Monthly Archives: May 2015

Annual Church Meeting –

At the St Mary’s Church annual meeting held on Wednesday, April 29, Susan Rose and Eleanor Ramsbotham were re-elected as Churchwardens. Rhoda Baxter and Sarah Brooks were elected for a further three-year term on the Parochial Church Council (PCC). The elected PCC members with … Continue reading

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Badby Village Hall AGM –

Badby Village Hall Management Committee will be holding its AGM at 7pm on Monday, June 1 in the hall. Residents of Badby and Fawsley Parishes over 18 years of age are entitled and very welcome to attend the meeting, where … Continue reading

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Open Gardens and Teas –

On Sunday, June 14 from 2 – 6pm, the gardens of Shakespeare Cottage, Southview Cottage and Trifidia will be open  with The Banks and Hilltop in Newnham in the National Gardens Scheme. Combined admission is £4, children free. On that … Continue reading

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Badby bird notes (20/5/15) –

There were several reports of a cuckoo calling in Badby Woods in April, – not a common spring sound around Badby in recent years. The willow warbler is another bird that is becoming  more  scarce in this area – I’ve … Continue reading

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Drain repairs Pinfold Green/A361 w/c June 1st

After a recent inspection, where a collapsed drain was suspected, an NCC Highways team are due to carry out maintenance work at the lower A361 entrance to Badby during the week of June 1st. Be aware that this may well … Continue reading

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Medieval murder, mystery and mayhem –

A packed Badby Church was entertained on May 16 by Badby and Fawsley WI drama group’s production of ‘The Badby Fayre Affair’, ably assisted by members of Eydon Morris Men. Wicked Abbot Roger, who apparently had not died after all, … Continue reading

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Badby & Fawsley WI

On May 14th there will be a double bill at our meeting. Resolution time is here once more and it’s your chance to say what you feel about this year’s resolution on aspects of long term care. BUT that’s not … Continue reading

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Badby Parish Council Meeting – Monday 11th May

There will be a meeting of the Parish Council on Monday 11th May in the village hall at 7.30pm. Members of the public are welcome and there are two periods for public participation. The Agenda may be viewed here

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Bells for VE Day + 70

As requested by the former Leader of the House of Commons of the Archbishop of Canterbury, arrangements were made for church bells throughout the country to be rung to mark the 70th anniversary of VE Day, just as they were on … Continue reading

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Christian Aid –

The annual red envelope collection for Christian Aid will take place May 10-16, 2015. Eleanor Ramsbotham is organising the team of volunteer collectors, who would be delighted for you to have the filled envelopes in advance of the collectors calling!

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