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Annual Parish Meeting - A Quick Review

Annual Parish Meeting - A Quick Review

The Helmdon Annual Parish Meeting (APM) was held on Wednesday 24th April 2019 in the Reading Room on Church Street. Approximately 15 members of the public were in attendance and the meeting was chaired Cllr Danny Moody. Light refreshments were provided to give everyone a chance to chat and circulate before the business got underway.

The evening opened up with apologies of absence and the Chairman's... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 13 May 2019 20:11 by Robert Duncombe

Tags: Community, Council, Local News, Reading Room

SUMMER EVENING WALKS START MONDAY 20th MAY 2019

SUMMER EVENING WALKS START MONDAY 20th MAY 2019

Within the national Walking for Health scheme, run locally by South Northants Council, the Helmdon Health Walks Group has been active since March 2009. We have Thursday afternoon walks of up to three miles throughout the year, starting at 1.45 pm from the Reading Room in Church Street.

In addition we organize longer walks on summer evenings, and for 2019 we will begin on Monday 20th May and continue... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 13 May 2019 15:09 by Helen du Bois

Tags: Community

The Astwell Pie Challenge is coming to the Reading Room this Saturday

The Astwell Pie Challenge is coming to the Reading Room this Saturday

The Astwell Pie Challenge takes place at Helmdon Reading Room, 20 Church Street NN13 5QJ, Saturday 11th May at 7:15pm. Includes licensed bar & pie making demonstration. Proceeds to Astwell Benefice.

Please click on poster (twice) for more information (use 'back' button to exit).

£5 for pie entrants £10 for spectators. Tickets available from Sheena Warren (see poster) or Bill Elkington... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 07 May 2019 14:20 by Richard

Tags: Reading Room, Helmdon Church

The early birds can save money on holiday activities

Parents and guardians will have just six days to take advantage of a 10 per cent discount on the May half-term holiday activity programme for children run by South Northamptonshire Council.

Once again the programme, which is tailored for five to 15-year-olds, will take place at Magdalen College School in Brackley and the Towcester Centre for Leisure and includes a mixture of sports, arts, crafts and... Read More »

Posted: Thu, 02 May 2019 14:06 by Helen du Bois

Tags: Council, Local News

Unitary Authority update from South Northants Council

Local Government Reorganisation – Update from Peter Holt: Interim Assistant Director, Communications and Local Government Reorganisation

We are now within shouting distance of the post-Easter anticipated announcement from the Government giving the thumbs up to the two proposed new unitaries for Northamptonshire, to be followed by the Statutory Change Orders being laid before and considered by... Read More »

Posted: Thu, 02 May 2019 14:04 by Helen du Bois

Tags: Council

Dates for the democratic diary

Residents in South Northamptonshire are being urged to take note of important deadlines ahead of the European Parliamentary Elections on Thursday, 23 May 2019. Anyone who has changed their address, name or nationality must register in order to vote and the deadline is 11:59pm on Tuesday, 7 May. Richard Ellis, Local Returning Officer for South Northamptonshire, said: "It only takes a few minutes to... Read More »

Posted: Thu, 02 May 2019 14:02 by Helen du Bois

Tags: Council

Tickets NOW ON SALE!

Tickets NOW ON SALE!

Tickets for the Bridge Players summer performance are NOW ON SALE!

Adults £8, Children £5.
Contact Dave Bridger (01295) 760232
or Rachel Marland 07976 309958

Posted: Wed, 01 May 2019 22:18 by Robert Duncombe

Tags: Community, Reading Room, Bridge Players

200 Club results - April 28th Draw

See "200 Club" page under Helmdon Groups for latest draw results...

Posted: Tue, 30 Apr 2019 17:04 by Ross Vicars

Tags: 200 Club

Post Office (in Reading Room) not open on Thursday 2nd, 9th & possibly 23rd May

Latest... please note that Post office will be open on Thurday 16th May 2019.

Due to bookings and staff availability, the Post Office in the Reading Room will not be available on Thursday 2nd, Thursday 9th May 2019. Also, it will also be closed on Thursday 23rd May 2019 if the European Elections go ahead.

The Post office will be available on Tuesday mornings as normal during May.

Posted: Tue, 30 Apr 2019 13:40 by Helen du Bois

Tags: Reading Room, Post Office

Health Walks

There will be no health walk this week (2nd May, 2019)

Posted: Mon, 29 Apr 2019 13:06 by Helen du Bois

Tags: Community

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