Author: Ross Vicars

Consultation opens on name for new council to serve west Northamptonshire

A public consultation started Wednesday, 31 October and ends Monday, 3 December 2018.

People across the west of Northamptonshire are being asked what they think the proposed new unitary council should be called.

For more information, click this link

Posted: Thu, 01 Nov 2018 11:34 by Ross Vicars

Tags: Local News

Local Wine Club Meeting in Helmdon Reading Room, 8th November at 8pm

Weston Wine Club is on the road!

To placate our growing band of Helmdon members, we're having our November tasting in the Reading Room. It's friendly and informal and you don't have to know anything about wine!

This month we're tasting whites and reds from Burgundy; come and try wines that you won't find in the supermarket!

Venue: The Reading Room, Church Street, Helmdon.
Time: Thursday 8th November at... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 31 Oct 2018 15:36 by Ross Vicars

Tags: Reading Room

200 Club Results for October

See the 200 Club community page for the latest draw results

Posted: Sun, 28 Oct 2018 19:17 by Ross Vicars

Tags: 200 Club

Weston Art Club Exhibition 2nd - 4th November

Weston Art Club Exhibition 2nd - 4th November

Weston Art Club Exhibition 2018 at Weston Baptist Chapel, NN12 8PD
Friday, 7pm-9pm
Saturday, 10am - 4pm
Sunday, Midday-4pm
Free entry and profits from this exhibition will go to Katherine House Hospice.
Please click here to see larger poster (in new tab)

Posted: Mon, 22 Oct 2018 15:00 by Ross Vicars

Tags: Local News, Community

Northamptonshire Police and Crime Commissioner Newsletter October 2018

Click the following link to see the latest newsletter from the office Northamptonshire Police and Crime Commissioner

Posted: Fri, 12 Oct 2018 10:51 by Ross Vicars

Tags: Police


Many thanks to all those who have volunteered their windows to form part of this year's Helmdon Living Advent Calendar. We are delighted that the school will be starting us off once again with the first one on 1 December, the church porch will be on the 2nd (Advent Sunday) and number 24 will be the Reading Room.

However, at the time of writing we still need five more volunteers – could you help?... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 03 Oct 2018 11:46 by Ross Vicars

Tags: Community

Advice On Spotting Bogus Charity Clothing Collections

Northamptonshire Police has been made aware that bogus, unlicensed charity clothes collections are taking place in the county.

This type of fraud deprives bona fide charities of much-needed funds generated through the recycling of people's unwanted clothes, books and other items.

Taking a few simple steps will help you check whether the collection leaflet or bag you have received is for a genuine charitable... Read More »

Posted: Thu, 27 Sep 2018 21:14 by Ross Vicars

Tags: Police

Theft Of Tractor - Wappenham Road - Syresham

Northamptonshire Police are appealing for information regarding the theft of a Blue Iseki Tractor from a field in Wappenham Road, Syresham

This happened between 9pm on Friday 21 September and 8:30am on Saturday 22 September 2018.

Did you see or hear anything in the area that was suspicious?

Do you have CCTV or Dashcam footage that may have captured any sightings of the offenders or any possible vehicle?... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 25 Sep 2018 18:52 by Ross Vicars

Tags: Police

Harvest Supper & Produce Auction

Harvest Supper & Produce Auction

Bring all the family and buy your fruit & veg!!

Proceeds to be split between:
Mary's Meals (this is a registered charity that sets up school feeding programmes in some of the world's poorest communities &
St Mary Magdalene Church

Posted: Mon, 24 Sep 2018 18:32 by Ross Vicars

Tags: Reading Room

200 Club - Results of September Draw

200 Club September Draw

Lucky winners are:
1st prize £100 --- 107 Pat Woodhams. 2nd prize £40 --- 226 Hannah Barker. 3rd prize £25 --- 298 Richard Farquharson. 4th prize £15 --- 233 Chris Gartside. 5th prize £10 --- 192 Janet Heady. 6th prize £10 --- 136 Judy Cairns

Posted: Mon, 24 Sep 2018 10:06 by Ross Vicars

Tags: 200 Club