Brackley Town Council

Telephone: 01280 702441

Town Hall Tower

Clerk: Alison Moses
20 High Street, Brackley
Northamptonshire NN13 7DS

  • Egerton Hall

    Egerton Hall

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    Old Fire Station

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    St. James Lake

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    Town Hall restored

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LATEST NEWS - 25 June 2019

Brackley Town Council (South Ward)

Clerk to the Council: Alison Moses

Tel: 01280 811421 email:



NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that pursuant to section 87(2) of the Local Government Act 1972, that Mark Morrell has ceased to be a member of Brackley Town Council (South Ward), and that a vacancy now exists in the office of Councillor for the said Town 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 15 July 2019), a request for an election to fill the said vacancy is made in writing to the Returning Officer, South Northants District 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 15 July 2019 the vacancy will be filled by co-option.

Richard Ellis

Returning Officer

Dated: 25 June 2019

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.


Northamptonshire Highways are pleased to confirm that following consultation with Northamptonshire Local Access Forum, Parish Councils and other local stakeholders, a DRAFT Rights of Way Improvement Plan (2018 – 2028) has been created and can be viewed on the NCC website by following this link:

The foreword is currently being updated to take into account the appointment of our new portfolio holder Cllr Jason Smithers.

A period of Public Representation runs until Monday 9th September and any feedback, comments or corrections regarding the RoWIP must be received by Northamptonshire Highways by close of business on that day.

Comments and corrections can be submitted via email at the following address: or by writing to:

RoWIP Secretary,
Northamptonshire Highways,
Brixworth Depot,
Harborough Road,

Latest News

Town Mayor's Cadets

Town Mayor's Cadets

Posted: Fri, 16 Aug 2019 12:21 by Stephanie Campbell

Brackley Town Council is pleased to announce that three members of the United States Visiting Forces in the United Kingdom have been chosen to participate in the Town Mayor's Cadet Programme. The airmen are attached to 422nd AGB at RAF Croughton and were chosen upon completion of a thorough interview process. More »

By appointing Town Mayor's Cadets from RAF Croughton further underlines the relationship forged over many years between Brackley Town Council and United States Visiting Forces within our community.

Town Mayor Councillor Anthony Bagot-Webb was delighted to meet with cadets and USAF Commander, Colonel Bridget M McNamara this week to finalise a working agreement. Each of the Cadets will, in turn accompany the Mayor at Civic and Community events each year. » Less

New Strategic Plan

Posted: Wed, 07 Aug 2019 12:44 by Stephanie Campbell

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. More »

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.

The Issues Consultation document and the Sustainability Appraisal Scoping Report are available for public consultation from:

5th August to 11th October at 5pm

The consultation documents including the call for sites form are available on the Joint Planning Unit's consultation website: . You are encouraged to visit the website and use the online forms available to respond to the consultation.

The documents are also available for inspection at the following four Council Offices:

- Northampton Borough Council, The Guildhall, St Giles' Square, Northampton NN1 1DE;

- Northamptonshire County Council, ONE Angel Square, Northampton, NN1 1ED;

- Daventry District Council, Lodge Road, Daventry NN11 4FP; and

- South Northamptonshire Council, The Forum, Moat Lane, Towcester, NN12 6AD.

The documents are also available for inspection at local libraries: From the week commencing 12th August copies will be available for viewing in all the local public libraries across West Northamptonshire area. Locations and opening times are available on the county council's website at: .

A series of public exhibitions will also take place during the consultation period, the nearest locations and dates are as folows:

Towcester Library - Tuesday 10th September 2-7pm
Brackley Town Hall - Thursday 19th September 2-7pm

How to comment:
The easiest way to respond is online via the consultation website: Word versions of the response forms are also available on the website. Paper copies of response forms are available at the Councils' offices and public libraries in West Northamptonshire and on request from the Joint Planning Unit (email: or phone: 01604 838678).

Hard copies of the response forms can be returned by post to: West Northamptonshire Joint Planning Unit, The Guildhall, St Giles Square, Northampton, NN1 1DE or electronically to:

Please note all comments must be received by 5.00pm 11th October 2019. » Less

Draft Sport & Leisure Strategy

Posted: Wed, 07 Aug 2019 12:40 by Stephanie Campbell

Jo Barrett, Assistant Director for Wellbeing at South Northants Council, presented the draft Sport and Leisure Strategy this week. A public consultation for the strategy is available until 18th September by visiting: More »

From this page, you can access the consultation questionnaire, or go direct to:

South Northants Council is keen to reach as wide a range of residents as possible, not just those currently involved in sport and physical activity. The strategy focuses on the health and well-being benefits of increasing physical activity in all forms, for everybody. SNC will be doing some basic comment cards to engage with children and their parents/carers at the Holiday Activity Programmes and at Leisure Centres. » Less