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  • Church Readings: Easter Sunday

    With no church services at present, Pam Hicks has let us have copies of this Sunday’s readings and the pew sheet usually distributed at services.

    We’re happy to make them available here:-

    Pew Sheet & Readings

    Pew sheet 12.4.2020

    (Download the Pew Sheet & Readings here)



  • Closed Business Premises & Homeworkers

    A Police Guide From Northants Police

    To support businesses manage their security during the coronavirus pandemic, Secured by Design, the Police Digital Security Centre and the National Counter Terrorism Security Office have put together a leaflet containing the Top 10 Security Tips for Closed Business Premises, the Top 10 Cyber Security Tips for Working at Home and the latest Counter Terrorism advice.

    The leaflet is aimed at those who have either been instructed by the government to close in line with the Covid-19 guidance or have chosen to close, and provides advice and guidance to assist them review both their physical and cyber security to reduce the chances of falling victim to criminals.



    Or download a copy here.

    If you require any further advice around security for your business, please visit Northamptonshire Police Crime Prevention page for further information contact the Crime Prevention department at

  • Easter Bus Services

    Service 200 to Banbury & Daventry

    Stagecoach BusStagecoach advise that the Service 200 bus to Banbury & Daventry will not run on Friday April 10th , Sunday 12th and Monday 13th.

    The current Saturday timetable applies on the 11th. Bus times return to the current restricted timetable on Tuesday 14th.


  • 14/04/20 Council Agenda

    Here is the agenda for the Parish Council meeting on Tuesday 14th April 2020.

    Meeting By Video-Conference

    Zoom LogoBecause of the Coronavirus outbreak this meeting will be held electronically using the Zoom Video Conferencing & Meeting service. Members of the public can also follow the meeting but need to connect to the Zoom service (free of charge). If you wish to listen to the meeting you should contact Councillor Blackwell before the day of the meeting for details of what you need to do on:


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    Download the agenda here:-    Council Agenda 14/04/2020

    Parish Council meetings are open to the public. All are welcome to listen in.

    About Your Council’s Meetings

    Parish Council meeting take place on the second Tuesday of each month. Contact details for all Parish Councillors can be found here. You can learn more about your Council, what it does and how it works here.

  • Request from our PCSO

    Clothes Bin at Woodford Fire StationWoodford’s PCSO Carl Barton has passed on this request….

    “Can we leave unwanted clothes at home until the COVID – 19 sanctions are lifted please?”

  • Co-op Updated Opening April

    The Co-op store in Phipps Road has announced that they are reducing their opening hours on a temporary basis from Sunday 5th April.

    Mid Councties Co-op LogoOpening times will now be:-

    07:00am until 6:00pm Monday to Saturday

    08:00am until 6:00pm Sunday

    To help senior citizens and those who are most vulnerable or at risk the Co-op has introduced a ‘Priority Shopping Hour’ from 9.30 to 10.30 every day in all their Food stores. Whilst the Co-op appreciate that we all have a need to shop at particular times, they would be grateful if you could help us preserve this period for senior citizens, their carers, the infirm and those with underlying health issues to complete their shopping.


  • Church Readings: Palm Sunday

    With no church services at present, Pam Hicks has let us have copies of this Sunday’s readings and the pew sheet usually distributed at services.

    We’re happy to make them available here:-

    Pew Sheet


    (Download the Pew Sheet here)

    Palm Sunday Readings


    (Download the Readings here)


  • Road Closures w/c 6th April

    A361 & Woodford Road, Byfield

    News of two road closures for early next week has been posted on

    Road Works Warning SignThe road from Woodford to Byfield will be closed on Monday April 6th (no times given) for tree trimming by Western Power Distribution. Details here: Tree Trimming in Byfield.

    The A361 will be closed between Solden Hill House and Red Hill House for resurfacing on Monday April 6th and Tuesday April 7th and between The Twistle to Solden Hill House on Tuesday  7th & Wednesday 8th. Details here: Solden Hill House to Red Hill House Road Closure  & Twistle To Solden Hill House Road Closure.


  • Volunteer For Good Neighbours

    You can now volunteer for Woodford’s Good Neighbour scheme on-line.

    Click here to find the form….

    The scheme needs more volunteers and you can volunteer for what you can help with and when you can spare time by ticking boxes on the application.

  • Daventry Covid-19 Hotline

    Support Co-ordinated By Local Councils

    If you’re in need of extra support during the coronavirus pandemic, or know someone in your local community who is, please get in touch on a new hotline that has been set up to help residents.

    DDC LogoThe new support line number is 0300 126 1000 (option 5) and allows those who cannot leave their homes under current restrictions and those who have nobody to call upon for help, to request support in getting access to food, prescriptions and other vital services that they require.

    Daventry District Council is working with Northamptonshire County Council and other partners to co-ordinate local efforts to get people the help they need during these difficult times.

    Each call will be triaged so that individuals receive the care and support appropriate to their needs. Requests will be mapped and linked up with local community groups, volunteers and voluntary organisations who have pledged their support.

    You can also request help by completing this online form.

    Find out more about the range of support on offer during this time on the DDC Coronavirus advice pages