Events: Neighbourhood Watch Roadshow – Friday 11th October 2pm to 4pm

Nether Heyford Neighbourhood Watch Roadshow

Friday 11th October – The Green – Nether Heyford – 2pm to 4pm

A national Rural Crime Week of Action has been organised by police forces across the country this week, between Sunday 6th and Sunday 13th October 2019.
Northamptonshire Neighbourhood Watch are taking to the towns and villages with a roadshow “Week of Rural & Wildlife Action”

> Come and hear more about Neighbourhood Watch
> Sign up to Neighbourhood Watch and help group the numbers for Nether & Upper Heyford.
> Volunteer co-ordinators are also required for the village local scheme, so a perfect opportunity to find out what would be involved and register.
> Providing crime prevention advice;
> Subscribing new members to the Police Alert message system
> A chance to meet the village PCSO Matt Taylor, who will be in attendance at the roadshow


Northamptonshire Neighbourhood Watch:

Northamptonshire Police – Rural crime – website:

Sign up to email notifications here Neighbourhood Alert:

The National Rural Crime Network website:

Events: Village Hall Pantomime – Sunday 29th December 2019

Following the ‘packed house’ success of last year’s pantomime, we are looking forward to this year’s production:

‘Dick Whittington’ to be presented by The Looking Glass Theatre Company in the Village Hall on Sunday 29th December at 2pm. 

We’re already receiving requests for tickets so we advise you to book early before they sell out again. Tickets – £9 for adults, £3 for children up to age 11. They can be purchased from:

Richard 01327 341044 or 07801 862 140, Alwyne 01327 340803.

New Village Playground Area – Your help is needed

New Village Playground Area – Your help is needed

After years of hard service our Village Play area is getting a bit “tired” and is now in need of some major renovation work. In view of this your Parish Council have taken the decision to use this as an opportunity to completely revise the whole thing.

We are planning a completely new Play Park that in addition to meeting the needs of younger children -as is the present case, will also cater for children into their teens. It is also hoped to put some “Outdoor Gym” type of equipment in place that can be used by all of us.

Right now we need to form a group who will work to plan and bring the project to fruition.

We already have three Parish Councillors prepared to work on this. Ideally we need two to three members of our community who are in touch with the needs of the proposed Play area users and who have vision, skill and ideas needed to complete a workgroup of six who will bring this plan to fruition.

We believe that we could have identified a source of funding. We have timescale to get the whole project finished by the beginning the next School Summer Holiday.

We need to get going as soon as possible if this is to come together.

If you feel you have the vision, time and skills to be a part of this please contact either:

Dave Musson –
Lesley Dilkes –

Please give your views, opinions and ideas by completing the survey during October:

Events: Parish Council Meeting – Monday 7th October 2019

The next Nether Heyford Parish Council meeting is on Monday 7th October.

Agenda for next meeting  |  Minutes from the last meeting

Nether Heyford has a Parish Council of 9 members and a Parish Clerk. The Council meets in the Baptist Chapel Schoolroom (situated between the Village Hall and the Baptist Chapel overlooking the village green) on the first Monday of each month at 7.30 pm (unless stated otherwise and notified via The Prattler and village noticeboards)

Members of the public and the press are welcome to attend and can take the opportunity to raise issues with the Council at the beginning of the meeting. The District Councillors and the County Councillor generally attend, and the local PCSO sometimes attends.


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Resident Profile: Jodie Caller

jodiecallerrisingstarssports-1Jodie Caller is 22 years old and is a Great Britain Judo athlete from Nether Heyford. Her judo career started when she was 8 years old. She has been part of the Great Britain squad and competing internationally since she was 14 years old.  In 2016, she unfortunately tore her ACL at the European University Games in Croatia.  Jodie had an operation and 2 years of recovery to get back to competitive judo. Jodie is now back to competing at the level she was before the injury and is continuing her judo career. Jodie has also been competing alongside studying and is now pleased to have graduated with a first class degree in Sports Coaching Practice from the University of Wolverhampton. She will now be dedicating the next 12 months to her judo career.

Her previous judo results include: 7 x British Champion | European University Games Champion | Cadet European Championships – Bronze medal | Several times European Cup Medallist

Jodie has funded her way through these competitions over the last year to get herself into the top 3 in the country, but the next goal is to medal at The Commonwealth Games in 2022.  Each trip cost approximately £300 for her to attend. In order to qualify for the big tournaments, Jodie has to compete at various events around the world in order to gain enough points to be eligible for selection. Jodie receives no funding support from UK sport or the British judo association. Jodie is looking for any donations to help her to self-fund to these events to continue her extensive judo career. Any donations will be greatly appreciated. For more information visit:


Rising Stars Sports are running sports camps at The Bliss Charity School in Nether Heyford during the school holidays with lead coach Jodie Caller October Half-Term Camps.

Monday 28th October: Gymnastics day | Thursday 31st October: Football day

Ages: 4-11 years old | Start: 9:30 am | Finish: 4:00 pm

Price: £18 per day (Early drop off is available at 8:30 am for an additional £2 per day)

Book early to avoid disappointment: | 07428 411384