Latest News

Active Northants - free access to online classes

Active Northants - free access to online classes

Are you a teenager struggling with motivation? Are you looking for something new to try? Or do you just want to hang out with your mates doing something.

ACTIVE NORTHANTS offers Boxing, Calisthenics, Dance, Fitness and Yoga classes FREE OF CHARGE throughout June, you can sign in and spend time with other teenagers in a socially minded physical activity setting.

To make it even better, the more you participate... Read More »

Posted: Thu, 28 May 2020 12:17 by Stephanie Campbell

Tags: Northamptonshire County Council, Sport and Leisure

Children First Northamptonshire

Children First Northamptonshire

Northamptonshire County Council, Children First Northamptonshire has just launched consultations on the following services:

  • Residential Short Breaks for Carers of Disabled Children
  • Services to support young people that are not or are at risk of not being in education, training or employment (NEET)
  • Targeted Safeguarding Intervention Services

There is an opportunity to provide feedback through the Councils... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 27 May 2020 12:55 by Stephanie Campbell

Tags: Information and advice, Northamptonshire County Council

Highways England - A43 works to commence June 2020

Highways England - A43 works to commence June 2020

Highways England are to commence essential maintenance works on A43. Four schemes of work will commence early June as follows:

June - A43/M40 Ardley roundabout

August - A43 northbound RAF Croughton and Barley Mow roundabout A43 soutbound at Tusmore

September to December - A43 soutbound A413 to Whitfield and Abthorpe roundabout

Diversions and delays will be necessary to carry out these works, including... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 20 May 2020 09:35 by Stephanie Campbell

Tags: Highways, Information

Friday Market 15th May 2020

Friday Market 15th May 2020

Good news for all plant lovers ... Following latest guidelines and advice issued, we are pleased to announce that Dave Wilcox of Greatfield Plants will return to Brackley market on Friday this week.

Dave's stall will be located on the Piazza as normal, however, we have a new lay-out in place to ensure the safety of all traders and customers. Please observe signs in place and social distancing guidance... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 13 May 2020 09:51 by Stephanie Campbell

Tags: Covid-19, Town Centre

VE Day 75 - Friday 8th May 2020

VE Day 75 - Friday 8th May 2020

Visit our dedicated website page to find details of what's happening tomorrow within our wonderful community to commemorate VE Day 75 tomorrow.

What have you got planned within your household tomorrow? Have you decorated your home and/or garden?
Are you preparing themed food?
Have your children made bunting or flags?

If you wish to share some images of your celebrations, we would be delighted to receive... Read More »


Posted: Thu, 07 May 2020 13:46 by Stephanie Campbell

Tags: History & Heritage, Town Events

Reminder to ALL dog owners

Reminder to ALL dog owners

All dog owners are reminded that their dogs MUST be kept on a lead at all times when visiting the St. James' Lake area. We have made numerous requests and placed signage in the area, but unfortunately, some people are not respecting these requests.

Thank you for your support during this time.

Posted: Fri, 01 May 2020 13:16 by Stephanie Campbell

Tags: Covid-19, Information, Parks and Open Spaces

VE Day 75 - Friday 8th May 2020

VE Day 75 - Friday 8th May 2020

Message from the Town Mayor

Celebrating VE Day 75 was originally planned as a nationwide event spread of over a three-day period and plans for a Brackley Town weekend of activities, starting on the afternoon of May 8th, were well advanced. Then comes Covid-19 causing disruption to our daily life the likes of which have not been seen since the end of World War II. The determination of the Nation, as... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 29 Apr 2020 11:36 by Stephanie Campbell

Tags: Covid-19, History & Heritage, Information, News

St. James' Lake update .......

St. James' Lake update .......

Officers from the Environment Agency have visited St.James' Lake again today to carry out further investigations. Samples of water and dead fish have been taken for testing, and we will report findings as soon as council has been notified.

This and a previous visit by EA last week followed a large number of reports relating to dead fish in the water. We are very grateful to all those people who have... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 28 Apr 2020 11:52 by Stephanie Campbell

Tags: Covid-19, Parks and Open Spaces

Town maintenance continues through lock-down

Town maintenance continues through lock-down

Whilst all play areas and equipment are closed for the foreseeable future, our grounds team are taking this time to ensure cleaning and maintenance regimes continue. Today, cleaning started at Brackley Park.

Under the supervision of Operations Manager Mark Stopps, our dedicated team are working hard to ensure standards are maintained within our town.

Posted: Tue, 28 Apr 2020 11:32 by Stephanie Campbell

Tags: Covid-19, Parks and Open Spaces

Dog owners urged to keep pets on leads

Dog owners urged to keep pets on leads

We have placed more signs around St. James' Lake today reminding people to keep their dogs on a lead whilst visiting.

This advice has been issued by the Government relating to current Covid-19 conditions. We also need to protect wildlife in the area, particularly very young ducklings and goslings. Unfortunately, a number of distressing reports of free-roaming dogs either chasing or attacking wildlife.... Read More »

Posted: Fri, 24 Apr 2020 13:34 by Stephanie Campbell

Tags: Advice & Information, Covid-19, Parks and Open Spaces

Subscribe to RSS Feed Help for RSS Feeds