Geoff Wilkins was born in Brackley in 1951 and educated in the town. After leaving school, he joined the army and served in the Military Police spending time in both Northern Ireland and in Cyprus as part of the UN peacekeeping force. On discharge he returned to live in Brackley where his employment included investigating benefit fraud for Cherwell District Council and owning a pet shop on the High... Read More »
Posted: Mon, 06 Jun 2022 15:35 by Georgia Connor
The following road closures will take place in Brackley over the bank holiday weekend (Thursday 2 June - Sunday 5 June).
Brackley | Romulus Way | 5 June 2022 | 10:45am to 11pm
Brackley | Halls Lane | 3 June 2022
Brackley | Pavillions Way, Halse Road, High St and Market Place | 4 June 2022
Brackley | Saimons Close | 4 June 2022 | 1pm to 12am... Read More »
Posted: Wed, 01 Jun 2022 14:07 by Georgia Connor
On Friday 3 June, free crown making workshops will be held at Egerton Hall in honour of HM The Queen's Platinum Jubilee celebrations.
Brackley Town Council and community volunteers will be running sessions from 10am, 12pm and 2pm for all the local residents and children to get crafty.
Taylor Wimpey have donated a generous £500.00 to Brackley Town Council and the Jubilee Community Events Committee... Read More »
Posted: Tue, 31 May 2022 16:00 by Georgia Connor
On Saturday 4 June, Brackley Community Carnival will take place at Magdalen College School between 12.00 and 4.30pm. Before the event starts, a carnival procession will take place throughout Brackley.
The carnival procession will leave from Bracken Leas School at 11:00 and arrive at Magdalen College School – St John Site at 12:00.
Whilst the procession assembles in the morning, there will be a... Read More »
Posted: Mon, 30 May 2022 14:21 by Georgia Connor
On-call Firefighter Recruitment
Do you want to do more in your local community? Are you looking to learn new skills and work with a passionate and dedicated team? Do you want to earn some additional money?
Why not join your local fire service!
Northamptonshire Fire and Rescue Service is seeking residents to join their on-call firefighter family to help protect and serve the community.
An on-call firefighter... Read More »
Posted: Wed, 25 May 2022 09:57 by Georgia Connor
The press release that went out yesterday evening regarding the money received to Brackley Town Council for the Welcome Back Fund, we would like to clarify some points following residents comments.
We agree with many comments about our high street and would have loved to use the money for other areas mentioned. However, the money received for the Welcome Back Fund is a Government grant and can only... Read More »
Posted: Tue, 24 May 2022 17:13 by Georgia Connor
Brackley Town Council are delighted to announce that we have now offered the contract to build our skate park.
The awarded contractor is Maverick Skateparks. Maverick are a skater run business specialising in the design and installation of spray concrete skateparks and have installed some of the best skateparks across the UK.
The next step is public engagement and this includes a two-part process, starting... Read More »
Posted: Mon, 23 May 2022 16:45 by Georgia Connor
Brackley Town Council has been awarded £32,790.00 from the European Regional Development Fund's Welcome Back Fund, delivered by West Northamptonshire Council.
What is the Welcome Back Fund?
The Welcome Back Fund is providing councils across England a share of £56 million in aim to drive footfall back into town centres and celebrate the high street. This funding extends on from the £50... Read More »
Posted: Mon, 23 May 2022 15:22 by Georgia Connor
HS2 Works Notification: Footpath closure and diversion, Turweston
We're writing to let you know about some planned works that we will be carrying out in your area.
In the area between Turweston and Whitfield, we will shortly begin excavating and moving earth with large plant and machinery in preparation for the construction of the Turweston embankment. These works will cross the Public Right of Way... Read More »
Posted: Mon, 23 May 2022 14:29 by Deborah Sumner
Brackley Town Council and the Jubilee Community Events Committee is celebrating today after being awarded £9,972.00 in funding from The National Lottery Community Fund, the largest funder of community activity in the UK.
Brackley Town Council will use their funding to put towards the costs of the one-off spectacular 'Brackley Platinum Jubilee Festival' event for HM The Queen's Platinum Jubilee... Read More »
Posted: Thu, 19 May 2022 14:34 by Georgia Connor