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Abthorpe

  • Abthorpe Blue Tits

    Published: Sun, 14/04/2019 19:42
    Tucked away in a corner of our village is a bird box with a difference. It is connected to the Internet by means of a small web camera so that the wonders of nature can be observed using the wonders of modern technology.
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  • Memories of Abthorpe School required!

    Published: Mon, 08/04/2019 08:30
    In 1642 local spinster Jane Leeson together with her farm manager Mr Stockley, made contributions to the Parliamentary cause in the English Civil War but Jane also provided money to build a school for the local children.
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  • Towcester Food Bank

    Published: Sun, 31/03/2019 08:53
    Just inside the north door of our parish church there is a large box into which villagers are invited to place food items to be taken to Towcester Food Bank for distribution to local people who are having a tough time.
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  • Abthorpe blue tits live

    Published: Mon, 18/03/2019 10:14
    again the natural world thinks about procreation
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  • TVB Workshop and AGM

    Published: Mon, 04/03/2019 08:24
    Drop in for coffee and a biscuit or two and talk to the experts about anything broadband.
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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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  • 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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