16:20 by Ross Vicars

Tags: Friends of St Mary Magdalene

Remember Remember... To SAVE THE DATE!

Remember Remember... To SAVE THE DATE!

The Helmdon Acorns firework committee have been busy working hard behind the scenes preparing for this year's firework display. Don't forget to save the date. This year the fantastic display will be held on Saturday 10th November. If you enjoyed it last year... this year will be bigger and better than ever! Tickets will be on sale soon so watch this space! Last year tickets SOLD OUT before the night,... Read More »

Posted: Thu, 13 Sep 2018 19:30 by Robert Duncombe

Tags: Community, Parents and Tots, Local News, School

WEA Autumn Course Starts 18th Sept. 2018

WEA Autumn Course Starts 18th Sept. 2018

David Price is returning to Helmdon to present the adult education course "Behind the Iron Curtain: Life in Eastern Europe under Communism". Course enrolment & week 1 on Tues 18th Sept.

About this Course: How becoming part of the Soviet Bloc after the Second Word War affected people in East Germany, Czechoslovakia, Poland, Hungary, Romania and Bulgaria.

Topics include the story of the Berlin Wall;... Read More »

Posted: Thu, 13 Sep 2018 15:06 by Richard

Tags: WEA

Signing Off

Signing Off

The very last entry has been added to the "old" village web site (see screenshot below). Over the next few days, will be closed down and visitors will be redirected to the new village web site at

Thank you to all the hundreds and thousands of visitors to helmdon.comover the past eighteen years, and for the all the posts, contributions and photographs.

Danny Moody,... Read More »

Posted: Sun, 09 Sep 2018 21:20 by Robert Duncombe

Tags: Local News, Council, Community


Weston and Lois Weedon Drama group will be presenting murder at Priorswell Manor, by Simon Brett, at Lois Weedon Village Hall on Friday and Saturday, September 14th and 15th at 7.30p.m. This is a light-hearted whodunit with lots of twists as the story unravels.

Tickets £7, call Jenni Liversidge on 01327 860039 or email Jonathan Carpenter at

The Banbury Guardian – 7th... Read More »

Posted: Sun, 09 Sep 2018 09:11 by Ross Vicars

Tags: Local News

Fellowship Tea Party - date correction

The Fellowship Tea Party is at Acres End, by kind invitation of David and Carol Brookhouse, on Friday 14th September at 2 p.m. and not on 21st September as originally advertised.

Posted: Sat, 08 Sep 2018 13:02 by Ross Vicars

Tags: Fellowship

Operation Viper - Northamptonshire Police Survey

Operation Viper is Northamptonshire Police's crackdown on serious and organised crime.

Serious and Organised Crime has no home in Northamptonshire and we need your help in telling us if you are aware of any issues in your area so we can investigate them.

Please can you take a moment to complete the below survey. We are determined to make Northamptonshire a hostile place for criminals but we are relying... Read More »

Posted: Fri, 07 Sep 2018 22:43 by Ross Vicars

Tags: Community

Clear A Path Please

Clear A Path Please

Helmdon residents Winston and Cameron Tunley organised a working party last weekend to strim and cut back the path along the old railway line towards Astwell Castle.

The path is a favourite for dog walkers and is heavily used. It is not a right of way but responsible walkers are allowed to use by agreement with the landowner; it is known as a "permissive route".

The gang was made up of members of the... Read More »

Posted: Fri, 07 Sep 2018 22:27 by Ross Vicars

Tags: Local News, Community

30th Anniversary Auditions!

30th Anniversary Auditions!

It's that time of year again …. Oh no it isn't …. Oh yes it is!

30 years after The Bridge Player's debut pantomime of Cinderella in 1988. Helmdon Bridge Players are pleased to announce that auditions for their 30th Anniversary pantomime, Cinderella, are to be held on Sunday 23rd September in the Reading Room at 5:00pm. Please note; unlike previous years, auditions on the 23rd will be combined... Read More »

Posted: Fri, 07 Sep 2018 22:02 by Robert Duncombe

Tags: Bridge Players

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