It is with deep regret we announce the death of Donald G Cox, former Town Councillor and Mayor. He past away earlier this week in Northampton General Hospital, after being ill for some time.
We understand that "Don" and his family originally came from Syresham. He did national service with the Royal Air Force, and later worked in a civilian role at RAF Croughton for many years and took early retirement... Read More »
Posted: Thu, 05 Sep 2019 11:00 by Stephanie Campbell
In line with the RSPB and Defra guidelines, we will be starting hedge cutting around the town. Care will be given to ensure there are no birds nesting.
We are also starting work on Swift Way balance pond to remove an invasive, non-native weed that found its way into the pond - perhaps with the goldfish. We will also be clearing reeds and rushes as the pond is being choked with these. This work will... Read More »
Posted: Tue, 03 Sep 2019 14:47 by Kathy Hale
Annually, Brackley Town Council considers requests for grants to assist organisations involved in delivering valued services to the local community. The council's grant application program for 2020/21 has now opened, and we will accept applications until 31 October 2019.
Details of how to apply and copies of the application form and guidance can be found on our website here
Please note that we cannot... Read More »
Posted: Tue, 03 Sep 2019 14:10 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.
By appointing Town Mayor's Cadets from RAF Croughton further underlines the relationship forged... Read More »
Posted: Fri, 16 Aug 2019 12:21 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.
The Issues Consultation... Read More »
Posted: Wed, 07 Aug 2019 12:44 by Stephanie Campbell
Brackley Town Football Club announce fund-raising campaign for new clubhouse
With the football season starting next Saturday, Brackley Town Football Club will be launching its 'Stand Together' campaign to raise £50,000 to help with the re-development of the club@s clubhouse that was destroyed by fire earlier this year.
The initiative, which is supported by the club's board, has been formed by a... Read More »
Posted: Thu, 01 Aug 2019 12:10 by Stephanie Campbell
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