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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 . . .

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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!

Geddington.net 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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MOBILE LIBRARY SERVICE REVIEW

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 →

We’ve been blue-binned!

The Blue Bin effect.

So, after years of separating our recyclable waste at home, we now put it all in one blue bin. So how does the new system work and where does all our rubbish go to?

The simple answer is that everything that can be recycled goes to a Materials Recycling Facility (MRF) where it is sorted, separated, whether by hand or machine and sometimes both, then sent to manufacturers to be made into new products. 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 →

A43 Corby Link Road Closures & Diversions

Geddington.net has been given advanced notice of road closures and diversions, due to the building of the A43 Corby Link Road between Barford Bridge and the Stanion roundabout. 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 →

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