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Changes on the Parish Council

Changes on the Parish Council

The Parish Council held its Annual Meeting on 19th May 2021, the first meeting since the local elections.

Goodbyes were said to John Coatsworth, who has been a member of the Parish Council for 14 years and our Chairman since May 2015. John has been a much valued member of the Council and has been involved in many projects and improvements within the village over that time. Councillors presented John... Read More »

Posted: Thu, 27 May 2021 13:49 by Helen du Bois

Tags: Parish Council

Change of date for A43 overnight closures

The A43 northbound will be closed overnight again between the BP roundabout and Syresham on 3-4th June and 8-10th June. The road will be closed from 8pm - 6am and diversions will be in place. The southbound lane closures will continue on this stretch of road. For more information and details of the diversions please visit the HS2 commonplace website.

Posted: Mon, 24 May 2021 09:55 by Helen du Bois

Tags: HS2, Highways

200 Club Results for May 2021

The 200 Club draw for May took place on Sunday, 23rd May - Results may be found here.

Congratulations to all winners.

Posted: Sun, 23 May 2021 18:17 by Ross

Tags: 200 Club

Meeting of the Parish Council - Wednesday 19th May, 7:30pm

The Annual meeting of the Parish Council will be held in the Reading Room this evening (19th May) at 7:30pm. A new Chairman will be elected as Cllr John Coatsworth will be retiring from the Council after many years service. The candidates for the two Councillor vacancies will be considered, and the statements for the 2020-21 Annual Governance and Accountability Return will be signed.

Members of the... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 19 May 2021 14:37 by Helen du Bois

Tags: Parish Council, Reading Room

Thursday Health Walks restart on 20th May

Helmdon Health Walks are very pleased to report that with the lifting of restrictions on Monday 17th May 2021, we will be restarting the Thursday afternoon walks on 20th May at the usual place and time (13.45 outside the Reading Room). Unfortunately tea and cake will not be available on the first week.

Looking forward to seeing you all - Roger Miles / David Mico

For more information please click here... Read More »

Posted: Fri, 14 May 2021 19:12 by Richard

Tags: Community, Footpaths, Health

HS2 Community Engagement event

HS2 Community Engagement event

HS2 & Effiage Kier are holding main works virtual engagement events in the Twyford to Greatworth area, offering people the chance to meet with the engagement team on a 1-1 basis.

The next session for the Twyford to Greatworth area is on Tuesday 25 May, from 3pm-7pm.

Book your 20 minute slot here: Twyford to Greatworth Area Eventbrite Link

Who are the events for?

For members of public, landowners, local... Read More »

Posted: Fri, 14 May 2021 12:53 by Helen du Bois

Tags: HS2

Helmdon Presents... The Budapest Cafe Orchestra playing live at Helmdon Reading Room on Friday July 2nd at 7.30pm. Tickets £16 from Morag : morag@msn.com

Helmdon Presents... The Budapest Cafe Orchestra playing live at Helmdon Reading Room on Friday July 2nd at 7.30pm. Tickets £16 from Morag : morag@msn.com

The Budapest Cafe Orchestra will kick off the Helmdon Festival with an evening of eclectic music. They are a four-piece band touring extensively around Great Britain and we are the second venue on their tour! The BCO redeliver Balkan and Russian traditional gypsy and folk music in their own fresh surprising way. Admired for their artful distillations of masterpieces by the great Romantic composers.... Read More »

Posted: Thu, 13 May 2021 20:50 by Ross

Tags: Helmdon Presents, Reading Room

Banbury bus continues to run monthly

Banbury bus continues to run monthly

The Helmdon - Banbury bus continues to run on the first Thursday of every month. It will run on the following dates:

Thursday 3rd June 2021

Thursday 1st July 2021

Thursday 5th August 2021

Thursday 2nd September 2021

There are three pick-ups in Helmdon:

10:20am – Wappenham Road, at the top of Field Way

10:21am – Station Road, at the bottom of Church Road

10:22am – Station Road, at the entrance... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 10 May 2021 14:44 by Helen du Bois

Tags: Transport

Further overnight closures on A43 northbound: 23rd - 28th May

The A43 northbound will be closed overnight again between the BP roundabout and Syresham, from Sunday 23rd May until Friday 28th May. The road will be closed from 8pm - 6am and diversions will be in place. The southbound lane closures will continue on this stretch of road. For more information and details of the diversions please visit the HS2 commonplace website.

Posted: Mon, 10 May 2021 12:56 by Helen du Bois

Tags: HS2, Local News, Roads

Post Office closed today - 6th May

Please note there will be no Post Office service today as the Reading Room is being used for elections.

Posted: Thu, 06 May 2021 12:02 by Ross

Tags: Reading Room

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