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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 News on HS2

    Follow the latest progress on HS2

    Keep up to date with developments on HS2.

    Videos have been created which show the impact of HS2 in the form of a fly-past. Click here to watch the videos.  Also please see a letter that Andrea Leadsom has written to the Chairman of the HS2 Select Committee, and the briefing by HS2 Action Alliance on mitigation of the Environmental Impact of HS2.  

    Focus in the news recently has been the impact on local communities of contstruction traffic, particularly on the A 361 at Wardington.  See here for more information on this.

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  • Councillor Vacancy

    Boddington Parish Council currently has a vacancy for a councillor.

    Please see the attached notice and contact the Clerk on clerk@boddingtonparish.co.uk if you have any questions about this vacancy.

    DOWNLOAD VACANCY NOTICE

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  • Feedback from APM

    Please see two documents that set out the comments received by Boddington Parish Council.

    The document below includes comments received by the Parish Council both through e-mails and at the Annual Parish Meeting that the parish council has been able to make decisions on and action. This document also shows answers to some questions that don’t require actions.

    Feedback Actions Agreed

    The second document shows comments received by the Parish Council both through e-mails and at the Annual Parish Meeting that require further thought/discussion/plans/actions. This is a working document and the options stated are just ideas at this point. No decisions will be made until further research including costs, need, viability etc have been completed and further meetings have been held.

    Feedback Strategic Plan

     

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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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News

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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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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