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  • Welcome

    Welcome to Boddington

    Boddington comprises the villages of Upper and Lower Boddington which nestle in the beautiful South Northamptonshire countryside on the borders of Oxfordshire and Warwickshire.  

    Centrally located within commuting distance of London and Birmingham it offers the best of living in a thriving community with the practicality of working lives.

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  • Latest Financial Information

    Financial information is now available to download for the last financial year. The audit report and detailed income and expenditure accounts are also available.

     

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  • Parish Plan Results

    The detailed report on the Parish Plan Questionnaire is now available and can be downloaded.  It should be read in conjunction with the summary report.

    DETAILED REPORT OF PLAN QUESTIONNAIRE

    The summary report was published in March and is available here.

    Summary Report of Plan Questionnaire

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  • Annual Parish Meeting 2017

    Thank you to all those that managed to come to the Annual Parish Meeting on 18th May. We would like to thank Counicllor Ian Morris, Northampton County Council and Councillor Rosie Herring, SNC for joining us and discussing issues for the Parish.  Also we would like to thank Philip Freer for updating us all on the work of Friends of Boddington are undertaking with HS2.

    The chairmans statement is also attached for your information.

    Chairman's Statement 2017

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Latest News

Anglian Water - Private Pumping Stations

Anglian Water has some news for those who have a private pumping station on their property, and have not yet registered it with Anglian Water.   As of 1 October 2016, many of these private pumping stations automatically transferred over to Anglian Water and became their responsibility. They have taken over all of the maintenance and the running costs too, saving customers hassle, worry and money. Anglian Water are asking people to get in touch with them if they think they have a private pumping station.

To help customers identify and report the pumping stations, further information can be found: www.anglianwater.co.uk/privatepumpingstation

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Community

Boddington Walk

Local Walks around Boddington

Follow the local walk around Boddington

You can see the evidence of history as it still remains in the architechture of some of the old dwellings, and enjoy the beauty of lovely countryside. You can download a printable version of the map and commentary

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Community

A History of Boddington

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The spelling of Boddington has changed over the centuries from Botendon in Domesday Book (1086) through Bottelendon (12th century Survey of Northamptonshire), and Budinton in the Calendar of Close Rolls (1244) to Botyngdon (1358), Botyndoun (1396) and Botyngdon (1428). When it became established as Boddington we do not know, but on some 19th century maps it was spelled with only one d. The origin of the name could be Botas Hill (dun) or, as Baker surmises, it could be compounded of Boten, a contraction of the Saxon plural of botl, a habitation, and dune or done, a down, which corresponds with the situation of the upper village.

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