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  • Abthorpe Village Green

    Published: Mon, 12/06/2017 12:35
    Our village green is thought to date back to Saxon times before the Norman Conquest in 1066 and is the focal point of Abthorpe. It must have been thirty years or more ago when there was a dispute as to who owned the green.
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  • Elizabeth Cottage Finds

    Published: Sun, 04/06/2017 20:06
    Elizabeth Cottage in Abthorpe was built in three different centuries – the 1700’s, the 1800’s and the 1900’s.
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  • Abthorpe Plant Sale

    Published: Tue, 30/05/2017 17:25
    When the door to the Old School opened, crowds rushed in to see a huge variety of plants arrayed around the yard. Business was brisk! Large numbers of plants exchanged hands and the refreshment area sold afternoon teas like hot cakes
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  • Darren elected church warden

    Published: Sun, 09/04/2017 22:13
    A meeting to elect two church wardens for our parish of St John the Baptist was held recently in The Old School our village hall. Anyone who is entered on the register of local government electors for this parish, plus those on the church electoral roll, was entitled to vote.
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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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