West Northants Council (WNC) is working together with Kier to deliver a new highways service with increased investment for residents across West Northants.
Work has been underway since our announcement in June to prepare for the start of the new service which will focus on increased activity in our communities across West Northamptonshire, including maintaining local roads, footpaths, signage and drainage,... Read More »
Posted: Tue, 27 Sep 2022 12:34 by Georgia Connor
On Thursday 8 September, the annual Brackley Charter Fair was postponed due to the passing of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II.
Before the Charter Fair was closed that evening, Brackley Town Mayor, Councillor Paul Wiltshire and Councillor Elaine Wiltshire opened the fair at 17:30. Just after they opened the fair, both Councillor's jumped into a dodgem for a quick spin and collected their World Fun Fair... Read More »
Posted: Mon, 26 Sep 2022 13:57 by Georgia Connor
Notice of Footpath Closure and Diversion Update, Turweston
What are we doing?
Throughout 2022, we have temporarily closed and diverted sections of Public Rights of Way (PRoW) between Turweston and Whitfield, known as TUW/7 and TUW/5.
As part of our continued work in the area, it is now necessary to temporarily close a section of BD8. This closure is required due to the excavation for the... Read More »
Posted: Thu, 22 Sep 2022 10:37 by Deborah Sumner
Brackley Town Council will be hosting its second Christmas Tractor Run on Sunday 11 December at 6pm in order to raise money for Yellow Wellies.
Yellow Wellies is an award winning charity that supports the physical and mental wellbeing of UK farmers. Last year, we raised an amazing £2,135.00 for the charity and we hope to raise even more this year!
We are asking all local farmers/residents who wish... Read More »
Posted: Wed, 21 Sep 2022 15:33 by Georgia Connor
Brackley Town Council allocates money each year to grant fund local organisations which benefit the town. As the Town Council's funding comes from its precept, it is important that community groups applying for funding is of benefit for Brackley residents.
Grant applications for financial year 2023/2024 will close on Friday 27 January 2023.
Posted: Wed, 21 Sep 2022 14:18 by Kathy Hale
The public have been invited to take part in a National Moment of Reflection to mourn the passing of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II and reflect on her life and legacy.
The National Moment of Reflection will take place at 8pm on Sunday 18 September and will be marked by a one-minute silence.
We are encouraging residents of Brackley to mark the silence privately at home, with friends and family, on doorsteps... Read More »
Posted: Fri, 16 Sep 2022 12:12 by Georgia Connor
From 9th September parents and carers can apply for a reception place in a primary or infant school, a year 3 place in a junior school, or a Year 7 place in a secondary school for the September 2023 intake.
Parents and carers will now be able to apply up until 12 midnight on the closing dates for both Primary and Secondary applications, making the process easier and fairer for families.
Parents and carers... Read More »
Posted: Wed, 14 Sep 2022 11:37 by Deborah Sumner
West Northamptonshire Council will be collecting the unwanted garden bins on the weekend of Saturday 17 and Sunday 18 September in the following areas:
Households who have not subscribed will receive an individually addressed letter (attached below), delivered via Royal Mail, to inform them of the arrangements. The letter explains that residents can still subscribe... Read More »
Posted: Wed, 14 Sep 2022 09:58 by Georgia Connor
Over the weekend, an act of vandalism on the new public toilets has been reported to the Police. The lock on the gents cubicle has been damaged and we have arranged to have this repaired as soon as possible.
We have also been informed of offensive graffiti on the play area at Egerton Field. The Brackley Town Council grounds team have been informed and will remove this today.
The Police have been informed... Read More »
Posted: Mon, 12 Sep 2022 15:49 by Georgia Connor
Brackley Town Council reading of The Proclamation is at 14:30 on Sunday 11 September on the Piazza outside of the Town Hall.
At the start of The Proclamation, the flag will be raised to full-mast, then half-mast again when The Proclamation is over.
All residents are welcome to join the Mayor, councillors and staff on the Piazza at 14.30.
Please see the official town booklet below for The Proclamation... Read More »
Posted: Sun, 11 Sep 2022 12:13 by Georgia Connor