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11 April 2015

Nominations for local elections have now closed. An election for an East Northamptonshire Councillor to represent the Woodford Ward will be held on the same day as the Parliamentary Election - 7th May 2015. The Polling Station will be the Baptist Chapel in Rose Terrace. Further information can be found on the Election page.

Litter Pick

The Village Plan Group are organising a Litter pick on 25th April. If you would like to volunteer, they would love to hear from you. More details

Parish Council News

The Council had received a number of complaints regarding dog mess in Thrapston Road, Alledge Drive, Highfield and West Street.............more......

Woodford Remembers...

The Village Diary now includes dates commemorating the centenary of the deaths of those named on the Village War Memorials. On the actual anniversary date a biographical note will also be posted. More details

World War One Diary - Day by Day

Long standing residents of the village will no doubt remember the late Rector - Rev L E P De Casabianca (Rector of Woodford and Twywell 1957 -1980), but possibly less well recalled are Mrs De Casabianca's mother and step father who lived their twilight years in the bungalow at the west end of Church Street. Hubert Brown had fought in the First World War from the start of hostilities until 1916 when he was injured at the Somme. His war diaries are now being published on a daily basis, each day being put online exactly 100 years to the day following the recorded events. The diaries are somewhat vague in the early days but once mobilised become more descriptive.

Mr Hubert Brown and his wife Florence, were laid to rest in Woodford Churchyard in 1962.

Village Diary

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