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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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  • Queen's 90th Birthday

    Queen's 90th Birthday

    Streetparty and Fete to celebrate Queen's 90th Birthday on 9th July at the Village Hall and Charles Cowper Field

    Watch this space for news on the plans to celebrate the Queen's 90th Birthday. Current plans include a streetparty together with a fete with lots of activities as well as a disco and children's entertainment.

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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.

    ACCOUNTS 15/16

    AUDIT REPORT 15/16




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  • HS2 Meeting 1st July

    Please see the attached notice for an HS2 Meeting on 1st July in the Village Hall.

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Latest News

Warwickshire Police Warning

WARWICKSHIRE Police has issued a warning to motorists after a number of suspicious incidents in the south of the county and across the border into Gloucestershire.

The incidents involve a blue BMW posing as a police vehicle which has tried to force other cars off the road.

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Parish, News

Parish Councillor Vacancy

Boddington Parish Council Clerk to the Council:

Kirsty Buttle

74 Beaulieu Close
OX16 4FQ
Email: clerk@boddingtonparish.co.uk


NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that pursuant to section 87(2) of the Local Government Act 1972, that Stephen Blundred has ceased to be a member of Boddington Parish Council, and that a vacancy now exists in the office of Councillor for the said Parish Council.

In accordance with the Local Elections Rules an election to fill the vacancy shall be held if, within 14 days after the date of this notice (i.e. no later than 4 July 2016), a request for an election to fill the said vacancy is made in writing to the Returning Officer, South Northants Council, The Forum, Moat Lane, Towcester, NN12 6AD by TEN electors for the said Parish.

In the event that no such request is received by 4 July 2016 the vacancy will be filled by co-option.


Sue Smith
Returning Officer
Dated: 15 June 2016.


Note: In computing the fourteen days Saturdays, Sundays, day of Christmas break, of the Easter break or of a bank holiday or day appointed for public thanksgiving or mourning are disregarded.


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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Anglian starts £1.3m investment in Boddington

The work has been designed to significantly reduce the chance of burst mains in the Upper Boddington area.

Paul Valleley, Director of Water Services for Anglian Water, said: “Since the most recent burst main, last autumn, we’ve been working to understand the root cause of problems in the area.  As part of our investigations we’ve also been in touch with local residents, the parish council and other stakeholders to ensure the work we are planning will address any concerns they had.  After a thorough investigation, we’ve designed a solution to dramatically reduce the chances of burst mains or similar issues in future.”

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A History of Boddington

10 to 12 Shillings a week with beer!

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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