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The late Roy Barnett MBE

After a lady in the village asked approval to commemorate within the village Roy’s work with the Mite Scheme from his family and the URC members,  a  granite plaque has been installed at the Chapel on October 12 . The … Continue reading

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Badby and Farthingstone Cricket Club Presentation Night

Tickets are going fast for the cricket club’s popular presentation night on Saturday November 16 – 7.30pm start at Farthingstone Village Hall, Maidford Road, Farthingstone NN12 8HE. This annual event for players, members, supporters, family and friends is always a … Continue reading

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Successful season closes for Badby&Farthingstone CC –

With the 2019 fixtures now completed the recently-formed Badby & Farthingstone CC can look back on an exciting and successful first season at their new home near Badby Woods just outside the village. And with a string of wins, this … Continue reading

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Bellringers’ meeting at Badby –

Members of the Daventry Branch of the Peterborough Diocesan Guild of Church Bellringers held their monthly meeting at St Mary’s Church on Saturday, September 14, 2019. Ringers from around the district assembled from 3pm to practice ringing the six fine … Continue reading

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Church Coffee Morning and trip to top of tower –

The monthly coffee morning in St Mary’s Church was held on Tuesday (September 17, 2019) from 10.30am to  12 noon.  Villagers, visitors and walkers were welcomed for coffee, tea, home-made cake and chat. The weather was wonderful for the two … Continue reading

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Church Cleaning rota for September 2019 –

Due to over-subscription of items across the five parishes, the rota for St Mary’s was omitted from the Link for this month: w/b 2 Helen Morris, Sally Byrne, Ann Skinner w/b 9 Jan Cooper, Moira Cooper, Judy Jordan w/b 16 … Continue reading

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Badby bird notes for August 2019 –

Two people separately asked me, in the last few days, if the small birds flying around above the village in good numbers were swallows or swifts. In fact, they were nearly all house martins, perhaps including the ones that had … Continue reading

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Badby & Fawsley W I in September –

Badby & Fawsley W I  meets on Thursday, September 12, 2019 at 7.30pm in Badby Village Hall. Heather Wilson will speak about   ‘Maker of Mad and Beautiful Things’  and will display some of the items she has made. For further … Continue reading

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Badby&Farthingstone Cricket Club Day –

The cricket club’s Open Day on Sunday, September 8, starts at 1pm. This is a chance to get to know the village’s newly-formed club who are planning a day of fun with a bbq, salads, cakes, refreshments, tombola and some cricket. … Continue reading

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Vandalism hits Badby Cricket Club –

Crime Prevention officers have been alerted to several incidents of vandalism and petty criminal damage at Badby & Farthingstone Cricket Club on Long Roods near Badby Woods. For several weeks the newly formed club has had fires, thefts, breakages as … Continue reading

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