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Business as Usual

Local landlord Harry Kelly passed away suddenly a few weeks ago; he leaves a wife, three sons and a daughter.  He was the proprietor of 12 public houses in the local area including The Star Inn and The White Lion at Geddington.

Local pub managers have said that residents and visitors to Geddington can be assured that both will continue to trade as normal at this time.

Contact details for both Public Houses, can be found under the ‘Village Directory’ heading of this site.

Farewell to Reverend Giles Godber

A Fond Farewell

An accountant?!! With that disarming smile and friendly voice – Giles Godber an accountant?!!

Well, yes, that’s precisely what he was before being called to the church.  But we didn’t let that stop us taking him into our hearts and into the heart of our community. And now, after nearly thirteen years of his wise words, his quirky streak and the familiar red car, we are having to say goodbye to him as he rides off into the sunset, or should that be, into Somerset? Read more →

Bridge Street – Flood fears subside

The recent heavy rainfall that brought difficulties to some residents of Bridge Street and traffic wanting to use the Bridge has hopefully now been resolved. Read more →

Traffic Update

A high powered Group met on 21st January to review Geddington traffic problems highlighted in the article published a few weeks ago. Included were Jim Harker (Leader of Northamptonshire County Council, NCC), Chris Sparrow (Boughton Estates), Geddington Parish Councillors (PC) and a number of concerned residents. The following information is courtesy of those residents. Read more →

Traffic Problems

It’s difficult living in the village, and not at some stage be drawn into a conversation about traffic, parking and heavy goods vehicles travelling through the village. Read more →

Take the 20 Challenge


Many local residents fear that the speed of traffic on their streets is too high.

Travelling at speeds of over 20mph puts other vehicles and pedestrians at risk.

With over 8,000 vehicles a week down West Street alone the village is suffering traffic overload.

Our roads, pavements, homes and historic buildings including the Eleanor Cross are all showing signs of significant wear and tear. Read more →

Bridge Closed Due to Queen Street Flooding

Early risers and church goers were greeted by a flood-blocked bridge Sunday morning in Geddington.

As the waters rose higher on Queen Street by the bridge, it seemed as though the decade old berm had met its match. But a closer inspection would have noted that the Ise, though swollen and doubled in width and depth, was still several feet below the foot of water making its way up to the Eleanor Cross.

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