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Quick Link: Weekly Foodbank Collection Points in East Farndon

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Latest News Items

Alan Langley History Talk – Fri 17th May – Village Hall – 7.30pm

Alan Langley will deliver another of his now legendary illustrated history talks on Friday 17th May …

WNC News – March newsletter & have your say on school travel by Apl 7th

On this page you can view the latest news from West Northamptonshire Council. Visit their website at…

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Parish Meeting & Parish Council Meeting – draft minutes available

Please click the link below to read the draft minutes from the Annual Meeting of the Parish and the …

Coffee Morning – Fri 26th April 2024 – Village Hall – 10.30am

The next Coffee Morning get together will be on Friday 26th April 2024, from 10.30am to 12.00pm. As …

Celebrating 100 Years of East Farndon Village Hall

The first East Farndon Village Hall was opened in February 1924. To celebrate the major milestone of…

East Farndon BIG Spring Clean 2024 – can you help?

Good morning! Keep Britain Tidy launched the nationwide event last weekend for the ‘Great British Sp…

Dog First Aid Training – Sun 7th April – Village Hall – 10am to 2pm

A fun and interactive half day training workshop will take place at East Farndon Village Hall on Sun…

East Farndon Movie Nights – please give us your views

East Farndon and Marston Trussell teamed up to run an autumn / winter series of movie nights at thei…

East Farndon Polo Ground – new history article

Many will be remember that back in October 2023, Alan Langley gave an illustrated history talk entit…

Chinese New Year 2024 Celebration -thanks for attending & see photos

Many thanks to everyone who attended our Chinese New Year Celebration at the Village Hall on Sat Feb…

Harborough District Council – development of new local plan in process

As many will know, in December 2023, Harborough District Council (HDC) voted to adopt a big increase…

Michelle Ann School of Dance at East Farndon Village Hall

Childrens Dance Classes for ages 3+ are held at the East Farndon Village Hall on Saturday mornings. …

East Farndon Church Gates – restoration complete!

The church gates are part of the village’s World War II memorial and were installed in 1948. Unfortu…

In Memoriam – Marlene Hook – 1938 to 2023

Christmas Eve brought the sad news of the death of Marlene Hook, at the age of 85. She had lived her…

Merry Christmas! & see photos of East Farndon Snowflakes & Stars

Following on from last years 12 Days of Christmas, for this years event, we would love villagers to …

Ask Aimee! – launch of village contact group for East Farndon

East Farndon organises a range of village events to support the people in our community. We are awar…

East Farndon Christmas Soirée – many thanks for attending & see photos

Many thanks for attending our village Christmas Soirée Social, that took place on Saturday December …

New Solar Panels for East Farndon Village Hall

From December 4th 2023, the East Farndon Village Hall will look slightly different! Your villag…

In Memoriam – Gerry Prior

Many East Farndon residents and former residents will be sad to learn of the recent death of Gerry P…

Remembrance & War Memorial Renovation – Nov 2023

As most of you will know, in November 2022, we launched our campaign to raise funds to renovate the …

Curry & Bingo Evening – many thanks for attending & see photos

Huge thanks to the Village Hall Social Committee for organising a great evening to celebrate Diwali …

Remembrance Sunday and the Kindness of Strangers in 2023

How do two acts of kindness in 2023 connect with two brothers who were killed during World War One ?…

East Farndon ‘Dapper Village Makeover’ – event support needed

East Farndon needs your help for our ‘Dapper Village Makeover’ event that will take place from Satur…

Free eBooks, eAudiobooks & more with a virtual library membership

Did you know that you can download free eBooks, eAudiobooks, eNewspapers and eMagazines with virtual…

East Farndon WhatsApp Group

Sam Beesley has set up an East Farndon WhatsApp group called “Fabulously Fantastic Farndon”. This wa…


News Archive by Date Posted

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New Footpath Warden for the East Farndon Parish

After many years of excellent work, Alan Langley is standing down as the Footpath Warden for the Eas…

In Memoriam – Dr Mark Biggin

Dr Mark Biggin 18th May 1935 to 14th August 2023 It is with great sadness that the family of Dr Mark…

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Warning – Police will ticket vehicles that obstruct pavements in East Farndon

