Tags: Council

Work on the Mile a Day track to commence Monday 22nd Oct - the playground and playing field will be closed for two weeks.

Helmdon Primary School are excited to confirm that contractors will begin installation of their Mile a Day track on Monday 22nd October. In consultation with the Parish Council, the playing fields and all play equipment will be closed from Monday 22nd October for the duration of the works. The track is expected to be complete by Friday 2nd November - we ask that you do not enter the site during this... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 17 Oct 2018 11:08 by Charmaine Jay

Tags: Council, Playground, School

Helmdon Needs You!

Helmdon Needs You!


Like to know more about the new village community website, comment about it or receive training in its use?

Like to hear about the opportunity for creating a new village hall and recreation field in Helmdon and give us your views?

Then please note the above date in your diary and come along!

Organised by Helmdon Parish Council, this is an informal walk-in event in the Reading... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 08 Oct 2018 18:41 by Robert Duncombe

Tags: Community, Council, Local News

Free bus to Banbury from the village, every Thursday morning. Starting this Thursday 4th October

Helmdon Parish Council are pleased to announce that they will be running a FREE weekly bus from the village into Banbury town centre (via Greatworth) every Thursday morning.

There will be three pick-ups in Helmdon:

  • 10:20am – Wappenham Road, at the top of Field Way
  • 10:21am – Station Road, at the bottom of Church Street
  • 10:22am – Station Road, at the entrance to Hintons Close

After leaving... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 01 Oct 2018 16:24 by Charmaine Jay

Tags: Community, Council, Local News, Transport

Next meeting of the Parish Council - Wednesday 26th Sept, 2018

The next full meeting of the Parish Council is next Wednesday, 26th Sept in the Reading Room at 7:30pm. All are welcome to attend.

Posted: Fri, 21 Sep 2018 11:14 by Charmaine Jay

Tags: Council

Signing Off Helmdon.com...

Signing Off Helmdon.com...

The very last entry has been added to the "old" village web site (see screenshot below). Over the next few days, helmdon.com will be closed down and visitors will be redirected to the new village web site at helmdonparishcouncil.gov.uk.

Thank you to all the hundreds and thousands of visitors to helmdon.comover the past eighteen years, and for the all the posts, contributions and photographs.

Danny Moody,... Read More »

Posted: Sun, 09 Sep 2018 21:20 by Robert Duncombe

Tags: Community, Council, 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

Tags: Council, Local News

SNC Leader Not Happy

SNC Leader Not Happy

Following publication on Friday of the papers on proposals for the future arrangement of councils across Northamptonshire, the Leader of South Northamptonshire Council (SNC), Cllr Ian McCord, made the following statement:

"Let me make it crystal clear – I am beyond angry that we have been bounced into this position, all following Northamptonshire County Council's financial crisis.

"My heart wants... Read More »

Posted: Sun, 19 Aug 2018 by Richard

Tags: Council

A422 closed in both directions near Farthinghoe recycling centre

The A422 will be closed, in both directions, with immediate effect

The bridge over the Farthinghoe Stream, just to the west of the village of Farthinghoe, has been inspected as part of our routine programme and is considered unsafe for all motorised vehicles.

The A422 from the recycling centre junction to New Road junction just outside Farthinghoe will be closed, in both direction, with immediate effect.... Read More »

Posted: Thu, 09 Aug 2018 11:17 by Ross

Tags: Council, Roads

New District Councillor for Helmdon

New District Councillor for Helmdon

Councillor Paul Wiltshire is the new district councillor on South Northamptonshire Council for the Astwell Ward, which covers the parishes of Helmdon, Syresham, Crowfield, Radstone and Whitfield.

Cllr Wiltshire was elected in the by-election caused by the resignation of previous incumbent Simon Marinker.

The election result was: Richard Edward Solesbury-Timms, Labour Party – 96 votes, Paul Henry... Read More »

Posted: Sun, 24 Jun 2018 by Richard

Tags: Council

Local Government In Northamptonshire

Local Government In Northamptonshire

A consultation on the future of local government in Northamptonshire has been launched.

All residents, businesses and other stakeholders in the county are invited to respond to the consultation, which runs from 18 June 2018 until 22 July 2018.

Have your say by going online to complete a questionnaire at www.futurenorthants.co.uk where you will also find a detailed consultation document that fully explains... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 20 Jun 2018 by Richard

Tags: Council