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Badby bird notes for October 2020 –

A highlight of the last few weeks was seeing a flock of about a dozen crossbills in a tree along the back road towards Preston Capes Road. They remained long enough for us to get a good view of the … Continue reading

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Remembrance in Badby –

Poppies for the British Royal Legion Poppy Appeal will be available for donations at The Maltsters Inn and The Little Shop. There will be no door-to-door collection this year because of the COVID-19 precautions. The Knitwits Group of the WI … Continue reading

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Badby and Farthingstone Cricket Club News – October 2020 –

Given the delayed start, the club has enjoyed a successful season with more wins than losses, several exciting final over finishes and some new players, many of whom are teenagers which augurs well for the club’s future. Club chairman Andy … Continue reading

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Play equipment –

At its extraordinary meeting on October 5 the parish council authorised the use of the new equipment on the Green for the under-fives by the village hall so long as coronavirus precautions are met. A new seat has been provided … Continue reading

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The Maltsters in October –

PUB OCTOBER 2020  ​Mon-Tues:       CLOSED Wednesday:    4-10pm        DRINKS ONLY Thursday:       4-10pm        (Bar) 5-9pm          (Kitchen)          (PIE NIGHT, 25% OFF PIES IN OCTOBER) Friday:  … Continue reading

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Macmillan (virtual) Coffee Morning 2020 –

We hope you will still think of Macmillan at Coffee Morning time and raise a mug in the company of your family or work colleagues because if cancer doesn’t stop, neither do we. With the devastating reduction in funds due … Continue reading

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Badby&Farthingstone CC News – September 2020

Badby&Farthingstone CC News With this shortened season drawing to a close, five matches to report on this month. First up was a home match against Eydon and the club’s first Covid-safe post match barbecue of the summer. Batting first B&FCC … Continue reading

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Badby bird notes for August 2020 –

We’ve had bullfinches on our feeders throughout the summer this year. This has never happened so regularly before. Initially it was predominantly males, up to three at a time, with their bright red breast plumage. Occasionally a female would be … Continue reading

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Sally Byrne’s funeral –

Sally Martine Byrne passed away peacefully at home on 15th August 2020, aged 50 years, beloved wife of Nelson and a much loved mother to ‘The Flowers’ she will be very sadly missed by all her family and many friends. … Continue reading

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Roof repairs at St Mary’s Church –

The Parochial Church Council of St Mary’s Church (PCC) has already been granted full planning permission for the project to repair the roof and replace the time expired mineral roof tiles but it still needs to obtain a Faculty from … Continue reading

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