Brackley Town Council

Telephone: 01280 702441

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Clerk: Alison Moses
20 High Street, Brackley
Northamptonshire NN13 7DS

News

Lane Closure: A422, Brackley Road

Lane Closure: A422, Brackley Road

Following on from earlier completed bat surveys, a further established programme of bat mitigation will be carried out. To enable this to happen safely, there will be a lane closure on the A422 on Friday 29 October and Saturday 30 October.

This is to allow ecologists to safely observe and where necessary climb roadside trees to check for habitat. Subject to the outcome of these surveys tree limbs /... Read More »

Posted: Fri, 29 Oct 2021 09:19 by Georgia Connor

Tags: Environment, HS2, Highways, News, Roadworks

Brackley Local Cycling and Walking Infrastructure Draft Plan

Brackley Local Cycling and Walking Infrastructure Draft Plan

As part of High Speed Two Limited's commitment to ensure there are high quality cycling links across High Speed Two, a Draft Interim Local Cycling and Walking Infrastructure Plan has been commissioned by the Department for Transport (DFT) to identify suitable cycling routes in Brackley.

The document also considers routes into Brackley from outlying villages.

Stakeholder engagement, site audits and public... Read More »

Posted: Thu, 28 Oct 2021 12:31 by Georgia Connor

Tags: HS2, Information and advice, News, West Northants Council

Road Closure - Radstone Road 27 & 28 Oct 9.30am-3.30pm

Road Closure - Radstone Road 27 & 28 Oct 9.30am-3.30pm

Notification of Road Closure

The Radstone Road will be closed on 27 & 28 October 2021 from 9.30am to 3.30pm.

Please click on the link below for further information.

Posted: Tue, 26 Oct 2021 14:08 by Kathy Hale

Tags: Advice & Information, Information and advice, Press Release, Roadworks

Buy your Christmas lantern pack and decorate at home!

Buy your Christmas lantern pack and decorate at home!

If you and your children are unable to visit a Christmas Lantern Workshop this year, do not panic. We are selling the lantern packs for parents to purchase and collect from the Brackley Town Council office so you can decorate at home instead.

Each pack costs £2.50 and includes a lantern, light, elastic bands and cane. The pack will also include instructions on where to meet ahead of the Christmas... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 25 Oct 2021 15:26 by Georgia Connor

Tags: Craft, Events, Things To Do, What's On, Youth Opportunities

Local Depots Prepared for Gritting Ahead of Winter

Local Depots Prepared for Gritting Ahead of Winter

Three depots in Brixworth, Towcester and Wellingborough are officially on standby and fully stocked with tonnes of salt ready to grit ahead of the cold weather this winter.

The 20 strong gritting team will provide West Northamptonshire Council and North Northamptonshire Council a fully resourced service throughout the new season.

Northamptonshire Highways has made sure that drivers, like last year will... Read More »

Posted: Fri, 22 Oct 2021 11:05 by Georgia Connor

Tags: Health & Safety, Highways, News, Northamptonshire Highways, West Northants Council

Deadline for Submitting Applications for Year 7 Places – 31 October

Deadline for Submitting Applications for Year 7 Places – 31 October

The deadline for submitting applications is 5pm on Sunday 31 October 2021. This is for all children who are currently in Year 6 and can now apply for a Year 7 place to start secondary school in September 2022.

The link to apply online for secondary school places is: https://www.westnorthants.gov.uk/secondary-school-places.

Cllr Fiona Baker, West Northamptonshire Council's Cabinet member for children,... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 20 Oct 2021 11:33 by Georgia Connor

Tags: Schools

Notice of Temporary Overnight Road Closure – A422

Notice of Temporary Overnight Road Closure – A422

As part of the continued preparatory HS2 works, the A422 will be closed overnight for approximately 1 week starting from Monday 11 October.

These works are required for the excavation of a utilities trench across the road. The work is needed to provide a new water connection to our A422 south compound.

When will these works take place?

The A422 will be closed overnight, 19:00 to 06.00, from Monday 11... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 11 Oct 2021 15:03 by Georgia Connor

Tags: HS2, Information, Roadworks

Notice of night time lane closures - A43

Notice of night time lane closures - A43

Notice of archaeology mitigation work and night time lane closures, A43 southbound

Overnight closures 8pm and 6am

01.11.21 - 04.11.21 - 3 successive nights
08.11.21 - 10.11.21 - 2 successive nights
16.11.21 - 18.11.21 - 2 successive nights
06.12.21 - 09.12.21 - 3 successive nights

For more information please click on the link below:

Posted: Thu, 07 Oct 2021 15:54 by Kathy Hale

Tags: A43, Advice & Information

Brackley Christmas Tractor Run – Sign your tractor up!

Brackley Christmas Tractor Run – Sign your tractor up!

Brackley Town Council will be hosting its first Christmas tractor run on Sunday 12 December at 6pm in order to raise money for Yellow Wellies. Yellow Wellies is an award winning charity that supports the physical and mental wellbeing of UK farmers.

We are asking all local farmers/residents who wish to enter into the run and decorate vehicles with fairy lights and festive decorations to do a loop of... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 04 Oct 2021 15:41 by Georgia Connor

Tags: Events, Things To Do, Town Events, What's On

From the office of the Rt Hon Dame Andrea Leadsom DBE MP

From the office of the Rt Hon Dame Andrea Leadsom DBE MP

The Department for Transport has opened its engagement process for their next Road Investment Strategies (RIS3) process, and is keen to hear the views of road users on where investment is needed the most.

National Highways (formerly Highways England,) has launched an online feedback tool as part of the process. As well as capturing public feedback the database will be used to record engagement with... Read More »

Posted: Fri, 01 Oct 2021 13:14 by Kathy Hale

Tags: Advice & Information, Northamptonshire Highways, Public Consultation, Roadworks

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