News from South Northamptonshire Council:
The dream of replacing Brackley's much loved, but out of date Cottage Hospital, came a giant step closer this month after a full planning application for a new medical centre was submitted to South Northamptonshire Council (SNC).
In 2014 SNC approved a hybrid planning application for the Network 401 development at the northern entrance to the town which included:... Read More »
Posted: Fri, 10 Feb 2017 10:35 by Linda Carter
Having advertised the vacancy here on the website, four excellent candidates put themselves forward for co-option. At the meeting last night Councillors chose Mr Bernie Tiller to be the new councillor for the East Ward.
At the same meeting Council also elected the new Town Mayor and Deputy Town Mayor to be proposed at the Annual Meeting (Mayor Making) on Saturday 13th May 2017. The Town Mayor elect... Read More »
Posted: Tue, 07 Feb 2017 11:19 by Linda Carter
The lease for The Old Fire Station Cafe has been signed by the Town Mayor with our tenant, Sarah Myers, due to open her new venture on Saturday 18th February. The Town Council wishes her every success with the cafe, and we are sure that many of our residents will enjoy sampling her delicious food or simply having a coffee in the garden while watching their children playing in the park.
Posted: Mon, 06 Feb 2017 17:20 by Linda Carter
You can recycle your old christmas tree with your South Northamptonshire Council waste collection, but Brackley Town Council staff will be on the Piazza on Saturday 14th January from 9.00am - 12 noon to take your tree for shredding. Just bring your tree along and put it in the trailer and we will do the rest. Apparently at Berlin Zoo they feed them to the elephants, but we'll just feed them to our... Read More »
Posted: Sun, 08 Jan 2017 16:15 by Linda Carter
Owing to a resignation, there is now a vacancy for a Councillor on the Town Council. If you are interested, or need more information, please contact the Town Clerk, Mrs Linda Carter.
Posted: Fri, 30 Dec 2016 10:21 by Linda Carter
Brackley Town Council has accepted the proposal from Sarah Myers of 'The Mixing Bowl', for the café premises at the Old Fire Station. The lease will be signed early in the new year and Members of the Council look forward to working with Sarah to achieve a successful venture.
Posted: Thu, 22 Dec 2016 11:22 by Linda Carter
Thank you to those residents who took the time to comment.
The Council has prepared a draft budget for 2017-2018 which shows an increase for the average household (Band D) of £4.98 per year.
If you have any questions or comments please contact the Town Clerk, or call in at the Council Offices. All comments must be received by Monday 12th December so that they can be considered by the Finance &... Read More »
Posted: Tue, 29 Nov 2016 22:48 by Linda Carter
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