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  • Pudding Night at Bay Tree Cottage

    Published: Tue, 02/10/2018 08:42
    Pudding Night returns to Bay Tree Cottage in Farthingstone, NN12, on Wednesday 10 October 2018 from 7-9pm.
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  • 60's and 70's music with 'Fynnius Fogg' and Auction

    Published: Mon, 01/10/2018 08:36
    If you love music of the 60's and 70's don't miss this evening with Fynnius Fogg on 13th October at Towcestrians and help to raise funds for the Tove Valley Centre Project
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  • Abthorpe Old School

    Published: Tue, 18/09/2018 08:37
    Jane Leeson the spinster who in 1642 gave money for a free school to be built in our village would surely be very proud of the way that the Old School Committee is refurbishing her historic building.
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  • What’s the white stuff?

    Published: Sun, 09/09/2018 19:57
    In many parts of the countryside here in South Northamptonshire, as farmers prepare their land for next year’s crops, huge piles of white powder appear at the side of fields close to the roads. What are they
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  • Spot the wild life

    Published: Mon, 27/08/2018 09:11
    There are many wild creatures living in the woods and fields of our local area.
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  • Indian and Thai Evening Cookery Workshops

    Published: Tue, 21/08/2018 15:07
    An array of cookery workshops with Rashmita Shah are coming up at Bay Tree Cottage in Farthingstone, NN12, where attendees can get hands-on learning how to cook a variety of dishes....and then enjoy eating them too!
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  • 42nd Annual Alderton Art Festival

    Published: Tue, 21/08/2018 11:47
    The 42nd annual Alderton Arts Festival takes place Saturday and Sunday, 1st and 2nd September 2018
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  • Australian visitor

    Published: Mon, 20/08/2018 10:38
    When recently a volunteer arrived to lock-up our parish church an Australian gentleman was just beginning to look around in his quest to find out more about his ancestors – some of whom emanated from Abthorpe.
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  • Comfortable Win Away To Norton

    Published: Sun, 19/08/2018 11:29
    Norton's regular visit to Evenley village green saw the ground looking a little worse for wear following this years dry spell and a wicket looking less than a batting paradise. On winning the toss Evenley elected to bowl.
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  • Gigantomo

    Published: Mon, 06/08/2018 10:49
    Last year when we bought our vegetable seeds I inadvertently purchased a packet of Gigantomos claimed to be “the world’s largest tomato” and that you could feed your whole family with just one gigantomo as some will weigh between one and three pounds.
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  • Another Hot Sunny Day For Norton

    Published: Sun, 05/08/2018 17:59
    Another hot sunny day for Norton and a visit to bottom of the table Dunchurch, with a team somewhat enhanced since last week.
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  • Paulerspury Players' 30th Anniversary Celebration Variety Show

    Published: Thu, 02/08/2018 12:15
    There have been 30 Years of The Paulerspury Players – Oh yes there have! 14,000 panto’ seats sold and over £70,000 donated in cash and in kind to local causes over that time.
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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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  • Basket Making and Christmas Willow Weaving at Bay Tree Cottage

    Published: Wed, 25/07/2018 10:36
    Bay Tree Cottage in Farthingstone, NN12, is welcoming Yeoman basketmaker Eddie Glew from Blithfield Willowcrafts this Autumn.
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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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  • County Connect RIP

    Published: Mon, 23/07/2018 11:23
    “Northamptonshire County Council took the difficult decision to withdraw its bus subsidy in response to severe financial pressures, in February 2018. As a result County Connect will cease to operate after 21st July.” That was how users of the dial-a-ride bus service learned about the demise of the service they use to travel to Towcester.
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  • The buses of time gone by... and now

    Published: Mon, 23/07/2018 10:18
    Saturday, 21st July 2018, was the last day of the County Connect bus service to Wappenham.
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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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  • What Our Neighbours Do For A Living

    Published: Mon, 09/07/2018 09:37
    Tim Pollock of the Thames Valley Mounted Police.
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  • Where have all the insects gone?

    Published: Mon, 02/07/2018 08:40
    here have all our insects gone? That headline in a national newspaper was followed by the comment that “Summer is the season when butterflies and ladybirds should be out in force.
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