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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 →

Geddington Amateur Dramatic Society

Geddington Amateur Dramatic Society

For those of you that do not know (and a reminder to those that do), Geddington has a thriving amateur dramatic group. We put on two productions each year at the Village Hall, in the spring and autumn. 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 →

The United Reformed Church – The Flower Festival

Children’s Classics is the title of this year’s Festival.  Many of the flower arrangements will bring a touch of nostalgia to those who remember the tales of Rupert Bear, Black Beauty and many more.

There are nine beautiful arrangements, one of them being produced by the Sunday School children. There are table arrangements to see when you stop for a cup of tea and some home-made cakes. Read more →

St Mary Magdalene – The Flower Festival

Treasures & Pleasures

Every year, the flower arrangers amaze us with their skills, their imagination and their ingenuity, when it comes to the annual Flower Festival. This year is no exception, so to leave room for the 22 arrangements, plus a few close-ups, let’s just quote the Chinese Proverb:
“A picture is worth ten thousand words.” 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 →

A14: Fatal road traffic collision

A14: Fatal road traffic collision on Saturday night

Two people have died as a result of a road traffic collision on the A14 westbound on Saturday night.

The collision took place at around 11pm on Saturday 22 June, between junctions 2 and 1, when a light coloured Mercedes, being driven by a 33-year-old man, was in collision with a green Ford Ka, being driven by a 26-year-old man and a red Peugeot 208, being driven by a 47-year-old man.

The 26-year-old man who was driving the Ka and his 21-year-old female passenger both died as a result of the collision.

No one else was injured.

William Wilson, aged 33, from Westrum Lane, Brigg, Humberside, has been arrested and charged with two counts of causing death by dangerous driving and one count of driving after consuming excess alcohol. He will appear before Northampton Magistrates’ Court this morning.

The Collision Investigation Unit is appealing for anyone who may have witnessed this collision to contact them.

They would also like to speak to anyone who may have witnessed a light coloured Mercedes saloon car being driven, prior to the incident, on the A43 near Corby or Kettering, or travelling in either direction on the A14 between junctions 1 and 7.

Witnesses, or anyone with information about this incident are asked to call the Drivewatch hotline on 0800 174615.

Geddfest 2013

The White Hart will once again this year be hosting the Gedd-fest Music Festival. This year the event will take place on 7th July between 12 noon and 8pm, at The White Hart, 11 West Street.

Nicky Goodall has told Geddington.net that “funds are being raised in support of Geddington Street Fair”.

Bands performing on the day include Babysitter, Bentback Tulips, Nicole Hope, The Replicats and Alan Mills & The Hucklebuck Band.

Audiences will find a Hog Roast, BBQ, Ice Creams, Stalls and a Raffle.

Nicky added that she hopes “villagers will support the cause and join the Festival”.

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