Tags: Local News

British Olympian to officially open new pool and gym at Brackley Leisure Centre

There will be a day of free sporting activities as Olympic athlete, world champion swimmer and Strictly Come Dancing star Mark Foster cuts the ribbon on the new pool and gym at Brackley Leisure Centre on Saturday 19th January. The holder of eight world records will officially open the pool during a ribbon cutting ceremony at midday and Zoggs will be hosting an Oceans of Fun session delivered by Olympic... Read More »

Posted: Sat, 12 Jan 2019 09:51 by Helen du Bois

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

Afternoon tea with friends at Sulgrave Village Hall - 26 January 1pm

Afternoon tea with friends at Sulgrave Village Hall - 26 January 1pm

Sulgrave village hall are hosting afternoon tea for anyone over 60 who wishes to attend. It will be held on Saturday 26th January 2019 at 1pm. Each tea will be £3 and will include sandwiches, cakes and hot drinks.

For more information and details please contact Sharon Foulkes on 0784 187 4915.

(Previously posted 07 December)

Posted: Sat, 29 Dec 2018 22:10 by Robert Duncombe

Tags: Local News

Merry Christmas from Helmdon Parish Council

Merry Christmas from Helmdon Parish Council

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

Tags: Local News, Community, Reading Room, Council, Helmdon Church

Helmdon Advent Windows 2018

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

Tags: Local News, Community, Council, Helmdon Church, Fellowship, Friends of St Mary Magdalene

Mile A Day track now open

Mile A Day track now open

The all-weather running track on the field at Helmdon Primary School is now officially open. On Friday 16th the school held an opening ceremony and Fergus Scott, this year's winner of the Helmdon Hurler and a former pupil of the school ran the first mile, followed quickly afterwards by the entire school and children from Acorns Pre-school. Support from Friends of Helmdon School and a sports premium... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 20 Nov 2018 14:04 by Helen du Bois

Tags: Playground, Local News, School

Stitchers Christmas Knit

Stitchers Christmas Knit

Helmdon Stitchers have excelled themselves with this Christmas knit, for Katharine House Hospice. Almost 200 of these chocolate filled novelties will go on sale from a number of KH outlets, to raise much needed funds for this worthy cause. Well done ladies.

Posted: Fri, 16 Nov 2018 15:37 by Helma

Tags: Local News

30th Anniversary Performance Tickets ON SALE NOW!

30th Anniversary Performance Tickets ON SALE NOW!

Tickets for The Bridge Players 30th anniversary performance of Cinderella are on sale now!

Posted: Tue, 13 Nov 2018 18:58 by Robert Duncombe

Tags: Local News, Community, Reading Room, School, Helmdon Presents, Bridge Players

Battle’s Over 2018 – commemoration at Helmdon Church, 11th November 2018, from 6:30pm

Battle’s Over 2018 – commemoration at Helmdon Church, 11th November 2018, from 6:30pm

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 Helen du Bois

Tags: Helmdon Church, Bell Ringers, Local News, Council, Community

Creative competitions ahead of tomorrow's Bonfire Night celebrations!

Creative competitions ahead of tomorrow's Bonfire Night celebrations!

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

Tags: Local News, Community, Council, School, Parents and Tots