Welcome to the website of the village of Holcot, Northamptonshire, UK.
Whenever there is a major news item on another page on this website, including a significant Planning Application, it will be announced here on this page:
Most Recent new items include (newest, if any, in bold red) :
DATES FOR YOUR DIARY:
(1) THIS SATURDAY 7th DECEMBER 1pm: VILLAGE HALL SPRING CLEAN – IF YOU PREFER YOUR OWN RUBBER GLOVES/MOP/DUSTERS etc, PLEASE FEEL FREE TO BRING THEM!
THE MORE PEOPLE COME, THE SOONER WE CAN ALL GO HOME!
(2) SUNDAY 15th DECEMBER LIVE MUSIC IN THE WHITE SWAN 4-7pm: “UNDERCOVER”
(3) Mon Dec 23rd December from 6.30pm: Carol singing round the fire at Holly Tree Farm. Brass group, mulled wine and mince pies.
Donations to to Kettering Salvation Army
REMINDERS OF OTHER RECENT ITEMS WHICH ARE STILL ‘HOT TOPICS’:
NORTHANTS POLICE ARE LOOKING FOR INDEPENDENT VOLUNTEERS TO PROVIDE ADVICE ON NEEDS & EXPECTATIONS OF DIVERSE COMMUNITIES
FOR FULL DETAILS, SEE SECTION HEADED “Independent Advisory Groups” ON http://www.northantspcc.org.uk/default.aspx?id=initiatives#iag.
ANNOUNCEMENT FROM NORTHANTS COUNTY COUNCIL:
“Get the flu jab” – for more details, pls click on this link http://www.holcotvillage.co.uk/other-services/
MOST HOUSEHOLDS SHOULD HAVE RECEIVED A ‘HOUSING NEEDS SURVEY’ FROM DAVENTRY DISTRICT COUNCIL. IF YOU HAVE ANY QUERIES OR WOULD LIKE A HAND WITH COMPLETING THIS, YOUR PARISH COUNCILLOR WILL BE HAPPY TO HELP. FOR THEIR CONTACT DETAILS, PLEASE SEE THE PARISH COUNCIL PAGE FROM THE MENU ABOVE.
THE VILLAGE PHOTOS TAKEN AT THE ANNUAL VILLAGE MEETING ON 7TH JULY ARE NOW AVAILABLE TO DOWNLOAD FREE OF CHARGE DIRECT FROM CHARLIE WARD’S WEBSITE. CLICK ON THIS LINK TO ACCESS AND DOWNLOAD View & download
THE FINAL PHOTO IN THE LINK HAS BEEN RE-TOUCHED AND CHARLIE CONSIDERS IT THE BEST.
HE REGRETS THAT HE CAN’T HELP WITH RE-PRINTS, BUT HE CERTAINLY RECOMMENDS PHOTOBOX WWW.PHOTOBOX.CO.UK
IF YOU PUBLISH ANY OF THESE IMAGES. YOU ARE ASKED PLEASE TO BE KIND ENOUGH TO REFERENCE IT WITH ”charlesward.com”
PLEASE REMEMBER THAT THIS IS PART OF THE 2013 HOLCOT PHOTOGRAPHIC YEAR
EVERYBODY, PLEASE KEPT SENDING YOUR PHOTOS OF EVENTS, CHANGES, PEOPLE, IN HOLCOT TO firstname.lastname@example.org;
YOUR PHOTOS CAN BE DAY-TO-DAY STUFF, OR ONCE-OFF EVENTS.
Everyone can join in: any age, any ability – all you need is a camera or camera-phone! see http://www.holcotvillage.co.uk/holcot-events-2/:
SUPERFAST BROADBAND FOR HOLCOT?
MONEY IS APPARENTLY BEING EARMARKED FOR ROLLING-OUT S-F BROADBAND TO VILLAGES BASED ON LIKELY DEMAND – LATEST WAY OF PUSHING HOLCOT UP THE QUEUE IS FOR ALL RESIDENTS TO COMPLETE THIS ON-LINE QUESTIONNAIRE (please do this from your home computer in Holcot, so that your relevent IP address is used): https://www.surveymonkey.com/s/NCCParishBroadbandSurvey
WORK ON VILLAGE HALL EXTENSION & RENOVATION (PHASE 1 & NOW PHASE 2a)) STARTED THIS SUMMER. FOR FULL DETAILS, INCLUDING (HOPEFULLY MINOR) IMPACT ON USERS OF THE HALL & OF THE PLAYING FIELD, PLEASE SEE PAGE http://www.holcotvillage.co.uk/village-hall-plans-for-future/
Holcot is in the fortunate position of having several plots available at the moment while many of our neighbouring villages have allotment waiting lists.
if you interested in renting a plot please contact Maureen Cooke on 781130.
For news of local apprenticeships, contact Nital on 01536 408188 or visit their website www.nital.co.uk
Suffering from stress? Please see attachment from “Mindfulness in the Community” MICpress release Feb 2013
Other, less recent, news items
1) High-speed broadband:
Moulton exchange is already accepting orders for this, but Holcot is served by Walgrave exchange, and BT says there are no plans to roll-out H-SB to Walgrave. You can influence this decision by registering your interest in H-SB now. For more details, see bold red text on “Other local services” page http://www.holcotvillage.co.uk/other-services/
2) Thinking of selling your house in Holcot, or perhaps you’re moving to Holcot and selling elsewhere in Northamptonshire? Jackson Grundy estate agents offer a fund-raising opportunity for Holcot Village Hall that will cost you nothing! For more information, see (http://www.holcotvillage.co.uk/village-hall-plans-for-future/):
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