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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

Geddfest2013_01Geddington.net 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 →

The School Run – Traffic & Parking!

Geddington.net has published a number of articles this year about traffic issues in the village covering Heavy Goods Vehicles driving through our narrow streets and the 20’s Plenty campaign to lower speeds and improve safety. The one area we’ve not addressed to date is parking, particularly at school drop off and pick up times. Read more →

The Mayor’s Boundary Bashing Bike Ride

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Ready and waiting

After more than a week of scorching hot weather, Sunday dawned overcast and cooler – a relief to some, and none more than the riders of Mayor Keli Watts’ Boundary Bashing Bike Ride. Over 30 cyclists took part, coming from as far afield as Reading, Crick, the West Midlands and Leicestershire, as well as Kettering Borough residents, including some from Geddington. Mayor Keli told me that some cyclists were there because they had seen the posting on this website. Read more →

It’s a messy business!!

Apparently an increasing number of dog owners are failing to clear up there dog mess! Local councillor John Padwick says that “the top of Wood Street/Clay Dick seems to be a big problem and the Kettering Borough Council Dog Warden has been made aware”. However the “problem appears to be widespread across Geddington. I’ve been told that uncleared dog mess has even been found on the bridge in the waiting areas”. He added the “issue seems to be one of respect for others and responsibility not to mention health, particularly of small children.”. Read more →

Get fit with the Mayor – in Geddington this Sunday!

The Mayor of Kettering, Cllr Keli Watts, is undertaking a bike ride around the boundaries of the Borough to raise money for charity and is urging as many people to join her as possible.  She has told Geddington.net: “My charities are: The Knibb Youth Club in Montagu Street – the members of which do a fantastic amount for the youth of the Borough and The Ronald MacDonald Childrens’ Charity.  This is a global charity, but also very energetic in the UK.  It raises funds to acquire accommodation near hospitals and hospices, so that the family unit can stay together.” Read more →

Geddington.net quarterly review

On a cold, wet and windy 22nd of March,
with traces of snow still on the ground,
(remember those days?)Website re-launch for post v2
www.geddington.net was re-launched with an appropriate fanfare of computer keys. Read more →

20 is Plenty in Geddington

Many people, residents and visitors alike, often comment on how fortunate the village is to have such good facilities; the post office, the playground, the sports areas and, of course, the pubs. However there is a strong feeling among many residents that walking around the village has become more dangerous of late, especially for children, as the volume of traffic has increased. Read more →

Gypsy and Traveller sites: Accommodation Options – Update

Kettering Borough Council (KBC) is consulting the public on a list of sites identified and assessed as potential for Gypsy and Traveller pitches. The Borough is required to identify sites to cater for twenty seven additional pitches, fifteen before 2022. Read more →

Churchyard – Tidied!

Residents who’ve passed the churchyard in the last week or so will have noticed a real improvement. The area had become seriously overgrown and Andy Brown responsible for churchyard maintenance enlisted the help of the Geddington Read more →

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