Craft/Hobby Morning - Tuesday 30th August from 10.00 am to 2.00 pm in the village hall. Come along and work on your own project: embroidery, painting, knitting, dress making, upholstery or whatever and enjoy the company of like-minded people. Note, these are not tutored sessions and you must bring your own project and equipment but tea, coffee and coke will be provided. The cost is £8 per person (or less depending on numbers). Places are limited and must be pre-booked with Teresa on 843988 or email.
Local History Society - will next meet on Friday 16th September at 7.30 pm in the village hall when the speaker will be villager Tricia Wood and the subject will be “Shackleton and the Endurance Expedition." All are welcome, non-members entrance fee is £3 each.Whilton Main Street closure - Anglian Water are going to carry out repair works to a water main which is situated in the centre of the carriageway. To undertake these repairs Main Street will be closed to through traffic from the 26th to 28th September 2016. Here is a plan showing the location of the closure and diversion route. If you require more information about the works please contact Luke Payne on 0800 145145.
Northants C C have issued edition 9 of Trading Standards News – it includes details of recent work that has been concluded and advice on how our community can better protect themselves. To read it, click . Incidentally, there are many County Council services now available online - see here for details.
has a brilliant WW1 exhibition including two WW1 specialists on hand and able to carry out both local and nationwide genealogy searches for anyone wanting more information of lost loved ones. More detail The Daventry Museumhere. The museum website is here.
DACT (Daventry Area Community Transport) - is a charitable organisation wholly supported by grants, donations and the dedication of volunteers. Consequently, they are able to provide transport services at costs substantially less than most alternative forms of fare paying transport. They can provide door-to-door transport to individuals or groups in local communities who can't use mainstream public transport allowing them to access work, training and social activities. See here for their website. They also provide excursion trips and their brochure for September - December 2016 is .
The Whilton Bake Off - was held on 3rd August last year and was very successful. There were lots of entries and £185 was raised for the Air Ambulance Service. For Lucy's full write-up of the occasion, click . To see Richard Oliver's photos, see here.
- are now running the Lifetime Prevention Development Project. The aim of this Project is to provide a service to the older people of Northamptonshire to help them look after themselves, participate fully as active members of their local communities, choose and receive the type of help they need, when they need it and remain safe and secure while enjoying a good quality life. They can come out to talk and engage with various groups, arrange lunch clubs and so on to see what people want in South Northamptonshire and how they are able to deliver it. As you will see from their Age UK website they can offer a wide range of varied and stimulating courses and activities.