Helmdon Primary School are delighted with our recent addition of 2 table tennis tables on the playing field. We hope that all members of the community will use the table tennis tables when the playing fields are open outside school hours . All you need to do is bring along your own table tennis bats and balls!
Posted: Wed, 10 Jul 2019 12:33 by Helen du Bois
On Friday 19th we shall be showing a French film/ documentary called "Faces Places". (Visages, Villages)
Agnes Varda, one of the leading lights of France's honoured French New Wave cinema era, and professional photographer and muralist, J.R., partake on a special art project. Together, they travel around France in a special box truck equipped as a portable photo booth and traveling printing facility... Read More »
Posted: Wed, 10 Jul 2019 10:09 by Helen du Bois
The Parish Council have upgraded the light bulbs in five of the village streetlights, replacing the orange glow of the old sodium light bulbs with a whiter light from an LED bulb. The LED bulbs consume far less energy and last much longer than the old sodium bulbs which are no longer being manufactured.
We would like to know your thoughts on the light from the new bulbs – you can see them at the... Read More »
Posted: Tue, 09 Jul 2019 11:41 by Helen du Bois
The Parish Council would like to install a second defibrillator in the village to ensure that all residents can access this life saving device if needed. The school has already kindly provided the village with access to their defibrillator but the emergency services will only deploy a defibrillator if the incident is within 500m of the cabinet – this range spans from the top of Station Road to... Read More »
Posted: Sun, 07 Jul 2019 14:45 by Helen du Bois
South Northamptonshire Council are running a Housing Needs Survey in Helmdon to find out about the type of housing that Helmdon residents feel is needed in the village. They recently send out a House Needs Survey to every household via Royal Mail. Unfortunately it seems that a few residents didn't receive their copy and several were returned to SNC marked "No Such Address". The Parish Council have... Read More »
Posted: Sat, 06 Jul 2019 17:24 by Helen du Bois
Northamptonshire Police has published a new newsletter called "Northamptonshire Rural Matters". It is a newsletter for residents and businesses about the work going on to fight rural crime in Northamptonshire. The first issue introduces the Rural and Wildlife Crime Team and there's a message from the Chief Constable, Nick Adderley. It covers issues of interest to residents in rural areas such as Fly-tipping,... Read More »
Posted: Sat, 06 Jul 2019 15:56 by Helen du Bois
Please support the annual fund raising coffee morning for Cancer Research UK to be held on July 10th at 49 Church Street from 10.00 - 12.00 with traditional Bring and Buy, Plants, Crafts and Gifts. A speaker from Cancer Research UK will be present to provide an update on latest Research developments.
Posted: Wed, 03 Jul 2019 17:01 by Ross Vicars
Helmdon Village Fete will be held this Saturday 29th June at Fountain House, Wappenham Road starting at 2.00 pm.
Raffle (including Silverstone Grand Prix tickets), Stalls, Cakes, Teas, Pimms, Games, Entertainment and Tractor Rides - so something for everyone.
Please support this village event...
Posted: Thu, 27 Jun 2019 17:09 by Ross Vicars
Join us on Sunday 7th July for this year's Car Treasure Hunt. Pre-booked cars for £15 per car - setting off at timed intervals from 2pm. Meeting up for the results and prizes with tea and cake in the Church.
For more info and to book your car call Hugh Walmsley 01295 768837 or Robert Alfandary 01295 760599.
Posted: Wed, 26 Jun 2019 13:02 by Helen du Bois
Dear film lovers
On Friday evening at 7:30pm Helmdon Presents is showing "Burn, Burn, Burn" - Dan dispatches his good friends on a road trip to five disparate UK venues...he even accompanies them: not so much backseat driver as wedged into the glove compartment. Dan's ashes are to be scattered in places dear to his heart and are accompanied by video messages from the grave! A crackling, life-affirming... Read More »
Posted: Tue, 25 Jun 2019 11:11 by Helen du Bois