Tags: Community

Afternoon Tea with Friends - Over 60s event

Afternoon Tea with Friends - Over 60s event

The Happy At Home Project would like to invite you to enjoy
Afternoon Tea with Friends at Helmdon's Reading Room
on Saturday 30th March starting at 1pm

£3 includes sandwiches cakes and hot drinks.

Everyone over 60 years welcome

For further information about "Happy at Home", click on this link http://www.voluntaryimpact.org.uk/happy-home/

Posted: Sat, 16 Mar 2019 17:54 by Ross Vicars

Tags: Community

St Patricks Green Performance

St Patricks Green Performance

If you're looking for an evening of celebration, green ,dancing, green, light refreshments and more green, tickets are still available for St Patricks celebrations on Saturday 23rd March (not the actual St Patrick's Day!) at the Reading Room. Starts at 7pm.If you'd like tickets you are welcome to contact Geoff Bridger.

Posted: Tue, 12 Mar 2019 23:15 by Robert Duncombe

Tags: Community, Reading Room, Sports Club

Bridge Players Auditions

Bridge Players Auditions

Auditions for the Bridge Players summer play will be taking place on Sunday 10th March 2019 at 7:30pm in The Reading Room. This year our plays are based on a war theme.

If you fancy treading the boards we would love to see you there! We are also after backstage crew, help with set/costume and more! We are always after new members to join our growing team! If you are interested then please get in touch.... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 05 Mar 2019 18:47 by Robert Duncombe

Tags: Community, Reading Room

Blackpits Compost Shovel Day

Blackpits Compost Shovel Day

Blackpits are hosting a compost give-away day at Helmdon Compost Site on Saturday 20 April 2019. The compost will be available to collect between the hours of 08:00 – 12:00 only. Residents will be restricted to 5 bags/buckets each. No trailers will be allowed. Residents should bring their own bags/buckets and shovels for loading. Compost will be stockpiled on the compost pad adjacent to the weighbridge.... Read More »

Posted: Sun, 03 Mar 2019 13:17 by Helen du Bois

Tags: Community

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

SNVB: Rural Transport Survey

SNVB: Rural Transport Survey

Message from SNVB:

From conversations we have been having with various people in light of the recent withdrawal of rural bus services, we recognise that this situation is proving difficult for some residents of South Northamptonshire.

We are keen to understand the impact these changes are having on you and your communities and we would be really grateful if you could complete this survey.

We intend to... Read More »

Posted: Thu, 07 Feb 2019 14:55 by Helen du Bois

Tags: Transport, Voluntary, Community

Homelessness assistance

UPDATE: He's be picked up by the police so is now safe and out of the weather.

If anyone spots the young man who has been wandering around the village overnight please contact Darren at the SNC Homelessness Team 01327 322374 in Towcester. They have told me that they will take care of him as an emergency whatever his circumstances due to the severe weather. He was last seen heading to Weston and their... Read More »

Posted: Fri, 01 Feb 2019 09:37 by Helen du Bois

Tags: Community

Voluntary Drivers urgently needed in Helmdon

Voluntary Drivers urgently needed in Helmdon

TADD (Towcester Door to Door) is a long-established local charity operating a door to door community transport service for the people in the SNC area. The service enables members to attend medically related appointments and services, is affordable and allows them to retain independence in the absence of suitable public transport and avoid reliance on family, friends and neighbours. For the first time... Read More »

Posted: Thu, 31 Jan 2019 14:43 by Helen du Bois

Tags: Community, Voluntary, Transport

Take part in CPRE's Star Count for 2019

Take part in CPRE's Star Count for 2019

The Campaign for Rural England are running a survey of our night skies: "Getting involved is simple – all you have to do is look up at the night sky and tell us how many stars you can see within the constellation of Orion. You can do this from anywhere in England between Saturday 2 February and Saturday 23 February, but your best opportunity is the week of 2-9 February, when the skies will be... Read More »

Posted: Sun, 27 Jan 2019 15:56 by Helen du Bois

Tags: Community

Ice Warning

Ice Warning

We would like to remind residents to take extra care around the village at this time of year. Due to cold temperatures many paths become slippy. Parents walking to Acorns and the School with children along gravel path should take extra care in particular when approaching the road. Please make use of provided salt bins in the village.

Posted: Thu, 24 Jan 2019 18:00 by Robert Duncombe

Tags: Community, Local News, Council