The first Brackley Christmas Lantern Parade added to this year's Christmas Lights switch-on over the weekend, with 200+ local children lead by Town Mayor Cllr Fiona Baker parading from Brackley Methodist Church to Burgess Square.
All the children attended decorating workshops held at the Old Fire Station during the run-up to this magical event which also included lanterns received from our twin town... Read More »
Posted: Mon, 28 Nov 2016 12:40 by Stephanie Campbell
On Saturday 26th November, Town Mayor Councillor Fiona Baker officially opened recently completed pathway works surrounding St. James Lake, Hinton Road, Brackley.
In addition to the pathway a new picnic area has been installed with benches and new information boards will be installed shortly highlighting flora and fauna to be found in and around the surrounding area.
After public consultation, funding... Read More »
Posted: Mon, 28 Nov 2016 12:30 by Stephanie Campbell
Brackley Remembrance Parade & Service will take place on Sunday 13th November. The Parade will commence at 2.40pm followed by a Service of Remembrance at 3.00pm at the town war memorial.
Organisations taking part in the Parade are requested to meet at Magdalen College School, St. John's site, High Street, Brackley by 2.20pm.
Please note there will be a road closure in operation within the town from... Read More »
Posted: Thu, 10 Nov 2016 14:35 by Stephanie Campbell
We are pleased to announce that, after a two-year absence, Brackley will once again have a Town Firework Display this year. The event will take place on Saturday 5th November at St. John's Playing Fields, Magdalen College School.
Gates will open at 5pm with a range of activities provided by locally based charities and organisations. Food and drink will be available to purchase. The Firework Display... Read More »
Posted: Thu, 13 Oct 2016 14:05 by Stephanie Campbell
The Town Council has a vacancy for an Assistant Groundsman to complete our team of staff who maintain the parks and open spaces in the town.
If you would like to apply, please complete the attached application form and return to the Town Clerk. Closing date for applications is Monday 17th October and interviews will be held on Tuesday 25th October 2016.
Posted: Fri, 30 Sep 2016 14:04 by Linda Carter
The Town Council's Auditors, BDO have completed their work for this year and issued the Conclusion of Audit notice. The Council is required to publish the first three sections of its Annual Return, which are attached. If any resident would like to view the Annual Return, or any of the supporting paperwork, please contact the Finance Officer, Alison Moses, to make an appointment.
Posted: Fri, 30 Sep 2016 13:09 by Linda Carter
Many of Brackley's homes fall within the towns's conservation areas and lots have listed status too. If you live in a home with heritage, or work in a building with history, this workshop is for you! Iain Soden, an expert in heritage,conservation and archaeology is delivering a FREE session to anyone who wants to know more about old houses, conservationa reas and listed buildings. The workshop will... Read More »
Posted: Thu, 29 Sep 2016 09:58 by Linda Carter
The Town Hall is playing host to an evening of Georgian entertainment on September 23rd! Come along, dress up as a Georgian, listen to our Baroque Quintet and learn to dance like a Georgian too! With professionals from the industry including choreographer Stuart Marsden who has worked on several BBC programmes including Poldark, and traditional musician group Boxwod and Brass, this will be an evening... Read More »
Posted: Thu, 15 Sep 2016 10:20 by Stephanie Campbell
Come to the Town Hall as we prepare to close for a complete restoration!
This is the fourth year that the Town |Hall has been part of the National Heritage Open Day Festival and this year the building will be completely emptied of equipment, pictures, paintings and furniture so visitors will get to see the building completely stripped back before scaffolding is erected and builders move in to make the... Read More »
Posted: Mon, 05 Sep 2016 14:45 by Stephanie Campbell
While the restoration of the Town Hall is carried out, the Town Council office will be relocated to 9 Market Place.
The office in the Town Hall will close at 5.00pm on Thursday 28th July, and the new office will be open from Monday 1st August at 10.00am - telephone numbers and e-mail addresses remain the same
Most of the users of the Town Hall will have been relocated by then, so there will be limited... Read More »
Posted: Wed, 20 Jul 2016 16:57 by Linda Carter