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  • Make-Bake-Grow Show 2018

    Published: Tue, 31/07/2018 17:05
    Paulerspury Horticultural Society has changed the name of the Annual Show. It is now called Make-Bake-Grow Show and will be held on Saturday 11th August 2018 in Paulerspury Village Hall.
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  • 134th Blakesley Show

    Published: Tue, 24/07/2018 09:12
    Blakesley & District Agricultural Society has been in existence for well over 100 years and the Blakesley Show is held on the first Saturday in August every year. The 2018 show on 4th August 2018 will be the 134th for the Society.
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  • Hard Work In The Heat But Good Win For Norton

    Published: Sun, 15/07/2018 14:40
    Norton won the toss and put the 8 men in to bat on a day as hot as I can remember, a kindness on a day like this Kings Sutton's ground is somewhat desolate. Sutton batted initially with an eye on their limited batting line up and started slowly.
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  • Crafts on the canal

    Published: Sat, 30/06/2018 11:30
    Have you ever wanted to learn a new craft skill or just wondered where to start? Come along to the Canal Museum at Stoke Bruerne on Sunday 8th July 2018 where a wide assortment of crafters will be demonstrating their skills and selling their wares in two large marquees on the green outside the Museum
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  • Annual Slapton Fete

    Published: Tue, 26/06/2018 14:14
    The annual Slapton Fete in aid of the upkeep of St Botolph and it’s medieval wall paintings is this Saturday, 30th June 2018 commencing at 2.30pm in the field next to the church
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  • Wappneham Beer, Music and Cider Festival 2018

    Published: Tue, 26/06/2018 11:52
    The Wappenham beer, music and cider festival is all set for Friday 29th and Saturday 30th June 2018.
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  • Afternoon Tea workshop at Bay Tree Cottage

    Published: Tue, 19/06/2018 11:20
    Bay Tree Cottage in Farthingstone, NN12, is running an Afternoon Tea workshop on Saturday 30 June 2018 from 2-4.30pm where attendees can discover the art of making afternoon tea… Bay Tree Cottage style!
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  • Cold Higham Art Exhibition

    Published: Tue, 12/06/2018 16:05
    The annual Art Exhibition in Cold Higham Church will take place this year on the weekend of 21st/22nd July 2018.
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  • Elderflower Champagne and Homemade Chocolates

    Published: Tue, 12/06/2018 14:18
    Bay Tree Cottage in Farthingstone, NN12, is running an Elderflower Champagne and Homemade Chocolates evening workshop on Friday 22 June 2018 from 7-9pm (£24.50pp).
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  • Abthorpe’s first GinFest

    Published: Sun, 10/06/2018 20:26
    Forty years ago Abthorpe Feast; as our village fete was often called; took place in June to celebrate the patronal festival of our parish church of St John the Baptist.
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  • Summer Candle Making at Bay Tree Cottage

    Published: Wed, 06/06/2018 11:29
    Bay Tree Cottage is running a summer candle making workshop on Friday 15 June 2018 from 9.30am-3pm where attendees can learn how to make beautiful candles to bring a warm glow to their own home or to give away to friends and family as unique handmade presents.
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  • Withdrawal of County Connect Bus Service

    Published: Mon, 04/06/2018 10:46
    The weekly bus from Towcester to Banbury started between the two World Wars and allowed Abthorpe people to get to Market Day.
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  • Silverstone Win By 17 Runs

    Published: Mon, 04/06/2018 09:05
    Having had the cup match between these two team abandoned on Thursday because of the rain, Syresham and Silverstone met again in the premier division league on Saturday 2nd June 2018 at Syresham.
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  • Blue Tits web cam no more

    Published: Mon, 04/06/2018 06:52
    A number of people have asked why the web cam showing the world some of Abthorpe’s blue tits was suddenly switched off.
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  • Excellent Win For Norton

    Published: Sun, 03/06/2018 16:45
    The weather this year has given the groundstaff at Greens Norton Park some practice at dealing with wet wickets so this week a hard dry wicket was a pleasant novelty and on winning the toss Norton elected to bat, for a change.
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  • Traditional Garden Party

    Published: Thu, 31/05/2018 09:02
    Unique village traditional Garden Party in the Joy Mead Gardens, Farthingstone on Sunday 17th June 2018 from 2 pm to 5 pm.
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  • Abthorpe Old School – an amazing achievement

    Published: Mon, 28/05/2018 11:09
    We are proud to announce that since 2011 we have raised an incredible £30,865.95 towards the renovation of the Old School.
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  • Norton Bag Victory

    Published: Sun, 27/05/2018 16:04
    Overnight rain and a damp morning saw Norton’s wicket wet on top and the toss a key part of the game. Norton won the toss and, as would be expected, elected to bowl
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  • Midsummer Murder Mystery Meal!

    Published: Fri, 25/05/2018 09:31
    Friday June 22nd, 7pm, Grafton Regis Village Hall. A fun event combining history, mystery and gastronomy.
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  • Silverstone Get Season Moving With 5 Wicket Victory

    Published: Mon, 21/05/2018 09:45
    Silverstone finally got their season moving on Saturday with a 5 wicket victory at Wroxton in the Premier Division of the South Northants Cricket League.
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