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  • Red October

    Published: Tue, 17/10/2017 18:37
    One villager passing along the road between Helmdon and Weston took this beautiful photograph of what is a very unusual meteorological event.
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  • Confirmation of Leslie Dale

    Published: Sun, 15/10/2017 18:41
    Abthorpe church was crowded with people from throughout the Whittlewood Benefice that consists of the parishes of Abthorpe, Paulerspury.
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  • Harvest Weekend

    Published: Mon, 09/10/2017 12:21
    After wet weather halted the combining of cereal crops in some of our local fields, a number of drier days allowed the harvest to be finally gathered in – almost a month later than in 2016.
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  • Abthorpe Garage Sale

    Published: Sun, 24/09/2017 20:11
    The recent Garage Sale in aid of our parish church’s funds was deemed a great success by the many villagers and visitors who attended.
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  • Romanies appeal

    Published: Sun, 10/09/2017 20:03
    In August 2016 an application was made to South Northamptonshire Council for a change of use at the small gypsy site in Abthorpe parish.
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  • Abthorpe’s in Abthorpe.

    Published: Sun, 03/09/2017 18:38
    Just after opening time on Sunday lunchtime a lady walked into our pub The New Inn. She asked if she could have a table for eight to enjoy Sunday lunch.
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  • Abthorpe Millennium Disc

    Published: Sun, 06/08/2017 19:40
    Back in the year 2000 our village had a number of Millennium Projects that included restoring the church clock and distributing a computer disc about the village’s history to every home in the parish.
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  • Tove Valley Broadband Runners Up

    Published: Sat, 07/11/2015 11:06
    Tove Valley Broadband were runners up in the prestigious national NextGen award for Rural Networks, the award being presented at a House of Lords dinner on Thursday 5th November 2015 by the Earl of Erroll.
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  • Towcester Food Bank

    Published: Sun, 12/07/2015 11:54
    "Abthorpe villagers continue to be very generous with their donations to the food box at the back of our church. We have had the box since 2013 and the support for it is as strong now as it was at the beginning.
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  • Trucker's Breakfast And Charity Fund Raising Success

    Published: Sun, 10/11/2013 20:19
    A certificate proudly hanging in the kitchen of local farmers Elizabeth and Barry Haycock records that over many years they and their many friends have raised the magnificent total of £84,237 for the charity Marie Curie Cancer Care.
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  • Abthorpe Family Traced

    Published: Mon, 19/11/2012 09:09
    Jennifer Fairbrother from Blundells Sands near Liverpool recently made contact in her quest to find out more about her ancestors – some of whom came from Abthorpe and the surrounding area.
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  • Overhead Power Cables Go

    Published: Sun, 26/02/2012 20:00
    Around our village green there were many overhead power cables supplying electricity not only to nearby homes but to street lights provided, owned and paid for by our Parish Council from its precept.
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  • Abthorpe Millenium Celebration

    Published: Tue, 19/08/2008 09:12
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  • Whittlewood Parish website

    Published: Fri, 23/03/2007 17:44
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  • Views of Abthorpe

    Published: Thu, 22/03/2007 17:08
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  • Excellent village website

    Published: Sun, 18/03/2007 14:20
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