Harpole ...by the community, for the community.


Welcome to the Harpole Village community website.  We hope you will find this informative and useful.  Please come again, often to see our active community at work.

We now have a Twitter account @harpole_village, please follow us for local traffic updates, news and reminders of village events.


New Publication - Flight LP826

Harpole Heritage Book - New Publication

FLIGHT LP826 written and compiled by Patricia Betts

The book records details of the Wellington Bomber that crashed on Glassthorpe Hill during the last war.

Cost £8,50.

Available from Jennifer Smith, Secretary Harpole Heritage Group
Telephone 01604 831294

Police Ward Updates

Updates from our local PCSO Officer can now be found under the 'Parish' heading.

This gives information on incidents in Harpole.

Harpole Under Threat

Harpole Under Threat...

From 4 developments:-

MM70 West Sustainable Extension
MM46 Norwood Sustainable Extension
MM26 Junction 16
MM14 Junction 16

All the above relate to developments around South View/Norwood Farm/Upton.
Developments along Nobottle Road at the Sandy Lane Junction and a Industrial Estate at Junction 16.

Please visit the Harpole Action Team website to download these documents to register your protest should you so wish.


Superfast Broadband

Northamptonshire County Council (NCC) has begun its 'mini competition' to find a suitable telecommunications infrastructure supplier using the Government’s Broadband Delivery UK (BDUK) framework- which includes BT and Fujitsu.

To strengthen Harpole's case for getting superfast broadband, a survey is available to gauge opinion.

Read more about the Superfast Broadband and get the link to the survey here.

Please remember to add that you are from Harpole Parish when completing the form.

Harpole Village has a new Twitter account

Harpole Village now has a Twitter account @harpole_village. If you have your own Twitter account, please follow us. If you just want to see what's available, click on this headline to find the link to our page. We will update it with latest travel news as and when we find out about it and add reminders about up coming events and local news within and near the village that might be of interest.

Events for the next month

Samuel Leek Concert 2014

19:30 on 26 April 2014

at All Saint's Church, Harpole.

The Sixth Annual Samuel Leek concert will be given in All Saints' Church on Saturday 26th April 2014at 7.30p.m.

This popular event has become a fixture in the village calendar and is an opportunity for anyone in Harpole or who is connected with the village to give a performance. This can be singing, playing an instrument, giving a recitation, or in fact anything that you think will entertain the encouraging audience. Individuals or groups are welcome as are all ages and levels of skill. If you would like to be involved don't be shy: please contact Allan Leroy allanleroy1@gmail.com

Harpole Heritage Groups May meeting will be the Annual General Meeting and Brian Webster 'Antique Bottle Bank'

19:30 on 08 May 2014

at The Methodist Chapel, School Lane, Harpole.

Harpole Heritage Groups May meeting will be the Annual General Meeting and Brian Webster 'Antique Bottle Bank'

All welcome for more information contact Jennifer Smith (Secretary) 01604 831294 or email jenifer.smith136@btinternet.com

We welcome new members and visitors to our meetings. Membership is £8.00. per year, members pay £1.00. per visit and visitors £2.00 per visit.

Car Boot Sale May 2014

10:00 on 11 May 2014 until 16:00 on 11 May 2014

at Harpole Playing Field, Larkhall Lane.

Harpole Car Boot Sale - May

Car Boot Sale 10.00a.m. - 4.00p.m.

The Car Boot Sale is open to the public from 10.00a.m. Parking £1.00 which goes towards the upkeep of the playing field.

Refreshments and Ice Cream available.

Sellers can arrive from 8.00a.m.

Mobile Library Visit May

13:45 on 11 May 2014 until 15:15 on 18 May 2014

at School Lane & Carrs Way.

Mobile Library 2014 Timetable (August 2013 to July 2104)

Comes to Harpole on second Sunday of each month:-

School Lane / The Motts

Times 13:45 to 14:05

Carrs Way

Times 14:15 to 15:15

Meetings for the next month

Harpole Old School Hall Annual General Meeting

19:30 on 29 April 2014

at Old School Hall, School Lane.

The Annual General Meeting of the Old School Hall Committee will take place on 29nd April.

Everyone is welcome to attend, we will have a couple of vacancies becoming vacant at the AGM, so if anyone would like to volunteer please contact Janet Jenkinson on 07855108305 or via email
jajenkinson33@gmail.com for more information.

Allotment Meeting May 2014

19:00 on 08 May 2014

at The Allotments.

May's allotment meeting will be held on Thursday 8th due to Monday being a bank holiday, as the nights are now lighter we will meet at the allotments.

We will decide at the meeting whether to revert back to Mondays or continue on Thursday evenings.

All allotment holders are welcome and encouraged to attend

Any queries please contact Mrs Rita Gibbins 01604 831289

Scarecrow Meeting for Organisations - May 2014

19:30 on 13 May 2014

at Old School Hall, School Lane.

There will be a Scarecrow Committee meeting for representatives from all village organisations, on Tuesday 13th May 2014

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