Author: Charmaine Jay

Parents and Tots

Parents and Tots

We are delighted to announce that Parents and Tots is going to start again in the church next Thursday 6th May at 10am - 12 noon. Safety precautions will be followed. Masks to be worn by all adults and hand sanitizer to be used on entering the church. Looking forward to seeing parents and carers with the children - Ann Smith

Posted: Sat, 01 May 2021 07:54 by Charmaine Jay

Tags: Parents and Tots

Helmdon Annual Parish Meeting Tuesday 4th May: find out how HS2 works will impact our area

Helmdon Annual Parish Meeting Tuesday 4th May: find out how HS2 works will impact our area

The 2021 Helmdon Annual Parish Meeting is to be held online next Tuesday (4th May) at 7:30pm. Presentations will include information about the HS2 works going on in our area, by Chris James, Community Engagement Manager for Effiage Kier (HS2 project), a presentation from Cllr Emma Gray about a proposal to create a Helmdon-Brackley greenway and the final annual report from our outgoing Chairman, Cllr... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 28 Apr 2021 12:28 by Charmaine Jay

Tags: Community, Council

A successful morning

A successful morning

The Parish Council would like to thank everyone who spent their Saturday morning clearing up the village. A great result, the village will look much better for your efforts.

Posted: Mon, 26 Apr 2021 10:33 by Charmaine Jay

Tags: Community

A43 northbound to be closed overnight from BP roundabout to Syresham

The A43 northbound will be closed overnight between the BP roundabout and Syresham, from Monday 19th April until Saturday 1st May. The road will be closed from 8pm - 6am and diversions will be in place. There will also be some southbound lane closures on this stretch of road during this period but access will be maintained, including access to Whitfield village.These closures are due to HS2 works on... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 19 Apr 2021 12:31 by Charmaine Jay

Tags: HS2, Highways

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 Charmaine Jay

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 Charmaine Jay

Tags: Election

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 Charmaine Jay

Tags: Parish Council

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 Charmaine Jay

Tags: Election, Parish Council

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 Charmaine Jay

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 Charmaine Jay

Tags: Census 2021, Census2021