What is Small Business Saturday?
Small Business Saturday takes place on the 4 December 2021. It celebrates small business success and encourages consumers to 'shop local' and to support businesses in their communities. It is about reinforcing the message of utilising local assets, which in turn benefits the local economy.
Now in its ninth year in the UK, the campaign has grown significantly each year... Read More »
Posted: Wed, 01 Dec 2021 12:13 by Georgia Connor
Did you know that private landowners who are the victims of fly-tipping can apply for grants of up to £1,500 to help cover the cost of removing it?
Local authorities do not remove fly-tipped waste on private land, as it is the responsibility of the landowner to clear.
But under this scheme, farmers and private landowners can apply for a grant towards the cost of having the fly-tipped waste cleared... Read More »
Posted: Tue, 30 Nov 2021 09:56 by Georgia Connor
Due to the current weather warnings in place, we are extremely sorry to say that the Brackley Christmas Lantern Parade & Light Switch On will not go ahead this evening.
This decision has not been made lightly by the council but as the lantern parade involves so many families and young children, we have to put safety first.
The Christmas lights will be switched on tonight in town and the market is... Read More »
Posted: Sat, 27 Nov 2021 12:19 by Georgia Connor
Many of West Northamptonshire Council's services will be closed from Christmas Day and will reopen as normal from 9am on Tuesday 4th January 2022.
Bin collections, children's services, social care and registration service are operating as normal during the Christmas week along with emergency arrangements such as homelessness and housing repairs.
Christmas 2021 Waste and Recycling Collection Arrangements... Read More »
Posted: Tue, 23 Nov 2021 10:23 by Georgia Connor
EKFB/HS2 are holding a community drop in session on Thursday 25th November at Egerton Hall, Brackley, NN13 6GN.
This drop-in session is an opportunity for residents to find out more about the project and what it means for the local area.
Between 15:00-19:00, residents are welcome to drop by and;
-talk to the engagement teams about the construction look ahead, the environment and more.
-see maps and plans... Read More »
Posted: Mon, 22 Nov 2021 15:49 by Georgia Connor
The latest Parish & Town Council Update issued by West Northamptonshire Healthy Community Services Team is now available to read below.
Thank you for taking the time to read this publication.
Posted: Thu, 18 Nov 2021 11:11 by Georgia Connor
Each year, Brackley Town Council work alongside the Royal British Legion to organise the Brackley Remembrance Parade and Service in town.
After a break in 2020, Brackley will once again parade down Brackley High Street in honour to commemorate the contribution of British and Commonwealth military and civilian servicemen and women in World War I and World War II.
The parade will commence at 14:30 from... Read More »
Posted: Fri, 12 Nov 2021 12:17 by Georgia Connor
West Northamptonshire Council is preparing a new Strategic Plan for the area. This will replace the West Northamptonshire Joint Core Strategy and guide development in the period up to 2050.
The Spatial Options Consultation is the second stage in preparing the new Plan [after the Issues Consultation], no decisions have been made yet and the purpose of the consultation is to seek views on a Vision, Spatial... Read More »
Posted: Mon, 08 Nov 2021 15:35 by Georgia Connor
We are urging everyone to consider others in their community this bonfire night and visit a professionally staged event.
November 5 is one of several dates that cause anxiety for a large number of people, particularly pet owners whose furry friends are terrified of fireworks.
However everyone chooses to celebrate the event, some noise is inevitable so we would also like to encourage pet owners to follow... Read More »
Posted: Thu, 04 Nov 2021 12:10 by Georgia Connor
National Highways are seeking views on their road network to help plan for the future to inform their Route Studies, including seeking feedback on where users experience congestion and potential opportunities to improve walking and cycling.
Further information can be found here on Route Strategies - Highways England.
Posted: Mon, 01 Nov 2021 12:54 by Georgia Connor