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A43 Closure & Chaos

Northamptonshire Highways  Communications Manager, Rebecca Miller, has been deluged with phone calls since 5am this morning.

Many phone calls have been made by parents trying to get their children to school in Geddington. Schools were contacted by Highways in advance of this work, to explain that there will be delays and children may be late, so they should not be penalised for this.”

Lorries and trucks are exacerbating delays at 3-way lights and every effort is being made to get the message across: avoid the A43 wherever possible.” Read more →

Celebration Time!

We won !

At a packed ceremony last night, at Hunsbury Hill, Northampton, home of ACRE*, the winner of the Best Community Website was announced and the overall winner was  . . . !

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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 →

Reminder of A43 Closure & Diversion

In July we reported on closures and diversions to the A43 and the A6003. This is a reminder about the closure on the A43 for up to 8 nights, for work stretching from south of the roundabout at the Stanion junction, continuing north as far as the Geddington Road leading into Corby. 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 →

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