Flower and vegetable show 2020 : Cancelled

The Village Hall team have tried to work out how they could still hold the Show at the beginning of September, but have concluded that the current state of the pandemic prevents a show being held.

The show will be back next year….

Banter and batter quiz cancelled

A note from Jackie and Deryck…

BANTER & BATTER QUIZ 31 OCTOBER 2020 CANCELLED

As it seems likely that the Holcot village hall will be operating in a socially distanced environment during and probably beyond October, making a packed quiz hall impossible, we have taken the sad decision to cancel our popular quiz night.

The previous Quiz nights held twice annually since October 2014 have raised £6,600 split approximately 50/50 between carefully selected charities and our lovely village hall, providing a fun night out for our quizzers.

We’ll quiz again (apologies to Vera Lynn) when conditions permit so please check this website and future editions of the Holcot Village Newsletter for announcements. Alternatively please contact us on 07808 721655 or email jackie.watson55@outlook.com.

Jackie & Deryck Watson

Parish Councillor vacancy

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Holcot Parish Council has a vacancy for a Parish Councillor. The term is until elections are held in May 2021.

If you are interested in being a Parish Councillor for your community, please write a short statement of why you would like the role. Send your statement to Lisa (clerk@holcotvillage.co.uk). The Parish Council will make their co-option decision at their meeting on 20 July.

If you would like to understand more about the role of Parish Councillor, contact David Walker (781660) or any Parish Councillor.

Church : Garage Sale (hopefully!)

Date alert. Advanced date for you diaries.

St Mary and All Saints Church are HOPING to hold their very popular Garage Sale on Saturday, 19th September. This is always a well supported event and we hope that as many people as possible will take part.

Please look out all your unwanted items, keep to one side and get ready for a good day!

Further details and times to follow.

History : Farming in Holcot

James Bonsor came across these photos. He thought that people might be interested.

“Bonsor’s cows doing the daily trek from the top of Sywell road to Holly Tree Farm for milking1958. Perhaps see the odd car in a day.”

Northamptonshire : New authorities

The Future Northants West website is now available.

In 2021 NCC and DDC (and all other borough and district councils) will cease to exist. Our new Unitary council will be Northamptonshire West, and this website is intended to keep us informed.

See the website here.

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