The Helmdon Advent Windows Map is now complete! - Take a look at where this years' advent windows will be lighting up our village.
Windows will be lit between 5:00 and 9.00pm from their "opening" date until at least the 27th December. If weather permits we are planning an informal walk round the village on Boxing Day to view all the windows, taking the opportunity to look at all the other Christmas... Read More »
Posted: Sun, 25 Nov 2018 21:39 by Robert Duncombe
The 200 Club Prize Draw was carried out today in The Fat Landlord and the results are as follows:
1st prize £100 --- 217 Vanessa Vicars
2nd prize £40 --- 171 Eileen Graham
3rd prize £25 --- 209 Barbara Buxton
4th prize £15 --- 297 Lee Marland
5th prize £10 --- 290 Andrew Harris
6th prize £10 --- 104 Liz Humphrey
Posted: Sun, 25 Nov 2018 21:20 by Helma
It seems a long time since the amazing Helmdon Summer Ball, but we now get the privilege of donating the proceeds. So this is a message to village and community groups who want to put in a bid for some of the money. Please let Huw Davies know by the end of November telling him the name of your group, how much is requested and what it is for. We'll then review and donate the funds raised.
Please contact... Read More »
Posted: Thu, 22 Nov 2018 00:36 by Helma
Questionnaire Response Summary published
Results from 120 responses to the survey of views on the existing village facilities have now been summarised. Please click on the 'questionnaire response' link below to download/view.
Since 90% of respondents thought that the possibility of a new village hall and sports facilities should be looked into, Helmdon Parish Council will be considering how to take this... Read More »
Posted: Wed, 21 Nov 2018 14:45 by Richard
The all-weather running track on the field at Helmdon Primary School is now officially open. On Friday 16th the school held an opening ceremony and Fergus Scott, this year's winner of the Helmdon Hurler and a former pupil of the school ran the first mile, followed quickly afterwards by the entire school and children from Acorns Pre-school. Support from Friends of Helmdon School and a sports premium... Read More »
Posted: Tue, 20 Nov 2018 14:04 by Helen du Bois
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
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
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
Tickets for The Bridge Players 30th anniversary performance of Cinderella are on sale now!
Posted: Tue, 13 Nov 2018 18:58 by Robert Duncombe
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