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.  

Most of our events are organised on a voluntary basis (including the car boot sales) and the site is also run by volunteers.

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


Superfast Broadband Update

Harpole now has Superfast broadband. We are now officially on the fibre network.

BT says we can now get up to 76meg, up from 2.

Please contact BT for more information

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 (no information regarding car boot sales on this number).

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.


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

Mobile Library Visit December 2014

13:40 on 07 December 2014 until 15:15 on 07 December 2014

at School Lane & Carrs Way.

Mobile Library 2014 Timetable (August 2014 to July 2015)

Comes to Harpole on second Sunday of each month:-

School Lane / The Motts

Times 13:40 to 14:05

Carrs Way

Times 14:15 to 15:15

Harpole Gardeners' Association December 2014

19:30 on 09 December 2014

at Old School Hall, School Lane.

Tony Clear - 'Spetchley Park and Gardens'

£3.00 includes Tea & Biscuits, Guests Welcome

Meeting 7.30p.m. for 7.45p.m. start

Harpole Heritage Group December 2014 - Annual Dinner

19:30 on 11 December 2014

at The Methodist Chapel, School Lane, Harpole.

Harpole Heritage Groups December meeting will be the 'Annual Dinner' and 1914 - 2014 Anniversary more details later

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 £1.50. per visit and visitors £2.50 per visit.

Meetings for the next month

Allotment Meeting December

19:30 on 01 December 2014

at Old School Hall, School Lane.

Allotment Association meeting, all plot holders are welcome and encourage to attend these meetings.

These meetings will be held on the first Monday of the month at the Old School Hall during the winter months and at the allotments during the summer months.

All are welcome to share ideas, exchange growing tips, and meet other allotment holders.

Refreshments provided.

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