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Fix My Street - a new way to report problems with our roads and pavements

Fix My Street - a new way to report problems with our roads and pavements

NCC has closed Street Doctor and launched Fix My Street, a new website for residents to report problems with the public roads, pavements and vegetation.

Fix My Street enables you to report problems such as potholes, blocked drains, overgrowing hedgerows etc. You can pin point the exact location on a map and upload photo images of the problem if you wish. You can also review other reports in your area... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 27 Mar 2019 13:27 by Helen du Bois

Tags: Council

Fundraising coffee morning - Aid for Africa, Helmdon School Hall, this Friday 09:45-10:45. Everyone welcome.

Fundraising coffee morning - Aid for Africa, Helmdon School Hall, this Friday 09:45-10:45. Everyone welcome.

Helmdon Primary School are holding a coffee morning this Friday (29th) to raise funds for those affected by Cyclone Idai in Southern Africa.

It will run from 9:45am - 10:45am - everyone is welcome and contributions of cakes would be gratefully received.

Poster by Year 2

Posted: Tue, 26 Mar 2019 12:30 by Helen du Bois

Tags: Community, Helmdon School

Dog Walkers Urged To Keep Pets On Leads As Two Lambs Killed

Message Sent By

Jennifer Masters (Police, Digital Communications Officer , Countywide)

Images of two lambs believed to have been killed by a dog have been released in a bid to remind dog walkers of the need to keep their pets on the lead and under control around livestock.

The images are available to view on the Northamptonshire Police website.

Northamptonshire Police received a report of the deaths of... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 25 Mar 2019 14:00 by Ross Vicars

Tags: Community

200 Club Results for March 2019

The 200 Club Prize Draw for March was held today at The Fat Landlord. The results are as follows:

1st prize £100 --- 171 Eileen Graham

2nd prize £40 --- 289 Mia Turner

3rd prize £25 --- 277 Leigh Sparrow

4th prize £15 --- 161 Gerald Holt

5th prize £10 --- 257 Michael Neuhoff

6th prize £10 --- 201 Ann Smith All live in Helmdon.

Posted: Sun, 24 Mar 2019 21:20 by Ross Vicars

Tags: 200 Club

Apology after Council Tax billing error

South Northamptonshire Council is today apologising to residents for a billing error in their Council Tax. Residents of South Northamptonshire will be receiving replacement Council Tax bills in the next week or so after the originals were issued with incorrect figures.

Last week around 36,000 bills landed on doormats around the district, but due to human error the figures were calculated incorrectly.... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 20 Mar 2019 13:20 by Helen du Bois

Tags: Local News

Afternoon Tea with Friends - Over 60s event

Afternoon Tea with Friends - Over 60s event

The Happy At Home Project would like to invite you to enjoy
Afternoon Tea with Friends at Helmdon's Reading Room
on Saturday 30th March starting at 1pm

£3 includes sandwiches cakes and hot drinks.

Everyone over 60 years welcome

For further information about "Happy at Home", click on this link http://www.voluntaryimpact.org.uk/happy-home/

Posted: Sat, 16 Mar 2019 17:54 by Ross Vicars

Tags: Community

St Patricks Green Performance

St Patricks Green Performance

If you're looking for an evening of celebration, green ,dancing, green, light refreshments and more green, tickets are still available for St Patricks celebrations on Saturday 23rd March (not the actual St Patrick's Day!) at the Reading Room. Starts at 7pm.If you'd like tickets you are welcome to contact Geoff Bridger.

Posted: Tue, 12 Mar 2019 23:15 by Robert Duncombe

Tags: Community, Reading Room, Sports Club

Stitchers Easter Knit

Stitchers Easter Knit

Helmdon Stitchers have once again excelled themselves with their Easter Knit - a selection of cream egg filled novelties have been passed on to raise much needed funds for Katharine House Hospice.

Well done to all who took part.

Posted: Tue, 12 Mar 2019 18:05 by Ross Vicars

Tags: Helmdon Stitchers

Bridge Players Auditions

Bridge Players Auditions

Auditions for the Bridge Players summer play will be taking place on Sunday 10th March 2019 at 7:30pm in The Reading Room. This year our plays are based on a war theme.

If you fancy treading the boards we would love to see you there! We are also after backstage crew, help with set/costume and more! We are always after new members to join our growing team! If you are interested then please get in touch.... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 05 Mar 2019 18:47 by Robert Duncombe

Tags: Community, Reading Room

Blackpits Compost Shovel Day

Blackpits Compost Shovel Day

Blackpits are hosting a compost give-away day at Helmdon Compost Site on Saturday 20 April 2019. The compost will be available to collect between the hours of 08:00 – 12:00 only. Residents will be restricted to 5 bags/buckets each. No trailers will be allowed. Residents should bring their own bags/buckets and shovels for loading. Compost will be stockpiled on the compost pad adjacent to the weighbridge.... Read More »

Posted: Sun, 03 Mar 2019 13:17 by Helen du Bois

Tags: Community

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