Launch of Summer Fire Safety Campaign
A campaign to highlight the grass fire risk posed during warm summer months has been launched by firefighters in Northamptonshire.
Last year Northamptonshire Fire and Rescue Service (NFRS) attended 378 fires affecting grassland, woodland and crops in areas ranging from people's gardens to roadside vegetation and farmland.
NFRS launched its Summer Fire Safety Campaign... Read More »
Posted: Mon, 15 Jul 2019 11:19 by Stephanie Campbell
After an early wake-up call the BTC Ladies Team ventured out to Willen Lake, Milton Keynes to take part in 'Mission Mud'. An event held by and in support of the Royal British Legion.
Running, or should we say walking mainly the 2 mile course and navigating obstacles such as crawling under nets, muddy water, a set of tyres more akin to a mangle and the obligatory bouncy castle was the most enjoyable,... Read More »
Posted: Sat, 13 Jul 2019 18:17 by Stephanie Campbell
Brackley Town Hall's Winning Windows!
Last night, in the beautiful surroundings of Holdenby House, the Northamptonshire Heritage Awards took place. There were 10 awards to be presented covering all aspects of life in the county's museums, heritage sites and history societies. John Griff from BBC Radio Northampton compered the evening and the Heritage Forum's Patron Earl Spencer, also in attendance,... Read More »
Posted: Fri, 05 Jul 2019 14:01 by Stephanie Campbell
Authorities have been made aware of problems to the surface of Turweston Road at the North of the town.
Due to road congestion in the area, please avoid Turweston Road as a diversion route.
Posted: Wed, 03 Jul 2019 16:30 by Stephanie Campbell
We have been made aware about a serious accident on A43 between BP roundabout and Syresham. At this time, Southbound carriageway is clear, Northbound carriageway is blocked on A43.
As a result, Police on the scene are turning traffic away, and consequently drivers of vehicles are making their own decisions as to which diversion they take. This is obviously causing congestion on Brackley High Street.... Read More »
Posted: Wed, 03 Jul 2019 16:26 by Stephanie Campbell
Today, Saturday 11th May 2019 at the Annual Meeting of Brackley Town Council, Councillor Anthony Bagot-Webb was elected Town Mayor of Brackley for the ensuing year.
During his Mayoral address, Councillor Bagot-Webb presented the Past Mayor's Jewell to Councillor Mark Morrell.
Councillor Bagot-Webb appointed his wife, Mrs Kareen Bagot-Webb to be his Mayoress for the ensuing year.
Councillor Christopher... Read More »
Posted: Sat, 11 May 2019 17:00 by Stephanie Campbell
Programme for hearings into South Northants Local Plan published
The programme for the public hearings on the South Northamptonshire Local Plan has been published.
Hearings start on Tuesday, 11 June, will run until Friday, 21 June and will be held in the Council Chamber at Forum, Moat Lane in Towcester.
The hearings are held in public, but only those who have already submitted written representation to... Read More »
Posted: Thu, 02 May 2019 14:30 by Stephanie Campbell
The early birds can save money on holiday activities
Parents and guardians will have just six days to take advantage of a 10 per cent discount on the May half-term holiday activity programme for children run by South Northamptonshire Council.
Once again the programme, which is tailored for five to 15-year-old's, will take place at Magdalen College School in Brackley and the Towcester Centre for Leisure... Read More »
Posted: Thu, 02 May 2019 14:23 by Stephanie Campbell
Classic thriller Gaslight comes to Brackley this Spring
Brackley Players present Patrick Hamilton's classic Victorian-set thriller, Gaslight, from 29th to 31st May 2019 at Southfield Primary Academy in Brackley.
As the gaslight dims in a creaky old house, Bella Manningham becomes convinced she is losing her sanity. The unexpected arrival of former police detective leads her to question all she believed... Read More »
Posted: Thu, 02 May 2019 14:19 by Stephanie Campbell
Dates for the democratic diary
Residents in South Northamptonshire are being urged to take note of important deadlines ahead of the European Parliamentary Elections on Thursday, 23 May 2019.
Anyone who has changed their address, name or nationality must register in order to vote and the deadline is 11:59pm on Tuesday, 7 May.
Richard Ellis, Local Returning Officer for South Northamptonshire, said: "It... Read More »
Posted: Thu, 02 May 2019 14:08 by Stephanie Campbell