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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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  • FOB Updates

    Please see the reports provided to the Parish Council Meetings 


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  • Fix my Street

    Fix My Street
    Northamptonshire County Council (NCC) is closing down Street Doctor and moving everything over to a new system called Fix My Street.  Street Doctor will be unavailable from around 5:00pm on Monday and the new system will go live on Tuesday.  Current reports will be moved over so they shouldn’t have to be resubmitted and the old report reference numbers should still work.  Fix My Street is simpler to use and mobile responsive and it allows photos to be attached to reports.  The new system will be available via links at www.northamptonshire.gov.uk.  A direct link will be issued after go-live.

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Latest News

Early Bird Discount - SNC holiday activities

Early bird discount coming soon, are you ready for a summer of fun?

South Northamptonshire Council’s summer activity programme is fast approaching, along with a saving of 10 percent for early bookers.

There will be a mix of multi sports, fun games, arts and crafts and some exciting guest activities including Trampolining and Swimming.

Activities and sessions are delivered by DBS (formerly CRB) checked staff, meaning parents can know that their children are safe and having fun during the holidays.

The holiday programme is open for children aged five to 15 and will take place from Thursday, 25 July and Friday, 30 August and will once again be based at Magdalen College School in Brackley and Towcester centre for Leisure.

Booking lines open on Monday, 24 June and the early bird discount runs until Sunday, 30 June. Sessions cost £19.80 for a full day (8:45am to 5pm) or £15.60 for a half day (8:45am to 3pm).

Book online from 25 June, via - www.southnorthants.gov.uk/holiday-activities

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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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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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