Author: Richard

Welcome return of the Great Weston Run

The Great Weston Run returns on 6th May 2019 after last being run in 2014. It is run over 5 miles starting and finishing in Weston. The course is partly off road and on farm tracks which can be muddy. The course has inclines and hills.

Entries now open! See https://bit.ly/2HrMtjG. You need to be over 15 to take part and under 18's must be accompanied by an adult. Potential disabled entries please contact... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 13 Feb 2019 by Richard

Tags: Community, Local News

Local Roads and Bypasses - updates from our MP

The Rt Hon. Andrea Leadsom MP provides regular updates regarding Local Roads and Bypasses (Relief Roads) via her website.

The most recent posts, including latest plans and developments, are accessed by clicking on the images nearest the top of the page. Click here (or navigate from 'Planning' menu of this website) to go to the external website.

Posted: Wed, 09 Jan 2019 12:00 by Richard

Tags: Local News, Roads, Transport

Children's Film in Helmdon Reading Room: Coco (PG), Sun 13th January, 2:30pm

Helmdon Presents will be showing Coco (PG), the colourful Disney Pixar animation that follows aspiring musician Miguel, who defies his family's ban on music and enters the Land of the Dead to find his great-great-grandfather, a legendary singer.

Children's film events are £2 per child (free for adults) and include a drink & snack for children and tea/coffee for adults.

Please click here for... Read More »

Posted: Fri, 04 Jan 2019 15:00 by Richard

Tags: Helmdon Presents, Community

Time for a walk round the village to view Advent windows - Boxing Day 5pm at Church

An informal walk round the village to view all the Advent windows, taking the opportunity to look at other Christmas decorations.

Starting 5:00pm Boxing Day at the Church. Do come and join us if you are able.

Posted: Wed, 26 Dec 2018 15:45 by Richard

Tags: Community

Village Café & Post Office Xmas opening.

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

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

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

Posted: Mon, 17 Dec 2018 21:45 by Richard

Tags: Café, Post Office

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

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