Helmdon Parish Council

Serving the people of Helmdon

Clerk: Ms Helen du Bois
2A Station Road, Helmdon
Northamptonshire NN13 5QT

Website Updates & Issues

Website Updates

This section records: new website features, menu changes, community / group page reorganisation, etc. (most recent change at top of list):

  • 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 includes groups within, and outside, Helmdon - sorted by age range.
  • 'Home page' now shows 10 Helmdon News items... '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.
  • Add Community Hub Project to Parish Council Menu. RF 20/11/18

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
  • Set 'Church' 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
  • Community Groups, where appropriate:
    • Add initial heading: "[Group name] - An Introduction" RF 12 Oct 2018
  • History of Helmdon
    • Rename Village Trail to Helmdon Trail for consistency with new www.helmdonhistory website. RF 05 Oct 2018

Website Issues

Spotted a problem with the website content / links / navigation?
Please check known issues below, then if you have a new issue or problem please email brief details (including page title) to: webmaster@helmdonparishcouncil.gov.uk

Known website ISSUES (Community & Helmdon Group pages) 07 December 2018:

  • All Helmdon Community Groups
    • Email addresses and phone numbers have been removed from 'News Archive' entries for reasons of data privacy.
  • Community >> Business Directory
    • Not yet implemented - business contacts need to give approval for details to be entered on this website.
  • Bridge Players
    • Get Staffed & Prerogative - no reports
    • Laying the Ghost - no report but do have photos
    • "Time of My Life" (2001) pictures to be uploaded
  • Carnival
    • PDF downloads need converting to www.helmdonhistory links
  • Flower and Produce Show
    • Previous Shows need pictures (eg. from saved MSWord doc)
  • Friends of St Mary Magdalene
    • Events Archive pictures needed
    • Picture Gallery currently as .pdf only
  • HYHO
    • 2006 & 2008 Summer Ball Picture Galleries not found
  • Medical Services
    • First Aiders section to be completed
  • Mother's Union
    • Query edited paragraph
  • Reading Room
    • Fundraising 2009 page need pictures
  • Tuesday lunch Club
    • Unable to find News or Photos from 2005 to mid 2013
  • Women's Club
    • Photo Galleries for 40th (2010) and 45th (2015) anniversary not resolved.
  • Women's Institute (WI)
    • News 2017 onwards not found (past programs are available)

Just for reference... Linked pictures within text - temporary method currently used for:

Just for reference... Community Groups, archive information - by link to www.helmdonhistory.com for:

  • Fellowship (news archive)
  • Film Club (programme archive)
  • Helmdon Hurler (previous results and photos)
  • Kneeler Project (photos)
  • St Mary Magdalene (news archive)
  • Stitchers (photo galleries)
  • Women's Club (programme archive)
  • WEA (a few pages)
  • WI (programme archive)