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  • Spring Lambs 2

    Spring Lambs 2

  • St Luke's Church at night

  • Spring lambs

    Spring lambs


Welcome to the Parish web site of Cold Higham. We are a small community in South Northamptonshire comprising the ancient settlements of Cold Higham, Grimscote, Fosters Booth (West), Potcote and the surrounding rural area.

Cold Higham Parish Council provides YOUR local services. For details about the Council use the Main Menu on the left of the screen.

Our website aims to provide information about ALL services, whether provided by the Parish, District or County Council. Search the A-Z of Services via the Main Menu or use the keypad on the right.

For information about the parish hall or St Luke's Church, please click the links on the left panel. The parish clerk is not responsible for these places.

A lot of other information is also available through the site:

  • Under Community in the Main Menu other organisations in the Parish can be found, as well as a What's On calendar.
  • Catch up with local news items (the latest will appear on the Home Page below).
  • Find local groups and businesses in our Community Directory.
  • Many other useful contacts can be found under Useful Links.
  • See some local scenery in the Gallery.
  • Use the Search facility (enter a keyword) or browse the site (you can use the Site Map) to find whatever you are looking for.

If you have news to tell, local photos to display, events to publicise we would love to hear about them.

Some pages are still under construction, but if you cannot find what you want or would like to recommend any improvements to our website then please contact us.

Latest News

Local Concert in Aid of Prostate Cancer

Local Concert in Aid of Prostate Cancer

Posted: Sat, 11 Sep 2021 10:13 by Site Editor

Last Night at the Proms

On Saturday 25 September 2021 at 7.30pm the award-winning Northampton Male Voice Choir (NMVC) together with the GUS Band and special guest soprano soloist Emily Haig will present its annual concert "The Last Night of the Proms" conducted by its charismatic musical director, Stephen Bell. Watch out! When Stephen's about - absolutely anything can (and often does) happen!

With a mixture of Last Night favourites for you to sing along to we bring you a fantastic range of music from Ron Goodwin's 633 Squadron to a rousing selection of songs from NMVC and a Last Night sing-a-long with Emily Haig including favourites such as Jerusalem, Rule Britannia and Land of Hope and Glory. Audience participation will be essential. More »

A night simply bursting with music. Not to be missed!!

The concert venue is the Spinney Theatre, Spinney Hill Road, Northampton, NN3 6DG

Tickets are available from choir members, online from

or from David Walsh on 01604 831455

NMVC website:

NMVC YouTube Channel:

Follow NMVC on FaceBook, Twitter and Instagram

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Poors Allotment Charity - Cold Higham/Grimscote - Apply by 10 Nov

Posted: Mon, 23 Aug 2021 10:55 by Site Editor

Each year the Trustees of the above charity are able to 'apply the income of the Charity in relieving either generally or individually persons resident in the Parish of Cold Higham who are in conditions of need, hardship or distress, by making grants of money or providing or paying for items, services or facilities calculated to reduce the need, hardship or distress of such persons'.

In practice this means that funds may be available for: More »

1. Households with at least one householder being aged 65 or over may be granted an amount to help with heating bills. Once a grant has been given it will be given annually without the need to make a new application.

2. Students in higher education needing to purchase books or tools or to pay for travelling expenses. A grant may be applied for each year whilst in higher education.

3. Any other person in need or distress at any time of the year

Because of the difficulties experienced by the Trustees in identifying eligible people, those wishing to claim a grant should apply in writing to Mrs Nita Pearson (who is a Trustee of the Charity) by email or post, as follows:

Mrs Nita Pearson
Home Farm
2 Penthorne Close
Northants NN12 8LL

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Applications need to be received by 10th November 2021.
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Cold Higham Parish Hall Garden Tea and Cakes On Sunday 5th September 2021, 11am to 3pm

Posted: Tue, 17 Aug 2021 15:20 by Site Editor

After the success of our last three "Garden Tea and Cakes" events, the Cold Higham Parish Hall Committee will be hosting one further get together on Sunday 5th September 2021. This will be the final tea and cakes event at the Parish Hall for 2021 (and we hope the weather is kind to us again!) however we hope to resume these in Spring 2022. Please do come along and join us for a cup of tea and slice of homemade cake in the Parish Hall Garden. We have really valued the support of Parish residents and friends over the Spring/Summer months and hope to see you again on September 5th. As before, the event is free of charge to all those attending and is simply an opportunity to get out and about and meet friends from the local area. More »

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Earlier News Items

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