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Get your group on the map!

SNC have created a Wellbeing Activities map, a searchable map that gives the details of community groups and clubs in the area that promote either activity, learning, creativity or friendship. To be on the map, groups need to cost £5.00 or less per hour and be accepting new members.

There are so many fantastic groups and activities for both young and old in our village but at the moment there... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 19 Nov 2018 10:50 by Helen du Bois

Tags: Community

Stitchers Christmas Knit

Stitchers Christmas Knit

Helmdon Stitchers have excelled themselves with this Christmas knit, for Katharine House Hospice. Almost 200 of these chocolate filled novelties will go on sale from a number of KH outlets, to raise much needed funds for this worthy cause. Well done ladies.

Posted: Fri, 16 Nov 2018 15:37 by Helma

Tags: Local News

Keeping up with the local government re-organisation

Please see the attached document for the latest update from SNC on the preparations for the proposed new unitary authority covering the Daventry, Northampton and South Northants areas.

You can find out more and see FAQ and previous updates on the SNC website: www.southnorthants.gov.uk/lgr

Posted: Fri, 16 Nov 2018 14:21 by Helen du Bois

Tags: Community, Reports

30th Anniversary Performance Tickets ON SALE NOW!

30th Anniversary Performance Tickets ON SALE NOW!

Tickets for The Bridge Players 30th anniversary performance of Cinderella are on sale now!

Posted: Tue, 13 Nov 2018 18:58 by Robert Duncombe

Tags: Local News, Community, Reading Room, School, Helmdon Presents, Bridge Players

TV programmes about Antiques - want to know more?

TV programmes about Antiques - want to know more?

Would you like to know more about Antiques programmes? Come and join us (Helmdon WI) for a talk titled "Behind the Screens' on Wednesday 14th Nov. in the Reading Room at 7.30pm.

Non Members are welcome and refreshments will be available.

Posted: Tue, 13 Nov 2018 16:03 by Helma

Tags: WI

Battle’s Over 2018 – commemoration at Helmdon Church, 11th November 2018, from 6:30pm

Battle’s Over 2018 – commemoration at Helmdon Church, 11th November 2018, from 6:30pm

As part of the national commemoration of the end of First World War, a commemoration event will be held outside Helmdon church tomorrow night (Sunday 11th November 2018). The event will commence at 6:40 pm with a reading of the names of local people who gave their lives during the conflict, followed by a reading of Tribute to the Millions, a specially written commemoration poem. The Last Post will... Read More »

Posted: Sat, 10 Nov 2018 20:18 by Helen du Bois

Tags: Helmdon Church, Bell Ringers, Local News, Council, Community

Creative competitions ahead of tomorrow's Bonfire Night celebrations!

Creative competitions ahead of tomorrow's Bonfire Night celebrations!

Children of Helmdon Primary School and Helmdon Acorns have been preparing for tomorrow's bonfire night and learning about how the 5th of November all started.

Pupils of Helmdon school were then set the task of building their very own Guy Fawkes which will appear on the bonfire tomorrow evening. Paul and Robert Duncombe from Helmdon Parish Council were asked to judge the guys for a winner. It was a tough... Read More »

Posted: Fri, 09 Nov 2018 13:44 by Robert Duncombe

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

"Sharon Belle" relative to attend Remembrance Service

"Sharon Belle" relative to attend Remembrance Service

For some years now, in addition to remembering the men of Helmdon that died during the two World Wars, Helmdon has also remembered the US Army Air Corps men that died when their B-17 bomber, the "Sharon Belle", crashed with the loss of all ten crew near Astwell Castle Farm on 30th November 1943; the pilot of that fated aircraft was Capt. Richard W Pugh.

In 2009, after several years of investigation... Read More »

Posted: Fri, 09 Nov 2018 10:00 by Helma

Tags: Community

Two Concerts for Armistice

Sat. 10th Nov. 2018, 7.30pm for 8.00pm
Brackley Wind Ensemble and Music Makers of Milton Keynes present The Armistice Service at St James Church, Syresham. Poetry and poppy drop.
Tickets £10, to include first glass of wine, from 01280 850210 or on the door

Sat. 10th Nov. 2018 7:30pm
Brackley Jubilee Choir and the Cherwell Orchestra present Leonard Bernstein's Chichester Psalms & Karl Jenkins'... Read More »


Posted: Thu, 08 Nov 2018 21:00 by Richard

Tags: Community

Less than 50 tickets remaining!

Less than 50 tickets remaining!

Haven't been to a firework display yet? Or just love fireworks so much you want to go again! Helmdon Acorns firework display is an event not to miss, a spectacular event, great food and drink and a fabulous fundraising evening! With tickets selling fast and less than 50 left, get yours quick to avoid disappointment! Tickets available from Helmdon Acorns.

The event takes place this Saturday (10th November)... Read More »

Posted: Thu, 08 Nov 2018 17:30 by Robert Duncombe

Tags: Community, Parents and Tots, Playground

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