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|Posted by Webmaster on March 6, 2014 at 5:10 PM||comments (0)|
|Posted by Buckby Lover on March 5, 2014 at 4:55 AM||comments (0)|
Thursday 27th March - 7.30pm
Long Buckby Library
A one woman show reflecting on the life of Margaret Rutherford through Margaret's own eyes.
Both funny and poignant, the play reveals secrets about DAME MARGARET’S life that will guarantee surprises for all her admirers
Tickets on sale at the Library or Buckby Newsagents - £6.50
|Posted by Webmaster on March 4, 2014 at 2:15 PM||comments (0)|
The Wildlife Diary for last month compiled by Nick Roberts can now be found here.
|Posted by Webmaster on March 3, 2014 at 11:05 AM||comments (0)|
Tuesday 11th March, 7.45 - 9.30pm
VERTICAL GARDENING, with speaker Graham Pavey
Long Buckby Community Centre
Visitors welcome £4.00 at the door
|Posted by Webmaster on March 3, 2014 at 11:00 AM||comments (0)|
Distorted Decade and the Rhythm & Bones Disco are pleased to announce the next gig at the Football Club in Long Buckby on Saturday 22nd March
As usual it is completely free to get in and there will be plenty if cheap drinks on offer.
****Article from Band Member - Karl Thompson****
As someone who was born and raised in the village I would love to see the music scene of days gone by here once again.
I remember a time when there would be a choice of venues to go to every Friday and Saturday night in the surrounding area if you wanted to see a live band. In fact I played my first ever gig at what was then The Long Buckby Working Mens Club, at the age of 6 it was a big deal for me. And my second gig was at the Football Club!
Early last year I decided I would try to set something up that was totally free, with music from the 50's right through to modern tunes of the day, in the hopes that maybe a few people would turn up and have a good night, and in turn the football club would get some extra custom from people that would otherwise probably not venture to that side of the village.
But what actually happened was very unexpected. The entire room was packed with people, young and old alike. The feedback we received was terrific and the club were over the moon with the bar take so it was a success on all accounts.
We followed it up with a second gig later in the year with the addition of The Rhythm & Bones Disco, and although many people who had been asking when we would arrange another could not make it due to holidays and work commitments we still managed to pull in a good crowd, once again filling the room.
This time I hope we can achieve record numbers and really turn this into a local event rather than just a gig. My aim is to also include other local acts in the future and maybe even speak with the club about an outdoor summer event,with food, an area for the kids with a bouncy castle and rides, and a full afternoon of music for people to enjoy. Who knows what it could turn into?
So for all those out there who enjoy good music, please come and join us at the Club on March 22nd. It is once again free admission and the drinks there are very reasonably priced, so its a night out that wont break the bank!
There will be classic and modern songs ranging from Chuck Berry and Johnny Kid to the Foo Fighters, Kings of Leon and the Arctic Monkeys.
If anyone would like more information on the band they can head over to
It would also be good for us if you could hit the 'Like' button. This will allow you to see posts about future gigs.
Videos and audio tracks from the last gig are already uploaded there, plus some pictures from other gigs and other things like our repertoire. I have also setup an event on there so that people can let us know they will be attending, it also gives information like door times and the address of the club for anyone who is not from the village.
I am really looking forward to this gig so if you come along please find me and let me know what you thought. The more feedback I get, the better I can make the next one.
I would also like to add that I will be performing with my other band,The Bugs, featuring my father Kevin Thompson, who I am sure many will recognise as the old Parish Constable for the village, at Watfest on Friday 18th July
It is a fantastic event to raise money for the schools of Long Buckby so please come along and help support them.
|Posted by Webmaster on March 3, 2014 at 10:50 AM||comments (0)|
The next full closure of the M1 south bound between Junction 18 and 16, plus M45 eastbound between Junction 1 and M1 Junction 17, will be undertaken on 22 March 2014 between 9pm and 8am to install the retaining walls.
It is also expected that the full closures will also be undertaken 29 March and 5 April between 9pm and 8am to install the retaining walls or remove the narrow lanes.
During the closure there will be no access to/from Watford Gap southbound service station.
The works are now expected to be completed by 13 April 2014
|Posted by Webmaster on March 3, 2014 at 10:40 AM||comments (0)|
Theft of mobile phone, Play area, Station Road, 1615 - 1630
Saturday evening 1st March, Police attended an incident where a HGV had attempted a U turn on the section of A5 between Kilsby and DIRFT.
As a result the HGV had to be recovered which as you can imagine is not the easiest or quickest of recoveries. This resulted in 3 police vehicles being tied up with this incident due to the A5 being completely blocked.
If you should witness HGV's attempting U turns especially on this very fast and dark road I would like to know, please call 101 when it is safe for you to do so. Or drop me an e mail if the HGV has left the area. I will follow up with the relevent company the actions of the driver.
Another reported case of horse main plaiting of two horses, just outside Kilsby. Our advice regarding these sort of incidents is precautionary, to date in our area I am not aware of any follow on incidents. It is certainly worth being aware and removing the marks or plaits and looking at the location of your animal from a security point of view. I am happy to receive any photographs by e mail of plaits etc found.
|Posted by Webmaster on March 3, 2014 at 10:35 AM||comments (1)|
Meat and Alcohol are the most common items stolen form Costcutters and the Co-Op
If you shop at these shops please keep alert, if you see someone acting suspicious around the wine, beer or meat aisles, please alert the staff should you see anything.
