Includes new website features, menu changes, community / group page reorganisation, etc.
See also Website Feedback & Issues
Record of Website Updates - Latest at top:
Reorgnise Helmdon History / WEA Local Studies / Church Projects information RF July 2023
- Move some history topics from the WEA pages to the Helmdon History pages - to reduce duplication.
- Update History sub-menu to include Memorial Inscriptions & Publications.
Reorganise Café & Post Office pages RF Mar 2023
- Add Friday Larder Café to Village Café page
- Split 'Village Café & Post Office' page into Village Café & Larder Café and Post Office Service pages.
- Update Menu and links on Food, Drink & Accommodation, Community & Helmdon Groups pages.
Menu updates RF Nov 2020
- Split one menu item into two, to allow Website Feedback Form to be added. Under 'Contact Us', the revised menu items are Website Updates (= this page) and Website Feedback & Issues
- Add new menu item for Advent Windows 2020 (Map+Photos)
Menu & Misc RF May 2020
- Add second-level History menus linking directly to pages on helmdonhistory.com. Items in (brackets) identify that they are redirects to an external website. Qualifying **note added to bottom of Home Page.
- Updated the landing page (if you don't select a second level menu) to include the same links.
- Information from 'What To Do' (Lockdown 2020) page merged into relevant website sections.
Revised wording in 'Contact Us' section and menu... RF, 15 Apr 2020
from: Submit New Information for the website / Submission Form
to: Post News & Events on this website (Submission Form)
Added entry 'WHAT TO DO' to the Main Menu (above items which are currently not available due to Coronavirus stay-at-home requirements). The new page includes items such as Online Exercise, Education & Crafts, Entertainment. RF, 27 Mar 2020
Added links to the 'What to Do' page at top of:
- Community / What's On
- Community / Arts & Ents
- Community / Education
- Community / Sports & Recreation
- Reading Room
Also update Fat Landlord Menu and Page title to reflect Home Delivery only.
- New menu item "The Fat Landlord (Village Pub)" RD 15/06/19
- New menu item "Submit News Article or 'What's On' Entry" linking to Submission Form. RF 22/05/19
- 'Contact Us' menu: Four level-2 menu items added to simplify use RF 05/04/19
- Contact us regarding Council Services
- Contact a Helmdon Community Group
- Contact us regarding a website issue or problem
- Contact us with new information for the website (Submission Form)
- 'Whats On' menu: New level-2 menu item added RF 05/04/19
- 'What's On Summary for mobile site only'. This is to simplify navigation to the summary of next 20 village events (from any web page).
- Add Local Post Codes page under Post Office. RF 08/12/18
- Add Recycling page under Parish Council. RF 07/12/18
Following 3 changes are based on Village Survey results and are included on Ticker: RF 04/12/18
- 'Community' menu, and Community page, include groups within, and outside, Helmdon - sorted by age range.
- Home page now shows 10 Helmdon News items... The link 'More Helmdon News' now goes to page 2 of Helmdon News...
- 'What's On' summary expanded to 20 events.. Click event title for details.. Click 'What's On' heading for Calendar.
Following 3 changes are result of feedback from users attending Village Facilities open meeting 03/11/18:
- Update Submission form to ensure Title / Date / Time / Venue all appear at start of entry so that summaries on website Home page are meaningful. RF 12/11/18
- Add section at bottom of Home page to explain use of Menu and Search facilities. RF 09/11/18
- Move 'Helmdon (Community) Groups' to Main Menu - to allow fast access to pages. RF 08/11/18
- Add Planning Menu item to include HS2 and Parish Plan (when updated). RF 08/11/18
- Rename History page to history.html but keep village-trail.html in case of links. RF 08/11/18
- Update 'Parish Church' menu to show sub-menu pages RF 07/11/18
- Move 'Reading Room' to Main Menu RD 07/11/18
- Add Community Hub Project as menu item under Community Main Menu. RF 01/11/18
- Add Citizens Advice & Wellbeing to Voluntary page (prev. was redirect to SNVB website) RF 01/11/18
- New What's On menu item with 3 Items: Village Events Calendar, Arts & Entertainment, Sports & Recreation. RF, 24 Oct 2018
- Arts & Entertainment link added to Community menu (also linked from Council Services A-Z) RF, 14 Oct 2018
- 'Paths Group (incl. Health Walks)' renamed to Footpaths and Walking Groups. Group page fully updated and Circular Walks maps added. PW 14 Oct 2018
- Website Updates & Issues
- Add this new page and incorporate website issues (from Contact Us page). RF 11 Oct 2018
- Arts & Entertainment
- Add details for local Theatres, Art Galleries and Phoenix Community Cinema. RF 09 Oct 2018
- Add details of 'Helmdon Presents' activities. RF 09 Oct 2018
- Leisure & Culture and Sports and Recreation
- Add link to SNC's Leisure and Culture listings. RF 09 Oct 2018
- History of Helmdon
- Rename Village Trail to Helmdon Trail for consistency with new www.helmdonhistory website. RF 05 Oct 2018