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  • Historic working boat called into action for emergency inspection of Blisworth Tunnel

    Published: Tue, 07/04/2020 12:13
    An 85 year-old canal boat which played a key role in fighting fires in London during WWII has once more come to the rescue to help with an emergency inspection of Blisworth Tunnel.
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  • One wedding, one dog, two cakes!

    Published: Mon, 04/11/2019 10:55
    The date is the first Saturday in August, the time is early in the morning, the setting is Oxbridge Meadows. Enter one man, Bunny Hutchings, and his dog.
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  • Handmade Christmas Cards Workshop

    Published: Thu, 31/10/2019 13:53
    Printmaker Iain Hodgkinson is running a series of two evening workshops at Bay Tree Cottage in Farthingstone,
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  • The world turns in Abthorpe

    Published: Mon, 28/10/2019 09:05
    Hendrik ten Bruggencate was a Dutchman who, during the 1970’s and 1980’s lived with his family in a cottage opposite our pub in Silver Street.
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  • Cobblers Classic Sportive

    Published: Mon, 21/10/2019 09:05
    Early on Saturday a steady stream totalling over 800 cyclists descended the hill on our Silverstone Road and at Abthorpe Crossroads a marshal directed some to the right and others to the left to pass through our village.
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  • Harvest Supper

    Published: Mon, 14/10/2019 09:03
    This year’s Abthorpe Harvest Supper had a Spanish theme. Over 35 diners enjoyed a wonderful meal that took place in The Old School – our ancient but recently refurbished village hall.
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  • The Hero September 2019 Challenge

    Published: Mon, 30/09/2019 13:28
    A good sprinkling of villagers, virtually all armed with their cameras, lined the route on Saturday taken by the 104 pre-1986 cars participating in Hero Events’ September Challenge.
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  • The 2019 Hero Cup

    Published: Mon, 23/09/2019 10:03
    Next Saturday the 28th September 2019 the Historic Endurance Rallying Organisation (HERO) is organising an interesting event where participants in their historic cars will be driving through Abthorpe and other local villages in a qualifying round of the HERO Cup.
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  • Stained Glass workshop at Bay Tree Cottage

    Published: Mon, 16/09/2019 10:54
    On Thursday 10 October 2019 professional stained glass artist Anna Conti is running a workshop at Bay Tree Cottage in Farthingstone, just outside Towcester.
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  • Abthorpe GinFest 2019 profit

    Published: Mon, 16/09/2019 09:03
    Lynn Neasham the Treasurer of our Old School (Village Hall) committee reports that the recent second Abthorpe GinFest made an amazing £2567.69 profit!
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  • Abthorpe Ginfest Success

    Published: Sun, 08/09/2019 21:16
    The second Abthorpe Ginfest was, once again, a huge success with large numbers of visitors enjoying this modern interpretation of our traditional village fete.
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  • Cream Teas at St Marys Easton Neston

    Published: Thu, 05/09/2019 09:15
    St Mary’s church Easton Neston is being opened to coincide with a Ride and Stride, the weekend of September 14th and 15th 2019.
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  • Wappenham Fete

    Published: Wed, 04/09/2019 09:38
    Wappenham Fete takes place on Saturday 7th September 2019 between 2 m and 4 pm at Wappenham Manor
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  • Silverstone CC end season with resounding victory

    Published: Tue, 03/09/2019 12:22
    Silverstone brought their season to an end with a resounding victory at home against Wroxton. The first team secured runners up position in the premier division of the South Northants Cricket League.
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  • Have attitudes to renewable energy changed?

    Published: Mon, 02/09/2019 11:02
    Back in May 2014 Haymaker Energy submitted plans to South Northamptonshire Council for the erection of a solar farm on 60 acres of farmland at Handley Park in Towcester parish but adjoining our parish here in Abthorpe.
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  • Stoke Bruerne Village at War Weekend 2019

    Published: Fri, 30/08/2019 08:29
    Dust off your gas masks, dig out those ration books and prepare to be transported back in time to Britain of the 1940s.
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  • Abthorpe Ginfest

    Published: Sun, 25/08/2019 21:31
    Abthorpe Ginfest – Saturday 7th September 2019 from 2:30pm.
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  • First team march on - Second team finish with a defeat

    Published: Mon, 19/08/2019 14:37
    Unfortunately Bodicote were unable to raise a side and had to concede the match.
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  • Ratty and Jezza marry

    Published: Sun, 18/08/2019 18:33
    Harriet Sharman and Jeremy Pope; affectionately known as Ratty and Jezza; were married in our parish church on Saturday by our Rector the Revd Paul McLeod
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  • Final fixture of season for Norton

    Published: Sun, 18/08/2019 13:58
    Norton promoted and Helmdon with enough points to avoid the drop, and no rain so a good day was had by all.
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