Tags: Local News

Apology after Council Tax billing error

South Northamptonshire Council is today apologising to residents for a billing error in their Council Tax. Residents of South Northamptonshire will be receiving replacement Council Tax bills in the next week or so after the originals were issued with incorrect figures.

Last week around 36,000 bills landed on doormats around the district, but due to human error the figures were calculated incorrectly.... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 20 Mar 2019 13:20 by Helen du Bois

Tags: Local News

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

Masters in Maths!

Masters in Maths!

For the second year running, Helmdon Primary School have received a letter from the Secretary of State for Education congratulating them on their top level SATS results. In both 2017 and 2018, 100% percent of the Year 6 pupils reached or exceeded the expected standard in Maths, putting Helmdon Primary School in the top 1% of primary schools in England.

We already knew that it is a top school but now... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 12 Feb 2019 14:50 by Helen du Bois

Tags: Local News, School

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

Time to spare?

Sulgrave Manor, ancestral home of George Washington, is looking for enthusiastic people to join the team of friendly volunteers. The Manor is steeped in history and we are on the hunt for House Volunteers, Garden Volunteers and Learning Engagement Volunteers.

House Volunteers bring the heritage to life for the visitors during opening season (Thursdays, Fridays and Sundays 12-5 April-September). We would... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 22 Jan 2019 11:12 by Helen du Bois

Tags: Local News, Voluntary

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