Despite repeated requests and warnings, the issue of parking on pavements in East Farndon continues …

New bench in memory of Mark Ellis

There is now a new bench on the footpath in Hall Close, the field behind Redbrick Cottage. The bench…

Lighting Bonfires – please act responsibly

Unfortunately, East Farndon suffers from people lighting bonfires on a regular basis, particularly o…

They did it! – East Farndon 100 mile cycle challenge – see photos & videos

What an achievement! On Sunday 14th May 2023, the East Farndon Racers completed their 100 miles cycl…

East Farndon LED streetlights and result of partial dark skies trial

East Farndon Parish Council (EFPC) announced in early February 2023 the completion of the upgrade to…

In Memoriam – Jean Westwood

Jean Westwood September 1931 – March 2023 The village is sad to announce the passing of Jean Westwoo…

Please keep your dogs under control and pick up your poo!

We are very fortunate to have a number of beautiful walks on our doorsteps within East Farndon and t…

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Important Note – it is an offence to fell trees without a licence

Did you know it is now an offence to fell trees without a licence if an exemption does not apply? Th…

Farndon Bridge – does anyone remember it?

Above is a photo that was lent to Alan Langley some years ago, looking down the Farndon Road from th…

New Rules for Public Open Spaces – dogs & smoking

Latest: Note that these new rules have been challenged by professional dog walkers, causing WNC to s…

East Farndon Queen’s Green Canopy Tree Planting

On Remembrance Sunday, November 13th 2022, East Farndon completed it’s Queen’s Platinum Jubilee cele…

Saying thank you to Russell Burton

Did you know that there is a simple and easy way that anyone can say thank you to a fellow resident …

In memory of HM The Queen

Our thoughts are with the Royal Family following news that Her Majesty, Queen Elizabeth II, has pass…

In Memoriam – Bryan Dunnill

It is really sad to learn that Bryan Dunnill has passed away. Bryan lived in East Farndon for many y…

East Farndon Jubilee events raise £848 for the Foodbank in Market Harborough

East Farndon celebrated the Queen’s Platinum Jubilee in style. Everyone had a great time and the spe…

WW2 Air Crash Talk – now available to view on-line

Many thanks to Judy Hodgetts and Theresa Reed for giving such an engaging and interesting talk on Fr…

Is it too hot for your pets?

See important advice regarding pets in hot weather. For more information please click the link below…

Jubilee Events raise £4,738 plus Exhibition Content now available on-line

As part of the East Farndon Platinum Jubilee Celebrations, a special Coffee Morning & Exhibition…

Bird Scarers in the fields around East Farndon

At this time of year, our local Farmers use Bird Scarers in the fields around East Farndon. The arti…

Check when the Red Arrows will fly close to East Farndon

The Red Arrows often fly over or near to East Farndon, on their way to and back from events. You may…

Congratulations to Tom Joule on his OBE

Huge congratulations to Tom Joule on being awared an OBE (Order of the British Empire) in the Platin…

Please support the people of Ukraine

East Farndon Parish Council stands in support of the people of Ukraine. Please consider making a per…

Update on East Farndon major housing development – feedback from Historic England

Following the visit by our local MP, Chris Heaton-Harris, on 14th Jan 2022, he confirmed his 100% su…

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Please keep dogs on leads in fields with livestock

Over the weekend, the sheep in the fields near the East Farndon Church have been attacked by dogs. T…

In Memoriam – Marjorie Houlston 1930 – 2021

Everyone who knew Marjorie will be sad to hear of her death, at the age of 91. She had lived almost …

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East Farndon United Charities – new Trustee & how to receive a grant

We are pleased to announce that Caroline Burton has been appointed as a Trustee for the East Farndon…

Springtime in East Farndon – A short guide to keeping safe

Article written by Bernie Fallon, 25th May 2021. It’s that time of year when nature has been woken f…

Hotel Opens in East Farndon

On a sunny morning in April, 10-year-old Louis Jeanneret and his 5-year-old brother Leo (ably assist…

In Memoriam – Brenda Hopkins

It is really sad to learn that Brenda Hopkins has passed away. Brenda lived at Orchard House in East…

Incredible Historical Find in Little Oxendon – BBC News

A gold figurine found buried in a field could be an ornament from Henry VIII’s lost crown, acc…