Welcome to Welford!
Welcome to Welford village website. For more information about various aspects of village life, please choose from one of the headings along the top.
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Notices and Village News
Local Government Reform
Daventry District Council have published a bulletin regarding the changes to the County Council, which can be viewed here
Daventry and District Remembers 1914 - 18
A series of events and activities will be taking place across Daventry District this year to commemorate the 100th anniversary of the end of the First World War. Further details can be viewed on the Daventry Council website
Western Power are requiring to close a section of Newlands Road from West End to the junction of The Leys to carry out new cabling for a development. To undertake the works it is expected that the road will be closed from the 15th to 24th October 2018.
A plan showing the closure and diversion can be viewed here https://roadworks.org?tm=108206236
Northampton Male Voice Choir Annual Concert
Northampton Male Voice Choir (NMVC) under the direction of Musical Director, Stephen Bell, is delighted and extremely excited to announce that, at its Annual Concert on 20 October, it will be joined by the fabulous and hugely talented “Junction 14”, a ladies a cappella chorus from Milton Keynes - winners (with honours) in the Barbershop Chorus class at this year’s Milton Keynes Festival of the Arts. NMVC and Junction 14 will be presenting an exciting selection of songs, with something for absolutely everyone - and there may even be one or two surprises!
The Concert will be held at The Cripps Theatre, Northampton School for Boys, Billing Road, Northampton, NN1 5RT starting at 7.30pm. Tickets will be available from the Cripps Theatre booking office (tel: 01604 258666) at www.ticketsource.co.uk/cripps-hall or from NMVC Concert Secretary, David Walsh, on 01604 831455.
Daventry Council Big Switch Scheme
Daventry District Council’s Big Switch scheme which can save residents money on their energy bills.
As you may be aware, the Council has been working with switching partner, iChoosr for a number of years now and is able to secure better energy tariffs through collective purchasing power in an auction process.
Please see more details about the scheme including dates for the current auction on our webpage here – www.daventrydc.gov.uk/bigswitch
SULBY GARDENS two-day APPLE EVENT!
Thursday 11 October from 1 - 4pm and Friday 12 October from 11am - 4pm
Amazing display of apples - 130 varieties were on show last year!
The orchard and other apple growing areas will be on show with notes about each tree.
New Season’s Sulby Gardens Apple Juice for sale and Apple-themed cakes for tea.
Horticulturalist Bill Barker will be available at specific times each day to answer your apple-related questions.
Entry to garden £4 for adults, free for children, tea and homemade cake £3 per head, stout footwear recommended
A National Garden Scheme event
Sulby Gardens, Sulby, Northants NN6 6EZ. (Between Welford, Sibbertoft and Husbands Bosworth)
CPRE award winners in 2017
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Last updated 8th October 2018