Author: Ross Vicars

Friends of St Mary Magdalene AGM August 2018 - Minutes now published

The minutes of the August AGM can be found by following this link...

Posted: Wed, 19 Sep 2018 16:20 by Ross Vicars

Tags: Friends of St Mary Magdalene


Weston and Lois Weedon Drama group will be presenting murder at Priorswell Manor, by Simon Brett, at Lois Weedon Village Hall on Friday and Saturday, September 14th and 15th at 7.30p.m. This is a light-hearted whodunit with lots of twists as the story unravels.

Tickets £7, call Jenni Liversidge or email Jonathan Carpenter

The Banbury Guardian – 7th September

Posted: Sun, 09 Sep 2018 09:11 by Ross Vicars

Tags: Local News

Fellowship Tea Party - date correction

The Fellowship Tea Party is at Acres End, by kind invitation of David and Carol Brookhouse, on Friday 14th September at 2 p.m. and not on 21st September as originally advertised.

Posted: Sat, 08 Sep 2018 13:02 by Ross Vicars

Tags: Fellowship

Operation Viper - Northamptonshire Police Survey

Operation Viper is Northamptonshire Police's crackdown on serious and organised crime.

Serious and Organised Crime has no home in Northamptonshire and we need your help in telling us if you are aware of any issues in your area so we can investigate them.

Please can you take a moment to complete the below survey. We are determined to make Northamptonshire a hostile place for criminals but we are relying... Read More »

Posted: Fri, 07 Sep 2018 22:43 by Ross Vicars

Tags: Community, Police

Clear A Path Please

Clear A Path Please

Helmdon residents Winston and Cameron Tunley organised a working party last weekend to strim and cut back the path along the old railway line towards Astwell Castle.

The path is a favourite for dog walkers and is heavily used. It is not a right of way but responsible walkers are allowed to use by agreement with the landowner; it is known as a "permissive route".

The gang was made up of members of the... Read More »

Posted: Fri, 07 Sep 2018 22:27 by Ross Vicars

Tags: Local News, Community

Village At War Weekend

Village at War Weekend from 10am-5pm on Saturday 8th and Sunday 9th September 2018 (also evening entertainment on Friday 7th & Saturday 9th September) at Stoke Bruerne, Northamptonshire, NN12 7SE – a stunning canalside village with the Grand Union Canal flowing through the centre.

Dust off your gas masks and dig out those ration books. The picturesque canal village of Stoke Bruerne is once... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 04 Sep 2018 12:07 by Ross Vicars

Tags: Local News

South Northants Council To Go In 2020

At a meeting of South Northants Council (SNC) held on 31 August 2018, councillors voted in favour of abolishing their own council, along with the county council and all the other district and borough councils in the county.

Council services will be provided in the future by two new "unitary" councils, one covering West Northamptonshire and the other covering North Northamptonshire. Helmdon will come... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 03 Sep 2018 22:29 by Ross Vicars

Tags: Local News, Council

Notice of '200 Club'Annual General Meeting 2018

The Annual General Meeting of the Helmdon 200 Club will be held on Tuesday 04 September 2017 at 7:30 pm in The Fat Landlord.

Anyone interested in seeing how the village's monthly lottery is run would be most welcome. We shall be noting a seventh successful year of raising funds for the maintenance of the Church and the Reading Room as well as distributing cash prizes to the lucky winners. Also we shall... Read More »

Posted: Sun, 02 Sep 2018 08:45 by Ross Vicars

Tags: 200 Club

60 Years And Still Going Strong

60 Years And Still Going Strong

The Helmdon Fellowship has been in existence for 60 years and members celebrated it in style on Friday 10th August. The heavens opened after weeks of record hot sunshine but it did not dampen the spirits of the group of members who joined the Rev'd.Will Adams to dedicate the new seat on The Green. Will had been vicar at Helmdon when our 50th anniversary seat outside the church had been dedicated, so... Read More »

Posted: Fri, 31 Aug 2018 08:58 by Ross Vicars

Tags: Fellowship

Parents & Tots starts September 6th

Parents and Tots is starting for the autumn term on Thursday September 6th from 10am until 12 o'clock in the Church.
We shall be in church from 9.30 setting up if it suits any body to come earlier straight from Acorns or school.

Posted: Fri, 31 Aug 2018 08:56 by Ross Vicars

Tags: Helmdon Church, Parents and Tots