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The Story of Heyford: The Canal Burst of 1939

In October 1939, prolonged and heavy rainfall brought the canal level up dangerously high. A break of sixteen feet wide occurred on the Weedon bank, releasing 300 million gallons of water into an already swollen River Nene. The entire Nene valley became … Continue reading

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Community Flood Group – March 2019

The middle of February witnessed a UK wide demo by the younger generation taking a day off school to raise the issue of Climate Change which threatens their futures and the well-being of the planet. Although directed at the Government, … Continue reading

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Community Flood Group – February 2019

What’s in a name? Last October I introduced the Midway Development at J16 which has subsequently been named Panattoni Park. An unusual name for Northamptonshire and clearly of Italian origin. The Company was formed in 1986 by the Panattoni Family … Continue reading

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