Keeping up Winning Run
Good luck comes in fives it would appear after Helmdon scooped
its latest Calor Village of the Year title.
Parish council chairman Peter Burns this week picked up the
first place trophy in the medium-sized village class for Northamptonshire.
It was a close-run race with East Haddon narrowly missing
Helmdon also took runner-up category in the information technology
category it won last year for its outstanding website and
And it was highly commended in the Defra-sponsored building
community life category.
Geddington won the large village section and went on to pick
up the overall title for Northamptonshire bumping Helmdon
into second place.
Northamptonshire ACRE runs the local leg of the awards and
the prize-giving ceremony was held at it Hunsbury Hill centre
on Tuesday, July 25th.
Cllr Burns said: "We had a superb evening. Everyone in
the village is to be congratulated, especially those that
turned out when the judges visited in June."
The Brackley Post - 28th July 2006