The January Draw for the 200 Club was held today (27th January) and here are the results...congratulations to the winners.
1st prize £100 --- 181 David Mico
2nd prize £40 --- 285 David Powell
3rd prize £25 --- 265 Julie Berrie
4th prize £15 --- 149 John Grey
5th prize £10 --- 154 Pat Harrison
6th prize £10 --- 241 David Brookhouse
Posted: Sun, 27 Jan 2019 22:39 by Ross Vicars
The Campaign for Rural England are running a survey of our night skies: "Getting involved is simple – all you have to do is look up at the night sky and tell us how many stars you can see within the constellation of Orion. You can do this from anywhere in England between Saturday 2 February and Saturday 23 February, but your best opportunity is the week of 2-9 February, when the skies will be... Read More »
Posted: Sun, 27 Jan 2019 15:56 by Helen du Bois
We would like to remind residents to take extra care around the village at this time of year. Due to cold temperatures many paths become slippy. Parents walking to Acorns and the School with children along gravel path should take extra care in particular when approaching the road. Please make use of provided salt bins in the village.
Posted: Thu, 24 Jan 2019 18:00 by Robert Duncombe
Sulgrave Manor, ancestral home of George Washington, is looking for enthusiastic people to join the team of friendly volunteers. The Manor is steeped in history and we are on the hunt for House Volunteers, Garden Volunteers and Learning Engagement Volunteers.
House Volunteers bring the heritage to life for the visitors during opening season (Thursdays, Fridays and Sundays 12-5 April-September). We would... Read More »
Posted: Tue, 22 Jan 2019 11:12 by Helen du Bois
With a top ten recycling rate and as finalists in national awards, the South Northamptonshire Council (SNC) street cleaning and waste collection teams are asking residents what they think of their service. The Council is taking part in a national survey to assess the quality of these two services.
These surveys are being carried out by authorities across country and ask firstly what is important to... Read More »
Posted: Sat, 19 Jan 2019 06:31 by Helen du Bois
Sat, 07 Sep 2019 19:30
The Friends of the Church confirm that Fiori Musicali will perform a concert in Helmdon Church on Saturday 7th September. The program will be confirmed later but is likely to include pieces by composers such as Vivaldi, Handel and others. Fiori musicians are world class and so this is certain to be a wonderful performance.
Posted: Fri, 18 Jan 2019 22:35 by Ross Vicars
We have received a report of a drone flying at low level and very close to properties in the village on Sunday evening (13th January).
If you know anyone who has a drone please could you make sure that they are aware that it is against the law to fly a drone within 50 meters of people and property and that they are also breaking privacy laws if they film people in private property without their consent.... Read More »
Posted: Fri, 18 Jan 2019 17:19 by Helen du Bois
Two new dog waste bins have been installed in the village, with a third bin on its way. They have been installed at the two most popular suggestions in the survey that the Council ran last year - one is located at the Church Street end of Gravel Path, and the other is further up Church Street at the entrance to Ambleside path. The third bin will be installed near the footpath opposite the school shortly.... Read More »
Posted: Fri, 18 Jan 2019 13:15 by Helen du Bois
The next meeting of the Parish Council is on Wednesday 23rd January. The Council will be setting the budget for 2019-2020, going through the new Action Plan for the coming year and receiving an update on the speed data tracked by the Station Road speed indicator device. Council meetings are public meetings and anyone can attend - there is an Open Forum item towards the start of the meeting where residents... Read More »
Posted: Fri, 18 Jan 2019 10:43 by Helen du Bois
There will be a day of free sporting activities as Olympic athlete, world champion swimmer and Strictly Come Dancing star Mark Foster cuts the ribbon on the new pool and gym at Brackley Leisure Centre on Saturday 19th January. The holder of eight world records will officially open the pool during a ribbon cutting ceremony at midday and Zoggs will be hosting an Oceans of Fun session delivered by Olympic... Read More »
Posted: Sat, 12 Jan 2019 09:51 by Helen du Bois