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  • Three Gigantomo’s weigh 1kg!!

    Published: Thu, 17/08/2017 19:53
    At the end of February we popped into a local garden centre to buy our garden seeds for 2017. We selected the packets from the displays and casually lobbed them into our basket. Carrots, leeks, three types of beans, beetroots, three types of tomato – small, medium and large, maize and so on.
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  • The Jubilee was loyally observed. July 1887

    Published: Sun, 13/08/2017 19:39
    The Millennium disc that was recently placed on-line via the Abthorpe village web site has proved very popular.
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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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  • Sunday morning road congestion A43

    Published: Sun, 06/08/2017 11:42
    The Tove Valley road through Abthorpe on Sunday morning had a much higher density of traffic than normal.
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  • Solar Farm’s payment to Abthorpe Parish Council

    Published: Mon, 31/07/2017 09:45
    A simple note on the village notice board states that Abthorpe Parish Council has received its latest payment of £3,122.31.
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  • Roadside rubbish

    Published: Sun, 23/07/2017 20:23
    Recent photographs of the beaches of an uninhabited island in the South Pacific strewn with plastic junk have caused great concern.
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  • Chester’s baptism

    Published: Sun, 09/07/2017 21:25
    Our parish church was packed for the baptism of baby Chester Robert Carter-Hughes.
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  • Betty Bodily RIP

    Published: Tue, 27/06/2017 09:10
    Sadly, Betty Bodily a very long term resident of our village, has died at the age of 88.
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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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