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Village litter pick - Saturday 24th April, 10am

Village litter pick - Saturday 24th April, 10am

The Parish Council are holding a village litter pick on Saturday 24th April. We will provide the litter pickers and bin bags to anyone who can spare some time that morning to help spruce up the village.

If you are able to help, even if just for half an hour then please come to the school car park to collect your litter picker and rubbish bag, Councillors will be there from 10am -12pm. You will be given... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 13 Apr 2021 10:55 by Helen du Bois

Tags: Community

Uncontested election for Helmdon Parish Council

We have received a Notice of Uncontested Election from SNC for Helmdon Parish Council. The following candidates will be duly elected to the Council at the Annual Meeting in May - congratulations to you all!:

Jo-anne Bearman

Eddie Garner

Emma Gray

Simon Harris

Danny Moody

Chris Thorpe

Steve Wheeler

There will be two Councillor vacancies.

Posted: Tue, 13 Apr 2021 10:26 by Helen du Bois

Tags: Election

Thursday afternoon Post Office service resumes 15th April

The Thursday afternoon Post Office services in the Reading Rooms will be reinstated commencing this coming Thursday, 15th April.

The regular Tuesday morning service (10.00 - 12.00) remains as normal.

Posted: Mon, 12 Apr 2021 20:33 by Ross

Tags: Reading Room

HRH The Duke of Edinburgh - a message from the Parish Council

HRH The Duke of Edinburgh - a message from the Parish Council

All members of Helmdon Parish Council and staff are deeply saddened by the passing of HRH The Duke of Edinburgh.

Should you wish to lay flowers in the village you may do so at the War Memorial. We would kindly ask that you remove any wrap before laying them; all flowers will be removed by the Council at the end of the mourning period.

Books of Condolence will be available in Brackley for all members... Read More »

Posted: Fri, 09 Apr 2021 13:30 by Helen du Bois

Tags: Parish Council

Church to reopen Monday 12th April

Church to reopen Monday 12th April

Church to reopen Monday 12th April - please click on image for more details.

Posted: Thu, 08 Apr 2021 17:11 by Ross

Tags: Church

Deadline for standing as a candidate is this Thursday, 4pm

If you are considering standing as a candidate for the Parish Council this May then there are just a few days left to submit your nomination forms. All forms must be handed into The Forum at Towcester by 4pm this Thursday. For more information and to download your nomination forms please click here.

Posted: Tue, 06 Apr 2021 08:23 by Helen du Bois

Tags: Election, Parish Council

Frauds using "Team Viewer" or "Anydesk"

Whilst Team Viewer and Anydesk are legitimate programs (Apps) from legitimate companies, fraudsters are now asking people to download and install these programs. This gives the fraudsters control of the user's device for banking or identity theft fraud.

If anyone asks you to download and/or install any program (App), please ensure that you actually requested it and you understand its purpose.

(As advised... Read More »

Posted: Fri, 02 Apr 2021 10:45 by Richard

Tags: Community, Neighbourhood Watch

200 Club - Results of the March Draw

The 200 Club draw for March took place on Saturday, 27th March - Results may be found here.

Congratulations to all winners.

Posted: Sun, 28 Mar 2021 10:49 by Ross

Tags: 200 Club

An update from Brackley Community Hospital Trust

An update from Brackley Community Hospital Trust

In 1990 the National Health Service decided that the much-loved Brackley Cottage Hospital was no longer viable and needed to be closed. The residents of the town and its surrounding villages, however, had other ideas, and, spearheaded by the then Town Mayor of Brackley, George Britchfield, an ambitious project began to "save the Cottage". A charitable trust, of which George became the first chairman,... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 22 Mar 2021 11:12 by Helen du Bois

Tags: Services

It's not too late - avoid a fine

It's not too late - avoid a fine

Census Day was yesterday, Sunday 21 March. If you've not yet completed your census form, please complete and submit it asap.

The Information Pack you received in early March will tell you what you need to do. Use the unique code given in the Pack to access the form online using any device. If you can't find your Information Pack, or need any help (such as getting another access code) call the Help Line.... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 22 Mar 2021 09:51 by Helen du Bois

Tags: Census 2021, Census2021

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