White Swan : Christmas Opening

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The Christmas opening hours for the White Swan, Holcot are…

FRIDAY 21st DECEMBER through to and including TUESDAY 1st JANUARY 12pm til Close with the exception of CHRISTMAS DAY 12-2pm

2019 : Holcot Village Fete

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Date for your diary from the Church.


Please keep Sunday, 30th June, 2019 free to support us and have a great village afternoon.

Rest of details to follow.


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A wonderful selection of wines have been donated and are for sale and available at The White Swan.

They are all priced at £20 per bottle. For every one sold, £15 will go to Friends of Holcot Playing Field Fund, if you drink the wine in the pub. If you buy a bottle and take it away,  Friends of Holcot Playing Field will receive the full £20.

Get in quick!

Gigaclear : Road closure information

From Northamptonshire Highways…

John Henry Group, on behalf of Gigaclear, have requested a number of closures to allow for the installation of a new telecommunications network.

The project in the area will commence on the 7th January 2019 and is expected to be completed by the 3rd April 2019.  As you will appreciate there has already been some works taking place using traffic signals within the area and the closures will commence when signed on site giving a minimum of 10 working days’ notice.

With Rectory Lane, Holcot residents will have access although they will need to wait to be escorted through the works.

Plans showing the closures and diversions can be viewed below:-

Spectacle Lane, Moulton and Boughton  –  https://roadworks.org?tm=111502252

Rectory Lane, Holcot –  https://roadworks.org?tm=111483787

Poplars Lane, Holcot  –  https://roadworks.org?tm=111484946

Back Lane, Holcot –   https://roadworks.org?tm=111484842

Church Lane, Sywell  – https://roadworks.org?tm=111481663

Banter and Batter quiz : the outcome and a date for your diary

The 10th Banter & Batter Quiz held at the village hall on Saturday 13 October raised £337 for Holcot Village Hall Association.

The next quiz will take place at the village hall on Saturday 2 March 2019 with proceeds going to Great Ormond Street Hospital Charity. Tickets as usual from Deryck and Jackie – 01604 781131.

Raffle prize donations are welcome.

Gigaclear : meeting notes

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On Monday, Lisa (our clerk) met with Gigaclear managers to understand the basics of their installation in the Parish. Her notes are here.

In addition, Gigaclear have provided a spreadsheet of roadworks, with the actual closures, traffic lights etc being shown on roadworks.org in the normal way.

Glynn from Gigaclear is expected to attend November’s meeting of the Parish Council.

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