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Closure & Diversions on A43 at Stanion starting 9th September

Closure & Diversions on A43 at Stanion starting 9th September

– in more detail

 Information from Northamptonshire Highways.

 “Work is continuing on the A43 Corby Link Road and when it is complete the route will help improve the county’s strategic infrastructure. Soon, however, as part of the £34 million Northamptonshire County Council project, work will need to take place at the Stanion end of the four-mile long dual carriageway.  As part of the project, sections of the A43 around Stanion will need to be closed from Monday September 9th for 2 weeks in order to undertake the re-alignment of the existing Stanion Roundabout.” Read more →

GVFB Mini Beer Festival & Trundle – This Sunday!

Geddington Volunteer Fire Brigade members met at the Eleanor Cross yesterday evening for an Evening Telegraph photo shoot. Read more →

A43 Corby Link Road Diversions & Closures

We gave news that the road through Little Oakley would be closed from 19 August, however, the good news is that the road from Newton to Little Oakley is now open. Read more →

A show for the village!

This Saturday saw the quintessentially English Geddington Village show. Sadly the weather forecast had been poor, but the afternoon was at least dry and David Milner (Show Chairman) said that attendance had been reasonable in all the circumstances. Read more →

The Annual Show

Members of the Gardening Club will be at the Village Hall Lounge on Thursday 8th August, between 7 and 8pm, to take your paper entries for the Annual Show taking place on Saturday 17th August. Read more →

A43 Corby Link Road Closures & Diversions

One door opens . . .

English Longhorns  + Viaduct

English Longhorns

Our image of the railway viaduct crossing over the Lt Oakley/Gt Oakley Road shows the English Longhorn cattle grazing, apparently contentedly, alongside the construction of the new Kettering/Corby Link Road. Read more →

Beer Festival with a difference! has spoken to Andrew Hammond, Commanding Officer of the Geddington Volunteer Fire Brigade (GVFB), about its forthcoming Beer Festival and Trundle. Andrew explained that “The Trundle is loosely based on times when a local farmer would roll a barrel of beer up on to the Chase for his workers at harvest time. Sunday September 8th celebrates this with the Geddington Beer Festival and Trundle hosted at the Star Inn. Read more →

Mobile Library Service Annual Review

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Each year, the Northamptonshire Libraries & Information Service carry out an annual review of the Mobile Library Service. This year’s review has made some very minor changes and these will take effect from 1st August 2013 and will continue until 31st July 2014. Read more →

Geddington Street Fair – A Great Result

Nothing gladdens the heart more than good weather for an event that has taken so much effort to bring to fruition. The Parents’ Association (the organisers), the GVFB (the helpers) and the stallholders of this year’s Street Fair, awoke to what promised to be a good weather day. And the early promise didn’t disappoint, as the sunshine continued throughout the day. Read more →

Geddfest has heard from Nicky & Stewart of the White Hart saying “We would like to thank the sponsors of this event and all of the hard work of our staff and friends that has enabled us to donate a cheque to Geddington School for £1010.07. Read more →

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