The Biking Viking’s Rode Again on the 1st/ 2nd November

BV2014-Start2wThis year the riders set out from Silverstone on the 1st November after a quick photo at the start. The day was sunnier than anticipated but initially the ride was muddier than expected (it was great when I checked it in July – honest) but after we reached the Grand Union canal at Blisworth we made good time through Northampton and around Pitsford Water for lunch at the White Swan in Holcot. Read more →

Carols and Wine

The Loveden Quartet sing Carols old and new in Holy Trinity Church, Allington on Tuesday Dec.16th @ 7.30pm followed by Mulled Wine and Mince pies at The Manor in aid of The Multiple Sclerosis Society.There will be a pay bar + raffle.

Tickets £7.00 from Leo (01400282574) or Allington Shop

Pre-School Fundraiser

Christmas wreath

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Allington and Sedgebrook Pre-School is holding a make your own Christmas wreath fundraising event on 3rd December. It takes place at Belton Old School House with a 7pm for 7.30pm start. Florist Kathy of Flowers from Holland will be on hand to guide proceedings. Tickets are £12.50 and include a welcome drink. Limited places are available.

Tickets are available from Nina on 07887 648447, Karen on 07784 437785 or Allington village shop.

Download a poster Christmas Wreath

Bonfire and Fireworks 2014

Allington bonfire 2014The annual bonfire night celebrations will take place on 5th November at the playing field at 6.00pm. The show will start at 6.30pm with the main display beginning at around 7pm. Hot food will be available together with a licensed bar.

Admission is £5 for all ages except under 6’s who get in free of charge

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Tidying Up

On Saturday 11 October the Playing Field Fundraisers and other volunteers tidied the small wooded area at the top of the playing field. This land is leased by the Parish Council and forms part of the new community wood.

Allington Hall C1900

These photos have been sent in by Anne Varley from Somerset. They are believed to show Allington Hall around 1900. They feature some of Anne’s relatives. Ann Jackson is now investigating. In the meantime if anyone can shed any light on them please let us know.

The pictures can be seen in higher resolution on The Allington Flickr account.

FixMyStreet

If you are fed up with potholes, litter and other issues that your local council should be attending to its a good idea to report it. However, it’s not always easy to know who is the responsible authority . Not everyone realises that the County Council looks after roads, the District Council manages litter and that sometimes they do things for each other. That’s where FixMyStreet can help.

If you follow the link above you will be taken to the FixMyStreet website where you can report issues like potholes, graffiti, and fly tipping. If you want to know  what is being reported locally look down the right hand side of our home page. You will see the latest issues within a 10 km radius of Allington.

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