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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 

    FRIENDS OF BODDINGTON REPORT 3 JULY 2019

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  • Voter Registration

    Voter registration is quick and easy

    Letters will be landing on the doorsteps of 41,000 South Northamptonshire households from next week as the yearly electoral registration drive kicks off.

    From Monday, 15 July South Northamptonshire Council (SNC) will be asking people to confirm or update their details on the electoral register via the Household Enquiry Form (HEF). 

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  • NCC Strategic Plan Issues Consultation

    The local planning authorities in West Northamptonshire i.e. Daventry District, Northampton Borough and South Northamptonshire Councils with support from Northamptonshire County Council, have agreed to prepare a new Strategic Plan for the area. This will replace the West Northamptonshire Joint Core Strategy and will cover the period 2019-2041, although the Vision may look further ahead.

    The Issues Consultation is the first stage in preparing the new Plan, no decisions have been made yet and the purpose of the document is to raise awareness and stimulate debate. We have produced an Issues Consultation document which includes a series of questions on which we would like your views. In addition to the Issues document we have produced a Sustainability Appraisal Scoping Report which is available for comment and there is also an opportunity to put forward ideas for strategic sites through a ‘call for sites’ exercise.

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NCC Strategic Plan Issues Consultation

The local planning authorities in West Northamptonshire i.e. Daventry District, Northampton Borough and South Northamptonshire Councils with support from Northamptonshire County Council, have agreed to prepare a new Strategic Plan for the area. This will replace the West Northamptonshire Joint Core Strategy and will cover the period 2019-2041, although the Vision may look further ahead.

The Issues Consultation is the first stage in preparing the new Plan, no decisions have been made yet and the purpose of the document is to raise awareness and stimulate debate. We have produced an Issues Consultation document which includes a series of questions on which we would like your views. In addition to the Issues document we have produced a Sustainability Appraisal Scoping Report which is available for comment and there is also an opportunity to put forward ideas for strategic sites through a ‘call for sites’ exercise.

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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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