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  • ABbA granted £8034.99 by DCMS for FTTP

    Published: Mon, 11/02/2019 08:40
    Abthorpe Broadband Association Ltd founded in 2003 now trades as Tove Valley Broadband. Our little not-for-profit company, operated entirely by unpaid volunteers, has recently received a grant of £8034.99
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  • Old School Hall reopening

    Published: Mon, 04/02/2019 08:44
    stunned when they crowded into The Old School to see for themselves how the main hall has been completely refurbished.
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  • Celebrate the re-opening of the Old School

    Published: Mon, 21/01/2019 09:55
    Celebrate the re-opening of the Old School on 2nd February 2019 from 7:00pm.
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  • Epiphany Event

    Published: Mon, 14/01/2019 08:20
    At a recent Special Event for local children in Abthorpe church, participants learned not only about the festival of Epiphany when Christians celebrate the visit of wise men to the baby Jesus, but also the need to be compassionate to fellow human beings.
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  • Red Kites

    Published: Mon, 07/01/2019 09:05
    At first I thought it was a buzzard. They are now frequent visitors to our village. But its forked tail suggested it was a red kite that are also now regular visitors here.
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  • Mini Farm appeal successful

    Published: Mon, 05/02/2018 19:33
    In 2011 the family applied to make the planning permission permanent and requested that residence on their site should be restricted to gypsies in general rather than named individuals. SNC refused the application but on appeal a government inspector approved the application.
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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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