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Badby Fayre ‘Bottle Tombola’ Collection on 25/8/18 –

Badby Fayre ‘Bottle Tombola’ Collection Saturday 25 August 2018 Can you spare a bottle please for the BOTTLE TOMBOLA. This great fun and a great fund raiser for Badby Fayre on Sunday 2 September 2018. All proceeds go towards the … Continue reading

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Badby bird notes for July 2018 –

Butterflies, rather than birds, have been noticeable around the village during the long summer heatwave. After seeing hardly any butterflies in our garden up until about the middle of June, there have been a huge variety of species seen including … Continue reading

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Radio Northampton follows the Nene –

On Monday, August 6, 2018 BBC Radio Northampton started a series following the River Nene from source at Badby through the county. Until September 5, you can hear: the start of the programme at i-player:  from time 1:24:44 to 1:31:25 … Continue reading

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The Root(e) Family –

The church receives quite a few enquiries and visits about the Root(e) family.  Last month an entry in the visitors’ book made us aware of a visit by Joe Jansen from Fishers, Indiana.  We followed up and Joe wanted to … Continue reading

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More Guided Tours of St Mary’s Church and its Tower

35 people, all seemingly very satisfied customers,  have been along to our guided tours of St Mary’s  Church and to the top of the tower so far this year.  The following dates are available so that you don’t miss out … Continue reading

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New Church Works Blessed –

A large congregation celebrated the end of the works with the Bishop of Brixworth leading the most interesting service on Sunday, July 15. Have a look at Susan Rose’s compilation of photos here.  

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Farthingstone Nomads Cricket Club

A bit of background from Andy Nightingale, Fixtures Secretary : Our Facebook page hasn’t been updated for a while as we’ve had a couple of cancellations recently, but there will be a couple more match reports added soon. As far … Continue reading

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Bellringing on Friday July 6

Badby bells were rung to 1,260 changes of Stedman Doubles from 3pm on Friday July 6 afternoon in celebration of the life of Sarah Hartland-Swann, former churchwarden, popular social organiser and supporter of Badby bellringers. The team from the Daventry Branch … Continue reading

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Wedding bells

Our village church bells rang on Saturday, June 30 morning for a wedding, but unusually not held at the church.  Badby bride, Phillippa Watkins, made a special request that the bells ring out as she left her family home to … Continue reading

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St Mary’s Church Pew Platforms Project – Invitation to celebrate!

You are invited to celebrate the completion of the work at St Mary’s Badby at 10am on Sunday July 15 with the Bishop of Brixworth, the Revd. John Holbrook, with refreshments afterwards.

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