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East Farndon Platinum Jubilee Celebrations – 2nd to 4th June

The latest communication in relation to our upcoming Queen’s Platinum Jubilee Celebrations…

Fields and their History Talk – Friday 13th May at 7.30pm

On Friday 13th May, starting at 7.30pm in the Village Hall, Alan Langley will give a talk …

WW2 Air Crash Talk – Village Hall – Friday July 1st at 7.30pm

On Friday July 1st 2022, Judy Hodgetts will be giving the rescheduled talk about the two a…

Village Hall Committee Changes

At the Village Hall AGM, held on 7th April 2022, several long-standing members of the Comm…

West Northants Council – April 2022 Newsletter

West Northants Council (WNC) is one year old and has released a special newsletter. You ca…

Daffodils by Harborough Road
Village Spring Clean – Churchyard & Marriott Green on 14th May

It’s the time of year for tidying up and getting the Village ready for the spring and…

Bench Under the Beech Tree
April edition of Farndon Matters newsletter now available

The April 2022 edition of Farndon Matters, a newsletter designed to share current Parish C…

Archive of Women’s Institute Diaries 1933 – 2016

Many thanks to Judy Hodgetts who has worked very hard to create a lasting archive of the l…

Bench Under the Beech Tree
Special collection of East Farndon Circular Walks to celebrate the Jubilee

East Farndon Jubilee Circular Walks The Parish of East Farndon is very fortunate to have a…

HMP Gartree “Super Prison” rejected by Harborough Council

Good news that the planning application from the Ministry of Justice (MOJ) was discussed a…

Foodbank Collection – need help – please donate if you can

Your contributions are very much appreciated, but please keep donating. Food drop-off poin…

Please support the people of Ukraine

East Farndon Parish Council stands in support of the people of Ukraine. Please consider ma…

WNC Public Spaces Protection Consultation – have your say

West Northamptonshire Consultation Register: Draft Public Spaces Protection Order Consulta…

Community Speedwatch – happening now in East Farndon!

Our Community Speedwatch team of local volunteers are back out in East Farndon during the …

East Farndon Defibrillator – recent training & where to find our unit

Many thanks to Elaine Pepler for organising the Defibrillator Training that took place in …

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 h…

East Farndon Hall - Newly Refurbished - 2021
New Article – The Restoration of East Farndon Hall

Please take a look at the new and very interesting article that details the recent restora…

Yoga Classes at East Farndon Village Hall

Feel Good Yoga are holding classes at the East Farndon Village Hall on Tuesdays at 6.30pm …

Avian Flu – important reminder for bird keepers

Bird keepers are reminded of the restrictions that remain in place to minimise the risk of…

Herbert Protocol – scheme to help protect people with dementia

Northamptonshire Safeguarding Adults Board in partnership with Northamptonshire Police hav…

Emergency Reservists Required

The Northamptonshire Emergency Response Corps (NERC) brings together voluntary organisatio…

East Farndon Village Archives – help needed

Work is currently underway to record and transcribe fascinating archives from East Farndon…

View With Sheep
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 …

Farndon Calendar 2022 raises a record sum!

The November photo of Postman Lee was one of those which helped the 2022 calendar raise th…

East Farndon Musicians, Singers and Performers Needed

East Farndon Parish Council (EFPC) are considering potential future Village events and are…

War Memorial Remembrance Ceremony – Nov 2021

A brief Remembrance Ceremony took place at the East Farndon War Memorial on Sunday 14th No…

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 liv…

Halloween Party in the Village Hall

A huge thank you to Chloe Wright, Carly Jeanneret and Lisa Gariano who organised a fantast…

The Spring - May Day 1950
What is the East Farndon Spring all about ?

Many thanks to Judy Hodgetts and Donna Jones for putting together a really interesting art…

Many Thanks to Alan Langley for his latest talk – £135 raised for Marriott Green

Alan was back in the Village Hall on Friday October 1st 2021 to deliver another one of his…

Sir Paul Greening – Interesting Biography written by Alan Langley & Lady Sara Grayson

Read the latest Village History article written by Alan Langley and Lady Sara Grayson, whi…

How hot is too hot for your pets?

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

Bench Under the Beech Tree
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 Ea…

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 be…

Hotel Opens in East Farndon

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

LOROS brings the Compassionate Communities scheme to Market Harborough

Click the link below to read an interesting article about a new initiative from LOROS that…

Read the latest East Farndon Village History article from Alan Langley

There is some speculation that the Grand National could have first been run near East Farn…

Lealand Bench Refurbishment

Following the Parish Council’s 6 monthly fixed asset audit it was decided that some of the…

New Village Planters and Signs

New planters have been installed to create more of an ‘entrance’ at the north en…

New Article….the History of Ivy House, Main Street, East Farndon

Ivy House is a tall red-brick building at the north end of Main Street, originally built a…

New Feature…spotlight on local businesses…Two Breaths More Yoga

Read about East Farndon resident Paul Hodgetts, who switched careers to set up and run his…

In Memoriam – Brenda Hopkins

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

Environment Agency – Routine Maintenance Factsheet

This factsheet has been developed for Parish and Town Councils to explain what the En…

Greeting Cards for Sale….with all profits donated to the Foodbank !

In addition to the Parish Council’s support of Village food collections for the Mark…

Beech Tree Plaque - Nov 2019
Do you know the History behind the Beech Tree ?

Please take a look at the new article from Judy Hodgetts that presents the history behind …

New WW2 History Article – Profile of Sir Alexander Stanier

Sir Alex and Lady Stanier lived in ‘The Manor’ on Back Lane, East Farndon, in the 1960s an…

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 …