With a top ten recycling rate and as finalists in national awards, the South Northamptonshire Council (SNC) street cleaning and waste collection teams are asking residents what they think of their service. The Council is taking part in a national survey to assess the quality of these two services.
These surveys are being carried out by authorities across country and ask firstly what is important to... Read More »
Posted: Sat, 19 Jan 2019 06:31 by Charmaine Jay
We have received a report of a drone flying at low level and very close to properties in the village on Sunday evening (13th January).
If you know anyone who has a drone please could you make sure that they are aware that it is against the law to fly a drone within 50 meters of people and property and that they are also breaking privacy laws if they film people in private property without their consent.... Read More »
Posted: Fri, 18 Jan 2019 17:19 by Charmaine Jay
Two new dog waste bins have been installed in the village, with a third bin on its way. They have been installed at the two most popular suggestions in the survey that the Council ran last year - one is located at the Church Street end of Gravel Path, and the other is further up Church Street at the entrance to Ambleside path. The third bin will be installed near the footpath opposite the school shortly.... Read More »
Posted: Fri, 18 Jan 2019 13:15 by Charmaine Jay
The next meeting of the Parish Council is on Wednesday 23rd January. The Council will be setting the budget for 2019-2020, going through the new Action Plan for the coming year and receiving an update on the speed data tracked by the Station Road speed indicator device. Council meetings are public meetings and anyone can attend - there is an Open Forum item towards the start of the meeting where residents... Read More »
Posted: Fri, 18 Jan 2019 10:43 by Charmaine Jay
As the village open window 24, and Christmas Eve comes to an end, Helmdon Parish Council would like to wish everyone a very merry Christmas and a Happy New Year!
We look forward to a great New Year in a great community!
Posted: Mon, 24 Dec 2018 23:59 by Robert Duncombe
Our black and blue bin collections will continue as normal over the Christmas period. If you have additional recycling then you can leave it out next to your blue bin, bagged or tied up (no black bin liners please).
There will be no green waste collection on 4th January - green collections will resume on Friday 18th January, when you can also leave your Christmas tree either in or next to your green... Read More »
Posted: Thu, 06 Dec 2018 11:30 by Charmaine Jay
The Helmdon Advent Windows Map is now complete! - Take a look at where this years' advent windows will be lighting up our village.
Windows will be lit between 5:00 and 9.00pm from their "opening" date until at least the 27th December. If weather permits we are planning an informal walk round the village on Boxing Day to view all the windows, taking the opportunity to look at all the other Christmas... Read More »
Posted: Sun, 25 Nov 2018 21:39 by Robert Duncombe
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
As part of the national commemoration of the end of First World War, a commemoration event will be held outside Helmdon church tomorrow night (Sunday 11th November 2018). The event will commence at 6:40 pm with a reading of the names of local people who gave their lives during the conflict, followed by a reading of Tribute to the Millions, a specially written commemoration poem. The Last Post will... Read More »
Posted: Sat, 10 Nov 2018 20:18 by Charmaine Jay
Children of Helmdon Primary School and Helmdon Acorns have been preparing for tomorrow's bonfire night and learning about how the 5th of November all started.
Pupils of Helmdon school were then set the task of building their very own Guy Fawkes which will appear on the bonfire tomorrow evening. Paul and Robert Duncombe from Helmdon Parish Council were asked to judge the guys for a winner. It was a tough... Read More »
Posted: Fri, 09 Nov 2018 13:44 by Robert Duncombe