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Can you help?

Can you help?

This Saturday (8th June) a footpaths working party will be cutting back the hedge beside the path through the Wilson allotments, off Wappenham Road.

Any help would be most welcome. Starting at 9:30am - hand tools only please.

Posted: Mon, 03 Jun 2019 16:39 by Helen du Bois

Tags: Community

Tickets On Sale

Tickets On Sale

There are still tickets available for all 3 evenings of the Bridge Players Summer productions of Dark Road and The Last Visitor. Two plays reflecting on the Holocaust and WW2. Get yours quickly to avoid disappointment.

Posted: Mon, 27 May 2019 19:29 by Robert Duncombe

Tags: Community, Reading Room, Bridge Players

200 Club - Draw results for May 2019

The May draw took place on the 26th and you can see the lucky winners by clicking this link..."200 Club"

Posted: Mon, 27 May 2019 12:21 by Ross Vicars

Tags: 200 Club

Friday film - "Leave no Trace"

Friday film - "Leave no Trace"

This Friday (24th May) we are showing "Leave no Trace"... hailed as one of the best film's of 2018.

A father and his thirteen year-old daughter are living an ideal existence in a vast urban park in Portland, Oregon, when a small mistake derails their lives forever.

Take a look at this trailer: https://www.imdb.com/title/tt3892172/videoplayer/vi1901508633?ref_=vp_pl_0

A powerful film from the director... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 20 May 2019 10:40 by Helen du Bois

Tags: Helmdon Presents

Northamptonshire councils given extra year to perfect new structure

Councils in Northamptonshire have been given an extra year to prepare for the biggest shake-up of local government since the 1970s.

Today, James Brokenshire MP, Secretary of State for Housing, Communities and Local Government (MHCLG) gave his thumbs up to proposals which will see the number of councils providing services to the district reduced from eight to two.

South Northamptonshire Council (SNC),... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 14 May 2019 16:34 by Helen du Bois

Tags: Council

Local job opportunity at Blackpits (Material Change) - closing date Friday 17th May

Weighbridge Operator / Administrator

A position has arisen at Material Change for a Weighbridge Operator to join our team. Based from our Helmdon Composting facility near Brackley (NN13 5QD) you will report to the Site Manager and will be responsible for the operation and administration of the site weighbridge. Duties will include but are not limited to:

• Weighbridge operation and administration... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 14 May 2019 11:47 by Helen du Bois

Tags: Community

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

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