Helmdon Parish Council

Serving the people of Helmdon

Clerk: Ms Helen du Bois
2A Station Road, Helmdon
Northamptonshire NN13 5QT

Author: Richard

Helmdon Primary School Nativity Play - 2pm.Tuesday 11th and Wednesday 12th December in Helmdon Church

Helmdon Primary School nativity play will take place in the church at 2pm on Tuesday 11th December and Wednesday 12th December.

Helmdon villagers are invited to come and watch.

Posted: Wed, 05 Dec 2018 16:48 by Richard

Tags: School, Helmdon Church

Village Café & Post Office Xmas opening.

The Village Café will be closed on Tuesday 18th December due to Xmas Lunch Club.

The Village Café will also be closed on 25th December and 1st January. Café reopens as normal from 8th January 2019.

The Post Office will be open as normal: 18th December; 20th December; 27th December; 3rd January.

Posted: Tue, 04 Dec 2018 17:08 by Richard

Tags: Café, Post Office

The Results Are In!

The Results Are In!

Questionnaire Response Summary published

Results from 120 responses to the survey of views on the existing village facilities have now been summarised. Please click on the 'questionnaire response' link below to download/view.

Since 90% of respondents thought that the possibility of a new village hall and sports facilities should be looked into, Helmdon Parish Council will be considering how to take this... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 21 Nov 2018 14:45 by Richard

Tags: Community, Council

Two Concerts for Armistice

Sat. 10th Nov. 2018, 7.30pm for 8.00pm
Brackley Wind Ensemble and Music Makers of Milton Keynes present The Armistice Service at St James Church, Syresham. Poetry and poppy drop.
Tickets £10, to include first glass of wine, from 01280 850210 or on the door

Sat. 10th Nov. 2018 7:30pm
Brackley Jubilee Choir and the Cherwell Orchestra present Leonard Bernstein's Chichester Psalms & Karl Jenkins'... Read More »


Posted: Thu, 08 Nov 2018 21:00 by Richard

Tags: Community

Village Café welcomes Jess Gooding from ACRE / The Wellbeing Service - Tues 23rd Oct (10-midday)

Jess Gooding from the Charity Northampton ACRE (Action with Communities in Rural England) will be visiting the café on Tuesday 23rd October between 10.00am and 12.00. She is involved in a lottery funded programme called The Wellbeing Service whose aim is to reduce social isolation and loneliness in over 50's in rural communities. The charity is trying to talk to as many people as possible, so... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 16 Oct 2018 10:00 by Richard

Tags: Café

Book Swap at Village Café

Not only tea, coffee, cakes and a chance to catch up with news from other residents and visitors - The Village Café (open Tuesdays 10-12) now has a book swap table. Please feel free to take a book to read.

Just paperback novels or similar at the present time. Please click here for more information.

Posted: Sun, 14 Oct 2018 08:00 by Richard

Tags: Reading Room, Cafe

Open to everyone: Screening of Blade Runner 2049 (15), Reading Room, 29 November, 7:30pm

Open to everyone: Screening of Blade Runner 2049 (15), Reading Room, 29 November, 7:30pm

Open to everyone: Screening of Blade Runner 2049 (15). Helmdon Reading Room, 7.30pm Thursday 29 November.

Some new film screenings are coming to Helmdon to complement the existing film club programme - We'll be showing a series of three films on a Thursday night during the winter months, starting with Blade Runner 2049 on 29 November 2018.

Relax with some popcorn and a beer/glass of wine and be surprised... Read More »

Posted: Sat, 13 Oct 2018 10:00 by Richard

Tags: Helmdon Presents

WEA Autumn Course Starts 18th Sept. 2018

WEA Autumn Course Starts 18th Sept. 2018

David Price is returning to Helmdon to present the adult education course "Behind the Iron Curtain: Life in Eastern Europe under Communism". Course enrolment & week 1 on Tues 18th Sept.

About this Course: How becoming part of the Soviet Bloc after the Second Word War affected people in East Germany, Czechoslovakia, Poland, Hungary, Romania and Bulgaria.

Topics include the story of the Berlin Wall;... Read More »

Posted: Thu, 13 Sep 2018 15:06 by Richard

Tags: WEA

The Web Site Is Dead, Long Live The Web Site!

After eighteen years serving the people of Helmdon (and far beyond!) the village web site, www.helmdon.com, will be closing down in its current form on 10 September 2018.

The web site will be replaced by two new sites: Helmdon Parish Council has set up a council and community site at www.helmdonparishcouncil.gov.uk, which will carry village news, an events calendar and information on active groups and... Read More »

Posted: Thu, 06 Sep 2018 09:38 by Richard

Tags: Community

Advent Windows 2018 - Volunteers Needed Please!

We are very much hoping to turn Helmdon into a Living Advent Calendar for a fourth time this year with windows throughout the village decorated and 'opened' each evening between 1 December and Christmas Eve. In order to ensure everyone knows their date in good time to plan, we need to be clear by mid-October that we have enough participants so we would be very grateful for quick responses. Click here... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 05 Sep 2018 11:55 by Richard

Tags: Advent