Having local knowledge and good CCTV in the shops our PCSO identified 1 shoplifter where a crime was detected
|Posted by Webmaster on March 3, 2014 at 10:20 AM||comments (0)|
East Haddon Village Hall - Thursday 20th March
2:00pm to 3:30pm
*Hungry Caterpillar Story Time
*Free Play Session
Come and meet Rosie the Dog and find out what is happening for you and your familty in the area
***Pick up your free gift bag when you register with your local Children's Centre***
Phone: 01327 313861
|Posted by Webmaster on March 3, 2014 at 9:30 AM||comments (0)|
Long Buckby History Society would like to invite you to a talk on Eating, Shopping and Manufacture from 1837 - today by Jon-Paul Carr
FOOD GLORIOUS FOOD!!!
Wednesday 19th March at 7:45pm
Long Buckby Community Centre
All welcome, Visitors £2.00
|Posted by Webmaster on February 27, 2014 at 9:35 AM||comments (0)|
Curry Night in aid of Marie Curie Nurses
Thursday 17th April, The Village Spice, Long Buckby, 7.30pm
£18 per person (£10 deposit payable in advance)
**Prize for the best dressed person in yellow
For more information, to donate a raffle prize or book call Sara 07718 318543 or e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
If you would like to join 'Daventry Free Spirits' Fundraising group we would love to hear from you, we are branching out and will soon be raising money for other cancer charities in the local area
|Posted by Webmaster on February 21, 2014 at 6:10 AM||comments (0)|
We are pleased to advise that the NAB Mobile Sight Centre will continue to visit locations in Northampton and the surrounding county.
The visit to Long Buckby will be held in GP Surgery Car Park, Station Road on Wednesday March 19th 2014 between 2.00pm and 3.00pm
Our friendly Information Officer, Fred Cannon, is able to offer specialist advice, support and information on a wide range of topics relating to sight loss. On board you will also find a display of everyday living aids and equipment designed to make life a little easier for people experiencing sight losss.
|Posted by Webmaster on February 20, 2014 at 9:55 AM||comments (0)|
Nordic Walking in Daventry
An up and coming Learn to Nordic Walk course is taking place in Daventry to give the local community a chance to have a go. The 4-week course starts on:
Sunday 16th March - Sunday 6th April, Daventry Leisure Centre Café, 9.00 - l0.00am.
The first session is a free taster to give you a chance to come a give it a try so please pass this onto friends, colleagues, and family who you feel maybe interested.
This is an opportunity for people to learn the fundamental techniques of nordic walking with poles with all equipment being provided for the duration of the course.
Courses cost just £25 and there are limited places so if you would like to book onto the free taster sessions or for more information please contact Daventry Leisure Centre on 01327 871144
|Posted by Webmaster on February 14, 2014 at 9:25 AM||comments (0)|
Long Buckby Parish Council are arranging an event for the summer to commemorate the 100 year anniversary of the start of World War 1.
Following a public meeting earlier this week, we now need to form a small group of people to be the events organisation team!
If you would be interested in helping, please contact the Parish Clerk.
E-Mail address: email@example.com
|Posted by Webmaster on February 14, 2014 at 9:20 AM||comments (0)|
Burglary non dwelling, Station Road, 17:30 11 Feb - 07:00 12 Feb
Theft of scrap metal, Skinyard Lane, 10:00 - 10:10 11 Feb
|Posted by Webmaster on February 3, 2014 at 6:15 PM||comments (0)|
Abby Moore, Chair of Junior School PTA, has asked us to make you aware that the LBJS PTA and Friends of the Infant School are organising a 'Love Labels' Fashion Show at the Junior School on Friday 28th March from 6.30pm.
Tickets will be £3 for adults and £1 for children.
Bar and food will be available along with the opportunity to buy ladies and childrens clothes at half the price on the high street.
Funds will go towards both schools to benefit the pupils. Hope to see as many people there as possible.
|Posted by Webmaster on January 30, 2014 at 10:00 AM||comments (0)|
Small and friendly Spanish classes, taught by a native Spanish speaker with 15 years of experience, held in the Cricket Pavilion in East Haddon (NN6 8BU)
Advance Monday 9.00am & 10.30am
Intermediate Tuesday 9.00am & 10.30am
Beginners Starting soon on Monday at 12.10pm
Lessons one hour and 20 minutes long at £8 each
For more information contact Lucía on 07896298129 or firstname.lastname@example.org or email@example.com
|Posted by Webmaster on January 26, 2014 at 6:35 AM||comments (0)|
Northamptonshire Highways are requiring to carry out carriageway patching works on a section of the A428 between the road to Upper Harlestone and Brampton Road.
Unfortunately due to the location of the patching that is required the road will need to be closed to through traffic for up to five days commencing the 24th March 2014. The closure will be in place between 09:15 and 15:30.
Below you will find a plan showing the extent of the closure and the diversion route.
|Posted by Webmaster on January 22, 2014 at 9:35 AM||comments (0)|
Fine issued to vehicle causing dangerous obstruction, Long Buckby
I have received today a message that has come from the Warwickshire area, a white transit van was seen yesterday 21/1 driving around and checking out fields with horses in them. Please if you see any suspicious activity around the area of stables and fields call the police as soon as it is safe for you to do so.
Burglary non dwelling, site containers broken into, Station Road, overnight 20 - 21 Jan
|Posted by Webmaster on January 16, 2014 at 4:15 AM||comments (0)|
Burglary, Greenhill Road, 20:00 6/1 - 16:00 7/1
Burglary, Station Road, 08:00 7/1 - 17:15 7/1
Criminal damage to windows, Market Place, 18:00 14/1 - 08:30 15/1
Criminal damage to vehicle, Rockhill Road, 10:00 -15:00 12/1